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Forum: General Drum Questions 01-18-2017, 02:25 PM
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Posted By bizz
Re: What is YOUR Top 10 Drummer's List of All Time

Here is mine and other than number one they are in no particular order.

1.John Bonham: My absolute biggest influence as a player, in my mind he was the perfect Rock N Roll drummer
2. Buddy Rich...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-06-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,550
Posted By bizz
Re: Acrolite Prices On The Rise

In the past year or so I've bought 4 Acros. One was a 66 Keystone that came with Rogers Kit for a 100, that was a big score. The other 3 were late 70s CL/Garage sale finds all for under a 100. I...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-25-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,023
Posted By bizz
Re: Today's score

Gave the Acro a bath and got her fixed up with new heads and 24 strand Puresound wires. It's in pretty good shape No dents nice and round just some scratches, but of course a previous owner had to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-21-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,023
Posted By bizz
Re: Today's score

I'm told it's Mojave Red, I guess Rogers only offered it a couple of years. It is a horrible color, my parents had the some color on their walls in our kitchen growing up. You gotta love the 70s;)
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Forum: Vintage Drums 10-20-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,023
Posted By bizz
Re: Today's score

The blurry pics might be part of the reason they sat unnoticed. She told me she'd had them up for a couple weeks and I was the first person to contact her.
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-20-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,023
Posted By bizz
Today's score

Now that summer is over and things are slowing down at work I'm able to start tracking down kits again. Found this one almost by accident when I was doing a quick browse on a FB buy sell group. The...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-14-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By bizz
Re: Acrylic ID

I guess they made a few, I don't think this is one of them though. My guess is it's a home made custom job.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-13-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By bizz
Re: Acrylic ID

That's what I thought too, but they don't match the Zickos kits I looked at online.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-13-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By bizz
Re: Acrylic ID

One more different angle.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-13-2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By bizz
Acrylic ID

This just popped up for sale on a local Buy/Sell FB group. He had them listed as Rogers because they have Rogers FT mounts. Obviously they are aftermarket but these ugs are a new one to me.
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-06-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By bizz
Re: How many snares do you take .......

I used to only bring one, now I always bring two. My very first time playing a major outdoor festival I got a little too pumped up. I took one look at all the people and started hitting the crap out...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-27-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,936
Posted By bizz
Re: Noble And Cooley

I have a friend that has a N&C snare that sounds incredible. It's with out a doubt one of the best sounding snares I've ever heard in my life.
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-25-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,152
Posted By bizz
Re: Did You Ever Want To Be Famous

I just wanted to be in a successful band, fame is something that never real interested me. Even as a young guy I knew that the drummer was usually the least well known member of the band, and I was...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-17-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By bizz
Re: Need some misc slingly parts

Bump

Still looking for the 16 and a spur
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-11-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By bizz
Need some misc slingly parts

Looking for a couple things to finish off my kit. First off I'm the market for a couple of stick save hoops. I need a 12" six hole and a 16" 8 hole. These aren't a must have for me but would be nice...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-09-2016, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By bizz
Re: Slingerland Stage Band.

Notice no badge
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-09-2016, 01:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By bizz
Re: Slingerland Stage Band.

And another one
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-09-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By bizz
Re: Slingerland Stage Band.

Won't let me upload more than one photo
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-09-2016, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By bizz
Slingerland Stage Band.

I picked these bad boys up last night and I am stoked to get them up and running. Center lug 20 BD and 12 rack, and snare date stamped 64. 16 FT double lug date stamped 65. Oh and the seller also...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-16-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By bizz
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-16-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By bizz
I've got line on a very old Walburg and Auge

I had a guy contact me about it today. All I can tell is its old, the patent year on the badge says 1909 for whatever thats worth. It has a a couple cymbals, with a low boy, chinese tacked toms and a...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-16-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,330
Posted By bizz
Re: 1940 Ludwig & Ludwig Resto

Are you kidding me!!! That thing looks fantastic, now I'm having sellers remorse:)

I'm sorry I keep forgetting to send you that beater, I'll try and remember to get it out you this week.
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-20-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,183
Posted By bizz
Re: does anyone else think less is more

About 80 percent of the gigs I play I'm already in charge of the PA so I just don't have time set up a big kit. You couple that with the fact them I'm pretty lazy about hauling gear my gigging kits...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-16-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By bizz
Re: Latest find

I've tried, the file uploader is not cooperating. I'll upload elsewhere and post a link when I get a chance.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-15-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By bizz
Re: Latest find

Thanks guys
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