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Forum: Wanted to Buy Yesterday, 12:48 PM
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Posted By vyacheslav
Looking for 20" MIJ Red Sparkle Bass Drum

Greetings,

The brand or badge doesn't matter. I'm going to be pairing it with a round badge Star "club date" style 8" x 12" and a Drum Mate 14" Floor tom with Slingerland copy dual lugs.
...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-17-2019, 11:08 AM
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Posted By vyacheslav
Which separated first, the shell or the re-ring?

.......kind of like "The chicken or the egg"?

I picked up this MIJ Pearl made blue sparkle kit for a great price. The shells are in good shape and the wrap is in great shape with very little...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-14-2019, 04:14 PM
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Posted By vyacheslav
Slingerland Model 804 Flush Base Hi-Hat Stand Repair/Mod

Greetings,

I got this from a friend to complete the hardware for my 1966 Stage Band kit. I modified/repaired it to suit my needs, and wanted to share this with you. SUPER BIG THANKS to idrum4fun...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-04-2019, 11:30 AM
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Views: 215
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Help ID'ing Premier Bop Kit

Thanks for the replies!

Good to know. I still haven't cleaned/polished them yet, but looking forward to doing so. This is my first Premier kit, so I am excited to play them.

I also think it's...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-03-2019, 09:16 AM
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Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Orange/Amber Wooding Cristalline BD (Rare!)

That is super cool!

It's like a Mod Orange Vistalite!

Great story too.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-01-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Help ID'ing Premier Bop Kit

Thanks for the reply, and for attaching the catalog! It is very blurry on the bottom of Page 1, but I concur with the file name of 1998 (the narrative on Page 3 also suggests that, or perhaps a bit...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-01-2019, 10:46 AM
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Views: 215
Posted By vyacheslav
Help ID'ing Premier Bop Kit

Greetings,

I picked up this kit for a good price. Sizes are 12/14/18. I'm trying to determine which model or series they were. There is no identifying information anywhere except the Premier...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-27-2019, 09:56 PM
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Posted By vyacheslav
Price check on Rogers Holiday

Greetings,

I am traveling for work and found myself in St. Charles, MO Music Go Round (St. Louis area). They had a five piece Rogers in Blue Onyx wrap. Two 12" rack toms. One is a Tower model...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-14-2019, 11:15 AM
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Posted By vyacheslav
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-12-2019, 12:08 AM
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Posted By vyacheslav
Tama Maple Piccolo-Model?

Greetings,

I recently picked up one of these used. It is in great shape. It has the Mighty Hoops and is a 10 lug model, with the same badge as the photos. It is a 3.5" x 14".

In doing some...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-04-2019, 02:30 PM
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Posted By vyacheslav
Re: 63 Ludwig Tom Mount

I repeat:

The nuts/screws are NOT 7/16". They should be 5/16". The WRENCH Size is 7/16". If your carriage screws are two different sizes, one is most likely 1/4" and the other is 5/16". The...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-04-2019, 10:02 AM
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Views: 552
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: 63 Ludwig Tom Mount

Hello Jeffrey M and welcome to the forum!

The thread size for both nuts should be 5/16". 7/16" is the wrench size needed for those nuts.

Keep in mind, that a "normal" 5/16" nut will use a...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-20-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Anyone else get disheartened at all the greed in the vintage drum market?

I like free markets too. They are essential for good commerce. Your statement above may also be true, but if it beings out more sellers asking the same over-inflated prices, that really doesn't...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-20-2019, 01:56 AM
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Views: 433
Posted By vyacheslav
Huge Gretsch SSB kit for sale here locally-too bad about the rack toms =(

Not mine. These just popped up here locally on CL.

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/msg/d/ironton-gretch-70s-vintage-10-piece/6823151102.html

Lot of drums. Too bad the rack toms and bass...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-20-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By vyacheslav
Anyone else get disheartened at all the greed in the vintage drum market?

Hello,

I hadn't browsed ebay or Reverb in awhile. Tonight I was reminded of why. There seems to be such a sense of greed in the vintage drum market to me. It's everything: kits, cymbals,...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-20-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: In-Lay Adhesive

I've used regular, double sided-Scotch tape with no issues. I haven't had any issues with the inlay shrinking or expanding. I have taped it down all the way around, but I guess you wouldn't have...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-20-2019, 12:44 AM
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Views: 653
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Walopus Drum Wraps

I have used Walopus wrap and and they make a very good product. The wrap is easier to work with than most traditional drum wraps. Magnus is great to work with and I would venture to say that you...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-15-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Ludwig 75th Anniversary "Eagle" Kit for Sale on Ebay-Big Beat Configuration

At the time (1984), Ludwig was still using the Blue/Olive badges, just before they went to the Black/White badges. I think these badges were a one off for these kits because Ludwig wanted to harken...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-14-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By vyacheslav
Ludwig 75th Anniversary "Eagle" Kit for Sale on Ebay-Big Beat Configuration

Not mine. Another member here perhaps? The seller mentions a re-pro front head. Thought I remember someone on here making one as well.

EBay Item Number: 264184223770

Looks like it's all...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-13-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,042
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Vintage MIJ Snare Drum ID Help!

Very cool snare, Mark. It reminds me a lot of a BDP "Gracy" snare that I have. I dig the extra wide re-rings.

Also, I know that strainer is not the best, but I imagine there is something oddly...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 02-11-2019, 09:43 PM
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Views: 399
Posted By vyacheslav
Slingerland Tempo King Pedal and Flat Base Hi-Hat Stand

Greetings,

Looking for a Tempo King Pedal and an era appropriate (1966) Flat base Hi-Hat stand, Model #804 I think........please correct me if I am wrong. The photo below is from the 1967...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-07-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Bought a cymbal sound unheard--Maybe a Super Zyn?

Nice video funkyp! Great playing as well!


Well, I did receive the cymbal just in time for the gig last night. The verdict is in......................


It is indeed a Zyn Made I England. ...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-06-2019, 10:10 AM
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Views: 666
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Bought a cymbal sound unheard--Maybe a Super Zyn?

Thanks for the reply, funkyp.

Man that cymbal looks like one of those Carmine Appice Lampshades!

I'll be checking the mailbox today for sure.


I love that Premier kit in the photo. Very...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-05-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Ludwig Hi-hat Stand Model???

Very good info on this thread! Mark described it perfectly!

This is my favorite hi-hat stand of all time. You can pick up a replacement wingnut for that clutch with nylon insert inside the...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-05-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Bought a cymbal sound unheard--Maybe a Super Zyn?

No, I still don't have it. According to the tracking info, the label was created and USPS got the tracking number on Tuesday Jan 29th, but it was not in USPS possession until yesterday Feb 4th. ...
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