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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-06-2020, 01:21 AM
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Leedy threads and lug nuts

Hi all!
I have the opportunity to buy a 1920s Leedy snare with the four screw lugs. It’s in nice shape but missing quite a few tension rods. I know old leedy rods aren’t standard so my question is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-27-2020, 06:27 PM
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Posted By P-pangdrums
Snare beds on a 20ís Ludwig

Hi!
Iím close to buying a 20s Ludwig two piece brass snare. All is good except one little thing. In the picture Iíve seen of the drum it seems as if the snare bed is a little off center on the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-15-2020, 12:15 PM
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Views: 390
Posted By P-pangdrums
Re: Leedy speedway strainer info

Thank you so much for this info Mike Curotto! Just what I needed to know. I’ve seen so many Leedy drums with missing speedways, broken ones or just unoriginal strainers. I figured something must be...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-11-2020, 07:36 AM
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Posted By P-pangdrums
Leedy speedway strainer info

Hi!
Iím about to pull the trigger on a 30ís Leedy snare with speedway strainer. The strainer is complete and in working order. Having never used a snare with this strainer I have a few questions:...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-31-2019, 04:07 PM
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Views: 335
Posted By P-pangdrums
Re: Dent repair on 1930 Ludwig super

[QUOTE=vintagemore2000;455957]I'm in agreement with the crowd over on the DFO, just send it back, This dent really is at the most critical place on a drum, they didn't disclose it.[/

Thanks to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-30-2019, 10:46 AM
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Posted By P-pangdrums
Re: Dent repair on 1930 Ludwig super

A friend whoís a Backline tech as well as a maker of reproduction medieval armory(!) told me it might be possible to weld som kind of pin to the dent and use a glide hammer to pull it out.
Anybody...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-30-2019, 10:38 AM
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Views: 335
Posted By P-pangdrums
Re: Dent repair on 1930 Ludwig super

Thanks vintagemore2000! I think the side dents could be fixed fairly easy, it’s the one on the bearing edge that really bugs me. The listing said:few small dings and scratches but they are not...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-30-2019, 02:56 AM
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Views: 335
Posted By P-pangdrums
Dent repair on 1930 Ludwig super

Hi guys and gals!
I just bought a 6.5x14Ē 1930 Ludwig super snare from a store online. Itís got original tube lugs but the strainer and hoops are later replacements fitting the original holes.
When...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-06-2018, 08:21 PM
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Posted By P-pangdrums
Ludwig 1920s Mahogany Super

Hi!

I'm trying to decide if I should buy this drum or not. It's a Ludwig mahogany shell super 6,5x14 from the 1920's but it's in a little beat up condition and missing a few parts.
Someone...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-04-2017, 06:55 AM
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Posted By P-pangdrums
Early Superstar finish

Hi!
I'm about to buy an early Tama superstar set with re rings. The kit isn't in the best condition cosmetically, the kick and floor tom are severely sunburnt. I'm hoping to be able to repair or...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-20-2017, 03:08 AM
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Posted By P-pangdrums
15" snare side hoop

Looking for a snare side hoop for my 1290s ludwig 15" snare.
Preferably a single flange or no flange. A standard hoop will also do but it needs to be a 6 hole hoop.

Thanks/
Jonas
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-02-2017, 03:41 AM
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Posted By P-pangdrums
Re: Latest Star (Royal Star) drum shells: also early Tama drums?

Oh...just recalled this. I have a friend who has an Imperialstar set with the same shells. Check it out!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-02-2017, 03:27 AM
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Views: 2,737
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Re: Latest Star (Royal Star) drum shells: also early Tama drums?

Hi!
Old post I know... however, I just found a really early Tama for sale here in Sweden. It has the T-badges, square ones, with the text "Perfect Percussion"
I haven't been able to pick up the set...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-15-2016, 03:39 PM
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Views: 2,641
Posted By P-pangdrums
Re: Mystery MIJ tom, Star?

Thank you all and especially ARCHxANGEL for solving the mystery!
Awesome forumBowing
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-13-2016, 04:11 PM
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Views: 2,641
Posted By P-pangdrums
Re: Mystery MIJ tom, Star?

Hey Ralf, please enlighten me as I obviously missed something... Was someone else producing drums under the star name before -65?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-13-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,641
Posted By P-pangdrums
Re: Mystery MIJ tom, Star?

Hmmmm... The strange thing is that there are no extra holes. Should be there if someone added this mount later on, right? Also, the floor tom has the same shell configuration as the newer 13", not as...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-13-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,641
Posted By P-pangdrums
Re: Mystery MIJ tom, Star?

You're welcome Ralf! I spent a lot of time on your site, finding info and drooling over the pictures:)

I found some Star catalogs starting in 1961 over here:...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-13-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,641
Posted By P-pangdrums
Re: Mystery MIJ tom, Star?

Ok, so here's a picture showing the inside. Looks like a really thin three ply shell... Including a photo, for reference, showing the inside of a 13" star tom with rectangular badge. What do you...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-10-2016, 07:14 AM
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Views: 2,641
Posted By P-pangdrums
Re: Mystery MIJ tom, Star?

Thanks for all the replies! Love this forumYes Sir
The kit I'm buying is actually comprised of orphans... Hence I don't have the rest of the tom mount, wish I had... The 16" has a star badge and...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-08-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,641
Posted By P-pangdrums
Mystery MIJ tom, Star?

Hi!
I'm about to buy a star kit from the early 60's. 22" bass that lost its badge (all parts point to Star) 16" floor with the first version of the black badge and then a 13" tom. The 13" has lost...
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