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Old 11-18-2010, 06:49 PM
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!Your Dream Drum Set!

Every's Drummer's got a Dream!
Every Forum's Got a Thread!
Just as the title states .... No money limit .....

I'll start:
Mapex Orion Series Custom 10-Piece in White Lacquer w/ Black Hardware
2 20x24 Bass Drums
8x8,10x8,12x10,13x10 Rack Toms
14x14,15x1616x16,18x16 Floor Toms
Mapex Black Panther 14x6 Snare
DW 10x3 Picollo Snare
Full Gibraltar Rack
Full Meinl Byzance Cymbal Line
Full Meinl B20 Cymbal Line
Axis Longboards
And a 14" Meinl Generation X China Filter right smack dab in the middle (such a cool Cymbal lol)
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Old 11-22-2010, 11:52 AM
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Re: !Your Dream Drum Set!

I have five cymbal set ups, heres one:
Smallest hats in Zildjian ,19" Trash Crash, 21" Sweet Ride and 20" crash of doom (as my ride)
Drums: any with these sizes:
6", 8", 10", 12", 13" with two 16x16 kicks. two singles of my current pedal.
Hardware: a PdP or Gibraltar rack set down really low, and the booms clamped directly to the rack...

And thats about it...
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Old 06-03-2012, 02:15 PM
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Re: !Your Dream Drum Set!

My (dream) set is a Mapex Saturn in Green Apple Burst, with black hardware (except the snares).

Black Panther Stinger and Phatbob Snare drums
6 inch LP Micro Snare

18x16 Bass
22x20 Bass

8x7, 10x8, 12x10, 15x13, 16x14, and 18x16 Toms

14x12 Concert tom

DW 8 and 10 inch piccolo toms
DW 6 and 8 inch roto toms

LP Mini Timbales

LP Matador Fiberglass Bongos

18 and 22 inch Octobans

LP 36 bar Windchimes

Black, blue, red, orange, and purple LP jam blocks

Zildjian K 14 Mini-China
Sabian AA 8 China Splash

LP 7 Icebell

Sabian AAX 6 inch splash
Zildjian A-Custom 6 inch splash
Sabian B8 10 inch splash (with 5 holes)
Wuhan New Traditional 10 inch splash
Wuhan New Traditional 12 inch splash
Paiste Signature 8 inch Splash

LP Tapon Cowbell
LP Black Beauty Cowbell
LP Timbale Cowbell
LP Bongo Cowbell

Sabian Vault 18 Crash
Paiste Signature 18 Dark Energy Crash
Paiste Alpha Thin Swiss Crash 18
Sabian HH 16 Crash

Paiste Signature Medium Light Swish 20

Zildjian Ping Ride 20
Meinl Byzance 20 Sizzle Ride
Paiste Reflector 22 inch Bell Ride

So far, I'm four-fiftieths of the way there.
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Old 06-25-2012, 03:05 PM
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Re: !Your Dream Drum Set!

My dream kit will be bubinga stave shells with die cast hoops, tube lugs, and clear heads to show the wood on the inside!
10 x 12 and 11 x 13 mounted toms, 16 x 16 floor tom, 14 x 22 bass, and 6-1/2 x 14 snare---like my current kit
Cymbals will be a mix of Zildjian and Sabian
Hardware will be the sturdiest I can find and include the least number of stands possible!
I want to pack a lot of punch into a small package!
Maybe a brass piccolo snare for a little extra pop!
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Old 07-02-2012, 07:06 AM
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Re: !Your Dream Drum Set!

One of everything, so I can pick and choose the setup for each gig or session that I do.

Seriously, though, the kit I have is the closest I have come to my dream setup.
It's a late 80s Yamaha Recording Custom.
20x16" kick, 8", 10" and 12" rack toms, 14 and 16" floor toms. I have a few different snare drums to use as well.

The reason I call it my dream kit is because it's so versatile. I have done many different gigs on it, from jazz to rock to country and just about everything else. It's all in the tuning...
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