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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-10-2019, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: Vintage Premier 2000 Snare Drum 68/69 Great Cond

Nice, COB. My understanding is the beer barrel hoops and badge are the marks to look for.

Looks like that one is.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-06-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-04-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 855
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: New Guy With New MIJ Kit

Hello!

Welcome to VDF, vintage MIJ drums, and most importantly-drumming!

I own several vintage MIJ kits (like others on here), and I'm sure you'll love the Norma's, once you get to playing on...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-03-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: Another Delusional Crack Smoking Seller

That's perfectly fair for you to do. I respect that. This is the beautiful thing about being able to have individual opinions.

That being said, the seller must be a crackhead.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-25-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: MIJ (Star) tension rod question.

Drum Factory Direct sells metric tension rods, in various lengths.

- https://www.drumfactorydirect.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=6_59&products_id=12136

- ...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-11-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 36,062
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: This is the Display Your MIJ Drums Thread

I may as well add a pic here. One of my Star kits. I have a bunch of pics, and a write up in the drum gallery section. Here's a link, if anyone wants a closer look.

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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-10-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: Another Delusional Crack Smoking Seller

I have many vintage MIJ kits (one of my Star kits is in the gallery section), and belong to numerous vintage MIJ groups. That price is insane. Even by Reverb standards.
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 06-10-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 06-10-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,102
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: Early 1970ís Star/pre TAMA

Thanks! I dig it :) Cheers.
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 06-10-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,102
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: Early 1970ís Star/pre TAMA

Very cool, Sean. Those COW kits are kinda rare. I have a 70's Slingerland COW set, very heavy haha. Love it, though. Cheers.
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 06-05-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,102
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: Early 1970ís Star/pre TAMA

Thanks! I agree, love the Star kits. I have a black Agate finish kit that's up next. Cheers.
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 05-31-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,102
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: Early 1970ís Star/pre TAMA

Thanks! I was recording with it earlier today. Cheers.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-27-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: Is This Seller Serious?

Yeah, that listing has made the rounds on the vintage MIJ FB groups. The general consensus is that the seller is out of his mind. I agree. Cool kit, not $2000 USD, though.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-18-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,282
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: Recut Bearing Edges on Valuable Vintage drums?

I have no issues re-cutting the edges on a vintage kit, if need be. I first and foremost care about SOUND. If the drum sounds good to your ears, then leave them. However, lots of vintage kits sound...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 05-14-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,102
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: Early 1970ís Star/pre TAMA

Thanks for the kind words, cheers.
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 05-14-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,102
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Early 1970ís Star/pre TAMA

One of my Star kits (pre-Tama), early 70's, Tiger pearl, 12/16/22. Completely stripped down and restored, including:

- Shells trued, edges re-cut (30 degree with round over), interiors sanded and...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-07-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 36,062
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: This is the Display Your MIJ Drums Thread

I figured I'd add some updated pictures of my Coronet snare (one of them).

Stripped down, cleaned, polished, lugs packed, a little white lithium grease for the tension rods, new vintage Emperor...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-13-2019, 02:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,593
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: Vintage MIJ Snare Drum ID Help!

My first thought was Pearl as well. I have a 60's Pearl snare that is a dead on copy of a Slingerland model (lugs, hoops, etc), including the non-usual throw off. So, I figured this could be another...
Forum: For Sale 02-12-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,353
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: SONOR 8 pc Phonic Series Rosewood in/out 1975 Centennial RARE & EXCELLENT!

At $14,000 US, I think the export fees are the least of the buyers concerns.

Speaking of hilarious, the asking price, duration of this sale, etc, is "hilarious".

I'm certainly enjoying the...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-12-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,593
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: Vintage MIJ Snare Drum ID Help!

This one has me stumped. Wrap, lugs and hoops are all vintage MIJ Slingerland style (like my Stewart's)...but the shell (wood), re-rings and throw off are...well, throwing me off haha.

Mark, have...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-09-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: 1950s Cymbals with John Grey Kit

Cool JG kit. I had a Broadway model for a while.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-21-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
WTB: John Grey 60's era Snare Throw Off

Hello,

I'm looking for a 60's era John Grey snare throw off. I could actually use two, but one would be amazing. I'd like it in great working order. If you have one (or two), send me a PM. Please...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-16-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: ARAI snare drum?

Yup, decent price. 8 lug, nice wrap, looks complete.
Forum: For Sale 12-24-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: 1966 Rogers Tower Snare Drum / WMP

Oh man, that is so CLEAN.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-24-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By Trilok_Gurtu
Re: Merry Trix-mas

To you as well!
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