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Forum: Vintage Drums Today, 05:33 PM
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Re: Are early 70's Downbeat kits rare?

Here’s one. 1971 with clear shells. And as mentioned, they do sound great.
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 04-20-2018, 05:56 PM
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Re: Premier Royal Ace 4 white duro ca. 1959-63

Sweet looking drum. Really cool and unique lug design.
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 04-20-2018, 05:56 PM
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Posted By gwm
Re: Rogers Pink Champagne Sparkle

Beautiful Rogers! Love that configuration.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-21-2018, 04:53 PM
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Posted By gwm
Re: Ludwig silver spakle a ginger ale thing??

Good luck with the re-wrap. Have Anthony save the old wrap, just in case...:)
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-20-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 636
Posted By gwm
Re: Ludwig silver spakle a ginger ale thing??

Kenwood- Beautiful drums! If it were me, I'd just spin the damaged area to the back and not worry about it. From where anybody else can see, they look great and they match. At the most, I might try...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-02-2017, 12:01 PM
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Forum: General Drum Questions 10-02-2017, 11:56 AM
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Views: 789
Posted By gwm
Re: Thoughts on playing a 13, 16, 20"

I have a '71 Ludwig matched set in the 20/13/16 configuration (pic 1) and have always been happy with how the three drums work together. I really like the 20x14 bass drum as it can be tuned up or...
Forum: For Sale 08-04-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,329
Posted By gwm
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 08-03-2017, 07:43 PM
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Forum: Vintage Drums 07-21-2017, 01:59 PM
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Views: 618
Posted By gwm
Ludwig Jazzette - How many exist?

O-Lugs' recent post on Ludwig Jazzettes peaked my interest knowing more about these kits. Specifically, Iím wondering how many actually even exist. Iíve seen guesses ranging from 30 to 50 in the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-04-2017, 04:58 PM
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Forum: Vintage Drums 05-31-2017, 06:21 PM
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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-10-2017, 10:11 PM
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Views: 1,781
Posted By gwm
Re: Who made Crown drums?

Good question! No, they are slightly different. The earlier, original Crowns were smaller and more rounded and the later 8x12 lugs have a flat center ridge.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-08-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,781
Posted By gwm
Re: Who made Crown drums?

Here is my set of Crowns from the early 60's (except the 8x12 tom, which replaced the original that went MIA). Both the 20x14 kick and 14x14 floor tom originally had the triangular Crown logo you...
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-06-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By gwm
Re: Introducing myself...

Great saves! Welcome to the forum!
Forum: For Sale 04-06-2017, 11:08 PM
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Views: 424
Posted By gwm
Re: Rogers Red Onyx

Great deal from what I can see from the lone photo. Someone will be very happy with this beautiful kit. I have the same kit with a 20" kick and it's unbelievably sweet. Good luck with your sale!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-09-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 69
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Posted By gwm
Re: Here we go.... Show us your restored/ re-wraped drums

These Round Badges came to me covered in red paint (Aqua Satin Flame underneath). I tried like hell to restore them to their original state but all of the cracks and spiderwebs common to that finish...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-25-2017, 06:08 PM
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Views: 623
Posted By gwm
Re: RIP - Butch Trucks

Big, big influence on me as well. R.I.P. Butch.
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-16-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By gwm
Re: Hi-hats to the right?

Mapex and Gibraltar make one very similar. Cool idea...good luck with it.
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-14-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By gwm
Re: Hi-hats to the right?

Give what this guy does a try.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-14-2017, 06:11 PM
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Views: 10,497
Posted By gwm
Re: Rogers Drums USA!! New website

I'd be glad to get a 14x14 red onyx floor tom to match and add to my kit. Look forward to the news!
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-09-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,671
Posted By gwm
Re: 1968 Rogers Citadel Red Onyx

As classy as classy gets. Beautiful!
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-06-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,373
Posted By gwm
Re: Muting my Rogers Bass Drum

On my Rogers 20", I use an Aquarian Super Kick II with no additional muffling and it sounds amazing. Really cuts through when I need to without being overly boomy and easily competes with any 22". ...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-14-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,753
Posted By gwm
Re: Wood Stained Drums

'72 Ludwig Jazzette in original Mahogany Thermogloss.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-13-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,973
Posted By gwm
Re: This is the "find your vintage kit" thread

1972 Ludwig Jazzette, as shown in the catalog.
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