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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-01-2020, 03:41 PM
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Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Modern heads on a vintage drum

Thanks for the help. I ended up making 8 cuts in the flesh hoop and still couldn't get it to seat. I had to get my guitarist to assist me and i was able to get it seated and back together. If i can...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-13-2020, 11:18 PM
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Views: 645
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Modern heads on a vintage drum

Hello All, Its been a while, but I am in need of some guidance. I have an aluminum bass drum from Barry that I am trying to resurrect for a drum set. It measures 23" and I was able to find 23" Remo...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-06-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,803
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Bass drum riser questions

I use this riser on my premier 18 bass drum and 20 " MIJ bass drums with danmar clip on spurs. It works great to center the beater.
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-03-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 783
Posted By thomasehirshiii
W&A on craigslist in Framingham MA for $600

Please tell me one of you guys here got this set. I responded 4 hours after the add appeared and was to late.crying2-07

Please post pics if you did.
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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-08-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,195
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Lessening Yellowing on Slingy WMP

A few members have had success with the retrobright method. If you search the forum you can see a few examples such as this:...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-19-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,105
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Anyone ever see this tom mount before?

If I recall correctly the tube was 5/8" or possibly 3/4" on both sides
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-19-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,105
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Anyone ever see this tom mount before?

I think what you need is is similar to the tom mount in this picture.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-19-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,105
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Anyone ever see this tom mount before?

I used to have a MIJ that had that same mount on both the tom and bass drum. The hardware that mounted the tom to the base was 2 identical tubes about 6 inches long connected in the middle with a nut...
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-27-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,275
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: It's Not All About the Bass

Check out rule #2 at about 2:00 minutes

How to get your band ready for the studio - part 1 - YouTube

Glen Fricker is hysterical
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-25-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Nick Mensa

Sad to hear about this. His work on Rust in Peace was quite influential on me when it was released.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-24-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,918
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Christmas

Merry Christmas and happy New Year to All
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-09-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,838
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Wee bit of madness

I have a ludwig junior pedal from the 20's or 30's if your interested. I'll even be in CT this weekend...
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-25-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,239
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Rust never sleeps

+1 on the evaporust. That stuff is great.
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-16-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Keeping time with the other hand?

Don Famularo refers to this as open handed handed technique. He has a couple good books on the topic. The weaker side, Open handed playing Vol 1 & 2.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-13-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: How Rare is Rare - Tama Superstar

There is a set of of the Tama Superstar shells in the super maple finish on craigslist.
http://newyork.craigslist.org/wch/msg/5295569889.html
perhaps you could use these to get the missing sizes...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-13-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,353
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Another Bollero

love that wrap!
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 10-07-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 18,976
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Krut

I have a set (10/14 hats/16/18/20/22) that I use with my crown MIJ kit. I also use a 14 & 15 w/rivets with my roto kit. I was using a pair of 13 hats but couldn't get enough volume out of them. The...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-01-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Wrap stabilization

I was cleaning up an old MIJ snare and would like to prevent the crack in the wrap from getting worse. I was thinking about attaching wrap to a piece of drum head as opposed to the shell since the...
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-22-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,207
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Drum microphones

I have the CAD pro-7 mics that I use to record. I've been pretty satisfied with them. They cost $200 new so if they are in working order I would say the $100 seems like a reasonable price.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-25-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 834
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: 14" x 14" Floor Tom wanted

I have a 14" in blue sparkle.
No badge
same lugs/leg mounts as the 16" vibra you got with the kit.
thick shell no re-rings
someone painted the interior blue at some point.
Reso lugs have been...
Forum: For Sale 06-17-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,113
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Drum Collection For Sale

What's the config of the star clear acrylic and do you have pics you can share? thanks.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-17-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,549
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: What modern kit would you choose ?

+1 on the Jenkins-Martin drums in Blaemire green
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-23-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,544
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Hoshino

As far as I know drums with the Hoshino badge are the Hoshino Kougyou. The lugs don't match the star lugs either.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-22-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,544
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Hoshino

Pretty reasonable for a MIJ drums with the extras. If you like them go for it.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-21-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,004
Posted By thomasehirshiii
Re: Possibly my best score yet

As a fan of green sparkle I think the snare looks fantastic. Kudos for bringing the original wrap back to life.
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