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Forum: General Drum Questions 04-15-2022, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By salty 1322
Re: There Comes a Time

Sounds like O-Lugs is a very literate, honest and wise man. Thank you for sharing, sir. The time will eventually arrive for all of us. Like you say O-Lugs, "Embrace the transition."
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Forum: General Drum Questions 03-30-2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,865
Posted By salty 1322
Re: How I celebrated my 68th birthday!

Mark,
I don't know what to say. All I can tell you is that my eyes are now misty and I'm feeling terrible. For a bodybuilder/weight lifter, I'm not very tough. Please, do whatever it takes to...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-27-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By salty 1322
Star , Model 8256

Hey, guys,
I have a vintage Star snare drum, model 8256 which I am cleaning up a bit. It has an adjustable butt plate, cool strainer and an internal damper! It is really easy to tune! Much...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-21-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,865
Posted By salty 1322
Re: How I celebrated my 68th birthday!

Jeez!!! I just realized it, Mark, my wife's birthday was on the sixteenth too! I did remember, but that was a few days ago! My old brain is slowing down with every passing day!
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Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-21-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By salty 1322
Re: WTB throw-off for Star snare drum

Hey,John!
Your strainer is on its way! Don't worry about shipping. My pleasure, sir!
Brian
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-21-2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,865
Posted By salty 1322
Re: How I celebrated my 68th birthday!

I'm so glad to hear that you're okay, Mark! You are a real inspiration on our forum. You are always so generous with your time and efforts to help fellow-members! Everything you do is done in a...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-20-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By salty 1322
Re: WTB throw-off for Star snare drum

Mark is SO right! People who are in the "drumming community" should strive to help out their fellow members, not take advantage of them! There have been a couple in the past from this forum who were...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-17-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,246
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Radio Back in the Day!

Amen to that, brother! I am truly sickened by synthesizers, electronic percussion and whatever it's called when singers try to prove their worth by attempting to hit every conceivable note possible...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-04-2022, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,246
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Radio Back in the Day!

Thanks for the stories, guys! I really enjoyed the reading! Looks like I'm not the only dinosaur in the group.
Brian
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-03-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,358
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Well I did it champagne for

Robyn says it all! Can't wait to see pics!
Brian
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-24-2022, 06:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,246
Posted By salty 1322
Radio Back in the Day!

As a kid growing up in the sixties, music was a great influence in my life. We had a small country station where I grew up in Welland, Ontario, but that just didn't cut it for a young rocker!...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-21-2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By salty 1322
Re: One word: "Plastics"

I have a couple of Arbiter toms which I purchased years ago. I simply wanted to experiment. I believe they are made from PVC which, according to a bit of googling, are a type of plastic. I'm...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-10-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,843
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Best Head for Brushes?

Excellent tip! Thank you, pgm554! I've never tried these heads.
Brian
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-10-2022, 07:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,843
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Best Head for Brushes?

I know exactly where you are, sir! Ahh, the good old days! We used to love "skipping the ditch" back then! I think the primary reason was that we could drink at eighteen! Here it was twenty-one. I...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-09-2022, 03:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,843
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Best Head for Brushes?

Thank you very much for the tip! Niagara Falls is only about a thirty minute drive from here! I'm trying a Remo Fiberskyn right now. Yesterday, it was a Coated Ambassador. I'm constantly...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-09-2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,570
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Gorgeous Kent drum kit (shell pack) on ebay

Thank you for the clarification. I should have read more closely.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-09-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,570
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Gorgeous Kent drum kit (shell pack) on ebay

Years ago, I was visiting a drum shop in Buffalo, New York when someone brought in a set of Kent drums he wanted to sell. The owner was very eager to purchase them! To my untrained eye, they looked...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-02-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Bonzo

Amen to that jaghog.
Brian
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-28-2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Are They Vintage?

Amazing work! I've learned SO much! Thank you!
Brian
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-27-2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Are They Vintage?

With Mark all the way, Josh!
Brian
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-21-2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By salty 1322
Re: New Movie In The Works

Thank you, my friend for the kind words. I can only hope that you hold a seat on the Academy Awards Board of Nominees! This may be my year afterall despite my shortcomings! Did I just say...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-19-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By salty 1322
Re: New Movie In The Works

Hey, leedybdp!
I would be perfect for that role!!! I am young, very handsome and extremely talented in the world of the great bard! Hey, wait a minute. I've been drinking quite a bit. I am old,...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-05-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Marching Head on Regular Snare Drum?

Thanks for the input guys. I haven't given up the idea, but I'm trying to find a good marching batter head for under a hundred bucks! That's too steep for someone who isn't even playing now. I love...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-03-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By salty 1322
Marching Head on Regular Snare Drum?

Hey, guys,
I'm just experimenting. Has anyone tried a Remo Black Max batter head on a regular rock'n'roll snare drum (Ludwig late 70's Supra)? I have read a few reviews and a lot of drummers...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-03-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By salty 1322
Re: Something Different!!

That is truly an amazing kit, Rod! I have no idea how it might sound, but I can appreciate the work that went into creating this unique instrument!
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