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Forum: General Drum Questions Today, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 225
Posted By kevins
Re: Canada Day, Part Two

One of our good members here at VDF, who worked for a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band for years, has advised not to get baked before a gig....saying you are never playing as good as you think you are.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums Today, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By kevins
Re: 1947 Ludwig & Ludwig color test

I think you're on the right track.
I have a couple of white lacquered snares from the forties, and owned a white lacquered WFL outfit for a while, and none of them are "White-white".
I'm a fan of...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-09-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By kevins
Re: St Louis Drum show, who is going?

Here's a link to the show's website for convenience.
BTW, apparently this is a free event.

St. Louis Show (https://stldrumshow.com/)
Forum: Wanted to Buy 10-05-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By kevins
Re: Slingerland Radio King

I stand corrected .. !!
Looking at my Slingerland full catalog scans, I see Radio King bass drums offered as a selection in the bass drum section as early as 1950 .. !!
Very cool.. !!
My next...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-03-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 652
Posted By kevins
Re: Restoring a PAINTED Ludwig Super Classic set

Great news..!!
Keep us posted...:)
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-30-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By kevins
Re: Ebay Question

Thanks, Hobbs .. !!
Fingers crossed
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-30-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By kevins
Re: Early 60's Jazz Fesival basket case acquisition.

Got tons of potential, there...!!!
Keep us posted..!!
Cool DudeCool Dude
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-29-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By kevins
Ebay Question

This is OT, I know, but I just wasn't sure where to post it.

For years my Ebay new listings emails have been coming in the very early morning hours, so were there to view first thing each morning....
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-26-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By kevins
Re: Slingerland Radio King

I would venture to say that a Radio King 20 inch bass drum was never made.
In the mid 50s, the sizes came down from 24s and 26s to 22 inches, but the Outfits were no longer called Radio King. But...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 09-24-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By kevins
Re: Rogers Cleveland 18,12,14

Incredible, as usual..!!
Congratulations..!!
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 09-24-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By kevins
Re: 1967 Sparkling Gold Downbeat Kit

Super Outfit, Old School..!!
Mellow Gold...
Yes SirYes SirYes Sir
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 09-24-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By kevins
Re: 1963 Rogers Swing Time in Blue Onyx

Top Notch..!!
Congratulations..!!
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 09-24-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By kevins
Re: 1960 Ludwig Downbeat in Oyster Pink Pearl

Outstanding..!!
Congratulations..!!
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-19-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 674
Posted By kevins
Re: 1960 Ludwig Transition Badge Downbeat Outfit No. 988P in Oyster Pink Pearl

Great outfit, and congratulations..!!
Keep on Trudgin'... !!
:):):)
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-12-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By kevins
Re: 1960ís Slingerland 8 Lug Snare Questions

I think she's worth the $200+....
8 lugs and a deep shell...?? Sounds good to me...
This is assuming no major interior or bearing edge problems
In another current thread a six-lugger shallow...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-06-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By kevins
Re: Two 18 in floor toms for under $10.

This probably came to your mind, but anyway, maybe some Styrofoam blocks to elevate the drums.... if they get lost or whatever, no big loss and easily replaceable.
These drums are a fantastic idea,...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-30-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 460
Posted By kevins
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-22-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By kevins
Re: Mid 70ís B/O Supra

Great Job....!!
Keep her waxed down to keep her looking that way
Forum: Wanted to Buy 08-20-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,128
Posted By kevins
Re: Camco No. 99 Super muffler needed

I have finally located the muffler..!!
:):):)
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 08-15-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By kevins
Re: Beverley 22" Ride

I have a 22 inch Krut
Some Sweet Spots and some Sour Patches..... got it cheap...lol
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-05-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By kevins
Re: NYT Zildjian Article ...

Thanks for the post.
I've heard it stated here on VDF that Sabian sounds more like Zildjian these days than Zildjian does...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-05-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By kevins
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-05-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By kevins
Re: John Grey Snare Throw

I also had a Great transaction with Drum Spares Limited in London some years ago regarding a John Grey drum key.

Jack Polubinski was my contact there:

Drum Spares Limited
Registered Office: ...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 08-01-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By kevins
Re: Paiste 13" and Zildjian 15

Still looking for a Paiste 602 pre-serial 13 hat
Thanks, All...!!!
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 07-30-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By kevins
Re: Ludwig Super Sensitive Dual - Late 20's 14"x 5"

She is Amazing..... Thanks for posting..!!
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