Recent content by Thunder 42

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    High end snares, Agop Signatures - thinning the herd
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    Need to move quality gear

    Stuff happens. If there’s any interest please send a pm. Check my previous posts much of my gear listed here and not listed here is in pics. Fair prices and serious interest please reach out Snares: 6.5 x 14 walnut Craviotto. Signed by John C. 5.5 x 14 (30d BE) cherr/maple stack Craviotto...
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    What are you listening to right now?

    Marc Ribot Trio - "Fat Man Blues"
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    Who’s Old?

    happy birthday Grunt
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    Tried cleaning/polishing some cymbals: REALLY disappointing

    Soak in ketchup for several hours. Removes filth and funk every time
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    Into the Mystique

    Just enjoying this live version, classic Van Morrisson (Into the Mystic) - rediscovering some of his stuff again
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    Starclassic Gold Sunburst

    Just arrived, new to me - Tama Starclassic maple 3 piece (search for a 16 FT is underway): 18x22 /8x12 /14x14.
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    New Drum Kit Day

    Tama Starclassic B/B. 22/14/12/10 - have been finding brand new or mint orphans, still pursuing a 16 FT - any leads would be appreciated. Limited Edition Quilted Mocha Burst and Limited Edition Quilted Natural finishes. Great tone and punch,,,
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    Drum finish professional

    I could use some rudder - looking for a reputable quality finish shop in mid-Atlantic DC/MD/VA area. Any suggestions would be appreciated. I'm building a Starclassic Limited Quilted Mocha Burst 4 piece - a family out of orphans. The drums are high gloss - rack toms are mint, and a brand new...
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    What's your latest purchase?

    Noble and Cooley SS Classic Red Oak snare (maple stain). 7"x14"
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    Unix - Walnut and Maple segmented vintage vibe snare drum

    Wanted to share - a very special package arrived mid week. I've now had an opportunity to play and explore the possibilities of my one of a kind Unix segmented 7x14" black walnut-maple snare. Delivered via Timpano Percussion in Montreal - a great experience there. A fantastic combination of...
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    Thunder's Purge: snares, cymbals, D6 microphone

    Folks, Here's a current listing of several items posted on If there's interest, feel free to PM here or let me know that it is you and message within the site. As hard as this is to do, I've been considering for a while, and these are the items that have not passed the "have they...
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    SO what annoys you? (The so is on purpose)

    UUOOUUOOoouu...I HATE that!! blastin' stinkin' snappin' tappin' rappin' lappin'....cursin' shmursin'!!!
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    What could you be doing right now, "honey do list" or otherwise?

    Just curious, what's on your list of could do or should do actions awaiting your attention? Over these last several years (since I've been back), playing, practicing, research and everything drums and music has been very near the top of my list of priorities when not at my day job... Here's...
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    Drum microphone sets

    DW, I'm in the market for a quality drum mic set for live play, and would appreciate experience with and wisdom on current gear available. I play a four piece with two snares. Budget $500 +/-. This is new territory for me. Many thanks in advance.