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Forum: General Drum Questions 02-12-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,684
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Dancing Barn

Ahh Yes of coarse !!
And in remembering a few details ... time well spent ;-)
Thanks for the insight O-Lugs !!
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-11-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,684
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Dancing Barn

Mark and grantro
Thanks for your comments on the pics !
Yes those were the days when I dreamed of fame fortune and lots of girlfriends ! lol
I sold that old white lacquer kit when I bought my new...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-31-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,147
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Oops! Caught by the Glitter of it All

Dan that's a great looking kit - enjoy ! I have a similar Cleveland kit I bought way back when from a Mom who wanted to get it out of her closet. The blue glass glitter sparkle looks just killer...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-25-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,133
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Slingerland "Modern Jazz” Outfit

A great looking kit in the perfect sizes IMO
I bet they sound killer - enjoy !
Doug
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-11-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,684
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Dancing Barn

Yes I've thought about that many times! I did buy a $20 cassette recorder in 1975 that I used on a few gigs to get some rather rough recordings.

In 2007 I bought a digital Zoom H2 recorder that I...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-08-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,684
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Dancing Barn

Hey Dan,
I love your barn - it's got a lot of character and should be good now for another hundred years ! Your Rogers BDP kit is just killer !

Your barn makes me homesick - I grew up in upstate...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-14-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,249
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Show Off Your Silver Sparkle

Just like Joe Morello's kit with an extra 16 ... beautiful !! I always wanted a kit like Joe played but like Mick says "You can't always get what you want"
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-03-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Is There A Doctor In The House

+1 with kdg
I'm not a doctor either but sure sounds like related to blood circulation restriction. Maybe you could get some improvement with a different throne ?
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-25-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,664
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Hello......Is This Thing Working?

I'm old school ... VDF works for me
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-22-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,661
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Got some Rodeo drums in the house

Mikey777

Making 1 good 4 piece kit makes a lot of sense to me. Add a decent set of heads and you've got a complete matching kit without having to scrounge any more hardware. Add all the left overs...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-01-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,358
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: It's all about keeping time!

Mark - Very cool ... I love it !

I think it would also look pretty cool in BDP :-)
Maybe with white clock hands for contrast ;-)
lol
Doug
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-20-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,241
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Look at This

Like the old saying goes if you want it done right ya gotta do it yourself !

I like UPS over FedEx. I've used them for the 25 items I've sold over the last 3 or 4 years thru Reverb. Cheaper than...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 08-01-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,278
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Old Swingstar shells

I think they look great !!
Nice job !
Doug
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-15-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,523
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Lowrider Snare Stand

Here's a better pic of the WFL snare stand I shortened up to allow me to use my 12X15 marcher as a FT.

I only cut a section off the bottom tube. I don't remember exactly how much but made some...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-13-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,445
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Rogers fans rejoice! It's a Holiday holiday!

I think they are a great find Mr. Toast with lots of character! A little TLC will make them your own.

+1 with Leedybdp !

I spent 5 years teaching drums back in the late 70s. I strongly...
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-10-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,523
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Lowrider Snare Stand

I cut down an old WFL snare stand so I could use a marcher as a floor tom without drilling holes for FT legs. It worked out ok.
Doug
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-04-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,491
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Different Gretsch round badge models?

It's gonna be a killer kit ... I like it !
Nice work !!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-30-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,100
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Alternate Wrap Material

Very Cool !! I like it.

Reminds me of the look of some of the expensive high-end snare drums of the 20s and 30s.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-24-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,186
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: !!! JP2Creations web site down

Leedybdp : You are certainly not alone. I'm also in downsize mode at 72.

I finally got to seriously thinking about it awhile back and asked myself " what are you going to do with all this music...
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-23-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,609
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: How many of you are still friends with old bandmates?

Most are long lost but a select few remain very special friends ... priceless.

A true story if I may :

Guitar player Brian and I had played together in a respectable local upstate NY band in...
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-22-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,410
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Buffalo Drum Center

I bought a 1967 Ludwig Super Sensitive snare drum (ebay) from the Buffalo Drum Outlet 2 or 3 years ago. I talked with the owner (Paul Musilli) on the phone about the drum - nice guy. Was very happy...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-10-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,604
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Is Anyone Still Using This Forum?

I don't post much but I follow and like VDF
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-09-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,456
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Celebrating 14 years on VDF!

Congrats Mark !
Enjoy your posts - always so knowledgeable and positive.
VDF is lucky to have your participation.
Doug
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-03-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,750
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Happy 79th Birthday, Charlie

When I think of Charlie I think of the Jimmy H song lyric -

"so sing on singer and play on drummer ... till the end of time "

Charlie Watts .... too cool for school .... rock on buddy !!
Forum: Wanted to Buy 05-22-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,245
Posted By Drum Doug
Re: Floor tom cradle

FYI - Something to maybe consider.
Doesn't have a "classic" look but worked nicely for me without having to drill holes in the marcher to mount FT leg brackets. I modified an old WFL snare stand by...
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