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Forum: For Sale 10-19-2020, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Ludwig Club Date Drums

Guys!
Remember ... please keep all the "details" on personal deals personal, and off the public pages on the VDF. Most DO enjoy a little "brush fire" as it can make for very entertaining reading! .....
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-09-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Older Asian-made drums in this forum section

lbdp!
Nah ... no need to break the sections up like that in this current version of the VDF. David's concept was to keep ALL the non USA made drums in the non USA-made drums section anyway. It's...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-03-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,303
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Hello......Is This Thing Working?

JCCabinets/Jeff .. slingerfan .. delboydrums .. leedybdp!

THANKS for the comments and kind words lads! As mentioned, GLAD you are all here, contribute, and enjoy the VDF! Some nice suggestions as...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-02-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,303
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Hello......Is This Thing Working?

Thatís a great post Tommyp.

But as you can see, you posted that at 9:39 this morning and no responses until this one after 3 pm. Your response explained so much and was so informative, you would...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-02-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,303
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Hello......Is This Thing Working?

Okay!, I guess it's time for me to chime in on this! These type threads/posts tend to pop up from time to time, but recently more so, and understandably so! With that said ...

... there have been...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-08-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,507
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Rogers Red Onyx Drums

I assure you, it is NOT my/our censuring ... it IS however, the way the software is written! Absolutely agree ... itís ridiculous! There are ways around it as you found .. but that said .. again, ...
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-09-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,072
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Celebrating 14 years on VDF!

Dan!
David and I started the VDF in 2005! So itís been here for 15 years, as have I in the admin/mod capacity. Mark hooked on shortly thereafter. He is indeed, a great guy and a fine asset, as many...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-19-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,669
Posted By Tommyp
Re: How will live music performance change in the (near) future?

No apology needed! Your post was fine! .. and .. quite poignant given the situation we are all in currently. No ... it's just that it's very difficult to NOT take a political stance on something like...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-19-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,669
Posted By Tommyp
Re: How will live music performance change in the (near) future?

Gentlemen!
I have no issue with this thread as is for the time being as we are indeed experiencing .. and I loathe using these words, simply for their overuse .. unprecedented times. The...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-08-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,787
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Vintage sticks

MarkD!

That is correct regarding the Rogers Buddy Rich model. If you look in this thread on page2/post#13, you will see I have included that stick in the BR Collection ... 2nd down from the top....
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-03-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,787
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Vintage sticks

OB!
Ya ... I guess the length would he helpful! DOH!!! Anyway, here are the dimensions of the stick/model:

Length ... 15.75" ... diameter ... .550 ... taper down at the tip ... .027 . I want to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-02-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,787
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Vintage sticks

OB!
No ... havenít been available from Ludwig for decades! Today, you would have to have them custom made as I mentioned. Iíve been playing that model for the past few years. There are MANY custom...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-02-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,787
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Vintage sticks

Hey Mark!
Ya! ... the Ludwig BR/15A comes in at a .550 diameter with an .027 taper to the tip, which is called a be-bop tip. It was a unique stick at the time, and made specifically for Buddy. It...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-02-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,787
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Vintage sticks

I have a nice collection of vintage sticks as well! .. but .. typically for me, they are ALL Buddy Rich models. Cool thing is they are all NOS .. and .. from a 30 year period covering the models he...
Forum: For Sale 04-11-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,762
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Snare collection for sale

THANKS for doing that Steve. Now you're good to go! Mark beat me to it by seconds!

Tommyp
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-07-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Brook Mays Rogers

... And unfortunately your the only guy that shows them ...

JS!

I highlighted that portion of your reply/post as I will speak to it directly: We are NOT that type of forum! It's that simple!...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-26-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,670
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Flat or Angled?

JS!
Your post caught my eye ... and whereas I don't usually put up pics, I thought you might enjoy! So ... FLAT, and have played the same configuration and set up for close to the past 30 years!...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-09-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,515
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Ludwig Tom

Now JR ... seriously?! How many vids and clips have you posted of yourself playing your various sets on the VDF? The answer: MANY! Now how many of those vid/clips have been taken down or deleted? The...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-07-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Post your band?

JS!
No, not really, as that wasnít ever the focus of this forum. David wanted it focused on Vintage Drums and their history, restoration, etc. Pics are always welcome!, but no videos of members...
Forum: For Sale 12-31-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,386
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Craviotto Nickel Over Brass #2/5 Black Diamond Snare - $6000 shipped

Gotta agree Jeff! Itís simple really: The seller puts a price on an item, and thatís that! If you disagree with said price, too bad! Want to grouse about it? Send a PM! Iíve watched this particular...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-19-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,753
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Rogers Weekend Find

O-Lugs/grantro!

... hence the quotations! I can always depend on you guys to grab the entendre! Gotta have FUN, even while doing some cleaning, er "weeding". <smile>

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-19-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,753
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Rogers Weekend Find

Had to do a little December "weeding" on this thread. All tidied up again now, and with no loss of continuity! Not that easy to "weed" in December either ... your fingers get awfully cold, well...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-16-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Besson 1920/30s snare drum

Hello!
Try this thread/link for a tutorial which should help you on sizing/attaching pics on the VDF. Pics will of course help greatly on getting you an answer/help. BEST!!!
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-14-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,926
Posted By Tommyp
Re: I Have Never "Gotten" Gretsch Drums

JimmySticks!
Just wanted to let you know that there were no "wives" ... Buddy was only married to Marie .. ( 1953 ) .. and the product of that union was their daughter Cathy about a year later. Only...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-07-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,125
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Year-end Shout out to Tommy P., David A. & the VDF Community

grantro!
David and I THANK YOU most kindly for the very nice words! We do feel our VDF family/members are the BEST anywhere!, and help make this one of the coolest places to hang on the net! BEST!!!...
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