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Forum: Vintage Drums 03-31-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 75,837
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Re: This is the Display Your Ludwig Drum Thread

Here is a large portion of my Ludwig snare drums.Top shelf is a mixture of sizes and ages.The sparkles are Pioneer snare drums from the 1960ís.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-19-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,123
Posted By gonedrums
Re: Wrap Fading 1964 Ludwig

Iím with Mike.The Novus polish is SAFE and effective.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-14-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,885
Posted By gonedrums
Re: I Have Two Kits

That Sparkling Red is a beautiful color,especially under stage lights.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-14-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,485
Posted By gonedrums
Re: Advice on Storing Vintage Ludwigs and Nuts and Bolts!

Drastic temperature changes like you mention are not good on the wood or wrap on vintage drums.Temp regulated storage would help these drums live on much longer.
Nick Hopkins,maybe?
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-10-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,794
Posted By gonedrums
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-10-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 32,514
Posted By gonedrums
Re: This is the Display Your Vistalite/Acrylic Drums Thread

I have a clear set and this one .Big Beat and it really is.They are great to look at and very powerful to play!
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-10-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 65,146
Posted By gonedrums
Re: This is the Display Your Slingerland Drums Thread

Oyster Pink Pearl......a bit unusual but this set is in excellent shape and sounds good too.
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-13-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,390
Posted By gonedrums
Re: Black Beauty.Ludwig or Leedy?

Well!That was GREAT!Got schooled again.I love the knowledge in this forum AND willingness to take the time to share it all.Of course,I was familiar with some of this info(probably 50 per cent or...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-12-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,381
Posted By gonedrums
Re: This is the Display Your Vintage Bass Pedal Thread

Here's one you don't see often.The Ajax set appears to be all there right down to original cymbals.As you can see this pedal is in excellent shape as is the whole set.Only problem is the wrap is a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-12-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,390
Posted By gonedrums
Black Beauty.Ludwig or Leedy?

I'm sure I will get many answers and opinions,but that's the idea.If money was not a problem(and it isn't because I have non),if the two drums are in the same condition and made at the same time...
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-12-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 920
Posted By gonedrums
Re: "bragging" page - vdf need one?

IF .........I ever get a steal of a deal,I will shout it everywhere.My wife and I laugh( kind of) that my business model is,buy high,sell low.My stock is not doing well,but my collection is still...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-19-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,219
Posted By gonedrums
Re: Finding Ludwig Bass Drum Heads

I think Jack Lawton has them!
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-20-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By gonedrums
Re: Ludwig tag

Ah!Pay attention to the details!Thanks to you all.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-19-2017, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By gonedrums
Re: Ludwig tag

Well!That's a fine pickle you've got me in.No doubt the decal/tag on mlayton's 1938 practice pad is the same as mine on a tambourine and wood block.Guess it's been around longer than I thought.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-18-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By gonedrums
Re: Ludwig tag

Thank you.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-18-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By gonedrums
Ludwig tag

Can someone tell me the timeline of this decal/tag?I have it on a tambourine and woodblock.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-10-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,808
Posted By gonedrums
Re: Update to Luddy Standard wrap buffing....

VERY NICE!I have a Red Strata set that is in need of a treatment like this.Again,great work!
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 06-25-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,564
Posted By gonedrums
Re: Late 70's Ludwig SS Clear Vistalite

I got this drum from an antique dealer friend of mine.He is very fluent in guitars and drums along with stereo equipment and cameras( other stuff too) and he hasn't seen any of these I his near 50...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 06-25-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,564
Posted By gonedrums
Late 70's Ludwig SS Clear Vistalite

6 1/2 x 14,late 1970's,Ludwig Super Sensitive,VISTALITE snare.Excellent condition!
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 06-25-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,319
Posted By gonedrums
1928 to 1932 Ludwig in Peacock Pearl

Ludwig catalogued PEACOCK PEARL from 1928-1932.This example still has reasonable color and is overall in excellent condition.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-25-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 39,664
Posted By gonedrums
Re: This is the Display Your Leedy Drums Thread

LameLameLameLameHmmmmNot really sure why I posted many pictures and comments on the same set!Didn't think I was losing it but this makes me wonder.Please excuse the duplication.Shall I post the pic...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-25-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,620
Posted By gonedrums
Re: 1953 Leedy & Ludwig Nite Club Outfit in Sparkling Blue Pearl

LOVE IT!Very gratifying to come upon a gem like this.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-25-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 75,837
Posted By gonedrums
Re: This is the Display Your Ludwig Drum Thread

My newest addition is a 1940 LUDWIG & LUDWIG,Black and Gold set.Not sure of the model.Might be the 11"Tom was an after purchase addition.This set was spray painted gold at some point in it's life!The...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 06-13-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,960
Posted By gonedrums
Re: 1960's Kent

Nice finish!Interesting on a steel shell.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-04-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 39,664
Posted By gonedrums
Re: This is the Display Your Leedy Drums Thread

This picture shows the bottom floor tom lugs better.The pic of my 1964 purchased set in another thread.Trying to figure out why my original had zephyr lugs on the bottom of the floor tom.
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