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Forum: Vintage Drums 07-18-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Slingerland Radio King 1938 15x8 - Video + Never seen one before?

I haven't listened to all your video yet but I will be doing so. Just saying that I'm a very keen radio king snare drum enthusiast, and I adore my 2, - a very special sound indeed. Your drum is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-18-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,009
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Older guys

I don't think he meant older as in age but just people that haven't posted on here in a while.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-18-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,009
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Older guys

I'm ok, I don't post much (hardly at all now) as I've nothing really to talk about, and also, well, can't afford anymore gear. I quite often 'have a look' on here to see what's going on etc. I will...
Forum: For Sale 03-22-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,989
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Going Out Of Business Sale!!!

I know I don't know you John but I have always enjoyed your posts, I haven't been on here for ages but do keep looking in. I wish you all the best for your health. There's some great deals there I...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-22-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Remo Classic Fit ...

I'm also surprised there's not much internet talk/debate about them especially as you hear so many people have oversized vintage drums. I would enjoy reading it being the geek iam.Coffee Break2
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-22-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Remo Classic Fit ...

I can't comment on bass or Tom heads but I've started using the classic fit coated ambassador on the 40s Krupa model radio king snare, and it fits very well indeed, the drum sounds a lot better now-...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-21-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 857
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: A Little Rant & Rave

Yes, thanks I could try using a mini click I have somewhere, I used to play to a click track in a party/pop band.
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-21-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 857
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: A Little Rant & Rave

First post on here in a while, pity it's a bit negative;)I understand how you feel I've had the same type of thing happening. Nowadays I'm trying to 'make it' as a big band drummer. ( not 'pro'...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-24-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 768
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Vintage Slingerlands questions

I hope this doesn't look like I'm trying to hijack this tread but I think it's relevant. 111166. I'm trying to find a more accurate date for my snare. SN 5603. I'm wondering if this would be 63 or...
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-08-2017, 03:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,167
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Remo Classic Fit

I to am waiting for my shop to recieve a 14" ambassador, I'm in the UK and they said they would be here on 20th March and I'm still waiting. I don't think anywhere in UK has got them from remo yet.
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 03-31-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,329
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: 1940s Slingerland Radio King Snare

That is beautiful already. I would love one of those deeper shelled radio kings. Wow! Mine are 51/2". That drum has amazing mojo.
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-23-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,779
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Evans vs. Remos

I've got a uv1 batter on my vintage RK snare and I'm going to tell you that I think it's the best sounding and lasting head for this snare I've ever had. I'm just waiting now for the new remo classic...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-21-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Can you play comfortably with....?

When I get some cash I need to find some ' good uns again'.
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-21-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Can you play comfortably with....?

If my sticks don't feel right it tends to put me off big style , It seems like a real hang up. can't seem to get over it , and I'm talking ' microscopic variations ' with different sticks. It's just...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-25-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Were any slingy artist snares 8 lug?

No bridge on the butt side either, must have been factory there's no extra holes.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-25-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Were any slingy artist snares 8 lug?

Sorry, I thought you said were there many 10 lug ones. I thought the 10 lug ones are harder to find.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-25-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Were any slingy artist snares 8 lug?

I think most of them were, don't know about the 70s. I bought this on eBay a couple of years ago, is interesting, it was described as a radio king with solid shell, from the 60s ( serial number 4653)...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-20-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,167
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Remo Classic Fit

I can't wait. I want a coated ambassador.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-20-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: New from Remo

Hi, for my old radio king snare Clapping Happy2 been waiting so long for this, now it looks like I can have a coated ambassador that doesn't strangle the shell, I'm hoping it might give the drum a...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-24-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,237
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Xmas! - I don't usually have anything to post now but always appreciate the forum and people.
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-01-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: The " Angry Face " lol

It's a shame I don't have much else to talk about on here nowadays! I can't talk about radio king snares forever.DOH
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-01-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: The " Angry Face " lol

I can't believe I've no pics to show, but I often have this look like I'm badly constipated when playing.
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-28-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,147
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Feel/groove&tempos.

Just to add on, I'd like to say I think that what Bart said was spot on, if I had my head together enough I'd have said the exact same thing, the music world / band scene is full of things like this...
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-15-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: Sabian snare wires

I didn't know about them either, they sound very interesting, also there's 2 different types. I think I'm liking sharp sounding ones but I wonder how good the tone is? I wonder what bronze sounds...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 08-04-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,344
Posted By Olddrumgeek
Re: 61/62 Slingerland Super Gene Krupa OPP

I've gotta say, first class all the way. I'm pleased for you.
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