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Forum: General Drum Questions Today, 02:48 AM
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Posted By OddBall
Re: Flat or Angled?

Slight angled never flat guy here. Both low or high.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-22-2020, 06:40 PM
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Views: 132
Posted By OddBall
Re: Finish for Krylon paint job?

Krylon,like other paints comes with gloss, semi gloss, flat, maybe eggshell sheen. Gloss is always the hardest to work with, especially fast dry types. The gloss comes to the surface as the...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-21-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 132
Posted By OddBall
Re: Finish for Krylon paint job?

Can you put up a picture ? Why the wet sand ??
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-21-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,005
Posted By OddBall
Re: This is the Display Your Sonor Drums Thread

I discovered it when member Henk was showing off his collection, I was shocked when he didn't even know.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-20-2020, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By OddBall
Re: Can anyone help identify this drum?

Do you see it here ?

https://www.bostondrumbuilders.com/ditson

And example of where it may have come from. Many of these type of companies existed.

SONOR made those hooks, top and bottom,...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-18-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By OddBall
Re: improved Speed King re-issue: Ludwig NAMM 2020

My 70's SK has a three stroke float when I first lube it up and stays there for some time. So that's keeping it tight like I want it. Because of the new heel plate bearings, I may get one. My BD came...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-17-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,005
Posted By OddBall
Re: This is the Display Your Sonor Drums Thread

I can't really tell, but it looks like the logo on your badges goes all the way to the edge of the badge. Are they ? If they are, there are not very many SONOR drums with that badge. I have...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-17-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 318
Posted By OddBall
Re: North East Legion Slingerland Snare

I'll bet there were more than one in the band colors and there may be more sit'n in a firehouse somewhere in Pa.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-16-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 318
Posted By OddBall
Re: North East Legion Slingerland Snare

Here's the skinny on the FD band, read down to see when the FD band joined in.

http://www.americanlegionpost105.com/history.html
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-16-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,108
Posted By OddBall
Re: Vintage Drums Comparison

He's pretty good with sticks. He's creative.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 01-16-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,796
Posted By OddBall
Re: Type I,II,III old K s

Here's a pair of Military K's, the one on the left shows a good round section, the one on the right,...aint even close.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 01-16-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,796
Posted By OddBall
Re: Type I,II,III old K s

Please, scream at me and say this 18 inch Con. is true round !! I want the biggest font you got too.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 01-16-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,796
Posted By OddBall
Re: Type I,II,III old K s

I can't tell with 1 and 3, too small of a pic, but #2 is not true round. It's very very close but I see minute changes in it's circumference. They had to have hit that after sizing it.

Don't get...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-16-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,108
Posted By OddBall
Re: Vintage Drums Comparison

The very first guitar didn't get plugged in. Now solid body,...different animal. I don't play stadiums or theaters,.....

Dude was play'n that kit good......hit'n like a drummer. Could hear him...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-16-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,108
Posted By OddBall
Re: Vintage Drums Comparison

I have one kit, all my life, Phonics, still,....no complaints. I don't mic them, there was a time a few years back My cousin did, but only the BD, it didn't sound bad through the compressor, just...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 01-16-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,796
Posted By OddBall
Re: Type I,II,III old K s

True round. I'm a ball........
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-15-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,108
Posted By OddBall
Re: Vintage Drums Comparison

You know, compare kits,...This one shakers a lot, that one walks away, this one rings but stays put, that one is user friendly, this one needs tools,.......Sh*t like that !

Everyone has different...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-15-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,108
Posted By OddBall
Re: Vintage Drums Comparison

Take a look at the Foreigner video,...he's hitting his kit, smacking that hat, kicking that drum, not mic'd and you hear his kit, not a compressor.

Why can't drum comparison videos be like that...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-15-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,108
Posted By OddBall
Re: Vintage Drums Comparison

Oh, and thin heads last a day on my kit. I get sink holes in the middle.
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-15-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,108
Posted By OddBall
Re: Vintage Drums Comparison

I like mine the way they are, 45 with floating heads. Very little shell contact at all. Sharp and short notes. I wax them and don't get a lot of that cracking and skipping I hear my friend's drums do...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 01-15-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,796
Posted By OddBall
Re: Type I,II,III old K s

Nope, They put them under a three ton die and exploded dynamite on top and mass produced blanks.

Actually, they all can't be exact because they are not even in round. Real hard to find a round...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 01-15-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,796
Posted By OddBall
Re: Type I,II,III old K s

So did they hammer the cup over the die or flip it upside down and hammer it into the die ?

I'm dying to know !!
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 01-15-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,796
Posted By OddBall
Re: Type I,II,III old K s

Could you repeat that, I didn't finish reading it and can't find where I left off ?
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 01-15-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 134
Posted By OddBall
Re: Internet Cymbal Pic...

Now I know what to do with my HH. Tell that guy, "that's a good idea Bevis"....
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-15-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,108
Posted By OddBall
Re: Vintage Drums Comparison

I kinda thought you could read and get that I don't use pillows which is on topic but sometimes I put toys in there cuz I feel like a kid sometimes banging away. I kill my BD to play speed crap and...
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