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Plan B.
06-01-2005, 03:55 PM
So I got some new stuff a while ago and decided to make a thread about it today because I'm bored. I won't bother telling you how much I love this stuff, because it's probably fairly obvious. Excuse the blurry pictures, I don't like my camera much and can't use it correctly.

5 pc. Tama SuperStar, wooo!

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/bill1987/69e961e1.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/bill1987/Drums004.jpg

Really feeling the mounted floor tom.

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/bill1987/Drums005.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/bill1987/Drums006.jpg

Having two snares is so great, I never knew it would be so cool.

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/bill1987/Drums009.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/bill1987/Drums008.jpg

Don't know if I've posted this but I got a K Custom Dry Light ride for christmas, it's my favourite cymbal!

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/bill1987/Drums014.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/bill1987/Drums013.jpg

And finally, I went out and bought that HHX cymbal I wanted today. I even surprised myself there. (Traded in my old A Custom Flat ride, I had too many rides, hahaha)


http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/bill1987/Drums012.jpg

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y290/bill1987/Drums007.jpg

Oh, and you can see that 16" AAX Chinense in some of those pictures too, which is also new.

Fatal Impact
06-01-2005, 04:21 PM
very nice

stevoibanez
06-01-2005, 04:23 PM
cool dude

Brendan
06-01-2005, 04:32 PM
like the superstar, why did you draw those circles on your snare head

Trev
06-01-2005, 04:35 PM
Wow thats a great setup, love everything about it. That finish is so nice.

Chippy569
06-01-2005, 04:36 PM
hotttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt tttttttt!

Plan B.
06-01-2005, 04:50 PM
like the superstar, why did you draw those circles on your snare head


Bored one day, plus I bought the wrong head and didn't realize until I put it on... I know, haha.

Thanks everyone.

Daniel!
06-01-2005, 04:54 PM
Those cymbals are awwwwsome. They seem a little bit too high though.

pdpdrummer88
06-01-2005, 05:53 PM
nice kit man!

amgeex
06-01-2005, 06:22 PM
Nice kit and snare head there mate! :thumb:

Double Bass Jim
06-01-2005, 06:42 PM
Ahh man that is a BEAUT!

I love that K ride thats one of my all time favs.

bobby__johnny
06-01-2005, 07:32 PM
good to see you've been taken by HHX :thumb:

Jezen
06-01-2005, 07:34 PM
Nothing special. Every day grocery shopping items I suppose.










Well at least thats how you make it seem!

Jesus ****ing christ you have nice gear! You lucky bastard.

thedisciple
06-01-2005, 08:04 PM
What's the snare? So deep, must sound awesome!

drumtilidie
06-01-2005, 09:21 PM
Sexy kit! :naughty:

Can you post some specs?

drumtilidie
06-01-2005, 09:23 PM
:lol: i just noticed you have two different beaters for your double bass pedal! How does that feel?

shaox
06-02-2005, 06:35 AM
i wanna sleep with your kit

Killjoy
06-02-2005, 06:43 AM
very nice

*i'm turned on* :D

spiritII
06-02-2005, 06:51 AM
Sweetness. I want your gear.

moonshYne
06-02-2005, 06:56 AM
Very nice. Specs please

ilikenoise
06-02-2005, 08:48 AM
Those Superstars are really neat for the price. Seems like an odd layout to me, but whatever's good for you :thumb:

What's the snare, 14x7 or 8" Yamaha something or other?

Fuzzy
06-02-2005, 08:51 AM
Your gear is brilliant! I'm happy for you :) Get some audio up, if possible.

Shu
06-02-2005, 09:17 AM
wowwow.. nice gear bud, that looks hawt..

the setup kinda looks like theres some distance between all the toms an the hihat looks distant from the kick.. or is it just the pics?

GuerrillaTime
06-02-2005, 11:17 AM
is there any special care needed for the dry series?

Queen Anne's Revenge
06-02-2005, 01:35 PM
good to see you've been taken by HHX :thumb:


The force is strong in this one.



Hehehe....Star Wars.

sleepless
06-02-2005, 01:40 PM
I love your kit...the finish. And that snare, what kind is it?

I'd Hit it
06-02-2005, 04:02 PM
very cool man, nice equipment!

Plan B.
06-02-2005, 09:11 PM
Thanks for all the comments.

The beater is an old Gibraltar one from my old Pearl pedal, haha. I love it though, I can't stand the Iron Cobra beaters, but I don't wanna spend the extra for my slave, just 'cuz I don't use her that often.

:cool:

Snare is a Yamaha Maple Custom Absolute (14x6.5, I forget) not as deep as the pictures lead on. I think it's because the Tama snare is pretty shallow as well as the toms. It's tuned around medium tight with that thick ass head on WITH muffling ring.

:lol:

I think the hi-hat is a little distant, but I've put it right up against the slave, which is at a comfortable distance. In the future I hope to get a cymbal mounting tom holder, and move both my rack toms over to the left more.

The ride cymbal is very independant, she needs not nothing to produce such a wonderful sound. I'll never clean her, even though she's terribly dirty. Rubbing your fingers on the surface will leave a dust/dirty grit on your finger tips. That's the way I like it.

:cool:

twitch101
06-03-2005, 12:29 AM
thats a nice finish on there
your small tom is a little to far away for my taste but wateva u like is cool

adamon
06-03-2005, 10:25 AM
****DROOL**** i wanna try out a superstar so bad. i bet its like being in heaven. major props yo you man. HHX? AWESOME and that K ride must rule your life. i love it

trysthedrummer
06-03-2005, 10:29 AM
I don't like K Dry rides. Nice pedal beaters!!! The superstar is one hell of a beast.

TTTSNB
06-03-2005, 11:05 AM
Thats so nice man. Great cymbals, setup, everything. Only thing is.. Move that floor tom in man. It will be so much easier to play closer in.

K]o[L-666
12-19-2005, 04:47 PM
nice kit man!!! how much did u paid???? im about ot buy a superstar but with three tom-tom 2 tom-flor and 2 bass tell me how it sounds?? do u think is a pro drumset???

Drum Phil
12-19-2005, 05:01 PM
plus I bought the wrong head and didn't realize

I did that when i reheaded my floor tom. Now i have them on all my toms :)

osiecki
12-19-2005, 05:26 PM
O M G

Hot ride. I want it just because of the way it looks!

Plan B.
12-19-2005, 05:37 PM
I did that when i reheaded my floor tom. Now i have them on all my toms :)


Haha, you decided to get all the wrong head just from one mistake?!

Anyway, it's great, I love it. I paid just over $1000 CDN for it. It's a wonderful set, you can gig with it hard, you can record with it, but it's not like a pro drumset that you're afraid to bring to gigs with you or afraid to get scratched. However, if I were you I'd get the wrap instead of what I got (the laquer finish kinda thing) because it's much more prone to knicks and scractches if you plan on lugging it around a lot. Plus I think it's cheaper, buying again I definately would have gone for one of those sick wraps like the recent guys Blue 3D wrap which is gnar.

:cool:

I'm actually thinking of getting rid of that ride, I love it to death but it just lacks the volume. If I could get that exact sound and say, "Pump it HARD with steriods" I'd be beyond content.

Drum Phil
12-19-2005, 06:04 PM
No no. The point of the story was i fell in love with a new head because of a mistake :)

Der Meister
12-19-2005, 06:08 PM
K customs and HHX, great minds think alike :cool:

Brokensticks
12-19-2005, 06:29 PM
Great set man!

fullmetalhaallee
12-19-2005, 06:51 PM
I really like that snare.

Maggot Dream
12-19-2005, 07:40 PM
Setup looks awesome. That ride looks amazing.

full collapse
12-19-2005, 08:50 PM
HHX Crashes rule soooo hard. How do you like yours? What is the tone like and projection? Is it easy to play at softer volumes? I am thinking about getting an 18" and 20" HHX Stage crashes.

Chester
12-19-2005, 09:01 PM
that finish is so cool, i love it, ur solo was wicked good too

Plan B.
12-19-2005, 09:06 PM
Thank youuuuu.

:cool:

HHX Stages are one of the hardest ruling cymbals EVER CREATED.

They definately have a warm tone, but it doesn't blend as much as you'd think, it still has some bite to it which I love. Very versitile cymbal as well, you could for sure play these for soft rock, or wailing rock, or jazz. They have a response I found, similar to AAX, but not quite as quick. I'd call it a mix in response between AAX and AA, with a darker, warmer tone that still has bite and cut and you're still able to really wail on it fierce to get that full blast of sound.

I'm curently looking for a partner for it, I was thinking an 18" HHX-treme.

:smoke:

Jezen
12-19-2005, 09:29 PM
Perhaps a Saturation?

full collapse
12-19-2005, 09:53 PM
I love you Plan B. You are my new mx best friend, hahaha. I have a 17" HHXplosion crash. You might want to try that out and i've played a special ordered 21" HHX-treme crash. It was an amazing crash. I love it's dirty sounding bite.

-TheGlassPrison-
12-19-2005, 09:59 PM
nice but why the old thread.
fack,

ilu man.