Vintage Drum Forum the best vintage drum forum on the Internet - Vintage Drum History - Vintage Drum Questions

Go Back   Vintage Drum Forum > Restoring Vintage Drums

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 05-24-2017, 09:21 PM
Cam Cam is offline
Advanced Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 192
Default Re: Beater Mod

Quote:
Originally Posted by DownTownFarmer View Post
Thanks Lynn!

I was browsing the NASCAR site, and this [pic 1] got me thinking about using these RC wheels [pic 2] as BD beaters. Probably kind of expensive and who knows how they'd perform re-purposed as beaters but it sure would look neat!

Mitch
Sort of like the Danmar skateboard wheel beaters?
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 05-25-2017, 01:24 PM
DownTownFarmer DownTownFarmer is offline
Vintage Drum Guru
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 1,873
Default Re: Beater Mod

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cam View Post
Sort of like the Danmar skateboard wheel beaters?
Very much like that yes...now that I google searched it.

Mitch
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 05-25-2017, 03:13 PM
OddBall OddBall is offline
Vintage Drum Guru
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Boston MA.
Posts: 5,014
Default Re: Beater Mod

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cam View Post
Sort of like the Danmar skateboard wheel beaters?

I used a golf ball once.
__________________
It`s a drum,.....Hit It !!

.....76/#XK9207 Phonic Sound Machine D454/D-505 snares !i
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 05-26-2017, 12:58 AM
DownTownFarmer DownTownFarmer is offline
Vintage Drum Guru
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 1,873
Default Re: Beater Mod

Quote:
Originally Posted by OddBall View Post
I used a golf ball once.
Fore on the floor nyuk nyuk
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 06-11-2017, 07:47 AM
Starship Krupa Starship Krupa is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 374
Default Re: Beater Mod

I tried the Superball beater thing several years ago when I was first getting into playing drums and tinkering. I love the "dollar store drummer" thing. I still have a sticky hands damper on my snare along with the moon gels.

I seem to always go back to felt or felt-faced beaters, so the OP's classy red striped one is a thing that I may try.
__________________
-Erik
______
Early '70's Slingerland New Rock #50 in blue agate (20-16-13-12)
Late '50's WFL Swingster/Barrett Deems in black/gold Duco
'70's Slingerland Gene Krupa Sound King COB
'76 Ludwig Supraphonic
early '70's Ludwig Acrolite
'80's Ludwig Rocker II 6 1/2" snare
Rogers Supreme Big "R" hi hat
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 06-11-2017, 12:35 PM
DownTownFarmer DownTownFarmer is offline
Vintage Drum Guru
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 1,873
Default Re: Beater Mod

Quote:
Originally Posted by Starship Krupa View Post
I tried the Superball beater thing several years ago when I was first getting into playing drums and tinkering. I love the "dollar store drummer" thing. I still have a sticky hands damper on my snare along with the moon gels.

I seem to always go back to felt or felt-faced beaters, so the OP's classy red striped one is a thing that I may try.
It is kinda classy isn't it? Thanks!

I was using one of the "multi-beaters" with two "faces", one hard plastic the other felt. It was nice and light and worked well with the Emad batter. But I had a hankering for the classic coated heads with felt strip, and that setup calls for a classic felt batter I think. So part of it was wanting that sound [and not having the felt beater I wanted] and part was looking down and seeing that classy beater.

I'm a sucker for aesthetics, not proud of the fact.

Mitch
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 06-13-2017, 04:04 AM
Starship Krupa Starship Krupa is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 374
Default Re: Beater Mod

Quote:
Originally Posted by DownTownFarmer View Post
It is kinda classy isn't it? Thanks!

<snip>

I'm a sucker for aesthetics, not proud of the fact.
I think being into vintage drums means being a sucker for aesthetics!
__________________
-Erik
______
Early '70's Slingerland New Rock #50 in blue agate (20-16-13-12)
Late '50's WFL Swingster/Barrett Deems in black/gold Duco
'70's Slingerland Gene Krupa Sound King COB
'76 Ludwig Supraphonic
early '70's Ludwig Acrolite
'80's Ludwig Rocker II 6 1/2" snare
Rogers Supreme Big "R" hi hat
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 06-20-2017, 12:58 AM
DownTownFarmer DownTownFarmer is offline
Vintage Drum Guru
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Toronto Canada
Posts: 1,873
Default Re: Beater Mod

Quote:
Originally Posted by Starship Krupa View Post
I think being into vintage drums means being a sucker for aesthetics!
I think you're correct!

Mitch
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:41 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2009 VSDwebdesign