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    Re: Yamaha Russ Miller Groove Wedge

    I'm not sure if it's been discontinued (along with the rest of their signature snares), you can try checking with Yamaha Singapore. If it's still a catalogue item, they can order one in for you if...
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    You might wanna take a look at this thread:...

    You might wanna take a look at this thread: http://www.soft.com.sg/forum/showthread.php?144930-best-value-entry-level-cymbal-pack

    Much of the recommendations in there still relevant today.
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    It's pretty straightforward. CIF (Cost +...

    It's pretty straightforward. CIF (Cost + Insurance + Freight/shipping).

    Examples:

    $1000 (cost of goods) + $200 (shipping) + $50 (Insurance), you'll need to pay additional 7% for GST on $1250....
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    This might be one of the cheaper e-kits around if...

    This might be one of the cheaper e-kits around if you really must get an e-kit... Pads feel quite 'toy-like'.
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    There must be a lotta tension... See how the pro...

    There must be a lotta tension... See how the pro does it @ 0:25 Haha

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Blw7APnLnaM
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    From what I've read on cymbalholics, shouldn't be...

    From what I've read on cymbalholics, shouldn't be a problem flipping it back (unless it has existing cracks/defects). But it's only what I've read, never had to do it before. Mike Skiba, a...
  7. Thread: IEM care tips

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    One tip would be to always make sure you remove...

    One tip would be to always make sure you remove them from your ears gently, by the body of the IEMs, never by the wire/cable.

    Yeah, my UEs actually came with the instructions to coil the cable...
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    Ranking Music is the local DW dealer, IIRC. ...

    Ranking Music is the local DW dealer, IIRC.

    Can call them up to check cost/stock.
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    For shoes that are close to the anatomy of your...

    For shoes that are close to the anatomy of your feet, check these out:

    http://www.vibramfivefingers.com/
  10. Thread: Earplugs

    by weckl-x
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    Kinda. There are earplugs designed for musicians,...

    Kinda. There are earplugs designed for musicians, and there are earplugs designed to block out general noise. Obviously you want to avoid using the latter.

    It's not just about the size of the...
  11. Just got my tickets today. After today, you're...

    Just got my tickets today.

    After today, you're a late bird..
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    My favourite article on this subject:

    My favourite article on this subject:
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    Stagestar FTW :) I have one too. Being the...

    Stagestar FTW :) I have one too.

    Being the slacker that I am, I've always found 6 luggers to be advantageous because it takes less time to change heads, and they're way easier/faster to tune when...
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    1. RudimentalDrummer
    2. plainsman
    3. soft
    4. drum_hobbyist
    5. killerbee
    6. mel80
    7. snowflier
    8. caijunlong
    9. Frummer
    10. spinningsticks
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    Yo Mr. J, you got it right. :D Project_JAM, I...

    Yo Mr. J, you got it right. :D

    Project_JAM, I personally think this is one of Yamaha's sleeper snares. A lotta snare in a little package. I'm usually surprised that more people don't have them...
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    - Ear protection - Sound monitor (hear yourself...

    - Ear protection
    - Sound monitor (hear yourself + band)
    - Metronome
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    Hmm... can you share where you get your drum...

    Hmm... can you share where you get your drum skins from?? :p It costs me at least $180-$200 to change the heads on a 5 pc kit...
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    Prevent rust? Yeah, about what you mentioned,...

    Prevent rust?

    Yeah, about what you mentioned, you could possibly spray a coat of clear lacquer to prevent rusting. Don't get it into the joints or threads though, it'll gum things up. Those still...
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    Hmm.. Found some information in this thread...

    Hmm.. Found some information in this thread:
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    It's really a crapshoot when you're chasing a...

    It's really a crapshoot when you're chasing a recorded snare sound. What you hear will likely be compressed and EQ'ed... You can have the same drum, same tuning, but it won't quite sound the same...
  21. Thread: drum cases

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    Shagg must have a pretty nice kit to protect it...

    Shagg must have a pretty nice kit to protect it like that :) I would probably do the same if I gigged with an expensive kit.

    lummer: Hardcases usually do come with foam inserts already. Some have...
  22. Thread: HQ real feel

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    Try checking with Nigel at Drum Resources?...

    Try checking with Nigel at Drum Resources?
    http://www.drumsresources.com/main.htm
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    From the start, my gear-buying has followed these...

    From the start, my gear-buying has followed these three principles:

    Learn to tune, well.
    Buy used.
    Buy good cymbals.
  24. Thread: RIP Jim Chapin

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    RIP :( A true legend in so many ways.

    RIP :(

    A true legend in so many ways.
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    "Skin is tuned quite loose as well" That's...

    "Skin is tuned quite loose as well"

    That's what I thought might have been the problem when I read your first post.
    Loose heads tend to dent easier, and that might lead to splitting over prolonged...
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