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Forum: Drums Yesterday, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
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Re: Tuning a Gretsch tom

First you don't need a Tune Bot. when tuning the 5 lug, finger tighten each lug, and then start with any lug, turn one full turn, skip a lug, tune the next, skip a lug, tune the next until all 5 have...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 05:06 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,048
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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 04:10 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,048
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: 2015 Guru Snare Competition Entry Details - ENDS SOON!

I dont recognize some of these forum members
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 03:49 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 35,796
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: What's your latest purchase?

Amazon has the "Roots of Rock Drumming" DVD and Book for sale so I nabbed a copy of that.
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Forum: Drums 04-22-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 516
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: Should I convert 14" and 16" toms to floor toms?

Drilling can be scary, but I have an issue with large suspended toms. Making them floor toms would be a great idea. As for the sound, I have 14 and 16 floor toms that sing and they both have legs, so...
Forum: General Discussion 04-22-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: I'm getting withdrawal symptoms!

Just a week of vacation at my sons and I get itchy. Do you travel a lot and that is why you are back in Istanbul??
Forum: Drummers 04-21-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: Ringo Starr

Purdie could only dream!
Forum: Drums 04-21-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Musikmesse 2015

From the Gretsch Facebook page.

Gretsch:
We had a great time in Frankfurt and our Broadkaster Kit won an award for Best Acoustic Kit. Thank you musikmesse. ‪#‎gretschdrums‬
Forum: General Discussion 04-21-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,165
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: But What To Wear?

Im thinking blue jeans and t-shirts.
Forum: Drummers 04-21-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Ringo Starr

Love him or not, he is now in the Hall of Fame on his own merit. Peace and Love..
Forum: Drums 04-20-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 480
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: Advice on new kit

If you take the time to read all of the info in the Drums section of Gear, you will find every opinion of every drum company from A to Z. That section is loaded with opinions, reviews, photos, etc....
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,133
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: On teaching

Understood.........................
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,133
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: On teaching

I am to trying to defend the educational system at all. I am defending people. Going from high school to college is not the point. That's saying high school is over and now it's time to be a man or...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,133
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: On teaching

At 66 my teaching days are over. I have a teaching degree and can tell you that maybe in 1950 in Parochial school this kind of thing may have worked, but people are much smarter these days and will...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-19-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
MuseScore

I saw this free download on Facebook and thought maybe some would be interested.


www.musescore.org
Forum: Drums 04-18-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,007
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: Ludwig Copper Phonic

From MusiciansFriend today......
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: "Miking demo. What do you think?"

Here is the original Youtube track for your viewing. Sorry I screwed this up


https://youtu.be/C4qywSy_q8c
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: Missing thread?

I'll move it back. Sorry
Forum: Drums 04-17-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 35,796
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: What's your latest purchase?

I bought a double tom stand for two up and one down with a little more stability and not so much bulk as my 501 rack. Not a lot of room between the Big and Ugly 24 inch and the hats, but this stand...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: Missing thread?

Sorry. I moved the thread from the General section and must have misspelled the title. Sorry
Forum: Drums 04-15-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: I got a Sleishman

Talk to Larryace about cleaning the wrap. I know he did one that was yellowed with much success. Just might be able to get out the scuff.
The bass and floor sound great. The 10 inch tom has a bit...
Forum: Drums 04-11-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: Gretsch New Classics w no silver sealer

The drums on the clip sound great. I imagine w/o sealer they may also sound like Catalina maple.
Forum: General Discussion 04-11-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: Vintage Drum Tuning anomaly

Without leaving my chair to measure, I think my 14 inch Renown floor tom is tuned low and probably at about 1/2 turn beyond finger tight.
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,571
Posted By GRUNTERSDAD
Re: Why the "hate" for nylon tips??

Back in the day when I rode a covered wagon to school, some nylon tips would come off. To say that "they always come off" is a bit dramatic. Wood tips splinter and that flat spot sounds horrible on...
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