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    I just wanted to thank our moderators here who keep the site going

    Yes! Thanks mods for all you do. I love this forum and appreciate the hard work you do to keep it running smooth.
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    2020 Chicago Drum Show 30th Anniversary: Roll Call!

    I hate that it’s canceled as I always look forward to the show, but I’m really excited it’s moving back to St. Charles. I didn’t like the new venue at all.
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    Feeling Toward Red Sparkle Drums!

    I love Red Sparkle! My favorite finish.
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    2020 Chicago Drum Show 30th Anniversary: Roll Call!

    I’ll be there! Can’t wait
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    Drum Cases

    Humes and Berg Tuxedo Bags. Fantastic bags that offer great protection and last forever. That’s all I use and I’ve got some that are well over 20 years old. They still look great and work perfectly. Zippers still intact and no rips or tears. I know Humes and Berg offer several different lines at...
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    What’s your favorite stick?

    Vater 1A Wood tip.
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    Help choose my reso bass drum head please

    The first one (cream colored). I typically prefer a white front head but the Calftone looks great on your kit.
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    In Honor of the DW Acquisition, Lets See Your Slingerland Drum Pics!

    Thanks! That’s my best buddy Carmine.
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    Bob Welch "Ebony Eyes"

    Always loved that song and Precious Love. I had the 45’s of both.
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    In Honor of the DW Acquisition, Lets See Your Slingerland Drum Pics!

    I got them from John Ollis when he bought the warehouse in the bankruptcy auction. All in factory sealed boxes (which I obviously kept). It was like opening a time capsule.
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    In Honor of the DW Acquisition, Lets See Your Slingerland Drum Pics!

    My NOS Conway Gene Krupa set with the optional 18” floor tom and hardware pack. I love these drums!
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    Bass drum pedals (Starting over from scratch)

    I’m a DW 5000 guy. I bought a 9000 when they came out and didn’t like the feel at all. Almost too perfect. I tried the Trick pedal and felt the exact same way. A buddy of mine uses an Iron Cobra and I like the feel of it almost as well as my DW 5000. As the others have stated though, I think it...
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    For those who like a little rock with their country.....

    Excellent! Highlight of the show for me
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    OT: This is when I wished I had kids...

    That’s awesome! I love it
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    Drummers today that still play large kits.

    Eric Singer
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