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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-28-2019, 02:39 PM
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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-22-2019, 04:40 PM
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Re: Metal polishing products?

Perfect! Thanks. I got a dremmel tool with small pads at harbor freight, I think the Ryobi wheels would be a way better product. I'll sure try them.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-22-2019, 04:37 PM
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Re: Metal polishing products?

Thanks for the info!
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-22-2019, 04:33 PM
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Re: 3 reinforcement rings?

Thanks for all the input! No problem DRUM69, I found mention online of early RK snare drums with 3 rings online, so there had to be a few somewhere.

Update, called her Tue. evening to set time for...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-19-2019, 04:27 PM
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Re: Metal polishing products?

Very nice! Thanks for the tip. I'll look for this product
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-18-2019, 11:12 PM
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Forum: General Drum Questions 11-18-2019, 06:46 PM
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Re: WFL snare weird shell construction

Learn something new every day!

I have an old WFL snare shell I recently got that I believe is a Buddy Rich Super Classic 14x5.5 It looks like there has been a few strainers popped on it in it's...
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-18-2019, 06:14 PM
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3 reinforcement rings?

Did any popular drum company make any wood snare shells, 14 x 6.5 8 lug with 3 maple reinforcement rings inside?

I've run an add looking for drums and have a lady that called with an "un marked'...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-18-2019, 05:00 PM
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Re: Wrap repair hack

Looks good!

Close enough for the girls I date.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-18-2019, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Drumwhacker
Metal polishing products?

Hello!

I have a 1970's Supra with the usual pitting, flaking. I have heard tinfoil and coca cola can clean it up nicely. Also, tin foil with baking soda and water.

What would be a good compound...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-20-2019, 08:20 PM
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Forum: General Drum Questions 10-20-2019, 08:18 PM
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Forum: General Drum Questions 10-20-2019, 08:09 PM
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Re: Ludwig blue/olive non serial # badge question.

Did you mean "1970's" Supraphonics as opposed to "1970"?

Good question.

I paid a pretty penny but I believe it was market.

Just got her yesterday! I can't believe the condition, very...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-11-2019, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: Was Lawrence Welk a "Harmony Pirate"?

I searched and searched, you probably don't have link for that info?

I contacted a very nice Lady who has worked for The Welks for 50 years.

She is the curater of a small museum in California...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-10-2019, 09:05 PM
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Views: 440
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Re: Ludwig trans. badge COB seam and grommet questions

I forgot to ask, does anyone have one of these era drums with these initials on the inside of the shell? You can see "A" and "R" ( I think)

I found this snare on Ebay with the same as mine....
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-10-2019, 08:53 PM
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Forum: General Drum Questions 10-10-2019, 08:46 PM
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Re: Ludwig trans. badge COB seam and grommet questions

Cool! That's what I'm thinking. My cob SS has these too.
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-10-2019, 08:43 PM
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Re: Ludwig trans. badge COB seam and grommet questions

Yes! Thanks. Wish I could find them more often!
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-10-2019, 08:41 PM
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Re: Ludwig trans. badge COB seam and grommet questions

I have a SS cob too, badge is gone and I need a part or two to put it back together.

From what I have read the SS was brought back into production in 1961. Mine has no plastic parts in the snare...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-10-2019, 08:27 PM
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Views: 440
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Re: Ludwig trans. badge COB seam and grommet questions

Here are some pics from the inside of my Super sensitive, I'm sure it is also cob. (no badge on drum) I want to do another thread on this one too with questions. It's been in my storage for decades....
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-10-2019, 08:18 PM
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Views: 440
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: Ludwig trans. badge COB seam and grommet questions

Yep I think it is. Here I go again to online Ludwig badge timelines!

The one I see says transition badge was 1958-59 with some
drums from the 60's having the badge also.

I have a link about...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-09-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 440
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: Ludwig trans. badge COB seam and grommet questions

Something tells me I found a pretty cool snare drum.Excited
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-09-2019, 09:49 PM
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Views: 1,500
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Re: Ludwig blue/olive non serial # badge question.

Yes, absolutely. This forum rocks. The more questions there are, the more I get interested.

I still have enough brain cells holding hands together to realize there are some very knowledgeable,...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-09-2019, 09:32 PM
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Views: 440
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Forum: General Drum Questions 10-09-2019, 09:28 PM
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