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Forum: Vintage Drums 07-30-2022, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Rogers Knobby Set Screws

Just paid for my booth! Saturday October 22nd. Look for me, Sagaser and Son Vintage Drums.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-27-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Question for the Premier experts

Hey - that's my 303 kit and I'm a member here too!

The snare is a period-matching likely CoA 2000 model and it is incredible.

John
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-25-2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Rogers Knobby Set Screws

Another good reason to attend the PA Drum Show in October! Hopefully Steve will be there again.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-11-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Ludwig Last WFL & First Trans Badge

Jan 58 drums should have badges with WFL at the top and Ludwig across the bottom. B1 bought back the rights from CG Conn in 55.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-11-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Ludwig Last WFL & First Trans Badge

Trans badges with date stamps run from Nov 58 to Nov 60. Anything outside of that range would be news.
Forum: For Sale 06-06-2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Rogers 22" Holiday Blue Onyx 1968

If you do a BIN or reserve at $350, you will generate zero interest. Way too high, imho. Yes, there is a lot of auction psychology at play.

A 7-day auction with an opening 99 cent bid will...
Forum: For Sale 06-06-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Rogers 22" Holiday Blue Onyx 1968

Will be interesting to watch this - what's your plan? 99 cent opening bid, reasonable reserve, high reserve? I've got a sales price in mind just for grins.

Not a bidder, just watching - saw you...
Forum: For Sale 05-02-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Slingerland 16x16 Pink sparkle floor tom

This is great news, always beautiful to see a kit connection happen; even better when its a bargain!

John/Levelpebble
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-05-2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By levelpebble
Re: any idea what this finish is called Pearl drums

What a wild finish! Absolute keeper, and I'm not normally a Pearl fan.

John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-23-2022, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Super-Sensitive with Plating Issues

I've restored many 60's supras and supersensitives that had major pitting. Only one was so bad that I had it dipped at a plating shop; did some felt wheel polishing on that one to bring it back to a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-18-2022, 11:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,383
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Advice on Selling Bass Drums

Tommyp,

You need to check your threads; this is NOT the For Sale section. Op was asking for ADVICE, and it was delivered, although now no one can see what was said. Op seems fixated on maximizing...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-18-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,383
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Advice on Selling Bass Drums

You're a bit too late for sound advice Jag. Op is only here for the $$. I suggested yesterday that he should rape the basses for parts to maximize his bottom line then set the shells on fire, but...
Forum: For Sale 03-12-2022, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Vintage Rogers 16" floor tom, Holiday Blue Onyx

That's been pretty clear, thus the bargains. But you are moving your very high quality Rogers gear, and that in itself is your objective.
Forum: For Sale 03-12-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Vintage Rogers 16" floor tom, Holiday Blue Onyx

And you sold that 14 under market price.

Your 16 is priced correctly.
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-09-2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,507
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Rogers Holiday

Any Covington-built Rogers kit is worth acquiring, if you ask me. That kit in the USA would sell reasonably quickly if priced at $1300-$1400. Any more it will sit for a bit. I have no idea of the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-09-2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,507
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Rogers Holiday

Crimped beds look right, badge looks right, no pitting looks right, but the baseball bat muffler is not a good sign for CoB.

More importantly, that lower lip doesn't looked turned in enough to say...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-22-2022, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,041
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Definition of the Ludwig "Super Classic" outfit!

Frankly, I would tend to politely disagree with you - the description as described in the catalog of the time sets the definition. So 60s (and late 50's as well) show the 13 16 22 as a superclassic....
Forum: For Sale 02-22-2022, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,330
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Vintage 1971 Rogers Timbale Twins Drum Set.

Can't seem to find it on FeeBay, can you provide a link please? Thx!
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-20-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By levelpebble
Re: One word: "Plastics"

Seems like plastic is close enough to acrylic in consumer's general perception, and we've been there already.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-08-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Rogers Bread and Butter Help

There are several threads both here and on DFO that show the process of strengthening B&B lugs that are in sufficiently good shape using SteelStick or Polysomething. Its a cylinder of two part...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-01-2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Zildjian, age & approximate value

It's a 60's stamp.

If you've got just the one 13" hat, it's worth no more than $75. On a good day.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-25-2022, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Rogers Drums Are Sturdy and HEAVY

Congrats on completing the sale and the ongoing downsizing!
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-14-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,806
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Gorgeous Kent drum kit (shell pack) on ebay

Agreed, way overpriced. A couple years ago I had an extremely nice 9x13 14x14 14x20 5x14 in BDP, blue label. Both the bass and snare were 8 lug. I was overjoyed to get $500 for the kit in a local...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-12-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,602
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Downbeat vs clubdate

Heavens, a half-price offer is appropriate. Inflation is not *that* rampant.

John
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-23-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By levelpebble
Re: Help required

Seems like Revival Drum Shop in Portland ought to be able to help?

John
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