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  1. cutaway79 replied to the thread Emperor Snare Side - how high will it go?.

    It could just be a the snare I used it with. I don't even remember which snare it was. I always used Ambassador Hazy, and i remember...

    Nov 18, 2018 at 12:52 AM
  2. cutaway79 replied to the thread Emperor Snare Side - how high will it go?.

    I use a little of both. Occasionally an Aquarian thrown in there. I've just always been fine with the standard mid-weight snare-side...

    Nov 15, 2018 at 11:24 PM
  3. cutaway79 replied to the thread INDe at PASIC & Killing IT!.

    I would guess so. In the video on their Facebook page, it looks like the sample drum is a tom.

    Nov 15, 2018 at 6:35 PM
  4. cutaway79 replied to the thread DW Pure Almond.

    I'm just tired of so many kits with nickel or black chrome shell hardware, when most stands available are chrome. It never looks right...

    Nov 15, 2018 at 5:19 PM
  5. cutaway79 replied to the thread Gibraltar Double pedal problem!.

    I know Axis used to make two different gauges of springs. I recall the heavy one being pretty heavy.

    Nov 15, 2018 at 2:44 AM
  6. cutaway79 replied to the thread Emperor Snare Side - how high will it go?.

    I had no idea they made an "Emperor snare side". I've only ever seen/heard of Ambassador and Diplomat versions. I thought you were...

    Nov 15, 2018 at 2:41 AM
  7. cutaway79 replied to the thread Emperor Snare Side - how high will it go?.

    I feel like it's got to take a lot more tension to get the thicker Emperor head to properly seat on/conform to the snare bed. I could...

    Nov 15, 2018 at 1:10 AM
  8. cutaway79 replied to the thread What's wrong with a drum if ____?.

    Not necessarily. Not all heads are created equal, or manufactured perfectly. Some need a little help. I've only had to use heat to...

    Nov 14, 2018 at 7:29 PM
  9. cutaway79 replied to the thread Remo Roto Toms problem!.

    This seems like a good solution.

    Nov 14, 2018 at 7:26 PM
  10. cutaway79 liked CherryClassic's post in the thread Remo Roto Toms problem!.

    If I'm understanding the problem; the lug bolt not being strong enough to hold it in place. From the top drill a small hole through the...

    Nov 14, 2018 at 7:24 PM
  11. cutaway79 replied to the thread Remo Roto Toms problem!.

    I think you're thinking of a different part. The photo fibes3 posted is to mount an individual Rototom (with no track) on an L-rod.

    Nov 14, 2018 at 3:29 PM
  12. cutaway79 replied to the thread Cutting/drilling Vistalites.

    I used to belong to a drum builders' forum (I don't build, personally, but always wanted to), and it seemed pretty unanimous that the...

    Nov 14, 2018 at 2:45 AM
  13. cutaway79 replied to the thread What's wrong with a drum if ____?.

    I'm not sure what a spoonerism is. But rereading what I typed, it is pretty funny if taken out of drumming context. :icon_e_biggrin:

    Nov 14, 2018 at 2:40 AM
  14. cutaway79 replied to the thread VINTAGE Yamaha RC's, Made in Taiwan????.

    The RTCs aren't my thing anymore (just because of the deep toms, really). But when they came out, that was one of my "short list" sets....

    Nov 14, 2018 at 2:37 AM
  15. cutaway79 liked BBeyer's post in the thread VINTAGE Yamaha RC's, Made in Taiwan????.

    speaking of Yamaha TOUR drums.. did you see the Brand new 90's Rock tour custom kit that Steve Maxwell has?...

    Nov 14, 2018 at 2:34 AM