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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-09-2019, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Anyone need this MIJ Snare to match their kit?

vyach: Great karma for you. That's awesome. I am sure someone will be very grateful for that shell.Good job!
Forum: Wanted to Buy 12-03-2019, 01:47 PM
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WTB - (2) 20 inch Gretsch Bass Drum Hoops with BDP inlay

WTB - (2) 20 inch Gretsch Bass Drum Hoops with BDP inlay.

If you have these or something close,please let me know!

Thanks,
Retro.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-01-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Retrosonic
Re: latest project snare

Great job KO!!! Such a beauty!!!
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-30-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Correct Size for Gromment for Gretsch Round Badge Bass Drum Badge?

Wow. Youre a better man than me! I'll just have to find a grommet that will work.
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-29-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Correct Size for Gromment for Gretsch Round Badge Bass Drum Badge?

Thank you KO! I did the same and came up with just about 9/16 as well.

How did you make your gromment? That sounds interesting.
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-28-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Dino Danelli Clip: "Do You Feel It"

Bob....I just bought your book!

Dino has always been one my favorite drummers while I was learning to play in the early 1970s. My favorite set of Dinos is the Silver Sparkle Ludwigs , which I...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-28-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Ever see this before? 2 badges on bass drum

To the OP: Why not touch up all the places where the paint is gone, and then clearcoat? its black paint, very easy to do. One afternoons work and they will look fantastic.
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-28-2019, 01:47 PM
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Forum: Vintage Drums 11-27-2019, 02:24 PM
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Views: 294
Posted By Retrosonic
Correct Size for Gromment for Gretsch Round Badge Bass Drum Badge?

Guys,

I hope someone can help me out. I'm having a heck of time trying to find out the Correct Size for a Gromment for a Gretsch Round Badge Bass Drum Badge? (1950s).

Would anyone know for...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 10-27-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Rogers Swiv-o-matic Parts

Need any collet mounts?
Forum: For Sale 08-02-2019, 10:57 PM
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Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Very Rare Mid 1950's Sonor Snare Drum and Original Key!!

I've got a whole set (1956) , but in WMP.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-02-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: 1960s MIJ Purple / Black Diamond Pearl

Thanks Ken. I have to agree with you, as the 3 sets i have seen in that Purple/Grey diamond were all 12/14/20. Too bad for me. And youre right...that wrap you posted above is wacky~! I've never seen...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-02-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: 1960s MIJ Purple / Black Diamond Pearl

hi Ken, thats great.

I wonder......do you know Sakae ever made a set in this wrap in the 13/16/20 size? I mean, while I hate center lug, if I could find this wrap in the larger sizes I'm sure i'd...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-11-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: 1960s MIJ Purple / Black Diamond Pearl

Hey Kenny,

So its a couple of years later now....how is the set holding up?

retro
Forum: For Sale 05-03-2019, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Retrosonic
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-03-2019, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Drum Wrap

Nice color tho!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-03-2019, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Filling holes in oyster Black Pearl wrap

Very interested in this thread. I recently got a Gretsch round badge BDP bass drum shell with around 8 extra holes, but ALL of them small. I'm going to cut patches out of some spare BDP wrap and...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 05-03-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By Retrosonic
Gretsch Round Badge 20 inch Bass Drum Hoops with the BDP inlay.

Guys,



I'm looking for a couple of Gretsch Round Badge 20 inch Bass Drum Hoops with the BDP inlay.



Anyone have a set for sale?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-10-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,076
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Guy Asking $975 For Tempro Set: Is He On Drugs?

Youre correct, $975 is more than double what they are worth on the open market, and that is factoring in the Zildjian Hi hats.
What is the wrap color, btw?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-10-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: 1960s MIJ Purple / Black Diamond Pearl

No, I cant play the 12/14/20 size. I need 13/16/20 at least.
Also, I hate center lug drums, I can never get a decent tuning on them.

I do love that wrap tho, so will continue to look for it on...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-09-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By Retrosonic
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-04-2017, 11:15 AM
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Views: 1,098
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Oldest Pearl drums I have seen

teverson: That Pearl set was on EBAY for Years, at $500. The seller would not take a penny less. Dont know if he ever sold it.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-28-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: 1960s MIJ Purple / Black Diamond Pearl

Guys, if anybody has a drum of this wrap, OR just a piece of the actual wrap, PLEASE PM me!!

heres a pic of the wrap to refresh the memory:
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-27-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: 1960s MIJ Purple / Black Diamond Pearl

Anybody have a drum with this exact wrap? please PM me if so!!! Thank you.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-27-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By Retrosonic
1960s MIJ Purple / Black Diamond Pearl

MIJ experts:

Here is a very nice 1960s MIJ wrap that I have not seen anywhere else........a beautiful Purple/Black Diamond Pearl Mix........with the "Large Flake" pattern.
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