I have a Slingerland 26”x10”, a Ludwig 3-ply 26”x14”, a Ludwig 6-ply 26”x16”, a 70’s Gretsch 26” with a regular thickness shell, and a Gretsch Vineyard with a thin 70’s shell. Edges/heads/tuning/muffling are all much bigger factors than an inch here or an inch there in depth.
If these were all...
I had a same year Transition Dark Ride, and it sold because it wasn’t clanky or grumpy enough. It was merely disagreeable, the one I kept was like that complete a-hole at party who tells great stories.
My solution is that I’m simply no longer selling anything cheaply. I’ve seen a few old drums of mine scrapped out, and a few cymbals sold at begged-for “forum bro” discounts resold for half-again as much, and I’m done leaving much room for a flip.
I make money for somebody else at my job. I’ll...
As for what to listen to, Mr. Campbell’s used his all over all the Heartbreaker’s stuff, Duane Eddy’s “$1,000,000 Worth Of Twang”, Brian Setzer’s whole career, a goodly portion of George Harrison’s, The Cramps, and on and on.
So, using that last picture, clockwise from 12
Tom mount, unknown
Muffler knob, almost can think of it..
Muffler knob, same
Throwoff tensioner knob, unknown
Muffler knob, 70’s Ludwig
Weird little knob, god only knows
Jack cup for a Telecaster
Micro sensitive arm, for deeper drums