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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-26-2018, 04:38 PM
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Re: Sonor/Trixon

No. However, some of the 6mm x 1mm shell mount tighteners could possibly interchange.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-27-2018, 06:20 PM
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Re: Everplay weight

I don't know for certain, but my pre-international Premier floor tom came with the original Everplay bottom resonator head on it, and it most definitely is thin like a Diplomat weight. I considered...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-27-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: Hey MIJ fans - you need one of these

Count me in! I own an Dixie branded 5 1/2" x 14" ten lug and it's a beautiful sounding drum. Worth paying up to $100 shipping included for sure! Yes Sir
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-22-2017, 05:19 PM
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Views: 297
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: replacement tension rods for "Majestic" brand floor tom

I've seen several variants in the older MIJ kits with metric tension rods:
The most common threading is 5mm. x .8mm. Occasionally 5mm. x .9mm is found. The first thing you might do is acquire a...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-04-2016, 03:59 PM
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Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: Everplay head

Everplay Extra heads were stocked and available through virtually all Premier retail distributors in the U.S.A.
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-24-2016, 11:59 AM
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Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: Can You Identify This Rim?

It's a vintage 70's era Premier "low profile" die-cast hoop. Excellent hoop!
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-24-2016, 11:56 AM
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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-24-2016, 11:42 AM
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Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: Vintage hardware repair

The problem is common on all such snare stands with the same design.
Without actual machine shop equipment and tooling it's a difficult fix.
That being the case, the sagging arms can often be...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-24-2016, 11:31 AM
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Views: 653
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: Need help with Microsensitive

They won't be metric.*

Try 6 -32".

If too small a thread size the next one up is 8 -32".

8-32" is used to fasten almost all U.S. vintage lugs to shells including Gretsch, Ludwig,...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-23-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: 60s Premier Shells and Sound?

If well cared for, vintage Premier shell integrity and structure is second to none. That being the case, the birch shells have a distinctly different tonal character than vintage American made...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-10-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: Tromsa drumset

You will find a listing of Tromsa catalogues by year with the information about your kit here on this website:

That is a beautiful drumkit...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-27-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,156
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: English drums by Rose Morris

Here you will find colour catalogues of Rose Morris drums:
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-25-2016, 06:34 PM
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Views: 972
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: It's Not All About the Bass

Bass players all operate on "low frequency". These "types" of people tend to show up late, be lazy, and create troublesome situations, not only for their bandmates but also for their audience. It...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-16-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: Early snare Trova

re: advice on the membrane

Choose plastic heads (plastik trommelfelle) is my advice if you intend to play this drum.
Forum: For Sale 06-15-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: VOX 16" Floor Tom (60s)

This is the first time I've seen a Vox drum with lugs such as these!
If you could post some detailed pics of the badge and the shell interior it would be greatly appreciated.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-14-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 953
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: Early snare Trova

Congratulations on owning an exquisite piece of E. German craftmanship!

You can purchase metric heads for this drum from the following vendors:
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-26-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,091
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: What brand(s) could these be?


Although they could have any number of stencil brand logos as all previous posts suggest!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-28-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: Strainer tune-up thoughts?

The only thing I can recommend is to completely disassemble the entire parallel throw mechanism, tediously clean and lube, reassemble and reset it. The internal assembly is most likely the culprit...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-02-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: What the heck is this? Slingerland? 7 lugs?!?

Appears to be European in origin. Possibly Czech or Hungarian?

Try perusing this website and see if you don't find a match:
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-02-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: Do these screws fit my 60's duco 3 ply?

The thread size you seek is 8-32".
This is the same standardized size used by Rogers, Gretsch, Ludwig, and Slingerland drums throughout the period before overseas outsourcing.
If you are a stickler...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-21-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-12-2016, 10:02 AM
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Views: 1,626
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: Honsuy drum kit from 70's

Yes Sir
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-12-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: recognize these lugs?

I believe those lugs were shown on a recent KAWAI Drums posting.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-09-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: Who Made This?

Those are without question vintage MIJ knockoffs of W&A tom mounting arms. They are found on a great many vintage stencil kits. They, like many vintage MIJ castings, are of excellent quality heavy...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-08-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By BUCKIE_B
Re: What is this 30s Ludwig Mount?

It clamps on the player's side of a bass drum hoop and a small cymbal is attached to it.
A small metal clapper is mounted on the bass drum beater ball rod which strikes the cymbal accenting the beat...
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