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No. 1 Posted on Sep 17, 2013 8:35 PM Profile | PM | Email | Quote | Search | Copy | Favorite
At rehearsal for the big band a couple of weeks ago the percussionist teased me for taking longer to pack up than him. I bring stick bag and cymbals to use on the set I leave there, and while he usually has more gear to pack he's started leaving some there, and beat me out.

As I thought about it I realized that I have enough cymbals to put a set together to leave permanently, lacking only two crashes. So the next week I took my #3 ride, a 70's 22" A medium, a 70's 20" A swish, my #3 set of A hats, a 13" A that started as half a pair of hats in the 30's, an 8" A splash, and my #2 set of 16" and 18" A crashes I bought in the late 70's. The hats have a little less chick than I like, but otherwise the set was more than acceptable.

In the meantime, I'd searched, found, and bid on a 16" A crash that looked pretty thin, and am awaiting its arrival. And today on a whim I went by my local GC, where I found a used 18" Armand medium thin with a very nice sound and reasonable price that someone had sold yesterday.

When the 16 arrives I'll take pics. The 13 won't be able to stay because its center hole is too small for the tilter at rehearsal, so a 14" A Zildjian and Cie will go, and the 13 will stay home.

I haven't felt a need for new gear of any kind in a long time, so this was something of a surprise for me, and it all happened pretty quickly. Anyway, my birthday was yesterday, so I'm just calling them my present to myself, and the next time the big band rehearses will be the last time I have to pack or bring cymbals for it.
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2371 Sudden recurrence of GAS... paul 1593 Sep 17, 2013 8:35 PM
2002 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... Andy 217 Sep 18, 2013 4:48 AM
1930 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... paul 248 Sep 22, 2013 7:04 PM
1939 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... pwc 316 Sep 23, 2013 3:04 AM
1857 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... paul 455 Sep 25, 2013 10:14 PM
1849 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... Andy 934 Sep 26, 2013 4:54 AM
1856 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... pwc 198 Sep 26, 2013 6:27 AM
1862 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... Andy 459 Sep 26, 2013 3:25 PM
1845 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... paul 302 Sep 26, 2013 8:44 PM
1880 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... Andy 427 Sep 27, 2013 4:42 AM
1792 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... paul 219 Sep 28, 2013 8:27 AM
1790 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... Andy 151 Sep 30, 2013 5:19 PM
1749 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... technique2012 290 Sep 30, 2013 6:12 PM
1761 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... OldFart 387 Sep 30, 2013 6:31 PM
1769 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... paul 641 Sep 30, 2013 10:34 PM
1752 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... pwc 242 Oct 4, 2013 12:14 AM
1807 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... paul 52 Oct 5, 2013 11:57 AM
1982 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... StillKickinIt 16 Sep 18, 2013 8:38 AM
1404 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... drummer5359 631 Oct 30, 2013 3:18 AM
1336 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... Andy 480 Nov 1, 2013 4:52 PM
1354 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... pwc 66 Nov 2, 2013 2:07 AM
1301 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... Andy 70 Nov 3, 2013 3:36 PM
1321 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... Andy 122 Nov 4, 2013 10:12 AM
1262 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... paul 97 Nov 6, 2013 12:59 PM
1347 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... Andy 291 Nov 7, 2013 4:22 PM
2010 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... technique2012 17 Sep 18, 2013 1:33 PM
1998 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... paul 297 Sep 18, 2013 1:40 PM
1997 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... paul 24 Sep 18, 2013 1:46 PM
1984 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... pwc 524 Sep 18, 2013 4:58 PM
2025 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... paul 129 Sep 19, 2013 3:42 PM
1948 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... Andy 159 Sep 22, 2013 10:16 AM
1946 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... paul 308 Sep 22, 2013 10:38 AM
1931 Re:Sudden recurrence of GAS... Andy 519 Sep 22, 2013 3:29 PM

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