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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-11-2018, 10:02 AM
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Re: Slingerland Black Diamond Pearl

I'm excited for you. Make some good pics of the whole set up. I just wish I had the opportunity to play mine more. I try to rotate my sets but most of the venues I have been playing lately can no way...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 08-10-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
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Re: Hard Case

I have a hard case like that without wheels but it is Sabian. Will hold several cymbals. Not using it. Make me a offer.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 08-10-2018, 06:31 PM
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Views: 129
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Re: Hard Case

I have one like that but it is a Sabian.
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-10-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
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Re: Why Do Ludwig Drums Sound So Good

Because they be good ! I have three Ludwig sets. 1958 Gold Sparkle trans badge, 64-68 Champagne Sparkle, 1980 Silver Sparkle 6 ply maple. The Gold and Champagne are similar in that great warm round...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-10-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 333
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Re: Slingerland Black Diamond Pearl

I had the same intentions as you. I was going to sell mine, even had a buyer lined up, but the more I kept looking at the shells and how nice they were I decided to keep them. Plus all the...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-09-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 333
Posted By vibes
Re: Slingerland Black Diamond Pearl

Those shells are some of the nicest ever made by Slingerland. Really nice rerings. They should sound great. I am not a fan of the double tom mount but do like the single mount. I will use the mount...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-06-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 244
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Re: NYT Zildjian Article ...

I found some A Zildjian late 50's early 60's from a person on Craig's list who had bought some drum items at a estate sale. 20" hand hammered ride that I have been using as my jazz ride for the last...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-03-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 333
Posted By vibes
Re: Slingerland Black Diamond Pearl

That is how I set up my Avante set. Use the largest tom as a floor next to the designated floor tom. Looks and sounds great. Wish mine had of been BDP in the same shape as my red wrap.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-26-2018, 08:01 PM
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Re: Monitors for Singing Drummers

I always carry my own little personal powered monitor with me to gigs. A Galaxy Audio Core PA5X140. It accepts 1/4 inch and XLR inputs. Volume, High, Mid, and Low EQ knobs. Line out phono and 1/4...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-16-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
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Re: Coating MIJ drum interiors

Not sure about the sound difference, but I treated the wood on my snare with Danish oil. It soaked it up and will harden and preserve the wood. Couldn't hurt. I plan to do it to the rest of my set....
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-25-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By vibes
Re: Ludwig Smorgasborg Project Kit

Those are cool ! Nice job.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-25-2018, 08:36 PM
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Re: Older guys

Still here, in and out. 60 I have been playing in a R&B band and also have a jazz gig I have been playing every Sat. Night for a year. I have 11 vintage sets and two modern sets. Going to star...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-11-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
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Re: Slingerland Avante in Sparkling Orange Pearl

Thanks ! You should hang on to that set. I love that sparkle . I can't believe that with all the beautiful wraps offered whoever owned mine originally would choose plain red, or maybe that was what...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-11-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,133
Posted By vibes
Re: Need Help identifying ludwig black panther set?

Well, if your toddler Showa a interest in playing on those,,you never know. I started banging on my Mom's pots and pans as a toddler. You might have a future drummer on your hands and keep them to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-11-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By vibes
Re: Slingerland Avante in Sparkling Orange Pearl

Very nice set ! Same type shells as my Avante set. Look how nice and thick those rerings are. I think these shells are the best ever made by Slingerland. Mine are the same age but larger sizes. I am...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-21-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
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Re: Picked up a Slingerland 80N kit this weekend

Wow ! I know your thrilled to have those. Enjoy !
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-13-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
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Re: How to get into vintage

I found all my vintage sets on my local and surrounding area Craig's List. Here in South east florida people have moved here from all over and don't play anymore, or pass away, or just don't have...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-13-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
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Re: 1967 Ludwig “breakbeats beater”

I have a Sonor Safari set and love it. I use it in very small venues and on some jazz gigs. Sounds great and top notch hardware. Much better quality than the breakbeat set. No offense to owners of...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-10-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 28,961
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Forum: Vintage Drums 05-10-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By vibes
Re: 1965/66 Slingerland Shelbyville Stagebands

Gorgeous set ! Just beautiful. Are you going to use the bass drum cymbal mount to hold a ride cymbal ?
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-08-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 371
Posted By vibes
Re: I need info on this Ludwig Stand please.

I too remember when they were selling those off when the current Atlas line came out. I think I saw them for around $25. Should have grabbed 3 of them. I am currently using 3 1400 stands with all my...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-02-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,921
Posted By vibes
Re: Concert Tom Kits

In 1974 I added 6 8 10 14 15 16 " Concert toms to my Ludwig Hollywood set. They were 3 ply Maple Granitone interior. That had the small classic lugs and bearing edges on the reso side. I lost the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-02-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,140
Posted By vibes
Re: How can I salvage this kit?

The toms are definately worth restoring. Like other more senior members have said on here, it is doable. If you had a larger pic of the bass drum, the complete inside would help a lot. If it is just...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-18-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,798
Posted By vibes
Re: This is the Display Your Rogers Drums Thread

How did you save the big R badges ? Or are they repro's ?
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-16-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By vibes
Re: How many mics???

Here is how a sound company mic'ed my set for a recent concert.
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