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Forum: General Discussion Today, 12:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Zildjian Factory Tour...

Ron, did you go home with any new pies ?
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,306
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Forum demographic

" Soon, everyone will know what I'm talking about "

Are you Dr. Evil ?
Forum: General Discussion 05-16-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,306
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Forum demographic

56 and newly retired.
Williamstown Ontario ( somewhere in between Ottawa and Montreal ).
Been playing regularly 2 1/2 years and taking lessons
Love playing rudiments, rock and jazz beats. Rarely...
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 41,218
Posted By Roadydad
Re: What's your latest purchase?

It's the Phyllis Diller kit ! Rather fetching I must say.

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Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 41,218
Posted By Roadydad
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Granth, that's a classy looking CnC kit. I've seen them At Daves drum shop, and if they sound like they look, wow !

DW Doug, yes, I have a propensity for buying Paistes. My son has Zildjian Ks...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 745
Views: 41,218
Posted By Roadydad
Re: What's your latest purchase?

I decided to get a couple of pies to go with my new 'retirement' kit. I had purchased a second hand Paiste formula 602 ride last Dec, and I liked the sound of it, very different than my GBs.
I went...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,957
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Can you read sheet music?

I took classical piano in my mid 20's from a British born teacher. She was strict, taught me a lot about reading, theory and today I love her for it.

I prefer when my drum teacher provides me with...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 41,218
Posted By Roadydad
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Mart61, that looks mighty purty !
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 41,218
Posted By Roadydad
Re: What's your latest purchase?

It's like the smell of a new car !
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 41,218
Posted By Roadydad
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Thanks, I like them a lot. It was a bitch trying to sneak them undetected past the wife though.
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 41,218
Posted By Roadydad
Re: What's your latest purchase?

I picked up my Gretsch USA custom kit on the weekend. I got the heads changed and had the bass drum tuned low to really open it up. It's sounds awesome. ( I snuck in a pic of the Recording custom I...
Forum: General Discussion 03-21-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,664
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Where Do You Fit? - Poll

#3. It's my destiny. Still love it and having fun.
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,599
Posted By Roadydad
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,599
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Just starting at 53 and will need all the help I can get!

This thread is close to my heart. I started playing at 53, got a teacher, have worked with rudiments, rock and jazz books, and aim to improve and learn something new every day. Like any new skill, it...
Forum: Drums 02-07-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,067
Posted By Roadydad
Re: New Guru zebrano tour series kits - first pictures

You could tell the "war dept" you have a new found fear of flying, and you'd rather just stay home.................and get a nice set of Gurus instead. Or, option 2, make a cardboard cut out of...
Forum: Drums 02-06-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,067
Posted By Roadydad
Re: New Guru zebrano tour series kits - first pictures

Wow, those do look gorgeous. I really like wood grain that stands out. That bass drum must weigh a few kilos. I too get anxious when I see these kits displayed on stones. I take it you don't drag it...
Forum: Drums 05-01-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Stop me before I buy another.....

JohnPloughman;]" The more you have, the less likely your wife will notice when you get another one"

A strategy I have used often in the cymbal department. Works well.
Forum: Drums 04-29-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Farewell dear friend :(

A black light should be run over that kit, like they do over hotel room bed spreads..........or perhaps not.
Forum: Drums 04-28-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,157
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Farewell dear friend :(

That is such a gorgeous looking kit. Mr. McKeague is a lucky skunk to get that.
No offense to skunks of course.
Forum: Drums 03-02-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,987
Posted By Roadydad
Re: I need to make my room and my drum set sound proof!

I rent a town house for my son. Luckily, the place has a basement, and we built him a small room, insulating it with Roxul Safe N Sound. It doesnt mute the sound completely but has made a measurable...
Forum: Drums 02-23-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,756
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Guru Steambent English Cherry Snare

Love the wood grain. Very nice job.
Forum: Drums 10-12-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,734
Posted By Roadydad
Re: How many is too many?

I'ts never enough, and it's fun !
Forum: Drums 07-02-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,966
Posted By Roadydad
Re: End of an era...Ordered my Yamaha MCA Hook Lug Kit

I ordered 2 RC floor toms, 16x16 and 18x16. I received the 16 inch tom last month and really like the sound of it. The 18 just arrived in store, but i've yet to pick it up. I'll now have an 8, 10, 12...
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,112
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Are these signs of addiction?

Hum, cremation in a drum............i"m getting a headache.
As for ending the addiction, well i fueled it some more this week, with a couple of odd sized Giant Beats. I'll post pics eventualy.
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,112
Posted By Roadydad
Re: Are these signs of addiction?

Remember, who ever dies with the most stuff..............dies.
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