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  1. Sinclair

    Just Doubles Kit Exercise

    Here's an exercise using only doubles with a quintuplet played at the end of each phrase (also as doubles) which creates a new melody each time around. A simple idea but coordinating it with the bass drum and hat took some practice.
  2. Sinclair

    Repairing a Crack Myself?

    This must have been covered already but I'll go ahead and post anyway. I've come across a really nice 20" Trans Stamp in the 1800 gram range with the unmistakable TS sheen. It's gorgeous. It also has a not so gorgeous crack from a factory rivet hole that runs along a lath line in a few...
  3. Sinclair

    SOLD: Two Nice "Jazz" Rides (pictures/video)

    Letting these go to make room for incoming. I think two pretty darn nice rides. 22 Istanbul Mehmet 61st Anniversary Sizzle Ride. Two large factory rivets. 2416 grams. No issues, no weird overtones. Nice clean sound great bell. Part of the top logo removed by me for aesthetic reasons. $230. 20...
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    Quarantine Exercise: How to Speed Up an Slow Down while Playing with a Click. (video)

    Wait!...I thought you get fired for that!? You DO get fired for that, but no one's hiring now. During this lock down I stumbled on this exercise where the 2&4 stay with the a click while everything else intentionally speeds up or slows down creating a rushed or dragging effect. Kind of weird...
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    FOR SALE: Agop 21" Sig and 18" 30th Anniversary

    Here's a fun set of Agops on the dark trashy side. Fess up, you know who you are. No issues. A bit of tape residue under the 30th The 21 Sig is 1996g's $300 18" 30th crash ride is 1288g. $225 Shipping NOT included. Email Charles at with all inquires.
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    For Sale: 20 Paiste Flat 19 Beautiful Baby (video)

    Both these beautiful cymbals are for sale. A friend is letting them go and asked me to demo them. The Paiste is the quintessential 20" Blue Label Medium that many of todays modern flats try to mimic. The LSR is a 19" Zildjian Beautiful Baby. Coined from a common phrase Armand was known for...
  7. Sinclair

    Phattie Snare

    Just got this 6.5 at a price to good to pass up. Had the chance to play it first and liked the sound, feel and construction immediately. It looks like a tribute to a Slingerland Radio King or early Cloud Badge with the Beavertail lugs, single flange hoop and clips. Without knowing anything...
  8. Sinclair

    Hand Exercises

    While we're all down here's one that's short, simple but tricky to play accurately. All doubles accenting groups of three. More coming.
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    22" A Zildjian 50's Small Stamp Thin 2264g

    Just bought this form member Stpdrummer. It's too similar to other 50's A's I play so off it goes. The thinnest I've seen. Eight factory rivets none installed. Same price I paid. $200 plus shipping. 2 day prioroty. PayPal Friends/Family. Thanks
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    DW Ultralight Snare and Hat Stand

    These are really nice. No issues. $150 plus shipping lower 48 for BOTH. Lower 48 PayPal F&F. Time to lighten your load.
  11. Sinclair

    New 18" Agop Xist ION Crash

    If you don't have a trashy crash these are pretty nice. Fun to play too. New never gigged. $145 plus shipping Lower 48 PayPal Family Friends. No trades. Thanks
  12. Sinclair

    New '"Aged" Bettis

    This 22/20 set from 2015 represent some of Matt's excellent earlier work. Made in his Simi Valley shop long before his move out of CA, these are new and have been on the shelf since Matt finished them. Hats are from 2016 and are also new. For info and pricing please contact...
  13. Sinclair

    22 Agop Epoch (video)

    The Epoch's are know for a clear stick, due to the very small bell, riding above a darker trashier but controlled wash, due to a downward flanged edge and tons of hammering. A beautifully lathed cymbal with nice projection. New. 2534g's. You can spend over $500 for a new 22 on Reverb. DFO...
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    22 Istanbul Mehmet Onurhan (video)

    New, never gigged. 3181g's of smooth stick projection with a bell that'll put you cigar out. Just under $400 elsewhere. DFO price $300 shipped 2-3 day priority. (lower 48) Surprisingly smooth and warm for a 22 in this weight range. Even your deaf guitarist will stop complaining he can't hear the...
  15. Sinclair

    Ari Hoenig Lesson in LA May 10

    Ari Hoenig will be teaching private, shared or group lessons for drums or other instruments including duo, trio, quartet playing on Thursday May 10 in Glendale. PM me your email if interested. Thanks.
  16. Sinclair

    Oriollo Phantom Kit Demo

    I've been playing this kit since l think, last October and finally got around to making a demo for Vukan. I think it was the first small jazz kit he made. I was very excited to get it and have been amazed with it's sound, versatility and durability since I started gigging it. There are two...
  17. Sinclair

    20" Small Stamp 50's A 1996g (video)

    Great example of the A ride sound on countless recordings. 1996g's. Pristine stick great bell. Very good condition. Sounds too close to the Block Stamp I use. $210 SHIPPED. Lower 48. PP friends family. Thanks.
  18. Sinclair

    Gretsch 70's Black Nitron 8x12 Tom

    Not using this and thought someone might need it. 8x12 1970's Black Nitron Stop Sign badge. Some pitting on the chrome but could be brought back to life. Some scratching in the finish. Also Appears to have a Rogers mount (?) Inside shell is clean. More pictures on request. $200 plus shipping...
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    Oriollo Jazz Kit

    Just got these from our friend Vukan at Oriollo. It's the first "jazz" kit he's done. You probably know by now that he's offering these Phantom seamless aluminum kits in many different sizes and finishes. An industry first to my knowledge. Edges here are what he calls an Oriphonic shell layout...
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    22 Z 50's Block Stamp 2486g (video)

    This sounds too similar to a Trams Stamp I have. 2486g's beautiful spread and stick. Drilled for 6 rivets. None installed. Will include a few if requested. No issues. Shipping included. $240 to your door two day priority. Lower 48. Will ship further for additional charge. Paypal Friends/family.