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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-10-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By kdg
Re: Nickel over brass-polishing recipe?

The rims on that drum are Brass. Any plating (in my experience) on brass will continually shine and outlast plating on any other medium (if properly cared for). The tension rods are steel and the...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-09-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 167
Posted By kdg
Re: Ludwig trans. badge COB seam and grommet questions

Great Find!

I have a 1960/63 COB SS with long grommet, but no washers. I'm guessing they used the long grommets that they had for all the wood shell drums at the time.

-Kurt
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-08-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By kdg
Re: Bent single flange hoop on Leedy&Ludwig

I'm not sure whether you referring to the 15" hoop being out of round or the stick-chopper rim is "flared" or bent. You can check by placing a drum head in the hoop to see if it fits easily. If it is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-08-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By kdg
Re: Magical Mystery Stand-hardware question

I concur. Conga Stand of some sort.
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-05-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By kdg
Re: Dropping a stick is no big deal compared to this

Classic!!
This one however, is especially cringeworthy.

Worst ensamble ever! - YouTube
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 09-28-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 346
Posted By kdg
Re: 1976 Rogers Big R New England White

Damn! Now you have guilted me into restoring my '75 Swivo New England White kit.
Great job Mark!

Kurt
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-26-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By kdg
Re: Looking for Rogers Swivo Parts

Here is a CL listing in my area right now. I don't know if he will separate.

https://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/msg/d/seminole-rogers-vintage-original-usa/6985050831.html

-Kurt
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-11-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By kdg
Re: My First Rogers Foray! I Have some questions........

You hit the Lottery with this one. Those are the machined collets....they won't crack. Floor tom looks to be early Dayton with the flat gray paint. The floor tom is around 1966. The others are 1963.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-11-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By kdg
Re: Marketplace ad, lol

"Lightly used" says it all.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-11-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By kdg
Re: P87 strainer Dean going mad tensioning snares

Dean,

I also agree with Mark.
Another solution would be to scour craigslist and ebay for a ratty, totaled, beat-up version of this drum with the snares still on them. It may take some time, but...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-10-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By kdg
Re: P87 strainer Dean going mad tensioning snares

Rut-Roh.
A quick inter-web search shows that the Ludwig L-1108 12 strand synthetic gut system for a 14" drum with the P-87 strainer can be had to $88 bucks from Drumsonsale.com
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-08-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By kdg
Re: Gretsch tension rods=Camcos??

I will accept "you're out of your mind" comments...….
Just wondering if anybody has noticed this. (Not my mind, the question!)
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-08-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By kdg
Re: P87 strainer Dean going mad tensioning snares

Are those the original gut snares for the drum? They look too long for this system/drum.

In my experience (Super sensitives with gut), the brass ferrules on the gut strand should be crimped fairly...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-02-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By kdg
Re: What is your favorite vintage hardware?

As I get older, lighter, dependable hardware rules the day. For me personally that is the Rogers Swivo era. Single braced, quickly adjustable, light, packs up small and ALL STEEL!!
Still sturdy and...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-28-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 586
Posted By kdg
Re: Looks like Satin flame Slingerlands.

I have always heard that it was either Aqua or Blue Moire finish. I couldn't help noticing that Dennis is using a Buck Rogers snare stand and a Rogers Hi hat. Also, his mounted top is upside down...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-27-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,040
Posted By kdg
Re: Suddenly Inherited Rogers Kit From Brother - Restoration!

Wonderful story and a great job on bringing the drum set back. My hats off to you, Mark!!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-26-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By kdg
Re: Re-wrapping Tip on Seams

Great idea!
However, our local Lowe's has stopped distributing free paint stirrers. Had to buy them yesterday.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-25-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By kdg
Re: Rare Slingerland 14x6,5 double snare system

That looks like a modified Slingerland with possibly a Premier pipe band snare system.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-25-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By kdg
Gretsch tension rods=Camcos??

I have read that in the late 50's/early 60's Camco had made products for Rogers and that they also produced the "Floating Action" pedal for Gretsch which was practically the same as the Camco...
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-23-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By kdg
Re: What is this??

A drum that looks like there's no more northerly snare adjustment left.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 08-22-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By kdg
Re: Small vs. Large (modern) holes on Cymbals

Thanks zenstat!
Do you have any info on the hole sizes over the years?
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 08-21-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By kdg
Re: Small vs. Large (modern) holes on Cymbals

Here it is. Thanks for your help!
I hope I haven't hijacked this thread.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 08-21-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By kdg
Re: Small vs. Large (modern) holes on Cymbals

Zenstat,

As far as I can tell (I'm not an expert here), it looks to be an "Old Stamp"
(either IIb or IIIb)
The hole is 3/8ths and they are very thin 14 inchers.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 08-21-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By kdg
Re: Small vs. Large (modern) holes on Cymbals

Does that include K. Zildjian from Turkey? I've got a matched set of 14" K. Istanbuls where the bottom cymbal won't fit on a 60's Rogers Swivo hi-hat.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 08-07-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By kdg
Re: NOS Beater for 60ís Rogers Swivomatic

Jimorlando,

If I do, I will let you know!
Good Luck.
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