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Forum: For Sale 06-12-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Slingerland TDR Snare Drum

Completely stupid question:

What does the acronym "TDR" stand for?
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 06-11-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Old World Sabian A & F

I don't get it.

A & F is the most pretentious drum company. And those hats sound worse than the cymbals included with beginner kits and probably cost $700.

Sometimes, you need to do the "Is it...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-10-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: A Laundry List of Resto Questions

1) What's the best way to glue/stick down a B/O badge that is coming up at the edges.

I'll let the experts chime in on this, but I would say perhaps double sided tape?

2) What's the best way to...
Forum: For Sale 05-29-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By vyacheslav
Old Slingerland Snare Stand

She's rusty, but should clean up well. Looks like it could be nickel? Not sure.


The second photo is blurry, but it says "Slingerland, Chicago, USA". It's stamped/engraved in the D-shaped...
Forum: For Sale 05-20-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By vyacheslav
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-19-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 377
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Ludwig 1123-1 Hi Hat Question

I have lots of these stands and the bottom cymbal seat and sleeve were almost always missing when I acquired them. Here's what I did:

I simply cut about 1" off the top of the bottom tube, the...
Forum: For Sale 05-15-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Several Pairs of lighter/Jazz style Hi-Hats

They certainly are..............but they all got it where it counts.
Forum: For Sale 05-15-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By vyacheslav
Forum: For Sale 05-15-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By vyacheslav
Several Pairs of lighter/Jazz style Hi-Hats

Greetings,

I am happy to provide more info or higher resolution photos. I can also provide sound samples if interested. Just PM me with your email address and the pair(s) you are interested in....
Forum: For Sale 05-15-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By vyacheslav
MIJ "Faucet Handle" Bass Drum 6mm T-Rods-Long Length

Greetings,

Set of 16 Faucet Handle T-rods. All in good shape, not bent. Should clean up nice. The length of each T-rod, measured from the collar (the part that sits against the outside of the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-14-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Ludwig

Those look very nice! Is it just me or do those lugs look HUGE?!?!

How do you keep finding people to trade with in your local area? Or is just one other guy and you keep trading the same kits...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-09-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: what do you do when......

Always keep a pulse going.................quarter notes on the ride or hi-hat, or on the hi-hat on the foot. That gives the other band members something to latch onto.

If it's on a verse...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-03-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Are These Badges Worth This?

$4500 for three badges?

Or as Reverb.com calls it: Tuesday.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-29-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By vyacheslav
Strange Hole in Pearl Made MIJ

Greetings,

I'm in the process of cleaning these up. It's a Pearl made stencil kit. No badges, but the tom brackets and leg brackets all say "Pearl" on the outside.

I noticed a tiny little...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-29-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: My 60's Paragon Kit

That looks more like late 70's/Early 80's to present to me. The Pearl style "box" lugs give that away. With that Swivo copy tom arm I would say late 70's up to mid-80's or so.

Also, almost looks...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 04-26-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Strange Zildjian Cymbal

I agree, those are aftermarket engravings. That being said, someone did a very good job with it. A little large maybe, but there is no argument on who the cymbal belongs (or belonged) to.

Also...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 04-23-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By vyacheslav
Looking for 20" MIJ Red Sparkle Bass Drum

Greetings,

The brand or badge doesn't matter. I'm going to be pairing it with a round badge Star "club date" style 8" x 12" and a Drum Mate 14" Floor tom with Slingerland copy dual lugs.
...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-17-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By vyacheslav
Which separated first, the shell or the re-ring?

.......kind of like "The chicken or the egg"?

I picked up this MIJ Pearl made blue sparkle kit for a great price. The shells are in good shape and the wrap is in great shape with very little...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-14-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By vyacheslav
Slingerland Model 804 Flush Base Hi-Hat Stand Repair/Mod

Greetings,

I got this from a friend to complete the hardware for my 1966 Stage Band kit. I modified/repaired it to suit my needs, and wanted to share this with you. SUPER BIG THANKS to idrum4fun...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-04-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Help ID'ing Premier Bop Kit

Thanks for the replies!

Good to know. I still haven't cleaned/polished them yet, but looking forward to doing so. This is my first Premier kit, so I am excited to play them.

I also think it's...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-03-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Orange/Amber Wooding Cristalline BD (Rare!)

That is super cool!

It's like a Mod Orange Vistalite!

Great story too.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-01-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By vyacheslav
Re: Help ID'ing Premier Bop Kit

Thanks for the reply, and for attaching the catalog! It is very blurry on the bottom of Page 1, but I concur with the file name of 1998 (the narrative on Page 3 also suggests that, or perhaps a bit...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-01-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By vyacheslav
Help ID'ing Premier Bop Kit

Greetings,

I picked up this kit for a good price. Sizes are 12/14/18. I'm trying to determine which model or series they were. There is no identifying information anywhere except the Premier...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-27-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By vyacheslav
Price check on Rogers Holiday

Greetings,

I am traveling for work and found myself in St. Charles, MO Music Go Round (St. Louis area). They had a five piece Rogers in Blue Onyx wrap. Two 12" rack toms. One is a Tower model...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-14-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By vyacheslav
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