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Forum: Vintage Drums 06-22-2020, 05:37 PM
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Posted By leedybdp
Re: Leedy Project Begins

I try not to have any regret over selling or trading away any of my drum sets because the hobby of drum collecting bit me hard for several years. During those years, I would get caught up in the fun...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-22-2020, 07:54 AM
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Posted By leedybdp
Re: Leedy Project Begins

The bass drum did, indeed, have twenty lugs. I traded those drums with a matching Slingerland Red Satin Flame snare drum to Bobby. I can't find any pictures of that drum set. I seem to have lost a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-21-2020, 02:21 PM
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Posted By leedybdp
Re: Leedy Project Begins

here's my other Shelly Manne snare drum. The badge and the limited years the Pink Glass Glitter was offered make me think that the drum was made sometime from 1956-1959. There is no date inside the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-21-2020, 02:16 PM
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Posted By leedybdp
Re: Leedy Project Begins

If the drums were 14x20-8x12-14x14 guess who traded the red set to Bobby.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-20-2020, 02:12 PM
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Posted By leedybdp
Re: Leedy Project Begins

I just finished the bongo drum project. We are all in agreement that the Charcoal Diamond Pearl is not an exact match for the Slingerland/Leedy version of Black Diamond Pearl of my 1963 drum set....
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-12-2020, 08:42 AM
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Posted By leedybdp
Re: Leedy Project Begins

The wrap arrived yesterday. It is somewhat lighter in color. But, I think the bongos wil look good with the drum set over to the left of my hi-hat. Pictures of the project will follow.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-07-2020, 03:48 PM
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Posted By leedybdp
Re: Leedy Project Begins

I think that the bongos wil be far enough from the other drums so that the difference in color should be minimal. But, I'll reserve judgement on that until i receive the pieces cut to size for the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-07-2020, 12:43 PM
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Views: 987
Posted By leedybdp
Re: Leedy Project Begins

Here are pictures of the Charcoal pearl from Precision and the snare drum from my 1963 Leedy Shelly Manne set. I think that the match is going to be pretty good. We'll see in a few days when the wrap...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-06-2020, 08:03 AM
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Posted By leedybdp
Re: Leedy Project Begins

But, DW is still in business.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-05-2020, 02:52 PM
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Posted By leedybdp
Re: Leedy Project Begins

Here's the Charcoal Pearl picture.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-05-2020, 02:51 PM
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Views: 987
Posted By leedybdp
Leedy Project Begins

Since downsizing my vintage drum collection to four drum sets and one cocktail set, I haven't taken on any projects....until today. I opened a bongo drum carrying bag that i hadn't opened in a few...
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