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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-22-2020, 06:45 PM
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Re: This isn't a Pearl Jupiter Snare is it?

It is a COS shell. The COB has 3 ridges, instead of 2.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-13-2020, 06:08 PM
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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-13-2020, 04:03 PM
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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-13-2020, 03:59 PM
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Re: 24" Premier Bass Drum restoration

The bass drum is ready for action. There are a couple of things I want to do, like straighten up the tension rods and add missing washers. Anyway, I don't have free time to do it right now so I...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-12-2020, 06:42 AM
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Posted By JohnBonham
Re: 24" Premier Bass Drum restoration

Thank you George. I'll share the final photos soon.

Cheers
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 06-27-2020, 04:49 PM
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Views: 329
Posted By JohnBonham
Re: UFIP ictus 75 TAMPANG gong/cymbal

Thank you for sharing this. Exactly, the diameter is 60 centimeters. That's why I mentioned aproximately 24". Cheers
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 06-27-2020, 11:02 AM
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Views: 329
Posted By JohnBonham
Re: UFIP ictus 75 TAMPANG gong/cymbal

I read that somewhere too. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 06-27-2020, 07:08 AM
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Forum: Vintage Cymbals 06-27-2020, 07:02 AM
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Views: 329
Posted By JohnBonham
UFIP ictus 75 TAMPANG gong/cymbal

I bought my very first gong. I found a cool ~24" UFIP gong for sale and brought it home. It's a 4689g heavy beast! According to my research, the holes are factory made. It can be used as a cymbal or...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-06-2020, 07:24 AM
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Posted By JohnBonham
Re: 24" Premier Bass Drum restoration

I decided to restore and refinish the bass drum hoops. I was sanding one hoop while the other was clamped for sitting the glue.
For my surprise, I noticed a weak small spot in the wrap strip. I...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-28-2020, 08:35 AM
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Posted By JohnBonham
Re: 24" Premier Bass Drum restoration

Before vs after
The heads should arrive next week. I will assemble it (finally) and take some pics for you guys. Cheers
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-28-2020, 08:33 AM
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Posted By JohnBonham
Re: 24" Premier Bass Drum restoration

With direct light you can see the beech of the re-rings is darker than the mix. Well, I guess it will be for another 50 years :)
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-28-2020, 08:28 AM
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Posted By JohnBonham
Re: 24" Premier Bass Drum restoration

I filled the gap yesterday. I did a test with water based white glue and wood dust but it didn't turn out good.
I bought a beech wood stick and sanded it out to get some dust with similar color. I...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-19-2020, 01:19 PM
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Posted By JohnBonham
Re: 24" Premier Bass Drum restoration

I removed the clamps. I think it is nicely glued. The gap still has room to finish with wood dust and wood glue mix. I will use sandpaper to remove the excess and get a clean bearing edge and a good...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-17-2020, 05:29 AM
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Posted By JohnBonham
Re: 24" Premier Bass Drum restoration

I read this too late. The glue transparency is noticeable after clamping the shell. I thought immediately I should have use wood dust to give it some color. Is that your idea? What's the purpose of...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-16-2020, 06:38 AM
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Posted By JohnBonham
Re: 24" Premier Bass Drum restoration

Ok. I am currently fixing the ply separation issues. Yeah, I know. I should have done this before polishing the wrap. At that time I didn't have the required tools with me and the COVID thing was...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-05-2020, 12:34 PM
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Views: 1,806
Posted By JohnBonham
Re: Wet sanding to remove paint from WMP

Is it safe to use on wood finish painted shells?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-04-2020, 09:17 AM
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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-04-2020, 09:15 AM
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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-04-2020, 09:14 AM
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Posted By JohnBonham
Mysterious 6" red sparkle concert tom (German?)

Hello. I bought this cool 6" red sparkle concert tom. (Didn't measure it but if it has international size it is a 6"). According to the Ad pictures I thought it can be a Trixon or similar german...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-03-2020, 03:08 PM
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Posted By JohnBonham
Re: 24" Premier Bass Drum restoration

Today I finished the polishing. Medium and fine polishes were applied to remove the haze. I finished with a plastic protector by Mothers.
I am doing this on weekends only, when I get a couple of...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-21-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By JohnBonham
Re: What Brand Is This Snare?

Hey grantro. I think it's a Deri. German made.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-20-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By JohnBonham
Re: 13"x4.5" Arbiter Advanced Tuning Snare

Honestly, I didn't try it yet. I'll give it a try someday :)
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-20-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By JohnBonham
Re: 13"x4.5" Arbiter Advanced Tuning Snare

Yeah. I think it's relative rare too which is cool.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-20-2020, 11:43 AM
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