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Forum: General Drum Questions Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By longjohn
Re: Year-end Shout out to Tommy P., David A. & the VDF Community

Yes, Thanks indeedy… Feels like home here...
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all forum members.

Last saturdays gig, Christmas'y jackets ??

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-23-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By longjohn
Re: Kids Star Drums

Yes, I bought a set for my kids way back … Here's an Earlier thread.

Cheers
John
http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/showthread.php?t=56221&highlight=midget+star
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-18-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 369
Posted By longjohn
Re: Metal polishing products?

Autosol metal polish for me... adds a good level of protection also..

Cheers
John
Forum: For Sale 11-13-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,269
Posted By longjohn
Re: 1959 Ludwig (Transition Badges) Kit & Ludwig B/O early 70s Super Sensitve

Good to see you hanging out here again Purdie...
All the best.... Cheers .. John
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-13-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By longjohn
Re: Posting Videos

Yes I remember when that function was abandoned with the site upgrade about 5 years back...

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-06-2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 570
Posted By longjohn
Re: Rogers Supreme Hi Hat Restoration

yes … c'mon... what did u use??

Cheers
John
Forum: For Sale 11-05-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By longjohn
Re: Thinking about selling everything

Crazy... Downunder it comes out right way up :)
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-05-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By longjohn
Re: Mr. Odd Time Signatures

Daylight saving???
Forum: For Sale 11-02-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By longjohn
Re: Thinking about selling everything

Beautiful kits... Here is the upside down pic.. Cheers John
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-29-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,159
Posted By longjohn
Re: What's the "weirdest" drum you've ever seen?

Still reckon this one has a certain weirdness about it... would love to spend some time playing around with it though...

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-29-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By longjohn
Re: 65 slingerland Duco 16x16 FT

Lucky Local.... Nice find

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-28-2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,159
Posted By longjohn
Re: What's the "weirdest" drum you've ever seen?

Did I detect a round of Swiss triplets in there....? Mallet Player2

Cheers
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-27-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,461
Posted By longjohn
Re: What's up with head prices going through the roof?

Hoppy,
I have worked in the wholesale musical instrument & electronics industry here for over 40 years so I am more than aware of the price structures in OZ. I Have to say, many wholesalers & the...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-25-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,461
Posted By longjohn
Re: What's up with head prices going through the roof?

Thanks for the "Heads Up"..... You can actually (at least), double these aforementioned prices to buy a drumhead in OZ... and we are paying an average 25 BUCKS a pair for Vic Firth sticks,,,,...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 10-16-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By longjohn
Re: Turkish made

File won't open at present..
Cheers
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-07-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By longjohn
Re: We lost an icon today. Ginger Baker

Yes RIP Ginger, The first ever Stereo Album that I purchased was "Fresh Cream" .. a big influence he was .. spent a few years following him and his legendary bands....

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-04-2019, 04:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,764
Posted By longjohn
Re: eBay listing that infuriates me!

The Lie that struck me most..... "It's My Sons Kit".. Later he describes why HE, (HIMSELF)… DOES THIS & THAT.

Think for that money I'd want a head which had both layers intact & maybe even a...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-29-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,489
Posted By longjohn
Re: Suddenly Inherited Rogers Kit From Brother - Restoration!

D21649... right in there... Bought it in Fiji '76..

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-29-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,489
Posted By longjohn
Re: Suddenly Inherited Rogers Kit From Brother - Restoration!

Nice work Mark... But.. Damm ... thought I may have got bite on a Dyna sale in the making.. (close serial #):)

Cheers John
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 09-24-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By longjohn
Re: 1953/1956 Slingerland Radio King Be Bop

Great to see... Thanks for posting..

Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-24-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,228
Posted By longjohn
Re: This Is The Least Active Forum Ever

I drop in here every couple of days.... Still my favourite site for referencing details from the experts. There was more activity here when I got involved around 8 years ago, but still is a great...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-16-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland orphan tom - good deal?

Looks like some of those lug screws have chewed out & have been replaced with self tappers?.. Colour is critical but that wrap does have some issues...

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-13-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By longjohn
Re: Sling set 70s ID potential buy for Dean

I thought that too, and if that is the case (as a long time owner of a 51N). IMO the 16" is be a better blend with that kit than the original 18" would be.
Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-12-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By longjohn
Re: Think you're flexible??

LoLoLoLo You just beat me to the Punch... Thought I would add some confusion..

Cheers

John
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-12-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By longjohn
Re: Think you're flexible??

12x8 mounted toms are my favourites. I have a Tama on my player kit at present & have previously owned Gretsch, & Pearl toms this size. I find them a very useful size in 3 or 4 piece kits for most...
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