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  1. someguy01

    One up and one down set up

    Who needs 4 pieces when three and cowbells get it done?
  2. someguy01

    I'm just finding this out NOW?!!!!!

    This was informative.
  3. someguy01

    I'm just finding this out NOW?!!!!!

    This is a super interesting thread. Unfortunately, the Willet link is no good anymore so I can't read the article. I think I know what the discussion is about, but I need a visual aid to fully understand. Guess I'll have to subscribe to Bill's site when funds allow.
  4. someguy01

    Pearl 75th Anniversary

    Oh I know, I was being a smartarse. :D I think the endangered status of the plant is what led to the higher price point. It's still too much money, regardless of reasons.
  5. someguy01

    You know you’re getting old when...

    Tangents due to CRS are a staple of knowing you're getting old. This randomness 100% belongs here.
  6. someguy01

    Pearl 75th Anniversary

    136 of the 148 species of Shorea are either critically endangered or endangered, this would leave only 12 available to harvest for timber. Of those 148 species, none of them are labeled as Pearl. :unsure:
  7. someguy01

    Pearl 75th Anniversary

    Love this. Mayo on white would be another.
  8. someguy01

    Why so many drum products are out of stock

    There are many countries that manufacture items we use that are still locked down which effects production and export (see: Canada, lumber). There are disruptions along the entire supply chain right down to the raw materials that are mined. Patience is even more of a virtue lately. To give...
  9. someguy01

    You know you’re getting old when...

    He was a victim of Edison's propaganda. Edison was a thief and a BS artist who tried to (and mostly succeeded at the time) to destroy Tesla and AC power as Edison was Mr. DC and didn't like the competition. Plus, Tesla was a foreigner and easy to attack. It's a terrible story of man who was...
  10. someguy01

    Avant Garde

    *Mark Guiliana has entered the chat
  11. someguy01

    You know you’re getting old when...

    Jay Leno, drives the Stanleys in his collection regularly. He has the dubious honour of having the oldest vehicle to get a speeding ticket from CHP, it was in a Stanley.
  12. someguy01

    Barton Beech Kit !?!

    Pictures, worth a 1000 words. Seeing something in person, priceless.
  13. someguy01

    You know you’re getting old when...

    If the oil lobby didn't have the clout it does, we'd have been driving electric vehicles 30+ years ago. The internal combustion engine was obsolete 15 years after Karl Benz invented the thing. The biggest driver of complexity in engines (it has found it's way into the equipment realm, see...
  14. someguy01

    Which Ludwig Snare should I get?

    Supra or Acro. All the snare you'll ever need, just depends on what you want to spend. I scored my 70s Acro for $212.
  15. someguy01

    What's your latest purchase?

    Nope. Got them to match a Sweetwater price on a super kick. No questions from them at all.
  16. someguy01

    Bass Drum Dampening

    Pretty sure that's the entire band's laundry from the previous night.
  17. someguy01

    You know you’re getting old when...

    When you know M.A.S.H. was a movie first. I'll take Donald Sutherland over Alan Alda.
  18. someguy01

    Pearl Drums Customer Service Horrible.

    I'd think due to recent events @roncadillac would have the inside information on how best to get some help. He got his issue solved and IMO it was a much bigger issue than the OP's.
  19. someguy01

    Pearl Drums Customer Service Horrible.

    You have made me want to mod a DW kit with Pearl tom arms and then post it to a DW fan forum. Yes, I have a penchant for instigation.
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