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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-27-2012, 08:19 PM
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Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Really Sensitive Super Sensitive

Yarp! Super-sensitive she be... is there a script Ludwig logo stamped on them?

John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-02-2012, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Really Sensitive Super Sensitive

The rivet in the middle is there so the unit can swivel into proper position when placed under tension. (So the snares stay squared away as they sit on the head.) Length of the snares is what...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-08-2012, 03:08 AM
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Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Really Sensitive Super Sensitive

Can't keep it unless you give it away! guitar3

I learn much more here from all you guys (on a daily basis) than any of you will ever learn from me. So, thank -you-! Clapping Happy2

Pass your...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-07-2012, 09:40 PM
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Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Really Sensitive Super Sensitive

The rod is secured to the strainer by a flat, octagonal lock nut. Make sure the rod is properly seated in the receivers, then make sure the nuts are locked down on both ends. Shouldn't be any slack...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-05-2012, 08:35 PM
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Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Really Sensitive Super Sensitive

Ed - same 'basic' mechanism. The only difference really is in the size of the components, the 60's and earlier being smaller, less massive and more compact overall. But the basic design is the same...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-04-2012, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Really Sensitive Super Sensitive

Tim,

Send me the drum. I'll fix it for you free of any charge. You just handle the shipping. I have any parts that may be needed on hand.

Your call. I'll be happy to get it up and running for...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-30-2012, 02:10 PM
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Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Really Sensitive Super Sensitive

Here are some shots of the 'track' I'm talking about. It's number 1 part in the illustration. The slide that holds the snares should travel smoothly along the track. Check both alignments, the...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-30-2012, 11:59 AM
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Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Really Sensitive Super Sensitive

Tim - I made an illustration for you...

John

PS - Another thing to check for parallel alignment is the track/flat metal fork, that the snares ride on. Look at them from the front. Both tracks...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-30-2012, 11:39 AM
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Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Really Sensitive Super Sensitive

Super sensitive mechanisms are -easy- if you understand how they work. You can't attempt to fix or adjust one unless you first study the mechanism itself. Once you get the 'concept', it's easy to...
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