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  1. Sounds fun! Let me know if you need any help

    Sounds fun! Let me know if you need any help
  2. Brushbox is a large, dense hardwood that grows...

    Brushbox is a large, dense hardwood that grows around the north-eastern coast of Australia and it's one of my favourite timbers to work with. Partly because it's one of the few lighter coloured...
  3. Sorry man I'm in Australia, I buy them over here....

    Sorry man I'm in Australia, I buy them over here. But attack and evans make great single ply coated heads too
  4. sorry It took me a while to check back on this...

    sorry It took me a while to check back on this post. I was just referring to an clear 'ambassador snare'. It's Remo's standard weight resonant side head for snare drums
    hope the snares sounding good
  5. Cheers guys, thanks for the kind words! This...

    Cheers guys, thanks for the kind words!

    This kind of small cocktail kit is sometimes known as an 'Espresso' kit, which i think is a pretty apt name since it has a fair punch for it's size!

    The...
  6. I've just got a Coated Ambassador and a clear...

    I've just got a Coated Ambassador and a clear snare side on my brass Sensitone and it sounds great at a few different head tensions

    I always find this head combo a good place to start with new...
  7. Hey guys! Haven't been on here in a while ...

    Hey guys!
    Haven't been on here in a while

    Thanks for the kind words everyone! Glad you like it

    Good to see the kit with dressed up with some cymbals
    I don't know how you can play with your...
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    You could just grab a hacksaw and cut it off if...

    You could just grab a hacksaw and cut it off if it really bothers you
  9. Sticky: Man, I've done that heaps of times. You sand...

    Man, I've done that heaps of times. You sand through to the finer grades of sandpaper, which start to polish the surface, and then you see all the low spots that the rougher paper didn't get. Freakin...
  10. Sticky: Hey Nick Nice lookin kit mate! great work!...

    Hey Nick
    Nice lookin kit mate! great work! really nice even stain
    I've got a real soft spot for green kits. I've always wanted one

    Not planning on doing any wet sanding? Have you used any auto...
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    Try not to worry too much about salespeople....

    Try not to worry too much about salespeople. Cymbals cost a lot of money and they're really subjective so you're entitled to test (within reason) and listen to as many cymbals as you like until you...
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    Detuning the tension rods that sit on either side...

    Detuning the tension rods that sit on either side of the snare wire on the resonant side of your snare drum can sometimes fix this.
    You only need to go down about half a turn
    It helps give the...
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    I'm getting pretty excited. Can't wait to meet...

    I'm getting pretty excited. Can't wait to meet all you guys too. So I can put some faces to the names and avatars i see on here.
    Three days to go! :D

    Girlpants: Good idea about videoing the...
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    That sounds great man! It's good to see someone...

    That sounds great man!
    It's good to see someone so dedicated to the drumming community. Singapore's lucky to have you
    I always wanted to do a social drum group over here and call it 'Drummers...
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    That would be awesome! Jeff Ballard rules!...

    That would be awesome!
    Jeff Ballard rules!
    it's amazing that he really didn't get much recognition until he gave in to having endorsements

    Can't wait til his signature cymbals come out! ...
  16. Great list alvin! I usually tap the sticks...

    Great list alvin!

    I usually tap the sticks individually as well to check that they are relatively the same pitch.
    I don't think it's absolutely necessary.... but it generally helps me get more...
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    Generally 12" are cheaper because more people use...

    Generally 12" are cheaper because more people use them, so they can be bought in larger quantities by importers etc...
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    very pretty

    very pretty
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    Definately, Bill Cardwell is THE MAN. beautiful...

    Definately, Bill Cardwell is THE MAN. beautiful drums

    Does Singapore have it's own drum expo type thing?
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    NAMM drum photos

    Here's some pretty good photos from NAMM if you guys are interested
    they're not mine, but pretty cool
    Enjoy!

    http://picasaweb.google.com/FullContactDrummer/NAMM09#

    Day 2 pics......
  21. Thread: Axis pedals

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    www.indoorstorm.com....... you'll need to pay...

    www.indoorstorm.com.......

    you'll need to pay stupid shipping though
  22. I was wondering why you were playing trad in that...

    I was wondering why you were playing trad in that Olivia Quong clip!

    I reckon just make up you own mind on what grip you want to use, just be prepared to practice to make it work for you.
    I'm...
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    Hey, basically you've got different sized snare...

    Hey,
    basically you've got different sized snare wire to allow you to get the ratio of Drum to Snare sound that you want.

    For example; a snare with a 12 strand wire is going to have much more...
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    Dunno if you can get it in Singapore but Ragone...

    Dunno if you can get it in Singapore but Ragone (you know the company that makes hardcases) have started making bass drum patches with a small piece of the plastic in it. The same stuff they build...
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    Hey, Anodizing can only be done on aluminium...

    Hey,
    Anodizing can only be done on aluminium alloys and triple flange hoops are chrome plated steel.
    But just about any powdercoating workshop should be able to do your hoops in whatever colour...
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