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  1. Joe61

    Semi-OT: Adam Schlesinger has died

    Stacy's mom has got it going on!
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    Letterman - Are those your drums?

    He didn't give the Rogers guy anywhere near the recognition he deserved LOL.
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    Jeff Porcaro tuning tips

    My latest method for damping the overtones on toms is to use a piece of felt cut to about the diameter of 3" with a section of the felt protruding about 2'. Imagine a key hole shape for an old skeleton key. Clip the protrusion part to the rim with a small binder clip. Let the weight of the...
  4. Joe61

    Where you are spending your time

    I like the binder clip holding the mute in place. Been doing the same for a couple of months. Much better than tape.
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    Cat water?
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    Remo Black Dot Heads

    I have in the past 2 weeks changed from pinstripes to black dots on my 13,14,15,and 18" toms. I went from a pinstripe on the snare to a black dot several months back. All of the reso heads are clear ambassadors. The snare sounds more to my liking now. A little history...up until 2017 I played...
  7. Joe61

    Controlling the bass drum with no port.

    Got it. Thanks
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    Controlling the bass drum with no port.

    I used to run my batter head JAW but had some of the same problems you are describing with doubles. Sorry, what is JAW?
  9. Joe61

    Buying a rack, need help with parts

    Finally! An opportunity to help a fellow forum member. Last December I treated myself and purchased a Gibraltar rack like the one you are looking at. I went through the usual learning curve and maybe I can shorten yours. The first thing I did was up grade from the stock 40" curved horizontal...
  10. Joe61

    What is your unpopular drum opinion?

    You radical!
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    What is your unpopular drum opinion?

    yup those too
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    Best wife ever

    does she have a sister?:love4:
  13. Joe61

    What is your unpopular drum opinion?

    I don't like art or band names on base drum heads.
  14. Joe61

    What's your absolute favorite song?

    Like many here, just one is hard to pick. Mood has a lot to do with it. Push comes to shove...More Than A Feeling, Boston. Time seems to stop for a few minutes when I listen. I close my eyes and slip away.
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    Holey drums Batman...

    Power tools in the wrong hands is dangerous. Maybe those who wish to purchas a hole saw should have to go thru a back ground check.
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    30 strand snare wires/snare bed width and Rogers Superten

    I was wondering if anyone here on the forum knows if the width or size of the snare beds on a Superten are sized correctly to allow a wider snare wire set to lay properly on the reso head? Thanks Joe
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    Are YOU the best musician in your band?

    Are YOU the best musician in your band? No
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    "J. Geils Band" Friday Five Fer

    I have always liked this tune. More so for the subject matter than the delivery of the message. Although no other musical arrangement than this one could work. I would speculate that every man on earth has at least once uttered to himself...love stinks.
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    Do You Only Like Music That's Familiar? A Test for Old Guys

    Ha Ha Ha LOL. This is a great topic. I am going to post something but I am not finished reading all of the responses yet. Joe
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    Nickel hardware

    Yup you made the right choice. I have done two ground up cleanings on my kit. Used a bench mounted cotton buffing wheel and jewelers rouge. Its messy but fast. Even makes the scratches shinny!
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