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Forum: General Drum Questions 10-09-2012, 06:04 PM
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Forum: General Drum Questions 09-26-2012, 02:01 PM
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Views: 6,409
Posted By drowse49
Re: Most iconic or recognizable drum parts

Neil Peart - Tom Sawyer
Roger Taylor - Liar
Will Calhoun - Postman
Ricki Rockett - Unskinny Bop ;)
John Bonham - Poor Tom, Fool in the Rain
Mike Portnoy - Honor Thy Father
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-08-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By drowse49
Re: Air vent positioning

Thanks Lynn. I read it in a review for a new
Pearl drum kit in Rhythm magazine a couple
of months back. Just thought I'd keep
up with the big boys ! Hahaha
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-07-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By drowse49
Air vent positioning

Hey guys. I've been reading up on
drum building, just to give me a bit of a clue
and have read that with air vents/holes
the snare drum should have them closer
to the batter head. Anyone heard...
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-03-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,990
Posted By drowse49
Re: Bonham Double Bass

I've been playing for 30 years now and
Am still nowhere near bonzo!
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-28-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By drowse49
Re: Stave drum heads?

Well,im not the lightest hitters. But I don't
smack the crap out of them either. I have
no preference to make, I was just asking if
anyone had an opinion coming from personal
use. I'd like it...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-27-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By drowse49
Stave drum heads?

Hey folks. Ok, so my second stave drum is
all rounded and drilled, and ready to go.
Any suggestions for heads?It's 14"x8",and is 18mm
thick.its oak, if these details are of any
signifigance. I'll...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-03-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By drowse49
Re: A '68?

I'm a pearl man too. Had one for as long as I can
remember. I'm currently on an early
80's six piece pearl. With a bank of rototoms.
I'll get some pics up when I get to a pc
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-03-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By drowse49
Re: A '68?

Thanks roger sling. Now, you say it's a silver sparkle.
It looks kinda goldy to me. Is that just
an age thing.
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-03-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By drowse49
A '68?

42835

42836

42837

42838

i've finally started my vintage collection!!!
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-14-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,791
Posted By drowse49
Re: remote hi hats

I used to use one as my main hat. No legs
to get in the way of the double bass pedal.
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-05-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By drowse49
R.I.P mr Jim marshall

Sad news to hear mr Marshall has passed away.

Let's all turn it up to 11, and give him a loud
Send off.
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-01-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,772
Posted By drowse49
Re: Hands!

Thanks for all your replys. I pretty much thought
it woul be an issue with tiredness or some sort
Just thought I'd ask my friendly experts

Another reason for asking, is because I had
a similar...
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-01-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,772
Posted By drowse49
Hands!

After practice on Friday, I noticed that my hands
Felt unusually tired. Almost cramp like.
I didn't play any differently, (as in holding my sticks
tight or anything like that )
The only thing I...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-21-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,462
Posted By drowse49
Re: BEST wood filler?

I've used hammerite "plastic wood" before. It did the job. It applies like putty, and dries hard like wood.
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-16-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,535
Posted By drowse49
Re: Pearl Vari Pitch Snare

here's the link...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_trksid=p5197.m570.l1313&_nkw=pearl+vari+pitch+snare+drum&_sacat=0
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-16-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,535
Posted By drowse49
Re: Pearl Vari Pitch Snare

D'oh. Sorry purdie. I'm a dumbass sometimes. I'll put a link up later. Where's my head? Oh, there it is. Laughing H
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-15-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,535
Posted By drowse49
Pearl Vari Pitch Snare

hey guys

just window shopping on fee-bay, and came acrfoss this.

did Pearl really make these? just looks like someone has put a rototom on top of a snare shell to me.

but i'm no expert,...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-08-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,549
Posted By drowse49
Re: tama 11 lug snare!

Funny Post

i used that snare on our beautiful ballad, it's called lick my love pump!! Laughing H
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-08-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,679
Posted By drowse49
Re: tiredofdrummerjokes

3 drummers fall off a cliff...... ba-dum-tish!!
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-08-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,229
Posted By drowse49
Re: 8 or 10 lugs on a snare?

yes, i've decided on 8 lugs, and was always going for a 30 degree bearing edge.

one question - does the thickness of the shell have any effect on the bearing edge degree? eg; will 30 degrees work...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-08-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,549
Posted By drowse49
Re: tama 11 lug snare!

I think you're right on billy cobham. And as for collectable you'd have to save your pennies for a while. There's one on e bay now for a 1000:eek:
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-07-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,549
Posted By drowse49
tama 11 lug snare!

hey guys, i was looking through some of my old drum brochures, on my endless quest for drum making knowledge, and came across this. tama made an artwood series snare, with 11 lugs on the batter side...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-07-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,229
Posted By drowse49
Re: 8 or 10 lugs on a snare?

tubelugs - yes i did mean "affect my number of lugs" DOH

luckily, my man hasn't machined my wood yet, so i've jiggled my calculations about, not an easy task for a drummer! :p, and will make it...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-06-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By drowse49
Re: Unlined Plastic Hard Shell Cases

I've used off cuts of carpet in my hard cases. Works fine.
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