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Forum: Vintage Drums 06-12-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By FFR428
Re: Wanted : Slingerland Cutaway Toms

Member Bill H may have some shells. 12-14-16 marchers in COW. I bought the white set he had. Bare shells. Need lugs and hoops.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-04-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By FFR428
Re: Cool Slingerland Kit

i'd choose Rogers swivo-matic over set-o-matic anyday. Even on Slingerlands!
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-27-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By FFR428
Re: Slingerland Expertise Needed: Fair offer?

Mike I'd price those a bit higher at $2000. Given the fact bare hands never touched them and how well they were cared for. You just don't see these drums like that anymore. Most are pitted and rusted.
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-24-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 380
Posted By FFR428
Re: Ancient Kauri shell

Yep it was a weird build Jeff!
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-24-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 448
Posted By FFR428
Re: Slingerland ??

Snare looks more like a Pearl to me.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-24-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 163
Posted By FFR428
Re: Slingerland Radio King toms question

Wide reinforcement rings are common to see on RK era toms.
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-19-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 380
Posted By FFR428
Re: Ancient Kauri shell

Beautiful shell. Will make a very nice snare! I agree with Mike keep the shell so the wood shows it's natural beauty.

Years ago my son built a custom guitar for a customer using that same wood....
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-16-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 818
Posted By FFR428
Re: Question regarding re-wrapping and old glue

Sorry it took so long to get back to this. The stuff I use is called Bio Breakdown. It's a citrus based adhesive remover. Tested on a piece of 50's Gretsch wrap. I put a rag over it to keep the glue...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-09-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 818
Posted By FFR428
Re: Question regarding re-wrapping and old glue

Hi Michael. Few years ago I was working on a project that would remove paint from drum wraps easily. Some worked some didn't. But my original concoction did remove old glue from a 50's Gretsch WMP...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-01-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By FFR428
Re: 1947-49 SLINGERLAND 7 x 14 *BLUE DIAMOND PEARL RADIO KING MODEL

Beautiful drum Mike thanks for sharing. I love seeing all your snare drums. Great collection!
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-22-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By FFR428
Re: Drumsticks

http://www.igendrumsticks.com/customdrumsticks.html

Jeff Rich makes full custom sticks. Any spec of yours and free logo printing. He does a hardening process that really makes them last. He made...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-17-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By FFR428
Re: [B]1939 WFL 7 x 14 WMP/FULL DRESS RAY BAUDUC TWIN STRAINER DIXIELAND SWING MODEL

The full dress patterns on this are stunning!! What a beauty Mike!
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-17-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By FFR428
Re: Drum badges how were they made?

Very good thank you~! Yes I agree the best way is to remove the badge. I'll see how it goes but may take you up on that offer. Thank you so much for that.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-16-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By FFR428
Re: Drum badges how were they made?

That is a beautiful reso you did on that badge! Do you know what that press and print process is called? I've googled till the cows came home with 0 results. Would be really cool to learn all about...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-16-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By FFR428
Re: Drum badges how were they made?

Thanks KO. I can see them doing that. Thanks!
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-16-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By FFR428
Drum badges how were they made?

There was a recent topic on the one of the FB Slingerland drum pages about the different colors used on some Slingerland cloud badges. And how to restore them. In specific the early cloud badges. I...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 04-15-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By FFR428
Re: WTB: Camco Reproduction Badges

Few days ago I saw some NOS Camco badges on one of the Facebook drum selling pages. Don't remember the page or seller sorry. I've never seen any of those NOS for sale before. So if your on FB poke...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-15-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Swivo-Matic Collet Issue

Thank you Mark! Also need to thank you for all your time and advise you give here....myself included! Great members like yourself makes VDF the special place it is.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-14-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Swivo-Matic Collet Issue

That's great to hear Josh. Happy it was a easy fix!!
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-08-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By FFR428
Re: “BIG BLUE” @ CT Drum show 2018

Hi Wayne I sure hope so! I've missed the last few years. Fun times!
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-07-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By FFR428
Re: “BIG BLUE” @ CT Drum show 2018

That's cool. I've only seen the "before" version.
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-01-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By FFR428
Re: Slingerland Pre '62 PINK Duco??

Skewing in strainer is common to see with these sadly. The strainer body is only stamped brass. Not the best design. The sides start to bend inward due to improper tension (over tightened!). Not the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-31-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By FFR428
Re: transporting your vintage drums

Wow have not seen a wagon before. Just the good ol 4 doors. I used to wonder how so many old cabs were still running. Until I found out Checker was around until 82. :-)
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-31-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 683
Posted By FFR428
Re: Tribute Drum

What a cool drum! Such a nice tribute. Great job~!!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-31-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Swivo-Matic Collet Issue

Have you tried swapping a different collet to see if it's the same issue? Take a close look at the threaded post and see if 1 section is slightly bent out of place. I have had to bend these on...
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