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Forum: Wanted to Buy 02-03-2021, 03:29 PM
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Posted By radioking
Knobby Gold clip 1927 BB Deluxe

Hello
I have a 1927 BB Deluxe with knobby Gold
Looking for rim clips .. lugs
Thanks
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-13-2021, 11:30 PM
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Posted By radioking
Ludwig Deluxe rim clips & lugs

Hello
I need a few brass rim clips for my 1927 Ludwig Deluxe .
Let me know if you have any parts:)
Rich
Forum: For Sale 01-12-2021, 09:30 AM
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Views: 466
Posted By radioking
FlexBeater Bass Drum Beater

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133296Hi All,
I invented a flexible bass drum beater because of a knee problem I had a few years ago. It ended up helping a lot of people so I am bringing it to market. There are...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-11-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 133,816
Posted By radioking
Re: How Do You Restore A Speed King

Yes but just skip to where it applies to you. One thing I didnt realize is you can pop the pins out to remove the axil but be sure to MARK WITH A LINE THE POSITION OF THE AXIL AND THE BEATER...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-10-2020, 02:15 PM
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Views: 133,816
Posted By radioking
Re: How Do You Restore A Speed King

Hi Magnus
I found a great vid on youtube that shows how to fix our problem.
Im going to try it. It seems we have to completely remove the axis to bend the columns back in place..
here is the link...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-10-2020, 07:58 AM
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Views: 133,816
Posted By radioking
Re: How Do You Restore A Speed King

Assuming youíre on a level surface, looks like its about 6 degrees off.
Its possible that the piston in the shaft is turned and doesnt allow the axil to go all the way in. Try unscrewing the...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-09-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 133,816
Posted By radioking
Re: How Do You Restore A Speed King

Same thing happened to me. I think what happened was when they were trying to fix the pedal they bent the posts to get the axil out from the bearings ...
Some one suggested I heat it up and pull...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-31-2019, 12:34 PM
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Views: 934
Posted By radioking
Black Beauty Deluxe Parts

Hey All!
Looking for the brass clips for my BB deluxe circa 1920ís
Let me know
Forum: For Sale 03-31-2019, 12:30 PM
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Views: 2,421
Posted By radioking
Re: Selling off my collection.

Im looking for clips for a 1920ís bb deluxe?
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-19-2017, 01:42 PM
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Views: 2,865
Posted By radioking
Re: Black Beauty Deluxe Cleaning

Okay will do later today or tomorrow
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-18-2017, 05:56 AM
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Posted By radioking
Re: Black Beauty Deluxe Cleaning

Did the soap and warer cleaning with gentle wash and the drum really looks good .
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-15-2017, 12:43 PM
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Posted By radioking
Re: Black Beauty Deluxe Cleaning

Makes sense ..Thanks
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-14-2017, 08:43 PM
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Views: 2,865
Posted By radioking
Re: Black Beauty Deluxe Cleaning

Good idea's .. made me laugh too..
Wd-40 is not your fav.. I have the lithium greese will try it out ..
What does the alcohol do? Removes the greasey film?
Okay Ill send some pics when I get...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-14-2017, 08:18 PM
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Views: 2,865
Posted By radioking
Re: Black Beauty Deluxe Cleaning

Im ordering new parts (lugs claws rods ecr) to swap out so I can play this baby ..
Im mostly looking to have people chime in on what is used for just cleaning . Im going with soap and water .. Im...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-14-2017, 03:37 AM
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Views: 2,865
Posted By radioking
Smile Black Beauty Deluxe Cleaning

Hello
Just got this old gal in my hands..
Its a barn find, very dirty.. I didnt find it but the seller got it at an estate sale and it shared a drum case with a fury friend. The original drummer...
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-11-2017, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,009
Posted By radioking
Re: Here's a find

Will do ! Thanks
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-10-2017, 02:52 PM
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Views: 2,009
Posted By radioking
Re: Here's a find

Hey I got the drum! Came safe and sound . Two of the clips essentially blew up when
I touched them.. they most likely were fracture and broke during the shipping. Took the calf skin head off or...
Forum: For Sale 06-09-2017, 08:37 PM
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Views: 1,414
Posted By radioking
Re: Ludwig & Ludwig 14x4 De Luxe "Black Beauty"

Can you tell me if there is such anthing as a brass engraved de luxe or if its brass that mean someone stripped the black off?
Just picked up a bb but the black, like yours, is gone ..
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-02-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,009
Posted By radioking
Re: Here's a find

Here is Steve Maxwell playing his bb. Man he sounds great .
https://youtu.be/XdbEpUffvYs
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-02-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,009
Posted By radioking
Re: Here's a find

Drum manufacturing like denstistry has come along way . I will
Def post pics of the process.
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-02-2017, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,009
Posted By radioking
Re: Here's a find

Thanksfor the feedback . I dont want to ruin it so im going to be very careful with the cleanup . Iwant to play this drum . Gotta here it ! Ive. Ever seen snares like that .. I hear they are super...
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-01-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,009
Posted By radioking
Here's a find

Hello to all my fellow drum buds . Its been a while .
I came across this on eBay and couldnt believe it .
The header says brass snare from the 30's but doesnt it look more like a black beauty from...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-17-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,291
Posted By radioking
Re: cool 70's ludwig vistalite octoplus set

Hey Mitch
I usually upload to iCloud and give a link but had password issues .
I'll do that if anyone wants to see more pics of this set ...
Huge set ! i remember sitting behind these ginormous...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-17-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,291
Posted By radioking
Re: cool 70's ludwig vistalite octoplus set

I'll try to put more pics up . For some reason I could only post one pic
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-13-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,291
Posted By radioking
cool 70's ludwig vistalite octoplus set

Hey All
I found this cool 1970's12 pc ludwig vistalitalite set.. check out the rainbow candy stripe.. these would look incredible on stage with the right lighting..
I found them at Gordons lasalle...
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