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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-28-2020, 08:36 AM
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Views: 1,153
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: Uneven lug factory placement???

I've seen a couple "doozies" (or should I say don't-zies) like this. I once had a Premier snare that literally had the snare beds on one side off by one panel. If the "big" companies can't always get...
Forum: For Sale 02-26-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,184
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: Bunch of Stuff

You can also resize in Preview/Tools/Adjust Size on a Mac
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-24-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: Joseph Zigaboo Modeliste

Hook and Sling is a serious cut & long time favourite! "Check Your Bucket', "We're Doing It(Thang)Part One", "Live it up", "Can You Handle It"! & that intro on "Lover and A Friend" just kills me!! So...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-23-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,663
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: Bop/Jazz Kits

You just saved me a lot of typing, O-lug!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-22-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: NDD: New Drumset Day

My favourite Swingstars from around '84, with the "box lugs". I had a set, also cut down to "trad" sizes & remember them sounding very good, kinda Fullerton Rogers-ish. Somebody did a good job with...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-12-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,095
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: Why Play Vintage?

Back before "bean counters", offshore outsourcing and other manufacturing phenomenon companies just made drums to the best of their abilities. IMHO (yup, just an opinion) there is a sweet spot in the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-22-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: Evans 360 uv1

Not only do they look new forever, but last year I took one off a snare that had been gigged for almost a year & it wasn't concave at all, flat like out the box. Crazy!
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-31-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,442
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: I Have Never "Gotten" Ludwig Drums

I love drums from all the big companies (& deal with their design flaws), but I think part of the Ludwig Magic is in the numbers. I can sit down at my '63 Super Classic, throw some old A's on there,...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-25-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By funkypoodle
Xmas Gift 2 myself, assembly required

Happy holidays, y'all! This year I stumbled haphazardly upon my gift to myself. I was lucky enough to score not one but 2 Super Classic kits this year, along with a whole haul of of stuff. I really...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-14-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,351
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: Cool or Not?

I kinda feel like the badge is a part of the drum's DNA, one more clue to it's past or to help us establish patterns, like why Whitehall kits show up more often in certain geographical area &...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-13-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: Help identifying shellset

THat's an Japanese Pearl-made stencil kit from the early 70's, asian magogany (luan) shells, "speedboat lugs" & the Swivomatic copy tom arms Pearl were using around "72. Nice drums for $150, but not...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-17-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: Who makes the most authentic vintage wrap?

The only thing I've seen remotely like any peacock wrap is this...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-17-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,551
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: The Gretscherland

Reminds me of the kind of crazy hodge-podge mix of shells/parts on Walberg & Auge drums!
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-03-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,793
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: WTB: Very specific date stamped snare. . . .

Happy Birthday, Michael!
"It was the third of September
That day I'll always remember,
Yes, I will"

Forum: Vintage Drums 08-29-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,742
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: Beautiful, or just grandma’s linoleum?

A few months ago I had a friend over with his '68 Blue Oyster kit. Here it is next to my 1970 bowling ball version. The 60's Blue Oyster is very pretty up close, but fades to a greyish hue and lacks...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-15-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,666
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: 14" Rogers floor tom value

I've seen this kind of thread before. It usually pertains to someone selling a 14x14 Rogers, a COB Ludwig Super, an original wood Dyna-Sonic, a Turkish K or some other rare form of "unobtainium"....
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-01-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: Ludwig B/O COW...the rest of the story.

You did great, well, minus the blood-letting! Nice work ay a nice price!
Forum: For Sale 05-31-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 804
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: Ludwig maple 4x13 piccolo

And Sold! Thanks!
Forum: For Sale 05-30-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 804
Posted By funkypoodle
Ludwig maple 4x13 piccolo

Nice clean Ludwig maple 4x13 piccolo with black & white badge, muffler. I'm assuming 80's. I haven't done any research yet. Strainer works perfectly, brand new Ambassador X on top, original bottom...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-25-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By funkypoodle
50's Rogers Questions

A friend of a friend contacted me through FB looking for some info on his WMP eagle badge Rogers kit. I don't have the serials yet, but was hoping someone could school me on shell composition of this...
Forum: For Sale 03-21-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,279
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: Rogers Red Onyx Drums

I'm surprised these are still here! I play with pretty well nothing but players grade Rogers kits & have never been happier. My 14x20 is the best kick I have ever owned.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 03-04-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,155
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: Vintage - 13" Zildjian Hi-Hats (Made in Canada)

I live in eastern Canadian too & have had a few of these Canadian A's pass through my hands as well as some nice early Sabians. As well as stamping A's with "Made in Canada" there are also 70's...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-02-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,145
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: 1968 Walberg & Auge Perfection Jazz Outfit in Rogers Blue Strata Pearl 20/14/12/1

Fantastic!! I'm totally fascinated by W&A & these are another fine example. The best of all our favourite drums, made with even more love, even rarer & there don't seem to be two exactly the same....
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-23-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,219
Posted By funkypoodle
Re: Advice on Mics and Set-up

There are definitely a lot of options! It's a little mind-boggling at first. Spend a bit of time on, watch some microphone shootout videos & familiarise yourself with the specs of...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-21-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,486
Posted By funkypoodle
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