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Forum: Vintage Drums 04-02-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,791
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Hardware Thread Repair Video

Great Video! My friend has fixed my 1970's Slingerland bass drum spur brackets and floor tom leg holders using a Heil Coil kit. I didn't know it was this easy.
Thank you for the video.
Bob
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 02-12-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,129
Posted By OleHickory
Re: 1967/68 Fibes COF Buddy Rich

Awesome :)
Classy Song; Very Classy Performance!

And the Fibes kit sounded kit Great!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-02-2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,193
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Any Olympic guys out there?

Still looking for the photos I took of the finished snare drum.

Bob
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-02-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,193
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Any Olympic guys out there?

Sorry about that; I just found my flash drive.
The sizes are 20" bass drum, 16x15" floor tom and 8x12. The snare is 5.5x14 8 lug Olympic by Premier I purchased via eBay.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-01-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,193
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Any Olympic guys out there?

Hello folks, I enjoy playing my Olympic by Premier drums from the 1970's as marketed and sold by Selmer USA.
Here are a few photo's from my orphan kit, purchased on ebay. The 14x20 and 8x12 were...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-31-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,416
Posted By OleHickory
Re: DW clamp on spurs vs precision drum

I purchased DW hoop mounted spurs about two years ago as I was unable to find Premier bass drum spurs for a 1970's 14 x 20 bass drum.
They look great and the bass drum stays put all night long.
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-20-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,640
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Major Birthday Gift Idea for a Drummer?

Belated Happy Birthday Larry. I also had a big milestone birthday last month and my family surprised me with a "FitBit" Surge unit. They are concerned about my health and wearing it reminds me to...
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-20-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,840
Posted By OleHickory
Re: how do you put a title to this

Sorry to read that your Mom has passed. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-20-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,823
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Books by drummers

Thanks Folks for the great gift ideas. My family always asks what I want for my birthday and Christmas. I never know what to reply; I do now :-)
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-01-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,468
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Resource list for young/new drum students.

What a very Cool and Proud Uncle!
The videos John uploaded inspire me. They are great to watch again!
I look forward to reading your nephews questions just like we asked when we first started our...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-17-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,964
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Current state of vintage drum prices?

I have been talking up the advantage of owning "Vintage drum kits" in place of purchasing newly manufactured drum kits available at our local "Big Box Music" instrument retailers.
My key points to...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 03-09-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,205
Posted By OleHickory
Re: 1965 Rogers Jazz in WMP

That is one very "Classy" kit! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-26-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Leedy & Ludwig restoration advice

John, Thank you for this information. I will finish detailing this kit one night next week.
Bob
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-25-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,095
Posted By OleHickory
Re: I knew it!

Hi John,
I have been told numbers do go past 4!
Enjoyed your post; you always keep it lite & me laughing :D
Bob
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-25-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Leedy & Ludwig restoration advice

Hi Blair, looking at the photo I posted, it looks like chrome. I was mildly overwhelmed working on the toms. This was my first time working on Leedy&Ludwig drums
Could you please send my friend an...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-25-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,095
Posted By OleHickory
Re: I knew it!

Well, for what its worth, I plan to print and frame the article��
Tired of hearing all of the "You can only count to four" jokes.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-25-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,206
Posted By OleHickory
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-25-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Leedy & Ludwig restoration advice

My friend was probably jumping out of his boots when I sent the text.
This is great:)

Thanks Jeff,
Bob
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-25-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Leedy & Ludwig restoration advice

Blairndrums,
He is interested. PM with his email address has been sent


Thanks,
Bob
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-25-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Leedy & Ludwig restoration advice

Jeff, I will apply the Novus to all of the drums during my next visit. I am looking forward to cleaning the bass drum. I will upload pics of the bass drum next week.

Blairndrums, I will text my...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-25-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Leedy & Ludwig restoration advice

Jeff, Thank you for your quick reply and suggestion. I was amazed to sit behind them and play them. This was the first time I ever saw a Leedy&Ludwig drum set in person.
I will pass along your head...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-25-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Leedy & Ludwig restoration advice

I cleaned the lugs, hoop...etc with a Dawn solution in a spray bottle. The tension rods and hoop clips were placed in a Dawn bath. I finished the tension rods by cleaning the threads with a Mr. Kleen...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-25-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By OleHickory
Leedy & Ludwig restoration advice

Hello VDF Members,
A friend of my family asked me to help him restore a 3 piece Leedy & Ludwig kit. He thought they were from the 1940ís and purchased them about 13 years ago for $200. The 14x22...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-09-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 44,534
Posted By OleHickory
Re: The Basic Set-Up Of A Snare Drum

John, this is great information and a recipe for snare drum setup success. I do hope this earns a "pin" in the Restoring Vintage Drums section here. Looking forward to reading more posts from some of...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-09-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,064
Posted By OleHickory
Re: Please help identify the shell material on these Olympic By Premier drums

EricP.....Glad to help

Ning....Martin has one Awesome Premier kit. I love the the aquamarine sparkle finish and matching stands. Thanks for sharing
Bob
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