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Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: Is it normal for a hinge to be like this

Well I've had it hooked up to my bass drum and its still acting the same way. :/
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: Is it normal for a hinge to be like this

Well after checking a few videos, it looks like it is one of the defect ones. Its not extremely stiff but it does stop pretty quick from what Im seeing. Guess I need to start checking the warranty...
Forum: General Discussion 12-30-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Is it normal for a hinge to be like this

I recently just got the perfect balance pedal and I was wondering for how long the pedal should respond after being hit. Does this look like I might be having the tight hinge issue, others have been...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 940
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
My All District/State jazz auditions.

Hello, In November I will be auditioning for the all district jazz band and if I make that I will be qualified to try out for state. In my audition I will be required to play a bossa nova chart and a...
Forum: Drum Technique 09-17-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,752
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: Throne balance

Thanks for the advice guys. Right now Im not doing any double bass stuff, mainly just hi hat and bass stuff, but Ill give some of this stuff a try.
Forum: Drum Technique 09-14-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,752
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Throne balance

Here recently I've been trying to learn heel up but its been a little difficult due to balance issues. Ive tried different heights and positioning on the throne but I cant seem to fix it. Is balance...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,371
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: Travis Barker: Underrated or Overrated? What do you think of him?

I really am not a fan of his style of playing, his music, and especially his technique, but it works for him and he is doing what he loves. Any time I hear him in an interview, he is always chill and...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-09-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,430
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: The index finger

Sorry for being absent for awhile guys, I have been a little busy. Thanks for the advice and tips. I have spent the last two weeks pretty much evaluating how I play and what I do and have made...
Forum: Drum Technique 07-08-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,140
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: the practice pad

I usually starts with paradiddles at a nice tempo for about 3-5 min. to slowly warm up my hands. I then work individual fingers in french, german, and traditional grip for 1 min each doing sixteenths...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-30-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,667
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: Practice time

Usually when I practice, if my mind begins to wonder and I can't stay focused on what im doing, I get up, walk around, and take a break for a bit. I also usually dont try to pull long sessions of...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-29-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,430
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: The index finger

After watching my stroke for about 30 minutes im beginning to think my problem is that instead of catching it with my palm, im actually catching it with my index finger first.. Also, I just received...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-27-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,742
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: Your warm-up tips here!

I usually just do sixteenth note paradiddles at a nice relaxing volume for about 2-3 minutes. Something nice, steady, and relaxing to warm up both my arms and mind before performing. Same idea as...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-27-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,430
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: The index finger

There are no places in my area for drum lessons. The closest place is like two hours away. Oh well, thanks anyway guys.
Forum: Drum Technique 06-23-2012, 04:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,430
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: The index finger

Personally I just want to get comfortable using different grips to help develop myself as a player and to just try new things
Forum: Drum Technique 06-23-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,430
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
The index finger

Quick question, when using the middle finger fulcrum should the index finger be gripping the stick while still hanging loosely or still hanging down allowing the stick to move along it. Because it...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-17-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,817
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: Gladstone/free stroke

I have been using an index finger fulcrum. Ive been trying to do a middle finger one for the past few days and it seems like a whole different ball game.
Forum: Drum Technique 06-17-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,817
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: Gladstone/free stroke

Oh ok I get it now. Thank you guys very much for the help. This clears up alot of stuff ive been trying to figure out.
Forum: Drum Technique 06-17-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,817
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: Gladstone/free stroke

Wait, so say if im using a middle finger fulcrum, my middle finger and thumb shouldnt be leaving the stick?
Forum: Drum Technique 06-17-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,817
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Gladstone/free stroke

Hi, here recently I began trying to learn the free stroke but it seems that I can never get my middle finger and thumb to actually leave the sticks when im throwing it. Any tips?
Forum: Drum Technique 06-15-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,392
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: Help with my hand technique

today I also started noticing it beginning to become irritated on the second joint of the middle finger as well as my thumb and index. So I decided to post a video so that it might help you guys out...
Forum: Drum Technique 06-14-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,392
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Re: Help with my hand technique

Hey man thanks for the tips and I will try it out. I will try to check back in a few days to tell the results. Again thanks
Forum: Drum Technique 06-14-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,392
Posted By TheGrandTr0ll
Help with my hand technique

Here recently I have switched to more of a middle finger fulcrum. In doing so i have noticed that im beginning to get skin irritation on the thumb and index finger of my right hand. Im playing as...
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