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    It's been a while, but I am still alive!

    Hello again to those of you who remember me... It's been some time since I've been around, but things are good! Drum-wise, I'm still playing on my home-built kit (12, 14, 18, 14) that I built back in '09, and it's still holding up great! Playing on a lovely set of Bosphori, with some 13" K...
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    Meeting Herbie Hancock and Vinnie Colaiuta, and...

    Having them sign this drumhead after one of the best shows I've ever been to. I had quite a night last night.
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    Vintage? Gon Bops Congas

    Hello again all... I've once again been away for a while... And here I am again. This time I have come into possession of what appear to be (according to the last hour or so's worth of research) a set of early-80's Gon Bops Congas, an IC 3000 (Conga) and an IT 3000 (Tumba). They're both in...
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    What should I sell!?

    Hi all... Some of you may remember me. It's been a while! Busy with school/work/life etc. Anyway... I've got too many drums. I would like to sell some of them. I come here not to sell them to you (although, if you're interested, PM me), but rather to ask you to help me decide which of the...
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    My Combined Homemade Kits

    Well hello again all. It seems like years since I've been around this way, probably because it has been. But alas, now I feel the need to introduce you to my little big boy. I'm doing my recital for my major in Jazz Studies this semester. I'll be doing a few different things including...
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    Advice needed re: Inlay hoops.

    Hi all... About to start my first attempt at doing inlay hoops... The inlay groove is already cut. It's a 1/2" groove and the depth is perfect for the Champagne Sparkle wrap I'm doing. So I'm looking for tips on 2 things: 1: How to precisely cut the strips of wrap to the proper thickness...
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    My Home Build: Progress Thread

    Snare and Toms Finished! See Post 23 for Pics. Edit: Snare finished, see post #13 for the pics Edit #2: Pics of the Completed set up at the following link: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?ai...2&l=df3c476a09 This will be the progress thread for what is soon to be my second home...
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    An Update: Pearl, Vintage Ludwig, And My Home-Built Set

    Hello everyone. Been a good while since I've posted any pictures. Life is keeping me quite busy, but today I found the time to devote almost an entire day to drums. I started out just planning on cleaning the drum room, but when I got into it I decided I may as well take some pictures, which...
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