Recent content by Vati

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    message to Trixion

    Greetings,Its been a long time,but I finally pulled the plug and bought some Trixon drums.I was outbid twice on Ebay so I have been waiting,and waiting til these were avalible. Yellow glitter with a "bit" of black in the wrap.But they are solid and they are mine.I will be needing a few parts...
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    Kent drum expert

    If I remember correctly,there was a KENT drum expert here.Please contact,I have some questions about a Kent set of drum.Thanks,V
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    hi-hat on the RIGHT SIDE

    My right hand hurts so bad from cross over hi-hat hitting,I am thinking of finding some sort of right side hi-hat.Are there any other drummers who use that option??Is it possible to make a stand with the cymbals closed all of the time? It is kinda crowded with the floor tom and other cymbal...
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    hardware/coffee cup tray

    I am tired of settng my water,coffee cup and sticks on my floor tom. Is there a cheap tray I can make or buy that will take the place of the floor tom. I had This Old Drum make me a 16" floor tom in green sparkle. The shell is a brand that they suggested I use. Its new and played 2 times and I...
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    root beer wrap

    This Old Drum had the root beer wrap,that I almost went with,but choose original green.It is a color I have NOT seen here on any thread. If a member has a set in root beer,how about a scan or 2.Matt did a great job on my #1 set of Clubdates and that EbA 59 dollar stuff only looks good from far...
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    trim down cymbals?

    I bought a PING 20" and it sounded just as good as a perfect one. I had the bad spots cut out and lost the sound. It is way to loud even for a crash. Experiment gone array. win some lose some. ANYBODY WANT A 16" PING CRASH?? VERY VERY LOUD!!!!!!! v
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    anybody else use this STICK-HOLDER?

    I got a Vater one for christmas.It makes a great plant vase. You will need to drill a drain hole for proper drainage!! Vati
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    A thread for us fuddies duddies 40 and over.

    Well for Christmas 1965 my dad was tired of me beating on the couch -pillows and pie tins every night watching the Lloyd Thaxton show,shindig or Hullaballo ect ect. So I was going to get a "set of drums" I thought they were some toy types because as a auto mechanic my dad didnt make that good of...
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    red sparkle kit on ebay.....

    Der trommel nach mass angefertigt drinn Deutschland ,vorbel TROMSA.Der allerbeste!!!! V
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    anybody else use this STICK-HOLDER?

    The guitar player I gig with absolutly will not let me know what he will play next. I get an idea what he will play by the way he picks out the first few notes or chords. I have sticks scattered all on the floor tom,but with sticks ,hot rods and brushes it gets a little crowded. So I started...
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    Do you own and still play a Vintage set?

    Nothin' but.... 6o's clubdates re-wrapped in green(this Old drum-16" floor tom by Matt at TOD as well.) 6o's Pearl Presidents 58 Clubdates I added a nickle consolett .I didnt trust the hoop mount... mistake ??? 66 Clubdates that were black...
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    What to do with a great but cracked cymbal

    Play it ,and dont worry about it.Enjoy it! V... The cymbal that is!!
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    STP/Cheap Trick/Fuel concert last weekend

    Yep last weekend on a cold wintery day(in the middle of summer) 107.7 the Bone held a Bonebash BBQ /picnic. It was very kool. Bring the pets, lawn chairs.lots of lawn to spread out, Tons of good BBQ,beer ,wine ect. Lotsa out houses for ridding one of their beer. STP-CHEAP TRICK(NO BUN)-FUEL-...
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    band photo suggertions

    There is a very early Beatle picture with Pete Best, where they are all around roller coaster or something like that.Pete has his snare und sticks. Not a bad picture.I think it was in Germany and astrid ??? took it. Good Luck Vati
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    Hot rods

    The band I am playing in got a new guitar player to replace the piano player. We are playing more up-beat faster songs.I use Vic Firth wand Birch-12.My question is do they made a wand/rod that is more solid. Even though the guitars are amplified I still worry about hitting to hard with the...