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Forum: For Sale 06-03-2018, 09:43 AM
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1958 George Way 5.5x14 Snare Drum Black Diamond Pearl

$400 shipped UPS

In good condition with some nicks and scratches. A couple of the lug casings have stress cracks where the swivel nuts tension against them. One has been replaced with a modern DW...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-03-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,947
Posted By NSparkman
Re: This is the Display Your Walberg & Auge Drums Thread

Thanks! If I remember correctly, it's a 15" deep by 14" diameter. I don't think it was 16" deep.
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-06-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,947
Posted By NSparkman
Re: This is the Display Your Walberg & Auge Drums Thread

My 1968 W&A 20,12,14,14 kit in Oyster Black. Very interesting kit, but I've never seen a Walberg set that wasn't!!
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-08-2017, 09:15 PM
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Views: 679
Posted By NSparkman
Re: Early Gretsch Bass Drum Pedal 30-40's??

That's the one! Is that a personal catalog scan? I scoured the web with no luck. Thank you!

-Nathan
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-08-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By NSparkman
Early Gretsch Bass Drum Pedal 30-40's??

I can't find any information on Gretsch hardware before the 1960's but I have this old pedal that I'm trying to identify. Definitely has the Gretsch logo on the remnants of the sticker but I can't...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 03-07-2017, 07:14 PM
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Views: 1,899
Posted By NSparkman
1969 Ludwig Super Classic w/Symphonic BDP

I purchased this years ago from the original owner's son. It came with the matching Supraphonic (which i didn't photo but still have) and original hardware and trap case! I later added the Symphonic...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 02-26-2017, 04:16 PM
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Views: 1,921
Posted By NSparkman
Pyramid o' Drums

Bored on a Sunday so I though I'd dust off some old drums. A combined age of over 600 years!

Top to bottom, left to right:

Yamaha Maple Custom Absolute 5.5x14 in Green Sparkle Lacquer
Rogers...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-19-2017, 09:28 PM
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Views: 699
Posted By NSparkman
WFL Strainer

Looking for a WFL snare strainer. Willing to purchase or trade for 70's P-85, 60's P83 or 60's P84. Thanks for the help!

Here is the one...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-19-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By NSparkman
Re: Ebay seller from Japan listing used items for triple their value!

I'm curious why you reported him to Ebay. Having purchased a couple of items from this seller, I have never had any issues. Sure, I paid a lot for some discontinued drums but it was just a situation...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 12-24-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,268
Posted By NSparkman
Re: 1969 Walberg & Auge "Downbeat" OBP

The drums are 7-ply maple. The floor tom and snare sound great! The bass drum is a little thin sounding despite many different head variations. The 12" oversize shell does not accommodate heads very...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 12-18-2016, 05:12 PM
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Views: 2,268
Posted By NSparkman
1969 Walberg & Auge "Downbeat" OBP

8x12, 15x14, 14x20, 5x14 Gretsch jasper shells with clear interior (except 12" which has silver anodized painted interior.) 5-69 RGB on toms and bass and 4-69 on snare. Gretsch lugs / hoops / bass...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-18-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,402
Posted By NSparkman
Re: Just completed!

Is this original Galaxy or a re-wrap? If not original, where did you get the wrap. It looks fantastic!!
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 12-15-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,897
Posted By NSparkman
Re: 1960's Camco Aristocrat Moss Green

Stallwart, there are a couple of oddball things about this kit. The floor tom appears to be either factory drilled for the standard brackets or was not drilled for any brackets and they were...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-11-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 15,048
Posted By NSparkman
Re: This is the Display Your Camco Drums Thread

Here's my moss green Aristocrat with "matching" snare. Complete with Camco stands and pedals. My favorite kit I own.
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 12-11-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,897
Posted By NSparkman
1960's Camco Aristocrat Moss Green

All original down to the thick tension rod washers and hex and wrench.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 07-13-2015, 10:55 PM
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Views: 596
Posted By NSparkman
Camco 500 or 900 Hihat Stand

Will trade or buy. I'd really like to play one of these! Is someone willing to part with one? Thanks!

-Nathan
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-19-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By NSparkman
Camco / Slingerland Stand Feet

Anyone know where to find reproductions? Floor tom leg rubber tips work on Ludwig but just can't stretch over the bigger legs of Camco or Slingerland stands. Any help would be much appreciated!
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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-19-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 717
Posted By NSparkman
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-19-2015, 02:23 PM
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Views: 717
Posted By NSparkman
Sligerland / Camco Stand Feet

Anyone know where to find reproductions? Floor tom leg rubber tips work on Ludwig but just can't stretch over the bigger legs of Camco or Slingerland stands. Any help would be much appreciated!
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Forum: For Sale 04-24-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 701
Posted By NSparkman
Gretsch 1950's 3 Ply Snare Shell w/ 8 Lugs

Shell is in fair condition with a few issues. The innermost ply has a few cracks through some of the mounting holes. There are multiple extra holes where an aftermarket strainer and butt were added....
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-24-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 781
Posted By NSparkman
Re: Vintage George Way set

Where is this set for sale, exactly?
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-08-2015, 06:10 PM
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Views: 1,323
Posted By NSparkman
Walberg & Auge Help!

I have a 1958 W&A snare in Anniversary Sparkle that is missing a strainer part. After years of searching, I found (what I though to be) a replacement part. It turns out it is a later version and...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-29-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,092
Posted By NSparkman
Re: Camco Project

Here are the completed drums. These sound incredible! This is by far the best sounding 20" bass drum I've ever played. I'm hooked. Now, to find a 12" tom...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-29-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By NSparkman
Re: Ludwig Clutch

Which one are you looking for exactly? Plastic or metal handled T bolt? I believe I have a few.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-23-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,092
Posted By NSparkman
Re: Camco Project

I went to a local Sherwin Williams Paint store and had them mix a can of Minwax water-based stain. The color is called "Green Tea." Unfortunately they only mix a minimum of one quart so I have enough...
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