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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-16-2022, 10:23 PM
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Posted By Kenwood
Re: who made this MIJ stencil kit any ideas Help

Yes Hoshino Kougyou built for sure
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-08-2022, 12:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,688
Posted By Kenwood
Re: MIJ Snare: $750 YIKES!

Hello green glass drum, I think the big"A" badge used by Star was simply a big "A" and nothing more. Some say it is short for Apollo but Star already had a fully spelled "Apollo" badge during the...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-08-2022, 12:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Rare MIJ Finish

Hello Retrosonic, Yes the Sakae built Noble kit in black/purple diamond pearl is one of the rarest birds in my flock. In fact I think that photo you posted is one of the original seller's pics As I...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-04-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By Kenwood
Cool Re: Rare MIJ Finish

Hello Mark, My apologies for such a long delay in my response
and Thank You most appreciatively for the kind words as to the display.
should you ever find that you would be visiting us here back...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-26-2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Rare MIJ Finish

Thanks very kindly Chromeo, I have been collecting these little kits for about ten years give or take Along the way about six years ago I responded to an ad for a hodge podge of mij drum shells...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-26-2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Circa 1969 Dixie "Rock" 3 piece.

Wow!! that is a rare bird teverson-sr the 24" bass
and never saw the Dixie Rock badges before
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-26-2022, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Rare MIJ Finish

Those are Awesome Chromeo
They appear to be Sakae made
Yes I agree finding the floor tom could be tough.
I devoted a whole top shelf for 2 and 3 pc kits minus of the floor toms
They display...
Forum: For Sale 05-10-2022, 11:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,898
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Slingerland 16x16 Pink sparkle floor tom

Glad you saw this Rich and oh hell yes to that coffee
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-10-2022, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Kenwood
Re: New MIJ Kit questions

The split wooden hoop for the Hoshino Kougyou built bass drum can easily be repaired with some wood glue and a clamp or two. A very interesting badge on the Pearl made snare I have seen the brand...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-02-2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,275
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Show us your Satin Flame drums

Thank You kindly DionneDrummer, I have been at it for a while now. Here are two seller's pics of my white satin flame "Black Jacks" by Star, missing only the bass drum inlays. These blue flame...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-01-2022, 11:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,275
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Show us your Satin Flame drums

One authentic Gretsch round badge kit one jelly bean group with an authentic Sonor tear drop bass drum surrounded by Star made Sonor tear drop knock off drums and a few 100% Japanese made kits
Forum: For Sale 05-01-2022, 11:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,898
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Slingerland 16x16 Pink sparkle floor tom

Bob I am so glad too. Rich has passed along a ton of gear to me, he has found super deals for me online went and picked the deals up for me, paid for them and stored them until I made it by his area....
Forum: For Sale 05-01-2022, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,898
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Slingerland 16x16 Pink sparkle floor tom

Hello slingerfan, the drum is a 16" Ideally Rich was hoping for a 14" but over the six long years no pink sparklers in any size materialized so this 16" will still be a suitable addition to his other...
Forum: For Sale 05-01-2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,898
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Slingerland 16x16 Pink sparkle floor tom

Bob I was thinking somewhere near six
Forum: For Sale 05-01-2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,898
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Slingerland 16x16 Pink sparkle floor tom

The drum went to the best home possible. It will complete for all intents and purposes (with some fading expected) an early sixties 3-pc kit 20"12"w one piece Radio King snare drum, that were all...
Forum: For Sale 02-27-2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,143
Posted By Kenwood
Re: MIJ Club Date Blue Sparkle 12/14/20/14 SD

WOW!!!............Those look incredible and are certainly better than new with all that Ludwig hardware added, You sure have a magic touch to your restorations GREAT JOB!!!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-27-2022, 01:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,262
Posted By Kenwood
Re: any idea what Make are these MIJ Drums ??

This is the distressed Pearl kit I mentioned having
the fading is so advanced the wood can be seen under the lighter areas of the wrap
The tiger's eye Zim Gar snare by Sakae came with them.

The...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-23-2022, 11:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,262
Posted By Kenwood
Re: any idea what Make are these MIJ Drums ??

They do look Star built all the way ...but I have never run into a Star kit that color I have seen a Pearl kit that color and actually have a distressed shell pack with an advanced fade but mine is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-08-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,733
Posted By Kenwood
Re: This One Might Draw Some Interest

I know this seller and I fondled those drums just last Tuesday
I bought a scarred up, Gretsch round badge shell pack, in avocado satin flame from him (pictured)
And while there he showed me the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-06-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,962
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Where is everyone?

Thanks grantro,
I would enjoy something like that for sure,
But I felt that participating on existing threads would be more well received,
which brings me back to those darned crickets.
I...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-06-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,962
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Where is everyone?

Thanks again Dan, My wife is interested in finding a property in New Hampshire
to retire to .Ideally on a lake or stream. while my vision ideally would include a large barn rather the lake or...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-06-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Ludwig bass drum i d help

Wow that is a beautiful bass drum. The pencil date seems about right.
that is interesting as to what it's original intended use was
Most marchers would not have the classic t-rods
and the badge...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-01-2021, 01:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,962
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Where is everyone?

Thank You kindly Dan,
There is nothing that would please me more than a public display for the drums.
The existing display is seldom viewed due to it's inaccessibility.
which has always been the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-30-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,962
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Where is everyone?

I love posting to VDF and drum forum
I log in several times daily to both
but I have noticed quite often that I am the last one to post a comment for several days and sometimes even longer....
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-22-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,356
Posted By Kenwood
Re: who made these Bollero drums ?

I would say late sixties on them
and I sure agree that the Star and Pearl versions of Slingerland cloned lugs
especially the bass drum lugs are hard to tell apart
if memory serves even the hole...
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