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    wayne replied to the thread 16,s have a new life!!.
    All 4 16,s are 70,s USA Zildjy,s with very fine stamps, very hard to read. They are medium weight I,d say, but they really do make good...
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    wayne posted the thread 16,s have a new life!! in Cymbal Talk.
    I posted awhile ago about 4 16" crash cymbals I found, and you told me the new crash sizes are 18-20"...Good advice by the way, so I...
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    wayne replied to the thread market conditions [used gear].
    Who would want a newer [new] kit when you can buy a minty vintage kit for less money? It seems its the vintage sound everyone is looking...
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    It is apparent that this industry has stalled in some ways, but would you agree that as hard as it is to sell drums, its WAY harder to...
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    Trying for that Broadkaster vibe maybe?..not to bad, but are they MIC,MIT,MIM,MII...Cant be Germany, esp at that price, BUT,do we need...
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    wayne replied to the thread Fave crash size.
    Maybe 19" cymbals is similar to 11" drum heads?...or metric heads...
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    Hard to determine what market they want, other than the rich n famous, but realistically, what have they brought to the table to warrant...
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    Very interesting old kit..Main concern would be if ALL the heads can be fitted with non metric sizes? I see a modern Ludwig, but its...
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    wayne replied to the thread Fave crash size.
    Interesting. Looks like small crash cymbals are destined to become collector items. Depends on your set up, but for me a 22 ride and a...
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    wayne replied to the thread 14" floor tom..8 lugs?.
    Shows you how much I know!!!...I,ve always played 16",8 lug floor toms, never bothered with 14,s and made the assumption that small...
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    wayne posted the thread Fave crash size in Cymbal Talk.
    I found an old cymbal bag with 4 16" crash cymbals, all different of course. It was when large crash cymbals became popular, so I...
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    wayne posted the thread 14" floor tom..8 lugs? in General.
    Im not familiar if this is common these days, but are they being offered as standard or is it a custom order?
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    wayne posted the thread Custom Drum Builders in General.
    Topic used to start some wicked debates, many years ago when it seemed the industry was saturated with them. These days, all, or most of...
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    wayne replied to the thread Keller Maple vs Keller Mahogany.
    I think its finally sinking in that all that matters is YOUR drums sound like they should...You will never change the opinion of another...
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    Found a NOS Westbury 6 lug COS which I use with my gospel trio, and I love it, but I cant explain it. Its as cheap a snare drum as you...
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