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    DW 6000 strap pedal sale fyi

    just ordered a DW 6000 nx strap pedal online direct from GC....these were 130 which is a decent sale price (normal price is 149.50)....then when I ordered it it came up another 15% off....makes it even better!.... I got this pedal to stand in for my beloved (but aging) early 70's gretsch strap...
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    Led Zepagain....

    these guys are great...the drummer (MrMojoRisin1967) also plays in a Doors tribute band... check it out... and some solo playing on a stainless steel kit...may be the best Bonham since Bonham!
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    avedis videos at MDS...

    check them out...what do you think? http://memphisdrumshop.com/catalogsearch/result/?order=name&dir=asc&q=Zildjian+A+Avedis
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    gretsch catalina ash... 499

    these are at sweetwater....5 pc incl snare for 499... anyone own these? seems like a great deal.... http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/CA1-E825BNB
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    antonio sanchez....wow

    this guy is truly amazing....!
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    PDP concept maple wood hoop kits

    FYI...just saw these on the rupp drums website.... http://www.ruppsdrums.com/item/PacificPDP-Concept-Maple-Classic-3-Piece-Set-Up-With-22-Bass-Drum-44089 kits in 22, 24, 26 bass drum sizes....natural maple or tobacco finish with contrasting wood hoops... if they make them with a 20" bass drum...
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    need a beater kit? how about a new Premier for 199?

    http://www.musiciansfriend.com/drums-percussion/premier-powerhouse-stage-20-5-piece-shell-pack/j09552000002000?src=3XBACR
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    cymbal musicality?

    long time drummer here, but not a true cymbalholic... i've often heard of cymbals being described as "musical"....or having "musicality"... so to the cymbal aficionados out there, what exactly does this mean?
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    sort OT...mom jeans...

    the steve smith drum thread got me looking back at some Journey stuff... these guys are wearing mom jeans!!! wonder if Steve was wearing them also...or just laughing at Perry and Schon... oh those 80's...
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    mallet rolling to "break-in" a cymbal...

    i've heard of this as a technique to break-in a new cymbal... has anyone here done this...? what is it supposed to do...? does it really work...?
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    Yamaha Rock Tour kits available again...

    MF http://www.musiciansfriend.com/drums-percussion/yamaha-rock-tour-3-piece-shell-pack textured smoke sunburst....$349 textured red....$399 textured brown...$379 textured brown sunburst...$379 the colors can be seen on the yamaha website....catalog pdf file...
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    DW's new direct drive pedal

    a complex thing of machined beauty... 480 bucks...for a single... http://www.ruppsdrums.com/item/DW-USA-Machined-Direct-Drive-Single-Pedal---DWCPMDD-50172
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    interesting non toxic (no acid) cymbal cleaner

    i was experimenting with cymbal cleaners this past weekend on an old B8 pro splash... i don't want to use anything on my cymbals with oxalic acid in it like Barkeepers friend (or other cymbal cleaners like it)...it stinks and is harsh and is too abrasive...don't care for it... all i was...
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    new tama HP30 pedal at GC...39 bucks...

    i bought a new tama HP30 pedal at GC yesterday for 39 bucks... this is a great pedal for the money! quality is very good.... --radius rod design...even so, this pedal is pretty stout...i prefer this design over a rock plate these days...folds up easily... --single chain...chain rides in a...
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    GC fathers's day sale??? apparently not...

    i use GC for small stuff like sticks etc, but rarely buy anything big...well not anymore anyway... so i noticed they're having a father's day sale ...15 bucks off 75$ or more...50 bucks off $299 or more...etc... not bad really...until you look at the exclusions!!!! Promotion Exclusions The...
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    new premier genista 4pc 20/12/16/14x6...

    i've been watching these 2 kits on amazon for several weeks...the prices are getting pretty unbelievable... 20/12/16/14x5 birch...cherry fade....543.00 bucks...
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    premier genista kit deal...

    if i was in the market for a new kit i would be on these....4 pc burnt orange sparkle lacquer...12/16/20...14x6 687 bucks...of course if you want another color...you'll pay 2x as much...
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    yamaha rock tour snare...

    these rock tour snares are 99 bucks ...6x14...big leaf mahogany.... i'm looking for something different in my snare collection...and i love bang for the buck...the majority of my snares are metal (brass, bronze, steel)... anyone have one of these?
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    mapex horizon jazz kit...

    just got an email from rupps drums... mapex is blowing out a ton of kits... for those of you looking at kits with an 18 bass drum, this mapex horizon "big city" kit looks nice...5 pc lacquered birch/basswood shells...several colors incl this yellow... 415 bucks incl shipping... just passing...
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    i contacted ayotte...

    needing some ayotte parts to convert my ayotte 14 and 16 toms to floor toms without drilling... i wasn't even sure if they could be contacted or were functioning yet... putting in their website address only took me to facebook, so there was no way i could contact them unless i had a facebook...
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