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    Yeh..I don't look back ;) May be its a...

    Yeh..I don't look back ;)



    May be its a British-ism thing to say.
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    SRX 8 piece in Black Mist

    Got to play this beautiful kit in anger at the weekend, after many many years. New UV1s over G1 clears fitted, thoroughly enjoyed it.
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    Got to play my new UV1s over clear G1s in anger...

    Got to play my new UV1s over clear G1s in anger last weekend, really nice open and warm sound. Had a bit of trouble tuning the 14". The 16" and especially the 18" are thunderous!
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    Sorry no idea, but it bugs me that the bass head...

    Sorry no idea, but it bugs me that the bass head isn't on straight!
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    That's beautiful and very...red!

    That's beautiful and very...red!
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    I've just torn down my SRX kit, which I had setup...

    I've just torn down my SRX kit, which I had setup as a practice kit with 2 stealth racks and a long rack bar, one end of which is clamped to a tripod stand. Initially setting up takes many hours to...
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    Poll: Virgin bass drums are for the purist and if...

    Virgin bass drums are for the purist and if you're going expensive but I think kick mounted toms offer more convenience and quicker tear down/build up time as otherwise you're gonna need a rack or...
  8. According to this listing, yes it shows 2 snare...

    According to this listing, yes it shows 2 snare stands in the photos. https://www.amazon.com/Pearl-Roadshow-RS525WFC-C31-5-Piece/dp/B00NJVS2ZC

    It shows it with 14" and 16" toms.

    The Pearl link...
  9. Thread: Hoops

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    Yes they'll be a slight upgrade, superhoops are a...

    Yes they'll be a slight upgrade, superhoops are a bit thicker (2.3mm vs 1.6mm IIRC) so should allow for more consistent tuning. Give them a go and see how they sound!
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    Those numbers look over the top to me. When I'm...

    Those numbers look over the top to me. When I'm road cycling I'm burning 500-600 calories per hour, now way is drumming anywhere near the same effort as cycling.
  11. Put the G1 coated on the batter side and get some...

    Put the G1 coated on the batter side and get some G1 clears for the reso, Evans G1 = Remo Ambassador, so like TMD says above. That's the setup I have on my Arcadia birch bop kit for big band jazz.
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    Just ordered a bunch of Evans UV1 heads for my...

    Just ordered a bunch of Evans UV1 heads for my SRX kit (8-10-12-14-14snare-16-18-20UVEQ4-20UV1), G1 clears or coated to go on the Reso side TBD.
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    From what I've read, the UV1 heads are awesome...

    From what I've read, the UV1 heads are awesome and having a really wide tuning range. I'm playing big band jazz so want a brighter sound but also the potential to retune them for rock should the need...
  14. Thread: Ash shells

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    Thanks for your replies guys, ash does have a...

    Thanks for your replies guys, ash does have a really nice grain to it and those finishes are lush. Unfortunately the kit I was looking sold to someone else, I'll be bringing out my maple/mahogany SRX...
  15. That listing is wrong, is my opinion. Looking at...

    That listing is wrong, is my opinion. Looking at the Pearl web site there is a configuration RS525WFC/C which comprises:
    22x16
    12x9
    14x14
    16x16
    14x6.5
    Cymbal Stand
    Hi-Hat Stand
    Snare Stand x 2
  16. Can you post a link to it? Seems mighty odd....

    Can you post a link to it? Seems mighty odd. Never heard of a 16FT 18" deep. And a 14x5.5 snare is obvs 5.5" deep.
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    If you want tone I'd suggest coated heads. A "go...

    If you want tone I'd suggest coated heads. A "go to" combination would be G2 coated over G1 clear, but I've heard that G1 coated on the Reso can produce good results. I'll be trying out UV1s on the...
  18. Thread: Ash shells

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    Ash shells

    I'm looking at getting a second hand kit with ash shells, does anyone here have an ash kit if so what do you like about them? Do the ash shells sound much different to maple or birch (appreciate some...
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    Those drums certainly look sweet. Where are you...

    Those drums certainly look sweet. Where are you based - UK? Am following you on Flickr now. I do love a good loco pic :-)
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    That's one sweet rig! Love it.

    That's one sweet rig! Love it.
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    GC doesn't exist in the UK, guess I'm lucky!

    GC doesn't exist in the UK, guess I'm lucky!
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    Poll: I want to be solidly anchored to the ground

    I want to be solidly anchored to the ground
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    In the UK its called a "car boot sale".

    In the UK its called a "car boot sale".
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    I use iDrumtume for iPad :-)

    I use iDrumtume for iPad :-)
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    As tiny as possible ;) It may be possible to...

    As tiny as possible ;)

    It may be possible to push the bubbles out, depends how the wrap has been glued. If the glue isn't covering the shell and wrap 100%, it may be possible to push air bubbles...
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