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PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby danielruder on Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:41 pm

The PRF has an extensive collection of information and ideas about drums, drumming, and drummers. Hopefully there will be more great threads on the topic, but here's a bunch of threads that cover all areas of the topic:


DRUM KITS / GEAR:

DRUMS

Let's see your drums!
Drum building
Vistalite restoration project/Post your Vista-porn pics
Professor Ringo's Home for Wayward and Ugly Drums
These 3 kits: Choose (comparison of new and vintage kits)
Good sounding drums on a budget
Cheapish studio Drum Kit
Buying a Drum Kit
Drum Choice
Large Drums...good or bad?
Looking for a Good Drum Kit
Best sounding drum set
What's Up With Ludwig?
drumsticks?
big friggin kick drum

SNARE DRUMS

If you have to pick one (and ONLY one) snare, get this one
Snare tuning
Snare Drums
Snare Drum Dome: Crack vs Boom
snare length
Snare Drum Suggestions

HARDWARE / PEDALS

Drum hardware recommendations?
Kick Pedals
Kick drum pedals
What bass drum pedal do you use?
hi-hat stand
Recommend a drum throne to me.

CYMBALS

Only ONE cymbal
cleaning cymbals
quiet cymbals
hi hat cymbals for recording
Cymbals
bosphorus cymbals

CLEANING / RESTORATION

The Fearsome and Mighty Drum kit restoration thread
Bearing edges
Cleaning up an old and knackered drumkit
Cleaning up some old Ludwig Standard Drums
Ludwig Kit refinishing project
Let's see your drums! (specific drum shell cleaning advice)


TUNING / HEADS:

Drum heads/skins.
C/NC: The Drum Dial
Tune-Bot drum tuner
Tune-bot Electronic Drum Tuner
Tune-bot
kick drum head question
Breaking in drum heads and some other drum related questions
Subjectivity in drum tuning
Drum heads/skins.
How to tune my drums to sound like this?
Snare Drum Tuning
Hole or no hole, kick drum micing
Tuning toms
What causes that 'basketball' sound inside a kick drum ?
Bass drum muffling secret
Drumheads-- what do you use/what do you play
Another drumming post..
Guitar question and drum questions.
Skins and Tuning


RECORDING:

Question about recording overheads
70s drum sound
Recording Here in Aug. Need a Good Crash to Ride
Recording Vistalites
Beyer M380
Phase Reverse on Kick Drum (batter or resonant head?)
D-112 -> Bass drum, i could use a little help.
Battle of the popular dynamic kick drum mic choices
Hole or no hole, kick drum micing
Favorite Microphone
Drum Microphones
drum sound question
Miking a junior drum kit in a small room


DRUMMERS:

Best drummer you've seen....
WHO is the greatest drummer ever?
Todd Trainer
Todd Trainer's drum kit
Bob Weston As Frankenstein. (Todd as a vampire)
Jesus Lizard technical info
Drummer: Rey Washam
Drummer: Keith Moon
drummer: Ringo Starr
Drummer: John Stanier
best drum fill ever
Good Drumming on Albums
Best drum beats (warning: a prog-free thread)
poll: the Great 'Punk Rock' Drummers


GENERAL / TECHNIQUE / LEARNING:

drums, drumming, drummers
drums, drumming, drummers: v2.0
drum information resource
drummers: what should i be doing beyond rudiments?
Learning to play drums
drummers!
Electrical Drums ?s
Drumset Seating/Positioning and playing powerfully..
Drummers: Heel up or down?
Traditional grip vs overhand grip.
great drum records
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby n.c. on Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:50 pm

wow.
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby Nate Dort on Tue Mar 29, 2011 5:09 pm

n.c. wrote:wow.


no shit. there is no reason to ever get kerbled for a drum question now.

gigantic props to you, danielruder.
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby danielruder on Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:40 am

Thanks. I've gotten a lot from these threads (and the forum) in the past. This is my little way of giving back.
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby Luzwei on Wed Mar 30, 2011 9:50 am

would be cool to make a sticky out of it.
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby n.c. on Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:02 am

i can't even imagine having a resource like this 20 years ago.

it would have changed my life i think.
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby dontfeartheringo on Wed Dec 28, 2011 5:36 pm

Can we sticky this thread? Or is that asking too much? There's a bunch of great stuff in here.
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby garthplinko on Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:13 am

dontfeartheringo wrote:Can we sticky this thread? Or is that asking too much? There's a bunch of great stuff in here.


+1!
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby eliya on Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:48 am

Nice! I third the motion to make this thread sticky.
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby greg on Fri Dec 30, 2011 1:46 am

I'm going to sticky this thread until I think of a better place for it.
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby garthplinko on Fri Dec 30, 2011 11:20 am

would add to list above - Drum Dial crap/not crap viewtopic.php?f=6&t=54570
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby etch on Wed Jan 04, 2012 5:00 pm

Just now found this. Indispensable, I tell you!
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby cenafria on Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:48 am

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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby DeviantBehavior on Sat Aug 04, 2012 12:32 pm

I don't know why I am just now finding this thread but lawdy, do I know what I will be reading at work for the next month!
Thanks Dan!
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby ruxxes on Fri Aug 10, 2012 5:45 pm

greg wrote:I'm going to sticky this thread until I think of a better place for it.


(there's no Drums Live section yet,
thank you)
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby Steady Eddie on Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:16 am

Thanks for providing such a great resource.
Oh by the way.. Hi everyone (first post)
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby dontfeartheringo on Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:19 am

Please find here the Drum Kit Restoration Thread, containing tips on cleaning, polishing, replacing and refurbishing old drums:

viewtopic.php?f=5&t=60286

Hope everyone finds this useful.
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby numberthirty on Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:09 am

Quick link to a thread from the TOMB -

http://messageboard.tapeop.com/viewtopic.php?t=82732

Thought it might be of interest to some folks.
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby bitsy on Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:30 am

oh thank god for this. finally got a practice pad again and looking to revive this dead hobby. now trying to find a spot in the city to set up my kit...
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Re: PRF Drum Threads: a collection

Postby JamesForest on Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:48 am

numberthirty wrote:Quick link to a thread from the TOMB -

http://messageboard.tapeop.com/viewtopic.php?t=82732

Thought it might be of interest to some folks.


Yeah, you are right. Quite useful information for me.
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