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  1. Registered User

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    Default Added a 14" Floor Tom very cheaply.

    I found this Tama Swingstar 14" FT in Wine Red at Music Go Round for $20.00
    Not to sure about it....If it holds a tune, I guess I'll be happy.
    I will say it is weird adjusting to an added FT, thats for sure.....Name:  20191031_154148.jpg
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    Pearl Forum 22x16 BD, 13x9 TT, 12x8 TT, 14x14 FT (Tama), 16x16 FT, 14x5 Sensitone Steel.
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  2. Registered User

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    OUCH !
    Okay...I am officially OLD.
    Just trying to get used to the added 14" FT, which pushed my 16" further to my right and somewhat behind me.
    Well....Back muscles said NOT SO FAST there old man.....
    Pearl Forum 22x16 BD, 13x9 TT, 12x8 TT, 14x14 FT (Tama), 16x16 FT, 14x5 Sensitone Steel.
    Sabian B8-Pro Hi-Hats, Sabian B8-Pro 18" Thin Crash, Sabian XS20 18" Thin Crash, Sabian XS20 20" Medium Ride,
    Sabian XS20 18" Chinese, Sabian XS20 14" Crash, Remo Heads Gibraltar Hardware.

  3. The Sensitone Guy

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    Half the fun of playing drums is adjusting to all sorts of crazy drum setups. Today I can be Neil Peart. Tomorrow I can be Charlie Watts. The next day; Gene Krupa. In my opinion, that's money well spent.

  4. Registered User

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    I gotta be MEEEEEE!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChongRRMC View Post
    OUCH ! Okay...I am officially OLD. Just trying to get used to the added 14" FT, which pushed my 16" further to my right and somewhat behind me. Well....Back muscles said NOT SO FAST there old man.....
    Set the floor toms up wider, instead of behind you. I had the same problem trying to play 16" and 18" floor toms on one of my old kits. The 18" was so far behind me I was almost in a different band when using it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by therocker View Post
    Set the floor toms up wider, instead of behind you. I had the same problem trying to play 16" and 18" floor toms on one of my old kits. The 18" was so far behind me I was almost in a different band when using it!
    Thank You for the advice, Rocker. And I will absolutely try that. As soon as my back gets better.
    Pearl Forum 22x16 BD, 13x9 TT, 12x8 TT, 14x14 FT (Tama), 16x16 FT, 14x5 Sensitone Steel.
    Sabian B8-Pro Hi-Hats, Sabian B8-Pro 18" Thin Crash, Sabian XS20 18" Thin Crash, Sabian XS20 20" Medium Ride,
    Sabian XS20 18" Chinese, Sabian XS20 14" Crash, Remo Heads Gibraltar Hardware.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy H View Post
    Half the fun of playing drums is adjusting to all sorts of crazy drum setups. Today I can be Neil Peart. Tomorrow I can be Charlie Watts. The next day; Gene Krupa. In my opinion, that's money well spent.
    Might just try knocking it down to a 3 piece.... Not today, but soon as my back gets better.
    Pearl Forum 22x16 BD, 13x9 TT, 12x8 TT, 14x14 FT (Tama), 16x16 FT, 14x5 Sensitone Steel.
    Sabian B8-Pro Hi-Hats, Sabian B8-Pro 18" Thin Crash, Sabian XS20 18" Thin Crash, Sabian XS20 20" Medium Ride,
    Sabian XS20 18" Chinese, Sabian XS20 14" Crash, Remo Heads Gibraltar Hardware.

  8. Registered User

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    Thanks for your explanation. I will consider your point before buying it

  9. NO KIT TOO BIG

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    Quote Originally Posted by petermessi View Post
    Thanks for your explanation. I will consider your point before buying it
    TROLL!

    Al deal with this 'guy'
    Pearl, Natal, Ludwig, Tama, Slingerland, Premier, Arbiter Drums
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    PEARL, PREMIER, LUDWIG, TAMA, YAMAHA, NATAL and DW Snares

    Roland, Dauz, FAT KAT and Koby Electronics, and loads of Percussion

    5 Kits and 11 Snares, and I still don't have enough!

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