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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-29-2019, 10:37 AM
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Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers Luxor Champagne Sparkle

Hi Jim!

Yes, I chase the threads manually! Your drum project sounds great. Don't forget to post pictures when it's complete.

-Mark
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-29-2019, 10:36 AM
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Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers Luxor Champagne Sparkle

Hi Jeff! Thanks! Finding this shell, with original champagne sparkle wrap, is a nice addition to my collection. I didn't mind transferring the parts from the original silver sparkle shell, since this...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-28-2019, 09:08 PM
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Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers Luxor Champagne Sparkle

Ok, just wanted to be sure what you wanted to do. For myself, I very rarely lubricate the tension rods anymore. What I normally do is to chase the threads of the lug inserts with a 12-24 tap to...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-28-2019, 04:07 PM
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Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers Luxor Champagne Sparkle

Are you talking about putting grease on the tension rods?

-Mark
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-28-2019, 02:07 PM
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Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers Luxor Champagne Sparkle

Here are some pictures of the finished drum. Because I wanted to test the sound, I installed the vintage Remo head that came with the original Silver Sparkle Luxor shell. The drum sounds woody and...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-28-2019, 02:04 PM
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Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers Luxor Champagne Sparkle

Hi Jim!

Here's a picture of the greases I normally will use. For the Bantam strainer, I went with the "waterproof" grease. It's a bluish-green grease. I applied a thin coating, with a Q-tip, to...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-27-2019, 07:36 PM
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Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers Luxor Champagne Sparkle

Thanks...greatly appreciated!

-Mark
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-27-2019, 12:20 PM
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Posted By idrum4fun
Rogers Luxor Champagne Sparkle

I recently acquired a very nice Rogers Luxor snare drum shell, wrapped in original Champagne Sparkle. I have the same drum, but with a faded Silver Sparkle wrap, in my collection. I'm transferring...
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