Vintage Drum Forum the best vintage drum forum on the Internet - Vintage Drum History - Vintage Drum Questions

Go Back   Vintage Drum Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 1.64 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: FFR428
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-19-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 156
Posted By FFR428
Re: Ancient Kauri shell

Beautiful shell. Will make a very nice snare! I agree with Mike keep the shell so the wood shows it's natural beauty.

Years ago my son built a custom guitar for a customer using that same wood....
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-16-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 578
Posted By FFR428
Re: Question regarding re-wrapping and old glue

Sorry it took so long to get back to this. The stuff I use is called Bio Breakdown. It's a citrus based adhesive remover. Tested on a piece of 50's Gretsch wrap. I put a rag over it to keep the glue...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-09-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 578
Posted By FFR428
Re: Question regarding re-wrapping and old glue

Hi Michael. Few years ago I was working on a project that would remove paint from drum wraps easily. Some worked some didn't. But my original concoction did remove old glue from a 50's Gretsch WMP...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-01-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By FFR428
Re: 1947-49 SLINGERLAND 7 x 14 *BLUE DIAMOND PEARL RADIO KING MODEL

Beautiful drum Mike thanks for sharing. I love seeing all your snare drums. Great collection!
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-22-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By FFR428
Re: Drumsticks

http://www.igendrumsticks.com/customdrumsticks.html

Jeff Rich makes full custom sticks. Any spec of yours and free logo printing. He does a hardening process that really makes them last. He made...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-17-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By FFR428
Re: [B]1939 WFL 7 x 14 WMP/FULL DRESS RAY BAUDUC TWIN STRAINER DIXIELAND SWING MODEL

The full dress patterns on this are stunning!! What a beauty Mike!
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-17-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By FFR428
Re: Drum badges how were they made?

Very good thank you~! Yes I agree the best way is to remove the badge. I'll see how it goes but may take you up on that offer. Thank you so much for that.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-16-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By FFR428
Re: Drum badges how were they made?

That is a beautiful reso you did on that badge! Do you know what that press and print process is called? I've googled till the cows came home with 0 results. Would be really cool to learn all about...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-16-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By FFR428
Re: Drum badges how were they made?

Thanks KO. I can see them doing that. Thanks!
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-16-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By FFR428
Drum badges how were they made?

There was a recent topic on the one of the FB Slingerland drum pages about the different colors used on some Slingerland cloud badges. And how to restore them. In specific the early cloud badges. I...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 04-15-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By FFR428
Re: WTB: Camco Reproduction Badges

Few days ago I saw some NOS Camco badges on one of the Facebook drum selling pages. Don't remember the page or seller sorry. I've never seen any of those NOS for sale before. So if your on FB poke...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-15-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Swivo-Matic Collet Issue

Thank you Mark! Also need to thank you for all your time and advise you give here....myself included! Great members like yourself makes VDF the special place it is.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-14-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Swivo-Matic Collet Issue

That's great to hear Josh. Happy it was a easy fix!!
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-08-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By FFR428
Re: “BIG BLUE” @ CT Drum show 2018

Hi Wayne I sure hope so! I've missed the last few years. Fun times!
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-07-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By FFR428
Re: “BIG BLUE” @ CT Drum show 2018

That's cool. I've only seen the "before" version.
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-01-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By FFR428
Re: Slingerland Pre '62 PINK Duco??

Skewing in strainer is common to see with these sadly. The strainer body is only stamped brass. Not the best design. The sides start to bend inward due to improper tension (over tightened!). Not the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-31-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By FFR428
Re: transporting your vintage drums

Wow have not seen a wagon before. Just the good ol 4 doors. I used to wonder how so many old cabs were still running. Until I found out Checker was around until 82. :-)
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-31-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 653
Posted By FFR428
Re: Tribute Drum

What a cool drum! Such a nice tribute. Great job~!!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-31-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Swivo-Matic Collet Issue

Have you tried swapping a different collet to see if it's the same issue? Take a close look at the threaded post and see if 1 section is slightly bent out of place. I have had to bend these on...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-21-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 676
Posted By FFR428
Re: Dynasonic 7 line 6.5 purchase. There's a catch

Look at it very close with a mag glass or printers lupe (best way). Might make something out. You can document the process if serial can be seen and have the number re stamped in the tag. No harm no...
Forum: For Sale 03-18-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,023
Posted By FFR428
Re: Going Out Of Business Sale!!!

John very sorry to hear things are not going well. You or Bev need anything!.... let me know please! Your a great friend.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-18-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 402
Posted By FFR428
Re: Can Torrington B68 Be Used to Replace Brass Bushing

http://www.koyo.eu/en/news/289-koyo-koyo-torrington-needle-roller-bearings-brand-integration.html
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-17-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 774
Posted By FFR428
Re: Show us your favorite drumming intros !

Billy Cobham - Quadrant 4 - YouTube
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-16-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,675
Posted By FFR428
Re: New drum coming

Jeff very cool snare! congrats. Any interior pictures of the clamshell strainer? Interested to know if it works the same as the Slingerland version. Thx.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-16-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 317
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Swivomatic Pedal-1st Generation Screw

Tommy! Thank you for these pictures. Now I can see the screw has no relation to bearing. Was hard to tell in the other pictures. When I am able to get one of these it's good to know the screw is a...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:23 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2009 VSDwebdesign