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Old 10-03-2012, 04:54 PM
Colin Thomson Colin Thomson is offline
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Default Hello Everyone! from Canada

Hi everyone! Hope all is well. I'm a Professional Drummer & Percussionist from Ottawa, Ontario. Canada. I've been playing for 36 years and I'm self-taught. Started at 8 years old with a full-size drum kit. It's in my DNA.

Cancer Survivor: Hodgkin's lymphoma (23years old when diagnosed- 6 months aggressive chemotherapy, considered cured now in the medical community)

My current Drum-kit configuration:

1997 (Limited Edition) 75th Anniversary Premier Signia Series Maple in exclusive Sapphire Blue lacquer finish.

Some Drum-tech info.

Toms= 8x8,10x9,12x10
Floor Toms= 14x14, 16x16
Virgin Bass Drum= 22x20
Matching Maple Snare Drum! (14x6.5)
7ply 100% Maple True bearing edge shells
Triple Flange hoops etc.

Cymbals: Sabian AA (Brilliant finish) Ride cymbal : Sabian Hand Hammered Leopard ride

Snare Drums: Ludwig Black Beauty (1993 re-issued model) Pearl "Eric Singer" Signature Series and of course my Maple Signa Premiere.

I'm a single kick Drummer and I use AXIS pedal.

Drum-kit on videos: 1988 all birch 5 piece TAMA Rockstar

YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/user/cthomson001

Fandalism
http://fandalism.com/cthomson

myspace
http://ca.myspace.com/cthomson_001

Cheers,

Colin Thomson



Last edited by Colin Thomson; 10-03-2012 at 07:16 PM. Reason: forgot drum-kit picture links
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Old 10-03-2012, 08:27 PM
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David Floegel David Floegel is offline
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Default Re: Hello Everyone! from Canada

Hi Colin,

welcome to the forum! :)

Your Drumset looks awesome! :)
Just subscribed your youtube channel!

Hope you'll have a great time here

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Old 10-03-2012, 08:58 PM
Colin Thomson Colin Thomson is offline
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Default Re: Hello Everyone! from Canada

Thanks David, you have a great set-up too. Cheers :)

Colin
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Old 10-03-2012, 09:07 PM
Biscuit Biscuit is offline
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Default Re: Hello Everyone! from Canada

Welcome to DW!! Congrats on beating cancer, that's awsome!

That is a beautiful Premier kit. Nice setup as well!
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Old 10-03-2012, 11:38 PM
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Default Re: Hello Everyone! from Canada

Welcome and love the drum kit. Nice color and some crazy floor tom angles !! :)

May I also mention Gerson Therapy? Google it, i think you'll find it interesting. And congrats on beating cancer..
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Old 10-04-2012, 01:30 AM
Colin Thomson Colin Thomson is offline
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Default Re: Hello Everyone! from Canada

Thank you so much guys for the warm welcome. Glad to be a part of DRUMMERWORLD.COM.

Cheers :)

Colin
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