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    Agree with all the above about confidence, relaxation, emotion, ... For jazz "feel", I really liked spending a little time with the...
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    TPC replied to the thread Your favourite rack tom size.
    9x13. I play a “bop” set but with 13-16. I like that I can tune them up and still get a little more oomph than the 12-14 I used to play.
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    TPC replied to the thread Playing along to records.
    I agree it can be a very useful tool. I did this A LOT growing up, and it created an issue for me. I learned to rely on the...
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    TPC reacted to JDA's post in the thread Anyone Playing All Older A. Zildjians? with Like Like.
    A&Cie early70 ones for that 'balance' of 'Ride, vintage and 'other things.. it's a hidden secret revealed ; ) less thought-of...
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    TPC reacted to Tama CW's post in the thread Anyone Playing All Older A. Zildjians? with Like Like.
    I know. It's strange. I've had 3 of them in that so-called sweet spot of 1365-1435 gm....and they were all vanilla to me. My 1420 gm...
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    TPC replied to the thread Bob Dylan Carrying a drum.
    That's an old 14" Gretsch RB tom he used to carry around the village so he could tap out some drum patterns to accompany poetry...
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    Interesting CW. I've had only one 18" Trans Stamp - thin at around 1350 and it is absolutely perfect as a crash and very nice as a...
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    I use old A’s quite a bit. When my beloved Nolan’s aren’t up, it’s almost always old A’s. Here’s a shot from a recent session. 15”...
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    TPC replied to the thread Playing along to records.
    This is what I was thinking, too. I've been doing a lot of metronome work lately, just an iPhone app playing through the phone speaker...
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    TPC replied to the thread Repair crack in bell?.
    Unless it's rattling or buzzing, I wouldn't attempt to fix it. If it is rattling or buzzing, I'd drill both ends with a very small bit...
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    TPC replied to the thread Ludwig 60s vs DW.
    I have a 22-12-13-16 set of Ludwigs from ‘67. All the quality issues that people have mentioned are real. But, I cannot make them...
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    I have some 14” (actually 14.5”) Zenjian band cymbals from that era, also quite heavy, but they’re so dark they actually work pretty...
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    TPC replied to the thread ANY LOVE FOR PEARL SNARES?.
    With some long tension rods, it fit just right.
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    TPC replied to the thread Rediscovered.
    Here's my response from yesterday that I forgot to post. --- Sounds nice. A balanced sound. Fairly wet. Nice bell. Comparison...
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    TPC replied to the thread ANY LOVE FOR PEARL SNARES?.
    Had a brass piccolo free floater. Loudest, brashest, most ear-splitting snare I’ve ever heard. Swapped out the shell for a 6.5” maple...
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