What's your latest purchase?

Cmdr. Ross

Silver Member
Starlink! $550 for the hardware, plus $100 per month for unlimited, as-fast-as-possible-via-landsat internet access.

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For all you boys and girls who live in the boonies in Canada, northern USA, New Zealand, and southern Oz, and have lousy internet, Starlink might be a good alternative.
That's quite a large drum!
Who makes the head for it? :LOL:
 

Push pull stroke

Platinum Member
Starlink! $550 for the hardware, plus $100 per month for unlimited, as-fast-as-possible-via-landsat internet access.

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For all you boys and girls who live in the boonies in Canada, northern USA, New Zealand, and southern Oz, and have lousy internet, Starlink might be a good alternative.
It’s not very practical in mountainous or heavily forested areas, but large swaths of the rural Midwest will definitely get at least a little benefit from it.
 

Jdub

New Member
Just watched a Starlink 60-satellite train, totally silent, in a clear night sky here in the Northwest U.S.A. Unfreaking real, especially when they handed me a book "To Serve Man" on the way...

I finally broke from my Iron Cobra Speed pedal to a DW 9000 and it was worth it. I really enjoy the flexibility of playing with the adjustable cam profile and de-linked footbed-to-beater relation. Any of you ever use bowling talc on the footbed for increased slide?

EDIT: Also came across a K left side ride with the triple rivets which I may grab in trade for a Mapex Brass Master in really nice condition.
 

drumnut87

Silver Member
technically not a purchase. my guitarist friend upgraded his home studio with scarlett interfaces, so he came by my house and dropped off this M-Audio M-track 8 interface for me to have, which is awesome. so now i have 16 channels to play with (as id be combingin it with my behringer u-phoria 1820 interface). whenever i can *FINALLY* hire a local bars function room and set up my kit, mics and interfaces! :)



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felonious69

Gold Member
In post #4883 I told ya all about the snare I bought for ROX (8).

Today, should arrive my PDP 2-leg Hi Hat stand (too many legs and left bass pedal down there...gotta try to squeeze)
Gonna give the stock Pearl HH stand and the stock hats to ROX to add to her situation.

Snare AND hats(?) should help. (for now)

Probably see her at my mom's house on Monday.
 

dwsabianguy

Senior Member
Got a 22" Canadian Zildjian from a nice dude over at DFO. 1970s Hollow Logo Ping Ride, but it's a totally different animal than any American-made Ping Ride I've ever heard. The metal feels looser, and it's a much darker, more complex sound. The idea being that it'll sound like Neil Peart's old Canadian Zildjian once we get it in a mix. We'll see soon!

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cbphoto

Diamond Member
Now I really want to buy a whole kit in this finish... Yes, it might very well happen..... :p . Tama Starclassic Maple 14x5,5 snare in Flat Deep Green.
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I lust after Tama’s flat Aztec Gold finish. Is the surface easily susceptible to fingerprints or scuffs?
 

petrez

Senior Member
It definately catches some fingerprints, haven't seen any scratches so far... The Aztec Gold looks really cool as well, a bit too flashy for my taste, but nevertheless cool. I just seem to prefer a lot of the SC Maple finishes over the Walnut/Birch ones, so even though it's slightly above what I would pay for a new kit, this one really has me thinking.
 
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