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Forum: Vintage Drums 05-10-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: Oyster Blue

That wrap is really not even close.

A shame, old "oyster" pearl wraps are beautiful.

I have a 1 ply Artist that's OPP. (pink)

The "second generation" oyster wraps were/are referred to as...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-18-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: Drum shop with the largest inventory of vintage drums.

Thanks for the info!

Yes, I know of the stores in Oregon.

I received a private message from a group member but I was unable to open it.
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-15-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Drumwhacker
Drum shop with the largest inventory of vintage drums.

I'm looking for recommendation's regarding drum shops that have, or can find vintage snare drums and kits.

I live in Selma Oregon and it's slim pickins' around here!

Looking for Radio King,...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-17-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: Keystone badge turns silver after cleaning?

Thanks for the info! Beautiful drum!

Seller says he found 3 marchers being sold by the Jr. High school he where to years ago, says he played them then! He bought all 3, one missing a badge.
...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-16-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Drumwhacker
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-15-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: Keystone badge turns silver after cleaning?

HmmI sent the link from Ebay.

Maybe not allowed on the forum?

You might try a search;

1963 Ludwig 1760 serial number 10x14 marching snare. COB rims.
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-15-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: Keystone badge turns silver after cleaning?

Hello! what caught my eye was the low serial number.

I have a pre serial marcher and the badge grommet is brown.

I chatted with the seller and he says the "silver" pic was due to the flash.
...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-11-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By Drumwhacker
Keystone badge turns silver after cleaning?

I'm looking at a drum for sale and the seller has posted pics of the badge that looks to be of a normal colored keystone badge. Then has a pic after he cleaned it.

Question: is there any way you...
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-23-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By Drumwhacker
Slingerland "festival" questions....

Hello all,

I've been researching when festivals were first produced in the '60's.

They first appeared the 1963 catalog.

These are the first 2 sentences in the description;...

"An...
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-23-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,473
Posted By Drumwhacker
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-23-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,542
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: My Story

I don't mind helping, it's not much but from the heart.

Good luck!
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-23-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,684
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: How Many Vintage Drums Do You Own?

Wow! Wonderful! Good luck with your future endeavor!
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-19-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,684
Posted By Drumwhacker
Talking Re: How Many Vintage Drums Do You Own?

Most of my snares are still in the boxes they came in.

I'm in the process of setting a room up as my "Snare Lair"!
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-18-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,684
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: How Many Vintage Drums Do You Own?

6 kits; 2 Sling, 1 Ludwig, 1 Trixon. 1 unknown MIJ and 1 Gretsch/Ludwig mix.

Misc, bass drums, toms stands, cymbals etc.

And at this point I don't know how many snares, I've been on a buying...
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-16-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,105
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: Low serial# Ludwig Pioneer, color question

I don't know what he heck is wrong with me, I'll pull a lug off and get back with everyone!FYI
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-16-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,105
Posted By Drumwhacker
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-16-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,105
Posted By Drumwhacker
Low serial# Ludwig Pioneer, color question

Hello!

I've found a cool Pioneer, I can't place the color, (probably my eyes!)

Stamp date Dec. 11 1963. A week newer than the one pictured on KCDrumDads fine book.

It's like a light...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-05-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,822
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: Slingerland snare project -- tips??

Nice!

I have the same drum and colors, 8 lug, /can you make out what year your drum is?
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-05-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,074
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: Dented Rogers Shell

I'm told any place that repairs saxophones, trumpets, tubas etc. can repair metal shells.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 04-05-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 807
Posted By Drumwhacker
Wanted; Slingerland 14 x 6.5 COB snare drum.

Prefer '60's but a '70's is ok. Any model, any number of lugs.

Thanks for your time!
Forum: For Sale 04-05-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,553
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: Slingerland Radio King COB Snare Drum-mid-60's

Hello

This thread is a few months old, do you still have the snare for sale?

Thanks
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-01-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: Slingerland COW drum question.

More great info thanks!
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-01-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By Drumwhacker
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-01-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By Drumwhacker
Slingerland COW drum question.

I keep seeing Slingerland drums referred to as "chrome over wood" drums, then I will see "chrome over maple" drums.

Is there both? Or are they all maple? If there is a difference, what other wood...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-08-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,806
Posted By Drumwhacker
Re: Ludwig "tri tone" wrap?

Are these common? Must have come with a full kit at some point. I checked gw, it's at $401, sounds like a lot to me.
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