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   1. 15” A New Beat Hi-Hats

   2. 18” A Custom Projection Crash

   3. 10” A Flash Splash

   4. 19” A Custom Projection Crash

   5.  22” A Medium Ride 

   6.  19” A Custom Projection Crash

   7.  19” A Ultra Hammered China

   8.  20” A Custom Projection Crash



     Absolute Maple Hybrid (Red  

     Autumn) in North America,

     Birch Custom Absolute

     (Embossed Silver) in Europe/UK
  A. 7x14 Custom Made Birch or 5.5x14 

      Recording Custom Stainless Steel 

     (RLS1455) Snare Drum
  B. 9x12 Tom Tom (mounted to

      cymbal stand)
  C. 13x14 Floor Tom w/Legs

      (Maple) 14x14 (Birch)
  D. 15x16 Floor Tom w/Legs

      (Maple) 16x16 (Birch)
  E.  16x24 Bass  Drum

Yamaha (model #)

    6 Straight/Boom Cymbal Stands


    1 Hi-Hat Stand (HS-850)

    1 Snare Stand  w/ball tilter (SS-950)

    1 Tom Mount w/YESS (CL-945B)

    1 Tom Holder (TH-904A)

    1 Cymbal Holder (CH-755) for splash

    1 Stool (DS-840) - round/short  

       model, with Porter & Davies stool 


    2 Yamaha (DFP-9C & DFP 9500C) 

       Chain Drive Double-Bass Drum 

       Pedals (one for back-up)

    Snare: Coated Ambassador on top
    Ambassador Snare on bottom
    Toms: Clear Ambassadors on tops   
    Clear Ambassadors on bottoms
​    Bass Drum: Clear Ambassador on

    batter side, logo head on front
    with vent hole 
    (Bass drum padded with rolled up  ​

    towel​​ taped to batter head, a

    technique made popular by Simon 

    Phillips, with a smaller one taped to

    the front head)


Vic Firth Drumsticks

Porter & Davies BC Gigster Tactile Monitoring Throne

Ultimate Ear In-Ear Monitors

Cympad Cymbal Washers

Kelly SHU Microphone Shockmount System

Cymbal Sox Hands Off Cymbal Protection

LP Rock Ridge Rider Cowbell

Zoom Q2n Video Recorder

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