Those shells look great!
I hate to say anything negative, but to me, the multiple hardware colors detract from those beautiful shells.
I could only image how loud that rig must be!
Hooray for big drums!
cotton balls work.
the other day i was cleaning my 12" vintage slingerland tom, and tapped the shell without the heads on it just out of curiosity. that thing rattled and buzzed like mad. i was able to isolate the offending lugs and stuff them.
I have tried to put my definition of our history into the drum.
The reason to build a deep shell was the powerfull musik of Richard Wagner. (For Richard Strauss a piccolo snare would be enough :rolleyes:)
The winery is 740 years old...so I...
Appreciate the replies on this. And you're right, Don, the likelihood of an empirical difference being discernible by human ears is very low. But how can one argue with the fact that a 14x5 snare sounded like a 15x8 in a wide open (and...