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Forum: Vintage Drums 09-16-2020, 05:36 PM
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Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Price of Vintage Drums depressed

Everyone has to drive a car, so everyone has a relationship with them in one way or another. Drums are a specialty item...and getting even more so now that everyone and their dog has an online band...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-16-2020, 10:34 AM
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Views: 230
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Re: Price of Vintage Drums depressed

The 383 was no slouch, either! ;)
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-15-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: What Make/Brand are these drums?

I'd bet on it being a Japanese kit.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 09-14-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: John Riley Plays His Old Ks

Cool video! I guess there are more nice old Ks out there than I thought!
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 09-11-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Now THIS guy has some gorgeous K's!

Seems impractical...For all I know you have suffered hearing loss over the years and you might not be able to hear what I (or others) can hear. I would say that it might make more sense if you make a...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 09-11-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Now THIS guy has some gorgeous K's!

He gets a good sound with the equipment he uses. That's what good musicians do.

Let's say you have two drummers and one cymbal and you let each take the cymbal and make a recording with it. One...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 09-10-2020, 11:27 AM
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Views: 249
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Re: Now THIS guy has some gorgeous K's!

Well, that makes sense. I'm not really up on all the old K Zildjian stuff, obviously. My memory isn't what it used to be when it comes to who said what about whom in regards to Spizzichino. I just...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 09-09-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Now THIS guy has some gorgeous K's!

I think Franco dal Monego plays great and I love the sound he gets from the cymbals he uses. It's always the combination of player, instrument and recording. So what's not to like about using...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 09-08-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Now THIS guy has some gorgeous K's!

There must be a lot of guys in Italy (like this guy above) who got access to some really nice K's via Spizzichino. I read that he had some of the best of the best K's that he used to model a few of...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 09-08-2020, 07:40 PM
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Views: 249
Posted By O-Lugs
Now THIS guy has some gorgeous K's!

He's a got several videos of of him playing some real beauties! Here is just one:



ZILDJIAN VINTAGE K ISTANBUL 22" THIN LIGHT JAZZ CRASH RIDE 2095 GRAMS ! - YouTube
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 09-06-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,797
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Zildjian K Istanbul 22" Intermediate stamp -- thin

I once came into an opportunity to buy an old K of some era and it sounded gorgeous...but the guy wanted a grand...firm. I said Good Luck! I wish I had bought it, now. But I also wish I had a grand...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-06-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: 16x16 floor tom to snare drum.

I have used snare wire sets that are shorter (13") on a 14" drum and it didn't sound a lot different to my ear. And I also used the braided strings to attach the snare wires and not the plastic...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-06-2020, 02:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Questions about recent selling of vintage drum sets

Well...MY opinion is that you won't add to the collectible value by including the extra drums. The best way to sell is to sell a named, configuration of matching drums and as much of the original (or...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-06-2020, 02:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,324
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Beginner kit score

I wouldn't change a thing about that finish. looks great!
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-01-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 464
Posted By O-Lugs
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-30-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: My Little Monster Kit

Tommy Aldridge set up
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 08-30-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: A Zildjian Cie "Vintage" Cymbals from the 2000's

I never priced any Constantinoples. The ones I played seems heavy and clangy so I didn't pursue anything more about them. I seem to remember paying around $450 for my A & Cie. ride...I think the hi...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 08-28-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: A Zildjian Cie "Vintage" Cymbals from the 2000's

I knew they'd be discontinued because of how high they were priced. But it did prove that Zildjian COULD still make good sounding cymbals.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 08-28-2020, 02:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: A Zildjian Cie "Vintage" Cymbals from the 2000's

Oh yeah, I DO remember that Armand one, now. I had forgotten about it and it was kinda separated in the marketing from the other ones. I only remember that I had become fed up with all the super...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-27-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
Posted By O-Lugs
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-26-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By O-Lugs
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-26-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
Posted By O-Lugs
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-26-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Decent Deal on a Champagne Sparkle Club Date....Ebay

Sure they did. And I don't blame them. In those days, The "Big Four" were in fierce competition with each other (especially Ludwig and Slingerland). It wasn't just a matter of who made "the best"...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-25-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Decent Deal on a Champagne Sparkle Club Date....Ebay

Well, I mean...I can kind of understand that the exact way a comment is worded can vary how the readers might interpret something like that in a negative way -depending on the tone of it. Since we...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-25-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Decent Deal on a Champagne Sparkle Club Date....Ebay

What? Where did you read/see this?

My understanding is that prices can be criticized all day long if you want...BUT...IF you decide to disparage the seller on a personal insult level, forum member...
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