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Forum: Wanted to Buy 02-19-2020, 03:25 PM
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Posted By salty 1322
White Marine Pearl Ludwigs

Okay, guys, here goes. I recently bought a beautiful Sabian China cymbal from a gentleman in a nearby town. He is quite the collector and a very cool guy! As I was leaving, he asked me if I'd do him...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-18-2020, 09:25 AM
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Posted By salty 1322
Sabian, not Dream!

Hey, Guys,
Yesterday I bought a Sabian 17 inch AAX, X-Treme China cymbal. Many of you know that I was thinking of a Dream. Anyway, this cymbal seems very bright and cutting. I think with a bit...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-17-2020, 03:28 PM
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Posted By salty 1322
Re: Dream Cymbals?

Amazing! Thanks very much for sharing! I have to check out the YT video! Thanks very much.
Brian
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-17-2020, 11:38 AM
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Posted By salty 1322
Re: Dream Cymbals?

Just purchased a Sabian AAX 17 inch X-Treme China cymbal and have been playing with it. It cost a bit more but I think I will definitely like the sound!
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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-17-2020, 06:49 AM
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Posted By salty 1322
Re: MIJ Replacement Grommets

Perhaps a fabric store. My wife is always dragging me around while she shops for something for something for some reason! I've noticed a fair amount of packaged grommets for sale but I don't recall...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-14-2020, 05:19 PM
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Posted By salty 1322
Re: Dream Cymbals?

Thanks very much, Jimmy Sticks! I've already made contact with a gentleman who has an 18 inch Sabian China for sale! I think it might be worth looking into! Thanks again.
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Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-14-2020, 04:11 PM
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Posted By salty 1322
Re: Dream Cymbals?

Nevertheless, I certainly appreciate your experience and expertise, sir! I don't take either of these traits lightly. Thanks very much!
Brian
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-14-2020, 03:30 PM
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Posted By salty 1322
Re: Dream Cymbals?

Thanks, Mark! I'm going to follow your sound advice. You know a lot more than I do about cymbals! I really appreciate your helping out!
Brian
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-14-2020, 08:29 AM
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Views: 366
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Dream Cymbals?

Hey, guys!
Thank you very much for your time and expertise. I really appreciate it. Although it appears that these cymbals are not bad at all, I think I'll take Mark's lead and just shop around...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-12-2020, 04:05 PM
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Posted By salty 1322
Dream Cymbals?

I've been thinking of purchasing a 14 inch China cymbal from Dream Cymbals from a local ebay type of site. I don't know anything about Dream cymbals (although I'm sure they are not vintage). Any...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-02-2020, 11:55 AM
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Posted By salty 1322
Re: I'm moving!!

Hey, Mark! Congratulations! Like JimmySticks says, you're one of the good guys! I hope your move goes smoothly and that you and your girlfriend are off on a great adventure! All the best, sir!
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Forum: Vintage Drums 01-31-2020, 04:11 PM
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Posted By salty 1322
Re: Ludwig 955 Two Tone Knock-Off?

If any member can post a picture of a genuine Ludwig cylindrical set of wood blocks or a close replica, it would sure be appreciated! I have been researching for days but, have come up empty handed....
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-26-2020, 04:29 PM
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Posted By salty 1322
Ludwig 955 Two Tone Knock-Off?

Hey, guys. Yesterday, I bought a vintage two tone cylindrical set of wood blocks and mount. They are VERY close to Ludwigs produced in the '20's-'30's in looks and measurements BUT, they appear to be...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-26-2020, 07:31 AM
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Posted By salty 1322
Re: How Do You Play? Matched or Traditional Grip?

Pretty much the same with me. I can get a better "shuffle" with the traditional grip but, I believe matched gives me a bit more speed. I have played traditional for years but, now feel "almost "...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-13-2020, 08:14 AM
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Posted By salty 1322
Re: RIP Neil peart

I think you might have mistaken a miserable countenance with sheer concentration. Those solos of his were not something he ad-libbed. Don't feel too badly. What is important was his great talent he...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-10-2020, 05:34 PM
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Posted By salty 1322
Re: OMG Say it isn't so . . . Neal Peart has passed

My daughter just texted me with the news. She sings in my band and is from St. Catharines, Ontario. My bassist is best friends with the gentleman who was Neil's best man. I play with sticks given to...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-28-2019, 03:38 PM
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Posted By salty 1322
Re: Dented Rogers Shell

I have a vintage Star marcher which had several minor dents. I took it to an acquaintance who owned a body shop proclaiming "paintless dent removal". My mistake!!! Although the dents were less...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-21-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Let's Talk Drum Hoops

JimmySticks,
Mark is a fantastically knowledgeable member of our forum and damned nice guy to boot! I would follow his advice to the letter! I have tried wooden hoops on my late seventies Supra...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-18-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Maybe off-topic - mufflers on modern drum?

Have to agree with leedybdp. Vintage Rogers or Tama external mufflers can be adjusted and placed where you want them. No fuss, no muss. Take them off if you don't like the effect. Move them around to...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-18-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Anyone need this MIJ Snare to match their kit?

Hey, Jeff and Rod!
Jeff, your mind is not starting to go! You are a very sharp and vital contributor to this great forum! I always enjoy reading what you have to say and certainly appreciate...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-18-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Maybe off-topic - mufflers on modern drum?

Lots of cool vintage external mufflers out there. Would this be an option?
Brian
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-17-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By salty 1322
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-17-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Anyone need this MIJ Snare to match their kit?

Hey, Jeff!
What a pleasure it is to read about a response not dealing with money or profit to be made. I too have a lot of MIJ parts that are just collecting dust. If anyone needs anything that...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-11-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By salty 1322
Re: A new pedal for gigs

Thanks again, Pedal-Pusher! This is an intriguing idea! I will definitely do a little homework today. Much more enjoyable than wrapping Christmas presents!
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Forum: General Drum Questions 12-10-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By salty 1322
Re: A new pedal for gigs

Pedal_Pusher,
I just did a bit of googling concerning your pedal! Ingenious idea! I like to think "outside the box" so this idea is fascinating. Now, so many questions start to arise. Strength...
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