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Forum: Vintage Drums Yesterday, 01:58 AM
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Posted By amosguy
Re: Help please--paper tags, and what model is my Rogers?

No tags inside and '73 has me suspecting these should have the "famous 9/72" paper tags. They were about 3/4" x 3" approximately. They often fell off the interior. Look for possible glue residue...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-15-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By amosguy
Re: MIJ Kit fun

Looks pretty cool. Gonna have to get some oversize bags though I think....................;)
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-26-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By amosguy
Re: Removing surface scratches

Novis make 3 levels of polish that should help. Really deep scratches likely not gonna come out. Good luck. Shiny (with scratches even) will help the look.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-22-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By amosguy
Re: Tension rod query

Still check with the hardware store. Mine has ability to check both standard and metric threads.
Forum: For Sale 09-22-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By amosguy
5 Snare/Tom Project Shells Available

5 Project Shells (no BD shell). I was given these and do not know any brand or history information. They are not brand new shells. No nail holes around vents.

5 ply (thin-thick-thin-thick-thin)...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-22-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By amosguy
Re: Tension rod query

Assuming you have some original rods, take them to a hardware store and ask them to check the thread size and pitch. If you do not have the rods, take one of the lugs and ask them to check that...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 09-20-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By amosguy
Sonor Ruby Pearl Teardrop

After some maneuvering with 2 sets, I now have the sizes I wanted of 12-13-16-22. Even found a matching snare drum. 6 ply shells all around. Snare has replacement throw and butt plate that work...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-19-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By amosguy
Re: Camco experts!

Does the pad seem loose at all?
Maybe take the C clip off and the muffler pad. Should be able to see a way to put something under the pad before remounting to put some small pressure clip when back...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-15-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By amosguy
Re: Please help Identify L-Arm

Believe it is made of Unobtanium.

Please post your picture.


And Thank You.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-13-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By amosguy
Re: Repair Project

MUST RESIST. Do not need another project.......... Seems like a better deal might be possible.

Missing hardware can add couple of hundred to restoration costs.
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-01-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By amosguy
Re: Beware of this seller!!!

I would wonder if he actually had the set in the first place, and maybe trying to con someone out of payment long distance.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-28-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By amosguy
Re: Doug Clifford's CCR Camco kit.

Seem to remember reading somewhere that he went to 18" to compete with the stage volume.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-20-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,397
Posted By amosguy
Re: Rogers advice needed please! 20" Fullerton*bass drum spur collet catching on plat

Quick check - try reversing the spurs and see if that makes a difference. Also try switching the collets and see what that shows.

Take the plates off and take a picture of them side by side to...
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-09-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,153
Posted By amosguy
Re: Good news, I dont have to sell my drums

YES Indeed!

Maybe start hoarding packing material since you have a good start? Spare room in my basement has plenty as well, so I know of where I speak...............

Now enjoy the unexpected...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 07-06-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By amosguy
Re: Rogers tension rods

Have 6 70's Rogers rods with blips you can have if you need.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-29-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By amosguy
Re: Gretsch/W&A? Hi hat clutch-how to use this??

Think this my be missing some parts? Cannot see how it will tighten to the high hat rod.
Forum: For Sale 06-24-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By amosguy
Re: Sonor Teardrop Drums

Passed this along to a FB contact looking for a Teardrop set. Good luck.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-18-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By amosguy
Re: Are these part of drum set?

Have no idea. What does the seller say?

Do they have any clips or screw mount set up?
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-16-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By amosguy
Re: Rogers Swivo Cymbal Arm Question

Combination can be set up several ways with different combinations.
18" hex rod with threaded end by itself.
The tilter can be put on tom. The hex rod will bottom out before the cross pin - which...
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-13-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By amosguy
Re: New SCAM On eBay If you sell Please Read

Old scam actually.
Always a scam when I WANT TO BUY YOUR ITEM instead of mentioning the actual item for sale. They seem to auto generate with new listings. I get them on CL as well. Sometimes...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-12-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By amosguy
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-11-2020, 01:09 AM
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Views: 6,030
Posted By amosguy
Re: Is Anyone Still Using This Forum?

Check in at least twice a day.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-31-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,319
Posted By amosguy
Re: Sonor Teardrop 2

Any numbers imprinted inside?

Believe the 6 ply shells did not come out until later 60's. Badges?
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-29-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By amosguy
Re: Rogers Drums Identification

Check for paper tags inside. Rogers USA drums did not come with rim mounts standard. I have put them on my Rogers drum, so that is a possibility. The import Rogers did have some sets with the rim...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-25-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,141
Posted By amosguy
Re: Sonor Teardrop

There were no date markings inside the shells.
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