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Forum: Vintage Drums 09-22-2018, 02:30 PM
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Re: Canopus Jeff Hamilton flat base stands with 6 mm tilters-for small hole cymbals

These seem ideal if they’re not heavier or more costly than 1400 stands, but I doubt either is the case.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-19-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
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Slingerland Black Beauty on eBay

Anyone notice the Slingy BB on the ‘Bay? Listed at $15k, wonder if it will sell?
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-26-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
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Knob Tension Mania

Does anyone else find it weird that there are currently 3 Leedy & Ludwig knob tension kits available online? I know they’re not absurdly rare, but I do find that fact rather odd since not a huge...
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-11-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 969
Posted By poppies
Re: Why Do Ludwig Drums Sound So Good

The classic Gretsch sound is more my bag, but I love Luddies a lot, too. You can’t really get that sound anywhere else, and it hits something deep in the soul, for sure!
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-07-2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 762
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Re: red drums in the attic.......

Haha! So... MIJ, right?
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-23-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,658
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Re: Drum Companies and Their Worst Ideas

The funny thing is I know many rockabilly guys and devoted classic car enthusiasts, and they would NEVER use those drums because they would see them as inauthentic or try-hard. It totally makes me...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-15-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,607
Posted By poppies
Re: This is the Display Your Trixon Drums Thread

That’s pretty much the coolest Speedfire I’ve ever seen!
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-28-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By poppies
Percent of unmodified classic American kits left?

Based on your experience, of the 1950-1979 Ludwig, Gretsch, Slingerland and Rogers kits that are still playable today, what percent do you think remains unmodified? For purposes of this discussion,...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-27-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
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Forum: For Sale 05-21-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
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Forum: Vintage Drums 04-26-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
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Re: 1920 Leedy Elite Engraved Snare

There’s just something about Elites, the lines are so nice. Congrats!
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-08-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 824
Posted By poppies
Re: Easy and inexpensive way to keep Supras from de-tuning-or any other drum

Some Rogers drums used to come standard with knurled locking nuts, see this pic:
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Forum: Vintage Drums 03-29-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By poppies
Re: Favorite Bass Drum sound/recording?

I love Elvin’s bass drum on Andrew Hill’s Judgement!

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL31F269DAED6ECE20
Forum: For Sale 03-27-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By poppies
Re: 22" Zildjian Istanbul K Ride 2304g

I would highly recommend posting this on the Cymbalholic forum!
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-21-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
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Forum: For Sale 03-18-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 102
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Re: Going Out Of Business Sale!!!

Sorry to hear about this John, your manner of handling all this is really inspiring. If you happen to have any 20” hoops with inlays, you probably have a buyer in me.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-28-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By poppies
Re: Finally Finished Premier '58

That is stunning, congrats.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-13-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
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Re: Cadillac Green, getting close!

Seems more spot on than some of Gretsch’s efforts!
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-30-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By poppies
Re: New Tama Flat Base Hardware Pack-Very close to the 60's Ludwig-$100 less than DW

Love the vintage looks and weights, don’t love that they can’t hold up my vintage cymbals.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-15-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By poppies
Re: Apollo star finder

Wow, probably the coolest MIJ kit you could find.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 08-30-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By poppies
Re: looking for good recording kit in Los Angeles

FWIW, I couldn't imagine a better source for what is being sought here than Vinny!
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 08-30-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By poppies
Re: Gretsch Gladstone 3-Way Tension

So nice, love the badges, the finish, it's a beautiful specimen.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-30-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By poppies
Re: Vater gretsch

None more gold.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-15-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By poppies
Re: Help! What are these drums?

I bet with decent heads that kit could sound funky and unique.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-14-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By poppies
Re: Vintage bass drum sizes

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