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    I use tunebot to tune all of my drums. I have a...

    I use tunebot to tune all of my drums. I have a Pearl Masters Series kit with (100 percent Birch shells). (BRX) I have a Pearl Sessions Studio Classic (Birch and Kapur) A Pearl Sessions Studio...
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    Sending them an email is an excellent suggestion....

    Sending them an email is an excellent suggestion. I guess I could also give them a phone call.

    Thank you DrumPlayerFTW
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    I have been using tunebot ever since it came out...

    I have been using tunebot ever since it came out and have everything they offer on their website. There are ZERO tuning suggestions for snare drums that are 13 inches or less in diameter. The...
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    Tunebot settings for snare drums

    I have been searching for tunebot setting suggestions for special snare drums and not having much luck.

    I have a 10 Diameter X 6 Deep popcorn snare. A 13 Diameter x 3 Deep piccolo snare.
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    About 30 times stronger that paint buckets. ...

    About 30 times stronger that paint buckets. Covert pipe is made from PVC. They lay this pipe down in ditches then cover them in dirt so a car or truck can drive over the ditch. Yes very sturdy. ...
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    Yes. I could not start this project without that...

    Yes. I could not start this project without that pipe. I did a search for covert pipe in my area and several business were available. I called one of them to make sure they had what I was looking...
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    OK....I checked my sales recipts. Those drum...

    OK....I checked my sales recipts. Those drum heads are not Evans EQ-3 ported reso's. They are Remo Ambassitor Clear bass drum batter heads. I had installed port hole rings I had to reinforce the...
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    I took that head off my kick drum tonight...and...

    I took that head off my kick drum tonight...and replaced it with an Emadd reso I had on it before I did these. I have been thinking about changing some things on my kick drums anyway. I put an old...
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    Quit attempting to deal with Guitar Center....they are really not into REPAIR of instruments unless it is something they offer in house like guitar set ups.

    PEARL has the most OUTSTANDING customer...
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    That porthole was cut by the Evans Factory. That...

    That porthole was cut by the Evans Factory. That head was an Evans EQ3 ported reso with a clear frost coating on it. I used alchol to take off the frosted coating which made the head clear as...
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    THE 2nd KICK DRUM RESO

    This is a picture of the 2nd kick drum. This reso does not have any tears in it.

    AXEMAN
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    Evans eq3 ported reso with kickport

    I'm wondering if this has happened to anyone else.

    I have 4 of these installed on 4 bass drums. Kick ports installed on them all. I have one out of 4 of them that is showing me some tearing. It...
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    About 2 years ago, I had a 12 inch Pearl Sessions...

    About 2 years ago, I had a 12 inch Pearl Sessions Custom tom that had a really bad problem with the finish (Green Burst) The clear coat came off taking some of the black fade with it. It was a...
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    Ok...hope nobody steals this idea. I have always...

    Ok...hope nobody steals this idea. I have always wanted to decorate the shells of a drum kit dedicating each shell to a branch of the US Military. I play a kit with 4 toms and a kick. That...
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    Pearl world series drum kit from hell

    I have posted a very long thread under the Vintage Drums tab of the forum which shows a lot of details about how I approached refurbishing this 35 year old World Series drum kit. Since it has over 4...
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    I did a video which I posted to my facebook page...

    I did a video which I posted to my facebook page about the work I did to this drum kit. I have not posted a video via facebook on the PDF before so this will be my first attempt at sharing this way....
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    The final photo is the shells with all of the...

    The final photo is the shells with all of the hardware and heads installed. Next step is to tune the drums. Then wipe them down and put them on my kit. There will be kit photos TOMORROW.

    AXEMAN
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    We are done wrapping this kit now

    Finished wrapping this kit today. You know I have pictures. I have stacked the shells up and then snapped a photo from 4 different angles.

    AXEMAN
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    I do it that way....with BOTH HANDS. AXEMAN

    I do it that way....with BOTH HANDS.

    AXEMAN
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    Lacquer finish under the lugs

    I'm about to get my hands on an older Pearl 12" X 7" 10 ply maple snare finished in Liquid Amber. It has the DLX era hour glass lugs on it. (8 per head) Once I get this drum in my hands and tune...
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    Finally the 16 and the Kick. We will be...

    Finally the 16 and the Kick.

    We will be printing Monday and installing Wedsnday.

    AXEMAN
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    Updated final artwork phase completed

    It has been a while since I have updated this. I had a lot of trouble with my ride and had to concentrate on that for a couple weeks. In the mean time my sign shop finished the artwork for my new...
  23. Thread: Cheap drum wrap

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    Cheap drum wrap

    I was wondering if anyone out there in PDF land has ever used Contact Paper (Used to line the bottom of cabinets and drawers in kitchens) or Wallpaper to wrap drum shells? I have been looking at...
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    You know...I love using Pinstripes and for years...

    You know...I love using Pinstripes and for years I believed there was oil inbetween the bearing edge and the stripes on all those heads. So we are saying...there is NO OIL in them here? I wish I...
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    Using paint stripper would take FOREVER. Lacquer...

    Using paint stripper would take FOREVER. Lacquer paint that is over 20 years old is much more stubborn to remove with chemical stripper. I just tried to remove black lacquer from my late 80's World...
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