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Forum: General Drum Questions 01-31-2018, 04:11 AM
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Posted By Kona
Re: Webers Music Store

Here's the tag
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-31-2018, 01:44 AM
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Posted By Kona
Webers Music Store

Does anyone here know anything about this music store that was in Erie Pennsylvania?

I have an old drum with the store sticker inside. I can't post photos from my cell phone as the file sizes are...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-26-2018, 07:11 PM
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Posted By Kona
30's gretsch snare drum parts

I'm looking for a few t-rods 2" (from under collar) the ones with the point ends. I don't need the clips but if someone wants to sell the t-rods with the clips that's fine.

I also need 2 or 3 of...
Forum: For Sale 06-17-2017, 11:14 AM
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Posted By Kona
Re: Gretsch drums 1940's

I may have some other hardware to throw into the deal in addition to the lugs n lug parts you see in the last photo.
Forum: For Sale 06-16-2017, 11:55 AM
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Posted By Kona
Gretsch drums 1940's

$3500cad

24" bass drum 1949/13 and 16" toms 1947 and 6.5x14 Super Structure snare drum 1948.

These are 'orphaned' drums I rescued on eBay. Beautifully hand stained and no extra holes.

Most...
Forum: For Sale 05-31-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Kona
Re: Gretsch 1940's Shellpack

Didn't make the deal - taken them off the market for now.
Forum: For Sale 05-31-2017, 09:56 AM
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Posted By Kona
Re: Gretsch 1940's Shellpack

SOLD!
To a drummer near Edmonton AB
Forum: For Sale 05-30-2017, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Kona
Re: Gretsch 1940's Shellpack

One day sale (Wednesday May 31 2017) - $1200usd for the shellpack.



trying to have some fun selling these and at the same time offer someone that is into them a good deal. I have more than $2K...
Forum: For Sale 05-28-2017, 07:28 PM
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Posted By Kona
Forum: For Sale 05-22-2017, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Kona
Gretsch 1940's Shellpack

THEY'RE NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME
UPDATED: MAY 31 2017

$1900 24x14 bass drum - 1949......has two diamond plate cymbal mounts
13 and 16 inch toms - 1947
14x6.5 Super Structure snare - 1948
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-08-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By Kona
Re: Help with I.D. on old Gretsch kit

Very nice drums. The rack tom lugs look to me to be 50's era but this could be a transition drum......transition from the "Rocket lugs to Broadkaster (modern) lugs. The 'modern lugs showed up by...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-01-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By Kona
Re: Why ?

I'm in Canada too (B.C.). Sorry about quoting the USD prices above - I assumed you were in the USA.
I bought a new Gretsch Renown Purewood African Mahogany kit - ordered from the factory (only 2...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-01-2017, 12:37 PM
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Posted By Kona
Re: Why ?

I don't think they're over priced for what you get. The Gretsch off-shore drums are made well, sound great and look good too. These shellpacks go for around $7 or $800usd new out-of-the-box. That's...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-29-2017, 11:39 PM
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Posted By Kona
Re: Premier Timbales

Cool ! 70's nice - thanks guys. I will probably like the after market diamond plate mounts. My RB Gretsch timbales have them and I've been using the 10 on my late 50's rail mount (see photo here).
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-29-2017, 12:19 PM
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Views: 453
Posted By Kona
Re: Premier Timbales

I've been looking at the on-line Premier catalogs and it looks like the external shell mounts (that are on the ones I bought here) discontinued in the late 50's. The 60's and 70's catalogs I've been...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-29-2017, 11:57 AM
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Views: 453
Posted By Kona
Re: Premier Timbales

Ya - and the state of our dollar compared the US dollar - it's crazy.....we were at par only a few years ago.
Now Mr. Trump is going to put a 20% tariff on our lumber going across the line. That...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-28-2017, 04:40 PM
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Views: 453
Posted By Kona
Premier Timbales

I picked these up on eBay last night. I had a pair like these I bought new in 1973........sold them in 76 with a kit. Nice drums. I'm thinking these may be late 60's maybe early 70's? I may be...
Forum: For Sale 04-04-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By Kona
Re: Quick sale - 3 gretsch shellpacks

I'll be selling these individually at this point. If anyone does want to make an offer on all three shellpacks please email me.

Gary
Forum: For Sale 04-03-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By Kona
Quick sale - 3 gretsch shellpacks

1954 red sparkle gretsch drums but not noticeable. 20bd/13 and 16 toms 5.5x14 matching wrap snare - it's the Name Band model.

1968 Sunset Satin Flame shellpack. 20bd/two 8x12 toms (the Rock n...
Forum: Trade 04-02-2017, 06:34 PM
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Views: 421
Posted By Kona
I'm looking for a Gretsch-Gladstone snare

Trade for a Gretsch-Gladstone snare drum


I'm in the Southern Interior of BC Canada so if shipping would be the 'deal-breaker' I would be willing to pay 1/2 or more for the shipping of my drums...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 04-01-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By Kona
Re: 1920s Ludwig 28" Streaked Opal Pearl

Holy Fred Young! That is an amazing drum! For those who don't know - Fred Young is the drummer for The Kentucky Headhunters...and I think he uses 28" bass drums - one of them is said to be the old...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-31-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By Kona
Re: Thinking about downsizing the drum gear

Maybe the 'vintage drum forums' aren't the best places to thin the heard. It seems like there are a few others with the same idea. But, it sure is a good place, usually, to have ones very special...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-30-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By Kona
Thinking about downsizing the drum gear

I may be wanting to sell some of my drums in the near future. I don't really want to go the eBay route and I may just sell "local pickup only'. But, if there are people here that are interested in...
Forum: For Sale 03-26-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,313
Posted By Kona
Re: 1954 red sparkle BroadKaster "Bop" drums

UPDATE:
I've decided to put these up for trade. I've posted in the Trade section on the Forum.

I've had no interest here and all the local interest has fizzled out.

Thanks for looking.

The...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-15-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By Kona
Gretsch tom hanger

I'm looking for this complete tom hanger bass drum mounting hardware.

Gary
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