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    Help with drum notes for a beginner

    Hi, I'm not sure this is the correct place to post this question so please correct me if needed. I'm learning drums right now and don't have much skill yet but I want to learn how to play along with a kid's song for my son's birthday, I have the melody of the song without the drums and I tried...
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    Help Identifying Unstamped 20" 2400g's(ish) Ride Cymbal

    I Recently came across this 20" Ride cymbal that after a long inspection has no stamp on it at all. Its weights around 2400g and just based on looks i would say that it was a Zildjian/Sabian. The first strange thing I noticed about it was how different the top and bottom lathing is. The cymbal...
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    HELP: Hi-hat pedal not playing "chick" sound.

    So I've had an Alesis Surge Mesh E-Drum kit for close to 3 years, and a little while ago I noticed the hi hat pedal isn't playing the "chick" or closing hi hat sound. The pedal will recognize open and closed hi-hats, so I get open and closed hi-hat sounds. But if I hit open hi-hats and then step...
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    Three strokes on single pedal

    Hello, I’m quite new to drums, I started playing about 6 months ago. I’m having some troubles with a few rhythms I was given. I was wondering if anyone could help me either posting a video or replying. So I’m having troubles with the part where there are three kicks in a row. If I do that small...
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    Alesis DM5

    Afternoon all. I have an Alesis DM5 kit, however, the cable for the hi-hat is a gonner. Is this sonething that can be replaced or would I need a whole new unit and cables? Thanks 🤘❤️
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    Help identify drum model

    Hi everyone, this is my first drum kit and I know very little about it. The only thing I'm certain of is that the floor tom is a wood-fiberglass model probably from the late 70s. All the other components are without fiberglass so it's a mix. Does someone know the name of the model for the bass...
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    Other people ruining my passion

    Hello there 👋 this is unusual topic, maybe not, dont really know. I need to hear wise words and maybe some experiences from other people. I play drums for a few years and I had once stopped playing. In a few months it will be a year since I got back to drums and decided to go for it. From my...
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    Having a hard time.

    Heavy subject alert. Hey guys. Haven't been on the forum in quite a while. I'm gonna cut straight to the chase, I've been dealing with some mental struggles that have greatly affected me musically, and I wanted to know if anybody has ever experienced similar symptoms to what I've been dealing...
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    SONOR Designer Floor Tom Failure

    I’m hoping some knowledgeable SONOR fans are out there somewhere to help me out. I recently got a used Designer from Guitar Center, which initially was missing parts which have now been found (yay!). I have one remaining issue - the floor tom does not stand up! There is apparently an issue with...
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    Sonor Designer Question

    Hi Sonor fans, I recently picked up a used Sonor Designer from Guitar Center, and on receiving it found out that they had failed to send me the legs for the 16" floor tom, or the mounting bracket for the floating 14" floor tom. Suffice to say I was not very impressed! I'm waiting to hear from...
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    How much could I sell my ex husband’s Ludwig kit for (?)

    Before anything - yes I have his permission. I’ve put it on craigslist, offer up and facebook marketplace but the price must be wrong because I thought it would go fast and it is not.. I listed it for $2000 and he says thats too low. (?) help Im not a drummer 🙏🏼 Its a 6-piece black Ludwig...
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