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Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,357
Posted By Green_C
Re: Snares vs cymbals

Bermuda is going to crash the bronze market if he ever decides to liquidate his collection. ;^)
Forum: Drums 02-10-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By Green_C
Re: Need advice on Ludwig used for beginner

It would help to know where in the world you are and what cymbals are included in the kit.

For example that is very overpriced for Michigan, USA. I bought my son a set of Accents with the Planet...
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By Green_C
Re: Guitarists - Marshall DSL40c

While I haven't played either amp I'm a guitar player and studying and building guitar amps is my hobby so I'll try and lend some insights based on the published specs.

Assuming the published...
Forum: General Discussion 09-30-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By Green_C
Re: Removing permenant marker pen from cymbal?

Alcohol is the best answer. If alcohol doesn't remove every last trace then I'd increase the solvent power by going to Acetone (aka: Nail polish remover Caution: Lots of current nail polish...
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,057
Posted By Green_C
Re: So....where do the big bucks for drummers lie?

Right on!! This is the key to musical satisfaction in my life. I'm a guitarist in a band of white collar type folks. We play people to listen to us by throwing parties at which we play.

The...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,918
Posted By Green_C
Re: Kid Breaks Cymbal, but watch what he does...True Patriot

I assumed he was a Boy Scout that forgot which uniform he was wearing. But a second look showed he wasn't doing the Scout salute.

I say salute technicalities be damned. He kept his composure and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,249
Posted By Green_C
Re: Are we too hard on people around here?

I've always though this was a great forum. I'm a guitar player acting as a drum tech for my young drum playing son. All of my gear related questions have been answered completely and kindly. I...
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,978
Posted By Green_C
Re: Rush HOF acceptance speeches....

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_D5CKZxJRGXo/TIux2-vPpKI/AAAAAAAAAwk/v1yn_HOBiEc/s1600/oh+no+you+didn't.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 947
Posted By Green_C
Re: My court experience

Assuming 8 mile was growing up in Detroit in the 70's or 80's and living near his named street at the time of his story:

Detroit at the time was the murder capitol of the United States. There was...
Forum: Drums 03-13-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By Green_C
Re: Indonesian-Yamaha Stage Customs

I bought a set of stage customs older than the ones shown in the link above, non YESS mount, full length lugs, for $500. This included the kit with the Power V snare, hardware, a set of Sabian AA...
Forum: Drums 03-13-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,855
Posted By Green_C
Re: Yamaha Stage Custom Raven finish

Without being more specific than "Raven" I would think the color could be a black that morphs to most any other color depending on the lighting.


Exerpt from "Raven" on Wiki: "mostly black...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 628
Posted By Green_C
Re: Onstage Banter...

It's a popular brand of tuna:

http://content.costco.com/Images/Content/Product/360205b.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 03-05-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,396
Posted By Green_C
Re: Endorsements retarded?

http://www3.pictures.gi.zimbio.com/Sharpie+500+W48Wss9ayPZl.jpg

What do Cheerios have to do with cars?!!! NOTHING! But every time the car takes the track millions of people see "CHEERIOS". They...
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,427
Posted By Green_C
Re: Have you ever answered a Craigslist add to tell them their ad sucks?

I look at the uniformed adds as making my life easier when it comes time to sell my gear.

When I sold my son's first kit I listed the Ludwig Accents at a reasonable price with all the info a...
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,281
Posted By Green_C
Re: What were you doing at half your age?

More info required... When? Where? Details man! We need 'em !
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,281
Posted By Green_C
Re: What were you doing at half your age?

This week in February 1991, I was 21. I was in university studying engineering.

Six weeks earlier I met the woman who has been my wife for the last 18 years.

Later in the spring I played my...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 22,515
Posted By Green_C
Re: Building a cool Drum Riser

These buckets are also used in food service in N America for things like icing and pickles for high volume cafeteria type restaurants. I got a few of these types of buckets for free by asking my...
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,724
Posted By Green_C
Re: Bonham rocking a Sonor Teardrop kit

Pardon me for going a little off topic here but I'm an amp nerd... The Watkins Dominator was copied almost exactly to become the Marshall 18 Watt. The Bluesbreaker amp was a JTM 45 variant (combo...
Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,073
Posted By Green_C
Re: This guys bass drums sound like a car with engine knock problems... Why?

I'm thinking it's a poor recording. I'm not hearing much low end. I'm guessing a phone camera.
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,543
Posted By Green_C
Re: Anyone ever have this happen to them? Hope not.

The drummer showed remarkable restraint in not returning the favor to the stack of Orange amps.
Forum: Drums 09-24-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,776
Views: 463,254
Posted By Green_C
Re: Yamaha Drums

Ahhh, COME ON NOW... Photography 101... We don't want to see your refection in the mirrored bass reso. There's supposed to be a scantilly clad woman in the reflection. Try again... ;^)

...
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,267
Posted By Green_C
Re: How do I get into session drumming

I don't have any actual expirience in getting session work but I do have an observation of my son's drum instructor who does session work locally. He's a Berkley grad who since the mid '80's has...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,330
Posted By Green_C
Re: Where Do You Fit? - Poll

Um... None of the above. I don't even play drums. I'm the drum tech for my 11 year old son who is taking lessons and playing in our church's youth P&W band every couple months.
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,377
Posted By Green_C
Re: My chance run in with Steve Gadd

Way cool story!! You made a good choince in not wearing your Speedos to the pool that day. ;^) It's always good to learn your heros are fine people as well as being noteworthy.
Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,911
Posted By Green_C
Re: high velocity fans for drummers

$5.00 for an new plug like this from the local hardware store:

https://www.floormachinepartsusa.com/images/product-images/ELECTRICAL_GEPLUG02M_300x300.jpg

and a set of wire strippers and a...
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