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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-18-2011, 06:23 PM
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Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Bearing edges and out of square shells

Hi John,
Thanks for the feedback, yes they are nice & round which is great but not square from top to bottom so that light trick on a flat surface definitely shows it up, the snare is quite drastic...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-18-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,539
Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Bearing edges and out of square shells

Fantastic, thanks for that, I'd like to try fixing it myself, luckily yes they are perfectly round but not square from top to bottom so definitely repairable by the sounds of it. Many thanks & I'l...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-18-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Bearing edges and out of square shells

thanks, looks like this is what I'll get done, either by myself as per Mr Humungus directions or sent away.
They aren't out of round at all, so that's good news, they are just not square from top...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-18-2011, 02:15 PM
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Posted By niggycopeland
Unhappy Bearing edges and out of square shells

Hi guys, any thoughts on my Ashton Maple shells needing a fix up on the bearing edges? Actually the bearing edges themselves are in mint condition, I bought the kit second hand, it is only a few...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-22-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,599
Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Why are they called Stencil Drums?

good idea, i remember seeing that used once to fix a chipped corner on a particle board desk & it worked brilliiantly, I didn't think of applying it to a drum shell. In my case it's probably the best...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-20-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,599
Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Why are they called Stencil Drums?

Awesome reply, thanks!
Sounds a lot like the situation with China today except the big differences are that our Western corporations are readily & knowingly exporting their manufacturing jobs &...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-16-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,599
Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Why are they called Stencil Drums?

Cool, ok, we have Dixon hardware here in NZ & it's quite reasonably priced
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-16-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,599
Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Why are they called Stencil Drums?

Thanks, how far do you go with edge prep? I imagine it would be easy to trash a bearing edge though I am reasonably handy I don't have any special wood working tools.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-15-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,599
Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Why are they called Stencil Drums?

MIJ sounds good to me, so MIJ it shall be from now on. If they are anything like Japanese Cars then I asume they would be quite good value for money & well built?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-15-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,599
Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Why are they called Stencil Drums?

Thanks Glen, been anoying me for a few weeks that has! Are they any good as an beginner intermediate kit?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-15-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By niggycopeland
Why are they called Stencil Drums?

Hi,
Why are the Japanese copies called stencil drums? Is it because they are literally a copy of the US brands of the day? i.e. using a stencil to copy an existing image or is it something much more...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-09-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Ludwig 80's Duo Modular?

Ah ha! you must be the supraphonic off trademe nz? I suspected you where a kiwi, the "mate" bit gave it away though! :-) Yeah thanks, was a good score, quite mixed opinions about these Modulars...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-09-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,991
Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Ludwig 80's Duo Modular?

Oooops! silly me, that's Iron Maidden ain;t it??
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-09-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,991
Posted By niggycopeland
Smile Re: Ludwig 80's Duo Modular?

Hi Supraphonic,
Wow! word does travel fast, Yep, it was me! about an hour ago to be precise though have been in daily contact with the owner for the last week almost & we just neede tme to sort out...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-09-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,991
Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Ludwig 80's Duo Modular?

Thanks, who is that Cat by the way? sorry for showing my ignorance I didn't recognize him I'm ashamed to admit!
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-09-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Ludwig 80's Duo Modular?

Thanks Mikey,
BTW, just how many sets do you have? Excited
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-08-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,991
Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Ludwig 80's Duo Modular?

[QUOTE=doublestroke kid;131444]I have that kit in the larger option--24" kick and 18" floor tom. I bought them to resell and instead they've become my main kit, displacing my beloved Slingerlands....
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-08-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,991
Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Ludwig 80's Duo Modular?

Thanks for the greeting & extremely quick reply, good to know they are a nice Ludwig (I can't imagine there was ever a bad one!). It's a mystery why he hasn't sold em? I've seen other classic Ludwig...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-08-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,991
Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Ludwig 80's Duo Modular?

Haha, that is exactly what I was thinking of doing with this set, a poor mans Bonzo set up! Can't afford the real thing but tey have that Blue & Olive Green badge, made in the US & sound so...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-08-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,991
Posted By niggycopeland
Re: Ludwig 80's Duo Modular?

Thanks for the greeting & extremely quick reply, good to know they are a nice Ludwig (I can't imagine there was ever a bad one!). It's a mystery why he hasn't sold em? I've seen other classic Ludwig...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-08-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,991
Posted By niggycopeland
Ludwig 80's Duo Modular?

Can anybody help with info on these Ludwigs? They are for sale here in NZ for $600 & owner says they are in good condition apart from minor & cosmetic stuff, hasn't got anybody interested except me...
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