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Forum: Vintage Drums 11-11-2022, 03:10 AM
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Forum: Vintage Drums 11-10-2022, 02:54 AM
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Re: C&C: how do they compare?

I'd like to think the drums I build sound and look good....
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-08-2022, 03:00 AM
Replies: 40
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Posted By latzanimal
Re: C&C: how do they compare?

Yep, taking money and not delivering. also, those "cool" wooden lugs breaking and again, no response or replacement from builder after claiming he would replace.
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-05-2022, 01:51 AM
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Posted By latzanimal
Re: C&C: how do they compare?

Thank you!

[QUOTE=O-Lugs;474893]And yes, I know lots of stories about builders making the most gorgeous shells from the most exotic woods imaginable. One guy I knew worked at the local music...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-04-2022, 01:57 AM
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Posted By latzanimal
Re: C&C: how do they compare?

Another thought...

Most drummers (excluding the fine people on this forum, of course) are just plain cheap...

I will give 2 examples... 1) A friend of mine was making a living playing full time...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-29-2022, 02:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 972
Posted By latzanimal
Re: C&C: how do they compare?

I will also add that I have no idea how much bill is still involved in the company, but as a builder, Bill has my respect... even if I don't like or want any of his current stuff
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-29-2022, 02:13 AM
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Posted By latzanimal
Re: C&C: how do they compare?

I know C&C are making their own shells and have their own molds.

As far as hardware, NOBODY in the US is making their own hardware as the OSHA crackdown on disposal of plating waste has made it...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-28-2022, 02:14 AM
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Views: 972
Posted By latzanimal
Re: C&C: how do they compare?

Bill Cardwell did work for ALL of the drum companies prior to starting C&C. All behind the scenes. A lot of the custom kits used by endorsers were worked on or built by Bill. I'm sure his 40 year...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 10-18-2022, 03:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By latzanimal
Re: Wanted: 8" shell...

Look who's back to stir the pot... Laughing H

Hope you are well
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-18-2022, 03:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,694
Posted By latzanimal
Re: Burying cymbals in dirt to make them sound better

Look who's back to stir the pot.....
Forum: Wanted to Buy 10-14-2022, 02:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By latzanimal
Re: Wanted: 8" shell...

Found one....
Forum: Wanted to Buy 10-06-2022, 02:05 AM
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Posted By latzanimal
Re: Wanted: 8" shell...

Thank you, but that shell looks to be 12" diameter. Looking for an 8" diameter...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 10-05-2022, 02:08 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By latzanimal
Wanted: 8" shell...

Almost any condition, color doesn't matter...

7" or deeper...

Adding on to the son's kit..

Thank you!
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-29-2022, 02:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,633
Posted By latzanimal
Re: Pearl export series deal

For $75, it was a steal....
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-24-2022, 01:19 AM
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Views: 611
Posted By latzanimal
Re: 2 Sheets of Professional Grade Drum Wrap Available

Is this 2 sheets for $120 or $120 per sheet?
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-16-2022, 01:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By latzanimal
Re: Best Clear Coat?

Here is my latest build with a brush on poly. Wet sanding is the key....

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Forum: General Drum Questions 07-14-2022, 02:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By latzanimal
Re: In Praise of idrum4fun(Mark)!

I'm in Mark's fanbase. He knows what he did. I'll leave it to him to spill....
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-23-2022, 01:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,871
Posted By latzanimal
Re: Tama Superstar lug help

For those of you robbing Imperialstar drums, I would be interested in any Midnight Blue shells leftover...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-06-2022, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By latzanimal
Re: Documentary Movie--Hired Gun

Never meet your heroes.... Laughing H
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-05-2022, 01:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By latzanimal
Re: Documentary Movie--Hired Gun

+2 its an eye opener...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-24-2022, 01:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,594
Posted By latzanimal
Re: Chicago Drum Show 2022

I haven't missed but a couple in 31 years...

Thinking of bringing a friend's collection to sell... Big Ludwig set and customs drums/snares
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-09-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By latzanimal
Re: More boom on a 20" bass drum?

My late 70's 6 ply 20" floor tom is 18" deep...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-25-2021, 02:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By latzanimal
Re: Removing Dents from COB Snare Drum Shell

Already had a curved head hammer.

However, if the curve is too small, you will run the risk of making it worse or over correcting.

Rubber mallets are fairly cheap, you could always cut, sand,...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-24-2021, 02:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By latzanimal
Re: Removing Dents from COB Snare Drum Shell

Rubber mallet from the inside against a hard surface. Have pounded out a few dents on a carpeted floor.

Remove all hardware first, of course
Forum: Wanted to Buy 11-02-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,240
Posted By latzanimal
Re: Looking for that snare you can't find? Might be able to help.

You should post a list.

You may have something I didn't know I needed or wanted...
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