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Forum: General Discussion 10-25-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,574
Posted By Stripchase
Re: RMV concept

I have owned mine for over 2 years now. I absolutely love them. No problems whatsoever with hardware. I will put mine up against any renowns or 100% Starclassic bubingas. They have the warmth of...
Forum: Drums 04-01-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,184
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Who likes brass snares?

14x6.5 Ahead Black on Brass

Fat Cat Snares
Trick Throw
Decent stock heads new

$218 brand new shipped to my door

This snare is tittts! Loud, perfect amount of ring, super...
Forum: Drums 03-24-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,830
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Odery Drums Brazil

There is a really nice Odery kit on Craigslist in Texas right now. $1600 and it has some sweet wood hoops on it and nice heads. Check it out

Forum: Drums 03-16-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,823
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Snare for heavy metal, Black Magic? Others?

I bought the Ahead 14x6 black on brass with trick throw and fat cat snares for $220 brand new. I suggest you look for one of these. Super loud, senstative and just the right amount of ring. The S...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-10-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,374
Posted By Stripchase
Re: How does my playing look? Motley Crue cover

For a year and a half I'de say your doing very well. I thought your wrists looked fairly relaxed and you have good technique given your experience. It's hard to tell how your dynamics and consistency...
Forum: Drums 03-03-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,128
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Mounting toms up side down?

RMV has thier drums mounted this way on the website. I had actually never seen this before but after asking around it's not all that uncommon. Switching the suspension mounts to the bottom anyway...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,716
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Played out songs the masses love to dance to

ya ... we would do this Sweet Home Alabamy right into All Summer Long. Made the women get out and dance every time. If I NEVER play that song (or hear it) again that will be fine with me. I actually...
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,777
Posted By Stripchase
Can I paint over a stained drum shell?

I have a drum kit with a really flat/satin stain on it. No gloss and the texture of the shell is still rough like a raw piece of plywood. I want to know if I can simply airbrush paint over the shell...
Forum: Drums 01-21-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,351
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Anyone using Fat Cat snare wires?

They came on my Ahead black on brass 14x6.5 ... I love them. I think they are far better than the PS Blasters I have on my 14x8 Pearl Maple snare
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,134
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Your last gig

My last gig was about 3 months ago. It was a biker coffee shop called Full Throttle and we had to play outside from 7-9 in 45 degree weather. There were about 50 biker dudes there ... real ones, not...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,525
Posted By Stripchase
Re: soundproofing a room?

I had some pretty good luck using heavy moving blankets. I built a free standing "coat rack" style frame similar to the diagram below but I made mine from 3" PVC pipe from Home Depot. Super cheap...
Forum: Drums 12-24-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 34,132
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Fantastic find! Custom Classic Kit Review

They don't appear to be 'bad" for the price but why not just go with Ddrum Dominions and get the nice black chrome hardware and die cast hoops? Ddrum also has more sizes and configurations available...
Forum: General Discussion 12-21-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,245
Posted By Stripchase
Re: The "free gig" that wasn't...

Yeeeaaass! Awesome story. I love to hear that stuff.

Reminds me of a show my band did last year. We were scheduled to play a weekend, back to back Fri - Sat night for $300. The bar made so much...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,318
Posted By Stripchase
Re: greatly need help from experienced drummers

Playing with a metronome is what you do in your first couple years of learning the instrument. Playing to a click with a band is absolute nonsense to me. An intermediate to advanced drummer should...
Forum: Drums 11-25-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,475
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Tuning/Muffling tips for ACRYLIC shells...HELP!

First of all you got an amazing price on that kit. I saw those on Ebay too and i wanted one bad but just couldn't justify spending the cash right now. Anyway, those seamless shells are really nice...
Forum: Drums 11-24-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,523
Posted By Stripchase

Good timing on this thread ... I own an 80's Export a Ddrum Dominion Maple and an RMV Concept Series X5 (Studio shells)

The Exports sound like a cheap kit but tuned well and close mic'ed I still...
Forum: Drums 11-11-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,857
Posted By Stripchase
Re: DDRUM DIATON...opinions?

He had 4 clear kits too and those all sold in one day. This is a smokin hot deal. they were originally selling for $2100 and the lowest I EVER saw one was for $1200 used. $699 +$40 shipping? You...
Forum: General Discussion 10-29-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,895
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Mixing Brands Drums/Cymbals/Hardware

I think mixing gear is perfectly acceptable and a good way to get a kit to sound really dynamic.
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2009, 12:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,452
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Drumming and the Recession

Recession my #$!

Every weekend the restaurants in my City are jam packed. The mall is filled with families every weekend and everyone around me seems to be driving a new car. I have not seen...
Forum: Drums 10-15-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,094
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Cant decide between Ddrum and Sonor

I'm going to recommend the Ddrum ... only because I have owned 2 Ddrum kits and have nothing but good experiences with both. 1st was a Dorian Ash .. then I bought a Dominion Pocket Maple. Both good...
Forum: General Discussion 10-05-2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,245
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Presentation of drums

Kelven .... can you send me a private messege please? I would like to ask you a few questions about RMV and Odery drums in Brazil. What state in Brazil do you live?
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,178
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Sum yourself up

Been playing off and on for 10 years. Mostly off when I had to live in condos and apartments while working my way through college. I am a product of the 80's so hard rock is my thing but I enjoy...
Forum: Drums 08-03-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,431
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Looking to buy a Brass snare need help

Get that Ahead tuned and you'll be a happy drummer. I love my Ahead snare. I have yet to hear one I like better.
Forum: Drums 07-16-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,843
Posted By Stripchase
Re: Cheap Maple kits?

If you are looking for a kit to gig with ... I recommend you start looking for a used RMV Concept kit. Super light weight thin shells made from a dense maple like wood called Bapeva. The shells...
Forum: Drums 07-16-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,248
Posted By Stripchase
Re: The Stuff Drums Are Made Of

I had to think about how I wanted to reply to this for a few minutes. I absolutely hate marketing and sales techniques. Name brands mean nothing to me and I think every musician should play what...
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