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Forum: Vintage Drums 01-12-2019, 01:08 AM
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Posted By steff
Re: Vintage ends

subdividing the eras by type of drums we will have the following scheme

- the ancient drums that from artistic representations we know exist at least from 1200 to 1900, which are wood tied with...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-11-2019, 08:59 PM
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Posted By steff
Re: Vintage ends

However even the barrels to store wine are very similar to our drum, it is a moment to be wrong!
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-11-2019, 04:56 PM
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Posted By steff
Re: Vintage ends

the question is just this, we can say that today is a new drum era compared to the 80s? I think the answer is NO! there is no any difference, so should not talk about vintage as they did in the 80s...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-11-2019, 04:41 PM
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Posted By steff
Re: Vintage ends

"vintage" enters as a common linguistic term to identify still usable objects of an era immediately prior to ours, of some interest in design, performance or for reasons of pure nostalgia, an object...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-11-2019, 03:52 PM
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Posted By steff
Re: Vintage ends

it must be said that the production until at least the 60s the economic series had the same quality of professional series, the only difference was that they had less lugs, usually 6, the wires...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-11-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 63
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Posted By steff
Re: Vintage ends

in my opinion Vintage give implied for high quality , that is anyway a reason to have interest, if you take a poor pigsty table from the 40s' with all the tack shot crooked, you can not say it is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-02-2019, 06:02 PM
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Posted By steff
Re: Shipping Vintage drums overseas

I import all months from Italy, but I have also sent many vintage pieces to the USA,
unfortunately I have to meet often (but fortunately the minor) with very ignorant sellers, some still think that...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-23-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,252
Posted By steff
Re: Does Changing Era-correct Hardware Constitute a " Modification"?

for a collector's degree can be important to know if only one screw has been changed in 80 years but only if someone can certify it, in the absence of certificate can only guess how the standard...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 12-12-2018, 03:14 AM
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Posted By steff
Re: 1950's Gretsch RB/3ply

in my impression these hoops the sound is less compressed than the die cast, more rounded and old style, the 3 ply shell is warmer and deeper sound than the 6 ply, just my impression! ^_^
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-01-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

who knows how many "old" kits, as well Radio King or 40s Leedy, over the years have been feed him to children and then finally used to light the fire ... i guess even some 60s Slingy or Ludwig in the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-29-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 77
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Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

the items with more certainty to collect will be the small objects with the brand, such as the tunes key, etc, to see the prices of the current vintage that also sell at 30$, I am not a collector,...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-22-2018, 09:01 AM
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Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

sorry for my playful tone ... but a drum released exactly in the 1980 for reasons of developing and assembly time inevitably must have still built in the late 70s, the end of everything was about to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-21-2018, 11:26 PM
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Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

the best sound of an 80's drums is when you turn on the triggers D' Drummer Laughing H
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-21-2018, 05:27 PM
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Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

I would like to make only one consideration, so many things said are true, but we think the first K EAK and K Canada are practically contemporary with the latest New Stamp production, and the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-21-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,714
Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

I learned from a very knowledgeable and competent guy, that the alloy of OLD K changed at least at each change of the stamps,

furthermore, I have always noticed that the New Stamps, even if clean,...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-20-2018, 02:44 PM
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Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

let's say things like they are! that in the 80s the kits, between drums and cymbals, and partly also the heads (I say it even if i are vegan but so far it is so!), he ended up being a musical...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-20-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

I would not like to open a sort of flame, but from my experience until they become a very very heavy ping, Old K offers a musicality that can not be found elsewhere, the New Stamps are the less...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-20-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,714
Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

and how do explain that not even the cymbals, no one can produce something as decent as the old Old K?
only Spizzichino had succeeded to get closer and worked raw bases imported from Turkey,
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-20-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,714
Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

definitely if there had been a really good drums production from the 80s to today we will have all in chorus said that name,
unfortunately that name does not exist, it's a fact ! ... many perhaps...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-19-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,714
Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

beyond the collecting, the vintage pieces that are really worth are those that sound better, which are made better, I think for example to the timbales Humberto Morales by Leedy or the 20s Black...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-19-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,714
Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

I think only Gretsch had better drums in the 60s, which were already really great in the 50s, let's say the improvements were the die cast hoops, but the shells were slightly better the 3 ply, Ludwig...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-19-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,714
Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

consider also that some in the UK collect Premier, even someone in Eastern Europe, many in Italy collect the Meazzi Hollywood, so in 40 years some Asian could only see the Mapex, or other brands for...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-18-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,714
Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

it will always be impossible for a modern drum to have a better sound than a 50 or 80 older, one has seasoned and bent woods for many decades, the glue that has fossilized, the other has the fresh...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 11-16-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By steff
1950's Gretsch RB/3ply

This is a 3 ply silver sealer no label Gretsch Round Badge 6 lugs snare drum, with 50s hoops, I had never seen this model with 50s flanged stick chopper, only upper models with 8 lugs !
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 11-06-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By steff
Re: Hybrid Vintage

in fact it is very interesting to have a dialogue different timbres sounds, rather than a complete set, I do not want to say that it is better but certainly a valid alternative!

I think the Radio...
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