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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-27-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By tpick
Re: Japanese Tension Rods

I refinished them. The wrap was in terrible condition when I bought them. It wasnít glued down, so after I removed the wrap all they needed was a light sanding before staining. Attached is what...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-27-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 424
Posted By tpick
Re: Japanese Tension Rods

Thanks everyone for the help. I received the tension rods and they are the right size.
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-25-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By tpick
Re: Cold Garage Storage

Yes they are in Protection Racket padded cases. Frequency between gigs will typically be 3-4 weeks. Iím thinking it might be best just to take the extra five minutes and a few more trips down the...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-23-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By tpick
Cold Garage Storage

Wondering what peopleís experience has been with leaving drums in a cold (Michigan) garage between gigs in the winter? Iím not concerned about damage to the shells themselves (itís a modern Ludwig...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-20-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 424
Posted By tpick
Re: Japanese Tension Rods

Thanks so much Mark, I just bought the ones that you sent the link to from ebay. I'll let you know if they're right once they arrive.

I did check the metric sizes at the hardware store, 5mm...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-20-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 424
Posted By tpick
Japanese Tension Rods

Iím trying to figure out the thread size for some tension rods from a 60ís Star floor tom. I went to my local Ace hardware but couldnít find anything that fit. I need to order some and would...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-01-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By tpick
Re: anyone want free jpeg's of drum related pics?

I would definitely be interested. Thanks.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-27-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By tpick
Re: Restoring a PAINTED Ludwig Super Classic set

Erik,

If youríre going to use a stripping compound I would first try it behind a lug, so if it does cause damage itís in an area that wonít be seen. I had to leave the stuff I used on for 24...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-27-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By tpick
Re: Restoring a PAINTED Ludwig Super Classic set

My son recently did this to a kit by sanding the paint. You could use heavier grit until the WMP starts to show, then finer grit. You’ll need to use Novus polish once all the paint is off to...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-21-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By tpick
1/4 x 20 Wing Screws

Restoring an old Japanese floor tom and the leg mounts are missing the screws to hold the legs. I thought they would be metric, but theyíre 1/4 x 20. They would need to be at least 3/4Ē long,...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-06-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By tpick
Re: Ludwig Standard Bronze Strata In-lay

I was also missing one inlay with a Gold strata set. I removed the inlay that I had and scanned it in sections so the seams would be hidden under the claws, then printed on some good paper on a...
Forum: For Sale 08-19-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By tpick
Forum: For Sale 08-16-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By tpick
Re: PDP Popcorn Snare

This drum has been sold.
Forum: For Sale 07-26-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By tpick
Re: PDP Popcorn Snare

Price dropped to $50 shipped.
Forum: For Sale 07-26-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By tpick
Re: Ludwig B/O Supraphonic Snare Drum

Price dropped to $225 shipped.
Forum: For Sale 07-26-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By tpick
Re: Homemade Acrylic Snare

Price dropped to $225 shipped.
Forum: For Sale 07-26-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By tpick
Re: Apollo Concert Toms

Price dropped to $50 shipped.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 07-23-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By tpick
Re: 60's Japanese Floor Tom

Thanks, PM sent.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 07-22-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By tpick
60's Japanese Floor Tom

Looking for a Japanese made floor tom from the 60's, either "Star" brand, or with lugs similar (photo attached). Either 14" or 16". Wrap is unimportant, as I plan to remove the wrap and stain it...
Forum: For Sale 07-08-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By tpick
Homemade Acrylic Snare

Homemade 6" x 15" acrylic snare, 8 lug - Got the shell from a drum show, bought some acrylic drill bits, added the Lugwig hardware. $225 shipped

Please let me know if you want any additional...
Forum: For Sale 07-08-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By tpick
PDP Popcorn Snare

PDP 805 Series 5 1/2" x 10" Popcorn snare - In decent shape, extra holes above the mount. $50 shipped

Please let me know if you want any additional pictures or have other questions.
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Forum: For Sale 07-08-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By tpick
Remo Piccolo Snare Drum

Remo 3" x 14" Piccolo snare - I picked this one up at a garage sale, still in pretty good shape. The wrap does have a couple of spots where the color is slightly different. I tried to get pictures...
Forum: For Sale 07-08-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By tpick
Ludwig B/O Supraphonic Snare Drum

Time to clear out some snare drums that aren't getting any use.

**Please note - the stand that you see was only for taking the pictures, and is not included with the snare**

B/O Badge...
Forum: For Sale 07-08-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By tpick
Apollo Concert Toms

8" and 10" Apollo concert toms with stand.

When I got these drums they had been painted black inside, and had a bad re-wrap job. I removed the wrap and applied a walnut veneer. They have...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-25-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By tpick
Re: No Name Japanese Drums

Thanks for the info!
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