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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-29-2018, 08:59 PM
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Posted By Sparkles
Re: Source for odd sized bongo heads

Just an update that the heads/bongos are sounding great!

Man I love my MIJ kits! I was in a big box store recently and sat down behind a couple of new kits and played around some on each and...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-12-2018, 07:59 PM
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Posted By Sparkles
Re: Source for odd sized bongo heads

Sounds great with hands or sticks...I'm mainly using stick on them.http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/picture.php?albumid=212&pictureid=1086
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-12-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By Sparkles
Re: Source for odd sized bongo heads

Counterhoop...seller on eBay came thru for me on both heads.
Small remo weather king 6 7/8" size
http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/picture.php?albumid=212&pictureid=1087
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-12-2018, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Sparkles
Re: Source for odd sized bongo heads

Finally got a small remo head!
http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/picture.php?albumid=212&pictureid=1088
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-29-2018, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Sparkles
Re: Source for odd sized bongo heads

Update: I found a 8" remo head that fits the larger shell.

http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/picture.php?albumid=212&pictureid=1083
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-14-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By Sparkles
Re: Dating an Acrolite

Thanks for letting me know.

I got it back and have started using it but I need to fix something.
The little screw that's above the tone knob is missing. What is the correct size nut and bolt...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-25-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Sparkles
Re: Vintage Tempo kit

Got it. Thanks again!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-25-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Sparkles
Re: Vintage Tempo kit

Thanks for the info Kenwood. Who made the tom that I posted a photo of?
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-25-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By Sparkles
Re: Dating an Acrolite

Thanks Mike!

Green glass, can I ask what you sold it for?
I've loaned mine to a buddy but will be getting it back soon.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-25-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By Sparkles
Re: Dating an Acrolite

How about 3105664?

http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/picture.php?albumid=212&pictureid=1074

http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/picture.php?albumid=212&pictureid=1075
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-25-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Sparkles
Re: Vintage Tempo kit

That is a cool looking wrap! Have fun with those!

Here's a Tempo tom I've got and it has a different looking logo decal badge. This one sports the sticks as part of the T. Isn't the Tempro font...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-23-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By Sparkles
Re: Source for odd sized bongo heads

HI John, can you post a image or two of the small head? Maybe some measurements?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-22-2018, 09:33 PM
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Posted By Sparkles
Re: Source for odd sized bongo heads

That's where I'm at now...concentrating on the hoop measurements and trying to find out if the heads will be deep enough.

Here is my blue set. They are slightly smaller!
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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-22-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Sparkles
Re: Ludwig hi hat cymbal cup quick fix repair

Hey I'm not sure what brand pen it was. I think it was a mailing sample from work(Usps). I had used it till the ink ran out and was getting ready to toss it. I always take pens apart to see what new...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-21-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Sparkles
Ludwig hi hat cymbal cup quick fix repair

Here's a quick repair tip for extending the life of a broken Ludwig rubber hihat cymbal cup.
I simply just used the tapered rubber grip from a ball point pen. Works like a charm so far.
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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-21-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By Sparkles
Re: Source for odd sized bongo heads

http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/picture.php?albumid=212&pictureid=1067
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-21-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By Sparkles
Re: Source for odd sized bongo heads

http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/picture.php?albumid=212&pictureid=1032

http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/picture.php?albumid=212&pictureid=1029
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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-21-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By Sparkles
Source for odd sized bongo heads

Hi, first post here on the forum and wondering if anyone else has ran into this situation? I'm having trouble finding correct fitting heads for a MIJ bongo set with a US Mercury brand.

When I...
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