That was a interesting and proper written essay on 9 am.
A bit of an eye opener too.
After spending 6k on a kit with custom snare and having spend 1600 on a custom Crav last year, but also enjoying my 180 bought beaten up supra from 61-63 and beaten up Jarrah Block from 1991 im probably...
I can relate to him.
I bought and sold for over 15 years, and now I can say I found my dream set to the last depth size. If the other two shells come in it will be a 6 piece and I have spend about $6230 on This custom baby.
It started as a 4 piece a few weeks ago and was “used” by...
So back in the 90’s DW had production and one off special artist (like this Aswhon Sood 12x6,5 model https://reverb.com/item/10710674-dw-12x6-5-collector-s-series-cast-bronze-snare-drum?utm_source=ios-app&utm_medium=share) bronze snares. Were these made by Duluth too?
Probably a custom Dave Elitch spec’ed Duluth. Ive read they already sold out.
If it wasn’t for the high price tag, I would snap the 6,5.
I can see why the price is high, as the first runs always are more expensive.
For now it is...
I had a 20'' over 20'' gong in my Oak rig and a 22'' over 21'' gong in my second DW kit. I also had a red 22'' over 21'' for a short period.
I will order one for my new and probably last kit too next year.
The true size is a single 22'' head over a 20'' shell.
Tama started with these and DW followed quickly. this most likely because of Pink Floyd, as Gary Wallis was a Tama guy (and Nick Mason a Ludwig guy) before they both switched to DW for the Division Bell Tour.
DW changed to a 22'' head...
I'm still bummed that I missed the 1994 tour. My favorite maybe of all next to Pompeï. Glad I saw David Gilmour in 2016 in Tienen:
And Nick Mason with ''Saucerful'' Last year in Amsterdam.
I did get to meet Gary and Floyd tech Clint two years ago on the Musikmesse, and kept in warm touch with...
The last few kits I switched from 18'' to 17'' to 16'' Now the Maple/Mahogany 22x16'' sounds deeper and feels more responsive than my 22x18 Birch Custom Absolute, and that the biggest, deepest sound I ever played.