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Postby SINISTER » Mon Sep 01, 2008 8:08 pm

Thats a sick set dose!
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Postby I love Cheese and drums » Mon Sep 01, 2008 8:17 pm

Nice job on the set!
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Postby 360Drummer » Mon Sep 01, 2008 9:38 pm

It almost makes me want to cry it's so beautiful.
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Postby J-rod » Tue Sep 02, 2008 7:58 am

thats pretty sweet looking. cheers to a sweet restoration job. i love seeing new life breathed into an old instrument.
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Postby AmnestysLowEnd » Tue Sep 02, 2008 8:50 am

The lugs go perfectly with that wrap! Good job bro! :shock:
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Postby Hack_and_Slash » Tue Sep 02, 2008 12:04 pm

Looks sick. I thought a skull wrap would be cheesy too, but then I saw it on the drums and thought it was crazy. Those skulls are unique too. Definitely not cheesy.
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Postby johnisonfire » Tue Sep 02, 2008 1:37 pm

I like it man, good job.
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Postby Alan_ » Tue Sep 02, 2008 1:39 pm

metal as all hell. looks great.
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Postby Mike_Drums » Tue Sep 02, 2008 2:43 pm

yea man, i may get out and do this sometime now, you have inspired me lol
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Postby xdoseonex » Tue Sep 02, 2008 7:33 pm

thanks guys. I really went all out on this one. polished all the hardware with kick n brass and a toothbrush (worked great as you can see) , lug lubed all the lugs, replaced the floor tom feet with pearls isolation feet, mounting the toms with rims mounts, and replaced all the washers with tama black nylon washers, When i got the kit it had no resonant head on the bass drum and the claws and t-rods were missing. so I come in to work 2 days after i bought the kit and there are 2 extra packs of brand new tama bass drum claws and tension rods from a birch bubinga kit sitting there. nedless to say i was amped
I think they are a bit cheesy. but i love them. I'm spray painting the bass drum hoops right now........................ time to do another coat
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Postby vincemie » Tue Sep 02, 2008 7:45 pm

make sure you post pics all set up when its done please... :)
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Postby xdoseonex » Mon Sep 08, 2008 10:12 am

I just finished the bass drum. Its almost ready to go. I'm still waiting on the rims mounts to mount the toms, and i need another cymbal stand. I picked up an axis single pedal and colored the logo in with black enamel (aka nail polish) so the black and silver would match the set. I really wanna set it up and tune it. Hopefully my mounts will be here soon.

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Postby Mike_Drums » Mon Sep 08, 2008 10:25 am

nice
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Postby Manzo » Mon Sep 08, 2008 12:57 pm

damn dude. its really improving.
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Postby stump » Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:03 pm

Great job Dose!!! Love it! P.O.Y!
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