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Forum: General Drum Questions 07-10-2022, 03:43 PM
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Posted By eamesuser
Re: Martin Chambers/Steve Jordan.

First off,playing in a pretenders tribute sounds like a fun gig,lots of cool grooves to play imo.

As far as what snare Steve played,he has been known to use a lot of pre 80`s vintage gear,I know...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-02-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,539
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Looking for feedback on 9 piece Emerald Green Pearl Gretsch Stop Sign Badge Drum

What a beautiful example of a 70`s rock kit.Between the wrap,the traditional sizes and being born together you really have something special there.
I am not up on stop sign badge prices but I think...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-31-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Pins everywhere

I think pins originally were made to give that thuddy bassy eq`d 80`s sound on toms.
I also found that if you had a bad sounding cheap MIT or MIJ kit that pins would muffle harsh overtones and get...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-22-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Documentary Movie--Hired Gun

It is a shame what happened to Billy especially since it seemed like he treated the band so well previously.
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-05-2022, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By eamesuser
Re: I'm new here! Thanks for the ad. :)

Welcome to the forum, do you play modern or trad country,or something in between?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-26-2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Mystery potentially eastern european snare drum

If the shell is stained it looks more like Beech wood to me,the grain looks like the grain on Premier beechwood re rings.
Interesting that it would be single ply with no re rings from that era.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-25-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Picking These Up This Week: Ludwig Standards

They look great,love that wrap.
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-20-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,074
Posted By eamesuser
Re: There Comes a Time

I just hope you keep a kit and keep playing,I think in the long run that will help with your health and state of mind.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-20-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Info on this Pearl kit?

From what I see 275.00 is high on that kit.If the snare is decent or is matching and complete or 275.00 would be a good starting point because the wrap is desirable.

I had a pearl kit with the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-07-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Lavender Satin Flame Set is now complete

Those look great,nice when you love the way a kit looks, sounds and plays all in one.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-14-2022, 11:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,043
Posted By eamesuser
Re: any idea what Make are these MIJ Drums ??

Beautiful wrap,whoever made them.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-26-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Early Pacific Drum set questions

I found a black kick for 25.00 and I could not find out anything online either,I am assuming they only used those lugs for a short time?

The drum sounds quite good,and the inside ply on mine does...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-24-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Removing Dents from COB Snare Drum Shell

I used the rubber mallet approach on a pearl export steel snare that had a huge dent from being dropped on the throw off,I removed the throw and and about half the lugs,and impressed the non dented...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-29-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,168
Posted By eamesuser
Re: experts in 'really vintage' japanese drums?

I have read a few threads and seen a few pics about vintage fifties and sixties Japanese drums made for the domestic market that looked like pro gear,completely different than the entry level stuff...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-29-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Help identify this kit! (Probably CB)

I was gifted a cb 700 kit that I cleaned up and tuned and sold and the mounts and lugs were the same as I remember. They actually sounded pretty good.
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-20-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,996
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Rhythm Tech Active Snare System

Years ago I got one for a dyna before replacement wires were available, I found that I had to tension the wires so tight that I choked the drum trying to to get any snare response,I tried it on a...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-15-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,023
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Asba Referendum 1977 Cork Wrap

You have to find a winery gig to play those at,and I would love to read a review of them although you probably would need to call it a critique.
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-12-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,494
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Status of Drum Kit(s) of Charlie Watts

I have read that Charlie collected a lot of gear that belonged to his drumming heroes,and also some holy grail gear like Gretch Gladstones etc.Steve M said there was hundreds of boxes in Charlie's...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-12-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Bill Ward's (Black Sabbath) china cymbal.

I read an interview with Bill and he said he loved shopping in pawn shops in the U.S.,particularly in Memphis TN for old A Zils,so I am going to say good chance they were A Zils.
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-25-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,738
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Pacific Drums by DW

I found a 22 kick at Music go round,same color ,same lug,I think they only offered that lug for a short time, the badge on mine has a serial #,and says by drum workshop made in Taiwan.
I looked...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-24-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,326
Posted By eamesuser
Re: “House" drum kits (kits supplied by the venue)

Not likely I will ever play the house kit at a revered jazz club,I have nightmares about the house kits I have played,usually a Pearl export or low level mapex that they keep outside by the dumpster...
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-21-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,409
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Whitehall Drums

I would say that with that wrap you did great.Kit has a great vibe.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-23-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 914
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Tama Imps - Mixing Early Re-ring with Later non Re-Ring?

I was given 3 imp toms,12,13,14.The 12 and 14 were reringed, the 13 was not.I ran clear pins on batter,clear amps on reso,and they blended just fine,as I remember the bearing edges were pretty...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-14-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,480
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Slingerland Yellow Jacket question

Well,I went back to MG and found a tension adjustment for the Yellow Jacket and tried it on a BD,it wasn't right for me.What is the advantage of a twin expansion spring system?
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-13-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,480
Posted By eamesuser
Slingerland Yellow Jacket question

Hey all,I am looking for some different bd pedals,currently I am using Tama Iron Cobra power drives,but I want some thing that has a lighter feel
that does not accelerate so quickly at the end of...
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