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    Looks fantastic - congratulations. For me, it is...

    Looks fantastic - congratulations. For me, it is tough to beat mahogany & I'd guess the age only makes it sound even better.
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    Say, maybe that explains what I found when I...

    Say, maybe that explains what I found when I snuck up on him a while back:
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    I have a spastic pug. Despite him being him, he...

    I have a spastic pug. Despite him being him, he remains completely unfazed by fireworks. The only thing I can think of as the reason for this is that there is a shooting range a few miles away so...
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    Have you played one before? I had a 6.5 x 14...

    Have you played one before? I had a 6.5 x 14 Reference snare and didn't care much for it. It was just not versatile. It lacked both the ring and warmth that I favor in my snares. It did have a...
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    The funny thing is that I was never a fan of red...

    The funny thing is that I was never a fan of red finishes before this kit. I was a blue guy, in particular sheer blues of all shades. But, when I saw the Ref Pure scarlet sparkle burst finish that...
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    Yes, that was it. As I recall, #108 was no...

    Yes, that was it. As I recall, #108 was no longer a standard finish when I ordered my drums but the factory made it for me as a special order. That color was great under stage lights.
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    Oh, I didn't realize yours is a wrap. I thought...

    Oh, I didn't realize yours is a wrap. I thought it was the gun metal gray (I can't remember the actual name of it anymore) I had.
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    I love that color. Did the MX line at that time...

    I love that color. Did the MX line at that time have a lacquer finish? I ask because I had a '92 MLX kit in that color (obviously a lacquer). The MX series at that time had only wraps. I still...
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    I've no stake in this any way so hopefully you...

    I've no stake in this any way so hopefully you will realize I'm just trying to give you a suggestion for adding 1 more killer snare for your collection, on the cheap: Consider buying a Crystal Beat...
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    The K Custom Dark Ride is a nice cymbal. The...

    The K Custom Dark Ride is a nice cymbal. The bell is particularly good sounding. I prefer the ride sound of the K Custom Hybrid Rides but like the bell on the Dark better & over all, this is a very...
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    Did they play THAT song when they opened for...

    Did they play THAT song when they opened for KISS. That main riff is stolen directly from KISS (Shock Me).
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    Yes, he really messed everything up. He said I...

    Yes, he really messed everything up. He said I should use him as an example when telling kids that they should never try drugs. I've thought about the comment a lot since he said it. What would it...
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    My friend, who I gave the story of in my prior...

    My friend, who I gave the story of in my prior post, just had a very bad day the day before yesterday. He was arraigned on a couple of the charges he is facing & it looks like he will likely end up...
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    I was watching Bill Nye Saves the World, season...

    I was watching Bill Nye Saves the World, season 2, on Netflix yesterday and episode 2 or 3 was about addiction. The segment in which they discussed how addiction works and why it is so hard to...
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    I'm just going to say that it is amazing how...

    I'm just going to say that it is amazing how these stories & descriptions of very different people contain so many of the very same situations & details I have been exposed to with my friend. I feel...
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    One of the people I have worked with in recent...

    One of the people I have worked with in recent years had a heroin problem a few years ago that he overcame... until about a year ago when out of the blue he stopped using again. Then he went to...
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    Sorry this is a day late, but I just saw the...

    Sorry this is a day late, but I just saw the above. So, happy belated birthdays!
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    Yes she is! Here is my nut:

    Yes she is!

    Here is my nut:
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    Sorry to hear this has happened but I'm glad it...

    Sorry to hear this has happened but I'm glad it sounds good now. Get well soon.
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