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Forum: General Discussion Today, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By bermuda
Re: Ebay dissapointment

Over the last 6 or 8 years or so, ebay has become all about protecting the buyer. If the seller won't make good or gives you any grief, ebay will absolutely take care of you, and penalize the seller...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By bermuda
Re: The 2 products that struck me at NAMM

Long story about the cymbals, and drums.

Not a secret about Masterwork making the cymbals, that's how they started when they were Buzin and being sold through a shop in L.A. called Drum...
Forum: Drums 01-28-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 41,616
Posted By bermuda
Re: Ludwig's new Signet 105 drum line!

Yeah, there wasn't a change as I had thought there might be. But I'm still digging mine, and they shined at NAMM.

bermuda
Forum: Drums 01-27-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 852
Posted By bermuda
Re: club date se

'Budget' is sort of relative, I guess it depends on the particular brand. One company's lower line prices may not be close to another's, and the differences between those and the 'pro' lines vary as...
Forum: Drums 01-27-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 852
Posted By bermuda
Re: club date se

It's a different edge than Ludwig has done before (at least in the last 70 years or so,) so it's not really copying the classic 1/8" rounded edge & 30 bevel. The sound is warm and punchy though,...
Forum: Drums 01-26-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By bermuda
Re: NAMM 2015: Premier 'The Beast' Snare

Saw that at their (main) booth... kind of 'corporate steampunk' IYKWIM. I gave it a light tap, and it sounds like a good, albeit very ordinary snare.

Bermuda
Forum: Drums 01-26-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 41,616
Posted By bermuda
Re: Ludwig's new Signet 105 drum line!

The bass drum height is fairly subjective. I prefer it a bit lower, although I've seen it higher as well. I think they sort of chose a height they thought would work best for everyone. You're right,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 973
Posted By bermuda
This forum, meeting each other

Forums like this have great potential to introduce and connect people, I guess the word networking applies, although it's not clinical as the word sometimes applies.

I realize after meeting Larry...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 722
Posted By bermuda
Re: Larry made it!

A pleasure Larry, glad you made it out!

Bermuda
Forum: Drums 01-23-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,328
Posted By bermuda
Re: NAMM 2015 - what do you expect to see?

Well, in the context of the kit, they're giving a nod to the original concert toms, size-wise as well. these are not the more common "power" concert toms that Ludwig and other companies have been...
Forum: Drummers 01-21-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 52,224
Posted By bermuda
Re: Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz here!

Well, 82 dates is hardly mind-numbing (as the article states) but that's not the final number anyway, it will be over 100. :)
Forum: Drummers 01-21-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 52,224
Posted By bermuda
Re: Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz here!

Link not working, but yep - gonna be a pretty comprehensive tour this time, and where there are some obvious gaps, there are dates waiting to be announced. :)
Forum: Drums 01-20-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,328
Posted By bermuda
Re: NAMM 2015 - what do you expect to see?

So, two things at NAMM...

Nice for Ludwig to put me on a display poster in the booth! I'm very flattered!! :)

And, in addition to the fabled mahogany kit (which is sounding GREAT even without...
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By bermuda
Re: Drummerlist.com

Wow, that's a few years old, I figured he'd given up on it. I tried signing up and creating a profile and it didn't 'take'. Will check it out again.

Bermuda
Forum: General Discussion 01-18-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By bermuda
Re: Bo is available ;)

I will vouch for Bo, he's subbed for me with a local band over the last few years, and has made me proud!
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By bermuda
Re: MY TRIBUTE BERMUDA PICTURE

Wow, old pic! Thanks for the nice words, I still have an Impact kit on hand that you can borrow anytime!

See you soon!

Bermuda
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,704
Posted By bermuda
Re: Post your youth pics here.

Not quite age 18, with Pursuit at the 1974 L.A. County Battle of the Bands, at the Hollywood Bowl (we tied for first in the combo division.) This was actually not my first time performing there - I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By bermuda
Re: At it too long

B-b-b-b-bad to the bone.
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,142
Posted By bermuda
Hilarious! Gretsch/DW

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1IeGh2DzmA&feature=youtu.be
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By bermuda
Re: Weird Al Wired

Hard to say, it's likely that YouTube/Google is deriving revenue, however small the amount.
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By bermuda
Re: Weird Al Wired

Essentially, the parody itself may be regarded as fair use, but the instant you try to sell the new work, the writer(s) of the original song have to be compensated. The permission process helps...
Forum: Drums 01-14-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By bermuda
Re: Is this a vintage 6.5" X 14" Ludwig Acrolite?

To start, Acrolites have bowtie/twin/jazzfest lugs, not the Imperial lugs on that drum. Also, it's unusual that a regular snare is converted to a Super-Sensitive (typically an SS is changed to a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 532
Posted By bermuda
Re: Guitar Center's used inventory

There are definitely some great deals to be found at GC on used gear, although some items are inexplicably high. Well, not really a mystery there, somebody at the store pays too much for something,...
Forum: Drums 01-13-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By bermuda
Re: 5x16 inch (diameter) snare...anyone?

I have a 12x16 Ludwig (marching) snare, and faced the same issues. Wires for a 15" work perfectly well and are easy to find (not sure if there's a Puresound model for a 16".) For the snare side, I...
Forum: Drums 01-13-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By bermuda
Re: 5x16 inch (diameter) snare...anyone?

Craviotto and I believe Brady made each made a 16" snare. I'm not sure if they're production models, but I am sure they're pricey!

BTW, I love my 5x15 Supralite and Legacy snares, there's plenty...
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