Naw, i think this will be my lifetime set... at the end of the day... i have recording customs Which is pretty much my dream (unless SQ2's fall into my lap)If you decide not to keep them, let me know. I'm VERY interested.
Ended up being moot, just took a look at the snare and the wires on it seem to be for a 15" the end plates on the wires are overhanging the drumitself.. so... will order some wires after doing research, i have bought Puresounds a few times but haven't liked them once..
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It's supposed to have extended wires. That's the point of that strainer system. It's very similar to the Tama Mastercraft roller strainer system.
Those screws adjust and retain the rollers. The holes in the bracket are slotted so that the rollers can move up and down.Naw, i think this will be my lifetime set... at the end of the day... i have recording customs Which is pretty much my dream (unless SQ2's fall into my lap)
K.. so if anyone that knows yammy stuff sees this.. I haven't seen a throw like this before, it has a roller for the wire cable to ride on, but it has an adjustment that just makes no sense to me? (the 2 screws on the roller asembly)
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yup, got it.. just never saw a setup like this... still easier than my rogers I really need to sell that drum.. since getting a greb snare i don't see me using anything else again..Those screws adjust and retain the rollers. The holes in the bracket are slotted so that the rollers can move up and down.
Pitting, luckily small but you can feel it after polish.. no big thing, gonna just clean it and be happy..Another vote here to keep and enjoy the color as-is... I think it looks great.
Also, is the chrome rusted, or pitted? If it's got rust, a coke bath can help- pitting, not so much ime.
Kinda wanna try Performance 2 heads since they are closest to pinstripes.. but don't feel like dropping another 100 i don't need to.
I've been wanting to do this myself. I've been playing pinstripes for decades and have read good things about the Aquarians. Let me know how they work out if you decide to go that route.
I played remo for my first 5 years and got used to re=tuning every single night... AQ's stay in tune amazingly well and sound awesome.. plus the company is amazing.. i had a bad head out of the box, sent a pic and they overnighted 2 heads to me... can't beat great service
Thanks and please lemme know how the performance 2 is.. i LOVE the repsonse 2's, i think the performance are a bit more open.. i use texture coated on my snares...Good to know. I have always hand picked my Remos because I find duds too often. I think I'll order a Performance 2 for one of my toms to see how they'll do.
Good luck with that beautiful Yamaha kit!
i LOVE the repsonse 2's, i think the performance are a bit more open.
well according to AQ the performance is made for lower tuning and the response can just do it all..Oh. I was under the impression that the response 2s were more open and the performance 2s were more dampened, but I have zero experience with Aquarian heads, despite having heard great things about them over the past couple of years. I may have to order one of each.
Don't touch the finish. I think the "yellowing" looks way better than the original color under the lugs! It's now an amber finish that looks like it was intentional from the beginning. I love it!got the 10 inch done.. took bout 5 hours in total.. used a rubbing wheel to clean up the finish and then some wax and polished all the chrome as well as i could.. The 100th anv badges are a pain.. the wheel didn't take off any writing, but did make the gold a little less gold, i will be removing them for now on and hand polishing
I brought the snare into work today to start one, the wires are in good shape other than corrosion, nothing bad but a thin layer which will deaden them, was curious if anyone has ideas for cleaning them? soak in something?
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I love how good the bearing edges are.. they make my DW's look like a kid did them with a butterknife..
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