Introducing myself to the forum...

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  1. Drummers & Dragons

    Drummers & Dragons Well-Known Member

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    Hello everybody. I'm Curtis Miller. I just got here.
    I have played drums for a long time. Now I'm an old man, but drums are still a hobby.
    I was never a rock star, but I partied like one!
    Now I play at low volume, and I play all kinds of music.
    I have a YouTube show (who doesn't) called Drummers & Dragons, so I used that instead of Curtis Miller.
    I look forward to talking about drums with everyone.
    That's all for now I guess.
    Thanks.
     
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    CSR Member since May 2000

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    Welcome, Curtis! Pull up a throne and join the party. The first question everyone will ask you is, “What drums and cymbals do you play?” Followed by “traditional or matched grip?”, which is an on-going semi-humorous endless thread here. Glad ya found us.
     
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    dtk DFO Master

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    Welcome...a lot of good info and insight....checking out your site...cool kit
     
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    Welcome!
     
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    Welcome!
     
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    Welcome! I need to check out your Youtube show ...
     
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    xsabers World's Second Most Okayest Drummer

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    Welcome, but if you are an old man, you may be too old for this site. You see, we are mostly in our late 20's, super fit with lots of thick hair...and we typically date supermodels as well... :headbang:

    :lol:
     
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    cworrick The BIG Bunny on the block

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    WELCOME TO THE FORUM! :hello2:
     
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    Welcome. This is a great place to hang out. A lot of people with a vast amount of knowledge. I'm constantly learning things here.
     
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    Cool! Thank you.
    Well... My drums are custom, but likely not what springs to mind for most.
    I use parts from manufactured drums for some, and some have no traditional parts at all.
    So... Frankenstein drums?
    For cymbals, I have no product loyalty. I use everything I can get my hands on.
    I love the warmth of old Zildjians, the bright, glassy Sabians, as well as Stag, Meinl, Wuhan, Hammerax you name it.
    I'm self taught, so I play matched grip mostly.
    I can play traditional grip too, but my bad habits were formed long before I developed traditional grip, and I stick with what feels normal and natural to me personally.
    My left hand looks like something in-between when I play. Not much of a left-hander though.
    How about yourself?
     
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    Thank you! Do you have a sight?
     
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    Thank you jmato!
     
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    Thank you Pimp-a-diddle!
     
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    Thanks dangermoney! If you find the time please do. Do you have a show?
     
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    Thanks xsabers!
    Ah... To be 20 again. Youth is wasted on the young.
     
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    Thank you cworrick!
     
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    DanRH Old guy, getting younger

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    Welcome! And pictures, please! Love to see that kit.
     
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    Nacci DFO Veteran

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    Hello Curtis and welcome to the forum. Let me give you your first “Like”
     
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    Thanks DrumWhipper! I look forward to it and to learning things. What is one thing you learned?
     
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    I learned that Bun E Carlos posts here and is very quick to jump in and help others out with advice, thoughts on things, etc. It's super cool to have someone of his caliber here and willing to share his knowledge with others.
     
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