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Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-16-2018, 11:08 PM
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Posted By steff
Re: Old Man Rant: How hard is it to spell cymbal?

yes, sorry for my english :p ^_^

you have a donkey to handle, what do you do not give him the diploma? maybe he's just proud of his slang, I would rather have in society a happy donkey that is...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-16-2018, 09:14 PM
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Posted By steff
Re: Old Man Rant: How hard is it to spell cymbal?

guys, from the point of view might also be right that the society through the public school to move forward a donkey that writes bad words, you can also consider him the village idiot and laugh about...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-16-2018, 07:30 AM
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Posted By steff
Re: Old Man Rant: How hard is it to spell cymbal?

there are also the legendary AVIDAS Cymbals, caution because they are not shoes!
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-15-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 104
Posted By steff
Re: Very old Zildjian 12"

that then, talking about vintage quality cymbals, who has experience knows that you take two identical model and weight and one divinely sounds that you would pay $ 2000 and the other, who knows why,...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-15-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 104
Posted By steff
Re: Very old Zildjian 12"

the only positive side for you that when you go to buy them you will spend much less than those looking for thinner, for the rest is just a subjective matter ... the thick bottom hi hat is an...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-15-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By steff
Re: Very old Zildjian 12"

if heavy as many Costantinople the value will not be very high, it is not rare and little buyers interest, but without knowing the exact weight and the photos it will be impossible to give a value,...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-15-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By steff
Re: Very old Zildjian 12"

What do you need to know? if you want to sell it you have to weigh it and with the photo if you want to sell it quickly put it up for auction, if it's heavy its value should max $ 40 imho, do not...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-13-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 84
Posted By steff
Re: Old K Stamp Identification.

you're right for the "Trade Mark", I had not gone back in time to the IIa Stamp because I had excluded the "& Cie" , even if see bad it seems more like an "O" (& CO) than an "I" (& CIE), anyway...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-13-2018, 07:28 AM
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Posted By steff
Exclamation My Old K 20" Ultra Paper Thin Auctioned on Ebay

last two days!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/113131705913
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-13-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 84
Posted By steff
Re: Old K Stamp Identification.

so bent is hard as a hi hat, you can use it as a battle cymbal , or trashy fx ...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-13-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 84
Posted By steff
Re: Old K Stamp Identification.

K. same size of Zildjian so Old Stamp IIa (1945-1949)
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-01-2018, 04:43 PM
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Posted By steff
Re: Slingerland Snare Drum

with extra holes and mod 300-400$ ...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-29-2018, 02:50 PM
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Posted By steff
Re: Percent of unmodified classic American kits left?

the 70s drums are in percent much less modified, I think it is less than 1%, compared to the previous ones, more you go back in time and more the percent increases, but giving numbers would be...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-11-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By steff
Re: Restoring 16" Ludwig 20s Special Order

imho, the Fiberskin have a nice pleasant sound but they are too hard/rigid to touch, the Renaissance are pleasant to touch, they have a nice open sound but too much midrange tonality upward, the...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-10-2018, 08:03 PM
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Posted By steff
Re: Restoring 16" Ludwig 20s Special Order

I also wanted to try the Nuskyn but of this size do not exist, I heard them on congas and look like a better alternative. I also contacted Remo and they told me to take the big measure and cut them...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-10-2018, 07:50 PM
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Views: 308
Posted By steff
Re: Restoring 16" Ludwig 20s Special Order

I usually use the Renaissance, I have already ordered them also for this (Amb/Amb), in another equal in mahogany I have Amb/Dip, and in another still Amb/Emp, very natural sound and touch, before I...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-10-2018, 10:35 AM
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Posted By steff
Re: Restoring 16" Ludwig 20s Special Order

et voilą, finished, restoring I prefer to remove only the superfluous, if necessary to repair, for the rest keep as much as possible the original aged with a worn look, without risking that effect of...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-09-2018, 10:20 AM
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Posted By steff
Re: Restoring 16" Ludwig 20s Special Order

when I saw black I also thought of the external mahogany, instead removed all paints below I found normal maple, the shell is 3mil solid maple bird eyes + 1mil maple standard w/ solid maple...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-08-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By steff
Re: Restoring 16" Ludwig 20s Special Order

the original paint was really black, it is visible because the gold color was applied with the skins mounted, then removed the skins the edge was just black ebonized, in contact with the stripper it...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-08-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By steff
Re: Restoring 16" Ludwig 20s Special Order

you think the legionaire logo was very rare ???

as soon as it emerged was not more possible to save, the chemical dissolves it completely ...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-08-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 308
Posted By steff
Restoring 16" Ludwig 20s Special Order

hello to all, I'm restoring this 20s Ludwig drum, so many surprises... it was completely painted golden, the inner shell is maple dense bird eye, seen in the catalog that made only in special order...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-25-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 188
Posted By steff
Re: Slingerland Radio King toms question

maybe it's broken and the circular muffler is missing ...

https://reverb.com/nz/item/1574067-slingerland-radio-king-9x13-tom-shell-1950-s-gray-pearl
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-24-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 188
Posted By steff
Re: Slingerland Radio King toms question

it's really true, it identifies better from the inside ^_^

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Forum: Vintage Drums 05-24-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 188
Posted By steff
Re: Slingerland Radio King toms question

thank you so much :)

so even without the vent hole ... is there a special reason?

then the Radio King toms are identifiable only from the engraved hoops, and (on trust) from the hardware?
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-23-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 188
Posted By steff
Slingerland Radio King toms question

hello everyone,

sorry if it can be a question already made ...
the Radio King toms up to the 40s were without the badge?


Greetings!
Steff
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