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  1. GregR

    Who’s Hyped for the Genesis Reunion Tour?

    For those prices better have Peter Gabriel and Steve Hackett on stage....even then?
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    Drummer autographs

    I got Buddy to sign a $2.00 bill way back in the day when I snuck back stage at the Ontario Place forum. I knocked on the dressing room door at the El Mocambo when King Crimson was playing there and got Bruford's on a $1.00 bill - so Buddy's is worth twice as much! I have a number of Neil...
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    Help with kit for 3 feet son

    he could do some amazing bass drum work with 3 feet!
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    Buddy...I was listening last night, and BAM!

    I saw Buddy live several times and saw every one of his appearances on the Tonight Show, as well as countless other videos. When I saw him live it was so powerful. Every time I would walk away thinking about giving up drumming. He was so far beyond anything else I had ever seen. That...
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    How to avoid steep angle on toms

    I am 59 years old and only in the last few months did I finally figure out I should raise my stool a lot higher. Now my drums are lower and more parallel to the ground and I find it has improved my drumming. Never too old to learn!
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    Keith Moon strikes out at the Record Plant

    Keith Moon is one of my favourite drummers of all time - top 3. We sometimes forget how unorthodox his drumming was back in the 60's / early 70's. He invented a certain style. You watch / read interviews with Daltrey and Townsend about the era of Who's Next - Quadrophenia. I remember one...
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    How to play heavy backbeats while playing cross-handed?

    I have never had this problem and i am a hard hitter. Not sure why but I never hit my hand or other stick
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    Did you learn to play drums by ear?

    I took exactly one lesson when I was starting out as a kid. I did take lessons for a couple of years in my 40's when i got back into drumming after about a 20 year lay off
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    Best in action pics!

    Our band has been doing some recording lately
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    Buddy Rich/Johnny Carson circa 1978/1979 Ludwig White Pearloid Drum Set

    Well i was bidding on these but $113K was just a little too rich for me unfortunately.
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    Anybody here score big at the Julien's Gretsch auction?

    wow! my wife would love it if I pulled up in a truck with that load!
  12. GregR

    Painting rivets on hardware

    Hi guys. I was searching for help on cleaning rust off rims on an old kit. I found this thread. Can someone tell me the process? Thanks!
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    Restored 1951 Premier ‘51 Outfit’

    Stunning kit!
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    Danny Carey DrumCam from 2002

    The guy is a freaking monster! I am in awe every time I watch him play. Tool is one band I will pay (used to pay) to be up front. Just so I can watch Danny
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    New Ludwig Finish - Burgundy Pearl

    Those are beautiful drums!
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    Rock Songs with Great Hi-Hat Work?

    I always thought that Swingtown by Steve Miller is pretty relentless on the hi hats. Although the bass drum is more difficult.
  17. GregR

    OT: THE Rolling Stones

    I am a big fan of the Stones. I love the country influenced songs especially as mentioned the Gram Parsons era. My favourite Stones era is the Mick Taylor years, but I have been a fan fo close to 50 years - probably my favourite band of all time. Tatoo You is so good because most of those...
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    Is restoring a drum set worth it?

    Great thread guys. Any tips on cleaning rust from rims - see photo below? Is there a thread here dedicated to tips / lessons?
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    George Fludas is Bonham 2.0 on drums

    Hey George. Welcome! I am a big fan from Bonzoleum's You Tube channel. Love your drumming!
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