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    Vic Firth VKB5 Pedal

    I meant beater. Anyone use one?
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    Evans Hydraulic Heads

    Hi, I want to replace the stock heads on a Tama Swingstar kit I picked up used. Looking for a classic/hard rock sound. Thinking about Evans hydraulic heads. Any feedback would be appreciated. Thanks, Sean
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    Vic Firth VKB5 Pedal

    Hi, Anyone own the Vic Firth VKB5 bass drum pedal? It looks interesting. Any feedback would be appreciated. Thanks, Sean
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    Beginner gear question

    I would not not bother with a double bass pedal. I picked up the drums 3 years ago at 52. Went on a gear buying craze. Spend time and money on lessons is my advice.
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    Picking the right sticks

    This is such personal choice question. There is no correct answer. I am relatively new to drumming (3 1/2 years). I have a bunch of sticks I have bought over those few years. The guy who got me into playing recommended Vic Firth 2B. I tried them and they were too heavy. I tried different brands...
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    My favorite sticks

    ProMark Hickory 5A Pro-Round Wood Tip.
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    Hi-hats: which one?

    I have 14 inch A Customs and they are great!
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    Hi-hats: which one?

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    RTOM Gel Workout Pad

    I came up with a diy solution. I had an old practice pad that was kind of loud so I was not using it. I bought a gel mouse pad at a computer store ($10). It is more like a semi hard pillow than gel. I crazy glued it to the old practice pad. Very little rebound, good workout and very quiet.
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    RTOM Gel Workout Pad

    Looking for feedback on the RTOM Gel workout pad. There is a 7 inch version and now a 14 inch version. Has anyone used one? Are they worthwhile? I understand they are designed to give you less of a bounce to increase strength and stamina in your hands. I am working on my doubles...
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    Looking for drum head suggestions for Yamaha Stage Custom Birch kit

    I use remo coated Ambassadors. They sound great.
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    My favorite sticks

    Promark 5a Hickory Round Tip
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    Drum Kits under 1k

    I posted in the wrong location. To recap Yamaha Stage Customs are fantastic!
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    Drum Kits under 1k

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    Drum Kits under 1k

    I asked a similar question about 3 years ago on this forum. Most people recommended Yamaha Stage Custom. I bought them. They are fantastic!
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