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April 21, 2013 - Forum Update

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Hello everyone! :) I'm still here - I check in often, but have not been posting. Just in case it is not apparent TommyP handles all of the front end forum administration and I handle the behind the scenes forum and user problems.

I'm still answering a lot of vintage drum questions through email and working with other drum sites on projects and things of vintage drum interest.

TommyP and I have been discussing the forum upgrade to the newest version of the software and ways to make sure the forum is secure and available for years to come.

We have been delaying this upgrade for some time now, purely for economic reasons, not having the funds to do it right and with a professional service that will ensure no loss of data or worse, a non-reversible outcome.

At the moment, we are talking with two programmers to get a timeline and the approximate time to do the project.

Physically there will be some changes to the look, but the main changes will be how the forum works and handles its internal functions.

There will be some things to overcome, but we are wanting to make sure that it is as minimal as possible.

More will be discussed in the coming weeks.

Thanks! I will be at the Chicago Show! So you can find me there in May.

David

Posted on 11 years ago
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Sounds like a perfect time to make a donation....

Its better to have people think you're an idiot, than to open your mouth and prove them wrong, unless you doubt yourself then speak away....
Posted on 11 years ago
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:) I'm still working out the logistics - I just emailed the two potential programmers to secure an estimated $$ amount. If I can swing it, I will, but not sure yet what they think it will take.

David

Posted on 11 years ago
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My donation is in...This is a great Forum!!

Cheers

1976 Ludwig Mach 4 Thermogloss 26-18-14-14sn
1978 Ludwig Stainless 22-22-18-16-14-13-12 c/w 6-8-10-12-13-14-15-16-18-20-22-24 concert toms
1975 Sonor Phonic Centennials Metallic Pewter 22-16-13-12-14sn (D506)
1971 Ludwig Classic Bowling Ball OBP 22-16-14-13
1960's Stewart Peacock Pearl 20-16-12-14sn
1980`s Ludwig Coliseum Piano Black 8x14 snare
1973 Rogers Superten 5x14 & 6.5x14 COS snares
1970`s John Grey Capri Aquamarine Sparkle 5x14 snare
1941 Ludwig & Ludwig Super 8x14 snare
Posted on 11 years ago
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Me 2...

The info / time not wasted is great..

Sort of a Drummers Think Tank...

Thxs again..

Bop iT / Til U Drop iT.

ROGER's
1964 Cleveland,.18/14/12 in WMP
1966 Cleveland, 20/14/12 O'natural.
Fullerton,...20/16/13/12 Silver Glass

WFL
1957 B/R Super Classics In WMP

Snares..
Wood & COB Powertones,
Wood & COB Dynasonics,
57 Jazz Festival

Zildjian avedis cymbals.
40s/60s era.
Posted on 11 years ago
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