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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-14-2019, 07:50 AM
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Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Recut Bearing Edges on Valuable Vintage drums?

Just how bad are they and who is doing the advice?

Yes. In all probability it will devalue the drums...especially when consideration is given to who is doing it. It may increase the value of the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-30-2019, 09:57 PM
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Views: 20,302
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: This is the Display Your Rogers Drums Thread

2018 Dyna-Sonic Black Lacquer Gloss
2017 Dyna-Sonic # 1021 and 1073
Ripple Powertones….
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-30-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 20,302
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: This is the Display Your Rogers Drums Thread

Aiming to please.
1961 Dyna-Sonic # 1036
1963 Sky Blue Ripple 20-13-16
1963 Sky Blue Ripple Powertone # 1196
2017... Dyna-Sonic, Natural Satin Maple. NAMM and Chicago Drum Show Prototype
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-27-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Rogers R360

Export class... entry level, imported, luan. Pass.
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-10-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 555
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Ludwig or Rogers.

I traded a Black Beauty.. and a Supraphonic for a Rogers Dyna-Sonic, and got the better of it.

As for the new Dyna-Sonic.. limited isn't something I would call it. A choice you would need to make...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-05-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Rogers Drums "In Round" Tolerances

I thinkn theres nearly 80 individual drums here spread out over 24 years. This is going to take a month of Sunday's to figure out.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-23-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Very early 7 line Rogerís Dynasonic! #1063

I am not certain of the lowest Powertone numbers. I have 1196, also Blue Ripple. As is Dyna-Sonic 1036. The Dyna-Sonic has some incorrect parts. Hoops, throw and frame are from the late 60's. Still...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-22-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Very early 7 line Rogerís Dynasonic! #1063

Definitely 1961. Before Jerry started doing set up and tuning. I have 1036... Sky Blue Ripple, and 1171... which I showed off yesterday.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-13-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Rogers - replacing original B&B lugs with reproductions

Buy stuff... keep asking. Buy more stuff. Keep asking. The people running the show are very open to feedback, suggestions, and comments. Keep asking.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-10-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,171
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Rogers Powertone vs Holiday vs Tower

The Sta-Tite is the evolution of the Clock Face--- Perma-Tension throw off that was used on Holiday, Dyna-Sonic, early Powertone... Sta-Tite beginning sometime in 1963 towards 1964. The Sta-Tight...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 02-09-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By The Ploughman
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-07-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Rogers Big R snare

The prices are pretty solid for new drums. Seriously, they kind of have to be. So you call a bud. He sells you 150 off. You post it. 47 other guys repost it. Call your bud. 150 off. Now no one can...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-06-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Rogers Big R snare

I fully recommend the New Issue rogers Dyna-Sonic snare drums. Awesome drums. Either lug choice. Both are rock solid.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-05-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Rogers Big R snare

Neither hoop on this drum is rogers. This drum is from approx. 1981. One picture doesn't make for the sale price. You cannot see the actual condition of the finish. Nor do you know anything of the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-04-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,640
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Rogers Fullerton, good or not?

The Fullerton Lugs are lighter... and so are speckled gray Dayton era lugs, when compared to the earlier Cleveland era 2nd generation lug. First Gen Cleveland lugs are fragile, and will snap the lug...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-03-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,640
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Rogers Fullerton, good or not?

Collet tensioners are crap. Cast and crack. On that Londoner V you will have six. David Drew at Drews Music, Woonsocket RI... has machined replacements. Original machined also fit
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-08-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Rogers COB DynaSonic

I answered your message...…… question... Is the badge an oval shaped badge or slightly a little past square, but not quite rectangle? If oval ...1970/ early 71. If the other, then 1975./early 1976....
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-07-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: '60s Vintage Rogers Hardware Question

Anything built after April 1966 was CBS era... to the shuttering of the doors in June 1984. Some of the changes were good changes. Some not so much. All of those pictured, while they might not be as...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-07-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: '60s Vintage Rogers Hardware Question

T's and Claws... late 1966 change to the "Batwing" as some call it. Patented by Jos. B Thompson/ Rogers.

Floor tom leg mounts. first pic. is a Fullerton era Cast Knobby. Second pic is the...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-30-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Rogers Dyna-Sonic Snare Case

But they are that good
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-27-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Rogers Dyna-Sonic Snare Case

I have two of the Ahead Dyna-Sonic cases. They will never be sold, traded, or let go.
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-26-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 937
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Vintage drum costs

The Cadillac...…

Will always be the drums, (without regard to brand)… that are in pristine condition. That have very few finish flaws. That have not been recut or modified. The mounts are...
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-17-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Modern Drum Syndrome

That looks like the latest, greatest, crock of crap to sell kids that cant change a flat tire or drive a stick.
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-17-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Modern Drum Syndrome

All the mapex stuff I remember seeing was a good sales pitch for any other maker.
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-12-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By The Ploughman
Re: Assembly of the "new" Dynasonic

Yes it is.
I wasn't planning on buying a drum... I had three, the original WMP I purchased within days of the Chicago Show introduction, the BDP I bought in February when on the hunt for number...
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