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Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

Well, I will say that is one heck of a beard he's got there! Pretty impressive!😎✌🏻😁

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 655
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

THANKS Jeff! ... and glad you enjoyed! 😎

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-12-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 655
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

... and you do remember correctly! That was indeed part of their marketing approach. Thing is .. and I think you may agree here .. that was 50 some odd years ago, plus! My point being, there just...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-12-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 655
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

... and Allen Blaemire was correct too! Fiberglass is indeed, fiberglass! Of course there can and will be some difference from shell to shell/drum to drum in the aural arena, as that's the nature of...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-12-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 655
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

[QUOTE=Dan Boucher;467373]Looking forward to "another story". But for now, how is the inside of the fiberglass snare drum finished? The outside, obviously, is very smooth and must have been the part...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-11-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 655
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

Dan!
There is no doubt in my mind, both from researching this stuff for decades, and owning/playing all the snare drums we are talking about here .. the Rogers COB Dynasonic, and the Fibes...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-10-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 655
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

Believe it or not, that happened in mid 1965 into 1966! The snare drum in question was PRE Fibes in that the company wasn’t actually named Fibes yet. The company was called G&M Custom which stood for...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-08-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 655
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

[QUOTE=idrum4fun;467339]Speaking of the "Buddy Rich Swingin' New Big Band" album cover, here it is being proudly displayed in my "Buddy Tribute" frame. My girlfriend put it together for me. The BR...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-08-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 655
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

Dave/Mark!
Tough crowd ... tough crowd! I get no respect, none at all! 🤣

THANK YOU kindly Dave! They are indeed beauties. The drums are 1965's, and that's with the rare for then 14X24. I have had...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-08-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 655
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

Dan!
You mean these? ... 😎✌😎

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-08-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 655
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

Dan!
The short answer is yes!... Buddy was still with Rogers when this was recorded. It was February/March of Ď67 I believe. That said, 1967 was a transitional year for BR drum wise. By the summer...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-29-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By Tommyp
Re: finally Dave Weckl on a real drum set! :)

Dan!
Yup! I have a personal Dave Weckl story back when he was at the U of B, and it involves my being asked to sub for him! That is absolutely true! The story is an interesting one for sure, and one...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-28-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By Tommyp
Re: finally Dawe Weckl on a real drum set! :)

Ya! ... Dave is Dave of course .. smooth/excellent .. but those Slingerland's sound incredible! LOVED this! 😎

Tommyp
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-21-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Can't access this website most of the time

THANKS Mark! ... and you beat me to it!

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-12-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By Tommyp
Re: BR "flat-base" cymbal stand on eBay

Hey Mark!
... and he is ALL of that!, and then some! Buddy NEVER used Slingerland flat base cymbal stands .. and these aren't even those! .. and when he DID use flat base stands, they were...
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-21-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Looks Like Our Forum Is Back!!

Grantro!
Yes indeed! Had to do a total data base clean and re boot ... twice! David contacted the powers that be to do a server clean/re boot too. Should be good to go!

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-17-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Buddy Rich Slingerland Snare

Mark!
THANK YOU kindly! .. and .. whereas I am here every day keeping things neat and tidy, I rarely comment, but ... Buddy will do it every time! <smile>

Slingerfan!
You are correct on that!...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-17-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Buddy Rich Slingerland Snare

Hello Scotty A!
A BR query always seems to lure me out! <smile!> Yes indeed ... the 1968 Slingerland "Artist", was available as a solid shell and as a 3 ply with rings build as well. Buddy did play...
Forum: For Sale 10-19-2020, 03:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,681
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: 588
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: 4,374
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: 4,374
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: 4,374
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: 2,497
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: 1,725
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...
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