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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums Yesterday, 01:02 PM
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Forum: General Drum Questions 09-10-2019, 12:42 PM
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Re: Think you're flexible??

as long as I can position them (
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-30-2019, 11:46 AM
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Re: Why so many of us like the Acrolite snare drums

acrolights and clubdates will always remind me of 1968 around 6th grade maybe 4th grade. I thought one leaves the student set. Today the sound could be "there" but I can't take the way they look....
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-28-2019, 11:22 PM
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Re: Premier Olympic Snare Drum Questions

slotted-head rods thread remained metric even after rest of set went international
yes/no?

were they metric (slot-head rods) yes or no.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-28-2019, 07:31 PM
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Re: Premier Olympic Snare Drum Questions

I don't think (...) that drum should have slotted tension rods (reserved for the upper lines) unless it is an early (or Can/UK market) around 69-70 US early. they went with square head in the US mid...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-28-2019, 04:43 PM
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Re: Suddenly Inherited Rogers Kit From Brother - Restoration!

There's someone -coincidence- looking for a 6.5 SS at DFo..

https://www.drumforum.org/threads/wtd-ludwig-super-sensitive-6-5x14-alloy-snare-drum.165253/unread
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-27-2019, 04:42 PM
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Re: Tama Rockstar Pro Drums

If you think you can move and position, that set, comfortably, then proceed..
to me it's a freaking nighmare
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-22-2019, 11:10 AM
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Re: Old polka kit

Is Really good-looking.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-22-2019, 11:08 AM
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Re: Converting a 16x18 Gretsch floor tom to a bass drum

Beginner? I was gigging for 35 years in 06'
the little sets make the most money ; )
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-21-2019, 09:47 PM
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Re: Suddenly Inherited Rodgers Kit From Brother

Catherine hello and it's Rogers without the 'd' :) Best to you

here are catalog scans from an affiliate site:
http://www.vintagedrumguide.com/rogers.html
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-21-2019, 09:45 PM
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Re: Converting a 16x18 Gretsch floor tom to a bass drum

uuuugly..but viewed from the front- just gleamed never had a dancer complain. pic is from 2006.. (geezus..

http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=127078&d=1566441849
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-21-2019, 09:37 PM
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Posted By jda
Re: Converting a 16x18 Gretsch floor tom to a bass drum

You could drive a truck over it. Wouldn't budge.

It's never been a good-lookin a good looker with that extended 16" x 16 and the wine floor tom BUT that set is so easy to run in and run out of a...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-21-2019, 07:04 PM
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Posted By jda
Re: Converting a 16x18 Gretsch floor tom to a bass drum

yep.

http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=127076&d=1566432205

20 minutes
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-21-2019, 05:39 PM
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Posted By jda
Re: Converting a 16x18 Gretsch floor tom to a bass drum

post-creation details.
Can consider replacing two "t's" by bass pedal bracket with (2) "keyrods"..

You can look at the position of the (previous used) floor leg brackets and decide---- where you...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-21-2019, 05:33 PM
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Posted By jda
Re: Converting a 16x18 Gretsch floor tom to a bass drum

Ok. 16 x 18 floor right? 10 lugs per side right? Ok. You're gonna need.

20 tee rods and claws. i prefer actual gretsch (60s style) ones (myself)
2- 18" wood hoops. Good luck on finding...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-21-2019, 05:21 PM
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Posted By jda
Re: Converting a 16x18 Gretsch floor tom to a bass drum

Converting a Gretsch (real) Floor tom to bass takes about 25 minutes to turn it into a full-fledged legitimate bass. 20-20 minutes with a few parts. Any longer than that and somewhere along you are...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-21-2019, 04:14 PM
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Views: 364
Posted By jda
Re: Old polka kit

When playing in Swing bands got tired I took a couple Polka gigs. I half-almost found as much "freedom" in the genre..You could play just about anything..flip beats frontwards and backwards all kind...
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-21-2019, 10:49 AM
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Posted By jda
Re: Gretsch SSB1

yeah, I think in the Brooklyn RB era attention was paid to schools and student pacs ( which could include an 8 lug (8L) Renown... By Arkansas in flummox attention towards school pacs high school...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-18-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,580
Posted By jda
Re: 1968 Buddy Rich Played Slingerlands

here's another
http://www.drumarchive.com/
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-18-2019, 02:57 PM
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Posted By jda
Re: 1968 Buddy Rich Played Slingerlands

That sounds right...
I'm sure you've looked thru the catalog pages available here..

http://www.vintagedrumguide.com/
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-18-2019, 02:47 PM
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Views: 1,580
Posted By jda
Re: 1968 Buddy Rich Played Slingerlands

That snare is worth gold to guys that value snare drums.
Go to Mike Currotto over at DFO.

that badge is the 1938 preww2 era I think

easy to look up:
1938 cat
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-16-2019, 10:41 AM
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Views: 1,409
Posted By jda
Re: Opinions: Hawthorne Drum Shop

;) Set up a whiny Help Me Buy MIJ Go FundMe Drumbob... (geezeus
You're shocking me a little bit here- and making Alpha-males look bad ;)
Bone up- I ain't gonna cry about 1900$ stock used old K...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-15-2019, 05:47 PM
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Views: 1,409
Posted By jda
Re: Opinions: Hawthorne Drum Shop

I had a 50$ Torodor set that was a ball for awhile "on the side"... until I realized they were flexible (in the not good sense) and hardly "professional" on stage and in a Room. A Good Outside damp...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-15-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,409
Posted By jda
Re: Opinions: Hawthorne Drum Shop

A lot of people are just Living Room drummers. Collectors. They have no intention of gigging. And they have some disposable cash. (From Supervising the Milk factory across town) So they load their...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-15-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,409
Posted By jda
Re: Opinions: Hawthorne Drum Shop

Still doesn't fully explain Zildjian Cymbal Snaps (gold).......
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