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  1. fibes3

    Sources for Okay-enough cheap wrap?

    Try Walopus out of Canada.
  2. fibes3

    O.T.: DFO advertisements

    I don't get any ads. I use my Samsung Galaxy phone primarily and have Adblocker plus. Works great!
  3. fibes3

    Favorite Concert film/video?

    Bill Bruford "Rock Goes to College", with Alan Holdsworth, Jeff Berlin ,Dave Stewart, and Annette Peacock.
  4. fibes3

    Pearl SO 25 replacement snare wires

    Does anyone know of a replacement for Pearl's SO25 snare wires? The ones that fit the Free Floating system. These seem to be getting harder to find and I couldn't find anything on the Pearl website. As always, thanks for your help.
  5. fibes3

    Software for Drum Notations

    Thank you both!
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    Software for Drum Notations

    I was going through one of my method books, specifically "Advanced Techniques for the Modern Drummer" by Jim Chapin ( Latest edition). I noticed the type looks like the original and somewhat blurred. Is there a relatively inexpensive notation/transcription program to allow one to recopy a page...
  7. fibes3

    Going to DaVille for the Snare Drum Build

    I really like the Indie strainer and butt plate. RCW is another good strainer option. I would recommend both Drum Factory and Drum Gear online. I've never used AM Drum parts. Good luck with your project!
  8. fibes3

    OT: let's see your high mileage vehicles

    Nice! If only Nissan would bring back the original 510 complete with roundtop SU carburetors!
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    OT: let's see your high mileage vehicles

    I had a 72 "Nickel Dime", a 76 280Z, and a 92 Nissan Sentra SE-R - Pictured,(considered The Son of the original 510). I was driving the Sentra home from work after it had been raining on Hwy 101 in Northern CA. I was a bit....enthusiastic.....driving home north bound and was close to my exit...
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    OT: social media troubles

    Well said! If I wouldn't say something to you face to face, I'm not going to hide behind the anonymity of the internet. Life's too short. Cheers!
  11. fibes3

    Fibes snare project finally completed.

    Have a Fibes fiberglass shell (6 * 14) with original lugs that I've had in storage. Finally put it together this last week. Chrome wrap from Walopus, Indie strainer and butt plate, Tama snare wires, Remo snare head, and generic Fiberskyn batter head. At some point I want to send it to Pro Drum...
  12. fibes3

    Drum companies that don't make their own shells

    Is Jenkins-Martin 100% in house?
  13. fibes3

    HIGGINS . . .

    Sorry I just saw the photo of Higgins and the "Lads"!
  14. fibes3

    HIGGINS . . .

    Cute beast! The name Higgins reminds me of the character from the "Magnum" tv series. What's the breed? Give him a good home. Cheers!
  15. fibes3

    DW dealer recommendation

    It's in Fresno and a fun store.
  16. fibes3

    Favourite lacquer finishes currently

    I'm fond of the green lacquer finish on the Ludwig Carl Palmer Venus snare.
  17. fibes3

    Drumsets you'd hate to own that pros use(d)

    Terry Bozzio's unless I were a licensed contractor.
  18. fibes3

    Top 5 favourite kits you have owned

    Dan, No action photos of the Jenkins-Martin?
  19. fibes3

    Tympani Heads For Roto Toms

    Cascio Music usually carries the rototom tympani head for about $18 (14"). However the website says they are out of them but expecting more soon. A common head is a Remo clear with a black dot and I've also seen quite a few pinstripe heads on rototoms.
  20. fibes3

    Rattle Cans...

    I did this Ludwig piccolo with Hunter Green stain. As it's been mentioned, shell preparation is the key. It was a fun project. Sorry I don't have better photos (its on top of the ever so stable stack of snares) and unfortunately the drum is gone.
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