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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-11-2018, 08:47 AM
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Posted By jonnistix
Re: New drum coming

Those look like pro level, no matter how cheap! The wood is quality, the hardware abundant...those are a diamond I suspect. Cheers, and good luck! You got a deal there! I'll bet new heads a good...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-08-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,125
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Who made Crown drums?

Crown was a stencil. Mainly CB-700 before the name change using pearl parts and shells.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-08-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By jonnistix
Re: jonnistix is still alive!

Excited....he had a tragic wreck, i just have severe atheroschorosis....QUOTE=OddBall;409783]You and Ludwig_Dude have 16 lives left between you both.

Welcome back. I have no Facebook...
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-06-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Introducing myself...

Welcome aboard! Dumpster drums are the best!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-06-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,584
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Music 4 Mutts raffle kit

Ill throw a few bucks if this is going to a student in need.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-06-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,584
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Music 4 Mutts raffle kit

Tom is a great man. We are all doing something. Look around...all of of give, we donate parts to each other, we set up arrangements for some other disadvantaged musician...we do, we don't talk. We do...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-06-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Majestic De Luxe Re-Wap

Very possible! There were years when they exoerimented with 3, 5, 6 and 9.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-06-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,584
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Music 4 Mutts raffle kit

Jeff, that is a great looking drum! Hopemit sounds as good as it looks!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-06-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,219
Posted By jonnistix
Re: new snare day

Search this site, there is some info, whatever we've been able to glean, anyway.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-06-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,219
Posted By jonnistix
Re: new snare day

Hoshino did some extremely wild wraps for about 3 years. Candy Cane was it's best wrap, but good luck finding one!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-06-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Majestic De Luxe Re-Wap

3 ply or 9 ply? That is a sick wrap!
To answer your question, the Majestic 20-12-12-14 was exactly what you have. And yes, the spade mounts were backward. This was an after thought. The 2 12s where...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-06-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Majestic De Luxe Re-Wap

3 ply or 9 ply? That is a sick wrap!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-06-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By jonnistix
jonnistix is still alive!

Hey folks! Long time, I know, but my fb page is blowing up! Tom and some of the other MIJ guys are in touch. Joe Batters is on my feed, as well as about 20 other of you guys. Michael Lynn, got a...
Forum: For Sale 12-31-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Vintage 60s Crown snare drum 5.5x14

Nice snare . That mount on the side was for a cymbal arm that would have been found on student kits.
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-31-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,600
Posted By jonnistix
Re: 70's Pearl Fiberglass Kit / Peter Criss

There's a member here in south east Arkansas that specializes in pearl wood and fiberglass as soon as I can remember his name I'll post it vickynnick...something like that
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-31-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,895
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Pearl Valencia Kit

And if you really want to make them sing polish the edges and put some real skin on them.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-31-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,895
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Pearl Valencia Kit

Buy those as fast as possible if the shells are solid with no ripples in the plies what a find
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-31-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,098
Posted By jonnistix
Re: LaBoz kit in Blue Marine Pearl

Nice clean blue I like it.
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-31-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By jonnistix
Happy New Year

Here's to all, vibing you all the best vibes and the smoothest groove keep the faith
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-18-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,216
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Current state of vintage drum prices?

I'm looking at the market in ATL and there seems to nothing of interest. And I'm about to kick off another campaign. Ya'll wanna help?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-10-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Info request on the "Made In Japan" drums

These are from Star. The bass rods are one of the tells, as would be the off sized lugs and the funky threads used. Pearl would be easily able to accept any modern lugs.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-02-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,303
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Yamaha SD550MA Snare- Info Requested!

Vercus(sp) I use Remo Fibre-Skins to reduce the ring on COS snares.
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 05-02-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,565
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Ludwig Galaxy Sparkle Downbeat

PLEASE tell me yer gunna clean those up to a high polish!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-02-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By jonnistix
Re: Star Snare 10T

Sweet pepers! The finished product is stunning. I saw it on my f/b...Try a Fibre-skin to dry out the ringiness. Or perhaps a single ply Aquarian.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-02-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By jonnistix
Re: My Coronet Kit !!

Well, here goes nuttin', hunny...Depending on the condition and profile of the edges, I have had varying amounts of success with them. I love to work them over. The wraps, certainly, are in the top...
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