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Forum: Vintage Drums 05-02-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By longjohn
Re: My Newest Slingerland Acquisition!

Are you keeping a register on Slingerland #'s.. ?

Mark, super clean that drum.. best that I have seen,

Cheers

John
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-20-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By longjohn
Re: Help with shipping from India.

That's horrible.... Hope it gets sorted,, should be worth the hassle....

( I have the original from '84 ).. an amazing drum, so very versatile..

Cheers

John
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-29-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By longjohn
Re: finally Dave Weckl on a real drum set! :)

Thanks for posting.. Great clip

John
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-29-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By longjohn
Re: New slingerland??

Yes, Nice, I grabbed one too,

John Ollis had a large number of NOS for sale a couple of years back,

Cheers
John
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 03-25-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,454
Posted By longjohn
Re: 1920s Leedy in Black Onyx

Very Nice,,,

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 03-20-2021, 02:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By longjohn
Re: Unstamped Hi-Hat Cymbals

Edges don't look so good... may have been turned down to remove some nicks? ... That would account for a little undersize... from a distance they look Zildjian(ish) to me,,, how do they sound ?
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-09-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland denim question

Group,,, "The Swingin' Blue Jeans" too..

Mid 70's, I remember there was a set in a Sydney Drum store display,
They had sat there for around 12 months... Up close they sure had collected a lot of...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-09-2021, 05:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland denim question

Yes it's an incomplete butt plate.... The kit is a "Super Rock" kit, Model 51N, & mid 70's is correct. Probably will need to spend around at least 250.00 for the missing parts .. they each will show...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-07-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By longjohn
Re: I was bored and i had shells lying around

Nice work...

You just need a decal for the bd.... "aRiapollo"

Cheers
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-07-2021, 02:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By longjohn
Re: Premier Table...

Yes beer works well down here in our hot summers , Have enjoyed a few nice "moreish" Colorado Reds though in the US,... but heading into Autumn here now, so it's almost "Canadian Club" time..
...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-05-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By longjohn
Re: Premier Table...

No Chance.. Coffee Break2,,

(Poor old Fosters.. Rarely see it on the shelves these days... at least in OZ, far too many great designer ales that are still owned by Australian companies).

John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-05-2021, 02:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By longjohn
Re: Premier Table...

Yes, but she's busy mowing the lawn & chopping wood at present...Laughing HLaughing HLaughing HLaughing H

Cheers..
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-04-2021, 02:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By longjohn
Re: Premier Table...

[QUOTE=jda;466761]mahogany or Birch are your choices ( the rings were beech)

I'd leave it alone

they returned to Birch in 1976.
with those leg brackets 1976 and Birch makes sense.
If it's...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-04-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By longjohn
Re: Premier Table...

Yes... I needed another table like a hole in the head:rolleyes:... I definitely will be it's saviour from a mundane past decade or so... Thanks for the info & links.. First thing will be strip it...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-03-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By longjohn
Premier Table...

I could not resist this "18" table/project?. I paid only 30 $Au (which is less than a decent bottle of red). Not sure of the year, apart from the odd pair of sticks I have never owned Premier...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-22-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By longjohn
Re: Snare Wires for Tama Artwood 8x14

I have the Rosewood 6 1/2... Same Mech... just using a pearl 12400 snare with longer straps.. Sounds beautiful..

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-18-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,921
Posted By longjohn
Re: Pearl fiberglass kit

Thanks

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-06-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,921
Posted By longjohn
Re: Pearl fiberglass kit

Is that a Wood-Fibreglass Kit ? can't tell from the pics..

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-23-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,247
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland Push Buttons

First thing ...are you sure that they are the correct diameter legs??

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-22-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,247
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland Push Buttons

While you have them apart... check for any burring around the hole of the angle piece... run a round file around the inside of the hole. Burring there affects the bite... they will slip, especially...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-22-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,939
Posted By longjohn
Re: Need A Kit

Nice work Robyn...

Glad you are still wiggly.. Cheers
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-09-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,939
Posted By longjohn
Re: Need A Kit

Very generous offers from you three gents.... Good men...

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-31-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By longjohn
Re: Happy New Year Everyone!

Happy New Year to all,

and please Stay Safe guys, we are not bulletproof..

Cheers

John
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-24-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By longjohn
Re: Merry Christmas VDF!!

Merry Christmas VDF...
Yes hoping for a better new year too... a week ago it was looking good... Now half of our city is in lockdown....

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-15-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,554
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland Cutaway Project

Nice work with the paint job... Very impressive...

Cheers
John
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