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Forum: Vintage Drums 09-16-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By Sweets
Re: Vintage Ludwig 3-ply, 12x18 Bop!

Thanks zenstat. Good to know it is obtainable at least, even if it rarely turns up. I bet your Jazzette sounds great!
Btw I always do my research _after_ buying...to be able to just close my eyes...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-16-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 443
Posted By Sweets
Re: Vintage Ludwig 3-ply, 12x18 Bop!

My dream is finding a slightly yellowed wmp keystone 12x18...if that is even possible. flower
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-19-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By Sweets
Re: Please help identify vintage Premier

The resolution of the photo is too low to be sure, but it looks to me like the lugs on the floor tom are the pointy type which means later than 1963, more like late 60’s. Hard to tell from the photo...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-31-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 38,076
Posted By Sweets
Re: This is the Display Your Ludwig Drum Thread

The mysterious workings of subliminal perception... flower
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-31-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 38,076
Posted By Sweets
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-29-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 38,076
Posted By Sweets
Re: This is the Display Your Ludwig Drum Thread

Thanks! A matching late 50ís Jazz Festival is lurking in there too.
They sound just the way they look! :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-24-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 38,076
Posted By Sweets
Re: This is the Display Your Ludwig Drum Thread

My beloved WMP Downbeat from 1965, which I play every single day.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-01-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By Sweets
Re: Original Tone Controls -- Simply Style over Substance?

I use them on snare all the time, very seldom on toms.
I think they’re great to have for some purposes, and the issue of rattling can be fixed by putting soft materials in between the surfaces...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-31-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,806
Posted By Sweets
Re: Why Do Ludwig Drums Sound So Good

I was joking of course, no pitchfork here. I sort of agree with you, but would add that it really depends on the style of music which part of the kit is most important. You could just as well turn it...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-31-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,806
Posted By Sweets
Re: Why Do Ludwig Drums Sound So Good

Ok, hang on, Iíll get my pitchfork!
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-12-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,025
Posted By Sweets
Re: Vintage ends

Oh this is easy, it’s 1979. Storm Trooper
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-06-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Sweets
Re: Purdie and The Beatles

Purdie - great drummer, but really bad storyteller.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-17-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By Sweets
Re: Ludwig Sound

I just did that, or rather, I bought what I always wanted - a mid 60ís WMP Ludwig downbeat with added 16Ē and 2x 13Ē. Then I sold my Camco, Premier, Rogers etc. I really only need the Ludwig, it has...
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-24-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,271
Posted By Sweets
Re: Superficial Drum Pet Peeves

At the risk of echoing already mentioned crimes, some things just are worth repeating:

RIMS, especially on vintage drums, but really under any circumstances.

Black front bass heads makes me...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-13-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Sweets
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-06-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,210
Posted By Sweets
Re: Why do people dent your heads ?

Arenít you talking about two different things though? Regarding sticks, yes they produce different sounds depending on the mass and shape hitting the drum, but that is not the same factor as how much...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-25-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,362
Posted By Sweets
Re: Canada Day, Part Two

With any drug comes responsibility. Weed is still better for you than alcohol, so it is good to see some countries (and states) get rid of this old double standard. Peace and love! flower
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-11-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,014
Posted By Sweets
Re: Ludwig Psych red on reverb

Oh! Oh wow...I missed that one haha.
Strange place for a mount indeed..
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-11-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,014
Posted By Sweets
Re: Ludwig Psych red on reverb

I donít get why the cymbal mount is cringeworthy?
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-02-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,001
Posted By Sweets
Re: Ludwig Silver Sparkle Drums

Doh! You’re right of course, how could I forget...oh well, same sound! :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-02-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,001
Posted By Sweets
Re: Ludwig Silver Sparkle Drums

Ready for some Soul Sacrifice!
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-19-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,304
Posted By Sweets
Re: Old Man Rant: Something I hope never happens to drums.

Well, I didnít want to be the one to say it. ;)
I guess I may be underestimating the size of that market...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-17-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,304
Posted By Sweets
Re: Old Man Rant: Something I hope never happens to drums.

What kind of person would buy something like that?
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-22-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,852
Posted By Sweets
Re: Vintage Camco 5000 Bass Drum Pedal

I’ve got one just like that, probably paid too much for it but I’m glad I did, cause now it’s all I ever use. It has a very natural and effortless feel to it. The more common chain Camco is almost as...
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-08-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Sweets
Re: Sick of drum pics? Post a pic of your favorite "side-dish" here.

The 60ís (and 70ís) had the best synthesizers. Here an EMS VCS3 from 1969. A Camco LA is lurking in the background for extra relevance...
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