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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-21-2017, 01:42 PM
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Posted By jfl317
Re: 65 Ludwig bass and orphan project advice

Thanks for the kind words! I debated whether to keep the post mount or not, obviously not an original piece on a 66 bass drum. Prior owner must have installed it, judging by the hole in the shell,...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-20-2017, 01:51 PM
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Posted By jfl317
Re: 65 Ludwig bass and orphan project advice

Sorry, I failed to answer this question in the prior post...they sound...like a bass player is playing them! :p (albeit a enthusiastic admirer of all things having to do with old drums!)

A couple...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-20-2017, 01:48 PM
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Posted By jfl317
Re: 65 Ludwig bass and orphan project advice

Thanks Jim...I did too! I took on this project to scratch two itches...I always wanted some Ludwigs and just never got around to it, and I was also interested in learning to do a little work on...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-20-2017, 10:29 AM
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Posted By jfl317
Re: 65 Ludwig bass and orphan project advice

Thank you so much Doug! Yes, I did the re-wrap myself, wrap is the silver sparkle from Jammin' Sam. I did the 12" first, figuring the smallest would be the easiest. Used his method of just using...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-20-2017, 09:34 AM
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Posted By jfl317
Re: 65 Ludwig bass and orphan project advice

Updated progress on the orphan project. Rainy Saturdays are always good for doing those household chores your wife has been after you to get done...right? :p
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-15-2017, 11:44 AM
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Posted By jfl317
Re: 65 Ludwig bass and orphan project advice

Update on the orphan project. Coming along slowly but surely... :) I know these are not all of the same period, and this collection might be something most hard core Ludwig guys aren't really...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-11-2016, 01:21 PM
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Posted By jfl317
Re: 65 Ludwig bass and orphan project advice

So thanks to ArchxAngel, the project has now taken on a new orphan...:p
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-09-2016, 09:48 AM
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Posted By jfl317
Re: 65 Ludwig bass and orphan project advice

Oh now you're just straining the relationship between me and my wife! She thinks the dining room is full enough! :p Wish I'd seen yours before I bought the marcher. May think about moving it, will...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-08-2016, 05:29 PM
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Posted By jfl317
Re: 65 Ludwig bass and orphan project advice

[QUOTE=burgundy;397795]did the rail mount only have 2 holes, all I see is 2 caps?[/QU

Yes, only 2 holes.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-08-2016, 10:33 AM
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Posted By jfl317
Re: 65 Ludwig bass and orphan project advice

Thanks for the reply! I thought about that, but I have both a 12 and 13 tom, along with a 15" 3 ply maple marcher that I am converting to a floor tom. I guess I should have mentioned that first. ...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-08-2016, 08:02 AM
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Posted By jfl317
65 Ludwig bass and orphan project advice

Got a 65 kick off e Bay the other day to complete a collection of orphans that I hope to clean up and make into a nice kit to play with. Keystone badge, 3ply clear interior, shell in great shape,...
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