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Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 08-01-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Old Swingstar shells

I think they look great !!
Nice job !
Doug
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-15-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Lowrider Snare Stand

Here's a better pic of the WFL snare stand I shortened up to allow me to use my 12X15 marcher as a FT.

I only cut a section off the bottom tube. I don't remember exactly how much but made some...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-13-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Rogers fans rejoice! It's a Holiday holiday!

I think they are a great find Mr. Toast with lots of character! A little TLC will make them your own.

+1 with Leedybdp !

I spent 5 years teaching drums back in the late 70s. I strongly...
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-10-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Lowrider Snare Stand

I cut down an old WFL snare stand so I could use a marcher as a floor tom without drilling holes for FT legs. It worked out ok.
Doug
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-04-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Different Gretsch round badge models?

It's gonna be a killer kit ... I like it !
Nice work !!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-30-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Alternate Wrap Material

Very Cool !! I like it.

Reminds me of the look of some of the expensive high-end snare drums of the 20s and 30s.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-24-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,536
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: !!! JP2Creations web site down

Leedybdp : You are certainly not alone. I'm also in downsize mode at 72.

I finally got to seriously thinking about it awhile back and asked myself " what are you going to do with all this music...
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-23-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: How many of you are still friends with old bandmates?

Most are long lost but a select few remain very special friends ... priceless.

A true story if I may :

Guitar player Brian and I had played together in a respectable local upstate NY band in...
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-22-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Buffalo Drum Center

I bought a 1967 Ludwig Super Sensitive snare drum (ebay) from the Buffalo Drum Outlet 2 or 3 years ago. I talked with the owner (Paul Musilli) on the phone about the drum - nice guy. Was very happy...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-10-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,836
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Is Anyone Still Using This Forum?

I don't post much but I follow and like VDF
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-09-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Celebrating 14 years on VDF!

Congrats Mark !
Enjoy your posts - always so knowledgeable and positive.
VDF is lucky to have your participation.
Doug
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-03-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Happy 79th Birthday, Charlie

When I think of Charlie I think of the Jimmy H song lyric -

"so sing on singer and play on drummer ... till the end of time "

Charlie Watts .... too cool for school .... rock on buddy !!
Forum: Wanted to Buy 05-22-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Floor tom cradle

FYI - Something to maybe consider.
Doesn't have a "classic" look but worked nicely for me without having to drill holes in the marcher to mount FT leg brackets. I modified an old WFL snare stand by...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-24-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: 30's Slingerland Marching Snare before and After

Now that drum's got some character !
Very cool - I love it !!
Doug
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-04-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Linus and Lucy,jerry granelli trio

WoW - What a nice feel Jerry's got with his playing !
Made my day .... maybe I'm not to old yet
Thanks for posting !
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-25-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,517
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Time For Some Fun

Back to the original thread ....
My vote would be to hang with Joe Morello and his classy silver sparkle Ludwigs. He could help me with my left hand rebound technique.
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-25-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,881
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: I'm moving!!

Thanks for the update Mark.
Sounds like things have gone well thanks to your good planning.
Enjoy your new home !
Doug
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-22-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,850
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Lido Supreme...just a Lido with sour cream?

Mr.Toast .... WOW .... !!
That's is a stunning looking kit !
Now that pushes the Cool button Big Time - I like it
Congratulations on a great restoration project.
That kit would get and...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-19-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Restored Big R kit finds a new home!

Great news Mark ! Looks like you found that Big R kit the perfect home.
You certainly are an all around good guy and outstanding member of this forum !
Doug
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-13-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,591
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: This is the Display Your WFL Drums Thread

Here's my WFL players kit again. 22-13-15-14 I need to downsize and have relisted on Reverb. No extra holes + original finish + new cases + 3 WFL snare stands for SD ST & FT. 850 + shipping for VDF...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-05-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Singing Drummer

I found a similar one at sweetwater with a triangle base just like mine - used it with a boom attachment + long goose neck. Mine was from the 70s but looks like they still make them. The big + is...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-05-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Singing Drummer

Yes - My favorite mike stand had a long goose-neck attached to a heavy duty atlas boom stand with a cast iron base. It was heavy but very stable and tall enough to be dropped down from over my head...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-26-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Singing Drummer

I've also blown some blues harp while drumming with a special attachment I made to fasten the harp directly to the microphone ball. Here's some pics with the Lucky Break band 2012
Doug
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-26-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Singing Drummer

JR - I used to do some singing back in the day
Pics L-R
1- 1968 College Gig Adrian Mi
2- 1976 Dynamic Duo Upland CA
3- 1980 JJ&Co Corona CA
4- 1980 Corona CA
5- 1988 with Eddy Drake @ The...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-14-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,881
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: I'm moving!!

Thanks for the info - Love the kit. Congrats on the quick house sale. Hope your move goes according to plan - sounds like you've got it all figured out and are on a good speedy track.
Doug
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