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    What earplugs do you use?

    I tried some Radians DIY custom moldable earplus last week. They work very well. They are incredibly cheap when one considers the sound attenuation levels they provide. https://www.radians.com/radsite/index.php/industrial/industrial-safety-products/item/radians-custom-molded-earplugs
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    Forearm Injury From Drumming

    Book an appointment with orthopedic specialist MD.
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    What are your favorite albums?

    "Emergency" by the Tony Williams Lifetime (Tony Williams, John McLaughlin and Larry Young)
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    One stick to rule them all !

    Try Vic Firth's "MS4 Magnums" or Vic Firth's "Ralph Hardimon Hammers." Either stick will give you a workout you will never forget. :cool:
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    My favorite sticks

    Vic Firth "Ralph Hardimon Hammer" for warm up and exercises. Vic Firth 2B nylon tip for ordinary gigs Vic Firth 7A nylon tip for extra quiet gigs
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    Adjust Pedal or Technique

    Rebound is your friend! Learning how to utilize rebound will allow you to effortlessly perform doublets, triplets and quintuplets on a single bass drum. Don't kill the rebound on your drums -- learn how to use it to your personal advantage.
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    HARDWARE DIY/MODS/REPAIRS THREAD

    McMaster-Carr has an immense assortment of imperial & metric fasteners, washers, bearings, bushings (plain & sleeved). https://www.mcmaster.com/
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    FORUM: Change

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    DW 5000 One Piece Foot Board Pedal

    Does anyone own a DW 5000 one piece foot board pedal? If so, could you offer some impressions / evaluations of that product? I formerly used Rogers SwivoMatic one piece foot board pedals then Asba Caroline one piece foot board pedals. Unfortunately service parts for these excellent pedals are...
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    Happy New Year

    Happy New Year to all the members of this discussion group. May the upcoming year bring you health, wealth, happiness and ever-better chops. Tim The ANCIENT jazz drummer and mallet percussionist Composite Shell Designer (non-commercial)
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    Pedal needed for drummer with BIG feet

    Folks: I am a big fella (6'5" @250 lbs) with BIG feet (size 15EEEE). I am looking for kick drum pedals with a LONG foot board without the hinged heel plate. I like heel-toe technique -- I am a fusion jazz player who is tired of being forced to play barefoot by kick drum pedals with dinky...
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