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Forum: For Sale 05-24-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,545
Posted By jfl317
Re: FOR SALE: '60's Slingerland Sound King COB 5x14

Hard to believe no one has jumped on this...love mine!
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-28-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,669
Posted By jfl317
Re: '64-'66 mixed Silver Sparkle Ludwig kit

Great find for that price, and like the others said, don't worry about the age difference, those are great drums!
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-19-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By jfl317
Re: Presentation

Someone was asking about the Hikari brand the other day...this is now the second time I have ever heard of them! :) Nice sets!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-17-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,868
Posted By jfl317
Re: Here we go.... Show us your restored/ re-wraped drums

They have some really cool wraps! He sent me a sample for a project, but I ended up going in a different direction with, (they don't do vintage-y sparkles) but I would highly recommend them. Their...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-17-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By jfl317
Re: Need help identifying this ludwig set!

...and free phone apps that resize pics are abundant! :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By jfl317
Re: Selling Shipping Vintage Slingerland Drum Kit

There is also a thread on here by someone saving a lot shipping via Greyhound Bus if both parties have a bus station relatively nearby...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-13-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,177
Posted By jfl317
Re: I did a test of 5 different ways to remove yellowing from a WMP wrap . . .

Great post, thank you for documenting it so thoroughly! I have a slightly yellowed Pioneer snare that I tried one application of PlastiX and then one with Novus 2, but that's as far as I got with...
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-11-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,382
Posted By jfl317
Re: Drummers that also are lead vocal.

He's just another failed actor-turned-drummer...tried his hand at it in "Hard Day's Night", but nothing came of it and turned to the drums as a second career... ;)
Forum: Web Site Update 04-11-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,414
Posted By jfl317
Re: April 10, 2017 - Server Back Up

Thank you for the update and for all you do for us!
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-10-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,996
Posted By jfl317
Re: "leecountymusic" on ebay is multiplying!

I had "watched" a few of their auctions in the past, but I soon learned that I can (and have) gotten things at a much more fair price from guys here or on the FB groups for Ludwig or Slingerland...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-10-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By jfl317
Re: Not Your Typical Zoomatic Question

Hmm, interesting. I did not realize I was supposed to remove the old washer (it wasn't cracked or anything, just loose) I just added a new flat washer and a lug spring on top of the old washer. ...
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-10-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,382
Posted By jfl317
Re: Drummers that also are lead vocal.

Kelly Keaggy from Night Ranger...but who is that guy from Genesis posted earlier? :p
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-06-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By jfl317
Re: Why is the Zoomatic hated ? Can internals be modded? How to fix a bad one?

I recently scored a Slingerland GK with a messed up Zoomatic. Thanks to that repair link that John posted above, I just added a spring to it, and it works wonderfully now!
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-06-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,928
Posted By jfl317
Re: You lucky american drummers !

Yeah, but you guys got Leonard Cohen, Oscar Peterson, and Poutine... :)
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-06-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 558
Posted By jfl317
Re: Premier/slingerland restoration opportunity

I can't tell much from the small picture, but if that's a COB Slingerland snare hiding back there (USUALLY identified by 3 lines running around the middle circumference of the shell, thats a good...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-31-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,935
Posted By jfl317
Re: Hardware Thread Repair Video

Thanks for posting the vid, I had always heard about this, but never tried it!
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-27-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,034
Posted By jfl317
Re: For You Classical Drum Lovers

I'm not sure those are Beethoven size shells...didn't he use a 26" bass? :p

REALLY cool vid!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-27-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By jfl317
Re: So this happened today...(Slingy content)

I'm really liking it, but want to put some new heads on it, and maybe some Puresound snares. The snare side head in particular is stretched from here to Terre Haute, and I had to really crank it...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-27-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,654
Posted By jfl317
Re: Need a set of Red Sparkle inlays for 20 inch bass drum hoops.

had a chance to run home at lunch, just in case you are interested in what the sparkle tape looks like on a hoop...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-27-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,654
Posted By jfl317
Re: Need a set of Red Sparkle inlays for 20 inch bass drum hoops.

I used the silver glitter tape from Joann (a store similar to Hobby Lobby or Michaels if you have any of these in your area) on my Ludwig hoop, and it is very close. The flakes are a little smaller...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-27-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By jfl317
Re: So this happened today...(Slingy content)

And this is what she ended up looking like...not too bad for a 51-ish year old lady! :)
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-27-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,075
Posted By jfl317
Re: Ludwig Rocker paint and decal disaster!

Looks great, but I agree you might want to put some type of protectant coating on it. Afraid that any little bump, scrape, or gouge is going to show forever. but if you are going for that dinged...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-25-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By jfl317
Re: So this happened today...(Slingy content)

I've no idea, but if its covered in chrome on one side, I can't imagine much difference in sound just removing the coating from the inside? Not going to test the theory with this one though! :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-24-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,531
Posted By jfl317
Re: What the heck are these?

The "rack" toms appear to at least be...DD cup...

(sorry...I didn't want to, but it was just too easy...) :p
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-24-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,685
Posted By jfl317
Re: External Bass Drum Muffler vs Felt Strip

I agree, EMAD user here too, and love it, nothing on the front head. I have no experience with the clamp-style external muffler, but I would think that it would be easy to adjust to the sound you...
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