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Forum: For Sale 11-19-2015, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Walberg & Auge Book is Complete and Available for purchase!

UPDATE!! Walberg & Auge book available on Amazon with Free Kindle Download! (Free Kindle App for Most devices)

Full Color: Walberg & Auge: The History and Future of America's Most Innovative and...
Forum: For Sale 11-18-2015, 12:42 PM
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Posted By Walberg and Auge
Walberg & Auge Book is Complete and Available for purchase!

The Walberg & Auge Book is complete and available for purchase!
Forward by Award-Winning Drummer, Author, Educator… Daniel Glass!
396 pages consisting of:
• W&A Historical Content and Innovation...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-26-2015, 09:58 AM
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Views: 1,285
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Walberg & Auge Patents

Hi Everyone,
We've added a 'Patents' page to the Walberg and Auge website.
So far,we found 11 patents... and there are more... if you know of any please let me know. Thanks!
...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-29-2015, 12:30 AM
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Views: 3,775
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: 1930's W&A - Big Blue

Added Big Blue to the W&A Vintage Venue page.
http://www.walbergandauge.com/w-a-vintage-venue

Thanks again for John for all your efforts in bring this beautiful and historic drum set back to its...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-28-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,775
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: 1930's W&A - Big Blue

Absolutely! Any chance you can send me the high res versions?
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-28-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,775
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: 1930's W&A - Big Blue

So majestic and stunning!! What a treasure! This IS one of the most RARE drum sets in American drum history. Thank you so much for restoring this great monument of American drum innovation and...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-26-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 124,065
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Vintage W&A Kit Restoration

Whoa!!! There she is!! You knocked it out of the park! Tremendous job!! That tom configuration was way ahead of its time! ... And the bass drum head... What a nice touch! I'll get the bass drum decal...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-26-2015, 01:41 PM
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Views: 9,952
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Anyone knowledgeable on Walberg & Auge?

Great stuff everyone!
As for the Pronunciation of Auge. I got confirmation of this from a W&A employee that worked directly with Clarence Walberg in the mid to late 60's: 'Auge' has a French...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-24-2015, 08:16 PM
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Views: 124,065
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Vintage W&A Kit Restoration

Just awesome!!! The true fruit of the labor of any drum restoration project is being able to play them! Enjoy and swing for the fences! ��
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-20-2015, 09:21 AM
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Views: 124,065
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Vintage W&A Kit Restoration

Really enjoy watching the progress!! Look forward to adding pics of the kit to the 'W&A Vintage Venue' page on the W&A website. I just added a some pics on the W&A home page of George Bernard (the...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-09-2015, 05:19 PM
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Views: 124,065
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Vintage W&A Kit Restoration

Awesome!!
Anthony is the man!! He handles all my vintage W&A resto projects I'm not equipped to handle. (Trueing bearing edges, rewraps, etc)

Too bad about the claw... I thought that would be a...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-09-2015, 04:44 PM
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Views: 124,065
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Vintage W&A Kit Restoration

Love seeing the updates!! This is a VERY special and rare W&A kit... Once complete... lets talk about setting up a photo shoot for the W&A book!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-24-2014, 04:07 PM
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Views: 124,065
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Vintage W&A Kit Restoration

Ah nice! It's a stick holder alright! Very neat!!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-24-2014, 12:03 PM
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Views: 124,065
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Vintage W&A Kit Restoration

Merry Christmas Eve Everyone!
OK... The hihat stand was made by W&A. It appears to be built before the 502 model. It's probably W&A's first version of the hihat! Very cool! Definitely early -mid...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-23-2014, 10:28 PM
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Views: 124,065
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Vintage W&A Kit Restoration

Glad to help out! Ah yes... I think a threaded claw from a marching snare would work. Remove the threaded part and you should be good to go. I'll keep that on my radar too.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-23-2014, 09:23 PM
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Views: 124,065
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Vintage W&A Kit Restoration

Those are definitely salvageable! A talented welder/braiser (sp?) should be able to fix the one on the right. The left one can be repaired using a vintage Gretsch or W&A t-rod. W&A made them for...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-23-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 124,065
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Vintage W&A Kit Restoration

Happy to provide any info I can! I'm not going anywhere... this has been one of most historical W&A threads ever!! :)

Your set was made in the mid-late 30'- early 40's... no later because W&A...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-23-2014, 05:27 PM
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Views: 124,065
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Vintage W&A Kit Restoration

My pleasure! O.. I forgot to mention the info about the tone controls.
The tone controls on the snare and toms were also made by W&A.
The felt tacked to the bass drum shell was not W&A's doing....
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-23-2014, 02:55 PM
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Views: 124,065
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Vintage W&A Kit Restoration

Here is a few pages from a 1940's W&A catalog that details many components of your set.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-23-2014, 02:38 PM
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Views: 124,065
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Vintage W&A Kit Restoration

Wow... talk about being late to the party... I wish I saw this sooner.
This is Jeremy Esposito, the proud new owner of Walberg and Auge.

Purdie Shuffle, you landed yourself a treasure! I've only...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-23-2014, 01:56 PM
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Views: 848
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-23-2014, 12:19 PM
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Views: 848
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Vintage Walberg and Auge Hardware Identification 101

Here is how you can identify a vintage W&A stand. Notice how the ear mounts are pressed out from the outer collar mount. If it has the ear mounts... it's W&A.
Let us know what you have for W&A...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-17-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Re: Walberg and Auge goes on tour with the J. Geils Band!!

Thanks so much for the support!! Here are some nice high-res pics from the show!
http://www.seethemuzic.com/j-geils-band-at-the-fillmore/
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-15-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Walberg and Auge goes on tour with the J. Geils Band!!

Walberg and Auge and drummer extraordinaire "Thomas Arey" go on tour with the J. Geils Band!! JGB will be sharing the stage with Bob Seger.

We are VERY excited about this! W&A finally gets its...
Forum: For Sale 09-16-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,022
Posted By Walberg and Auge
Walberg and Auge Brass Shell Snare Drums

W&A introduces the "Black and Brass Magnificence" line of brass shell snare drums! Stunning in sound and looks!
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