Recording Customs are birch shells, you know that, and they are not inexpensive drums. Birch and maple are equals IMO, just a little different, not much, from each other.Isn't Birch relatively "inexpensive" comparatively speaking? It seems that birch/basswood is often used together in "low end" or "beginner" kits.
I see. . .No! Lol, Larry I actually didn't know that. I've only been back into drums since November of last year. I still have SO MUCH to learn about manufacturing and production and which company does what with what.Recording Customs are birch shells, you know that, and they are not inexpensive drums. Birch and maple are equals IMO, just a little different, not much, from each other.
There's a lot more to it. Here's an interesting image that will give you some perspective.Does a "quality" board built right, and a "non quality" board of the same material built just as right....does it really matter for sound? Quality of the look is really what quality means, right?
There's a lot more to it. Here's an interesting image that will give you some perspective.
Of course this is just one aspect...there are many other factors like climate and moisture content...but it illustrates just how different the same wood can be.
Umm, no. It has to do with climate and water availability. Read this.Larger, I.e., more widely spaced growth rings indicate faster growth.
What's the difference between forests and plantations? They are trees growing out of the earth. I'm not getting it.It's the difference between a real forest and a plantation. Some trees lend themselves to growing as crops, some don't.
The old growth trees were... old, and grew more slowly.
Aren't we saying the same thing? A quick scan over your article says that wide rings happen when there is abundant water availability...which allows the tree to grow faster.Umm, no. It has to do with climate and water availability. Read this.