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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-16-2013, 03:57 PM
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Posted By tdennis
Re: MIJ Stencils use by Professionals

I think your topic is very interesting, & I would be curious to hear more. I agree that MIJ drums can hold their own sonically. I've had many sets of mixed orphan drums that include the best...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-16-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,436
Posted By tdennis
Re: MIJ Stencils use by Professionals

I like MIJ drums, & a small group of musicians on the VDF like them, but I hope you didn't bet any money on the statement that, .."professionals are increasingly using them to tour & record". ...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-13-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,794
Posted By tdennis
Re: Speed King or Speed Master?

My impression was that the OP was about the Red SpeedMaster. The Blue Reversible is engineered very differently, & is a very coveted pedal. No doubt some drummers have a preference for the Red,...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-13-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,794
Posted By tdennis
Re: Speed King or Speed Master?

The "Universal " Speedmaster was Ludwig's budget pedal, & came w/ their budget sets; Club Date, Combo, & Spotlight. Those that bought the Classic sets got a Speed King.
The Speedmaster was...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-13-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By tdennis
Re: Not Your Average CL Posting

Vox was Trixon's brand, as they entered the market in the US.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-13-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By tdennis
Re: Took a gamble...what's this please?

This seems to be a child's drum, perhaps made by a toy company. It probably came w/ a carry strap. This is well made compared to many toy drums. Did you look inside for a label or stamp ? My...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-13-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By tdennis
Re: Can you tell me about this drum ? WFL 1920s

WFL started c.1936, the Badge dates this Bass to the late 1930's. (Show some pics of the holes). These drums had removable, hoop clamped spurs, which still can be found on ebay or collector...
Forum: Snare Drum Gallery 09-12-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,808
Posted By tdennis
Re: Frank Holton & Co, 4X15" Snare, c.1908-1918

In my teens I aspired to be a classical Cornetist, & took lessons for 6 years on a Holton Cornet. I see there are websites dedicated to the Holton Brass instruments, but this snare is the only...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-11-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By tdennis
Re: a curiosity ... jogging my memory

GGD, Go to the main page of the VDF & click on the section, "Vintage Non-USA Drums", Look at the first thread. A Sticky is a permanent thread that does not move.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-11-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,909
Posted By tdennis
Re: Isn't it all just sentimentality?

I think Quality issues initially drove musicians to vintage drums. By the 80's many of the manufacturers had lowered the quality of their drums, & were on their way out of business. The shells...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-10-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,234
Posted By tdennis
Re: a curiosity ... jogging my memory

Go to the (Sticky) at the top of this section, & look under "Japanese Drums", They are listed alphabetically, & it may jog your memory.
http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/showthread.php?t=14073
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 09-10-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By tdennis
Re: Ludwig by Paiste

ebay, "completed listings" has many examples of 14"ers that have sold for $20-$30 + - . A cymbal w/ even a minor crack will bring less. I'll leave it to others to give advice on how to fix the...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 09-10-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By tdennis
Re: Cymbal ?

Your chances of ever finding the vintage sticks are very low. However, here is an example of a modern version. I got these at a handout at the Hollywood drum show a few years ago,..."RhythmSaw"...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 09-09-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By tdennis
Re: Cymbal ?

Enter the following in the Search box : ludwig sizzle cymbal
look for the thread , " Ludwig 1920's-30's sizzle" .
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 09-07-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By tdennis
Re: Cymbal ?

(Please post a photo of your "Sizzle " cymbal). Regardless of the name, these cymbals weren't meant to be played in the regular way, but came w/ a special notched stick that was run over the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-06-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By tdennis
Re: Anybody ever see one like this?

This was made at a time when "Givson" owned the name.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-06-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By tdennis
Re: wanna Know if this Snare Shell Finish is from the factory...

Try loading a photo documentation, & your questions will be answered.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-06-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By tdennis
Re: Rogers hoops

c. 1964 ( The Rogers Book, "....tall hoops were replaced by hoops of regular height by 1964...").
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-05-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,011
Posted By tdennis
Re: I think it's a Ludwig

Ctrl+Alt+right arrow ...I'll definitely try that next time.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-04-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,011
Posted By tdennis
Re: I think it's a Ludwig

Is there any way you could start over, & upload images that are right side up ? You're photos create Vertigo .
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-04-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By tdennis
Re: Slingerland Clamshell question

They used the "Super" strainer until they got Smart, .. I believe c. 1963. (..replaced by the Zoomatic c.1964)
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-04-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By tdennis
Re: Abused Ludwig Chrome Over Wood Kit

This wrap does not age well. I have several pieces, & I've seen a lot that pit & rust badly to make a rough textured surface. However, it is very tough to remove. My bass & others I have seen...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-03-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By tdennis
Re: Rogers '59 snare drum- does this look right?

Badge is correct for this "Classmate" snare,(used on entry level snares ,1950's). This is a really cute & pretty snare, but for that money, even $100, it wouldn't be much of a player, or a "$$...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-03-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By tdennis
Re: Need help with ORANGE kit

Since you didn't describe the particular units or sizes of the kit, there's no way for any delicious dudes to appraise it. (Your problem is this: a set that has been in a Norwegian basement...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-02-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By tdennis
Re: Converting drums

Your dimensions seem a bit odd. Measure from one outer edge of the shell to the other, in each direction. Do not include the hoops.
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