The Z-Stik Percussion Drum Shaker Rain Stick thingy ma bobber

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Project by OregonBurls posted 10-30-2011 04:15 PM 3559 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thank you for all the incouragement one my Z-Stik When I posted it a few weeks ago.

Many of you said you wanted to hear the Z-Stik so hear is a teaser Vid just out of the studio.

The 3 point is being played by Nick Gerrett Powell.

We have the 3 point and the 5 point. The one pictured is the 5 point and the one that Nick is playing is the 3 point.

Let me know what you think!

I can not give out the plans! hope you understand.

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, What can I say but God Is Good!

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#1 posted 10-30-2011 04:25 PM

In my misspent youth I was a Djembe/Ashiko player. Shaker/rainstick ‘players’ were always eyerollers. So I have to confess I was stuck at “well it sure is a beautiful take on…one of those things.”

Until he plugged it in.

Now I’m pretty sure I might need one.

Nice work!

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#2 posted 10-30-2011 04:50 PM

Sounds sweet!

-- “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

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#3 posted 10-30-2011 05:04 PM

Very nice!

-- look Ma! I still got all eleven of my fingers! - -

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#4 posted 10-30-2011 05:40 PM

that was sweet greg…im amazed with the great sound from that…i am interested in how that is made, if there is any tutorials on this, or if your interested in doing a blag on this, by maybe not, it could be a secret…let me know, as i rerally would like to make this…ive got some walnut and padauk i would like to use for this…but …very sweet project…sounds great…grizz..or if you want to greg , just pm me on this….

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 10-30-2011 06:01 PM

Sweet piece – I like it.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 10-30-2011 06:16 PM

ok…i see it now…this is not something you will be just giving out, man you have made a wonderful instrument here…i just looked at your web site for it…good luck here…i would think this would be a very popular thing…it sounds wonderful…that must have been some dream…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 10-30-2011 07:14 PM

That thing sounds awesome!!!!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#8 posted 10-30-2011 07:18 PM

That is super cool. And generous to share!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#9 posted 10-30-2011 11:49 PM

Never seen one of these before, clever stuff

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#10 posted 10-31-2011 04:57 PM

That is so Cool. Well Done. I have never seen anything like that before.

-- Russell @ Rhode Island Woodworker

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#11 posted 10-31-2011 09:40 PM

that is great stuff! I need one, wouild you be able to pass the plans on? would love to take a try at it!
Thanks Gerry

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#12 posted 11-01-2011 03:02 AM


-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 11-01-2011 04:53 AM

Great Sound!! I love percussion…..

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#14 posted 11-03-2011 01:04 AM

l have a friend thats a drummer . He’d go wild over that. Nice job!

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#15 posted 11-15-2011 02:30 AM

It would be neat to have a jam session with 6 of these going at the same time, then fade to 5, 4, 3, 2 players and then a solo.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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