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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-07-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Tommyp
Re: Bass Drum Mounted Cymbals

Well, not mods, mod ... and that would be me! <smile> Itís fine right here as you are still talking about a Non-USA set of drums/hardware! It shall remain. ENJOY!!!

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-28-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By Tommyp
Re: My drum photo archive is now avail for download

Drummerfish!
General membership controls donít have the ability to pin a thread, or make it a sticky, but I do .. so .. DONE!, and ENJOY!

Tommyp
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-18-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,489
Posted By Tommyp
Re: CT Drum Show

[QUOTE=mchair303;445788]Tommy! What a bizarre coincidence! Yep, that's me in the Rogers shirt and Fred in the Slingerland shirt. I didn't even realize we were standing right behind WFL III himself....
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-17-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,489
Posted By Tommyp
Re: CT Drum Show

[QUOTE=mchair303;445766]Okay, if I make up the shirt, I'll share. Vistaprint.com will put any graphic or photo on anything... clothing, coffee cups, etc. I've used them to make up t-shirts for all...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,176
Posted By Tommyp
Re: My drum photo archive is now avail for download

Hey Mark!
I have all of these in my collection of ďall things BRĒ, although I imagine many havenít seen some of these prior. Truth be told, I have a few of these in their actual print/photograph...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-16-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Is this a Buddy Rich model snare?

Hello!
You know, when it comes to Buddy Rich and his endorsements, snare drums, sets, cymbals, etc., well, I have been researching all of that for decades! But as to small changes in the actual...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-16-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Is this a Buddy Rich model snare?

OldSchoolSC!
Beautiful drum it is!, but it's not a Buddy Rich .. technically .. because Buddy split WFL/Ludwig for Rogers in 1960. Your drum being a 1963, well ... you know. However! ... the shell...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-15-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Tuning up Buddy

JR!
Well, even more with some of his tension variances on his bass drums! In the simplest of terms, Buddy pretty much stayed with no pre muffled heads on his bass drums. REMO coated Ambassador...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-15-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Tuning up Buddy

JR!
Indeed. MANY have asked this question over the decades! .. and .. what I have discovered after decades of my own research, as well as actually getting to check out Buddy's drums up close and...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-01-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,641
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Cutting a bass drum head

Can't say if there are any "potential abductors" <smile!> but ... as entertaining as this thread has been, and 'twas all of that indeed! ... I think we are there now. Time to close it up! BEST!!!
...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-18-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,664
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Tommy P

Hello OB!
Little late to the party here, but just saw the thread. Flattered you would solicit an opinion from me!, and yes indeed ... huge BR fan for sure! The focus of my BR pursuits have primarily...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-21-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,877
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Purdue shuffle

That’s because you can’t fix/change/edit the title of a thread once it’s submitted. Those tools aren’t available to the general membership. I did fix it for you though Jeff! .. and .. could have...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-19-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Kit of kits

Going to close this one as I’m sensing some gentle “heat” from a fire that may have been ignited. Best to douse before it roars. That said .. PLEASE .. let’s all move on from the DFO thread and it’s...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-19-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Ludwig Oyster Black Pearl Downbeat RINGO KIT #2 ~ SHOWROOM CONDITION

Hello to all!

This post was designed to be a bit incendiary and to bait ... neither happened as Mark took the high road and elected to not respond or engage. I applaud him for that. THANK YOU...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-17-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,591
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Gretch with 18" Bass versus Ludwig Downbeat $$

... and this would be a fine time to chime in here ... David and I have been here since the beginning! Truth be told, David has other pursuits and has had same for quite some time now .. thus .. I...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-12-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Tommyp
Re: The FIBES snare used by Buddy Rich

And same here Tackerreich!, and THANK YOU Mark! .. idrum4fun .. for the very nice words! So ...

... you asked where you might be able to see more footage of Buddy playing the Fibes 690SFT/COF .....
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-12-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Tommyp
Re: The FIBES snare used by Buddy Rich

Hello!, and ...
... Buddy used at least 6 different Fibes snare drums starting back in 1965/66! I have THREE of the models he played with the earliest being a 1966/67 that he played when he was...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-10-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By Tommyp
Re: WTB: Slingerland set o matic tom mount

Hey Mark!
Actually, Steve talks about the WHY behind the 180 degree flip on the tube/channel. He did it to HIDE all the unsightly "tightening" marks from showing after repeated use! Your hunch was a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-05-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Besson Snare Drum

... and PLEASE DO use attachments as you did in the first post, only larger! THANKS for using attachments as it saves me the hassle of removing the links, pics, sizing, and then reinserting as...
Forum: For Sale 12-27-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Tommyp
Re: 1966 Rogers Tower Snare Drum / WMP

SOLD!!!!! ... and THANKS for all the comments!!!

Tommyp
Forum: For Sale 12-25-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Tommyp
Re: 1966 Rogers Tower Snare Drum / WMP

Powertone/Jeff!
THANKS Jeff!, and ... I sold the Powertone off this site, so it was never listed/shown. It was as nice as the Tower! BEST!!!

Trilok_Gurtu!
It is indeed! THANKS for the comment!
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-24-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Billy Cobham

Dan!
Again, zenstat is right in there. Billy had the Meazzi tunable floor tom on this set, and it is indeed actuated with a foot pedal like a tympani. Meazzi was WAY ahead of their time! Very...
Forum: For Sale 12-22-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Tommyp
Re: 1966 Rogers Tower Snare Drum / WMP

Mark!
Gotta agree ... the chrome is just stupid nice on this drum! Actually, the entire drum is, and again, probably because it was really never OUT of the house in it's entire life! I also have a...
Forum: For Sale 12-21-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Tommyp
1966 Rogers Tower Snare Drum / WMP

Out of my personal collection .. and .. PLEASE DO have a read as this is a unique drum!

1966 Rogers Tower model snare drum .. Cleveland tag #11384 .. ALL original except heads .. and I am just the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-20-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Billy Cobham

Dan!
The drums are indeed, Meazzi Hollywood’s ... zenstat’s “most likely” is an absolute! That’s a great clip too! Shows Cobham’s LH traditional grip/chops to excellent advantage! A favorite of...
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