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Forum: Vintage Drums 01-21-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 334
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland vent/badge placement

That's a real.. real.. nice looking kit.....

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 01-12-2020, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By longjohn
Re: Your best NOS find

For sure a 1930-40's 11" Paper Thin Zildjian Splash... Purchased NOS discounted only in the early 70's from a long time Sydney Piano/music store.. (purchased by a "green around the gills" me).. ...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-05-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By longjohn
Re: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year.... Sorry for your devastating loss.. Great that you are getting back on your feet.. thank god that you are all ok..

Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-31-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By longjohn
Re: Happy New Year!

Happy 2020 everyone....
Cheers from a very dismal & unprecedented smoky Sydney...


John
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-19-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 847
Posted By longjohn
Re: Maybe off-topic - mufflers on modern drum?

I still prefer an internal muffler on a snare drum (most of my snares are fitted) , but I still carry a few of those Rogers 70's external mufflers for toms. (The adjustable Rogers mufflers just clip...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-14-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By longjohn
Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas & Happy New year to All...

& Mark.... those Camco's look great...

Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-13-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 523
Posted By longjohn
Re: A new pedal for gigs

Yes, agree the P-100 is a nice light pedal that works well.. Cheap as dirt down here..

I am more than happy with it's P-1000 brother.. Only pedal I have used for around 6 years..
Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-11-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By longjohn
Re: Year-end Shout out to Tommy P., David A. & the VDF Community

Yes, Thanks indeedy… Feels like home here...
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all forum members.

Last saturdays gig, Christmas'y jackets ??

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-23-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By longjohn
Re: Kids Star Drums

Yes, I bought a set for my kids way back … Here's an Earlier thread.

Cheers
John
http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/showthread.php?t=56221&highlight=midget+star
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-18-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By longjohn
Re: Metal polishing products?

Autosol metal polish for me... adds a good level of protection also..

Cheers
John
Forum: For Sale 11-13-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,071
Posted By longjohn
Re: 1959 Ludwig (Transition Badges) Kit & Ludwig B/O early 70s Super Sensitve

Good to see you hanging out here again Purdie...
All the best.... Cheers .. John
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-13-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By longjohn
Re: Posting Videos

Yes I remember when that function was abandoned with the site upgrade about 5 years back...

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-06-2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 883
Posted By longjohn
Re: Rogers Supreme Hi Hat Restoration

yes … c'mon... what did u use??

Cheers
John
Forum: For Sale 11-05-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By longjohn
Re: Thinking about selling everything

Crazy... Downunder it comes out right way up :)
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-05-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By longjohn
Re: Mr. Odd Time Signatures

Daylight saving???
Forum: For Sale 11-02-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By longjohn
Re: Thinking about selling everything

Beautiful kits... Here is the upside down pic.. Cheers John
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-29-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,641
Posted By longjohn
Re: What's the "weirdest" drum you've ever seen?

Still reckon this one has a certain weirdness about it... would love to spend some time playing around with it though...

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-29-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By longjohn
Re: 65 slingerland Duco 16x16 FT

Lucky Local.... Nice find

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-28-2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,641
Posted By longjohn
Re: What's the "weirdest" drum you've ever seen?

Did I detect a round of Swiss triplets in there....? Mallet Player2

Cheers
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-27-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,431
Posted By longjohn
Re: What's up with head prices going through the roof?

Hoppy,
I have worked in the wholesale musical instrument & electronics industry here for over 40 years so I am more than aware of the price structures in OZ. I Have to say, many wholesalers & the...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-25-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,431
Posted By longjohn
Re: What's up with head prices going through the roof?

Thanks for the "Heads Up"..... You can actually (at least), double these aforementioned prices to buy a drumhead in OZ... and we are paying an average 25 BUCKS a pair for Vic Firth sticks,,,,...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 10-16-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By longjohn
Re: Turkish made

File won't open at present..
Cheers
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-07-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By longjohn
Re: We lost an icon today. Ginger Baker

Yes RIP Ginger, The first ever Stereo Album that I purchased was "Fresh Cream" .. a big influence he was .. spent a few years following him and his legendary bands....

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-04-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,949
Posted By longjohn
Re: eBay listing that infuriates me!

The Lie that struck me most..... "It's My Sons Kit".. Later he describes why HE, (HIMSELF)… DOES THIS & THAT.

Think for that money I'd want a head which had both layers intact & maybe even a...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-29-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,055
Posted By longjohn
Re: Suddenly Inherited Rogers Kit From Brother - Restoration!

D21649... right in there... Bought it in Fiji '76..

Cheers
John
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