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Forum: Vintage Drums 03-12-2018, 09:30 AM
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Posted By Atomic
Re: This is the Display Your George Way Drums Thread

Okay, here is what I hope will be the first of a few George Way sets in my collection! Stunning drums sonically and visually. Yes Sir
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-13-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,233
Posted By Atomic
Re: This is the Display Your George Way Drums Thread

Are we allowed to post new generation George H Way sets from Ronn Dunnett here?
Of course they are not true vintage, but faithful vintage recreations, so thought I should ask first.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-18-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By Atomic
Re: new member with Vox/Trixon kit

Very nice set GlenB - Lovely drums. Keep on Pl
Forum: For Sale 02-09-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,920
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Forum: Wanted to Buy 02-09-2017, 11:22 AM
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Views: 590
Posted By Atomic
1963 Slingerland Set Wanted

I'm searching for a 1963 date stamped Slingerland set to purchase.
Must be in good condition and willing to be shipped.

I will consider any set, but ideally looking for a Stageband 74N.

Thank...
Forum: For Sale 02-08-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,920
Posted By Atomic
Forum: For Sale 02-07-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,920
Posted By Atomic
Rare Immaculate 1960ís Hoshino / Tama Vintage 14x5" Snare Drum

1960’s Hoshino / Tama Vintage 14x5” Six Lug Wood Snare Drum In ‘Fine Gold’.

This 1960’s Hoshino vintage Snare drum is incredibly rare find especially in a totally immaculate condition and with the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-09-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By Atomic
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-12-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,340
Posted By Atomic
Re: Slingerland Hi-Hat ID Required

I'll answer my own question as I have just found the #809 first appearing in the 1979 catalog. :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-11-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,084
Posted By Atomic
Re: The Future Of Collecting Vintage Drums?

There have been many interesting, heartwarming and realistic posts in this thread.

Certainly plenty of food for thought for myself and I hope others, so thank you to everyone who responded and...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-10-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By Atomic
Information On The Chicago Drum Show?

Having missed being in the Windy for the Chicago Drum Show by 24 hours last year, I may make a dedicated trip over this year just to attend the show and to check out some stores.

Is the show more...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-06-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Atomic
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-06-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Atomic
Is This Cymbal Arm Slingerland?

I know the bottom bracket is Slingerland, but how about the tube arm? Can anyone confirm if it is? Thank you.
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-03-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,084
Posted By Atomic
The Future Of Collecting Vintage Drums?

Since 1985, but more so in the last 7 years, I have collected vintage drum equipment that represents a period in time in either sound or vision, from the last 100 years.

Having been fortunate to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-01-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By Atomic
Re: When did Slingerland top of the line kits stop being called "Radio Kings?"

Having been able to view the photos now, I would suggest that kit if the drums are 14x22" / 16x16" / 9x13" with a 5.5x14" snare, it is a 1959 'Gene Krupa Deluxe Ensemble'.

If the snare has the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-01-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By Atomic
Re: When did Slingerland top of the line kits stop being called "Radio Kings?"

I'm by no means an expert, but the kits appeared to lose the Radio King name around 1956, yet it seems individual drums were still being issued as Radio Kings in the 1959 catalog?
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-19-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,020
Posted By Atomic
Re: Would Anyone Here Have A 1958 & 1959 Slingerland catalogs?

Thank you, I had seen those pages but it doesn't have the missing years I wanted to check.

Thanks anyway. :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-19-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,020
Posted By Atomic
Would Anyone Here Have A 1958 & 1959 Slingerland catalogs?

Would anyone here have the either or both of the 1958 and 1959 Slingerland catalogs they could kindly let me have a pdf of or jpgs from?

I want to see how the kits and technology evolved year on...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-17-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By Atomic
Slingerland Bass Attchments - How Rare?

I am currently looking at options to one day add a Slingerland to my collection.

Many outfits naturally seem to be missing parts, so could anyone tell me are these particular parts as rare as hens...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-16-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,271
Posted By Atomic
Re: Does Any U.S. Kit Define These Decades?

Wonderful post! :)

That is exactly what I am doing here in the UK.
My collection is on the link below which is a website currently in build.

The whole point of this thread, for me personally,...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-14-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By Atomic
Re: Which Year Is This Slingerland?

Thank you and for the link which I hadn't seen.
I had based it on other kits I had seen that people had given a year of manufacture.

That will help a lot! :)

I need to get serial numbers and...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-14-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By Atomic
Re: Which Year Is This Slingerland?

Another kit I am looking at has theses serial numbers and this badge.

Is this a circa 1977 kit?
370027
368279
368219
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-14-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By Atomic
Re: Which Year Is This Slingerland?

Thank you, I can see that having found a good image of the original wrap.
That opens a can of worms I guess... :(
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-14-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,271
Posted By Atomic
Re: Does Any U.S. Kit Define These Decades?

Very interesting, I didn't know that it had crossed into the jazz market and was such an established model.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-13-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By Atomic
Re: Which Year Is This Slingerland?

Thanks guys.

I assume the chrome setomatic would then tie it in with the tube legged 809 and Rocket stands?

Any closer idea on the date?

It has had a re-wrap. Not ever having seen an...
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