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Forum: General Drum Questions 08-24-2021, 12:55 PM
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Posted By patrick
Re: Best Head for Brushes?

Hi Brian I'm here in Halifax, Nova Scotia, not that far from you. I bought two sets of kangaroo skin heads; one set to fit a pre-international John Grey Ambassador snare, and the other set to fit...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-24-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By patrick
Re: 3 stipelgold snare drums from different mothers (companies)

Those are beautiful drums. My salute to you Mike for your work on drum history.
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-13-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,986
Posted By patrick
Re: Best Head for Brushes?

I've used a ton of different heads for brushes. The Ambassador, once you smooth it out -- live through the scratch -- has always been my go to. That's followed by the Dip weight Fibreskyn. Recently I...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-13-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By patrick
Re: Eugene Geisler/ Slingerland snare drum: replica tension screw parts

Really well done. Nice narrative of what and why you did what you did.
Forum: For Sale 05-12-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,912
Posted By patrick
Re: For Sale: Ludwig Acrolite w' Imperial Lugs

I know this is an old thread, but I thought I might add another serial number. My Blacro with Imperial Lugs is #6252753. Some small distance from the numbers Mike noted.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-07-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By patrick
Re: LINSMAN Snare

Sweet looking drum.
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-23-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,391
Posted By patrick
Re: Gretsch RB pawn shop find

I actually said "oooph". Beautiful drums.
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-17-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By patrick
Re: Charlie Watts---Trixon drums??

Hard to figure. You can see all sorts of pics of British drummers on Trixon, bandmates playing through Orange amps etc, from European performances where the stage gear was provided.

But, Omaha,...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-29-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,956
Posted By patrick
Re: ASBA Caroline Pedals

I have both a Capelle bd pedal and a Caroline. The Caroline is on my practice set in the basement. I love it, it feels like I've slipped on some moccasins when I play it. I really like its...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-11-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,985
Posted By patrick
Re: Is Anyone Still Using This Forum?

Yes, I am still using this forum. I appreciate it a lot.

Two or three times a week I will check in. I have learned a lot from this forum. Just this past week I was rummaging around on here for a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-12-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,155
Posted By patrick
Re: Why Play Vintage?

I was mostly broke, and bought older drums because I could afford them.
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-25-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,189
Posted By patrick
Re: Ringo or Pete Best ??

Pretty sure they built their version around Eddie Fountaine's original: Eddie Fontaine-Nothin' Shakin' (But The Leaves On The Trees)-1958 - YouTube
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-08-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,504
Posted By patrick
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-08-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,083
Posted By patrick
Re: Badge Cleaning

Best way is to take it off if you really want to clean it. It's pretty soft metal and easily scratched. Take it off and you can baby it back with a soaking in Dawn deterg and the usual soft...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-19-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,602
Posted By patrick
Re: Wrap Fading 1964 Ludwig

Agree totally with Novus 1, 2. You won't get back to original, but you will get a nice and relatively shiny wrap.

Hand rub.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-19-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,344
Posted By patrick
Re: 1932-33 LUDWIG & LUDWIG 6.5 x 14 LUDWIGOLD STANDARD MODEL

Hard to come up with words. What a beauty. Thanks. And the best of the holidays.
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 11-23-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,321
Posted By patrick
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-30-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,803
Posted By patrick
Re: 1961 Trixon Luxus

With the cymbal holder intact--don't see those often. Beautiful kit.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-04-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,955
Posted By patrick
Re: John Grey Snare Throw

I went to a clock repair shop that had a lot of antique experience. They helped me out. Might be worth a try.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-06-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,672
Posted By patrick
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-21-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,472
Posted By patrick
Re: Yamaha Project - Soooo Dirty

You really brought them back.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-19-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,856
Posted By patrick
Re: Older guys

Still on board.

65 yrs old. Paring down my drum kits as business slows down.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-04-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,726
Posted By patrick
Re: Levon Helm Snare Drum question

Levon has so much to offer a learning drummer. Brilliant grooves, serves the song. He is a very rooted drummer. Enjoy!

Then there are the Band songs pianist Richard Manuel played on--also worth a...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-30-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,109
Posted By patrick
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-30-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,436
Posted By patrick
Re: Vintage John Grey Bongos Edmondo Ros 1950's Rare

Very nice find.

It looks more like you will need to rummage for a workable wrench.
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