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Forum: General Drum Questions 02-29-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By Wado
The Weight

Can we just take a second to marvel at the drum sound on music from big pink. THIS is how a drum set should sound. Anyone got any tips on tuning/ getting something remotely close? It seems to be...
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-24-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,249
Posted By Wado
Re: My new venture

Thanks Jay thats very good of you :) Ill do the same of course. I love your page. Its exactly the kind of thing im trying to emulate!
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-24-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,249
Posted By Wado
Re: My new venture

Anybody got any tips on getting this thing off the ground? Im sure theres plenty of people on here who have done something similar before?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-14-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,274
Posted By Wado
Re: Drouyn a long way from home

9 hole hoops keep me up at night
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-09-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,801
Posted By Wado
Re: Dodgy moment at gig

I was playing to a fairly large audience at a festival with a backline hire kit (Hate using kits that arent mine at the best of times). It was a yamaha stage custom. Anyway half way through the 2nd...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-05-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By Wado
Re: Drouyn rack tom Drumhead odd size Q

I have this problem with my 60s Yamaha snare also. Try Aquarian heads with the larger shoulder. Stops it from slipping
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-19-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 738
Posted By Wado
Odd cymbal question

Can anyone tell me what cymbals this drummer is using? Fleet Foxes - "Grown Ocean" - Pitchfork Music Festival 2011 - YouTube
From what I can see the crash on his right is an Istanbul but what model?...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-11-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,322
Posted By Wado
Re: Any Drouyn people out there?

Premier made very similar ones in the 30s or 40s but they arent the same. I tried that avenue of investigation too once before haha
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-10-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,322
Posted By Wado
Re: Any Drouyn people out there?

Get in line mate :P A lot of us are after Drouyn parts and they are proving to be rare and very expensive if found. In addition to troutsounds, you could try drum cartel or kentville drums.
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-22-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,115
Posted By Wado
Re: Anyone here deal with Enrico Fazi on/off eBay?

I had so much trouble with these idiots. Ordered some wrap which after a year hadnt arrived. I got responses such as "it has left our office and is on its way to you" and then a few days later "sorry...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-21-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,159
Posted By Wado
Re: Possibly my best score yet

So after a very long time of gathering resources and debating over what to do, I have finished the snare. Its easily the best condition of all the drums in the set but keep in mind that a 60 year...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-13-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,159
Posted By Wado
Re: Possibly my best score yet

Ok guys I have had a change of heart and am no longer going to wrap the kit. Im just gonna get it looking as tidy as possible with the original wrap on. Something about it screams personality and its...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-31-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,092
Posted By Wado
Re: The Suffers on Letterman

Correct me if Im wrong but there seems to be a great resurgence in American soul music at the moment and Letterman is doing a great job at helping it along by giving these great up and coming acts...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-23-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,773
Posted By Wado
Re: Our discussions

I first came here in 2011 and I was like a kid in a candy store. Almost every day people were showing the insane bargains they had just gotten and info was going back and forth constantly. Also Ive...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-19-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By Wado
The most heinous of crimes!!!

Isis have just taken their idiotism to a whole new level!!!!
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/libya-isis-wages-war-music-by-burning-drums-saxophones-other-instruments-1488683
Just look at the beautiful...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-18-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,159
Posted By Wado
Re: Possibly my best score yet

Thanks John. The family did want it re wrapped and doing an original restore is definitely impossible. Ive picked out a green sparkle wrap that is pretty much exactly the same as the original. The...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-18-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,159
Posted By Wado
Re: Possibly my best score yet

And once again I'm torn. Ive got so many different people telling me many different things about what I should do with it and its doing my head in. The thing I come back to is the fact that I have 0...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-14-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,389
Posted By Wado
Re: Drouyn harvest

Yeh I've decided to re wrap. It's just too far gone with splits and it's missing areas. It's so brittle it basically cracks every time I move them. Im going to take the original wrap and store it...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-14-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,389
Posted By Wado
Drouyn harvest

I picked these up cheap today to harvest parts for my Dandy kit here: http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/showthread.php?t=47775&highlight=dandy
All I need now is the FT hoop and Im done.
The kick and...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-13-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,994
Posted By Wado
Re: GoodWill Bonhan Kit - SoCal heads up!

Make a quick detour via Australia and pick me up too, sounds like a hoot Cool Dude
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 01-27-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By Wado
Re: Paiste vintage 101 blue label !

I have gigged with a 101 nickle silver crash on my right side for 5 years amongst my 2002s. It has the filthiest dark tone and the sound disappears fairly quick but theres just something about them :P
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-25-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,862
Posted By Wado
Re: Olympic Kit

Haven't checked if they are pre international sizes but I'm guessing they aren't because they have modern heads on them already. As for the wrap, there isn't enough overlap underneath to cut a piece...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-20-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 111,462
Posted By Wado
Re: Australian Collectors Group

Hey guys if any of you are in sydney or brisbane, my band is playing on the 23rd January at the Oxford art factory in sydney and 24th at the beetle bar in brisbane. Come down and check us out. Be...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-19-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,862
Posted By Wado
Re: Olympic Kit

I guess I eventually will but I havent decided how yet. Any suggestions?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-19-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,862
Posted By Wado
Olympic Kit

Picked this up today for $100. Looks to be blue silk pearl from the catalogue although parts have gone a little darker. Its pre 1967 because thats when the FT legs came in with the single bend. The...
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