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    Coffee

    And we all know why!!! One way trips to Mars can be arranged
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    First audition

    Don't overplay or show off. Play straight to the music. Playing too much nervous could cause mistakes and ruin your chances.
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    What's In A Name?

    When I moved to Florida I got together with a bunch of guys pier fishing and there were three or four of us named John or Johnny, so I chose Johnny G. Last initial . It became G-Man, G-Money, G, and a few others. I coached swimming for many years, and was Coach, or Coach Johhny, but nothing...
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    just getting back into to drumming after looooong hiatus

    My break was for 32 years . Truly for fun and hobby at this point.
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    Coffee

    Talk coffee. Other stimulate posts will be deleted. Thank you.
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    If you had a Drum Shop Credit?

    5 or 6 Zildjian Light K's. Heads and sticks. My Renown are fine for me.
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    INSTAGRAM / YOUTUBE DRUMMING CULTURE: LOVE IT? HATE IT? WHY?

    Like everything else, there is good and bad. The secret is to not dwell on the bad. If you don't like something move on. Life is short.
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    Gretsch Catalina Special Edition Snare

    Catalina had a special kit, last year, brownish finish, with wood hoops. This snare is not one of those obviously but for new, in the box, for $120. ot should be worth it. Ask the seller what is special. https://www.gretschdrums.com/drums/catalina-special-edition
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    Thank You Drummer World!

    Back to the original thought. There are flags that can tell you the age of a post. The date and time in the top left corner of the last post. The number of posts, top right hand corner, #34, this one, and but the number of pages that have been posted. In this case 2. Sometimes it seems a...
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    Real Gretsch drums or no?

    The tom mount could have been added to a virgin bass drum. I added one to my Renown bass drum, and the silver sealer is not on the lower lines.
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    Copper Hoops

    I'm guessing copper clad like pennies.
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    What's better

    You might play for enjoyment, but if you feel, hear something is wrong correct it. Since I don't play out that is my philosophy. I missed too many ears without playing to hope to be awesome, so I have fun.
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    MEE Modular In Ear Monitors

    Done. Good luck
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    You know you’re getting old when...

    When your next birthday is your 73rd. That means you are starting year 74. sighhhhh.
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    Disappointed with Pearl Roadshow

    From the RoadShow ad. Second-rate gear only makes your drumming journey harder.
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