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Forum: Drums 07-12-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By Basswood
Re: Q Drum Co.

Sounds like Keller shells to me. I heard many people saying good things of these "vintage" shells.
Forum: Drums 07-12-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By Basswood
Re: What's the sound of GUM wood?

In the case of DW/Gretsch and other north american drum builders gum refers to this tree:

Forum: Drums 06-30-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,098
Posted By Basswood
Re: YAMAHA QC fail! ☹

No, these are made in the new Yamaha factory in China as far as I know. The same one where they build the pianos btw.

I am 100% sure they will replace that bassdrum for you. A mistake that...
Forum: Drums 06-30-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By Basswood

You'll have to check by your own after reading all the people's input.

Having said so, would you consider to buy regionally?

If I had the money to spend a couple of grands for a drum set and...
Forum: Drums 06-25-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,000
Posted By Basswood
Re: John Good Interview

I love listening to John Good, when he talks about shells, it's like he is talking about good old, red wine.

Personally I think they sound good, not terrific. Especially if I look at the price......
Forum: Drum Technique 06-09-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,997
Posted By Basswood
Re: Making Drums Quieter

All that was said above and maybe the new Remo Silentstroke heads.

Forum: Drums 05-25-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Basswood
Re: Spaun TLII

Interesting, didn't know that DW was selling shells to other companies.

There is no indication that this set is made in the States, which is kinda strange. For the other ones there is a made in...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,541
Posted By Basswood
Re: Chad vs Will

There you go:

Forum: Drums 05-18-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 953
Posted By Basswood
Re: Bearing edge Sunday.

I really like your kitchen : )
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,790
Posted By Basswood
Drummers Brains Are Actually Different

Science Shows How Drummers' Brains Are Actually Different From Everybody Elses'

Forum: Drums 05-10-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By Basswood
Re: 2014 STAGE CUSTOM, better than ever?

Yep, tested them recently and yes, fantastic kits. I guess we will get the same as a maple version next year?!
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,887
Posted By Basswood
Re: Heuer Drums

Agreed. They should go for "Custom Assembler+Lacquerer" instead.
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,887
Posted By Basswood
Re: Heuer Drums

Is Heuer making their own shells or do they use Keller?
Forum: Drums 04-28-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By Basswood
Re: Warm Wood Snare

You's probably have a look at mahagony or kapur, such as the Yamaha club custom snares and snares with roundish bearing edges in general.

I have recently tested a Yamaha Rock Tour snare and I'd...
Forum: Drums 04-20-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 823
Posted By Basswood
Re: Closest wood to beech?

Are you asking because the SQ2 are very expensive?

I don't know, if you dig the sound of beech you should go for beech. Maybe try to find a used kit, Yamaha and Sonor (of course).

Plus you...
Forum: Drums 04-12-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Basswood
Re: Production

*thumbs up

Nice shells! Do you plan offering ply shells too in the future?
Forum: Drums 04-06-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,462
Posted By Basswood
Re: Holy Grail of Drum Kits?

Mine would be probably a Le Soprano kit. Feature and construction wise they are very unique drums imo.

Forum: Drums 03-16-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By Basswood
Re: Musikmesse 2014

You are all very welcome, I'll add new links in the first posting when I find some.
Forum: Drums 03-15-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By Basswood
Musikmesse 2014

Found a link with pics from the Messe. Enjoy!

Forum: Drums 03-12-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 760
Posted By Basswood
Re: Looking for new drums - vintage sound

Good advices imo, as stated, C+C, DW Jazz and maybe Yamaha Club Customs too.
Forum: Drums 03-09-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 931
Posted By Basswood
Re: Yamaha or Tama?

Easy one. The Yamahas, if you can afford them. Imo better hardware, better lugs, interesting shells.
Forum: Drums 03-04-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Basswood
Re: Unix vintage style

No reason to be shy, great shell you made there!
Most of the drummers prefer the different tone of ply shells to massive wood shells anyways, since they are used to how ply shells sound. Not that...
Forum: Drums 03-04-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By Basswood
Re: New Unix snares

Beautiful snares! omg!

Agreed with that bearing edge, Andy. It's almost like Yamaha with their patent on carbon layers mixed with wood veneer for a drum shell, or Pearl having a patent on that...
Forum: Drums 02-21-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By Basswood
Re: My Bass Drum Is Bigger Than Yours

Here is a bass drum exercise with two 22 kicks, 42(!) inches deep. I think they sound great.


I have an undrilled 22x39 shell in my basement and will...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,789
Posted By Basswood
Re: Who won the Weckl/Colaiuta/Gadd drum-off?

My own and only humble opinion: Steve Gadd forking owned all of them.
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