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Forum: General Drum Questions 01-06-2021, 10:59 AM
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Posted By nickmues
Re: Need A Kit

very kind of you AMosGuy!
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 12-22-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By nickmues
Re: Zildjian 24.5

Nothing like laying it out on top of rough concrete! Lol
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-03-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By nickmues
Re: do you believe it?

I texted him yesterday and he was waiting for someone to check them out in a couple of hours. Then he texted me later and told me they were sold (of course, a blind man would have bought them just...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-02-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By nickmues
Re: do you believe it?

$350 was the asking price.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-02-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By nickmues
do you believe it?

https://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/msg/d/clawson-slingerland-drum-set-piece/7240379880.html
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-16-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,784
Posted By nickmues
Re: My Story

Good luck to you Mark.
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-06-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,346
Posted By nickmues
Re: Non Drum Related Update

I'm sorry to hear that besides coping with her health issue that you now have to deal with his personal problems. After 14 years, You are family. You've earned every right to be included in her...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-22-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,346
Posted By nickmues
Re: Non Drum Related Update

Johnnyringo,

Wishing and praying for a speedy recovery for her and getting back to normal for the two of you.

Nick
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-29-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,086
Posted By nickmues
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-17-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,238
Posted By nickmues
Re: Where is Johnny Ringo?

I'm very sorry to hear about your wife also.
I will pray for her (and you).
Nick
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-28-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By nickmues
Re: Paul McCartney was right...

Thanks to all that have taken the time to make comments!
The other band members are late 50s and early 60s.
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-10-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By nickmues
Re: Paul McCartney was right...

Thanks for all the kind comments!
I do love the big band playing very much, but until this Covid19
thing ends or improves somehow, we won't be rehearsing.
I gotta feeling that could be a while.
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-10-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By nickmues
Paul McCartney was right...

I haven't been in a rock band in 10 years. I've been drumming for a contemporary jazz big band for the last 7 years. Last week I agreed to an audition for a local rock band in need of a drummer. ...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-13-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,847
Posted By nickmues
Re: I Want to Play Better

Oh, I understand now.
He has a version of this book that comes with a DVD.
Each beat is thoroughly analyzed in the video.
You could study at home. A good part of learning is watching
and...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-13-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,847
Posted By nickmues
Re: I Want to Play Better

Dear Johnny,
May I suggest you get Tommy Igoe's Groove Essentials book I.
Begin to work on the 'World Beats' section (which includes mostly latin styles)
it will open and change your world. These...
Forum: For Sale 01-02-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By nickmues
Re: Ludwig

That was a good one!
Got me.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-02-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,721
Posted By nickmues
Re: New Logo

I'd like to start a pool. We all pick the number of weeks/days he will keep each drum set.
I'll start, my guess is 2 weeks and 4 days.

(Nice kit btw!)
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-12-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,800
Posted By nickmues
Re: My Christmas Present

thanks for the replies gentlemen.

I have a Slingerland set, a Gretch set, and a Ludwig set. All have rail mounting hardware
for the hanging tom (one only). I have Ambassador heads on each. ...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-12-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,800
Posted By nickmues
Re: My Christmas Present

Hi JohnnyRingo,

I am curious. Does the tom mount choke the sound of the hanging tom much?

Every kit I've played, with old style tom mounting, have, for the most part, destroyed the tone of the...
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-20-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By nickmues
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-07-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,357
Posted By nickmues
Re: Would You Buy This

I was thinking the ludwig kit would be a change of pace. every kit you (and me included) have had is the same old same old. nobody will see the tom mounts looking from the outside. btw, my intent...
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-06-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,357
Posted By nickmues
Re: Would You Buy This

I think you would get a kick out of playing and experimenting with these sizes.
Talk the seller down a bit more and get them. You can eventually get your money
back, but you might just fall in...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-05-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,147
Posted By nickmues
Re: Gretsch owners, Is this a good buy?

If I'm not mistaken, that looks to be a 14 inch floor tom.
You'd get 500 for that any day of the week.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-22-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,220
Posted By nickmues
Re: Buddy Rich Slingerlands thread UPDATE

Thank you for the update Tommy P.
:)
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-21-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,220
Posted By nickmues
Re: Buddy Rich Slingerlands thread shutdown

Thank you Tommy P. for taking it the right way.
Nick
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