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    Does anyone have a good quality shot of the dragons on Alex's drum kit from 2004? I'm looking for both and the only one I found online was not a great shot of the left dragon. Post here or PM me...whatever is easiest.
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    So far, this is the best I've come up with.

    http://85.17.151.226/86900001-869500...70_5_0Tsy.jpeg
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    Here ya go.

    For very large images (800x) of the following, go here:

    http://www.johndouglas.com/gallery/m...=16&g2_page=16






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    Leave it to chef!


    Anyway, while doing my search, I noticed that Al's kit was really toned down on the '04 and '07/'08 tours when compared to the 80's and 90's.
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    Here are a couple of shots of the unique snare drum used on this tour as well, from the same site, pages 2-3.





    If you look toward the latter pages, you will also find the 2007 kit, along with the notorious "refrigerator/kick drum".
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    Thanks so much, Chef!
    Exactly what I was looking for. Appreciate all the help.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EVHWolf View Post
    Thanks so much, Chef!
    Exactly what I was looking for. Appreciate all the help.
    Anytime, friend. My pleasure.

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    I believe Al's wife designed the artwork.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VanHalenRules View Post
    ...Anyway, while doing my search, I noticed that Al's kit was really toned down on the '04 and '07/'08 tours when compared to the 80's and 90's.
    Indeed. Check out this monstrosity:




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    I actually prefered Alex's sound in 2004. I loved the fat sound from that snare and the rack tom sound as well as that kick drum sound.

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    Does Al design is own kit? What happens to the equipment as the end of the tour?
    I don't have a cool signature. Deal with it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TOM_5150 View Post
    I believe Al's wife designed the artwork.
    Which one? Als kits are the best. I had the pleasure to actually stand next to his kit on stage in Greensboro NC last fall. I loved the white Ludwigs from back in the day.

 

 

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