Suitcase is packed!

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Haha. Well it's fun to play and fits in a suitcase in case I get the boot! :walk:
 

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well done sir! I love iit. the case itself looks killer. is that a vintage snare drum case. details!

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mlayton said:
well done sir! I love iit. the case itself looks killer. is that a vintage snare drum case. details!

mike
Thanks. Definitely a conversation piece. The case is not a vintage drum case. It's deeper (helps to fit). I snagged it off flea bay (cheap). Had been watching for a while for the right one. I believe this one is a 1950's "skyway". Still has the badge. :)

I attached a hinge to the bottom with piece of wood as the hoop so the bass pedal can grab. Snare is an older ludwig that I acquired - and no I did not wrap in the funky checkerboard. I acquired it that way and just left it. Everything fits in the single case including 16" and 18" cymbals. It's fun to take and play when just having fun (throne is typically a cooler.....)
 

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yeah, I see the liner now inside the suitcase..thats really a great setup. ive got two vintage cases that I picked up at a local thrift. just haven't gotten round to putting it all together yet. this may inspire me!

I really like the "hi hat" idea. whats the red thing on the stick? like a shaker sound or something?

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There ya go...love it! We had a suitcase kit thread going a while back, there were some great ideas in there...
 

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That is a great looking kit! The old style cases really look good compared to the newer plastic ones. Like that checker board snare!

I just finished mine for jams with friends this summer. Will have to get some pics to post.

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I love it, love it, love it! What a great job! That's my next project, dangit. I'm going to make a suitcase kit!
 

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gryphon said:
That is a great looking kit! The old style cases really look good compared to the newer plastic ones. Like that checker board snare!

I just finished mine for jams with friends this summer. Will have to get some pics to post.

jim
I went plastic for the sound and haven't looked back...I do dig the whole vibe of the wood cases though. Mine at least traveled to Cairo at one time in it's history. I like the sock tambourine.
 
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Snazzy traveling outfit.

Do I see anything sticking out at the bottom of the suitcase so you can attach the pedal to it?
 

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zenstat said:
Snazzy traveling outfit.

Do I see anything sticking out at the bottom of the suitcase so you can attach the pedal to it?
Yup. I attached a hinge that can fold underneath, and added a piece of wood to the fold out part like a real bass hoop so the speed king can attach to it.
 

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Great kit, cleya! Loves me some suitcase rigs!

Here's mine:



Added a modified Ludwig canister throne a bit later and came up with this rig. Can fit everything in the suitcase and the canister throne and am ready to rock anywhere!



Cheers,
Ryan
 

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mlayton said:
yeah, I see the liner now inside the suitcase..thats really a great setup. ive got two vintage cases that I picked up at a local thrift. just haven't gotten round to putting it all together yet. this may inspire me!

I really like the "hi hat" idea. whats the red thing on the stick? like a shaker sound or something?

mike
Yup - rhythm tech ball/shaker. I will say it's rough to use (heavy) and makes rolls very hard. Cool sounding and good for some songs. You can find cheaper but here's one:

http://www.samash.com/rhythm-tech-stickball-shaker-r2430xxxx?cm_mmc=GoogleShopping-_-Drums-_-Channeladvisor-_-Rhythm+Tech+Stickball+Shaker&utm_source=GSH&utm_medium=CSE&utm_campaign=Channeladvisor&CAWELAID=1594745915&catargetid=500002510000014029&cadevice=c&cagpspn=pla&gclid=CN3jzJrmnb0CFUpnOgod4TwAyQ
 

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rculberson said:
Great kit, cleya! Loves me some suitcase rigs!

Here's mine:



Added a modified Ludwig canister throne a bit later and came up with this rig. Can fit everything in the suitcase and the canister throne and am ready to rock anywhere!



Cheers,
Ryan
Cool man. What is that thin tom? I need one of those.
 

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Thanks, brotha!

That is a Remo TablaTone frame drum. Great sound and available in different sizes. The "snare" in my suitcase rig is a Stanton Moore pandeiro and the tom is the Remo TablaTone. I have the 12" version and have thought about adding the 10" version to the left side cymbal stand to mimic a regular kit even further.

Here's a quick and dirty soundfile to get an idea of how my rig sounds. Totally acoustic jam with the exception of bass guitar. Everything else, including vocals, are completely acoustic.

https://soundcloud.com/rculberson/rynos-rig-in-action

Cheers,
Ryan
 

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Can't resist sharing my suitcase kit on a suitcase kit thread. On the beach at Bodega Bay, northern CA. Ranger shut me down after playing all day long...couldn't believe I brought a "trap" set to the beach.


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THAT IS ONE OF THE BEST IDEA'S I'VE EVER HEARD...SUPER CREATIVE... I WANT ONE!!
 

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Crud said:
Can't resist sharing my suitcase kit on a suitcase kit thread. On the beach at Bodega Bay, northern CA. Ranger shut me down after playing all day long...couldn't believe I brought a "trap" set to the beach.
Looks cool. When I click the picture though it says "you do not have permission to open". I'm logged in. Mods?
 

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rculberson said:
Thanks, brotha!

That is a Remo TablaTone frame drum. Great sound and available in different sizes. The "snare" in my suitcase rig is a Stanton Moore pandeiro and the tom is the Remo TablaTone. I have the 12" version and have thought about adding the 10" version to the left side cymbal stand to mimic a regular kit even further.

Here's a quick and dirty soundfile to get an idea of how my rig sounds. Totally acoustic jam with the exception of bass guitar. Everything else, including vocals, are completely acoustic.

https://soundcloud.com/rculberson/rynos-rig-in-action

Cheers,
Ryan
cool man. thanks for info and clip. gonna check that out!
 


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