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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-06-2020, 11:16 PM
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Posted By Kenwood
Re: Marco................Polo...............

Hello Mark I could not agree more in both cases
I have another of these (just a shell strainer and lugs) needs recovering which I haven't decided upon yet, but I sure do like the odd innovation...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-06-2020, 02:13 PM
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Views: 3,713
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Star "Midget" Set In a WMP w/10x10 Floor!

These have been re-wrapped and may not be as small as the others posted.
they are Pearl made shells the bass drum is 18" the floor tom 13"
but the hoop mounted tom is 12" and snare the full 14"...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-06-2020, 01:54 PM
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Views: 370
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Marco................Polo...............

mine in wmp (center) likewise has no badge.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-02-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Where can I find another lug like this?

Hello ardrummer
The snare lug you needed was from a Hoshino Kougyou snare
I think they were copies of the very Roger's lug you ordered.
The center ridge is wider and not as high on the knock off ...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-02-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Another saved snare

Beautiful job Mike
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-12-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Who made Tiger Pearl MIJ drums?

Hello again Gutenberg
Star Hoshino gakki (pre-Tama) was the stencil drum kit builder
They built some kits using their own name on the badge "Star"
They built identical kits, with dozens of...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-07-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Who made Tiger Pearl MIJ drums?

Hello Gutenberg
Star is the actual builder of the drum pictured
They used dozens of other badges with as many brand names including "Star" badges. the Lyra drum pictured is Star made also
I...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-28-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Looking For Info On ROXY Kit

Hello surfcollector
I remember when you got those drums
you did an awesome job with them Congrats
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-31-2020, 11:08 PM
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Views: 27,676
Posted By Kenwood
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-04-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,847
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Yamamoto Gracy? Anybody know ANYTHING?

Sorry for the info that was already posted I somehow missed Marc's post
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-04-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,847
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Yamamoto Gracy? Anybody know ANYTHING?

Yamamoto from what I have recently learned was the maker of most Gracy badged drums.
They also made the vintage stencil kits that used the Gretsch cloned lugs with badges like Del Rey, Norma, and...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-04-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 860
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Kids Star Drums

This Pearl made center lug kit was originally red sparkle
and in very poor condition
My seller re-wrapped them in the green pearl
I thought initially it was a kiddie kit also
But the snare and...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 10-30-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,352
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Mod Orange bass drum or shell

Hello Bob I can see your point
but my angle on it was I wanted to put to best use
these three nice original born together toms I already had

Best case scenario was a fade matching era correct...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 10-30-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,352
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Mod Orange bass drum or shell

Hello grantro

Well yes and no
after well over a year of daily web searches (I even checked in with BEC a few times)
In all that time only three possible candidates came up
The first was a...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-29-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,860
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Pics of my restored CB700 kit w/ wrist watch lugs

Hello ardrummer
Your wristwatch kit looks fantastic
I was wondering did you cut the fabric so that it just meets the collar of the head ?
or does the head ride over the edge of the fabric?

As...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 10-16-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 525
Posted By Kenwood
22" Ludwig blue/olive bass drum in BDP

Hello
I have three toms 13"14"16" so I need to find a suitable bass
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-10-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,101
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Nice bollero snare drum !

Hello Rob,
by that pic, It is a little hard to see what the actual color looks like

Is it a combination of black and silver sparkle?
Or black and gold sparkle?
If it is the black and silver I...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-20-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 50,749
Posted By Kenwood
Re: This is the Display Your MIJ Drums Thread

Hello Jimmy
yes the bass/tom partials on the top shelf do display pretty well minus of the floor toms
once a floor tom is finally located for one of them, I move that kit down to a much wider...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-19-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Help with wrap color

Hello Mark I did see the blue grain pearl when bringing up the color charts
to me the differences were a little too distinct to be a batch variation
Though It sure does look closer to the BGP...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-19-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Help with wrap color

yyc067 Yes they are close
I have Hoshino K made kits in my collection
all with similar uniform strata pattern
in red, green, and tiger eye your blue looks the same
nothing is set in solid...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-18-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Help with wrap color

I put the two together and It seems that in the sample pic the bands of darker shaded strata are wider than the more uniform bands on your drums
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-18-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Help with wrap color

Hello yyc067
I think your drums are most likely Pearl made

The earliest Pearl chart I could pull up so far
was from 1968 and does not include that finish

I think I have seen that finish...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-16-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 50,749
Posted By Kenwood
Re: This is the Display Your MIJ Drums Thread

Hello Jimmy and Thanks
What happens most times is someone will come along
who just needs the floor tom or the snare but most often it is the floor tom
That will sell right away, and the other...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-15-2019, 01:56 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 50,749
Posted By Kenwood
Re: This is the Display Your MIJ Drums Thread

This little center lug Tele-star kit was being sold off in four separate eBay auctions
I took a shot and offered 250.00 for all four drums and explained I would like to keep the kit together but the...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-02-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,117
Posted By Kenwood
Re: So Who Built My Kit?

Mark Yes I learned only after buying my snare of the lug problem
I am thinking of going with tube style lugs though it kills me to do it
not to mention the tell tale signs of the original lug's...
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