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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-12-2018, 09:15 PM
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Posted By martin281
Re: Slingerland "super rock" (???)

I finally got a good picture of my restored kit. Here it is...

Thanks to all vintage drum gurus!

Cheers!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-06-2018, 06:20 AM
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Posted By martin281
Re: Slingerland "super rock" (???)

Here is a preview of this drum after the restoring process. The toms have a great tonality now and they sing like a bird. I used bee wax for the interior of all the shells. I filled all the holes in...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-10-2017, 10:43 AM
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Posted By martin281
Re: Camco Restoration - a labor of love.

Don't forget to post pictures of your restoration... Cheers!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-31-2017, 08:34 AM
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Posted By martin281
Re: Slingerland "super rock" (???)

OK. So the final moment before wraping my Slingerland has arrived. I'm still not sure about which holes to fill: what you guys would do? My first idea was to fill only the holes that were not...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-26-2017, 09:51 AM
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Posted By martin281
Re: Cymbal bass drum mount

Wahou! You are right! Thanks for the info!
Here is one from a seller on Reverb... https://reverb.com/item/5843905-premier-cymbal-mount-for-bass-drum-470-50-1970-s-chrome
I don't have all the...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-26-2017, 08:25 AM
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Posted By martin281
Cymbal bass drum mount

Hi! I have this 77 (+/-) Slingerland bass drum, and there what looks like a cymbal mount on it. It is not the type of cymbal arm that used to be on 60s Slingerland and Ludwig drums, with the L arm....
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-24-2017, 07:40 AM
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Posted By martin281
Re: Slingerland "super rock" (???)

You are right, Longjohn... I'm a newbie in drum restoration (this is my first attempt) and I just forgot to get every nuts and springs out before taking the picture. All the nuts are in good...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-23-2017, 08:38 AM
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Posted By martin281
Re: Slingerland "super rock" (???)

All shells have re-ring...
here is the 13 inch Tom, without all the wraps, before cleaning. the wrap is definitely not original, since the vent grommet has been removed and put back. What do you...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-21-2017, 06:49 PM
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Posted By martin281
Re: Slingerland "super rock" (???)

I have a last question to the Slingerland experts out there. What is the difference between these shells (RJB 70N, 1977 or so) and upper quality series? Are they similar? Except for the choice of...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-21-2017, 10:50 AM
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Posted By martin281
Re: Slingerland "super rock" (???)

Thanks! I'll keep you update with the restoring / rebirth of my Slingerland! Cheers!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-20-2017, 03:10 PM
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Posted By martin281
Re: Slingerland "super rock" (???)

Maybe... but it would be surprising, since the grommets look like they were removed and put back. The exterior of the shells looks like mahogany, but difficult to say without unwraping the three...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-20-2017, 12:31 PM
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Posted By martin281
Re: Slingerland "super rock" (???)

Yeah! I think you're right! So I imagine that, since there is not many original parts into this, I can try to "build" my own custom drum from these great shells...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-20-2017, 07:20 AM
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Posted By martin281
Re: Slingerland "super rock" (???)

Here are a few pictures. Sorry for the bad quality of images... as you can see, the wrap has been covered with cheap vinyl on a few occasions.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-20-2017, 04:49 AM
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Views: 1,176
Posted By martin281
Slingerland "super rock" (???)

Hi!
I have a Slingerland drum kit (#330XXX), with 24/12/13/18 shells. Looking at old catalogs, I think it is a Super rock outfit from 1977 or 1978. But I'm not sure, since it looks like the...
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