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    for that big hard rock sound; nothing beats 15"...

    for that big hard rock sound; nothing beats 15" SE hats, imo.

    I don't get to use mine often, but it's always a joy.
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    I am sorry for offending you with my how I...

    I am sorry for offending you with my how I categorized your question. I will try to be less judgmental in the future.

    Best advice I can give for you and your grandchildren: practice individual...
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    Miles, Thanks for the perspective. I do...

    Miles,

    Thanks for the perspective. I do appreciate some diversity of opinion on this forum.

    But I stand by my post in #11; Of course a good drummer on a cheap set can get a crowd engaged and...
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    Dale, My kid's summer swim team is now...

    Dale,

    My kid's summer swim team is now canceled here in Ohio. No practices; no meets. Fall season: TBD.

    Community pool doesn't expect it will open until July. If then.
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    Of course it can happen. It's a stupid question.

    Of course it can happen. It's a stupid question.
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    Oh Jebus. Time to put you on the "ignore" list. ;)

    Oh Jebus. Time to put you on the "ignore" list. ;)
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    Sexy wood hoops!

    Sexy wood hoops!
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    Sequoia Red

    Sequoia Red
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    Sticky: If you bury the beater when you play bass drum,...

    If you bury the beater when you play bass drum, you'll want it ported, most likely. Even if you never mic it.

    It also changes the sound which you may find more to your liking.

    It sucks to...
  10. I'd buy a set (not at that price) just for the...

    I'd buy a set (not at that price) just for the unique look and the history. I can't imagine I'd play it much. Kinda like one of those Trixon kits with teardrop bass drum.
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    I have three of these for my various racks. Fits...

    I have three of these for my various racks. Fits the curved front bars with ease. $70 on Amazon.

    Gator Cases Drum Set Hardware Carry Bag with Removable Shoulder Strap; Dimensions 13" X 50"...
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    Disney/Marvel might have something to say about...

    Disney/Marvel might have something to say about that...
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    I had a buddy with an older set of Saturns with...

    I had a buddy with an older set of Saturns with the Walnut shells. They were fantastic looking and sounding drums.
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    Like JY, I don't use gloves. So what follows is...

    Like JY, I don't use gloves. So what follows is of questionable value:

    I have consistently heard that the Zildjian gloves don't last.

    Mr. Beauford, seems to prefer Foot Joy golf gloves, FWIW....
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    Ian Paice -- Pearl Artist since early 80's and...

    Ian Paice -- Pearl Artist since early 80's and Paiste Artist since BC.
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    Rhetorical second level! ...

    Rhetorical second level!

    https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AANd9GcRBlqG7Rdsr1A5pASz0xUyxgbS9ipCv5YACvAfqevIXeLLeFCPd&usqp=CAU
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    Is this rhetorical?

    Is this rhetorical?
  18. My problem with the whole 10,000 hours thing, is...

    My problem with the whole 10,000 hours thing, is the quality of the instruction and effort during those 10,000 hours.

    Like you said, the X-factors tend to make it a bit less black and white.
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    Ba-dump.

    Ba-dump.
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    Make sure you get a discount since that 12" tom...

    Make sure you get a discount since that 12" tom doesn't have the entire face. :cool:
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    Who wouldn't want a kit customized with someone...

    Who wouldn't want a kit customized with someone else's face on it?

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  22. I do think we all hear the same thing...

    I do think we all hear the same thing differently. No doubt. As to the reason for that and can it be manipulated/corrected for? I am absolutely clueless.
  23. For some it's instinct... a gift if you will. ...

    For some it's instinct... a gift if you will. Others through hardwork. I suspect a mix of both to one degree or another depending on your innate talent and desire to improve.
  24. Miles, you're 100X the drummer I am; but from my...

    Miles, you're 100X the drummer I am; but from my limited perspective:

    The more I listen to something... especially just a drum mix; the more I dislike my playing and find problems with it. So...
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    Welcome to the forum Phil. You can order...

    Welcome to the forum Phil.

    You can order Roadshow drums separately according to the 2020 price list. You just need to contact a reliable drum store (like Forks; Drum Center of Portsmouth; Drums on...
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