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Forum: Vintage Drums 06-17-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Need quick ID on these Rogers

Serial numbers will tell you the exact year.
Forum: For Sale 03-19-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: **RARE** Big R New Mahogany with 14"x20" BD, 4 pc set with '67 COB Dyna-Sonic sna

I'm not asking AlloyBoy where he's located just in case he's close to me. :-)
This is a steal of a deal.
Forum: For Sale 01-01-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Nice Rogers Player's Kit On CL

I'll sell you an all original '67 blue onyx kit in those sizes for a couple hundred more.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-01-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,601
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Rogers Blue Onyx wrap

Didn't know that - thanks!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-31-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,601
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Rogers Blue Onyx wrap

The wrap from Precision matched my '67 kit perfectly.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-16-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,779
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Rogers Swivomatic pedal hoop clamp help

If you click on the "pop out" icon in the upper right, it will open in a new window that as a print button.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-16-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,722
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Rogers Swivo matic bass drum pedal

Call Dave Drewniak at Al Drew Music in Rhode Island. (401) 769-3552
They have new old stock leather straps. They bought out the remaining Rogers parts inventory when Rogers went bankrupt.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-10-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,629
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Paint stripping over a wrap

I got 2 coats of paint off shells using lacquer thinner, but that was on lacquer finish, not a wrap. You can try denatured alcohol first if you want to try something milder.

I bought a plastic...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-10-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,906
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: 70ís Rogers Butcher Block

Nice score! $500 with a complete Dyna? You must be living right. Enjoy!
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-04-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,906
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: 70ís Rogers Butcher Block

You don't need to replace the collets unless they are cracked, which happens from being over tightened. Judging the overall condition of the kit based on the pics you posted, I'd say those are...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-18-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,803
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Finally finished my Rogers restoration

Nice! How'd you get the wrap to look so shiny?
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-24-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Thursday's dumb question of the day-Rogers

Short answer = yes.
The wing nut goes on the audience side and therefore the flat side of the T post also faces front.

The short arm (with the socket) goes in the T, while the longer arm (with...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-25-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,610
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Cutting a bass drum head

Exactly - You're never going to be able to replace that head, so why cut it?

The Rogers logos are widely available, so use whatever head you like on the drum but preserve the original head.
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-26-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Rogers Mojave Red

Glad to be of assistance. Post some pics of the complete kit if you get it.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-25-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Rogers Mojave Red

Mojave red is lacquer finish, not a wrap. Those should have natural wood interiors, not grey trunk paint. They should be 5-ply with reinforcing rings if they are '77's. It's pretty rare finish I...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-31-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,266
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Rogers Powertone Red Onyx Pearl Wrap

Here's my '67 wrap with the piece of Precision wrap taped to it for comparison.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-29-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,266
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Rogers Powertone Red Onyx Pearl Wrap

I had success filling in cracks with a piece of wrap from Precision. I did an etching of the crack on a piece of paper then transferred that to the wrap. It took a long time to shave the piece to...
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-25-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,478
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Rogers History Help

1. 1969
2. CBS moved production to CA after buying the company
3. No
4. topic of endless debate
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-10-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Rogers Swivo pedals magazine ads?

There are some manuals over on the Rogers Owners Forum (http://brogersownersforum.runboard.com/t3117)
Not sure if you need to be logged in to see them.
There's also a Rogers Drums group on Facebook...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-09-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Rogers Swivo pedals magazine ads?

I've shared the manual on a couple of Rogers sites as well but I'd be interested in a the patent drawing if you have a high res version.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-27-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,078
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: New rogers dyno-matic pedal

Rob - My only points of comparison are the 45 yr old Rogers pedal in the pics and a couple DW5000s.
I was pleasantly surprised at how well built it feels, especially for a sub-$100 pedal. I've only...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-27-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,078
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: New rogers dyno-matic pedal

I don't know why they didn't open up the slots on the new Rogers pedal. Seems like the hollows will become dirt collection spots to me.

I bought one of the Tama pedals. It's immediately familiar...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-12-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Vistalites in old pic

There's a 5pc kit with red, white, blue stripes for sale near me. What's something like that worth?
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-08-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Cleaning Cymbals?

I use Barkeepers Friend. (https://www.barkeepersfriend.com/)
I find it easier to clean them in the bathtub. I just put an old towel in the tub to keep from scratching it.
It will take the logos...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-17-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By 73Rogers
Re: Script vs. Big R badge

If it's got swivo leg brackets it's an early Big R model, 75-76.
Same shell as your kit.
I think your plan is a good one. Check pics to make sure you put the script badge on in the right location...
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