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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-07-2017, 04:18 PM
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Posted By hangjohnny
Re: George Way 1918 snare drum

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August 20 th . 1918 .... That is the exact day that George Way finished this drum !
Really .... How fantastic is that ! Talk about provenance .
So... big birthday celebration for My...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-29-2017, 12:13 PM
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Posted By hangjohnny
Re: George Way 1918 snare drum

Nittanyperc....Thanks for that info... I am fascinated by the George way story
Any chance that you could dig up a picture or two of those drum badges on hoops?
They were obviously only on the...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-25-2017, 01:09 PM
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Posted By hangjohnny
Re: George Way 1918 snare drum

Hi friends. I am thinking of putting skins on this beauty!
My curiosity has gotten to Me , and I am thinking that with the wood hoops this might be a great sounding snare!.
I am sure there is a...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-15-2017, 02:03 PM
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Posted By hangjohnny
Re: George Way 1918 snare drum

Hey check this out !
George Way put the badge on the hoop instead of the shell .
Common back then or another innovation of His ?
Comments ?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-09-2017, 03:45 PM
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Posted By hangjohnny
Re: George Way 1918 snare drum

Yes ! ...I managed to post pictures of My rare find .
This snare is so original that I imagine that it had to have been stored away ,untouched until someone brought it to this antique store in...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-09-2017, 03:19 PM
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Posted By hangjohnny
Re: George Way 1918 snare drum

The mystery snare drum revealed
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-31-2017, 01:58 PM
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Posted By hangjohnny
Re: George Way 1918 snare drum

Wow look whats coming out of the woodwork !
With the help of a friend ... I plan to post pictures today .
I have seen Ron Dunnetts nickel over brass version , now this little gem ...
George way...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-31-2017, 12:12 AM
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Posted By hangjohnny
Re: George Way 1918 snare drum

Pressroll...I must thank you for your time invested in this important topic !
This article reads like a movie .... seriously this is classic rejection of the status quo , and its big money...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-30-2017, 01:25 PM
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Posted By hangjohnny
Re: George Way 1918 snare drum

On the topic of a USA drum /non USA drum ....
What are the qualifying points?Maybe this post should be in the USA thread .
#1..Iconic American builder
#2.. Leedy strainer made in USA
#3.. lugs...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-29-2017, 06:26 PM
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Posted By hangjohnny
Re: George Way 1918 snare drum

Ha Ha ... Got Me on that technicality Oddball !
Again correct Me if I am wrong , but the two snares pictured are circa 50s-60s right?
I am describing a snare drum George Way built with His own...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-29-2017, 03:21 PM
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Posted By hangjohnny
George Way 1918 snare drum

99 years ago George Way followed his true love up to Edmonton Canada.
While He was there He made a few drums using Leedy parts .
He must have been serious about production , as He named His project...
Forum: For Sale 07-14-2015, 03:17 AM
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Posted By hangjohnny
Re: 80's Sonor Signature Bubinga 7 Piece

Hey just sold this same set ... Mine was 8 pcs. also the 15 x 17 floor tom .
A doctor in N y city bought them ... and I am in Vancouver . Imagine .
Forum: For Sale 02-19-2014, 04:21 AM
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Posted By hangjohnny
Sonor signature series 8 pce . babinga set

I am selling My babies ! I bought them at drums only in 1981 , they are still as new . This is a complete kit ... no missing pieces . Ultra low serial #s .... B. D. is # 0032. Show room condition...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-19-2014, 03:47 AM
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Views: 1,697
Posted By hangjohnny
Re: Sonor HLD-590 Snare Drum Production Yrs. Question

Hey I am a lucky man ! I own 2 signature series 14 x 8 babinga snares .
Forum: Snare Drum Gallery 02-19-2014, 03:41 AM
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Posted By hangjohnny
Re: Sonor Signature Series HLD-590 Bronze

Wow what a beauty ! I have the rest of the set , including the babinga wood snare . enjoy
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