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Forum: Drums 08-26-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,867
Posted By kmbop40
Re: bass drum Ts and Claws...

I have found that t-rods kinda suck, because on the bottom of the drum you can't have them perpandicular to the floor, unless your kick drum is a good 3 inches off the ground.

...they also can get...
Forum: Drums 08-24-2007, 04:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,378
Posted By kmbop40
Re: Help!! Drum re-finishing problem!!!! I need advice quick!!!!

what about wood bleach?

and yes orbital sanders are BAD! i tried to use one on a similar kit, and made a huge flat spot.

i would say use hand sandpaper, though it'll suck, it countours

but...
Forum: Drums 08-24-2007, 03:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,775
Posted By kmbop40
Re: Custom drums

ya I have seen some of curts stuff on ghostnote, and ya I can back you up on the fact that he can paint anything you could possibly dream up, and do it with a sparkle...OOOO SHINEY!!!!!!!!!!

ya...
Forum: Drums 07-07-2007, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By kmbop40
Re: The Marching drums thread

i am in my highscool band, and we JUST got ALL NEW EQUIPMENT!!!!!!!!!!! it's all pearl, and top of the line stuff, we had the most (i say this with the utmost respect for people in actual ghettoes)...
Forum: Drums 07-07-2007, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By kmbop40
Re: Lube Any Body??

I tried some wite lithium grease spray, but I feel that it is too thick, and over time dries up,but when agitated it does move just fine i suggest some sort of oil like wd-40(which is what i...
Forum: Drums 04-20-2007, 02:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By kmbop40
Re: bass drum problem

super glue. I try to go with the runniest I can find.
Forum: Drums 04-14-2007, 02:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,471
Posted By kmbop40
Re: The irrelevance of wood type

I just made this connection, that it does make a minute difference, like if a guitarist tunes his strings like an 8th turn of the tuning knobs, I won't be able to tell but he will, and other...
Forum: Drums 04-14-2007, 01:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,471
Posted By kmbop40
Re: The irrelevance of wood type

oh, I didn't think of it that way, i guess that you may be right, it is fairly brittle i guess though I am not sure in comparison to other woods, I've seen it ben pretty darn far!! but with getting...
Forum: Drums 04-11-2007, 05:07 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 81,881
Posted By kmbop40
Re: 24" Bass Drum Tuning

I just recently tuned up both of my 24's "73 ludwigs) with SKII and they are very punchy and much better sounding than they did before, tuned low and sloppy, I have the stock resos on there, with a 6...
Forum: Drums 04-11-2007, 05:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,471
Posted By kmbop40
Re: The irrelevance of wood type

To my understanding pine is a perfactly strong wood, it is used in construction for studs and many other parts of a house,,,,and it is actually a pleasure to work with,,,,,also there are different...
Forum: Drums 03-03-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,725
Posted By kmbop40
Re: vintage sizes

ya thanks for the input every one, I don't ever plan on selling them, but it would be nice to keep them as "factory as possible.

one thing that I did was put some dampened foam washers into the...
Forum: Drums 02-16-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,725
Posted By kmbop40
Re: vintage sizes

hmm, that's a really good point, didn't think about it like that, I might actually get my dads old power dot heads from his house, there pre internaional heads.
Forum: Drums 02-16-2007, 02:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,725
Posted By kmbop40
Re: vintage sizes

oh the granitone finish, I thought it was some after market weekend job, hmm. And
jeez I thought i was proficient at tuning, but i gave the tuning bible another couple of reads(yes, more than one,...
Forum: Drums 02-15-2007, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,725
Posted By kmbop40
Re: vintage sizes

yes, tis a 3ply with re-enforcement rings, the bass drum is not matched it has some wierd grey and white speckeled paint on the inside, looks like a feeble attempt at matching the black diamond pearl...
Forum: Drums 02-14-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,725
Posted By kmbop40
Re: vintage sizes

yea i am pretty sure that the 18" is out of round by about an 1/8th of an inch, but I am not sure about the others. They are really nice drums, but the hardwre is fairly clunky(this may just be...
Forum: Drums 02-14-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,725
Posted By kmbop40
Re: vintage sizes

I looked at the american vintage heads, though coated single ply is not really the sound that I am looking for, though I'm sure I could tune them to something decent, but I guess I'll just suffer...
Forum: Drums 02-13-2007, 02:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,725
Posted By kmbop40
vintage sizes

my dad recently gave me his 73' double bass luddwigs. these things are huge! sizes are

13, 14, 16, 18, 24x2

but my question is are vintage shells slightly bigger than modern shells? I did some...
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