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Forum: Vintage Drums Yesterday, 12:07 PM
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Posted By markrocks68
Re: Leedy Gig

awesome! LOVE them Leedy drums!
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-16-2019, 07:19 PM
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Posted By markrocks68
Re: My first vintage set

They WILL NOT pack it properly so you are taking a BIG risk by have these goons do that for you. NO way would I go that route. It WILL arrived damaged. I'd do the road trip. You may even find more...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 08-14-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By markrocks68
Re: 1952 WFL Porto-Pak in Sparkling Red Pearl

Thanks all! The offset badge is era correct for early 50s WFL.
These babies SING! flowers2
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-14-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 990
Posted By markrocks68
Re: Opinions: Hawthorne Drum Shop

I recently bought from Chris for the first time and had an excellent transaction and I paid what I think is an excellent price for the cleanest nicest duco kit I've ever seen. He provided all the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-10-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By markrocks68
Re: 1952 WFL Porto-Pak Outfit No. 986P in Sparkling Red Pearl with era correct FT

Yes! The 12x22 is quite amazing! It's got a lot of depth for NOT having a lot of depth! As for yours, my kit has the 5.5x13 Porto Pak snare hence the outfit name. I only saw the NYer in the 59...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 08-10-2019, 12:31 PM
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Views: 178
Posted By markrocks68
1952 WFL Porto-Pak in Sparkling Red Pearl

12x22 bass drum
8x12 tom
5.5x13 Classic Porto-Pak snare
16x16 Classic FT was ordered with set as this kit.
ALL ORIGINAL.
Yes Sir
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-10-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By markrocks68
Re: 1952 WFL Porto-Pak Outfit No. 986P in Sparkling Red Pearl with era correct FT

and some next day gig shots. Man these babies SANG!! :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-10-2019, 12:18 PM
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Posted By markrocks68
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-10-2019, 12:14 PM
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Views: 214
Posted By markrocks68
1952 WFL Porto-Pak Outfit No. 986P in Sparkling Red Pearl with era correct FT

You can check out the full story on the kit at DF.
Again, thanks to Josh Fry for his help in getting this time machine to my collection.
These drums are in pristine original condition. As good as...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-08-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By markrocks68
Re: Another Leedy Returns

AWESOME!
As a fellow lover of them Leedy kits I know how good they sound so happy it all worked out for you! :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-07-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By markrocks68
Re: 1939-41 SLINGERLAND 7 x 14 SILVER SPARKLE HOLLYWOOD ACE MODEL RADIO KING

“Mark Cooper” wing of the Curotto Collection...
Thats so Cool1
Awesome drum as usual sir!
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-06-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By markrocks68
Re: Leedy Returns

CONGRATS!!
Awesome set.
I contemplated getting that kit myself.
Are you going to put a rail mount back on?
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-24-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By markrocks68
Re: Gretsch Round Badge in Red Glass Glitter

awesome set man! Congrats!! Keep on Pl
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-23-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 639
Posted By markrocks68
Re: Leedy

agree!! :)
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 07-19-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By markrocks68
Re: 1959 Ludwig Buddy Rich 980P Super Classic

HA! Thank you Dan!
I missed that Blue Ripple Rogers set by about an hour. I had NO idea it was on the bay as I was on vaca in HI & kind of put everything to the side for a week. I came back & saw it...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 07-15-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By markrocks68
Re: 1959 Ludwig Buddy Rich 980P Super Classic

Great info & thank you! I've since added the correct BR SC snare & LOVE it! Plus that COB one is my go too...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-14-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 874
Posted By markrocks68
Re: Two estate sale finds

I'll have pics up when they get here.
Complete WFL 50'S Barret Deems Porto Pak outfit. The FT was ordered with the set. EVERYTHING! Jump For Joy
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-14-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 874
Posted By markrocks68
Re: Two estate sale finds

Estate sale finds RULE!!
I just hit the lotto too. Congrats on the fantastic set!
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 07-10-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By markrocks68
Re: 1959 Ludwig Buddy Rich 980P Super Classic

Thank you Mark!
Wait till you see the beauty I JUST landed! Yes Sir
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 07-10-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By markrocks68
Re: 1959 Ludwig Buddy Rich 980P Super Classic

Thanks man!
I'm a bit of a freak with the catalog correct accessories!
Hey fellow NYC guy here too.
Lived at 34th St & 34 ave in Astoria for a couple years & 9 in Manhattan.
Now in Sun Diego!...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 07-07-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By markrocks68
1959 Ludwig Buddy Rich 980P Super Classic

Honky Tonkin last night on my 1959 Transition Badge Buddy Rich Outfit No. 980P Super Classic.
Had both the incredible BR matching SC snare & COB TB 400. Dads early 60s 22” K ride & Speed King too!...
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-04-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By markrocks68
Re: Happy 4th of July!

HAPPY 4th all!!
A one drum gig today
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-03-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By markrocks68
Re: Latest Addition: 1962 Pre Serial Ludwig Combo/Club Date in Blue/Silver Duco CLEAN

Thank you Dean! I'll keep this in as good a shape as when I got it for the next lucky drummer/curator :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-03-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By markrocks68
Re: gretsch 58 anniversary set on CL

Man that guy needs to take some REAL pics!
great kit but really if your asking that much provide some real photos.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-03-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By markrocks68
Re: Latest Addition: 1962 Pre Serial Ludwig Combo/Club Date in Blue/Silver Duco CLEAN

Thanks Al!!
I LOVE this kit! and it sounds as good as it looks!
I think time was especially hard on the paint they used back then.
They do look beat up as all that flaking & chipping really kills...
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