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2. No spamming or shilling
I dont want any of those yank drums - Ludwig, Gretsch, Slingerland, Rodgers. Its gotta be Premier. Not bothered for the Jap offerings either - Yamaha, Tama, Pearl. Most is now made in Taiwan or china these days although there is a thriving small custom drum industry in this country.
Been bidding on one of these , if i win it at a sensible price i am going to be very happy indeed
Late 60's Premier royal ace snare drum. The snare wires are always under tension and then when the snare throw is engaged they are applied to the bottom head. The wires continue past the outer edge of the drum unlike ordinary snares which also dont have the snare wires permanently under tension. This is one of the best snare drums ever made (imo) as the snare wires are so sensitive to even the smallest stroke of the stick.
I could bore people about drums all day long if you want.
Sonor are made in Germany and their top range stuff is very very nice indeed. Zildjian are of course some of the best cymbals around.
Speakers - Monitor Audio Silver RX2
Cables - NVA LS1+LS3, SSC, Gotham S/PDIF, IBRA Optical
Digital - NAD C516BEE, SONY ST-SDB900 DAB TUNER, TEAC UD-H01 DAC
Analogue - Pro-Ject Debut Carbon Esprit SB, Graham Slee Gram Amp 2 Phono
Cans - Grado SR80, ATH-M50X
Isn't that a different Linn? American?
Ringo played Ludwig drums - especially his snare sound was famous
Pi: Allo DigiOne Signature/Volumio/Tomanek LPSU/Jitterbug
DAC: Metrum Acoustics Musette CD Transport: Cambridge CXC
Headphones: AudioQuest NightHawk Carbon Amp: Schiit Magni-3
DAC: Musical Fidelity M1DAC Digital i/c: Profigold Oxypure OCC
He started out with Premier though.
Who plyed Premier ?Keith Moon, Clem Burke, Nicko Mcbrain to name three
Oh yeah, i promise i will give you some more sound system amusement. My interest in drums (and drumming) has always been strong but it lessened whilst my kids were very young. Now they are not so demanding i am mad for it again. Stiĺl mad for soldering too.
Fixed a Cambridge integrated amp for a mate recently. Cost was two relay's and my time. He now thinks i am god but i hope he doesn't spread the word otherwise i will be inundated