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    Birch snares... what am I missing?

    Birch snares sound great just like many other wood shells. I have a Trixon 5.5x14 Birch snare with wood hoops that’s truly great! Never had a problem with a Birch snare or any other type of shell sounding out of place with a non-birch kit.
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    Looking for some advice on choosing an 8x14 snare

    The greatest 8x14 snare I’ve heard of played is an 8x14 Brady Jarrah snare. Not so easy to find now but truly superb!
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    OT: Your Favorite Schwarzenegger Movie

    Last Action Hero is very high for me but Terminator 2 for the win.
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    DW EQualizer snare drum

    I used to have one for a few years. Used it quite after and it was never as useful as advertised but it did have two distinct sounds when they were on or off. I sold it for twice what I paid.
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    What is the Best Sounding Steel Snare

    The Vintage Yamaha Seamless Steel snares are great too!
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    What is the Best Sounding Steel Snare

    I’ve had the Mastercraft and the King Beat. Currently I have a 6.5x14 10 Imperialstar Steel with the same shell but with a basic strainer. I also have a 5x14 Mastercraft (again, same Seamless Steel shell) that I bought for $40. I added some lugs and a basic strainer. They both sound superb. Some...
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    Have you ever happily downgraded your drums/cymbals?

    I love my Wuhan Traditional cymbals. They played highly above their cost.
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    Am I the only one who had been unaware of Anika Nilles?!

    I wonder how many drummers could be picked out of a lineup of ten other drummers who play the same way?
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    Old school Yamaha was on another level!

    Black Dot Powerstroke 3 on the kick. Perfect head on this kick drum.
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    Old school Yamaha was on another level!

    I actually put Pinstripes on this 7000 kit and they sound amazing!! Great heads for this kit!
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    I have $250. What wood snare would you recommend?

    New Ludwig Standard Maple Pearl Session Studio Classic
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    I have $250. What wood snare would you recommend?

    All Used Pearl Masters Maple Tama B/B Starclassic Tama SLP Walnut
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    Halftime Show....

    The Weekend was meh! Prince and Michael Jackson are my favorite halftime shows.
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    Favorite Drum Stick?

    VF Tommy Igoe sig stick!
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