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Forum: Vintage Drums Yesterday, 11:22 AM
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Re: Vintage Kit Lineup.....Lots of vintage kits in this movie clip

LOL Yeah this clip turns up every so often. It's great for drummers -especially we, who are interested in looking at the gear!
Forum: Vintage Drums Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Juergens Drum

I've never heard of that company. All I can tell you is that the outer shell is mahogany wood. More pictures would help.
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-09-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: What are these? Vintage, world, classroom/music ed?

Looks like a type of surdo (a Brazilian marching bass drum) -Maybe it's a relative of that type of marching bass drum -but maybe from another country?
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-06-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,114
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Why do people dent your heads ?

Well said. Drummers who go beyond that point are doing it for reasons other than efficient technique. Swinging your arms like an ape and slamming the sticks into the drum LOOKS cool to (some)...
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-02-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,114
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Why do people dent your heads ?

There are those who live by a certain etiquette that prevents them from becoming animals at everything they do. Other people are....welllll....lacking etiquette.
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-27-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 601
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Canada Day, Part Two

Yeah that's what I hear. I would have thought they would have come up with some super weed by now, but everyone says it's all become ho-hum. Guess I got in on it when it was the real thing! I...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-25-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 601
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Canada Day, Part Two

Personally, I'd rather that they made alcohol illegal and cigarettes illegal and make using a phone while driving a mandatory jail sentence.

All the weed smokers I know aren't typically on the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-12-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,095
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Drum Companies and Their Worst Ideas

Wow, I already forgot about those. I never liked them. They always reminded me of the Simplex derailleur I had on my old bicycle....and IT was always breaking, too. But I met Greg Nickels and he's a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-10-2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,095
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Drum Companies and Their Worst Ideas

LOL! Well said! I know I want my snare sound to sustain forever.Falling Do
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-10-2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,095
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Drum Companies and Their Worst Ideas

What about Molecules Drums? Anyone remember those? I don't think I ever saw anyone using them.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-21-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Slingerland Black Beauty on eBay

At that price, I would hope it finds a caring home!

Personally, I'd put it under glass and just look at it....
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-19-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 684
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Vintage Ludwig Kit 3 ply? Help?

The curved spurs were part of the (then) new Atlas hardware line.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-18-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Another Ludwig ID + Repairs

https://media.istockphoto.com/photos/bear-paw-and-claws-picture-id185271106?k=6&m=185271106&s=612x612&w=0&h=r_nP9XZ5RgmA17IYKYZHvw7ivDkhvNComBA776Q18IQ=



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Forum: Vintage Drums 09-18-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Another Ludwig ID + Repairs

LOL! WOW! I was thinking about bass drum SPURS when the question was about claws!! durrrrrr

Getting old is a -----!

Anyway....Carry on...Nothing to see here, folks...Move along! :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-17-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Another Ludwig ID + Repairs

Yes they are Ludwig bass claws of that era.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-16-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 684
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Vintage Ludwig Kit 3 ply? Help?

OP,

I think it's safe to assume those are all 3-ply shells.....But be aware that SOME of the shells (actually many) from that era were NOT maple/poplar/mahogany....but were, in fact, newer...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-14-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 837
Posted By O-Lugs
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-08-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: 1941 Ludwig and Ludwig

Looks pretty clean. I honestly can't tell if the finish is original or not....but if it is, then just a slightly damp cloth should be fine for maintenance.

I wouldn't change the patina of the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-03-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,411
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: for you Ludwig 3ply owners- heads and tuning

Wow...just realized I already answered this....Gotta get more sleep, I guess! ;)
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-03-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,411
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: for you Ludwig 3ply owners- heads and tuning

Coated Dilomats are what I prefer on my 3-ply Ludwig drums. I also use coated Ambassadors on bass drums and other drums, too, occasionally. For one thing, Ambassadors are readily available in most...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-19-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Red Sparkle Goodness

lovely. red sparkle has always been a classic favorite of mine, too.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-14-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Tip for extra height adjustment on Ludwig Rail Mounts

Good tip.

I'm kind of the opposite...I want everything low and flat(horizontal).
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-07-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 813
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: red drums in the attic.......

The Shining (1980) - Redrum Scene (5/7) | Movieclips - YouTube
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-06-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 813
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: red drums in the attic.......

There are no drums in that attic! Don't go up there!
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-06-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 973
Posted By O-Lugs
Re: Price check 1966 ludwig black oyster snare

I tapped on a few Jazz Fests in my time.....sounded okay but never felt right to me. The Pioneers, on the other hand, sounded great and felt great to me. I have a gold sparkle 1964 (red muffler felt)...
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