Originally Posted by Bo Eder
Speaking of the Supra, the one thing I've always dealt with on those old P-85 strainers is the need to constantly adjust them while I'm playing. And going from playing hard to not playing at all sometimes with the kids means the strainer gets flipped on and off probably moreso than on any other gig. And while I pound the drum really hard, the strainer loosens up because I don't start with it at 'choked levels'. Is it just me or does everybody deal with this?
I think it's a "most people" thing. For a design with so many imitators, the P-85 is really junk. I count myself lucky that mine hasn't really developed any issues yet. Maybe you'd be happier with a P-86...?