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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-20-2018, 11:41 AM
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Re: Swivomatic pedal rehab questions

Good job on the shaft 8upwithit. Just shows if you put your mind to it these parts can be made with as you say simple tools. I myself for various drums have made parts. Even down to making my own...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-18-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 90
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Re: Strainer question about 1959 Ludwig WMP snare

The strainer to me looks original for the drum. snare wires not original but still do the job. To get the correct snare wires either hunt some down on ebay or have them made. Great looking drum.
Forum: For Sale 05-18-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 77
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Re: Speed King listed on eBay--special for VDF drummers

The pedal aint for me. Ill say this the restore is a good job. The price is right. Ive owned a few over the yrs. These days ill stick to my iron cobras. The speed king would look great on a vintage...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-17-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By seantdrums
Vintage John Grey Bongos Edmondo Ros 1950's Rare

I bought these bongos from a boot sale for 1.00GBP. The guy wanted a tenner and i told him the bongos are worthless especially with a broken skin. He knew no different so he said give us a quid as a...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-16-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Rare 1972 Premier 303 for restoration

Any help you may need or sourcing any spares from washers screws bolts rods. Let me know. Also every thing premier can be bought so dont make do with any old stuff get exact replacements. What are...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-16-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Rare 1972 Premier 303 for restoration

I agree with dukekamaya...If you go on FB lots of help and info. Get hold of mike ellis blenheim drums or nick hopkins in UK. These guys have every single thing you need premier. Also ebay shed loads...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 05-14-2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By seantdrums
Re: 30's Pioneer bass drum-trap set

Morgatto.....Your drums look ace. Im into this set up you have. I think you should get as much of the yester year hardware as possible. Modern stands dont work. I have what seems some old zyn type...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-13-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 167
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Swivomatic bass drum pedal: overtighten stroke arm

Hi Morgatto glad you got a result on your pedal. I never knew that so many were being broken for spares. Great pedal once up and running.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-12-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 167
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Swivomatic bass drum pedal: overtighten stroke arm

Oddball is right. Forget trying to repair it chuck it in the bin. Plenty of people on the bay selling all these parts get on ebay and start buying will be sorted asap. Im not a rogers buff but the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-12-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 167
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Swivomatic bass drum pedal: overtighten stroke arm

Just been on ebay UK and there is a Big R swivo matic repair or parts and the part you want is in great nik with decent spring. Here is the item number 142788451366 It is 20 GBP and im sure you...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-12-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 167
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Swivomatic bass drum pedal: overtighten stroke arm

I wouldnt waste time on a repair. Im sure on ebay you will get a replacement. I wouldnt say its a part that always comes round but i have seen swivo parts. Might even be an idea buying another and...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-12-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Removing old paint from wooden hoops...

Hi there over here in the UK i use nitromorse. Its a paint stripper. For a hoop i would brush it on all over outside in the back yard. Leave for about 20 mins then lightly use a scrapper to gently...
Forum: For Sale 05-12-2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,361
Posted By seantdrums
Re: But is it selling?

As you all know i restore drums i dont collect so apart from a few goto snares and 2 kits thats it the rest gets sold. I do very well on ebay. Im renovating arbiter autotune kits george hayman kits...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-12-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 222
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Anybody else on here collect marching drums ?

Chicago Dave.....That kit looks awesome. Today in the music biz you see a lot of drummers with some great ideas getting away from traditional set ups. Was thinking of doing something similar.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-10-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 261
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Vintage Slingerland Snare Drum help needed to restore

Funny enough i have some mirror wrap on a MIJ floor tom which i had the complete kit given to me. No badges. It is also the metal type wrap mirror finish. The rest of kit is a mess. As long as it...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-10-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Some of my Rogers snare drums

Im no collector. I just plays and restore mainly premier john grey hayman etc etc. I must say your collection is very impressive indeed. I have a COB royal ace 14x12 marching snare drum dual snares...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-09-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 261
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Vintage Slingerland Snare Drum help needed to restore

Thanks for the advice point well taken. If it has been glued down all round i normally heat up with the hairdrier and funny enough it does quite a good job. I will definitely take time taking the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-09-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 261
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Vintage Slingerland Snare Drum help needed to restore

If the mahogany ply is in good cond all round what do you think about a laquer finish.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-08-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 261
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Vintage Slingerland Snare Drum help needed to restore

Thx for the info mark. The interior would it have been laquered or left bare. Also a shell like this would you say it is correct for 1975/76. I dont know much about 3ply and 5 ply slingerland shells....
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-08-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 261
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Vintage Slingerland Snare Drum help needed to restore

Thanks for the info. The pics you see are the ones from the ad. Once i get the drum ill get the number to you. Just cropped original pic its the best i can do for now. The wrap underneath looks like...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-08-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 261
Posted By seantdrums
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-08-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 261
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Vintage Slingerland Snare Drum help needed to restore

More pics of this what will be lovely snare drum.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-08-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 261
Posted By seantdrums
Vintage Slingerland Snare Drum help needed to restore

Hi Guys ive just rescued this slingerland snare drum basically from going into scrap as a tear down. I paid a little too much but i love something about this drum. I can tell it has some sort of...
Forum: For Sale 05-07-2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,941
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Going Out Of Business Sale!!!

John I wish you all the best. Sorry to hear about your health issues. Im on the other side of the pond. Your prices are very fair and resonable they will all sell. I would be interested in hearing...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-05-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By seantdrums
Re: Tama Iron Cobra Double Bass Drum Pedals

I have to agree the pedals are awesome. As a drummer playing all types of music these can be used in any situation. Ive even been out with the one pedal but have started playing some really cool...
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