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Forum: General Drum Questions 10-14-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By Olimpass
MIJ Kit fun

After seeing a couple of those Steampunk style kits. Iíve decided to play around with this MIJ kit but using electronic items, if they make sense or not is the fun part. Chrome, copper and brass...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-04-2020, 02:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By Olimpass
Arachnid Cymbal

Saw this Web an Orb Weaver spider made in Missouri.
First thing on my mind was, where can I get a cymbal like that?
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-29-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Kid Stuff

Thanks very much! It was fun.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-29-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,384
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Hello......Is This Thing Working?

OMG, that is too funny!!
ďLadies or GentlemenĒ itís a Biman.
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-28-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Olimpass
Talking Kid Stuff

Iíve had some child sized drum kits around the home and my Granddaughter had outgrown them. I decided to customize them for fun. Hereís a couple Iíve done. The black one, I wrapped in a black vinyl...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-23-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Olimpass
Re: 16x16Ē floor tom to snare drum.

Are you saying they’re making toms optional to convert to snares with possible factory pre-made snare beds on the toms? I have not heard of this and don’t think it would work. I think the snare beds...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-21-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Olimpass
Re: 16x16Ē floor tom to snare drum.

Snare side head arrived! Sounds good too. Floor Tom snare added bonus....built in snare stand!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-18-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Mirage Drums

Thanks Mark!
Just finished these up. In the the other spot for the bass drum mounted tom holder, Iím going to put the top half of a cymbal boom arm stand there for the ride. I think she came out...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-17-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,595
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Star "Midget" Set In a WMP w/10x10 Floor!

Olimpass

http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/showthread.php?t=20812&highlight=Blue+onyx+star
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-17-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Mirage Drums

Still have to finish bass drum and grind away crack in ride cymbal.
Looking good so far.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-15-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Mirage Drums

Thank you wayne!



Very cool! Thanks for sharing Mark!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-15-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Mirage Drums

Hi idrum4fun, yes the toms are only 5 luggers but I’m ok with that. Thanks.
I’ll probably use these at a practice or two and then sell them. Still a fun, price was right project for me.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-15-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By Olimpass
Mirage Drums

Found this for $25, couldnít pass it up. I believe the brand is Mirage. I think MIJ Pearl made. The tom arm and snare stand both needed a roll pin which Iíve fixed. The ride is a cracked 20Ē Meinl...
Forum: For Sale 09-11-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Matched set of mid 70ís hollow logo Zildjians

Iím not certain what you mean and Iím far from the expert myself.
Iíve read that the hollow ink stamp logos were started and used on mid 70ís to early 80ís cymbals. MTV aired early 80ís and I...
Forum: For Sale 09-11-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Olimpass
Re: LIsten to this ......

Great info. Iíve heard people mentioning about Facebook marketplace.
Thatís great news. Congrats on your sale!. Iím not a big fan of Facebook but this seems the way to go for selling. I believe Iíve...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-11-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,753
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Beginner kit score

Thank you, yes she sounds nice and it just happened searching for a decent used kit.



Thank you very much O-Lugs. I’m happy with it!
Forum: For Sale 09-11-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Matched set of mid 70ís hollow logo Zildjians

As mentioned by mlayton but with pictures.

Hollow “INK” stamp Zildjian logo
And the Hollow “Block Letter” stamp Zildjian logo.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-10-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,303
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Why do I trust Ebay sellers?

It’s this posted seller picture that would insinuate to me that the legs were included.
They’re laying right on the drum itself.
I see you getting the legs or you’ll have to return the drum for a...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-10-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Olimpass
Re: 16x16Ē floor tom to snare drum.

Thanks very much and appreciated everyones input.
Playing the waiting game for the 16” snare side head.
I had ground out rim for snare straps or cord to go through on snare side of this floor tom....
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-05-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Olimpass
Re: 16x16Ē floor tom to snare drum.

Thanks for responses but my question was if I were to use a 42 strand that is only 14”, would that work on this 16” diameter drum?
I do have a set of 16”, 20 strand I plan on using but was curious...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-04-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Olimpass
16x16Ē floor tom to snare drum.

I’ve had this extra floor Tom that I’ve decided to try making it a snare drum. I wrapped it with a black vinyl alligator skin fabric and made a butt plate from some flat aluminum pieces cause it ends...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-04-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,753
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Beginner kit score

Here it is now. Still pitted and some tiny rust but looks much better.
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-24-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By Olimpass
Re: 60's Ludwig Goldtone Cowbells made by Paiste?

I believe if they were made by Paiste, it was stamped on the cowbell also along with Ludwig.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-23-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,753
Posted By Olimpass
Re: Beginner kit score

Like you’ve mentioned, restoring them vs. the quantity of them out there, wouldn’t be worth it. Replacing would be easier.
Value at this point was out the window with those pitted, flaky cancerous...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-23-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,753
Posted By Olimpass
Talking Re: Beginner kit score

I guess I just would have spray painted them and used them like an Acrolite.
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