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Forum: Vintage Drums 05-27-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,221
Posted By lonecomic
Re: Slingerland bass drum pedals

I use to build them....It was KP.....

The aa and epic were ok...Just ok but when you consider that what the early guy played its amazing...

The speed king is better...But change the spring from...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-27-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,353
Posted By lonecomic
Re: Slingerland Eagle Snare. More info please!

Hi...I worked for Sling for 13 years...There is a guy Named Steve Maxwell that does that kind of thing. I always tell people the older the more and the beter the shape the better. Also the fewer out...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-11-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,190
Posted By lonecomic
Tao on Drum Tuning

Hello all:

I have 2 things here to talk about that I think most of you nmight want to know about.

There is a Dynamite New Company producing THE BRUSH that was used by Buddy Rich and Gene Krupa....
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-29-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,213
Posted By lonecomic
Pvc Drum

OK....Ive been helping you guys out with your Slingerland Drum Issues...Its payback time..

I am trying to make a PVC drum.. I do stand up and have an idea for a bit.
I dont care how little the...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 03-04-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,425
Posted By lonecomic
Grady Tate mystery cymbal

Back in 66 grady recorded an album with Quincy Jones called walking in space....I fell in love with the ride cymbal...

He came to a theater and had the cymbal with him....

Tom and Donny...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-04-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,425
Posted By lonecomic
Re: 50's Slingerland Tom Advice

NOPEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

The radio King drums were not a ply based shell....They were solid maple bent...The 50's began to fade in the 3 ply with rienforcing hoops...

Also...The lug...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-26-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,670
Posted By lonecomic
Re: Slingerland snare

E mail me directly And I will walk you through this....Its a simple fix...
lonecomic@yahoo.com
R Piccolo
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-26-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,297
Posted By lonecomic
Re: Question about Slingerlands from mid-70s

First of all yes....

To me the value of drums is percieved...To a car buff your drums have little value..So if they are in great shape and you runinto the right guy the skys the limit.
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-26-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,278
Posted By lonecomic
Re: Slingy Bass Drum Rods Question

yes special request.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-26-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,278
Posted By lonecomic
Re: Slingy Bass Drum Rods Question

YES if requested....4 1/4
Forum: For Sale 02-01-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,852
Posted By lonecomic
Re: Slingerland "Knotty Pine" floor tom.

They really never had a knotty pine....If I could see that "statement" I could Id the handwriting for you...Maybe....You probably cant wrap as you guys put it....The shell plus pearl wont allow the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-29-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,841
Posted By lonecomic
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-13-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,517
Posted By lonecomic
Re: help me please!

You mean swivelmatic? Yeah you needed to be sedated to adjust it..Falling Do....

Tough to find....Do you already have the holes in place on a drum?
If you buy one.....The critical thing is the...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-08-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,210
Posted By lonecomic
Re: Tape vs Glue for re-wraps

Regardless of drum, brand there is not pat answer....
Guys that want to make this easy are kidding themself...

For a plastic finish, a glue like elmer white is amazing stuff....We used that at...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-06-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,816
Posted By lonecomic
Wink Re: Slingerland Copper Protection

I would contact 3M.....they have an 800 number and are located in Minnisota
Before I did anything callllllll them...
NOW...Realize that all the copper sets had a clear finish on them...Once thats...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-06-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,439
Posted By lonecomic
Re: slingerland 12x15 field snare drum

I used the same stain on a book shelf....Excellent choice....Maple hoops would be great on the drum..
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-06-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 35,779
Posted By lonecomic
Red face Re: Camco Drums

Nick Cerolli with TJB
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-06-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 110,268
Posted By lonecomic
Re: tucking a calf head

Man this takes me back.....
BUT In the old Haskell Harr basic drum book I believe they show it...

There are a few ways to make you life easy doing this...

When we did them at slingerland we...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-05-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,667
Posted By lonecomic
Re: broken Slingerland Set-O-matic mount

Take the part off the drum....This is an easy fix...That nut was a special made thing...The chrome plated tt plates also had a clip too...

The strap nut might be able to be salvaged..If not....you...
Forum: For Sale 12-30-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,082
Posted By lonecomic
Re: 1963 Gene Krupa slingerland snare

If the drum is as clean as you say and from 63...Id ask 800.00 for it
Forum: For Sale 12-30-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,592
Posted By lonecomic
Buddy Rich / Gene Krupa Brushes

FOR ALL TO KNOW:

I have access to getting the exact brushes these great used....They are the exact thing right down to the brush assembly and balance...

They are not cheap but the feel is...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-30-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,224
Posted By lonecomic
Re: How cold can you store your drums???

I had 3 sets of slingerland drums stored in a attic of my old condo..basically they sat in cases and covers with 1 inch of plywood and shingles over them..
I live in Chicago......they say there for...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-30-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,288
Posted By lonecomic
Re: How to remove wrinkles on wrap?

This cannot be done......I knew Walt Johnson who was the prez for Pearl US when they just got introd here...

The pearl is cheaper then the better lines....The material got stretched out...
Even...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-29-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,540
Posted By lonecomic
Re: Evans Retro Screen equivalent

Im noot sure what sound you are going for...What is this head you are talking about? If I know I can make a suggestion to get you home.Walking
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-29-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,177
Posted By lonecomic
Re: I found this rare Radio King

I wish I could see the shell under the snare head....
The finish looks like the solid maple shell. as does the strainer
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