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  1. IF your snare is anything like a Jupiter, this...

    IF your snare is anything like a Jupiter, this might help.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLNUvWxlnlw
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    I was quite surprised about the condition too,...

    I was quite surprised about the condition too, considering it was merely stored in a leather case all these years, and my country is very hot and humid year round. Any advise how to prevent patina...
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    Go down to http://catweb.tgtel.com , search...

    Go down to http://catweb.tgtel.com , search through all the catalogs in an around the estimated year, and zero in on the one that has the same look, hardware, configuration, and description as yours.
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    This had been on the local FB marketplace for...

    This had been on the local FB marketplace for over two years, a mid-1990s Pearl Masters B-5314D brass snare. But I didn't bite because the price was too high, and the seller wouldn't budge. This...
  5. Your red kit looks like out of the mid to late...

    Your red kit looks like out of the mid to late 70s.

    The blue kit looks like from the same period, but with replacement lugs.
  6. Hi. Apologies for hijacking this thread. I didn't...

    Hi. Apologies for hijacking this thread. I didn't want to start a new one.

    My 14x5.5, 12x5, and 10x5 snares are all Pearl steel, so I'm quite used to that metal. But I don't have a 14x6.5. ...
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    Whenever I need a break from my New Beats, I use...

    Whenever I need a break from my New Beats, I use a hihat with an A Zildjian thin crash 16" top and Stagg SH China 16 bottom. Nice sloshy and trashy.
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    Three generations of Pearl steel snares....

    Three generations of Pearl steel snares. Mid-1970s #4514 14"x5.5", early 2000s Sensitone STS1250 12" x 5", and late 2010s Firecracker FCS1050 10" x 5".

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    Strangely, I don't record my drumming. If I...

    Strangely, I don't record my drumming. If I wanted/needed to, I'd go to a studio. My mikes are for other purposes. Here goes anyway .....

    2x Roland DR-181 dynamic cardioids - Got these in 1986 for...
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    Thanks for the compliments Eric and JavHav. They...

    Thanks for the compliments Eric and JavHav. They are all really special.

    Someone near me is selling a black label 18” 2002 medium crash (not sure if it is a original or re issue) for the...
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    I don't have a lot of Paistes, because of 1)...

    I don't have a lot of Paistes, because of 1) severely limited availability in my country (the same goes for Sabians too), and 2) the "serious" models are/were always too expensive for me. So all of...
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    Gibraltar bass drum felt strips to replace the...

    Gibraltar bass drum felt strips to replace the home made ones I've had for a decade. It was just US$2, so I went for it.
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    New SR017 throwoff. Replaces the beat up one on...

    New SR017 throwoff. Replaces the beat up one on my Sensitone steel 12"
  14. What level of pupils? If they are advanced...

    What level of pupils?

    If they are advanced and can read notation, try Pat Metheny Group's "The First Circle.

    The live performance:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEmL6tIaYWU

    Analysis,...
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    Hmmmm .... AFAIK, Bonham tuned his kit much...

    Hmmmm .... AFAIK, Bonham tuned his kit much higher than that.
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    I went back to my favorite resource for catalogs:...

    I went back to my favorite resource for catalogs: http://catweb.tgtel.com

    The first appearance of the sensitone line is in a 1997 flyer:...
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    It's hard to generalize about A's. I own 1970s...

    It's hard to generalize about A's.

    I own 1970s and post-2012 A''s, and nothing in between. In the 70s weights varied so much that whenever I went shopping, it took me about a year to find one of a...
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    So, are you keeping it?

    So, are you keeping it?
  19. I think you are talking about three separate...

    I think you are talking about three separate things here.

    First, the timbre of a sound is composed of many frequencies, or partials. The first partial is the fundamental or the dominant frequency....
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    JACKPOT! After searching all over this forum...

    JACKPOT!

    After searching all over this forum and the internet in general, I found an fantastic archive of old Pearl catalogs , flyers, and price lists starting 1964 in http://catweb.tgtel.com/...
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    I just wanted to add that the last catalog...

    I just wanted to add that the last catalog wherein this model number appeared as OH-4213 was the 2001 USA price list. By the 2002 Japan General Catalog, it’s listed as an OH-1350. No “g” version....
  22. I've been an Ambassador kind of guy this past...

    I've been an Ambassador kind of guy this past decade, so please enlighten me. What is so right about the Powerstroke and this Sensitone? A friend suggested the same with an Omar Hakim signature.
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    I just got a couple of used snare stands, so I...

    I just got a couple of used snare stands, so I was able to experiment with all four of my snares at once. 13" Omar Sig, 14" 70s #4514 steel tuned very low, 12" Sensitone steel, and 10" Short Fuse....
  24. I had something like that before. I think it was...

    I had something like that before. I think it was the 810, but it didn't have the Pearl logo though, so it was probably a generic Japanese OEM. Bought it in the late 70s when my stock pedal broke. ...
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    I finally got a used Omar Hakim Signature 13x5 in...

    I finally got a used Omar Hakim Signature 13x5 in fair condition. The shell is round, finish is in very good condition, bearing edges and snare bed are smooth. The throw off is perfect. The hoops had...
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