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    Snare, hi-hat, ride was all he had in a jazz trio...

    Snare, hi-hat, ride was all he had in a jazz trio with a double bass and a sax. They sounded great!
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    I've found rods to be the perfect "train beat"...

    I've found rods to be the perfect "train beat" tool. I haven't used brushes for that since the 1980s.
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    Sorry for your loss. Losing pets is HARD.

    Sorry for your loss. Losing pets is HARD.
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    I wear my fitbit on my ankle to eliminate drum...

    I wear my fitbit on my ankle to eliminate drum strokes as steps. The fitbit will also cover periods of playing on the drumset as a "walk", or exercise period, where heart rate is monitored and...
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    The fact that they intentionally held a band...

    The fact that they intentionally held a band meeting without you is a HUGE problem. That alone would get me to quit immediately.
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    I've had no experiences, over many years, of band...

    I've had no experiences, over many years, of band members helping me with my career outside of music. Good luck with the interview!
  7. Thread: Warming Up

    by purist
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    I warm up on a small drum pad that straps to my...

    I warm up on a small drum pad that straps to my knee. No unnatural or exaggerated movements. Works well for me.
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    Congratulations! I hope they sound as good as...

    Congratulations! I hope they sound as good as they look.
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    A sleaze ball club owner?? Surely you jest!

    A sleaze ball club owner?? Surely you jest!
  10. Great drumming!

    Great drumming!
  11. Thread: Seated Height

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    I sit with a very slight down angle of my thighs.

    I sit with a very slight down angle of my thighs.
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    Found this under terms and conditions: Please...

    Found this under terms and conditions: Please note that we do not currently accept orders from outside the EU.
  13. Great job, thanks. I'll be trying these after my...

    Great job, thanks. I'll be trying these after my neighbors leave for work.
  14. Thread: Stick Bags

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    After my gigantor Vic Firth bag gave up the...

    After my gigantor Vic Firth bag gave up the ghost, I picked up a much smaller Gator bag. It fits all of your criteria, and it was relatively inexpensive.
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    Four piece and a passenger. 2005 BMW 325ci. ...

    Four piece and a passenger. 2005 BMW 325ci. Will accommodate a 16 X 22 bass, although I prefer the 14 X 20.
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    Clear ambassadors on the 12" tom. Evans coated...

    Clear ambassadors on the 12" tom. Evans coated G2/G1 on the 14" tom.
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    My 14" x 20" is easiest to fit in the car. It...

    My 14" x 20" is easiest to fit in the car. It can sound like a cannon, I love it.
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    I've had very good luck at The Drum Center of...

    I've had very good luck at The Drum Center of Portsmouth.
    https://www.drumcenternh.com/drums/drum-sets.html
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    In my book, Peal Customer Service is one of the...

    In my book, Peal Customer Service is one of the best I've encountered. I too came out of an "issue" with a big smile on my face.
  20. Good band. I too am envious of your vocalist. ...

    Good band. I too am envious of your vocalist. Nice drumming. Congrats.
  21. The only time I developed blisters was when I sat...

    The only time I developed blisters was when I sat in in a buddy's band for a set of 90's pop /rock after the drummer left the stage in an emergency. The music was heavy and loud and the sticks he...
  22. I tried a coated G14 as a reso on a 14" floor...

    I tried a coated G14 as a reso on a 14" floor tom. The drum was noticeably less resonant than with a 10mil res head, but who knows, you might like it.
  23. Thread: Stolen gear :(

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    I hate hearing things like this. I hope that...

    I hate hearing things like this. I hope that you're insured for your loss.
  24. Sounds exciting. Congratulations and good luck!

    Sounds exciting. Congratulations and good luck!
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    Good band, nice drumming. I can't comment on the...

    Good band, nice drumming. I can't comment on the recording, but the tunes sound good to me.
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