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Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 890
Posted By Blisco
Re: Gretsch Broadkasters Vintage Build; Floor Tom Legs Rattle Against Rezo Hoop

I stand corrected. Clear tubing is ideal. Forgot you'd need longer screws when adding more gasket.

And everyone bags on Ludwig for lug splay...geez :)
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 890
Posted By Blisco
Re: Gretsch Broadkasters Vintage Build; Floor Tom Legs Rattle Against Rezo Hoop

I would be inclined to add a rubber shim gasket of my own design before I would start dipping the hoops.

Small sheet of 1/4 rubberized material should do the trick. Pretty simple to use the mount...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Blisco
Re: Anyone own of have experience with Atlas Mounting hardware?

Are you copying me LOL?

There is a range of lug holes Atlas will work with. Best to check measurements first on any kit that someone hasn't personally put them on. Tama for instance. I do know of...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Blisco
Re: Anyone own of have experience with Atlas Mounting hardware?

The answer is yes. And there are some good threads on this too.

And the other answer is yes, do it. I would totally retrofit kits with them.
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By Blisco
Re: Going to shows of a band you got rejected from a good idea?

This happened to me about 4 years ago in a side project. We played about 8 shows over the course of 3-4 months and everything was going great. One day I found out the singer wanted to bring in his...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By Blisco
Re: Funnest Gig you've ever played?

Too many to choose from. "Mantown" sticks out because of the crowd and the lingerie show that popped a few eyballs. Then there was New Years Eve 2007 where we played til 4 a.m. and stopped briefly...
Forum: Drums 01-13-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 474
Posted By Blisco
Re: 5x16 inch (diameter) snare...anyone?

From DW's site:

The Ballad snare is a 10x16" snare drum on legs. Itís an auxiliary snare designed to give drummers low-end punch for slow ballads and heavy backbeat applications. Made using our...
Forum: Drums 12-08-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By Blisco
Re: Ludwig Legacy Mahagony

Hmmm

Ludwig kit (probably not a press release) with DW hardware??

Who could be using or playing such a (prototype?) kit?

These would surpass my desire for CM and Legacy instantly. Mahogany...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Blisco
Re: What a bummer :-(

I had a similar thing happen on an Ayotte tom. He listed it 10X8 and when I got it, I put it up to my existing 12X8 and was like...Uh Oh Spaghettios-10X9!

Seller was cool about the refund and I...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Blisco
Re: SKF Blog: A Great Drum Photo is Still Worth 1,000 Words

I'm always amazed by Buddy's poor posture.

The ads that I loved were the 80's Ludwig and Sabian ads, sometimes with dozens of their respective artists in them. Often, you could get the poster for...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,894
Posted By Blisco
Re: The being fired or quitting thread

Having read through this, it seems getting 'fired' isn't such a bad thing. Let me briefly add my recent story.

Three years ago, I was approached by my ex-bass player to form a one-off benefit gig...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 581
Posted By Blisco
Re: Putting band name on kick drum head, with multiple bands?

I use DrumArt.com and you can get cling-ons that peel off. Never tried those but would be very easy to slap on.

I play in two bands but one plays only about 5 times a year. In those cases, I find...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By Blisco
Re: Yet another reason to tear down and load out right after the gig is over...

Rule number one: Everything gets packed up and taken home.

(small and rare exception: two-nighters)
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,152
Posted By Blisco
Re: Good and bad customer service.

I tend to shop locally or online for certain things.

My most recent purchase at Stage Drop.com was excellent. Although the wrong size riser section was sent, fast follow-up, a return auth and the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Blisco
Re: Incredible funk/fusion chops and licks in simple R&B Songs

I am a funky drummer trapped in a rock band. Here's what I do and my approach.

I will take songs like What I Got from Sublime and funk them up. BUT, not the whole time. I will build it in...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,583
Posted By Blisco
Re: Drumming without shoes - caution

I play in socks because I like to slide my feet all over the pedals.

The worst incident was last summer at a wedding gig. I was really getting into my Stevie Wonder breakdown piece, went for a big...
Forum: Drums 10-22-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By Blisco
Re: 2003 DW Collectors Series - Broken Glass finish

That's white marine pearl. And yes, the May is considered a value-added accessory. A pricey one for sure but a sweet set up if you gig regularly.

Oh, and ask for the date inside the shell. That...
Forum: Drums 10-17-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 285,456
Posted By Blisco
Re: Rediculously Massive Drum Kits

I've been guilty of this in the past. Now, a 4 or 5 piece is just right.

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e358/Blisco/bullnbear003-1.jpg...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By Blisco
Re: Ringo and Greg Bissonette sitting in with Toto

I just kept clicking on more and more videos from that show.
Forum: Drums 10-07-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,345
Posted By Blisco
Re: comparing two new sets, Ludwig or DW?

The only thing I don't like about you Ludwig spec is the lack of Atlas mounts. Seems like all the hardware is old-school, which is cool, but specing mounts might sway me towards the Luddies even...
Forum: Drums 10-03-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By Blisco
Re: Gigging Kit Help?

All of the kits you listed, I think any of them will suit your purpose. Tama Silverstar is another idea too. I would be happy with any of them. Gretsch Catalina is a solid choice. The Ludwig Accent...
Forum: Drums 09-27-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,321
Posted By Blisco
Re: Dairy / pic from builder of my new drum set

For the love of cheese....those are delish
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By Blisco
Re: Tempo comfort zones

On a side note brought up earlier:

I was always told you stick to the tempo at start. So, if the guitar player comes in first and fast, I have to get up to his speed and lock it down for the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 26,822
Posted By Blisco
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Two things

A used Wuhan 18" china for $20. Sounds terrible. Perfect

Just order that foam stick holder that mounts on top of the bass drum, between two lugs under the tension rods. Holds 4...
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,736
Posted By Blisco
Re: Cover Band Drummists - How accurate are you?

I would say I strive for about 70% accuracy. Get the tempo, beat(s), major fills, and it's good to go. There are very few songs we do that require exacting parts i.e. no Rush.

I learn about 4-5...
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