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Forum: Vintage Drums 09-02-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Tommyp
Re: BR and Vox

Mark/Dan!

THANKS as always for the kind words Mark! I have oft thought about doing just that .. but .. I believe that window has closed. I SHOULD have jumped on doing that years ago. I will add...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-30-2021, 03:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Tommyp
Re: BR and Vox

THANKS Dudley! 😎👍🏻😎

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-29-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Tommyp
Re: BR and Vox

Hey Dan!
Very well researched facts and known info today! That is correct! Buddy stayed with Trixon/VOX for a mere 6 months in 1967, and then went to ... Fibes! There was no official endorsement...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-01-2021, 03:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,115
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Anyone remember the Gretsch Birdland kit that was discovered....

... and CUT! That's a wrap! And another fine historical drum mystery is in the can!, er archives. This one has had it's depths fully plumbed, with the drums being located, and decorum .. to a degree...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-09-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,829
Posted By Tommyp
Re: I was bored and i had shells lying around

If the upload failed, you will most probably have to resize them for this site. It's just the way the/our software is configured. "Clean out" some pixels and try again! Hopefully they will go!
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Forum: General Drum Questions 05-06-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,062
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Account Suspended - Had Me Worried!!

🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣!!!!!

Tommyp
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-05-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,062
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Account Suspended - Had Me Worried!!

Ya ... still working on that glitch. Sometimes it takes a bit to sort it all out. Working on it!

Tommyp
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-05-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,062
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Account Suspended - Had Me Worried!!

Grantro!
The entire site was attacked by a bot ... so ... not just you! Should be fine now, although our IT guy is still tweaking some glitches. Keep checking back!

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

Well, I will say that is one heck of a beard he's got there! Pretty impressive!😎✌🏻😁

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

THANKS Jeff! ... and glad you enjoyed! 😎

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-12-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

... and you do remember correctly! That was indeed part of their marketing approach. Thing is .. and I think you may agree here .. that was 50 some odd years ago, plus! My point being, there just...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-12-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

... and Allen Blaemire was correct too! Fiberglass is indeed, fiberglass! Of course there can and will be some difference from shell to shell/drum to drum in the aural arena, as that's the nature of...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-12-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

[QUOTE=Dan Boucher;467373]Looking forward to "another story". But for now, how is the inside of the fiberglass snare drum finished? The outside, obviously, is very smooth and must have been the part...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-11-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

Dan!
There is no doubt in my mind, both from researching this stuff for decades, and owning/playing all the snare drums we are talking about here .. the Rogers COB Dynasonic, and the Fibes...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-10-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

Believe it or not, that happened in mid 1965 into 1966! The snare drum in question was PRE Fibes in that the company wasn’t actually named Fibes yet. The company was called G&M Custom which stood for...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-08-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

[QUOTE=idrum4fun;467339]Speaking of the "Buddy Rich Swingin' New Big Band" album cover, here it is being proudly displayed in my "Buddy Tribute" frame. My girlfriend put it together for me. The BR...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-08-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

Dave/Mark!
Tough crowd ... tough crowd! I get no respect, none at all! 🤣

THANK YOU kindly Dave! They are indeed beauties. The drums are 1965's, and that's with the rare for then 14X24. I have had...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-08-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

Dan!
You mean these? ... 😎✌😎

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-08-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,660
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Big Swing Face Album

Dan!
The short answer is yes!... Buddy was still with Rogers when this was recorded. It was February/March of 67 I believe. That said, 1967 was a transitional year for BR drum wise. By the summer...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-29-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By Tommyp
Re: finally Dave Weckl on a real drum set! :)

Dan!
Yup! I have a personal Dave Weckl story back when he was at the U of B, and it involves my being asked to sub for him! That is absolutely true! The story is an interesting one for sure, and one...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-28-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By Tommyp
Re: finally Dawe Weckl on a real drum set! :)

Ya! ... Dave is Dave of course .. smooth/excellent .. but those Slingerland's sound incredible! LOVED this! 😎

Tommyp
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-21-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,228
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Can't access this website most of the time

THANKS Mark! ... and you beat me to it!

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-12-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By Tommyp
Re: BR "flat-base" cymbal stand on eBay

Hey Mark!
... and he is ALL of that!, and then some! Buddy NEVER used Slingerland flat base cymbal stands .. and these aren't even those! .. and when he DID use flat base stands, they were...
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-21-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Looks Like Our Forum Is Back!!

Grantro!
Yes indeed! Had to do a total data base clean and re boot ... twice! David contacted the powers that be to do a server clean/re boot too. Should be good to go!

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-17-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Buddy Rich Slingerland Snare

Mark!
THANK YOU kindly! .. and .. whereas I am here every day keeping things neat and tidy, I rarely comment, but ... Buddy will do it every time! <smile>

Slingerfan!
You are correct on that!...
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