Recent content by Johnny Tsunami

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    Why Does My Snare Sound Like This?

    Cat? Well i reassembled it and it does sound better, so thanks everyone for the suggestions and tips. I think I just need new better heads for it to sound good.
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    Why Does My Snare Sound Like This?

    Thanks for all the replies guys. I'm disassembling my snare now and I noticed there's a dent on the rim on the bottom, is this a big problem? It is a 14" PDP CX all maple snare
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    Why Does My Snare Sound Like This?

    I will try that, thanks!
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    Why Does My Snare Sound Like This?

    Here are some photos of the bottom skin. All the lugs and everything is tight as it always has been.
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    Why Does My Snare Sound Like This?

    What do you mean by shot? And no I haven't dropped the drum at all.
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    Why Does My Snare Sound Like This?

    Example: My snare was sounding fine until it suddenly started to have this terrible buzz and ring to it. I tried loosening and tightening the top skin, bottom skin, snare wires and also put different combinations of blu-tack on the top and bottom as dampeners but nothing fixes the horrible...
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    Buying first kit, need opinions please

    What do you recommend for good cymbals? It's only for home practice and I can always just upgrade the cymbals once I get a job with steady income. I thought I should get some solid shells and hardware first. Spending $1100 AUD on only a semi decent kit doesn't sound too good if I can just get a...
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    Buying first kit, need opinions please

    Thanks everyone for your input and info. Seeing as I've only got the Gold Coast and Brisbane to look in, I think you guys are suggesting kits a bit too ambitiously. Looking on Gumtree, Facebook and eBay for good used local pickup or even free shipping kits/parts has been so hard and there really...
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    Buying first kit, need opinions please

    Coming from an electronic kit, i'm looking to buy my first acoustic set. I'm an intermediate player so I don't really want a low quality kit but I have a budget of $1100 I've researched and narrowed my choices down to: 1. Pearl Export $800 AUD...
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