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Forum: Vintage Drums 04-14-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Olimpass
Re: Chicago Drum Show 2021

I’m glad the shows at Kane County fairgrounds again. The bummer part for me is the $20 entrance fee without any artists for clinics. Still a great place to find vintage parts as well as new stuff,...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-24-2021, 12:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 567
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Can't access this website most of the time

It’s been happening to me too. Can’t access website all the time.
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-22-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Used kit flips

Thanks all for replies!
What I like about my Sound Percussion kit is the fact that the bass drum and floor tom are 8 luggers. The 10” tom is 6 lug. The snare, not so good is a 6 lug.
Also found out...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-21-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Olimpass
Used kit flips

So I’ve recently purchased a (Sound Percussion) used kit at a reasonable price. No name hi hat cymbals and a crash/ride with hardware shown. I clean it up nice, put new pro batter heads all around,...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-07-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By Olimpass
Re: I was bored and i had shells lying around

You’ve made my kit! Thank you citizen!
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-01-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,476
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Bonham & Vistalites

John Bonham played that North looking kit on this with Paul McCartney.

https://youtu.be/QaTHAmWhIgA

https://youtu.be/sy-k1ZtYbMM
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-23-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Olimpass
Re: What's this antique pedal?

Very informative video with Daniel Glass. Talks about an overhang pedal about 8 minutes into vid.

https://youtu.be/BH-jVncTJbg
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-18-2021, 03:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Pearl fiberglass kit

Itís a model F5 fiberglass kit. Not the wood-fiberglass.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-30-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Check this out WFL set on....

Really cool. Iíd love to try that snare drum with its Zephyr lugs.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-30-2021, 02:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By Olimpass
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-24-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Olimpass
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-24-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Slingerland Push Buttons

Lol, that was awesome.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-23-2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Olimpass
Re: I have never seen a bridge like this on a Jupiter Snare

My point is, there is no non- parallel version of a Jupiter.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-23-2021, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Slingerland Push Buttons

I agree with resorting to using a rod same diameter or a little smaller to help force the leg out if it does not work the way I’ve mentioned. If you try it the way I’ve mentioned, you can compress...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-23-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Olimpass
Re: I have never seen a bridge like this on a Jupiter Snare

If it doesnít have a parallel strainer, itís not a Jupiter.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-22-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Slingerland Push Buttons

Looking at the picture on the left, the one that’s going in at an angle, looks like the L shaped part has come off the ledge or shelf it is supposed to lean on. Looks like you’ll have maneuver that...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-18-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Slingerland Push Buttons

You’ll probably need three hands for this (or mount it back on the drum). You’ll need to maybe try a small screwdriver to push on the same surface that the push button is pushing to compress that...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-17-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Slingerland Push Buttons

You’ll need to remove the leg mount screws from the inside of the floor tom first.
I’ve found a picture of the inside of a leg mount and solutions others have used as replacements. I don’t like...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-11-2021, 03:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,783
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Need A Kit

Hi johnnyringo. You may be able to find a kit locally pretty cheap instead of paying for shipping which may cost as much as just buying locally. I’ve found some good deals this way.
Just an option...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-10-2021, 03:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Pearl fiberglass kit

Thanks for the info!
That CB700 snare (I thought may have been aluminum but a magnet sticks) is the first I’ve seen also. I took it apart completely, cleaned up and put new heads, tension rod...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-09-2021, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Olimpass
Re: WFL Twin Sensitive metal shells

Few more pics for reference :
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-08-2021, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Olimpass
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-08-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By Olimpass
Re: MIJ Kit fun

Thanks for the replies! Iím slowly getting a little more done.
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-08-2021, 12:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Kid Stuff

Thanks idrum4fun!
The ingenuity came from watching lots of videos, getting ideas and experience building my suitcase drum kit also. :cool:
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-07-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Pearl fiberglass kit

Lol , it’ll have to be moved once the reso head and hoop get installed. My elbows are already hitting the wall behind me where it’s positioned.
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