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Forum: Vintage Drums 07-05-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland Blue Flame

If it has the 3 lines & is 60's. 70's then the Snare is COB...

Cheers
John
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 07-05-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By longjohn
Re: 1977 Slingerland Blakrome

Super Rock Kit, Looks great... I still have mine too purchased new... But I
no longer have all of the stands..

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-30-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By longjohn
Re: Apollo Megatone pre Tama King Beat

Nice condition on the snare... The stand looks like Slingerland origin??

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-29-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By longjohn
Re: T-rod ID help--old school rods

Amazing catalogue…. (Not seen by me before).. Thanks
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-23-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By longjohn
Re: How many of you are still friends with old bandmates?

I have a few ex band members from the 70's that are like family. This particular band was together only for a few years but each continued with other bands. We always stayed in touch and always get...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-21-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 736
Posted By longjohn
Re: Leedy Project Begins

Nice work.. they'll look nice with the kit..

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-11-2020, 03:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,739
Posted By longjohn
Re: Is Anyone Still Using This Forum?

Check in here for a browse most days.... But I've learned so much Keep on Pl from this forum over the yearsCoffee Break2Coffee Break2Coffee Break2 … I don't have as many questions as I once did..
...
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-09-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By longjohn
Re: Celebrating 14 years on VDF!

Years fly by quickly when we are having fun.. congrats.

Cheers Mark...

John
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-31-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By longjohn
Re: Joao Palma (1943-2016)

Great groove.... used to play along with this track way back when it was all over the airwaves...
Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-24-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland Smoky Pearl

Looks like someone painted the existing kit.. just so to accommodate inclusion of the brand x? concert tom..

Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-20-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,012
Posted By longjohn
Re: How will live music performance change in the (near) future?

No problem with your post O-Lugs,
It was headed in the right direction.

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-28-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,185
Posted By longjohn
Re: Drum pedal Trowa

With all due respect Spiker... Your translation to the English language is not so good...
I suggest that you post here in your native language ... and allow someone here to translate …

Cheers ...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-21-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By longjohn
Re: This Person May Not Be a Drummer

What's the problem ?? .... That's how we set them up downunder.

Cheers
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-06-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By longjohn
Re: Dented Rogers Shell

Sometimes similar dents can taken out with just a pair of strong hands.. Vices and G clamps & wood scraps are also handy pop out dents. Brass Dyna's & Sound King's are relatively soft pliable...
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-01-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland COW drum question.

Three ply Maple/poplar/Mahogany, Five ply/ solid shells maple. Etc all and more.. So many varied combo's of timber shells have been wrapped in chrome at some point … Hence COW is accepted & referred...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-28-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By longjohn
Re: Wishing everyone love, safe and happiness

Ok Thanks... looked like a head under there but no screws...

Cheers

Stay safe all...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-26-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By longjohn
Re: Wishing everyone love, safe and happiness

Hi there... Great wrap would be crazy under lights.. Am wondering how is tension applied to the FT reso head ?

Cheers
Stay Home

John
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-20-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By longjohn
Re: Anyone still planning on going to the Chicago Drum Show?

Get the young people on not distancing themselves.... just heard that the state government has been forced to close down our Bondi beach, (equal to closing off Venice Beach & Santa Monica).. after a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-20-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By longjohn
Re: Anyone still planning on going to the Chicago Drum Show?

Self imposed isolation down here but.. small business owners are doing it tough already.. Music venues have cancelled most artists due to size restrictions on crowds.. Max 100 people at gatherings...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-20-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By longjohn
Re: Anyone still planning on going to the Chicago Drum Show?

Just heard (In Sydney) that Chicago is also heading in to a Lock Down.. That will answer this thread...

Cheers

John
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-19-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,335
Posted By longjohn
Re: Hope All Are Well!

Same here .. Australia's border are closed too. The radio & TV have been driving us crazy … going back through the DVD collection.. Clapton's Crossroads concerts, Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull Etc... also...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-16-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,335
Posted By longjohn
Re: Hope All Are Well!

Hair Dryer sounds good.... plus I already have hair in my nose....

Happy Birthday to (The Birthday Mark)…

Cheers to all ..Stay well

John
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-08-2020, 03:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By longjohn
Re: As wife says sell it

Only YOU should make that decision.... While you own, maintain, & play the kit on occasion.... YOU ARE a drummer...
Sell them off and you will be an EX Drummer... big difference..

My two bobs...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-08-2020, 03:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By longjohn
Re: Gretsch snare- flea market restoration

Looks real nice... Another one in the right hands..

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-07-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By longjohn
Re: i.d. help please...

Metal hoops... think too old/worn to be Bill Ludwig's…
Could be Majestic but weren't Majestics made by Star/Tama? (sure looks Tama ish)..

Ralph may have an answer...

Cheers
John
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