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Forum: Vintage Drums 04-20-2020, 10:52 AM
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Posted By DolFan54
Re: Camco Newb And Loving Them

Congrats! My Camco blue sparkle kit is my favorite to gig with. They sound so good that they almost play themselves!

Early Oaklawn 4ply 20/12/14/16 w/ 6ply 5x14 matching snare.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-07-2020, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Happy New Year!

My drums were insured for $50K and I lost around $20k. If I had lost my entire collection it would have far exceeded $50k. Gonna bump up those numbers once we get settled back in our house which is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-07-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Camco Repro Badges for sale!!

They have to put product out there every so often or they would lose rights to the name Camco. Doesnít get much cheaper than making badges!

I picked up an Oaklawn badge. Hard to tell the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-05-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By DolFan54
Happy New Year!

I havenít really posted much on here since last March. I shared this on DFO forum but not here. Last March our house caught fire. Something caused our furnace to ignite. Luckily my oldest son that...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-05-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 959
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Gretsch "Drop G"

I have two drop G kits both in black nitron so I can mix & match.

1st kit is 8/10 concert toms/ 12/16/22
2nd kit is 24/13/14/18

Like you I also play 1up/ 2 down.

So I either play...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-17-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,511
Posted By DolFan54
Re: I Have Never "Gotten" Gretsch Drums

My first love was Gretsch going back to when I was a young 13 year old drummer in 1978 I use to watch the Midnight Special, Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert, The Rock Show and anything else that showed...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-02-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,599
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Camco drumset

Just having heard them is not the same as playing them, choosing heads, tuning them, etc. I have been into Camco long before they became so desirable. Iíve owned or own George Way, Ludwig, Sonor....
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-02-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,599
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Camco drumset

The Chanute Walnut Kit is a 6 ply Jasper shell. 4ply shells are only in the Oaklawn era of Camco.

I play Camco and I’ve owned Rogers. Are Camco better made than Rogers? No. But I definitely...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-19-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,424
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Older guys

I’m still here although I rarely post anymore. Just too busy these days.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-25-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,847
Posted By DolFan54
Re: This is the Display Your Camco Drums Thread

I have more but I need to be at my computer to post pics.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-10-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,674
Posted By DolFan54
Forum: For Sale 11-25-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,168
Posted By DolFan54
Re: 1959 George Way (Re-wrap)

Wow, surprised to see this kit on the market!

I need this kit like I need another hole in my head, but......
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-21-2017, 02:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By DolFan54
Re: I give up with Ludwig throw-offs.

I have two Ludwig BBs with the P86. No problems here and I have been using them for awhile now. I do however have a small drawer full of P85s!
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-14-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,758
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Shell I.D.?? George Way?

Doesn’t look like any George Way shell I’ve ever seen. Nice shell though.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-21-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By DolFan54
$57 Camco Snare Drum

I couldn't hit the BIN button fast enough!

I'll post pics when I get to my computer.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/162547746564
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-22-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,740
Posted By DolFan54
Re: WFL Zephyr Lug Green Sparkle Set

Wow! Very cool find! I'm a sucker for green sparkle!
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-19-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,847
Posted By DolFan54
Re: This is the Display Your Camco Drums Thread

Yes, I haven't posted mine yet.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-14-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,490
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Geo Way Snare What's worth what's it's age?

Scratch that, I got it confused with another drum I sold around the same time. It was $400. Blue/ Silver Duco.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-07-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,490
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Geo Way Snare What's worth what's it's age?

Those are quite rare as they were made at the end of the George Way Drum Company in 1961. I sold mine recently for $450
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-01-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,697
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Fibes SFT 690 snare release

Austin Fibes used it too. My 1996 Fibes 6.5x14 has one. Good luck Tommy.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-20-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,050
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Champagne Sparkle or Silver Sparkle????

I had a 1961 Rogers kit is silver sparkle (glass glitter). I had a 10" tom wrapped in what I believe was called vintage Silver Glass Glitter and it was a perfect match to the kit. And my kit looked...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-03-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,270
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Slingerland Gold Sparkle Tone-Flange

If you look at the top edge you will see holes in the top. There should be screws with a flat head that goes in those holes. Then the tone-flange (brass "Hub-cap"ring) sits on top of that. The...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-01-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,479
Posted By DolFan54
Re: looking for a specific vintage snare or set? Then tell me what you want

I hope your Dad has a speedy recovery. My Dad had triple bypass surgery at age 78 and it kicked his ass. A year later you never would've known my Dad had the surgery. He's still with us at age 88.
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-25-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,770
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Geo Way Snare Find

Finding an original strainer w/ horizontal spacing will be next to impossible to find. I ended up getting one from a marching snare drum. Also keep in mind the 1st generation strainer hole spacing is...
Forum: For Sale 06-16-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,323
Posted By DolFan54
Re: ludwig professional strainer Nickel

If only it were copper plated!
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