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    Let's See Those Brass Snare Drums! (now updated with totals by brand... so far!)

    I have these 2 Sonor brass snares: 14x5 S Class Pro and a 14x5.75 SY1405 Signature from ca. 2000
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    Rattle can for Cadillac Green?

    As an owner of a Birdland Cadillac Green, I remember someone saying the rattle can Hunter Green was said to be the closest match to Gretsch CG.
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    Latest Gig

    I pretty much was . . . . . . . I'm just out of camera
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    Do you use alternate sticking when you can’t quite do what was originally done.

    One of my all time favorite songs and a great one to try the single handed hh patterns at a relaxed speed. Next stop: James Gadson . . . . . .
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    So I pretty much hate Dream Theater....

    Arrrrse! I should have read the most recent posts before writing - apologies all but well done to all that got it :)
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    So I pretty much hate Dream Theater....

    Hey Mike - I only drop invert rarely these days. I saw you had quoted me and read it and then went looking for my previous post to put in perspective! Even, I missed my own reference for a moment or two, bit did click. Al Dente on FB
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    How Many Species Of Woods In Your Collection?

    Maple, maple and maple!
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    Any Sonor Drummers here?

    After playing Premier, Hayman and Ludwig, I have now played Sonor for over 10 years. To say that I had played Gretsch solidly from 1990 - 2010, means it took something really special to make do the switch. "The Drummer's Drum" & "The Rolls of Drums" were their advertising pitches and neither...
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    Any Jim Hodder Fans out there??

    Huge SD fan here. My view on Jim is that I think he was one of the first drummers I heard to use ghost notes on his shuffle. Take another listen to Reelin' In The Years, he is ghosting all the way through it. It wouldn't be along after CBAT came out that a 19 year old Jeff Porcaro joined the...
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    SUPER RARE Gretsch Snare, only one i ever seen (pls correct me if im wrong)

    I bought one these in exactly the same finish from Maxwells NYC in 2010. It's an amazing drum, loved mine and it punches well above its weight! It was the last of my Gretsch drums I sold, as I play Sonor now. I only knew of one other like it, which Explorer Percussion had back in the late 1990s...
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    SOLD - Super Rare NOS vintage Gretsch 4”x14” progressive jazz snare drum, double badged, 16 lug w lightning throw

    I bought one these in exactly the same finish from Maxwells NYC in 2010. It's an amazing drum, loved mine and it punches well above its weight! It was the last of my Gretsch drums I sold, as I play Sonor now. I only knew of one other like it, which Explorer Percussion had back in the late...
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    Hi Hat Cymbal Sizes...What's your preferred hi hats size ?

    Played 13s for years and that won't change, but I have some new hand made cymbals on their way to me that includes 14 hats. They will be played as a jazz set.
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    If Drum Kits Sound So Similar - Gretsch

    Joe - what happened to (3) ?
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    Istanbul (Mehmet AND Agop) Pre Split Cymbals for sale

    Edited to update the cymbals that are still available . . . . .
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