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Forum: For Sale 02-28-2021, 01:20 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By JFBL
Re: Early 60s Sonor Teardrop ‘Chicago’ drum set

Thanks TDK! So true. Hi Wayne, I'll send you a message.
Forum: For Sale 02-25-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By JFBL
Forum: For Sale 02-25-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By JFBL
Early 60s Sonor Teardrop ‘Chicago’ drum set

Early 60s Sonor Teardrop set in Black Galaxy Sparkle with matching snare.Snare has the coveted offset Teardrop lugs. Killer sounding drums, these thin ply European Beechwood drums really sing. Takes...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-13-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,683
Posted By JFBL
Re: Would You

I agree with K.O. 14 inch floor tom, untouched with the more desirable bass drum size, and with a 12? I say this isn't such a bad deal. Those 14 inch floor toms alone are pretty desirable. Yes the...
Forum: For Sale 03-18-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,541
Posted By JFBL
Re: **RARE** Big R New Mahogany with 14"x20" BD, 4 pc set with '67 COB Dyna-Sonic sna

These are beautiful drums at a great price. Someone will be very happy!
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-13-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,618
Posted By JFBL
Re: Kudos to johnnyringo!

Goooood karma :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-11-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,168
Posted By JFBL
Re: SoCal Treasure

Beautiful man. That finish ages so well!
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-06-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,201
Posted By JFBL
Re: Bop/Jazz Kits

I happily take my vintage gear out to gig, I want to PLAY it. I don't have any flawless museum pieces and don't care about that kind of thing. :) I just take care of it and never keep it in the car...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-06-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 879
Posted By JFBL
Gretsch 1969 Transition Era Snare, Walnut

Hi all,

I am looking for a specific Gretsch snare from the 1969/70 Transition era, in Walnut finish. Either Round Badge or Stop Sign Badge.

BONUS POINTS: The drum has a paper tag bearing a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-17-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,471
Posted By JFBL
Re: Interesting CL Ad In NJ

If I needed a Gretsch kit and could spare the time, I'd be in the car :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-13-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,640
Posted By JFBL
Re: Why Play Vintage?

I like the wood, I like the metal, I like the parts, I like the smell, I like the sound.
Forum: For Sale 02-12-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,235
Posted By JFBL
Re: 1968 Ludwig Mod Orange Hollywood Set

I love Mod Orange, it's one of my favourite finishes and the era is perfect for me, but I'm out of the game at that price.

EDIT: Hahaha - saw that this was an old post that got resurrected, still...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-06-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,899
Posted By JFBL
Re: Down beats

Yeah, I think he says on the ad someone swapped out the rail consolette for the mount, but I'm not sure.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-06-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,899
Posted By JFBL
Re: Down beats

Here is another one for sale locally, $2500 Canadian approx $1800 USD. Love this finish!
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-04-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,899
Posted By JFBL
Re: Down beats

Here's one in Vegas, and if my eyes don't deceive me it includes a Downbeat snare. And that snare looks like a Transition Badge Downbeat snare.
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Forum: Vintage Drums 02-01-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,767
Posted By JFBL
Re: Approx value? LUDWIG Keystone 1959 Trans badge JAZZ"DownBeat"

I've had a similiar run with finishes... Although they made 4x13s, this one is one of the 4x14s.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-01-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,767
Posted By JFBL
Re: Approx value? LUDWIG Keystone 1959 Trans badge JAZZ"DownBeat"

Hi all,

Here are some clean high resolution photos (https://photos.app.goo.gl/ouKZtvmZv16y5s8j8). This drum is just beautiful, played her again for hours last night, still haven't touched the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-31-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,767
Posted By JFBL
Re: Approx value? LUDWIG Keystone 1959 Trans badge JAZZ"DownBeat"

Hey all, I got the drum yesterday and spent hours last night playing, it sounds amazing! I was shocked at how great it sounded out of the gate. It arrived tuned up properly at a medium pitch and I...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-28-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,767
Posted By JFBL
Ludwig: 1959 Transition Badge Downbeat Snare

It took a while but this baby is on the way! I can't wait. It's all original and very clean.

I have the "matching" set in late 60s Gold Sparkle, in more sizes and configurations than is polite to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-28-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,569
Posted By JFBL
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-28-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,981
Posted By JFBL
Re: Got a rare Orange Trident kit (by Capelle)

I've heard about those sets. Very cool.

http://www.vintagedrumguide.com/orange_drums_catalogs.htm
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-26-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,569
Posted By JFBL
Re: Maybe I should Have Kept These Drums

Do you mean the kit you were playing in the 90s Mitch? Didn't you have a 20/12/14 in natural maple? I loved those drums, sounded so good!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-20-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 20,371
Posted By JFBL
Re: This is the Display Your Sonor Drums Thread

That is a beautiful set KCDD. Glad to hear it's almost all together :)
(I didn't know about the logo anomalies in the Sonor pool, interesting!)
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-11-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,518
Posted By JFBL
Re: OMG Say it isn't so . . . Neal Peart has passed

RIP Neil Peart. So sad for his family, Geddy and Alex and the Rush family and his many friends - some that he knew, some that he didn’t.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-11-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 20,371
Posted By JFBL
Re: This is the Display Your Sonor Drums Thread

Ever sell a kit and regret it?

I sold this set a few years ago but saw them pop up for sale locally a few weeks ago... Snagged them again. Early 60s Sonor in Black Galaxy Sparkle, my favourite...
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