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by gretsch-o-rama
Sun Jan 18, 2015 2:43 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Vinnie's new endorsement
Replies: 35
Views: 13498

Re: Vinnie's new endorsement

Which kidney do I sell?
by gretsch-o-rama
Fri Jan 16, 2015 4:51 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: DW purchases Gretsch, Toca, LP, Gibralter
Replies: 54
Views: 19594

Re: DW purchases Gretsch, Toca, LP, Gibralter

Ron Dunnet comment on Paul´s vid... "To be certain the most likely change you will see (or hear) is DW producing Gretsch shells for Gretsch..." That´s what we all fear the most. If true, really bad news imho. I don't question their construction methods per se, only their aesthetics choice...
by gretsch-o-rama
Fri Jan 16, 2015 4:50 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: DW purchases Gretsch, Toca, LP, Gibralter
Replies: 54
Views: 19594

Re: DW purchases Gretsch, Toca, LP, Gibralter

This is pretty much a dead ringer for silver sealer, as far as I know. HAHA


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by gretsch-o-rama
Fri Jan 16, 2015 7:38 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: DW purchases Gretsch, Toca, LP, Gibralter
Replies: 54
Views: 19594

Re: DW purchases Gretsch, Toca, LP, Gibralter

With Gretsch, the silver sealer was most likely to cover knotty/imperfect inner plies. Although, the perhaps unintended consequence was to keep the interior rough with a gritty metallic paint. Technically speaking, the rough/unfinished inner ply is less sonically reflective, thereby absorbing some o...
by gretsch-o-rama
Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:33 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Vinnie to back all artists @ Ken Cen-Monk Drum Competition
Replies: 39
Views: 13519

Re: Vinnie to back all artists @ Ken Cen-Monk Drum Competit

The music was great until the drums came in.
by gretsch-o-rama
Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:21 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: Drum building/projects
Replies: 11
Views: 8843

Re: Drum building/projects

My latest build. This sob is at least 15 pounds but I haven't weighed it yet. Beast.



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by gretsch-o-rama
Thu Jan 15, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: DW purchases Gretsch, Toca, LP, Gibralter
Replies: 54
Views: 19594

Re: DW purchases Gretsch, Toca, LP, Gibralter

From a physics/sound standpoint, a rough/unfinished interior will provide a warmer sound and take away a "pinging" that can sometimes be heard.
by gretsch-o-rama
Wed Jan 07, 2015 5:52 pm
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: DW purchases Gretsch, Toca, LP, Gibralter
Replies: 54
Views: 19594

Re: DW purchases Gretsch, Toca, LP, Gibralter

Paul Marangoni wrote:This would be like Volkswagen buying Porsche.... oh... wait a minute...




Well at least they're all Germans. ?
by gretsch-o-rama
Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:13 am
Forum: Drumming Chat
Topic: DW purchases Gretsch, Toca, LP, Gibralter
Replies: 54
Views: 19594

Re: DW purchases Gretsch, Toca, LP, Gibralter

I think John Good and company will mostly leave Gretsch alone. I think they'd have to understand the long heritage that the company has. But like I said, maybe they could improve the functionality of the drums. I.e. hardware etc.

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