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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums Today, 07:31 PM
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Posted By idrum4fun
Re: So Who Built My Kit?

Kenwood! Once again, some great drums! I have a "Recco" snare drum with identical hardware to you your drum. Smacks of being a Rogers clone! The internals of the strainer work the same way as the...
Forum: Vintage Drums Today, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 56
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Fibes Forte - finish identification

Jpg pictures are limited to 1000x1000 pixels and about 145k file size. Pictures from smart phones are just too big! You'll most likely need a photo program to help you out. I use Irfanview to crop my...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums Today, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 224
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: So Who Built My Kit?

Yes, it was a simpler time! Vintage 60's MIJ kits have been gaining in popularity, with many sellers asking very high prices. Most times, they don't sell. But every now and then, I'm really surprised...
Forum: General Drum Questions Today, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 65
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: PEARL Arm

You need to keep in mind that Pearl was always changing the cosmetics of their arms. As such, it is unlikely you will find an EXACT match. But, what hasn't changed is that their arms have always used...
Forum: Vintage Drums Today, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,841
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers Big R Era Dating Guide For Snares and Drums

Honestly, I didn't know this information existed until I posted my thread for a new member, asking about his Big R drums. Thanks Ploughman!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums Yesterday, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 224
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: So Who Built My Kit?

Kenwood! Excellent information and love your Norma kits!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums Yesterday, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 224
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: So Who Built My Kit?

JS!

I saw this drum on eBay and didn't bid, as I'm not collecting MIJ metal-shell snare drums. Still, for what it sold for, I would've liked to have it in my collection!

You can find a real...
Forum: Vintage Drums Yesterday, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By idrum4fun
Information on Rogers Drums

Hello VDF members! We have a new member, lucab, who lives in Italy and recently joined our forum. He was having a difficult time posting, but was able to send me a private message about his Big R...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums Yesterday, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 224
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: So Who Built My Kit?

Hi JS!

Your detective work enforces what many of us find to be true...there are always those drums out there that are really difficult to pin down the manufacturer! Looking back at the original...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-21-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Super Sensitive question

I just read your first post and it does appear that you are talking about Ludwig!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-21-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Super Sensitive question

Hello Rynow...and Welcome to the forum!

Yes, pictures will really help. Since you mention "super sensitive" and a "6 ply shell", are you talking about Ludwig? Again, we need more specifics...and...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 07-20-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: NOS Beater for 60’s Rogers Swivomatic

That's a tough order! You might try contacting Al Drew at (401) 769-3552. Al purchased the majority of Rogers parts and just might have one.

-Mark
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-19-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Cleaning calfskin heads

Mr. Clean strikes again! Your head really came out great!

-Mark
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-18-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 812
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Let's see your drum room!!

Wow! What a transformation! Great work, Dan!

-Mark
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 07-18-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: '67 Burgundy Sparkle Ludwigs

Fantastic! And they are still very, very, burgundy! What's wrapped around the center post of the tom holder?

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-18-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: 1932-34 SLINGERLAND 6.5 x 14 ROSE PEARL DuALL (AN AMAZING RESTORATION) LL

What a magnificent restoration! Those first 4 pictures really show how bad it was! I am simply amazed at the restoration skills that a select number of craftsmen possess! Bowing

Thanks for sharing...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-17-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Ludwig 1976 Red-Silver-Blue kit on eBay

Hoppy! Thanks for posting the picture showing the overlap seam.

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-17-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 34,556
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your MIJ Drums Thread

Excellent job on the restoration. Really looks great!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-17-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Gretsch 4105 Snare Strainer

Very ingenious! Congrats!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-17-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: If it weren't for the local pick-up only....

This offering is stirring up quite the buzz over at DFO. Check it out here.... https://www.drumforum.org/threads/anybody-got-85k-laying-around.164051/

I just don't have an extra $85K lying around!...
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-17-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Age

kdg! Well said!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-16-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Ludwig 1976 Red-Silver-Blue kit on eBay

Hi Zach!

I messaged TommyP about tompeter and that all his posts were linked to items on eBay. He made the call that this member needed to go and all posts were removed.

-Mark
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-16-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 337
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: MIJ Fans

Yes, I believe they are Majestic. I've got quite a few pictures of Majestic kits that have sold on eBay over the years. Pretty much all of them have the offset lugs! Here's one kit that is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-16-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By idrum4fun
Ludwig 1976 Red-Silver-Blue kit on eBay

For those of you who were following this topic, I'm posting it again...
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Forum: For Sale 07-16-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: 27 Piece Ludwig Kit

fearone,

Your previous post may have been removed because you must provide a price when listing in in the For Sale section.

-Mark
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