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  1. Vati

    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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    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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    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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    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...
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    Ludwig black and white sticker

    When did Ludwig start using the black and white sticker? All I saw on the "new" hi-hat I bought was Spur-lok,and didnt pay attention to the sticker.Neat hi-hat just a bit on the heavy duty side.V
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    cocktail set

    There are a few gigs I do that really are not worth bringing a full set of drums. Plus I don't have a roadie (haha). How many fellows/gals use a cocktail set in small clubs -confines-? How do they play?.It is enough? I play easy listening music now.I also dont know how long this will last.I can...
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    helping a fellow drummer

    My guitar player is in another band whos drummer is new at playing. he bought the set of drums for his kids,they lost interest so he started playing them and got playing with his buddies. Here is der problem. 1- he doesnt have a ride cymbal -he has 2 16" and the best one is a Camber. 2- the...
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    amplifier handle

    My guitar players amp handle broke. It is a 50 year old amp that has a rubber handle with a thin metal insert in it to make it stronger. I dont even know the name of the part I want. I have fixed the squeaks in one amp,and fixed a 50 year old one piece mike and stand that he likes. Any help will...
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    fantasic set of Ludwigs on Ebay

    Item number 360377054155.A fantastik groovy set of vintage Ludwigs for sale on EBAY.I am sure somebody from drumforum.org will snap them up. I don't know how they have not been sold yet. A perfect set of drums for a drumforum.org type of guy or gal Good Luck bidding.TODT
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    Ozomatli show/no drum circle after the show

    Went to a Ozomatli show at the Marin county fair last nite and it was very good as all OZOMATLI shows are. BUT the fair big wigs would let Ozomatli do the drum circle after the show because it would messed up the fireworks show. Hello that would have been fantastic! Those guys were pissed...
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    Clubdate cymbal arm limit?

    What is the limit for weight on both styles of Clubdate cymbal arms.?? I modified my straight arm and it seems sturdier.I have the style with a 90o arm and sliding tilter arm as well.I would hate to put a 20" Saluda or XS 20 20"(Thanks again SUB-meter)on either set and crack out the shell.I...
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    deaden a cymbal

    I just bought a xs cymbal that is fantastic. I play non amplified music now. So I dont get carried away and blast out on my ride. WHAT IS A GOOD WAY TO DEADEN A RIDE CYMBAL? This one is still shimmying a minute after I hit it. I want to take a little out of it so I dont scare any of the old volk...
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    Heyn Duplex foot machine

    Does anybody out there have a Heyn Duplex pedal that is in working condition?? If so could you do me a huge favor and post some close-ups of it.The tension screw set=up looks out of wack.Its not like I am going to use it,but anyway ,I put it together it just doesnt seem right.The heel plate even...
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    Clubdate cymbal arm MODIFICATION

    That straight arm on my Clubdates is/was usless,until now. A guy I worked with on submarines has a machine shop and in 1 1/2 hours he cut the arm-installed a extra tilter. The arm was drilled and taped to 1/4-20. Then on the short arm he cutdown the arm and put a set screw in the tilter. It is...
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    What ever happened to Jerry Edmonton

    That guy drummed on some bad a** songs. His drumming was never over the top.I have seen Steppenwolf in 97 and 2011 and the drummer John Kay has now isnt as good, period.... Is Jerry Edmonton alive?? Did he play in another band? Thanks,V
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    arthritis and drumming

    Who out there has arthritis? I have had one form or another since 15 years of age. Never bothered me. That is until now. My hands swell up like basketballs every night,plus the knees and wrists. I know of a few guys that had to retire from gigging The drummer from Dr Feelgood had it real bad...
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