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Forum: Vintage Drums 06-27-2019, 03:41 PM
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Posted By keithmc1
Re: Radio King Lug variance

and holy crap I don't know why those pics posted so damn big...sorry
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-27-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By keithmc1
Radio King Lug variance

Hi guys!

I have a question about the small beaver tail lugs. I just got my second radio king (ebay find) and this one said to be all original excluding the strainer handle. Its got the calf...
Forum: For Sale 02-21-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,471
Posted By keithmc1
Re: For Sale: Thin Istanbul K hats

Jake does good work. Ive had several rides and crashes repaired by him. Once repaired you just can't slam on them for rock gigs. But any medium volume like americana or tom petty type stuff or...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-09-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By keithmc1
Re: Buying advice: Slingerland Radio King

Thanks guys! Good Advice. its a consignment drum.. so I asked them to ask the owner if he'd go down to 500. even still I think Id feel better around $400.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-09-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By keithmc1
Re: Rogers Big R snare

Also note the seller only has a one 1 sale rating. Only one picture and hardly any description ....reeks of a scam to me. Or at least a ****ty person/seller. I would avoid this one.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-08-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By keithmc1
Buying advice: Slingerland Radio King

Hi all!

Im looking at a mid 50s Radio King single ply maple 14 x 7 .

The drum sounds great. The shell looks good from what I can see from looking through the bottom head and vent hole and...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-02-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,503
Posted By keithmc1
Re: How do YOU get your perfect Bass drum sound?

TRASHY GARAGE ROCK? READ ON: Whether its my slingy 24"s or my Lud Rock duo 20"s, I've been going for "Bonhamesque" bass sound with a nod to jazz such as The Bad Plus, Benevento, Billy Martin etc.. ...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-10-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,653
Posted By keithmc1
Re: Kick Felt Strips - Motown sound?

When im going for that sexy sound i drop a few Playboys in my kick. But you gotta use the old ones, the new ones give you a more slutty sound, much like the women of today... don't even think about...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-20-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,595
Posted By keithmc1
Re: Would selling be a sin?

Ah, you wouldn't want this drum, it has so much tarnish and rust on the steel wrap, it almost looks like its own finish! It truly is a beater drum, I would make more parting it out as the chrome is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-20-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,595
Posted By keithmc1
Re: Would selling be a sin?

Does anyone know what is the ideal humidity or how high or low it can go before it becomes damaging?
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-20-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By keithmc1
Would selling be a sin?

I was told my 69' Luds are a Rock Duo, two 20" virgin bass drums, 12, 13, 16

I just bought a 64' 22" kick to match the kit to use for rock gigs (as you can see in my signature)

So now I have...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-20-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By keithmc1
Re: 50s(?) Gretsch info needed!!! Help!

The cymbals are not Ks. They are: 22" avedis very thick, not something i'm into. 18" "STANBUL" by Paiste (not ISTANBUL) - trashy and dark, very cool. and 14" new beat hats - top hat is thinner then...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-16-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,672
Posted By keithmc1
Re: 50s(?) Gretsch info needed!!! Help!

hhmmmm...finders fee eh....not a bad idea Hmmmm what would be an honest %age?

yeah it was perfect timing, I know a little bit about vintage drums (enough to know that research and questioning...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-16-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,672
Posted By keithmc1
Re: 50s(?) Gretsch info needed!!! Help!

Thanks Guys,


The floor tom was definitely the only one with the pin in the badge. I did not get to see the inside of the toms, but now I want to. I did not notice if the rack tom had 5 or 6...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-16-2010, 04:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,672
Posted By keithmc1
50s(?) Gretsch info needed!!! Help!

Hi everyone,

Today I was walking in to Wal-Mart a.k.a. Guitar Center. My friend who worked there was out in the parking lot unloading an old Gretsch from a woman's SUV. I walked over to see...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-30-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,725
Posted By keithmc1
Re: Drum storage environment: Temp? humidity?

Some day when space and Money allows I'd like to join the ranks of proud Gretsch owners. :) Bowing
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-30-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,725
Posted By keithmc1
Re: Drum storage environment: Temp? humidity?

It seems everyone is in agreement, and honestly I was leaning in this direction so it is nice to know my concerns were valid. I think I will be using my 70s Slingerland 24" Kick and I will leave...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-30-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By keithmc1
Re: A little help here

Those are probably the coolest pearls I've ever seen. They should get back to that.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-30-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,725
Posted By keithmc1
Question Drum storage environment: Temp? humidity?

Hey Guys,

I got back into a band that has a van and trailer and keeping all the gear in trailer between gigs a very convenient. I have not yet kept my drums in the trailer because I would like to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-18-2009, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,587
Posted By keithmc1
Re: A few pics of my 69's

Thanks a lot guys!! I am in love with this kit. They have been so much fun at gigs and sound great under a mic.......and very easy to get that great sound.

I was wondering the same thing about...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-16-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,730
Posted By keithmc1
Re: I am not sure what kind of drums these are

the floor tom legs are also not straight. one thing is for sure the guy playing them has a very unique style.....lefty run a muck DOH
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-16-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,316
Posted By keithmc1
Re: Ludwigs: 1960 vs 1969-71 shells

Hey, I got plenty of cats! CB 700s, Sonor Performers, Vintage Mica Sonics Deluxe (9plies of the finest vertical wood grain japan has to offer mind you)......but im done takin' in strays if you know...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-16-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,316
Posted By keithmc1
Re: Ludwigs: 1960 vs 1969-71 shells

No disrespect to you Standard Lovers..... but as you can see I'm not alone here.........and don't get me started on the those speckled painted insides......eeewwwwww........... to me its like, I want...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-16-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,587
Posted By keithmc1
A few pics of my 69's

As promised here are some low quality pics of my new (old) kit from a cheap K-mart 5mpxl camera......some day I'll shoot some at a gig.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-16-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,316
Posted By keithmc1
Re: Ludwigs: 1960 vs 1969-71 shells

Hi JP,

If your not so sure at the moment and don't want to pay too much, be patient and keep looking. These kits come along every few weeks......as it looks "this" pre serial kit is being passed...
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