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Forum: Vintage Drums 11-26-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,919
Posted By FFR428
Re: DW Buys Slingerland Name

I'm happy they are coming back! Never should have gone away in the first place. I'm sure DW will do it right. And hope they have some replacement parts to offer as well!! Rogers Drum USA has been...
Forum: For Sale 11-26-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,034
Posted By FFR428
Re: 1959 Ludwig (Transition Badges) Kit & Ludwig B/O early 70s Super Sensitve

Good to see you back John. Wishing you all the best for recovery Brother! Dang man that's a lot of weight you lost!! Hope you pack a few pounds back on. Hit me up if you ever need anything.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 11-17-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By FFR428
Re: Radio King Snare Claws

Hey John!!! Ya sneakin in under the radar!! How the hell are ya Brother~! Hope things are better. Peace! Glenn.
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-12-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By FFR428
Re: E/drums?

Yes I do. We live in a townhouse. So there's always the noise factor with neighbors. Not the greatest option but lets me practice pretty much anytime. I use headphones with my music. I bought a...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-04-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,786
Posted By FFR428
Re: Slingerland snare project -- tips??

"P" is pearl covering. The drum was/is wrapped and has mahogany exterior ply in most cases,
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-27-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers powertone question

Yes legit. A much later offering I think under the Brooks May days. Or Yamaha. I don't know the later Rogers history well sorry!
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Forum: Vintage Drums 04-14-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,106
Posted By FFR428
Re: My drum photo archive is now avail for download

Works fine! Nice Buddy pictures thanks!
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-02-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,128
Posted By FFR428
Re: Purdie Shuffle info

Thanks Jeff great to hear!
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-24-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,128
Posted By FFR428
Re: Purdie Shuffle info

Hi Mick thanks for the update!
Forum: For Sale 03-02-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By FFR428
Re: some lucky dog is going to win this....

Mike, Steve Ellis is selling a very nice 16" in WMP on facebook. Like $500. Think he's in NJ.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-22-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,078
Posted By FFR428
Re: Zildjian 60's Heavy ride

I have a really heavy 60's 20" ride too. Great bell and tons of wash. Bell and ping sound a lot like my 70's 21" Rock 21. The Rock 21 has a lot less wash. The 20" gets a moongel most times to mute...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-18-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,850
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Fullerton, good or not?

Jeff congrats on the new Rogers score! I know you'll do them up just right! GREAT sounding drums!
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-18-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By FFR428
Re: 1939-41 SLINGERLAND 6.5 x 14 GENE KRUPA *SEA GREEN RADIO KING MODEL

I'm also shocked Mark let a Sea Green Pearl drum go! Such a beautiful color.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-18-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By FFR428
Re: 1939-41 SLINGERLAND 6.5 x 14 GENE KRUPA *SEA GREEN RADIO KING MODEL

Mike this sure is a beauty! Well both are! Congrats. Green with envy here!;)
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-16-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,654
Posted By FFR428
Re: Purdie Shuffle

I've been wondering how is is too. Good to see this thread and a hello back at ya John!
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-09-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,148
Posted By FFR428
Re: Buying advice: Slingerland Radio King

Sounds a bit high for this one. If you end game is to replace the incorrect parts and make it original you'll spend a good $400+ to make that happen. So then your $1000 into it at that point. For...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-28-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,488
Posted By FFR428
Re: Slingerland shell repair

Amazing work Jeff!
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-23-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By FFR428
Re: Which Rogers

The steel stick repair fix on B&B lugs is pretty solid. Mine have almost 4 years under constant tension with no changes or further cracking. I think they guy who came up with this fix has close to 10...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-11-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,980
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Fullerton Green Label

I agree great work Mike!
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-03-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,980
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Fullerton Green Label

Yes that could very well be. But it confirms Mikes explanation that some are faded. Still collecting facts and info. Like you said it'll likely take some time.
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-03-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,980
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Fullerton Green Label

Mike I think your right on the faded ink. This label was posted on FB. Brown ink faded to green. I've never seen ink fade like this. But here it is!
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-31-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,980
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Fullerton Green Label

I think it's more like no one really knows the answer yet? Almost 50 years ago since these were made. We'll have to give it some time and see if anyone else adds something. In the meantime enjoy...
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-31-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,980
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Fullerton Green Label

Mark I see you also posted on FB. Hope we see some comments!
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-31-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,980
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Fullerton Green Label

I posted on the Rogers Group on FB asking about the green ink labels. I'll see what is said and follow up.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-31-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,454
Posted By FFR428
Re: Another Rogers

Sure. Black ink is made of various color pigment resins. One of the most common is reflex blue which is a royal blue color. Depending on the shop and inks sometimes waste inks from other jobs were...
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