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Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-20-2021, 03:13 AM
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Forum: Vintage Cymbals 12-25-2020, 03:55 PM
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Re: Zildjian 24.5

Yes, it is a 60's stamp.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 12-21-2020, 08:43 PM
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Re: You rarely see a 23" Avedis these days

Six pounds exactly would be 2721g,. If that was the weight of a 22", it might be considered a median heavy cymbal. However, for a 23" cymbal I have no idea how much of the weight is a result of the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-17-2020, 03:19 PM
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Re: Another eBay Bargain

We may differ on that. Maybe it comes from my technical background as a software developer as well as a musician. I don't like complication for its own sake but when features add value then I embrace...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-16-2020, 11:51 AM
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Re: Another eBay Bargain

Sorry, but I will have to disagree with some of what you said. The solid maple 5x14 DW Craviotto snare which my son Dan uses for rock gigs has much more definition and a crack and sounds completely...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 12-15-2020, 11:32 PM
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Re: Just about as thin as a 22" ever gets

Thanks. Interesting. It is definitely not anything like the Dream Bliss 22 I have. I think it may be a little too thin for my taste. It reminds me a bit of some of some of Craig Lauritsen's cymbals....
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 12-14-2020, 12:40 AM
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Posted By BosLover
Re: Just about as thin as a 22" ever gets

Thanks. Whenever you get chance. Among my son's many ride cymbals he has a 20" and 22" Dream Bliss. Just curious how a really thin one sounds.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-12-2020, 11:08 PM
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Posted By BosLover
Another eBay Bargain

My son Dan (MileStones) just saw this ad on eBay. Its a Billy Gladstone 7x14 snare. According to the seller its a rare gold plated prototype. and he includes a lot of background history. He is...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 12-10-2020, 01:54 AM
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Forum: Vintage Cymbals 12-09-2020, 07:03 PM
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Re: Interesting way to try to stop a crack

I still have my thirst for knowledge. However, I can think of better ways to spend my time these days than wasting it arguing about any subject which, in the grand scheme of things, is relatively...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 12-09-2020, 04:36 PM
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Re: Interesting way to try to stop a crack

lol. I guess I had a good teacher. Bowing
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 12-09-2020, 12:43 AM
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Posted By BosLover
Re: Interesting way to try to stop a crack

Hey Bill,

I assume this is a Type I, correct? I see signs of vertical hatching and the placement of the Made in USA under Turkish Cymbals appears to be correct for a Type I. 2330 grams seems...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 12-07-2020, 06:39 PM
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Posted By BosLover
Re: Just about as thin as a 22" ever gets

I would like to see a video of that cymbal?
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 12-06-2020, 10:39 PM
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Posted By BosLover
Re: Just about as thin as a 22" ever gets

Yep. The 22" Type II trans stamp my son Milestones got from Steve Maxwell's NYC store in 2019 weighs in at 1908 grams. It is in excellent condition for a 71 year old cymbal. While a bit of the Arabic...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-01-2020, 08:08 AM
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Posted By BosLover
Re: Jo Jones in Drum Shop - Kits, teaching....

That video was taken close to 50 years ago. While I didn't get the opportunity to meet Jo Jones, I did get to see Gene Krupa perform several years earlier. It was June of 1964. I know this because...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-01-2020, 12:53 AM
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Posted By BosLover
Re: Jo Jones in Drum Shop - Kits, teaching....

I lived in Greenwich Village from 1969 to 1982 and during the 70's I purchased a number of things including a custom made trap case from Frank Ippolito's Professional Percussion Center. For a time I...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-30-2020, 02:19 PM
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Posted By BosLover
Re: Ludwig WMP

I was under the impression that the floor toms are somewhat hard to come by because the Club Dates were often sold without one. Is that correct or do I have bad information?
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-30-2020, 12:10 PM
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Posted By BosLover
Re: Ludwig WMP

Nice looking but the WMP wrap looks yellower than most kits I've seen from that period. What is the general condition? As to the price, how much is the Ludwig Classic Maple snare you would be giving...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-20-2020, 01:27 AM
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Posted By BosLover
Re: Looking for info and value 22" ride

This is a typical '60's A. The condition looks to be very good but '60s A's are very common. I'm no expert on prices especially during a pandemic, but I would guess $125 to $175. Is there a reason...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-21-2020, 12:10 PM
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Posted By BosLover
Re: Ludwig Speed King reissue?

I have had one on back order from the Drum Center of Portsmouth. They recently had gotten an update from Ludwig on delivery. It is now supposed to be available by the end of June, but I suspect with...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-15-2020, 10:19 PM
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Views: 743
Posted By BosLover
Re: Ludwig Speed King reissue?

I've had one on order from the Drum Center of Portsmouth since early May. The latest word at that time was mid-June delivery. But with Covid-19 its impossible to say when it will be delivered. For...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-10-2020, 11:38 PM
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Views: 7,858
Posted By BosLover
Re: Is Anyone Still Using This Forum?

I'm posting almost every week. There isn't always something to post about.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-21-2020, 12:41 AM
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Views: 1,757
Posted By BosLover
Re: Wow these Ludwig toms 1960s

I can't imagine ever being interested in them even for free, but if they float your boat that's all that counts.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-20-2020, 01:34 AM
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Views: 963
Posted By BosLover
Re: Is Steve Maxwell still making reproduction parts?

Its too bad the rail mounts are no longer available. I'm glad my son and I got ours when we did.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-20-2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 963
Posted By BosLover
Re: Is Steve Maxwell still making reproduction parts?

We have his rail mount on our 1962 Ludwig Super Classics and its a first rate repro in my opinion. I'm sorry to hear that you experienced some issues with yours.
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