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Forum: Vintage Drums 08-24-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 51
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Re: Where are all the Duco finishes?

The vintage duco group on Facebook shows lots of examples!
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-28-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,546
Posted By poppies
Re: 21th century surf drummers

I completely understand what you mean. I’m in an instro surf group, and though I use modern INDe toms and bass, I choose them specifically for the great vintage sound they generate with Aquarian...
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-16-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,463
Posted By poppies
Re: Age

I dunno, I think when many of us think “vintage drums” we’re thinking of a certain non-shifting period when the big four were making their classics. Maybe 1940s-1960s, with a stretch around the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-20-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,816
Posted By poppies
Re: There was a Modern Drummer Ad in 1978...

That is incredible. Seems like all drumming mysteries can be solved these days.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 02-25-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,139
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WMP Leedy & Ludwig Snare?

Hi all, is anyone willing to sell a WMP Leedy & Ludwig snare? I am of course hoping for great and original condition, and could probably do around $475 shipped for a New Era, or maybe a little less...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-16-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,986
Posted By poppies
Re: Walopus Drum Wraps

Reviews across various drum forums are decidedly mixed.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-07-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,964
Posted By poppies
Re: 1950s Cymbals with John Grey Kit

What a dream kit! Hit me up if you ever tire of it, haha!
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-22-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,215
Posted By poppies
Re: Canopus Jeff Hamilton flat base stands with 6 mm tilters-for small hole cymbals

These seem ideal if they’re not heavier or more costly than 1400 stands, but I doubt either is the case.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-19-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,886
Posted By poppies
Slingerland Black Beauty on eBay

Anyone notice the Slingy BB on the ‘Bay? Listed at $15k, wonder if it will sell?
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-26-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,302
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Knob Tension Mania

Does anyone else find it weird that there are currently 3 Leedy & Ludwig knob tension kits available online? I know they’re not absurdly rare, but I do find that fact rather odd since not a huge...
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-11-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,231
Posted By poppies
Re: Why Do Ludwig Drums Sound So Good

The classic Gretsch sound is more my bag, but I love Luddies a lot, too. You can’t really get that sound anywhere else, and it hits something deep in the soul, for sure!
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-07-2018, 01:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,473
Posted By poppies
Re: red drums in the attic.......

Haha! So... MIJ, right?
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-23-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,757
Posted By poppies
Re: Drum Companies and Their Worst Ideas

The funny thing is I know many rockabilly guys and devoted classic car enthusiasts, and they would NEVER use those drums because they would see them as inauthentic or try-hard. It totally makes me...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-15-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,234
Posted By poppies
Re: This is the Display Your Trixon Drums Thread

That’s pretty much the coolest Speedfire I’ve ever seen!
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-28-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,432
Posted By poppies
Percent of unmodified classic American kits left?

Based on your experience, of the 1950-1979 Ludwig, Gretsch, Slingerland and Rogers kits that are still playable today, what percent do you think remains unmodified? For purposes of this discussion,...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-27-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,263
Posted By poppies
Forum: For Sale 05-21-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,201
Posted By poppies
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-26-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,334
Posted By poppies
Re: 1920 Leedy Elite Engraved Snare

There’s just something about Elites, the lines are so nice. Congrats!
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-08-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,346
Posted By poppies
Re: Easy and inexpensive way to keep Supras from de-tuning-or any other drum

Some Rogers drums used to come standard with knurled locking nuts, see this pic:
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-29-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,135
Posted By poppies
Re: Favorite Bass Drum sound/recording?

I love Elvin’s bass drum on Andrew Hill’s Judgement!
Forum: For Sale 03-27-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,149
Posted By poppies
Re: 22" Zildjian Istanbul K Ride 2304g

I would highly recommend posting this on the Cymbalholic forum!
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-21-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 645
Posted By poppies
Forum: For Sale 03-18-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,116
Posted By poppies
Re: Going Out Of Business Sale!!!

Sorry to hear about this John, your manner of handling all this is really inspiring. If you happen to have any 20” hoops with inlays, you probably have a buyer in me.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-28-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By poppies
Re: Finally Finished Premier '58

That is stunning, congrats.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-13-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By poppies
Re: Cadillac Green, getting close!

Seems more spot on than some of Gretsch’s efforts!
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