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Forum: General Drum Questions 09-28-2018, 01:26 PM
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Re: Why do people dent your heads ?

Tecqnique, and control. I agree. I can play as hard and loud as anyone without denting heads. It is a shame I have to make it hard on all drummers by having them lug their sets in and out who come...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-27-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,127
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Why do people dent your heads ?

I have had it. What in hell ls wrong with drummers who destroy their and my drum heads. I provide a nice set for drummers to use in my recording studio, but no more. I had a guy come in yesterday,...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-23-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
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Re: Slingerland Black Diamond Pearl

What you can do is put masking tape over the insert strips on the bass drum hoops, then carefully follow the indentions on both sides of the strips with a exacto knife and pull off the tape on each...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-22-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
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Re: Slingerland Black Diamond Pearl

WoHoo, looking good ! Yeah, guess you'll have to put that head on the other side of your bass drum. You should check out getting that 14" down even with your 16". Gauges rim off a cymbal stand, or...
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-16-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By vibes
Re: Why Do Ludwig Drums Sound So Good

Oh , and I have a 1964 5 1/2"x14" champagne sparkle Jazz Festival in excellent condition that I love !
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-11-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
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Re: Slingerland Black Diamond Pearl

I'm excited for you. Make some good pics of the whole set up. I just wish I had the opportunity to play mine more. I try to rotate my sets but most of the venues I have been playing lately can no way...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 08-10-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By vibes
Re: Hard Case

I have a hard case like that without wheels but it is Sabian. Will hold several cymbals. Not using it. Make me a offer.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 08-10-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By vibes
Re: Hard Case

I have one like that but it is a Sabian.
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-10-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
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Re: Why Do Ludwig Drums Sound So Good

Because they be good ! I have three Ludwig sets. 1958 Gold Sparkle trans badge, 64-68 Champagne Sparkle, 1980 Silver Sparkle 6 ply maple. The Gold and Champagne are similar in that great warm round...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-10-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
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Re: Slingerland Black Diamond Pearl

I had the same intentions as you. I was going to sell mine, even had a buyer lined up, but the more I kept looking at the shells and how nice they were I decided to keep them. Plus all the...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-09-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
Posted By vibes
Re: Slingerland Black Diamond Pearl

Those shells are some of the nicest ever made by Slingerland. Really nice rerings. They should sound great. I am not a fan of the double tom mount but do like the single mount. I will use the mount...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-06-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By vibes
Re: NYT Zildjian Article ...

I found some A Zildjian late 50's early 60's from a person on Craig's list who had bought some drum items at a estate sale. 20" hand hammered ride that I have been using as my jazz ride for the last...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-03-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
Posted By vibes
Re: Slingerland Black Diamond Pearl

That is how I set up my Avante set. Use the largest tom as a floor next to the designated floor tom. Looks and sounds great. Wish mine had of been BDP in the same shape as my red wrap.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-26-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 335
Posted By vibes
Re: Monitors for Singing Drummers

I always carry my own little personal powered monitor with me to gigs. A Galaxy Audio Core PA5X140. It accepts 1/4 inch and XLR inputs. Volume, High, Mid, and Low EQ knobs. Line out phono and 1/4...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-16-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By vibes
Re: Coating MIJ drum interiors

Not sure about the sound difference, but I treated the wood on my snare with Danish oil. It soaked it up and will harden and preserve the wood. Couldn't hurt. I plan to do it to the rest of my set....
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-25-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By vibes
Re: Ludwig Smorgasborg Project Kit

Those are cool ! Nice job.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-25-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,181
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Re: Older guys

Still here, in and out. 60 I have been playing in a R&B band and also have a jazz gig I have been playing every Sat. Night for a year. I have 11 vintage sets and two modern sets. Going to star...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-11-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,026
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Re: Slingerland Avante in Sparkling Orange Pearl

Thanks ! You should hang on to that set. I love that sparkle . I can't believe that with all the beautiful wraps offered whoever owned mine originally would choose plain red, or maybe that was what...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-11-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,390
Posted By vibes
Re: Need Help identifying ludwig black panther set?

Well, if your toddler Showa a interest in playing on those,,you never know. I started banging on my Mom's pots and pans as a toddler. You might have a future drummer on your hands and keep them to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-11-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,026
Posted By vibes
Re: Slingerland Avante in Sparkling Orange Pearl

Very nice set ! Same type shells as my Avante set. Look how nice and thick those rerings are. I think these shells are the best ever made by Slingerland. Mine are the same age but larger sizes. I am...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-21-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By vibes
Re: Picked up a Slingerland 80N kit this weekend

Wow ! I know your thrilled to have those. Enjoy !
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-13-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By vibes
Re: How to get into vintage

I found all my vintage sets on my local and surrounding area Craig's List. Here in South east florida people have moved here from all over and don't play anymore, or pass away, or just don't have...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-13-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By vibes
Re: 1967 Ludwig “breakbeats beater”

I have a Sonor Safari set and love it. I use it in very small venues and on some jazz gigs. Sounds great and top notch hardware. Much better quality than the breakbeat set. No offense to owners of...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-10-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 30,532
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Forum: Vintage Drums 05-10-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By vibes
Re: 1965/66 Slingerland Shelbyville Stagebands

Gorgeous set ! Just beautiful. Are you going to use the bass drum cymbal mount to hold a ride cymbal ?
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