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  1. Thread: DM or Armory?

    by Mendell
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    I believe you answered your own question hahaha....

    I believe you answered your own question hahaha. Also you should inquire about add-ons cost before you get the kit if that is something you want for later on. There might be a great difference in...
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    I’m a fan of the fatback 3a, but it has a bigger...

    I’m a fan of the fatback 3a, but it has a bigger tip and taper. 9a looks more like what you are looking for, but the diameter is smaller at .580.
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  4. Great kits. I had a master premium birch and it...

    Great kits. I had a master premium birch and it is the best sounding kit I had. I still wonder why Pearl discontinued this line.

    What does it look like under the wrap, can you see the old finish?
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    And this is not what I said. What I meant was...

    And this is not what I said. What I meant was Aquarian with their safe-t-lock hoop is usually closer to the drum shell than other brands.
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    I find that highly unusual that the remo heads...

    I find that highly unusual that the remo heads would fit tightly on the DW since their stock heads are made by remo USA. Also, it is usually accepted that Aquarian are the tighter fitting heads.

    I...
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    If this can help, I bought the new tama drop...

    If this can help, I bought the new tama drop clutch (sizzle touch) and it fits on my old pearl hh stand. If this is the same drop clutch as the one you have, it should work.
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    No, the 19 is the one with the wide flange.

    No, the 19 is the one with the wide flange.
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    So you got a reference tom I see

    So you got a reference tom I see
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    Standard g2 if you want that 2 plies feel. On the...

    Standard g2 if you want that 2 plies feel. On the other end, if you want to tame the ringing, coated would be my suggestion.

    As for mitchlyon’s comment, I usually have a hard time with my 12 more...
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    If everything else fails, there’s always the...

    If everything else fails, there’s always the masterworks option.
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    Between the 10 and 12 toms is where I put my...

    Between the 10 and 12 toms is where I put my biggest splash. And that’s where drilled bass drums are more practical.
  13. Nice! :cool:

    Nice! :cool:
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    Great looking job, I like it

    Great looking job, I like it
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    Nice looking kit! Good to see that some people...

    Nice looking kit! Good to see that some people are getting back out there playing live!

    As for the crash, the projection crashes are uninteresting below 19”. 19 & 20 are the only ones I like. The...
  16. Here’s a link to an old video of Bob Gatzen on...

    Here’s a link to an old video of Bob Gatzen on this subject.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1UfQPlHS4d4

    Also there will be a difference when tuning heads since die cast hoops are more rigid.
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    As I said, gloves only worked for me when...

    As I said, gloves only worked for me when combined with sticks that have extra grip like zil dipped sticks. Anything standard slipped.

    Someone suggested something like racket grip. If you want to...
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    Do not forget the looks! Splendid cymbal right...

    Do not forget the looks! Splendid cymbal right there
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    I think there is also the lack of thick shell...

    I think there is also the lack of thick shell drums (7.5mm) like pearl used to make in the lines mentioned by the OP
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    I had the same problem a while ago and my tests...

    I had the same problem a while ago and my tests weren’t conclusive… Gloves only worked for me when combined with sticks that have added grip (zildjian dipped is an example). With normal sticks, I...
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    On the sound difference, as the great Vinny A....

    On the sound difference, as the great Vinny A. would say: it’s because he was using the butt end of the stick!

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ck2_PPNWA1s&feature=youtu.be&t=1m50s
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    Nice resurrection! 11 years

    Nice resurrection! 11 years
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    Honestly, the biggest hassle for me was hi-hat...

    Honestly, the biggest hassle for me was hi-hat placement with a conventional 3 legged hh stand (ended up removing the legs and clamping it)
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    Ahem… Fear of the Dark… ’92 Mitch: man I hope...

    Ahem… Fear of the Dark… ’92

    Mitch: man I hope you won’t like double bass drum as much as I do! Drum kit shopping gets more expensive and setup needs more space but my left foot is not letting me...
  25. I still love mine. Really easy to tune too! ...

    I still love mine. Really easy to tune too!

    (pics should be available in the link in my signature)
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