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Forum: General Drum Questions 12-25-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By FFR428
Re: Merry Christmas VDF!!

Merry Christmas VDF!! Blessings to all.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-07-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,387
Posted By FFR428
Re: Slingerland Cutaway Project

Thanks Josh. Hope the Grandson like them.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-06-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,387
Posted By FFR428
Re: Slingerland Cutaway Project

I have a 12-14-16 set of those in white. Doing a set for our Grandson with 24" bass 16" floor and a 15" concert tom in same wrap color. Will get some pics when it's finished. Only thing left is to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-12-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,877
Posted By FFR428
Re: Is Anyone Still Using This Forum?

I try to check in every few days too. Just busy right now at work. Which is good after months of only part time.
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-12-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,119
Posted By FFR428
Re: Good news, I dont have to sell my drums

Hi Jeff that's great news!! Hope you and family are doing well. I'm down to 2 sets. The WMP Rogers and Radio Kings. And a handful of snares. I'm good with this!! :D
Stay well Brother!!
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-22-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,157
Posted By FFR428
Re: Trouble With Tinnitus

Mine started about 5 years ago. Always around drums, loud cars and printing machines. To be honest mine mimicks a med to high pitch from a digital HP machine I ran for 7 years. Operator console was 2...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-26-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 12,067
Posted By FFR428
Re: DW Buys Slingerland Name

I'm happy they are coming back! Never should have gone away in the first place. I'm sure DW will do it right. And hope they have some replacement parts to offer as well!! Rogers Drum USA has been...
Forum: For Sale 11-26-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,844
Posted By FFR428
Re: 1959 Ludwig (Transition Badges) Kit & Ludwig B/O early 70s Super Sensitve

Good to see you back John. Wishing you all the best for recovery Brother! Dang man that's a lot of weight you lost!! Hope you pack a few pounds back on. Hit me up if you ever need anything.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 11-17-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,271
Posted By FFR428
Re: Radio King Snare Claws

Hey John!!! Ya sneakin in under the radar!! How the hell are ya Brother~! Hope things are better. Peace! Glenn.
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-12-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By FFR428
Re: E/drums?

Yes I do. We live in a townhouse. So there's always the noise factor with neighbors. Not the greatest option but lets me practice pretty much anytime. I use headphones with my music. I bought a...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-03-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,416
Posted By FFR428
Re: Slingerland snare project -- tips??

"P" is pearl covering. The drum was/is wrapped and has mahogany exterior ply in most cases,
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-27-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,335
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers powertone question

Yes legit. A much later offering I think under the Brooks May days. Or Yamaha. I don't know the later Rogers history well sorry!
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Forum: Vintage Drums 04-14-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,494
Posted By FFR428
Re: My drum photo archive is now avail for download

Works fine! Nice Buddy pictures thanks!
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-02-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,787
Posted By FFR428
Re: Purdie Shuffle info

Thanks Jeff great to hear!
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-24-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,787
Posted By FFR428
Re: Purdie Shuffle info

Hi Mick thanks for the update!
Forum: For Sale 03-02-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,798
Posted By FFR428
Re: some lucky dog is going to win this....

Mike, Steve Ellis is selling a very nice 16" in WMP on facebook. Like $500. Think he's in NJ.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-22-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,947
Posted By FFR428
Re: Zildjian 60's Heavy ride

I have a really heavy 60's 20" ride too. Great bell and tons of wash. Bell and ping sound a lot like my 70's 21" Rock 21. The Rock 21 has a lot less wash. The 20" gets a moongel most times to mute...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-18-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,582
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Fullerton, good or not?

Jeff congrats on the new Rogers score! I know you'll do them up just right! GREAT sounding drums!
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-18-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,039
Posted By FFR428
Re: 1939-41 SLINGERLAND 6.5 x 14 GENE KRUPA *SEA GREEN RADIO KING MODEL

I'm also shocked Mark let a Sea Green Pearl drum go! Such a beautiful color.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-18-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,039
Posted By FFR428
Re: 1939-41 SLINGERLAND 6.5 x 14 GENE KRUPA *SEA GREEN RADIO KING MODEL

Mike this sure is a beauty! Well both are! Congrats. Green with envy here!;)
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-16-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,549
Posted By FFR428
Re: Purdie Shuffle

I've been wondering how is is too. Good to see this thread and a hello back at ya John!
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-09-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,048
Posted By FFR428
Re: Buying advice: Slingerland Radio King

Sounds a bit high for this one. If you end game is to replace the incorrect parts and make it original you'll spend a good $400+ to make that happen. So then your $1000 into it at that point. For...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-28-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,504
Posted By FFR428
Re: Slingerland shell repair

Amazing work Jeff!
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-23-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By FFR428
Re: Which Rogers

The steel stick repair fix on B&B lugs is pretty solid. Mine have almost 4 years under constant tension with no changes or further cracking. I think they guy who came up with this fix has close to 10...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-11-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,827
Posted By FFR428
Re: Rogers Fullerton Green Label

I agree great work Mike!
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