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  1. I heard last night that Marco got the gig. ...

    I heard last night that Marco got the gig.

    Anyone else hear this?
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    Did I go to Big Beat in Seattle?

    Hell Yeah!
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    For real.......... ! ! ! The Wuhans have a...

    For real.......... ! ! !

    The Wuhans have a "dirtier" frequency range and the smaller sizes are not quite as loud as the "Big Guyz" models.
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    Poll: Keep 'Em

    Rotos are kewl. Back in "the day" almost everyone had some. They were like an instant expansion to a kit for price of one (or maybe two) drums.

    I used a 10" roto instead of a "real" 10" tom for...
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    Color Sound Cymbals

    This is not a new thing with Paiste. They used to have a line called Color Sound. **For some reason I think Terry Bozzio had something to do with them before going to Sabian.**

    These cymbals...
  6. Masters ROCK!

    Pearl Masters offer attention to detail and features in a production drum that are typically found on custom drums.
    **Yeah...custom is an over used word in the drum world.**

    Many of the features...
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    IMO Wuhans have the definative china sound: Sort...

    IMO Wuhans have the definative china sound: Sort & (very) trashy.

    They ARE cheap. They also will break fairly easily if played very hard or struck often on the edge.

    I you can accept this...
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    Poll: All the major contentors have at least one...

    All the major contentors have at least one outstanding finish.
    **There are plenty of photos posted on the Forum to illustrate this.**

    For me, it's a 4 way split between (in alphabetical order:)
    ...
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    What do you want?

    Masters has more options on shells (wood type and thicknessness)

    I have both DW & Masters. They both sound great.

    My Masters are MRXs which are thicker and have no re-rings.
    They are more "in...
  10. Wow! They cost 1/2 that here. The Istanbuls...

    Wow! They cost 1/2 that here.

    The Istanbuls are more durable. The trashiness and sustain will depend on the individual cymbal as they are made the "old school" way. I expect the Istanbul china...
  11. # 151 Rules

    You'll love those Masters.

    Platinum Mist rules the world! :D
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    Two things

    Well.....................maybe three.

    You have first to decide how much to spend. There are many full kits out there for cheap, so you don't have to get a pee wee kit.
    **Unless you expect to...
  13. Me

    My siggy would be a 7x12" Mahogany/birch, superhoops, gladstone style throw, 16 lugs, chrome hardware.

    You said Pearl artist? ............................. never mind
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    That SUX

    Attention Forum Members:

    One word: INSURANCE
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    Poll: Alternatives

    There is a band in Olympia, the Dirty Birds.......they go to the gig in an old Cadillac Hearse !!!!!
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    Poll: There is a place in Kent, WA called the BUS BARN....

    There is a place in Kent, WA called the BUS BARN.

    They have all kinds of used buses there. Even REAL tour buses.

    Most transit organizations will conduct scheduled maintenance and sell their...
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    Poll: Pics

    I was thinking of starting an "On the Road" thread once we start. It'll have photos of the bus, venues, and any items of interest along the way.

    I'll either have mobile connectivity, or (for...
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    Poll: We Take the Short Bus !!

    We got the bus used from Intercity Transit in Olympia, WA. It's funny you mention without graphics. We actually had to pay to get what was on the bus removed. The band decided NOT to put any band...
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    Poll: The country club.

    The country club.
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    Poll: Too Small

    It's gotta be a bus or my pickup. I have too much stuff.

    Here are my cases:
    **That's not me......it's my occasional tech**
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    Poll: *bump*

    *bump*
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    Poll: My SUV

    100% better than this:
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    Poll: Tour or Road Trip?

    My band is going on the road. We'll be there gigging our way from Olympia, WA to La Quinta, CA and back.

    Since we're gigging down and back I say it's a tour.

    OTHERS say that since it's really...
  24. Re: Guys i ''''ed up and i feel like ****

    I was in HS when I played my first gig at a house party.

    We sucked.

    After all was done, and I'm home thinking about it and going over it in my head............I couldn't wait to do it again!...
  25. I was 40 before I got my "dream kit." Early to...

    I was 40 before I got my "dream kit."

    Early to bed, early to rise.

    Work like hell and advertise.
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