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Forum: Drums 03-18-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By eamesuser
Re: "Whitehall Deluxe Drum" Pre-Pearl 4-Piece Kit

the kit looks post 70's to me,that was when that Pearl style hardware started to appear on lower end / stencil kits.I think some one may have secured the rights to the whitehall name,or Pearl...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Cover Band song selections

In the older days when clubs paid decent money they expected music from 9 to 1 or 10 to 2, expecting 4 45 minute sets with 15 minute breaks or 3 60 minute sets with 20 minute breaks,and you had to...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Custom sounds thread

That is a good idea,more likely to get an honest real idea with an owner based grass roots approach.

I have an Eames kit, and I might be able to do one in the near future when my bands rehearsal...
Forum: Drums 01-18-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,942
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Incredibly beautiful Japanese Aria drum kit find!

Interesting that the grain on the BD runs horizontally,most of the less expensive Japanese kits still had vertical grain.

Maybe it is my old eyes but your comment on the light weight of the...
Forum: Drums 01-07-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Thinking of selling my starclassic maples :-(

I love Tama Drums,but my least favorite series is the Maple drums,Tama really shines with Birch,exotic and mixed woods IMO.
Forum: Drums 12-31-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,059
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Sonor's future plans?

I think Balsa has/had been an endangered wood for a long time.

I think the first Gibson flying V bodoies were made from it.
Forum: Drums 11-28-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By eamesuser
Re: help identify these drums.

Could be a lot of things,but here is my guess,probably a pearl or pearl made stencil,the lugs look like pearl "motorboats" the mounts look like pearls too.

Because of the vertical grain,I think...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,594
Posted By eamesuser
Re: I'd Hit That podcast

First, Welcome to the forum,second, Link please?
Forum: Drums 10-23-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By eamesuser
Re: C and C Custom Drums

I have seen and heard one C+C kit in person,it sounded good,looked to be well built,and the finish was a Abalone,but with real sea shells,it was one of the coolest finishes I have ever seen on a...
Forum: Drums 10-13-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Mapex Mydentity?

I have played and heard the mid line Mapex kits like the Meridian, ect,and they are good sounding kits and a good Value,I did tap on a Meridian at a store,and it sounded good,so for the level of...
Forum: Drums 10-11-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,248
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Camco Replication Project

As I remember Rogers Camco and DW had in common that they slightly altered the edges,same profile,but with the edge being wider or narrower depending on the drum,with snares having the sharpest,or...
Forum: Drums 10-10-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Steel TAMA Rockstar Snare

My guitar player had one,I put the drum key to it and got it sounding good really quickly,even if you save up and by a more expensive snare you will probably keep the tama.

For 40 bucks you can't...
Forum: Drums 10-09-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Pork Pie Big Black... in the UK?

I have a World Max Black Dawg,a Black Hawg is the 6.5 by 14 version,same shell,as the PP,and probably priced the same or cheaper.
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Premier 60s mahogany Duroplastic

As they say in the movie business,it's a wrap.
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Premier 60s mahogany Duroplastic

I think those shells were mostly 3 ply birch with beech re rings,from the color of the wood in the Bass Drum I would think Birch,Mahog would be much darker,the two premier 60's kits I have played and...
Forum: Drums 09-21-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,061
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Snare Drum Woods - Bubinga vs Walnut etc

I had a walnut segment snare 5 1/2 by 14, I did not consider it a dark drum, was the cleanest wood drum I have ever played,tuned med to high was plenty crisp with a lot of crack,plenty of body,also...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Leaving a Band-Advice!

I think the OP did the right thing,It was nice the bandleader offered to pay him.He could still offer to sub,and be paid,they may have a tough time finding a competent replacement that will rehearse...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By eamesuser
Re: First paying gig in 30+ years

I remember doing my first gig after a 5 year lay off,some butterflies for sure,Have a good show.
Forum: Drums 09-19-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,722
Posted By eamesuser
Re: A jewel in the rough.

Looks like you won all around.I kit cherry and yours is a looker for sure.I have played a mapex ,and a DW steam bent ,cherry snares and they both sounded great

Not an expert but I have seen a lot...
Forum: Drums 09-17-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Magstar Drums

I read a review in MD where he submitted drums he made for customers along with the customers sonic/cost/cosmetic requirements and he did a wide variety of builds,I think he makes drums for players...
Forum: Drums 09-16-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Nice Drum Workshop find

Workshop series had no re rings as I remember,and I think was U.S. Made
Forum: Drums 09-16-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,387
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Gretsch or Crush?

I have seen and played a couple Renown kits,one maple and one walnut,and the finish and sound were really good,and if you love the sound and look of the G,that would be the reason to hold out for a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,562
Posted By eamesuser
Re: What drum/cymbal/piece of gear have you owned the longest?

A Zil A 20' thin crash I bought in 1976.
Forum: Drums 09-13-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Vex floor tom 16'' needed - where to buy?

I'd love to help, but I have no idea what a "vex" floor tom is.
Forum: Drums 09-12-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,086
Posted By eamesuser
Re: More blast from the past stuff - Rogers Big R kit

Bo's kit is USA made fullerton,the fact that his Badges do not say USA is an anomally ,that kit is later, and that badge and spurs makes it 1983 about.Not the same shells
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