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Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: Not used to seeing him play like this

loved it! thanks for posting.
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,440
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: Rant: Who's in charge at Gibraltar??

Yea they've addressed that quick realease clutch issue.... and made it annoyingly similiar to Bermuda's issue. Now the threads don't go down far enough for the cymbal to be somewhat tight. Makes me...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,354
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: Where Do You Fit? - Poll

I was a #1 for most of my adult life. Came off the road and got into producing TV and video. I still play almost every weekend and often during the week. More folks know me as a musician than...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,084
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: There's no way David would be this shameless, but I will ;)

Thanks for chiming in Ron. Long time no hear :(

Sorry bout that..I am guilty of lurking a bit...I do visit multiple times every day....
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,084
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: There's no way David would be this shameless, but I will ;)

Good stuff David. Nice sounding kit too (Guru guys!)
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By ron pangborn
need a new cymbal boom arm

One of my old Pearl boom arms just gave up the ghost. Anyone have a suggestion for what I should get to replace it? I liked the non-rachet style tilter on the Pearl boom arm. Who makes a good one?...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,275
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: The worst drum /cymbal purchase you ever made

A Pearl Vari-Pitch snare drum. Complete garbage from top to bottom....don't know what I was thinking.
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: Protection Racket cases 20th Anniversary

Congrats on 20 years in the industry!! Love your cases, use them everyday....The logo continues to give me a chuckle every time I see it! Good on ya, fellas!!!!
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,862
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: What's the oldest drum gear you own?

Ludwig & Ludwig solid shell 6.5x14 snare. Aug. 1940. I also have some Radio Kings (28", 14" 12") that could be from the 30's.
Forum: Drums 05-30-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 857
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: 4x14 brass snare

here's a Supralite 4x14. Swapped the triple flange hoops for die cast, and changed the heads to a Vintage Amb batter and Amb clear reso. Nice drum for less than $150
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,409
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: Super proud :)

Congrats Andy, you should be super proud. Great article. Looking forward to watching the YouTube clips of the drums. Very interesting concept,.same diameter different length......
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,745
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: Some thoughts on keeping time

Two words: Al Jackson
four more: Benny Benjamin- Pistol Allen

From where I sit, keeping time and making the music feel good IS the gig. I've been blessed to play music on a professional level for...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,744
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: Is Vic Firth's New Lacquer Bothering Your Hands?

Just bought a few pairs of VF SD2's and did notice a difference. Thought it was just me...glad that others are noticing this too and I'm not just crazy....well maybe I am, but at least not about the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-04-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 50,276
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: ...for the jazz cats ...

I'm in. Play more than just jazz, but I do a fair amount of it around Detroit. Mostly organ trio stuff lately. I enjoy the r&b, funky aspect to organ trio jazz. Just led a trio at a great place here...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: Levon Helm Fans

This is a photo from what was possible the musical highlight of my life..playing on Levon's kit at one of his Midnight Rambles about 3 or so years ago. I was there gigging with Detroit legend, Mitch...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,754
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: What's with the who?

[QUOTE=WhoIsTony?;1216723]put on Live At Leeds....and if you don't hear one of the most amazing explosive rock bands in the history of recorded music ....then you and I have a completely different...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,990
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: The Drum Set Recipe/Formula

Drums: Radio King or 60's Ludwig
Snare: Ludwig Supra, Dunnett SS, Radio King solid shell
Cymbals: Zildjian
Hardware: Gibraltar
Pedal: DW
Groove: good
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,367
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: What drum/cymbal/piece of gear have you owned the longest?

the bass drum reso head from the Club Dates my parents bought me for Christmas in 1964. Wish I still had the drums....................
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,201
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: Do you keep adjusting your kit?

I've been playing drums most of my life, professionally since age 15 (I'm 58). It always seemed like my set up morphed based on what gear I currently felt like using and the requirements of the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,380
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: Who's Gigging Tonight for NYE?

Country club jazz gig. Mostly brushes, piece of cake. 5:30 till 9:00. Loaded out by 9:30 and I still get to ring in the new year with my one and only....
Forum: Drums 12-01-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,488
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: Does anyone make a "quiet" snare drum?

I recieved in a trade a 13x6.5 Ludwig Centeniall maple snare and it's become my "quiet" snare. It has a wonderful full tone and can be cranked up to really pop, but tuned med to med-high, it sounds...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,184
Posted By ron pangborn

Seriously...carpet squares? Take everyone's advice and get a cheap indoor - outdoor carpet at walmart.
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,332
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: Deepest tone from a 16" kick

Thanks for your kind words. They're Keller Vintage Mahogany shells circia 2010. They have maple re-rings.
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,332
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: Deepest tone from a 16" kick

I use an Evans MX1 on the batter (a marching head) and a smooth white Emp on the reso. I'm really happy with the sound!

Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,846
Posted By ron pangborn
Re: So..what is your LEAST favorite song to play?

2 come immediately to mind:

1.Sweet Home Alabama (Free Bird is so offensive I don't even want to mention it)
2.Smooth - this has to be the worst Santana tune of all time
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