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Forum: Drums 08-23-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Custom Kit Advice - Mixing Wood

Nobody talk about the huge differences in between different plies of the same wood. My drum set was made from a drum builder that makes his shells in a very interesting way , he uses guatambu and he...
Forum: Drums 06-03-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,275
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Chinese Maple vs. Canadian Maple vs. North American Maple?

In the janka rating system ( the goldstandard system to meassure wood hardness) north american maple is usually around 1400-1500 and soft maple (asian maple) is around 900-1000. So there is big...
Forum: Drums 09-01-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Tama superstar - Think I'm getting it tmrw!

those sabians are not b8!!! the series is called pro. even though they are made from b8 alloy, they are hammered and lathed the same way as sabian aax. so they are like the more cutting and brighter...
Forum: Drums 06-03-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Mapex Meridian Birch Snare - is it me or.....

Before you spend any more money, learn how to tune, bob gatzen clips on youtube are very good to start with. You need to have some knolewge, then experiment a bit and then spend some money. For...
Forum: Drums 03-18-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 770
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Odd Sized Toms

my ideal tom set up wolud be: 11" , 14", 17"
Forum: Drums 03-01-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Bearing Edges Customisation

I've been in a similar situation, I wanted that classic fat, full of body of vintage drums, but the sustain of modern drums. so I order my set, with round bearing edges on top to get that full fat...
Forum: Drums 02-06-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,570
Posted By ENRICO
Re: New Look Mapex Saturn

I really like the new lugs, they have a lot of character. but I don't like that the floor tom legs are atached directly to the shell, they used to have some kind of rim that it was pretty cool, the...
Forum: Drums 02-04-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By ENRICO
Re: To buy a new snare or to wait??

you've just started playing, I would't replace the snare until you have more experience and you know exactly what you like. you have a nice set, get good cymbal, heads. and play as much as you can!!!
Forum: Drums 02-02-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 972
Posted By ENRICO
Re: PDP X7 - good choice if I want a darker tone?

don't get me wrong, wood is really important. but you can make a maple drum sound very brigth or really dark just by selecting the rigth haed for the sound yoa are after.

if you wan dark tone get...
Forum: Drums 01-23-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By ENRICO
Re: 14"x26" Ludwig Legacy Classic bass drum - help w/ head/patch choice

tune it up!!! big bass drums sound better when tuned up, they sound dead when tuned low, no boom no preyection. and if you don't like the tone tone of any atch, just cut a piece from an old drum head...
Forum: Drums 12-05-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,114
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Black Beauty Don't

you had the thinnest snare drum head and the the thickest, most of us are happy with something in the middle.

if you are into single ply, this is the progression:

10mil: remo ambassador, evans...
Forum: Drums 11-27-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Ideal Drum Depth

12x8 is the size that I like the most, so I'd change the depth of the other toms to Match that size, and also I'd go with a bigger bd, a 22 o a 24 because the diference between your firdt floor tom...
Forum: Drums 10-03-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Upgrading my kit

+1 on used gear and I'd like to add, that if you don't know how to tune you should get a tunebot,
Forum: Drums 10-03-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By ENRICO
Re: MY KIT (Discussion/Advice Please)

I'd never use a smaller bassdrum just to be more comfortable, you'd loose a lot of sound just for acouple of inches, that's doesn't make any sense to me. But your toms are 10 by 8 and 12 by 9, you...
Forum: Drums 09-21-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,316
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Categorise this wood + other questions/help

for that vintage thuddy sound: remo coated emperor on top and remo coated ambassador on bottom. if you want extra warm use coated ambassador x on bottom. if you like evans coated g2 en top, and...
Forum: Drums 08-28-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,044
Posted By ENRICO
Re: NEED LOUDEST KIT

if you want the laudest drum you should be looking at metal drums like ludwig stainless steel drums, or trick (these ones are aluminium, so they are louder than wood drums but not as loud as the...
Forum: Drums 08-21-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,114
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Black Beauty Don't

I tried a coated g plus on my snare and I did't like it at all. May be it was my mistake for expecting something something that this head is not. It sound like an ambassador with just a little more...
Forum: Drums 08-15-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 798
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Punch Vs Low end

I think you can get that sound with thin shells with double 45 degrees bearing edges. That bearing edge has lots of attack and sustain, and the thin shell will provide the low end. My custom made set...
Forum: Drums 08-09-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,489
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Ludwig Classic Maple - Bass drum depth?

I have a 24x19" (yes, 19", it's custom made) and I love how it sound but to make it sound to its full potencial you have to hit it médium to hard and that might be a problem for some.
Forum: Drums 07-27-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Kumu Drums

You are just talking about the number of plies, but you sholud also consider the thickness og the shell. For example 6ply keller shells are aboy 3mm and six ply yahama shells are around 6mm. IMO is...
Forum: Drums 07-25-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By ENRICO
Re: is it ok to.....

I did that a long time ago, I was playing coated on top and bottom and the coating was gone in the center of the batter heads, so I put thme on the reso side. this was a good solution because i...
Forum: Drums 06-27-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By ENRICO
Re: dw coated clear heads as resonant heads?

If you want something between a clear and a coated head, you should get remo smooth whites
Forum: Drums 06-26-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By ENRICO
Re: dw coated clear heads as resonant heads?

Itls not a bad idea at all, but I don't think that someone could actually hear the diference between an ambassador and a dw coated clear as reso heads
Forum: Drums 05-27-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,204
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Rig for my (another) new band

those stand are not for me, but the look really good in your kit: clean, vintage and functional.

I was wndering about the bass drum drumhead, is it a plotter? painted?
Forum: Drums 05-26-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By ENRICO
Re: Mellow, fat snare sound

the thicker the fatter. so look for two ply textured/coated batter head, like emperor, emperor x, or my personal favourite tha black x. and the same for the reso head: the standard is 3mil, so go for...
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