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Forum: Vintage Drums 04-02-2017, 09:26 AM
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Posted By kylek350
Re: Hardware Thread Repair Video

Thanks! Yes, HeliCoils are available for virtually every diameter and thread. Something interesting to point out is that the whole point of a HeliCoil is to repair threads to their original size;...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-31-2017, 08:19 PM
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Posted By kylek350
Re: Opinions ?

I really like the new Ludwig stuff! They've really stepped it up with the new Atlas lines of hardware. If I see in the market for a new "modern" kit, I'd be looking at the Classic Maple.

Those...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-31-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By kylek350
Re: Hardware Thread Repair Video

Thanks for the positive feedback! In response to how long they last, HeliCoils are fastener-grade stainless steel, so they're generally stronger than the original threads (especially in this case...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-30-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By kylek350
Hardware Thread Repair Video

I recently stripped out the threads on my flat-base WFL snare drum stand. I just did a quick repair to those threads using a HeliCoil and posted a video to YouTube. YouTube
For about $25 in...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-11-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By kylek350
Re: 1964 Ludwig Super Classic with Mixed Shell Construction

Thanks for all the information! From what I can tell, all of the rims are chrome over brass.
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-11-2017, 09:51 AM
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Posted By kylek350
Re: 1964 Ludwig Super Classic with Mixed Shell Construction

Thanks! That makes sense, especially given these drums were probably made about two months after The Beatles first appearance on Ed Sullivan.

Any idea when Ludwig phased-out Mahogany? I thought...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-11-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By kylek350
1964 Ludwig Super Classic with Mixed Shell Construction

I just had all the bearing edges redone on my 1964 Silver Sparkle Super Classics, and I just noticed for the first time that the 13" Tom is mahogany/poplar/mahogany, while the 22" Bass Drum and 16"...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-11-2017, 08:07 AM
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Posted By kylek350
Re: Tone sucking bass drum mount...wow!

I recently went through the same thing... 1964 Ludwig Super Classics (13/16/22). When the tom was on the rail consolette, it was dead. The difference in tone and sustain while holding it in my...
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