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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-14-2014, 03:39 PM
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Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: So, I'm New & I'm Planning to do Something "Crazy"...

Keep on chippin! Looking forward to your progress...

I've been fooling with the idea of covering a 20" MIJ BD shell with some birch veneer, very thin stuff. I don't have a vacuum bag, wondering if...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-20-2014, 01:23 PM
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Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: So, I'm New & I'm Planning to do Something "Crazy"...

Oh hey - you tried something adventurous and imaginative, coulda worked and you'da been a hero! Leave it to the always frustrating inanimate *things* not to cooperate! :)

I'm one of those who...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-09-2014, 06:52 PM
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Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: So, I'm New & I'm Planning to do Something "Crazy"...

Fair enough. I wasn't thinking that way because I don't generally do that kind of rehab, but you're right.

I've been happy with the sound of the MIJ kits and drums I've had so far, and usually...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-09-2014, 01:12 PM
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Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: So, I'm New & I'm Planning to do Something "Crazy"...

Everyone's quiet cuz they're bummed out that you're going ahead with the inner ply...just kidding [but it could be true :)] Have to admit, for myself, it seems super-not-worth-it.

That said, the...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-04-2014, 01:00 AM
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Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: So, I'm New & I'm Planning to do Something "Crazy"...

How can you resist the ginger glitter? :)

I've done some touring in the past with Ludwig and Gretsch kits. When I got back into it the 60's imports seemed too cool to resist at the price. Now I'm...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-03-2014, 01:11 AM
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Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: So, I'm New & I'm Planning to do Something "Crazy"...

Agree with Jeff try to save as much hardware as possible. I'd ditch the 13" or cut it down to a "concert timbale" type thing.

Once you get the maple on the inside, you still have to cover that...
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