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Forum: Vintage Drums 11-18-2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By Tommyp
Re: VDF's Drum History Section: Why Hasn't It Been Updated?

… and much of what you wrote here is WHY I stopped sharing a lot of my BR collection featuring actual pics from negatives NEVER SEEN PRIOR in print. Every time I did that, the image was lifted and I...
Forum: Issues With New Theme 11-10-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By Tommyp
Re: What's next - input

Ya … but I can still EDIT! So … be kind, and wary!

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-05-2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 972
Posted By Tommyp
Re: C&C: how do they compare?

O-Lugs!
You were not being singled out! There were many in different threads. I do apologize if you thought I meant you specifically ... 'twas not the case! With that said, I know what's happening...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-05-2022, 05:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 972
Posted By Tommyp
Re: C&C: how do they compare?

Guys!
Just a friendly reminder from the VDF management team ... PLEASE ... use the pic attachment system when adding pics to your posts. When you embed the pic file into the text box, the pics are...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-12-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Sticky: Scammers
Views: 1,493
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Scammers

I believe that would be a fine idea!, and had considered it too. I shall make it so! 😎

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-12-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Sticky: Scammers
Views: 1,493
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Scammers

THANKS to ALL that posted up about the scam tactics .. and .. for posting membership names. They have ALL been BANNED/DELETED from the forum. By all means please do post up any others you may find...
Forum: For Sale 09-12-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Scammers messaging me on this forum!

frankliinpeach1!

THANK YOU for posting the members names that you have come across regarding blatant scam tactics. They have ALL been BANNED/DELETED. Please DO post up any others that you might...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-07-2022, 05:25 AM
Replies: 14
Sticky: Scammers
Views: 1,493
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Scammers

Yes … I have received a few PM’s on this issue. We are looking into it. If actual memberships/accounts were created, they will be banned/deleted. Let me know if any others pop up. THANKS for the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-04-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,645
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Drum Brand Preferences

Guys, guys, guys!
Can we possibly spin the temp dial BACK a bit here?! It's not that big a deal ... talking about the origin of the word PEARL I mean. Sheesh. With that said ..,

... leedybdp: We...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-21-2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By Tommyp
Test post / Test post

Just checking posting function as well as edit function in different categories …

Tommyp
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-21-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By Tommyp
Test post / Test post

Just testing here ... need to see if posting is okay as well as EDITS! EDITING to check function and Save!

Tommyp

Testing this as well.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-15-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Aaaaaaaand...we're back!

... and I agree with this! I don't think this particular software/program will support that though? But, I'm going to look into it. Stay tuned!

Tommyp
Forum: Issues With New Theme 06-22-2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,666
Posted By Tommyp
Attention all members! Please read!

Hello!, and welcome back to all! ... as now,

... you should all be able to access the VDF once again. I just want to take a quick minute and BRIEFLY tell you what happened:

The server company...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-22-2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,021
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Welcome back...What happened?

… already done, plus much more! This was a MAJOR issue, and all on the server company’s end. We had to go BEYOND them to get this straightened out .. but .. as I am now typing this, that is a GREAT...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-15-2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,726
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Fibes Crystalite snare hoop questions.

… and THIS, is even nicer! What a beauty!, and the lug swap was killer. Put the drum right over the top. Had I seen that for sale, I would have grabbed it! The Fibes/Corder SFT throw and butt on that...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-15-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,726
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Fibes Crystalite snare hoop questions.

That is VERY cool Mark! I will tell you .. after actually seeing the throw/butt .. Cannon used the Corder SFT throw/butt. Very similar to the original Fibes, with the main departure being the throw...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-15-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,726
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Fibes Crystalite snare hoop questions.

pgm554!
Did you change out the SFT system? .. or .. did you acquire the drum as shown? Just curious! I think the SFT throw/butt is what makes that drum very cool/unusual as it was offered back when....
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-15-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,726
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Fibes Crystalite snare hoop questions.

Mark!
This is a bit of revelation then! Very interesting!, as it more than suggests that the drum Arthur Press is playing in the actual Fibes ad, is NOT a Fibes made/model at all! All it has that is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-13-2022, 05:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,726
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Fibes Crystalite snare hoop questions.

Ya … those don’t appear to be the Fibes diamond shaped lug, which was their standard manufacture. Unless I’m missing something in that pic? Those almost look like Pearl lugs .. kind of .. to me....
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-08-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,726
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Fibes Crystalite snare hoop questions.

Yeah .. unfortunately .. we have ALL been there to some degree on a purchase. Still ... I'd say an easy 6 incher! ... meaning ... looks KILLER from 6" and back. No one would even really see the micro...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-05-2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,726
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Fibes Crystalite snare hoop questions.

Forgot all about Arthur Press! .. and .. non standard Fibes lugs. Those would stick out immediately if you saw them. Still haven’t ever seen one “in the flesh” personally. Don’t know that I ever...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-04-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,726
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Fibes Crystalite snare hoop questions.

4MoreYearsOhNo!

This is all you will probably find/see regarding the Fibes Concert/Orchestral snare drum WITH the Spiraltone snares/wires. As mentioned, in all my years of buying, selling, and...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-23-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,726
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Fibes Crystalite snare hoop questions.

[QUOTE=pgm554;472527] Probably in some church basement.


🤔 ….. 😎👍🏻😎
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-22-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,726
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Fibes Crystalite snare hoop questions.

leedybdp/Howie

THANKS for the reply on the FiVel set! No worries on remembering ... I know how that can go too!, and especially so going back to 2013. Those were indeed beauties though!

pgm554...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-22-2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,726
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Fibes Crystalie snare hoop questions.

pgm554/leedybdp

The more I thought about it, I remembered that I bought a then NEW Fibes SFT690/COF back in 1973! I knew I had pics of this drum .. and .. here you go! That bottom hoop design was...
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