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Forum: General Drum Questions 08-10-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 311
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Why Do Ludwig Drums Sound So Good

The first set of drums I ever played was a 3-ply black lacquer Ludwig maple kit. 'That sound' got stuck in my ears and now even 50+ years later it is the sound I use to compare all other drums to....
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-31-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Anyone know what kit this is?

Junker - if you can find somebody who is just starting out and doesn't want to make a big investment up front you could get $100 for the kit. MIJ hardware, Luan shells and metal hoops on the bass...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-22-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 519
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Thoughts on Gretsch 'rock and roll' round badge kit

Mark - Just a couple of side notes... I get a huge kick every time I see the prices in the old 60's catalogs. A hundred bucks for a 'new' Gretsch chrome over brass snare drum, a hundred and thirty...
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-17-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 323
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: A Contrast in Solos

I swear to Ghod I think long drum solos, no matter how great the chops are just boring. I'd rather listen to a Steve Gadd groove, or a Joe Morello groove than a thousand chop-fest drum solos. I think...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-06-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 751
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Removing old paint from wooden hoops...

No John! Worse thing you can do with lead paint is sand it/vaporize it and put it into the air. Unless the mask being worn is rated to screen lead particles, regular paint masks won't do the trick....
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-06-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: What would you offer?

Someone else's trash. He'd have to pay me to haul it to the dump.

John
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-06-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: practice pads vs snare head tuning

While you're recuperating give yourself all the help you can. A nice tight practice surface will give you more rebound... let the sticks do the work. Later as you regain strength you can soften the...
Forum: For Sale 07-05-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,971
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Going Out Of Business Sale!!!

WFL kit was the first to sell, sorry. I still have the 61' Ludwig kit (pre-serial number badges) in Sky Blue Pearl up for sale along with the 50's Gretsch kit (Burgundy Sparkle re-wrap.) The 61'...
Forum: For Sale 06-30-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,971
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Going Out Of Business Sale!!!

BUMP...

two great Kits at great prices are still available...

John
Forum: For Sale 06-30-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Cymbal-rama

Bump...

Brass must go to new homes.

John
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-25-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Rogers bass drum spurs

Responded... check your pm's.
Forum: For Sale 06-22-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Smooth as silk transaction with Purdie Shuffle

Thanks Richard. Enjoy!

I still have a bunch of brass up for sale!!! Everybody please feel free to peruse my offering...

http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/showthread.php?t=62509

John
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-19-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 998
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Older guys

I brought 50+ years of experience in drum-land to the table when I first came here. Some guys have appreciated what I have had to offer and a few here and there didn't. Not being in high school any...
Forum: For Sale 06-13-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Cymbal-rama

Great cymbals at great prices... somebody should scoop some of these up.

18" Hollow Logo is sold... everything else is still available.

John
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-13-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Generic Ludwig Keystone Badges

The 'My Old Kentucky Drums' dude is a good man. I've done a lot of business with him over the years. I checked his Facebook page and the last entry is from April:

"My Ludwig source for the last 20...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-11-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Water damage along bearing edge w/ RONSEAL

Hobbs - L-o-n-g strokes around the bearing edge when you're using the steel wool. Don't be afraid to apply pressure, pinch the steel wool and bearing edge between your fingers, but keep the sanding...
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-11-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 695
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Some of my other drums / percussion.

> Bay City Rollers (don't ask)

I won't I promise. :p

John
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-11-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 695
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Some of my other drums / percussion.

Is that a portrait of, Winston Churchill on the wall? Who is the Winnie-fan in the house?

John
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-11-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
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Views: 526
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Wtb

I meant the 'black cortex' part... :D

Good hunting... I'll keep my eyes and ears open for you.

John
Forum: For Sale 06-11-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,971
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Going Out Of Business Sale!!!

Toronto is very near and dear to me. I had an old and very good friend who passed away who hosted a weekly Saturday night radio program out of CFRB 1010 AM in Toronto called, 'Strange Days Indeed.' I...
Forum: For Sale 06-08-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Cymbal-rama

Sorry that they're not right for you, but "those hats" as you call them happen to be top of the line Turkish cymbals that any drummer from newbie to pro would be happy to own/play.

Istanbul jazz...
Forum: For Sale 06-05-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,971
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Going Out Of Business Sale!!!

I'll ask him. He's new to the forum so I don't know what his privacy policy is. I can tell you that they are going to Toronto, Ontario. I'll get his name to you if he says ok.

I'm crying man. My...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-05-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Rogers bass drum spurs

Jerry - I have a really nice, clean set (14" hex spurs,) with original rubber on the feet, but I don't do Paypal. A US postal money order, or personal check would be fine. $50 - shipped. ($40 for...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-04-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Water damage along bearing edge w/ RONSEAL

Reverse the order and you're good to go.

Glue and clamp FIRST. Clean up any glue residue after it dries.

Then the Ronseal, or Tung Oil. Tung oil soaks into the grain and hardens. Go over the...
Forum: For Sale 06-04-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,971
Posted By Purdie Shuffle
Re: Going Out Of Business Sale!!!

The Blaemires are SOLD!

Going to a good home in the Great White North!

Two down, (the mahogany WFL kit and the Blaemires are sold) two to go.

First come, first served.

John
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