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Forum: Vintage Drums 02-21-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,047
Posted By GAR
Re: C&C Drums

That looks like a Gibraltar rail mount by Dunnett, it's great. A thin cymbal felt is good under the rubber on the part resting on the bd
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-08-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,234
Posted By GAR
Re: Man what a deal !!?!?!?!

I'm afraid to change any snare heads now
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-08-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,234
Posted By GAR
Re: Man what a deal !!?!?!?!

& what's going on here?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-31-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 911
Posted By GAR
Re: Vintage Tempo kit

You've got a good friend there, looks all pretty much intact. Guessing it's 20, 12, 14
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-19-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By GAR
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-27-2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,450
Posted By GAR
Re: 1960's Coronet 4 Piece Kit- Blue Sparkle in Toronto

Guess you can't play Coronets in a condo

Great deal
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-08-2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By GAR
Re: WFL COB No. 400

That's awesome, such a great snare. Congrats!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-15-2017, 02:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,204
Posted By GAR
Re: Cut Down My Cut-Down

Nice cut down on the cut down ;)
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-15-2017, 02:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,800
Posted By GAR
Re: Cleaning pitting from lugs of old Ludwigs

I've used sos pads too, mr clean magic eraser, all kinds of stuff. Soaking them in blue dawn overnight works great, a tip learned here. I usually finish with nevr-dull
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-15-2017, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,152
Posted By GAR
Re: year of Fibes drums

That's a great photo!

I'm curious about the tall L-arm holding the tom, don't think I've seen one like that
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-21-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By GAR
Re: 70's Ludwig Floor Tom Muffler Removal

Yes, very stubborn, go ahead and "reef" it '67, ha. Looks like a nice floor tom/kit you've got there. Welcome to the VDF
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-20-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By GAR
Re: 70's Ludwig Floor Tom Muffler Removal

I recall having the same issue, there was a flat spot in the threads or something. I put a soft cloth in vice grips or pliers to hold the tone control knob and twisted off the nut with another set of...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-16-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,985
Posted By GAR
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-07-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By GAR
Re: Fun with Parts ID!

I just noticed #18, a Fibes "bumper". It goes on a top snare drum lug by the ride tom to prevent ride tom rash from the snare
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-07-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By GAR
Re: Fun with Parts ID!

#8 is a Fibes bass drum spur
#10 is a Fibes hex ball that sits inside mount casings
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-02-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,587
Posted By GAR
Re: 1956 WFL Buddy Rich Super Classic in Oyster Black Pearl

Stunning! What a great kit. I think the signature in the shell is the same one I have in a super ludwig snare from '59/'60. I'll bet they sing :)
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-02-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,679
Posted By GAR
Re: Matching New SS Wrap to Old

You're the man Mitch, good stuff!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-29-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By GAR
Re: ID This Claw

Kind of looks custom made
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-18-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,228
Posted By GAR
Re: What Is Your "Go To" Bass Pedal

Older or modern Speed King, DW 5000 without the plate & a cheapo Yamaha strap drive
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 07-31-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,326
Posted By GAR
Re: 1966 Ludwig Super Classics

Nice save! Bet they do sound great
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-26-2016, 01:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By GAR
Re: 1967 Ludwig Mod Orange

Groovy, they look good now, before you cleaned them up!
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-05-2016, 03:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By GAR
Re: 64 downbeat

That's great, now let's see some pics of the Road King, wanna see Mike's too :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-04-2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By GAR
Re: Fibes Drum Question

$100 bucks for the Acrolite & $200 for four fIbes = a good deal

Hope you dig them
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-03-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By GAR
Re: Fibes Drum Question

That's a great deal, especially with the Acro. If you're into them, snap them up & worry about selling stuff later :)
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-23-2016, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By GAR
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