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Forum: Vintage Drums 07-11-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 392
Posted By Sweets
Re: Ludwig Psych red on reverb

Oh! Oh wow...I missed that one haha.
Strange place for a mount indeed..
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-11-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 392
Posted By Sweets
Re: Ludwig Psych red on reverb

I donít get why the cymbal mount is cringeworthy?
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-02-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By Sweets
Re: Ludwig Silver Sparkle Drums

Doh! You’re right of course, how could I forget...oh well, same sound! :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-02-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 466
Posted By Sweets
Re: Ludwig Silver Sparkle Drums

Ready for some Soul Sacrifice!
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-19-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,115
Posted By Sweets
Re: Old Man Rant: Something I hope never happens to drums.

Well, I didnít want to be the one to say it. ;)
I guess I may be underestimating the size of that market...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-17-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,115
Posted By Sweets
Re: Old Man Rant: Something I hope never happens to drums.

What kind of person would buy something like that?
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-22-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 698
Posted By Sweets
Re: Vintage Camco 5000 Bass Drum Pedal

I’ve got one just like that, probably paid too much for it but I’m glad I did, cause now it’s all I ever use. It has a very natural and effortless feel to it. The more common chain Camco is almost as...
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-08-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By Sweets
Re: Sick of drum pics? Post a pic of your favorite "side-dish" here.

The 60ís (and 70ís) had the best synthesizers. Here an EMS VCS3 from 1969. A Camco LA is lurking in the background for extra relevance...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-22-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 648
Posted By Sweets
Re: Ludwig silver spakle a ginger ale thing??

How did you apply it for an even result, wipe on?
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-18-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By Sweets
Re: Fred Armisen... ďStand up for DrummersĒ

Well, the accent bit was fantastic. The drumming, not so much..
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-14-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 856
Posted By Sweets
Re: Camco Drums

For those sizes, if they would still have had their original wrap they would have been worth double what he’s asking. I’m no fan of black lacquer, but soundwise they should still be fantastic, and...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-14-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 856
Posted By Sweets
Re: Camco Drums

Congrats! Youíre in for a treat.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-13-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 856
Posted By Sweets
Re: Camco Drums

Ok, that would make them pretty unique. Only early Oaklawn had 4-ply, as far as I know.
Chanute era were 6 ply Jasper, and LA switched to 6 ply Keller.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-13-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 856
Posted By Sweets
Re: Camco Drums

Chanute and LA 4-ply?? Did you mean to say 6-ply?
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-03-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 910
Posted By Sweets
Re: Tabs.... Sister Golden Hair... anyone?

Seems very straightforward. The rest is 4, and the fill is 4, but maybe what is messing up your counting is the fact that the vocals come in early towards the end of the fill, before the next 1,...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-15-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,672
Posted By Sweets
Re: I Did the Unthinkable

Good for you! A bass drum without cymbal mount is a crippled drum. flower
Forum: For Sale 01-04-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,331
Posted By Sweets
Re: Camco Oaklawn complete Drum set for sale 12, 12, 14, 18, 14

Agreed, sure. In my view it is more of a problem if the fading isnít uniform. If anything, a slightly faded wrap means itís original.
I happen to like the ginger ale look, can certainly understand...
Forum: For Sale 01-04-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,331
Posted By Sweets
Re: Camco Oaklawn complete Drum set for sale 12, 12, 14, 18, 14

Wow, silver sparkle absolutely not appealing?!? Thatís highly subjective. Do you mean from some weird collectors angle? Because personally I would take the SS over gold, and most any other wrap...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 12-20-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 972
Posted By Sweets
Re: Newby needs help

Possibly the first, definitely the latter. And itís just a shame in general really, to experiment on older cymbals.
I would suggest you find an older stand, or trade the cymbal towards something...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 12-18-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By Sweets
Re: Camco Oaklawn era

Ah, red sparkle, just in time for Christmas. I bet that sounds fantastic!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-17-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By Sweets
Re: Camco 18/12/14 bop kit ~ all orphans

Me, I would love to find a silver sparkle 18”...but in reality I would take just about any old Oaklawn/Chanute 18”, random wrap or no wrap at all, holes or no holes. I just want a player one as an...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-17-2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By Sweets
Re: Camco 18/12/14 bop kit ~ all orphans

Wow, congrats! Very envious...hen’s teeth indeed.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-14-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By Sweets
Re: What are these Tympani's worth?

Too bad I am on the other side of the Atlantic, I would love those in the studio. Beautiful!
Forum: Wanted to Buy 11-19-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 301
Posted By Sweets
Re: WTB - English Rogers Script Badge for Snare

You're very welcome!
They're flat, so you'll need to bend it to the necessary curved shape. Also, you'll have to invent your own way of attaching it to the two holes, I was thinking of glueing or...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 11-19-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 301
Posted By Sweets
Re: WTB - English Rogers Script Badge for Snare

I recently bought a couple of replicas for my kit here:

http://www.nickhopkindrums.com/english-rogers-badge.html
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