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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-14-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By pgm554
Re: Re-wrap Seams (Use glue or tape?)

Be wary of contact cement.
Used some on chrome Mylar and it melted the wrap.
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-10-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 706
Posted By pgm554
Re: Serious Hearing Loss

I do IT for a life science investors group and a couple of years ago they had a presenter pitching investors for a treatment to protect from hearing loss after being exposed to very loud noises....
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-04-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 706
Posted By pgm554
Re: Serious Hearing Loss

Here's the advice the doctors gave Pete Townsend about his hearing loss,either start wearing ear plugs or learn to read lips.
Forum: For Sale 05-20-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,485
Posted By pgm554
Re: For Sale: Ludwig Acrolite w' Imperial Lugs

Curious as to why the Blacro's go so cheap.
Saw one at GC a while back for the same price.
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-23-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By pgm554
Re: Friend wants to build me a solid Mahogany snare drum. We need guidance....

Try emailing this guy
http://toddalanplummer.com/
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By pgm554
Re: COW Dynasonic???

Everybody was doing COW marching drums back then,(Slingerland,Ludwig)so it wouldn't surprise me.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By pgm554
Re: COW Dynasonic???

Back in the day I would say yes.
Just wonder if they made them with a gut snare option.
Looking at your picts ,it does appear to be gut.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,369
Posted By pgm554
Re: Big Swing Face Album

>well, I was on board the whole way!, until he changed out the throw!

check out his Dynasonic retrofit

The Franken Snare - Rogers Dynasonic - - YouTube
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-12-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,369
Posted By pgm554
Re: Big Swing Face Album

If I remember the marketing of their drums ,one of the points they made was the consistency of fiberglass over wood shelled drums .(along with the tensile strength of steel).

The antique copper...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-12-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,369
Posted By pgm554
Re: Big Swing Face Album

Actually one of things I've noticed is that some of their snares varied widely in sound.
Some more mellow

Fibes snare drum antiqued brass - YouTube

And some more crisp and piercing.

FIBES...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-10-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,369
Posted By pgm554
Re: Big Swing Face Album

Curious as to what point he was disguising his Fibes snare as a Rogers?
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-24-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,036
Posted By pgm554
Re: Can't access this website most of the time

If you are still having issues ,check this out:
https://www.howtogeek.com/164981/how-to-switch-to-opendns-or-google-dns-to-speed-up-web-browsing/
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-24-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,036
Posted By pgm554
Re: Can't access this website most of the time

Unless you buy a static IP from your ISP ,you generally won't get a true public static IP.

If you are coming off an inhouse router ,it may work,but the problem is if you connect to another wi fi...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-16-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By pgm554
Re: Drum shop with the largest inventory of vintage drums.

I would look at Drummers Tradition in San Raphael.

The last time I was in ,the manager was kind of a dick,but nice selection otherwise.

http://adrummerstradition.com/

The Starving Musician...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-15-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 733
Posted By pgm554
Re: BS&T, Colomby and Rogers

Looks like a pink ripple pearl wrap.

Gelb Music in Redwood City has a new set in the same color for about $3700 without matching snare if any of you are interested in one.
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-13-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By pgm554
Re: New Scam

Ebay makes it a pain in the butt to report sellers misrepresenting merchandise.
Bought some snare hoops that are being advertised as die cast and they are just stamped steel hoops.
No where on the...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-11-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,036
Posted By pgm554
Re: Can't access this website most of the time

Sounds like your carrier has a DNS problem or they could be filtering a non https compliant site with a firewall policy and it's timing out.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-04-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By pgm554
Re: Premier Table...

You got a wife?
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-26-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By pgm554
Re: Snare Wires for Tama Artwood 8x14

One of THE top underrated snares out there.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-24-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By pgm554
Re: Snare Wires for Tama Artwood 8x14

Lot's of folks bastardize free floaters with the shorter snares because the longer ones are too sensitive.
To each their own.
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-23-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By pgm554
Re: Dynasonic head suggestions

Why not see if you can buy a new Rogers logo head from Big Bang distribution?

As for experimentation.I used a Remo M 5 Diplomat on this Dyna.
...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-21-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,036
Posted By pgm554
Re: Can't access this website most of the time

Try clearing the browser cache.
https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en
If that doesn't work ,try another browser.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 02-12-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By pgm554
Re: Knurl adjustment knob for Mapex needed

Hats off the the folks at Mapex .
They are sending me a replacement for free .
Forum: Wanted to Buy 02-11-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By pgm554
Knurl adjustment knob for Mapex needed

Bought a steel hammered piccolo Mapex 3.5 x13 that was missing adjustment knob.
Anybody know where to source.
Waiting on call from Mapex ,but you never know.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-07-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 39,677
Posted By pgm554
Re: Record Covers with (vintage) Drums on!

I remember the Downbeat interview about that and he said he couldn't control the angle that the photographer used.
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