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    The First Kit You Got

    My first kit was a red and black tiger striped Hohner. POS. A couple years after getting it the grunge era took over and I was playing out with the most 80's looking kit there was. My band was embarrassed but I was young and broke. It haunts me to this day and I only play black or wood grain...
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    Ever keep using a beater kit after getting new gear?

    So a few months ago I joined a new band with a bunch of shows lined up (bad timing). I decided that since I was going to be somewhat active again it was time to get a new kit. I purchased a nice Sonor maple kit to replace my older basswood one and a set of HHX cymbals to replace my XSR and AAs...
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    What's your latest purchase?

    That's fantastic!
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    Fired for COVID/ Age

    Success is the best revenge. Put together a band that kicks their butts.
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    S Hoops

    Thank you all for the replies. I appreciate it.
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    S Hoops

    For those with experience with S-Hoops have you found that they produce a louder, more powerful snare sound than triple flange? Thanks.
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    show off your snare

    My boys.
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    Tama Big Black Steel

    Anyone here have any experience with the Tama Big Black Steel 14x8 snare? The band I'm currently playing in is very loud. I am cutting though a bit better with the Yamaha Stage Custom Steel 14X6.5 better than with my brass snares but was wondering if the Tama would be any louder. I don't have a...
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    What's the most shallow-minded thing you do in regards to playing or owning drums?

    My OCD tendencies have made me buy only certain brands even when there is better deals on others that are perfectly fine. I play Sonor kits, Pork Pie snares, Sabian cymbals, Tama hardware, and Promark sticks (one size only). I'm not endorsed and never will be so it's silly really.
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    Customize the Jam Session of Your Dreams

    Gotta go with Hendrix.
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    Kasza Cymbals

    A kit I played on a few months ago had them. I had never heard of them before but I was actually impressed with the sound for the price.
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    Show Off your SONOR DRUMS.

    Amazing!!!
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    Favorite piece of gear that's not a drum or cymbal.

    My Promark 747s My Ludwig throne. My Tama Speed Cobra I find my contact points to be the most important.
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    The BLACK thread

    Nice!
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    The BLACK thread

    Black, white, or wood grain are by far my favorites. All three fit any situation or style. I own a piano black Sonor, a deep forest burst Sonor, now I want to add a white one. Once I buy a white one my wife will put me in a black coffin.
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    Show Off your SONOR DRUMS.

    Very nice.
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    Show Off your SONOR DRUMS.

    Sonor need to make an affordable brass snare. Just thinking out loud.
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    My Tama Starclassic Walnut Select

    Wow! Beautiful!
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    Pro-Mark......Your Thoughts?

    After trying and wasting a lot of money for a long time on various models from various manufacturers I find that I like the Pro Mark 747 best for my playing. I like them even better since the change in ownership and find that they are much more consistent now.
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