How often do you clean up the saw dust from your practice area?

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I just did a little vacuuming after about a year, I had a fair sized pile of saw dust. Maybe it's my technique but I do chew up sticks in a hurry. So how long do you go before you clean up the practice area?
 

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hit yer hi hats with the tip
Play the hi hats on the top
not the side
(that's so 1970..
 

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hit yer hi hats with the tip
Play the hi hats on the top
not the side
(that's so 1970..
You mean you’re still in the 60’s? 8)

Hit them any way you like, like Danny Richmond did. He’s the reason I have a serious hihat fetish going on.

And to the OP; once or two times a month.
 

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Hit them any way you like
some people don't know or haven't yet arrived at what they like..

using the side of the stick slows the groove down ; wait that was the seventies nvmnd
 
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Leave the sawdust and wear it as a badge of honor!

How about the saw dust between the head and rim of your snare?
 

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Practising lots of 70's funky side-top, side-top 16th notes grooves these days, with a brown ultra-shaggy drum carpet. Sawdust galore!! Luckily I have a 6HP Shopvac... Being single my cleanup schedule is whenever I have a date coming over... With Covid, it means the dust pile is getting out of hand a bit ;-)
 

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Clean new paintbrush dust it out
keep paintbrush as maintenence dusting tool) around lugs, brackets, etc badges etc
And don't hit the sides of the hi hat with the brush! It'll slow the groove down and it's so 40's... :-D
 

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no that's the song you hit
you know. if you want to get all those wood, floor chips.
lol
 


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