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  1. dxtrinc

    Jojo Mayer Clinic in Toronto!!

    Hey Guys I just wanted to let all the Toronto area drummerworld members know that Jojo Mayer!!! will be doing a clinic at the drum shop I work at: Cosmo Music Date: September 9, 2011 Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Location: The Cosmopolitan Music Hall...
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    Possible Sabian to Paiste Switch

    Hey Guys I'm posting this out of sheer interest (and you may answer at your own will) as its been something I've wondered about for a while. I love my sabians but paistes are also very beautiful cymbals. I've always thought about switching in the back of my mind but don't know if I'll...
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    Yamaha 9500 Chain Review

    Hey Guys I haven't seen a lot of info about the the new yamaha pedals so i decided to write about mine. I actually only picked them up yesterday but i have been testing them a lot the music shop I work at (Cosmo music for anyone in the GTA looking for info or product!). At the shop we have...
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    Versatility of a 24" Bass Drum

    Hey Guys I'm looking at getting a 15X24 kik. Obviously It's gonna have a nice low end thump to it and i should be able to tune it up a little bit and get a nice funky kik sound. But would i be able to get a decent jazzier tone from it? At one point jazz was only played on 24" or 26" sometimes...
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    I Found the Best Drum Under $300!!!

    Hey Guys I just wanted to let everyone know that I made a discovery!! While working at my shop we got in a Ludwig 302. Its basically an offshore steel version of a 402. Same bearing edge and construction and everything. Even in Canada this drum is only $129!! AND IT SOUNDS AMAZING!!!!! I own...
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    My TRS Custom Drum Kit Lots of pics!

    Hey Guys Here;s my TRS Custom Drum kit. I'm missing the 8", 12", and 15" toms. I should be getting them very soon. Enjoy the pics and make lots of comments!! God Bless, dxtr
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    Which will hold its value better?

    Hey Guys I currently own a DW ECO-X snare drum and I still have the chance to exchange it for another snare if i want. I was thinking of just a good old Collectors Maple 5X14. I was just wondering if you think the collectors will hold its value better (in the unfortunate event that i need to...
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    Looking for super fat snare sound

    Hey Guys I'm trying to get a snare with that super fat thick low end snare sound. I'm more prone to getting something made then to just buying a standard. I've got 2 ideas for a snare and they are quite the opposite but both apparently will give me a similar fat snare sound. If i am wrong...
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    Pearl Optimount with Yamaha Bracket

    Hey Guys i was wondering if anyone knew if the pearl optimount would accept a yamaha bracket. I use all yamaha hardware but i love the optimount and would love to use it on my new kit. God Bless, dxtr
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    Bad Sound stories?

    Hey guys I was recently borrowing a friend of mines kit. My friends a custom builder and this kit was basically a gretsch knock-off ie: 30 degree bearing edges, insanely heavy hardware and fully hand finished on the inside. I had it all tuned up with new heads and sounding pristine (even the...
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    Yamaha PHX - am I missing something?

    I work at a local drum shop and we recently got in one of the new Yamaha Phoenix drum kits. With a whopping price tag of $6500 for 10, 12, 16, 22 i expected the best of the best. Before anyone here starts ragging about my tuning abilities I've turned the worst oldest pieces of crap into...