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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Contrats To Bermuda!

No Word Crimes here. #Congratulations!
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Aquarium Rescue Unit from 1992... Just siiiick

Agreed. Jeff is an incredible player!
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 8,396
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Mike's Retrofit Plates are great!!! Very nice looking snare.
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 468
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Mic Cables...

+1 for learning how to do your own repairs. Huge money saver. Just make sure you're using the right type of solder on your connections.

For purchasing new cables I'd recommend Pro Co cables for...
Forum: Drums 07-14-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 838
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Considering a new kit

Outside of your budget constraints, I think your best course of action if you want to stay true to Yamaha is to locate a Recording Custom kit in Antique Sunburst. There is a brand new discontinued...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 879
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: What happened to the resonance?

My daughter's ddrum kit had the same issue with her 8 X 12" rack tom. It came with ddrum's version of a RIMS mount with an L-rod. The tom sounded great when I handheld it by the RIMS mount. But...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,304
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Do you ever stand back from your drums...

All the time. Makes me happy.
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Mystery drum kit (ludwig)

Great score! Thanks for sharing this. Glad Ludwig responded with the history of this kit. Great story!
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Mystery drum kit (ludwig)

Just shooting in the dark here, but I think somebody was attempting to do a custom build with different shells. Probably wanted to learn to drill, paint, finish and assemble his own kit. My guess...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,595
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: The "I wish I hadn't opened my big mouth" thread ;)

How about doing something novel like having a traditional drum-off with Will Ferrell? . . . . . uhhhh . . . . . never mind.
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,177
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Bass vs. drums challenge video - released here first :)

Now that's how you make a video. Well done!
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: More fun with audio techs....

Price is dependent on the host site. Once the next Church Sound Boot Camp is scheduled the price for that location will be posted on Curt's website. Contact Curt directly to inquire about cost.
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Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: More fun with audio techs....

Curt Taipale has an incredible training program IMO that every church ought to take advantage of: http://www.churchsoundbootcamp.com
We hired Curt at our church as a sound consultant to resolve...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,796
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Your favourite drum fills of all time, EVER!

Anything Rod Morgenstein played live when he was with the Dixie Dregs.
Forum: Drums 07-02-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,098
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: YAMAHA QC fail! ☹

Agreed. I'm on my third Yamaha kit (1980, 1988, 2013). I've never had an issue with anything other than one cymbal stand, but a large part of my loyalty to Yamaha has been quality kits and a...
Forum: Drums 06-29-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Yamaha Drums

Memphis Drum Shop has five Maple Custom Absolute kits in stock. The closest kit (size wise) for a jazz configuration has a 20" kick, 10" & 12" rack toms, 14" floor tom with an optional matching...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,963
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Tuning "experts" mini rant

Decades ago one of my professors strongly advised his class not to hurry to publish anything. His counsel was to hold off to your fifties until you committed anything to print. Wise man.
Forum: Drums 06-28-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Yamaha Drums

The following Yamaha drum series were discontinued in June 2013:

Maple Custom Absolute
Birch Custom Absolute
Club Custom
Oak Custom
Recording Custom

If you have your heart set on a Maple...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 804
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: What do you look for in a company drum video?

Old Hyde is right on here. What's the purpose of the video? Is it a web driven video for your website? Broadcast commercial? Short clips for Drummerworld?

I'm in video production and there has...
Forum: Drums 06-24-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: A good wooden snare from hardcore to jazz

Agree with Andy here. I assumed you can only afford to go with one snare drum, that is why I recommended a 6.5 X 14" walnut for a wider tuning range from low to high. If your budget permits, you...
Forum: Drums 06-23-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: A good wooden snare from hardcore to jazz

Walnut gets my vote. 6.5 X 14" for greatest tuning range and diversity.
Forum: Drums 06-23-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 25,644
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Best all around snare drum

+1 My first choice for a metal drum for the blues would be a Ludwig Bronze Supraphonic, preferably 6.5 X 14". Smooth or hammered, either way, a great all around snare.

If you suddenly find...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,223
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: The 20" shallower bass drum, not as easy to find as I thought

I have a friend who wanted to rewrap a used set of vintage Slingerlands himself with period correct wrap. The Slingerland factory used to be located in our town so he swung by their repair...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 665
Posted By Vintage Old School
Surprise Of A Lifetime

Here's a story that will help restore your faith in humanity. A young drummer receives a new kit weeks after a tornado destroyed his family's home. Massive shout out to Guitar Center, DW, Sabian...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,574
Posted By Vintage Old School
Re: Why aren't Recording Customs popular today?

Actually they still are popular. When Yamaha announced they would be discontinuing the Recording Custom Series the existing RC inventory was quickly drained from the Japanese factory--according to...
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