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  1. mlucas123

    Marmalade USA

    Has anyone ordered Remo heads from this vendor on Amazon? Are they legitimate?
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    What drum brand have you owned the most snares from ?

    Yamaha. 15 historically. 10 currently. 1 is a re-purchase.
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    Thinking about buying a wood snare drum

    Get the Renown snare. It's very nice.
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    Pedal succession

    Yamaha direct drive.
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    Interesting Ludwig Development - 5" Acrolite no longer 8 lugs...

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    Interesting Ludwig Development - 5" Acrolite no longer 8 lugs...

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    Premier coming back to the US!

    I like this. It reminds me of the rare late 80's Resonator finishes. https://www.premier-percussion.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/Large-Booth-August4428.jpg
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    Direct Drive Nirvana

    After 30 years of using variations of the Camco/DW strap and chain driven pedals, I recently switched to Yamaha direct drive pedals. OMG. The pedal just disappears. How did the DW/Camco design become the standard? They simply do not register every strike. Sort of like a noise gate. Only the...
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    Taylor Hawkins - More Tribute News

    This is sort of revenge for all the "Neil can't swing" comments. The swingers can't Peart!
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    Taylor Hawkins - More Tribute News

    Why bother then if no rehearsal time?
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    Taylor Hawkins - More Tribute News

    Equally as bad as the Omar attempt.
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    ID this Slingerland from a tv cell phone capture

    Yes. I see die-cast hoops.
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    David Robinson (the cars) COW slingerland kit

    My eyes tell me 22x14, 14x14, 14x10, 16x16, 18x16
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    Yamaha Oak Custom - How Nice are These?

    There was an Oak Custom Absolute. Or, at least Keith Carlock had a set. Used for Sting's Sacred Love tour.
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    Alternative bass drum tom mount for Sonor Phonics

    Sonor tom arms were 3/4". Pearl uses 7/8".
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    Sealing inner ply?

    Be very careful with Boiled Linseed Oil. Rags soaked with it will spontaneously combust.
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    Is this cymbal damaged?

    Is it rough to the touch? Looks like a stain.
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    Recommendation for a drum kit for a 6-year-old?

    100% this. Drumsets for little kids are a waste of money and effort.
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    Rogers aluminum Powertone

    I don't believe it. That's a COB shell that's been sanded.