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Forum: General Drum Questions 09-05-2018, 06:18 PM
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Sticky: Seller Feedback
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Posted By Vater
Re: Seller Feedback

I meant to come back to this thread and humbly apologize. A couple weeks ago I came across the package that FloydZKing sent, I think even before I made the post above. It sat in a pile of old mail...
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-09-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 362
Sticky: Seller Feedback
Views: 91,641
Posted By Vater
Re: Seller Feedback

It's still there! I live 10 minutes from it. Was it a strip club when you played there? Because it is now...
Forum: For Sale 07-09-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Vater
Re: Rogers Black Diamond Pearl Drums

I'd be interested if I didn't already own a Dayton era BDP Londonder. :)
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-09-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 362
Sticky: Seller Feedback
Views: 91,641
Posted By Vater
Re: Seller Feedback

I didn't have the best transaction with FloydZKing. Not a huge deal as it wasn't a high dollar purchase, thankfully. Started out fine, but didn't receive all the parts agreed upon. I received an...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 07-03-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By Vater
Re: WTB 60s MIJ Star hardware (Lyra/Majestic)

Bumping this because I'm still in need of the following:

(6) Tension rods - 2 1/2"
(1) Bass drum mounted cymbal L-arm
(1) Baseball bat style muffler for Lyra snare

The L-arm and muffler...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-06-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By Vater
Re: WTB 60s MIJ Star hardware (Lyra/Majestic)

That would be great, thanks FloydZKing. Please let me know what you find!
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-04-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By Vater
WTB 60s MIJ Star hardware (Lyra/Majestic)

I'm looking for:

(6) Tension rods - 1 3/4"
(6) Tension rods - 2 1/2"
(1) Triple flanged tom hoop - 13", 6 hole
(1) Bass drum mounted cymbal L-arm
(1) Baseball bat style muffler for Lyra snare...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-21-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Vater
Re: Gretsch Renown?

Ok, I just (re)discovered the Gretsch dating guide:dating guideI'd actually found this many months ago but never read in its entirety, then forgot about it. Here's a somewhat blurry closeup of my...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-20-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Vater
Re: Gretsch Renown?

Awesome, thank you both. It's obviously a 4103, and now I feel like a moron since the model # is stamped on the paper tag.

Does the serial number help determine approximate age?
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-14-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Vater
Gretsch Renown?

I'm not well versed in Gretsch drums at all...yet this 5x14 wood WMP round badge has been my go to snare for years. Bought it off ebay and picked it up from a music store in Maryland (can't even...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-07-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Vater
Re: Zim Gar snare - decent price?

The toms and bass drums can be made to sound very good, however. So considering how well many MIJ drums (in general, not necessarily the snares, which I agree don't sound very good) age, I'm not...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-07-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Vater
Re: Zim Gar snare - decent price?

Good call. I wouldn't pay anywhere close to $100 for any MIJ snare of that caliber. I paid $60 including shipping for a 6-lug Star brand snare from ebay, only because it had some fairly uncommon...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-29-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Vater
Re: Vater gretsch

I approve of this kit. :)
Forum: For Sale 08-22-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By Vater
Re: Rogers wmp holiday kit

I wonder if you'd garner more interest if you took photos of the kit setup with all the hardware and sold both lots as one full set. It'd be a shame to separate those stands from the set as both are...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-15-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By Vater
Re: What is a good price for this vintage Rogers set??

See, I think 2.5k is a pretty reasonable offer. By no means did I think the seller will fetch $4k, but felt it's a somewhat reasonable ask given all that's included. It may be "just a Londoner" but...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-15-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By Vater
Re: What is a good price for this vintage Rogers set??

Yeah, I'm always skeptical when I see Rogers drums at a much higher than average price, but after seeing what's included, $4k doesn't seem unreasonable. All original stands, pedals, throne, Rogers...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-08-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,485
Posted By Vater
Re: An Estate Sale Find

You're correct, it's up to you based on your personal taste. I know many purists wouldn't touch the hoops, but others would. Personally speaking, I think it depends on the drum. If it's truly a...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-08-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By Vater
Re: Leban Drums

Awesome! Good luck, DrumBob, please post pics if you do pick it up.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-08-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By Vater
Re: Rogers Buddy Rich Drums

Exactly what I was thinking. My Dayton era 1969 Londoner has tags from all over--12" is Fullerton, 13" is Dayton, and 20" is Cleveland (16" is tagless). They just used whatever tags they had...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-05-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By Vater
Re: Leban Drums

I found the kit you're looking at. Very cool finish, but in my opinion not worth the asking price. Seems like it's priced that high because of the rare wrap, but man...I'd expect to see a complete...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-02-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By Vater
Re: 1940 Radio King Super Krupa 7x14 WMP

Link seems to be missing...

Edit: Just saw the pics posted in the WMP group on Facebook. Gorgeous! :)
Forum: For Sale 07-31-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By Vater
Re: 1967 Vintages Rogers left hand kit

I'll also pile on and say much better photos are needed. The only way I can tell it's a Blue Onyx kit is because your post says it is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-31-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Vater
Re: My Ludwig kit is finished ...

One thing I've learned is not to apologize for making yourself happy about the look of your drums. Sure, you'll never please everyone, and the purists may break out in hives, and depending on what...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-28-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Vater
Re: Rogers Swivo Mount

What amosguy said. I bought a couple Yamaha arms (the exact one in your photo) to mount my Rogers drums on a rack years ago, and the tapered part fits in the mount, but won't go further without a...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-27-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By Vater
Re: Thoughts on mixing 50s & Modern HHs?

If you like the sound, that's all that matters. The great thing about percussion (i.e. creating a sound by hitting something with something else) is the practically unlimited amount of stuff you can...
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