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Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By wombat
Re: Beginner Drum Building

I know little about woodwork / drum manufacture so cant help but it seems to me to be a small "manufacturer" you have to have a "point of difference" to get attention.

For instance my "local"...
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By wombat
Re: Creating A Versatile Kit

Hmm I will defer to the wisdom of Bermuda...all you need to gig on TV is an accordion case, duck calls, and siren whistles as you can see one minute into this clip of Bermuda on a TV appearence.........
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,070
Posted By wombat
Re: Beware of Mr. Baker

Havent seen the docco...no real desire too..... enough self absorbed dickheads around without seeking out a film about one...talented or not.

As for self absorbed dickheads the Ginge and the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,150
Posted By wombat
Re: Endorsed to who?

I suspect the OP didnt intend this to be a "realistic / serious" topic, just one of those "what would you do if you won the lottery" dream conversations ( ie you will statistically never win a big...
Forum: Drums 11-04-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By wombat
Re: Yamaha Stage Custom Advantage ID

Sounds like an OK deal (dont know the pricing in your area) .... when they say "no hardware" I hope it means stands and pedals, but that the YESS mounts are included....otherwise you might have to...
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By wombat
Dilemma to keep or to buy

Any advice is welcome on this.

Theres some Mapex Orions for sale nearby for around $2000 http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/lakelands/percussion-drums/mapex-orion-/1030988370

I dont know if thats...
Forum: Drums 11-04-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,050
Posted By wombat
Re: What do you guys think of the Yamaha Stage Custom?

Larry...I have EC2s over the stock resos (remo 188s) ....gives a more tribal sound from the toms,

I have a remo powerstoke which came with my bass, cant say Im exited about it, but dont hate it...
Forum: Drums 11-04-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By wombat
Re: Yamaha Stage Custom Advantage ID

As far as I know the Stage advantages are either birch/mahogony/falkata for the older ones or plain birch for recent additions. The badging looks like stage customs.

Like you I have never heard of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,333
Posted By wombat
Re: Losing that second crash cymbal

Alas I am a hoarder. I just got rid of some "extra" shells..... I had 3 kick drums of differing sizes and toms of 8, 10,12,13,13,14,16 (yes 2, 13 toms) and 2 14 snares of differing quality.
...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,257
Posted By wombat
Re: Are we too hard on people around here?

For what its worth Larry you are one of the people who made me feel welcome.

Your right some people will stick around, some wont...maybee some ask questions seen a million times before because...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,257
Posted By wombat
Re: Are we too hard on people around here?

Hmm I generally love Dr Watsos pithy jokes, but the Saturn joke...I rest my case in the post I made just prior to Watso's
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,257
Posted By wombat
Re: Are we too hard on people around here?

As someone relatively new to the forum I have found some people very generous with their time and information across the posts I have read.

Some are very amusing.

Sadly some seem very, err...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By wombat
Re: Looking while playing

err I look when im learning, but mostly end up "counting": rather than looking and find if I close my eyes I learn more quickly..... I do duff occasionally but I am spacially aware enough about my...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By wombat
Re: DISSERTATION HELP - reference needed on what makes a drummer a good drummer

I dont know if the answer to your question is what makes a great drummer. People with aqired (or congenital) brain injuries do not have global problams.

I'm not sure what consitutes a "good...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,347
Posted By wombat
Re: Cymbals before toms

The Wackerman setup reminds me so much of the craiglist thread...... may bee the craiglist posters are whakkymen devotees lokking to reignite his passion !!
Forum: Drums 04-19-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By wombat
Re: Help with identifying wood type

Thanks all for your input

Mahogony does make part sense ( I didnt consider the possibility of staining !! ... Doh)
as the drum in question is supposed to be an old composite wood version of a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,845
Posted By wombat
Re: And I'm back to two....

Good on you Bo for stumping up for a replacment guitar, but heck given that it was clearly an accident I would have thought the owner of the guitar could have said "dont worry about it" or at least...
Forum: Drums 04-18-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By wombat
Re: Ludwig tom ID

Thank you all for your advice / input.

I have done some comparing of my toms with the suggestions you have all made. From the pictures I have looked at it seems most likely to be a Ludwig Accent...
Forum: Drums 04-18-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By wombat
Help with identifying wood type

Hi All

I recently bought a relatively cheap kick / bass ( I am gradually picking up cheap but relatively good quality bits to "build" a kit up )

Can anyone identify the wood on the inside...
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,874
Posted By wombat
Re: Who do you think is the best drummer in the world?

hmm Well I guess the OP would like this little ensamble.....

http://i850.photobucket.com/albums/ab64/jolimont/AuntyJackz1111_zps01f4c49b.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 04-17-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,912
Posted By wombat
Re: The Positive Post Campaign - Mike Johnston

Ah Dr Watso you crack me up !!
Forum: Drums 04-16-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,643
Posted By wombat
Re: Help a gear noob step up his game? (advice needed)

Just curious ...is the PDP set up as you would play it ? First thing I have noticed is the kick/ bass drum is around the wrong way....so if the stock heads are on you would be srtiking the reso head...
Forum: Drums 04-13-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By wombat
Re: Ludwig tom ID

Thanks HarryConway for the help

I bought them off a guy who was moving house (I was buying a hard case for my "pies" from him)..... he had them with the intention of building a "jungle" kit, that...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 11,944
Posted By wombat
Re: I don't study anyone

I havent read all the posts in this thread, so I may inadvertantly repeat someone elses point...if so my apologies.

Peoples brains all work differently in how we percieve, learn, store and recall...
Forum: Drums 04-13-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By wombat
Ludwig tom ID

Hi Luddy fanns. I picked up this 10(w) by 8 tom and a 14 w floor tom ( not pictured) of the same "vintage" cheap

Only trouble is that I dont know much about Luddies so I dont know what "vintage"...
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