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Old 02-25-2011, 07:17 AM
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Default Re: Glossary of terms!

EXCATLY!.....

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Old 05-30-2011, 11:04 AM
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Default Re: Glossary of terms!

So if I am taking the shell of a Gretsch COB, the die-cast hoops, the 8 lugs, but I am ditching the use of a micro and butt in favor of a Trick GS007, does it make me a drum renovator. I am restoring it sort of but I am making it better for me as a players drum. I am going out of my way and being patient by trying to have someone fabricate a retroplate for me so I don't have to drill the shell. That is something I would have skipped in the past and did so. I don't want to put any more extra holes in any more vintage stuff so I have seen the light. I am secretly hoping this drum will be awesome when finished because I probably could have bought a nice, new Gretsch for what I have paid for all the parts separately.
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Old 02-11-2012, 07:03 PM
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Default Re: Glossary of terms!

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you list OBP Oyster Black Pearl

shouldn't that be BOP Black Oyster Pearl aka Mr Starkey, who i just saw last week tearing down the house at Radio City..............
The original name was Oyster Black Pearl, commonly mistakenly referred to as Black Oyster Pearl, and eventually that became the accepted name. I think drum companies started calling it that as well by the '70s.

You can usually tell the age of a drummer and how closely they paid attention to catalogs, by who uses the term in its original, correct form.

It's like the term font. We all know what is meant when we use or hear it, but what we actually should be saying is typeface. A font is a collection of the characters of a specific typeface, not the typeface style itself.

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Old 02-11-2012, 08:46 PM
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Default Re: Glossary of terms!

Going back on this thread...I've always heard a wing nut was exactly that: a nut (that would screw onto a threaded rod or bolt) with "wings" on it, like what goes on top of your cymbal post, most likely.

And a wing bolt is a threaded bolt with the wings, likely used on bass and tom mounts and legs.

Now, someone tell me why we call the "female" nut that screws onto a bolt a "nut"!!!
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Old 02-12-2012, 01:09 PM
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Default Re: Glossary of terms!

, beats me....,
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:56 AM
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I would call yr wing bolt a thumb screw.
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