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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-07-2020, 09:33 AM
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Posted By ludwig4870
Re: Bass Vistalite Cleaning

My blue vistas have white cortex inlays
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-15-2019, 10:18 AM
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Posted By ludwig4870
Re: Star Drums

Thanks Mr. Toast
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-14-2019, 10:59 AM
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Views: 3,135
Posted By ludwig4870
Star Drums

I have a Star kit, is there somewhere to purchase a bass drum logo and possibly reproduction badges.
Does anyone know the diameter of the tension rods, all of my Ludwig rods are a larger diameter....
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-19-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,681
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: Thumb Screw Tensioner for Zoomatic Strainer

Couldn't they make one on these new 3D printers. I have the same missing knob
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-26-2015, 09:03 AM
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Views: 60,088
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: This is the Display Your Ludwig Drum Thread

65 Ludwig silver sparkle, 70's walnut cortex and 70's blue sparkle
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-21-2015, 10:22 AM
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Views: 504
Posted By ludwig4870
Packing/Shipping drums

Need some help from the experts on do's and don'ts of packing and shipping drums. I have tried the search function with no luck. Thanks, Steve
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-25-2015, 06:34 AM
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Views: 7,112
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: When You Were Younger

I think the name on the bass drum is The Company!
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-22-2015, 12:22 PM
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Views: 7,112
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: When You Were Younger

Here is mine 1969
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Forum: Wanted to Buy 04-10-2015, 08:32 AM
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Views: 1,156
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: WANTED 1970's Ludwig black beauty

I have one. I am the second owner. I guess it depends on what you think it is worth. I have seen them sell on fleabay for up to 2,500. Not 100% sure I want to sell it. Was kinda keeping it for an...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-29-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: Speed king pedal question

Thanks longjohn, I thought it was but every time I see one on ebay it is missing. Just saw one in mint condition with the box sell for over $300 on ebay and it didn't have the padding on the base.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-29-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By ludwig4870
Speed king pedal question

Recently got this speed king pedal and was wondering if this black cushion on the bottom is original to the pedal or something that was added by someone. Doesn't look like it has ever been used and...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-15-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,256
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: Thermogloss Help Needed

I clean my thermogloss set with mineral spirits and then polish with fender guitar polish
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-13-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,039
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: Badges

The guy on ebay, myoldkentuckydrums still sells them. Only Ludwig 21.99 each
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-13-2014, 02:14 PM
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Views: 1,039
Posted By ludwig4870
Badges

Does anyone still make those reproduction Ludwig badges .
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-13-2014, 02:10 PM
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Posted By ludwig4870
Suggestions

I am putting together some orphan Ludwig drums to make a complete set for practicing purposes. Two of the drums had riveted wrap on the drum. I have removed the wrap and rivets. On one I filled the...
Forum: Trade 09-12-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,623
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: Wanted 1970's brass Ludwig Black Beauty

The last two sold on ebay for $1,599 and 1,799
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-25-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: wanting to sell my uncles drums....

I have the same kit. Yours has three extra cymbals, upgraded rack and he may have upgraded the drum brain (different model than the one I have). $1200-1600 would be my estimate. maybe more that rack...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-03-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,779
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: Anybody used this cheap ebay wrap?

Here is the black sparkle wrap. These drums came to me with no covering. I may eventually put regular wrap on them. I did not take the backing off the wrap because the drums were pretty rough. The...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-18-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,629
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: Drum Volume question

I too have had the same issues playing at church, I have tried different ideas. I guess if I was a professional drummer I could play lighter but I am far from that. A few cotton balls inside the...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-14-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,835
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: You Tube Clip

Your guitar player on the left looks a little like Steve Morse!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-05-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,717
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: Wrap your snare for 2 bucks

What is being used to glue the flashing on the drum
Forum: Wanted to Buy 11-19-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 621
Posted By ludwig4870
MIT Floor tom leg holder

Looking for two MIT (Mapex) floor tom leg holder, I am trying to renovate these old mapex drums for a young drummer and these are the last two parts I need. The hole pattern is the same as a Ludwig...
Forum: For Sale 11-13-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,461
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: Black Beauty

I didn't know there were engraved BB from that time period, learn something everyday on VDF. I watch BB on ebay because I have one, last non-engraved one just sold for 1,500 and that was one of the...
Forum: For Sale 11-13-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,980
Posted By ludwig4870
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-08-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By ludwig4870
Re: Just Paid My Dues...

Thanks for the reminder Purdie, just paid mine too.
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