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Forum: Vintage Drums 09-14-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Slingerland Yellow Jacket question

Well,I went back to MG and found a tension adjustment for the Yellow Jacket and tried it on a BD,it wasn't right for me.What is the advantage of a twin expansion spring system?
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-13-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By eamesuser
Slingerland Yellow Jacket question

Hey all,I am looking for some different bd pedals,currently I am using Tama Iron Cobra power drives,but I want some thing that has a lighter feel
that does not accelerate so quickly at the end of...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-13-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Repair Project

I still think he wants to much,even if you were handy that kit would need at least 300 in materials and after that you would still have a player kit IMO.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-10-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By eamesuser
Re: American master drums usa

Never heard of them either, but really cool looking.Thanks for posting.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-07-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,079
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Slingerland Deluxe Student Sparkling Green Pearl

Nice acquisition,I love Slingy 6 luggers,great double shuffle drums,and I love green sparkle.
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-31-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By eamesuser
Re: The Magic of Ringo

Never noticed that before.Say what you want about his technical ability, but he is a Musician imo.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-29-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By eamesuser
Re: 1958 Slingerland Drum set – 1 owner, complete original set – pricing/selling help

To me the value in that kit is it's vibe/mojo and era correctness.Ideally it would go to a player that wants to use it for what it was made for,would playing Chicago blues,old school country trad...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-15-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Another saved snare

Very nice,I don't remember seeing a lot of marine pearl type finishes getting that kind of treatment.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-07-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Acrolites......Reverse Economics?

The acrolite at 100.00 125.00 was a great deal if you wanted an american made/vintage workhorse snare to use while you left your Joyfull Noise or Craviato at home while you were gigging,but if you...
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-03-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By eamesuser
Re: The Shaggs

As I remember Frank Zappa thought they were terrific,I think they were brilliant or horrendous,I can't decide which...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-01-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By eamesuser
Re: It's a Holiday holiday...update

If you choose not to keep the rail mount you can fill the hole with chrome plated carriage bolts,to me it does not detract from the drums look.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-19-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 792
Posted By eamesuser
Some Sonor or Sigs at Atlanta music go round

Thought someone here might be interested if they were trying to start/finish a kit.


First two pics 24x18 BD,3rd pic is 13 and 14 toms pic 4 22 BD maybe 16 or depth.They want 599.00 for the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-07-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By eamesuser
Question about Ludwig lug hole spacing

Hoping one of you can help me out,I have a 4 ply 1983 or so S + L tom with mini classic lugs on it,I was wondering if Rocker tom lugs had the same hole spacing. I have heard that some earlier Rocker...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-31-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,386
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Ludwig B/O COW...the rest of the story.

I had two 6 ply kits,a late 70`s cow,and an 84,the cow weighed as much or more than a son or phonic ,the cow kit I had thicker shells than the 84,a little over 3/8 " THICK. Your look like they did...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-01-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Rogers selling advice

Here are some more pics.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-25-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By eamesuser
Rogers selling advice

Hi all,due to financial concerns I have to sell my Rogers 1966/67 wmp cleveland/dayton kit,20 12 14,will describe each peice for valuation,and would like some advice on where and how to sell.


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Forum: General Drum Questions 05-22-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,871
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Ancient Kauri shell

This wood was discovered buried in a 40 acre bog,probably a Forrest knocked down by a Tsunami,but it brought a bunch of this endangered hard to get wood available.IWill post pics of mine if I could...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-21-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,075
Posted By eamesuser
Re: How to get into vintage

Colectors grade and all original kits will cost more,if you just want the sound and vibe you can spend a lot less for n extra holes or modified kit.The least expensive to most expensive 50's through...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-21-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,871
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Ancient Kauri shell

I have one,it is a segment shell lik3 yours,very soft wood,and very. Light weight.good tuning range,and will tune tabletop high and keep it's body.The ińteresting thing about mine is that you don't...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-27-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,529
Posted By eamesuser
Re: OK, what do I have here?

As far as I know,Rockers were always 4 ply shells,so if that is true what you have there is
either the last version of the Ludwig Standards,offered in 1982,see this link,

...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-25-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,543
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Slingerland Set Found: Opinions Please

I agree that there is not any room left flipping the kit,but selling off the tom and a stand or two would make it a really good deal as a keeper.The price is very fair IMO,esp considering it is being...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-17-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Bruno Conquerer Stainless Steel Kit

Very cool looking,both kits.
Interesting that there is no cut out on the lugs,but there appears to be no splay of the t rods,are there spacers on the screw bosses? Or do the lugs just make contact...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-16-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,985
Posted By eamesuser
Re: What is a good price for this vintage Rogers set??

If that kit had all the boxes,original sales receipts and was essentially new old stock I would say he could get 4000.00 for it.

I would guess that most of us on here are player/collectors or have...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-14-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,508
Posted By eamesuser
Re: PA Area - Possibly Interesting Drum Sale

Or maybe the doting owner/collector wanted to provide his snare drums with comfortable
sleeping arrangements?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-10-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,660
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Japanese Star 1963-65 need help!

Welcome to the forum.

Nice looking kit there,I like the longer throw off arm that extends above the rim on the snare,makes it easy to switch from snare to tom sound with a flick of the stick.Handy...
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