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Forum: Vintage Drums 10-15-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Early P-83?

Thank you VERY much for the information, sir! I am no Ludwig expert for sure but, I am trying to learn. Your information is very much appreciated!
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Forum: Vintage Drums 10-11-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By salty 1322
Early P-83?

Hey, guys! I recently purchased what I think to be a 40's- 50's Ludwig marching drum. Keystone badge. Six lugs. Mahogany body. It hasn't arrived yet. What I'm wondering is this: The strainer seems...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-06-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By salty 1322
Re: We lost an icon today. Ginger Baker

No! I knew it had to come but, I'm still in shock! Like Vintagemore2000, he was quite a great influence on me as well although his personality left me cold. R.I.P., Mr. Baker.
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Forum: General Drum Questions 10-02-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 875
Posted By salty 1322
Nylon Washers with Collars

I recently tried out some tube lugs on my late 70's Supra. They came with some nylon collared washers. I like the tube lugs for the fact that there is no splay whatsoever and no springs to wrap. I...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-29-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Tension rods, cleaning, rust, soaking

I like the product, Evaporust for smaller pieces of hardware simply because it works! Soak the t-rods over night and they'll be rust free in the morning!
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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-28-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Wrap repair hack

That is fantastic! What a great job of thinking outside the box!
Brian
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-24-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Some People Don't Know S***

I couldn't agree with you more, johnnyringo! Not only do these self-proclaimed experts know very little about the instruments that we love, I would bet they are the same ones who can't play worth a...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-24-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Ludwig P-88 Throw Off

You're so right, Mark! I have a beautiful vintage P-85 and an excellent P-83 which I switch around occasionally on my late 70's Supra. I guess I'm happiest, when not playing, just tinkering around...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-24-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Ludwig P-88 Throw Off

Hey, Mark!
As usual, I am indebted to you for your vast expertise! I certainly appreciate your fast response, my friend! I may just give this strainer a try! Thanks very much, Mark!
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Forum: General Drum Questions 09-23-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By salty 1322
Ludwig P-88 Throw Off

Hey, guys,
Sorry, I think I asked this question before but, I can't find any responses. This is probably due to my lack of computer skills! What do you guys think of this strainer? Actually, as...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-19-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Drum Foundry

Thanks, Mark! You always come through! What beautiful drums you have constructed! I am envious of your skill, sir! Thanks so much for your expertise, Mark.
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Forum: General Drum Questions 09-19-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By salty 1322
Drum Foundry

Hey, guys!
I know that Drum Foundry is a division of Black Swamp Percussion based in Michigan but, that's about all. Some of their stuff looks to be of very high quality and solidly built. Does...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-12-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,487
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Rhythm Tech Active Snare System

Thanks for your input, gentlemen. Everything seems to be holding together but, there are a couple of improvements I have in my mind. One is installing a set of Puresound Equalizer wires. I hope I...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-11-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Marketplace ad, lol

Man, that guy must be REALLY heavy-footed!!!
Brian
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-09-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Acoustic Wall Tiles

Back in the day, about a million years ago, we used egg cartons to attain the effect you want. Not too pretty but, they seemed to work.
Brian
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-08-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,487
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Rhythm Tech Active Snare System

Today, I decided to clean up a lot of my old snare related stuff from the appropriate storage drawer. I then came across a Rhythm Tech Active Snare System. I had started a post about this months ago....
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-07-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Burswood Drums

Naw, you're right, Mark! Over the years, she has developed her own type of appreciation for my hobby. She'll let me know if she finds a new "treasure" although I doubt if she's really keen on having...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-07-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Burswood Drums

Well, guys, you were right! I just returned from our local Goodwill after viewing this set. There was no batter head or hoop on the bass. One of the legs was missing on the floor tom. The rack toms...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-07-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Burswood Drums

Thanks very much, guys! I suspected as much but, will probably take a look just out of curiosity. As always, I really appreciate your expertise!
Brian
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-06-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By salty 1322
Burswood Drums

About an hour ago, my wife informed me that she had seen a set of Burswood Drums at our local Goodwill. I did a bit of googling but, could find very little info. Does anyone know anything about these...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-02-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 645
Posted By salty 1322
Re: What is your favorite vintage hardware?

Even though I gig with a big ol' set (7 piece) of vintage Stars, all of my hardware is Ludwig 1400 flat base. I also employ a Ludwig Standard hi-hat and W.F.L. flat base snare stands. I cheat a bit...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-01-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By salty 1322
Wooden 14 inch Hoops, Eight Lug

Hi, Guys!
Looking for some 14 inch, eight hole wooden hoops for a vintage Star deep (6 1/2 inches) snare that I'm restoring. Old is good! Thanks very much!
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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-23-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 936
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Latest Score: Stewarts In Orange/Gold

My very first kit as a kid was a set of Stewarts. I think they were a stencil of Pearl. True? Anyway, nice score, sir!
Brian
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-15-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Fixing Shell Cracks?

I think OddBall nailed it perfectly! Sound advice. Check first and, "if it ain't broke..."
Brian
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-11-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Fixing Shell Cracks?

Hey, DrumBob,
If you are going to use Plastic Wood, you might want to try Minwax Woodfiller with Hardener instead. It's more expensive BUT, of a much better quality. When dry, it requires a bit...
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