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    Ah that's cool. Thanks for the heads up anyway,...

    Ah that's cool. Thanks for the heads up anyway, I'll give Nigel a call.

    I do know Ranking sells one for $50 and Sweelee for $70/$80 if I'm right. But I just don't like the idea of having to spend...
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    Bass Drum Practice Pad

    Anyone know where I can find a bass drum practice pad? And how much they cost? No preference for a specific brand, just one that is hopefully not too pricey. Was simply hoping to do some practicing...
  3. Thread: UFIP Cymbals

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    .....or Steve Gadd signature sticks... Hm..

    .....or Steve Gadd signature sticks... Hm..
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    Do try getting Time Out by Dave Brubeck Quartet,...

    Do try getting Time Out by Dave Brubeck Quartet, a must-buy if you're trying to get into the easier-listening side of jazz.

    Aside from Dave Weckl/Dave Weckl Band as mentioned, do check out Dennis...
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    Let me be the first to say this, request for...

    Let me be the first to say this, request for driver shots! :D

    Very lovely kit! And nice mactel too! I see that you have your overhead mics setup already. What mics are those and what other mics do...
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    Sticky: Artstar artstar! :lol:

    Artstar artstar! :lol:
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    Woah woah. Resize that signature, man. 8O

    Woah woah. Resize that signature, man. 8O
  8. Thread: Iron Cobra Users

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    There are only 2 places on the pedal (4 on the...

    There are only 2 places on the pedal (4 on the double pedals) that you can use the allen wrench on, one is for the footboard angle, the other for the beater angle. You'll need to adjust both to get...
  9. Thread: Tama iron cobra

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    Power glide has an offset cam and Rolling glide...

    Power glide has an offset cam and Rolling glide has a uniform cam. The offset cam provides acceleration and will speed up at the end of each stroke, uniform cam giving a more... uniform feel. :D
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    Opps, my scanner isn't working so I used my...

    Opps, my scanner isn't working so I used my digital camera instead. So well, excuse the quality, I tried my best to make the stuff as readable as possible though. :lol:

    Anyway, here are 2 pages...
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    Hey guys, regarding the Stick Control book. I...

    Hey guys, regarding the Stick Control book. I personally understand how hard it is to find the book, which I why I don't have it but rather, a photocopied version filed nicely in a plastic file...
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    Stick Control by George Lawrence Stone :lol:

    Stick Control by George Lawrence Stone :lol:
  13. Thread: Muffling

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    Yeah, that sounds good too. Seeing how the feel...

    Yeah, that sounds good too. Seeing how the feel from playing the bass drum is largely dependent on the pedal more than the tensioning of the head itself. And well, lower frequency sounds travel...
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    Sticky: Try pressing down hard on the hihat pedal with...

    Try pressing down hard on the hihat pedal with the stagestar hats mounted on it, if you do it right, the top hat will invert itself. :lol:

    Soundpunk, those are some really sweet cymbals you have...
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    Like I've mentioned, that's not going to happen....

    Like I've mentioned, that's not going to happen.

    The closest alternative to it would be mesh heads, in which you can tune them to tensions that feel like whatever drums they are (tighter for...
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    Well, rubber mutes simply sit ontop of your...

    Well, rubber mutes simply sit ontop of your drums, so you hit on the rubber instead of the drums. Which is the same logic behind the cymbal rubber mutes, by the way.
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    Well, Funkifized, I think you got me wrong here....

    Well, Funkifized, I think you got me wrong here. He does have an e-kit for practicing on. And stuffing his Artstar with newspapers will make them feel no better than those rubberpads/meshheads on the...
  18. Thread: cymbal polish?

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    Let me give you an analogy. The act of a friend...

    Let me give you an analogy. The act of a friend giving you the Artstars (assuming it's a 5 piece with hardware) is similar to a friend giving you a few thousand dollars. Yeah. :lol:

    It's a real...
  19. Thread: Muffling

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    I don't get it. You're getting a whole set of...

    I don't get it. You're getting a whole set of brand new heads, only to muffle the crap out of them? Seriously, those are some really fine drums there. Why play them muffled and toneless which makes...
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    Tune the drums well, let them sing out, don't...

    Tune the drums well, let them sing out, don't muffle them one bit. And just practice on them like how you're supposed to. They're acoustic for a reason, otherwise, just go practice on them with...
  21. Thread: cymbal polish?

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    That's a steal. It's a pro/semi-pro line of drums...

    That's a steal. It's a pro/semi-pro line of drums which are rare and vintage now seeing how they don't make them anymore.
  22. Thread: cymbal polish?

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    TAMA Artstar? 8O They are discountinued...

    TAMA Artstar? 8O

    They are discountinued drums from the 80s. Thin birch shells with cordia veneer if I'm right. These are high end drums and even Neil Peart used them during the Signals/Grace...
  23. Thread: soundproofing

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    To truly soundproof a room would require the...

    To truly soundproof a room would require the construction of a room within a room. Sort of 'floating' a room inside another, with the empty air spaces absorbing most of the sound.

    Still, despite...
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    Me! Me!

    Me! Me!
  25. Thread: Online retailers

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    Great! It's just funny how I wasn't able to find...

    Great! It's just funny how I wasn't able to find a contact number after searching the site all over for one. The prices they offer look great. Especially for the Peace DNA Kit. And the rack systems...
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