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Forum: Vintage Drums 07-13-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By longjohn
Re: future of drumheads

I think in reality :D Soylent Green may be just around the corner for some..
But lucky Excited I have stashed enough conventional Remo's to see me through..

Cheers
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-12-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By longjohn
Re: What's your go-to snare cord?

Grosgrain ribbon or the pink Pearl branded cord. (The Pearl wears very well & is nice & thin)..

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-06-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By longjohn
Re: Ideas for rubber mounting gaskets?

Yes Felt works, I have used the felt furniture pads which have self adhesive backing... (I don't peel off the backing)..

Another good & plentiful material is the advertising refrigerator magnets...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-05-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By longjohn
Re: Radio King Mystery?

Looks to be mahogany poplar mahogany to me...

No expert though

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-02-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By longjohn
Re: Vintage Pearl Fibre Glass Kit Need Info Ebay Purchase

That's in great condition... 70's I was working for Pearl's OZ distributor..
I had the same kit, same year, same hardware etc, only with wood-fibreglass shells. The Fibreglass shells are generally...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 06-26-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By longjohn
Re: 12" Splash Cymbal Shootout Comparison Video

Can't disagree with Oddball... 4 was my initial first choice.. but 2 second time around...
I rarely strike a splash on the edge... I always strive for a glancing angle.

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-26-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 659
Posted By longjohn
Re: Rogers Celebrity - 45 Years Ago!

Great pics Mark... Saw Roy do a clinic/Big R thing in Sydney mid 70's...absolutely brilliant clinician..
My wife had cataract surgery on one eye last year and the other recently in March.. still...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-22-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By longjohn
Re: Is my new invention crappy?

Now you just need a "Cisterns Analyst" to get things really pumping...


Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-20-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By longjohn
Re: 70s Slingerland Snare

They are a beautiful sounding drum... I have owned several & currently have a 6.5" 10lug & a 5" 8lug I'd say go for it.

Cheers
John

And just had a 2nd look at the image... most of what I see...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-20-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By longjohn
Re: 70s Slingerland Snare

Yes it's a 70's Soundking COB shell.... How much do they want?
The shell will polish up pretty well but need more pic's Rims / Throw Etc...


Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-13-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By longjohn
Re: Paint on Rogers Labels

Good advice from Jeff..
No rubbing just dab at a small test area at a corner.. Also if you are using a solvent... start first with a much diluted with water mix.. and add more solvent to the water...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-30-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,077
Posted By longjohn
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-25-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland rolling bombers in concert !!!

Love that.. That's going on my replay list...

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-16-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,402
Posted By longjohn
Re: This is the Display Your Vintage Bass Pedal Thread

Here are my Slingerland Sound King & my Ludwig Speed King
. Ever mindful of conserving disc space, I have combined them for this single pic...

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By longjohn
Re: My drum photo archive is now avail for download

Nice pics... Thanks for posting..
Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-14-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland Model 804 Flush Base Hi-Hat Stand Repair/Mod

I don't own one anymore but that hinged bit always concerned me too.. Great mod & great job of it....

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-14-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,667
Posted By longjohn
Re: Concert tom "flashing"?

A guy at Slingerland Snares FB page is selling 12/13/16 trim rings right now... Cheers
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-08-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,077
Posted By longjohn
Re: I'm looking for some help with this Slingerland Two to One COB

Yes to each of the ideas that you have already put forward... Autosol will do a decent job on the shell, the foil should knock off the rough bits on the hoops. The shell is fairly soft which is why...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-23-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By longjohn
Re: Pearl 70s Wood-Fiberglass Rock Kit

They are wood shells Fibreglass lined.... I had 4 piece set in smaller sizes of the earlier series 22,16,13,12.. (Powermate kit), same shells but earlier tom mounts.. Well made drums but heavy dense...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-17-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By longjohn
Re: Will My Toms Fit On This Stand?

Agree on the size... I remember they were same Dia as Slingerland leg mounts in '67.. we now know it as 9.5mm..
For what it's worth I have drilled out the case & the eyebolts in the past..from 9.5...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-15-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,128
Posted By longjohn
Re: RIP Hal Blaine

RIP Sir... This Gent laid down the soundtrack to my musical life..


John
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-14-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By longjohn
Re: Help Identify snare

More pics of inside?? lugs really look Slingerland... plus Muffler knob..

Cheers
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-14-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,667
Posted By longjohn
Re: Concert tom "flashing"?

Vibes.... your Ludwig's are unlikely to be rivets if they have hex heads...

(Slingerland used Phillips head c/s screws)

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-12-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By longjohn
Re: Drouyn Snare Drum

Yes as said.. I think it's the S100 Ludwig supra equivalent. not sure about that throw though.. Look up Pauls (troutsounds) web page... He's a Drouyn collector in Sydney..

Troutsounds.com
Cheers...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-11-2019, 02:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By longjohn
Re: Anybody know what this is?

Had not seen this catalogue before.... so OldSchool the other foot cymbal mount is also explained there on page 46...

Great catalogue .. it's an education for any drummer to have a read of..
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