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Forum: Vintage Drums 01-17-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
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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: 369
Posted By kevins
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-27-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 369
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: 201
Posted By kevins
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-21-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,487
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: 884
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: 884
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: 562
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: 40,800
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: 40,800
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: 3,521
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: 3,521
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: 3,521
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.
Clapping Happy2Clapping Happy2
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-11-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,886
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.
Clapping Happy2Clapping Happy2
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-11-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,886
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: 1,886
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: 1,886
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: 502
Posted By kevins
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-17-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,763
Posted By kevins
Re: MIJ kit on Ebay

Hi Mark.
What year is the cat scan, please?
Thanks!
Kevin
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-22-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,763
Posted By kevins
Re: MIJ kit on Ebay

Hi Mark
Do you know what year your the Sears catalog scan is?
Thanks
Kev
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-11-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,773
Posted By kevins
Re: Is Anyone Still Using This Forum?

I'm here twice a day, morning and evening...Cool1
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-02-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By kevins
Re: Correct width and finish for Keystone Ludwig Bass Hoops

I've always used a satin finish when refurbing bass hoops with good results.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-02-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By kevins
Re: Happy 79th Birthday, Charlie

I feel a lot younger now.
Happy, Happy, Charlie.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-02-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By kevins
Re: Change lugs or leave them

If inclined to change them, why not to the same lugs on the bass drum?
Would have a Club Date-ish look to them.
Just throwing it out there.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-22-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,932
Posted By kevins
Re: Slingerland Cordova

I like 'em .. !!
For me, I'd go between 5 and 6 for them. That's mainly cuz they aren't a popular finish.
And, depending on how badly the FT resonant rim is scratched up from setting it down on a...
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