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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-14-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By kevins
Re: Slingerland Re-wrap opinions

I've had good success removing glue residue using Xylene. Be sure to mask and glove-up and aerate your work space; quite strong. Tape all holes, it can damage interior finishes. I finish with mineral...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 03-25-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By kevins
Re: 1920’s Leedy in Black Onyx

Amazing, thanks for posting:)
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-17-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By kevins
Re: Reverb - in other carts

Yes the Ebay offer thing happens with me fairly often too.
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 03-14-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By kevins
Re: Slingerland "Modern Jazz” Outfit

Very nice, very jealous...lol
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Forum: Vintage Drums 03-13-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By kevins
Re: New Scam

Thanks, Dan !!
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-03-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By kevins
Re: Butt for Ludwig Standard snare

Very cool, thank you
Kev
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-03-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By kevins
Butt for Ludwig Standard snare

Does this Script P83 (Pre 1969ish) have the same mounting footprint (2.5 inches) as the newer P85 .. ?
Thanks
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-17-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By kevins
Re: Slingerland bass tuning nightmare

Perhaps a bad head .. ??
If you've tightened it above the tone of the floor tom, it could also be stretched to the point that it just won't tune at this point?
Just throwing it out there, I've not...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-28-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By kevins
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-27-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By kevins
Re: Lug maintenance/restoration

I use felt for lug padding.
Same stuff I use to cut felt strips for a bass drum head muffler.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-19-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By kevins
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-21-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,028
Posted By kevins
Re: Would you trade?

I'd make the trade if the Vistas are in good shape regarding all the condition issues already mentioned.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-17-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By kevins
Re: 1920's Leedy Engraved Elite

Thanks for sharing the techniques and products .. !!
Well done !!
Kevin
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-16-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By kevins
Re: 1920's Leedy Engraved Elite

Amazing come-back, Michael .. !!
How long did it take, and can you share some about the procedure you used?
Thanks .. !!
Kev
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-15-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By kevins
Re: Oliver Ditson Co. Boston New York

Awesome site and information there .. !!
Thanks for sharing .. !!
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-02-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 43,703
Posted By kevins
Re: This is the Display Your Slingerland Drums Thread

A few more .....
Late 70s Modern Solo .... And again in WMP, never should have sold that one, darn .... 60s Student Model in Mahogany
70s Sound King, got a deep-dish one also somewhere...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-02-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 43,703
Posted By kevins
Re: This is the Display Your Slingerland Drums Thread

Some have come and gone, some are still "in the fold"
60s 3-ply .... 60s Artist solid shell ....late 50s Krupa Deluxe .... 70s Chrome over wood .... 30s Professional Model
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-01-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,373
Posted By kevins
Re: Hello......Is This Thing Working?

It may not be gangbusters busy around here, but just as an example...
For JimmySticks, and I'm not picking on you, but I found it gratifying to see that since your first post on 7-7-2019 you have:...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-01-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,373
Posted By kevins
Re: Hello......Is This Thing Working?

Just posted this from my phone...🤗
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-30-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,373
Posted By kevins
Re: Hello......Is This Thing Working?

You may have to bend it slightly to get the Ludwig strainer to fit.
I've taken a few of them off Slingerland snares after finding a Rapid strainer to replace it with.
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Forum: Vintage Drums 09-11-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,353
Posted By kevins
Re: Slingerland Deluxe Student Sparkling Green Pearl

It's a 7 incher.
I've enjoyed playing this rascal today.....glad y'all had a question or two about her.
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Forum: Vintage Drums 09-11-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,353
Posted By kevins
Re: Slingerland Deluxe Student Sparkling Green Pearl

I pulled out the drum, and yes, the snare bridge was added at some point. It's a 3-ply shell. Sounds great!
Kev
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-07-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,353
Posted By kevins
Re: Slingerland Deluxe Student Sparkling Green Pearl

Yessir! A deep dish Student RK from the 50's and an Aluminum Student from the 70's.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-06-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,353
Posted By kevins
Re: Slingerland Deluxe Student Sparkling Green Pearl

Super fine example, as always, from you, Mark.
Congrats .. !!
I also have a soft spot for the "Student Series" offerings from Slingerland. I lean towards the Student Model, but there's a Deluxe in...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-14-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By kevins
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