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    What's your latest purchase?

    Thinking about refreshing the China and having a few rivets installed. Only paid like $60 bucks for it ,so what's the harm in spending another $40?
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    What's your latest purchase?

    Couple of used Sabians. One just back from a refresh and another used from GC.
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    Craviotto is doing ply drums now?

    Don't know,but I read a bio that his first custom snare drums were built using shells sourced from Corders. I was a Corder endorser back in the early 80's along with Bermuda. I remember taking to Jim Corder about his slide track as he'd just applied for the patent. Corders are some of the best...
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    Craviotto is doing ply drums now?

    You know he used to use Corder drum shells (Jasper) back in the day ,right?
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    Craviotto is doing ply drums now?

    He's made them in the past. Saw one of his ply kits down at Starving Musician in Santa Cruz years ago
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    Amazon die cast ripoff drum hoop warning

    I reported the mislabeling on Amazon ,but no action as of yet. And to do it on Ebay is damn near impossible.
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    Amazon die cast ripoff drum hoop warning

    Yes ,I got burnt a few moths ago expecting regular die cast,but got triple flange. Now I see it on Amazon,so hence the warning.
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    Amazon die cast ripoff drum hoop warning

    Lots of them,here's one https://www.amazon.com/Flameer-2pcs-Snare-Plating-Parts/dp/B07MGHQKPK/ref=sr_1_4?crid=38L5QFFULBUWY&dchild=1&keywords=drum+hoops+14+inch&qid=1620514606&sprefix=drum+hoops%2Caps%2C261&sr=8-4
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    Anyone have “frozen shoulder”?

    Had it about 15 years ago. They don't know what causes it (autoimmune?). It tightens up the first couple of months ,then loosens gradually. Went through therapy 3 times a week. Hurts like heck when they do the stretching and such. The ice and stim sooth the pain a bit ,but don't last that long...
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    Sabian DAVE WECKL Serenity Flat Ride

    My next purchase.
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    Sabian DAVE WECKL Serenity Flat Ride

    From what I've heard ,Dave gets a $ percentage of all the cymbals associated with his name. Must be nice.
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    So what happened to electronic drums

    Olestra from what I recall.
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    Amazon die cast ripoff drum hoop warning

    Beware that Amazon is advertising 1.6 mil stamped steel hoops as die cast zinc . The culprits are also doing the same thing on Ebay. So buyer beware.
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    So what happened to electronic drums

    Ekits are like baking with Aspartame as opposed to sugar.
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