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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-20-2021, 02:08 PM
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Posted By Pratt
Re: 3M Fastbond Neutral

Yes, I will. It'll be awhile though. I've got quite a bit to get done.
I've never wrapped anything but have read about other people's projects and problems they've encountered (filling holes,...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-19-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By Pratt
Re: 3M Fastbond Neutral

Thanks Mark, appreciate your help.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-18-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By Pratt
3M Fastbond Neutral

Hello everyone I was wondering if those of you with drum wrapping experience could help me? Iíve got about 3 5-piece kits that I want to wrap and was wondering if a gallon of fastbond would be...
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-18-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,168
Posted By Pratt
Re: Time For Some Fun

Peart, rosewood tama kit.
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-18-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 646
Posted By Pratt
Re: Neil Peart Single Crotale note by hi hats?

I donít know what note it was exactly but the single crotale first appeared near his hi-hat during Hemispheres (dark chrome Slingerland kit). He used it during the song Hemispheres and then more...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-29-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,314
Posted By Pratt
Correct Ludwig Eyelet Size/Type

Hello, were all of the eyelets on Ludwig drums made of brass? Does anyone know the correct size? Tried searching this site but didn't find the info I need.
I've recently been shopping around for...
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-03-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 34,146
Posted By Pratt
Re: What is YOUR Top 10 Drummer's List of All Time

Just saw this. Ok, so Neil Peart has to create a style? If you prefer John Rutsey to Neil, that's your choice and that's fine, but having technique is always a bonus. Does having more cymbals and...
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-03-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 34,146
Posted By Pratt
Re: What is YOUR Top 10 Drummer's List of All Time

Umm, don't think so. Try Zeppelin's "When The Levee Breaks" or Rush's "Tom Sawyer".
Someone needs to listen to more music.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-07-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By Pratt
Re: Going from small ludwig lugs to large

Ok, thanks very much for all the replies.
Will leave it be.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-07-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By Pratt
Going from small ludwig lugs to large

Hello,
Tried looking for this info on the site but didn't find anything exactly related to my question.
I have a Ludwig drum with small classic lugs and would like to install the larger Ludwig...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 05-23-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,247
Posted By Pratt
Re: Vintage Tama Boom Cymbal Stand

Hello Vintage drum bug, thanks, I forgot about the heavy duty boom stands also have the same (texture free) thick arms. I need the thinner ones. They're hard to come by I know. Gotta keep searching....
Forum: Wanted to Buy 05-23-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,247
Posted By Pratt
Vintage Tama Boom Cymbal Stand

Looking for a vintage Tama boom cymbal stand with the texture free arm as opposed to the arms with knurled texturing that Tama later started fabricating (pics below). Doesn't make a difference if the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-09-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,889
Posted By Pratt
Waht Is Carl Palmer Playing Here?

Can anyone tell what snare drum Carl Palmer is using here? Hard to tell but one of the best shots may be at the 2:22 mark.
Is that a Zoomatic strainer found on some Slingerlands?

Carl Palmer -...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-09-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By Pratt
70"s Vintage 803 Pearl/Premier Lokfast Cymbal Stands

Hello to all,

I'm looking for Pearl 803 (70's) or Premier Lokfast Cymbal Stands in pretty decent or better condition. Have searched on eBay, still haven't seen any. If anyone can help me out, I...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-14-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 942
Posted By Pratt
Re: Installing An Eyelet On A Metal Snare

Hey Mike,

Thanks for the info, appreciate it.
So this is a special grommet for Ludwig metal snares (even though it doesn't mention the word "metal"), goes straight into the vent hole, nothing...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-13-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 942
Posted By Pratt
Installing An Eyelet On A Metal Snare

Hello everyone,

I've got a Ludwig snare that I bought which never had a badge, it looks naked without one. I finally acquired a B/O badge and wanted to put it on.
Since the shell thickness is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-12-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,870
Posted By Pratt
Eyelet/Grommet Tool

Could anyone recommend a good Eyelet/Grommet Tool?
I've been looking around online and not everyone sells them.

My Old Kentucky Drums sells this one even though it isn't cheap:
...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-24-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,611
Posted By Pratt
Re: Safer Than Sorry - Wrap Newbie

Sorry one question that just occurred to me.

As far as getting the eyelet off - pliers or grind it off from the inside as to not damage the badge? Or is there another way? Haven't ever done that...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-24-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,611
Posted By Pratt
Re: Safer Than Sorry - Wrap Newbie

Thank you very much to all three of you, really appreciate all your great advice. You also mentioned things that I had forgot to ask (where the seam should go, scuffing the back of the wrap, using...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-22-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,611
Posted By Pratt
Safer Than Sorry - Wrap Newbie

Hello all,

I have a couple of pretty standard and probably laughable questions, but thought I'd ask the more experienced people on here before really screwing up and then regretting not asking.
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-23-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By Pratt
Re: Newbie Dealing With Butcher Block Finish

Thanks,

I was just wondering about this wrap since it looks different from the other "regular" wraps. The butcher block almost looks like it's part of the shell - like strips of wood as opposed...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-23-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,910
Posted By Pratt
Re: 3-Ply vs 6-Ply

Thanks everybody, great to read all the comments.

It's been educational and the reason I joined this forum.

Thanks very much.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-21-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,910
Posted By Pratt
Re: 3-Ply vs 6-Ply

Thanks to everyone for their comments, great to hear what everyone has to say.
I'm very surprised that Bonham played a 3ply kit since everyone seems to be saying that the 6ply shells = power,...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-20-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,910
Posted By Pratt
Re: 3-Ply vs 6-Ply

Thank you guys...very interesting.

Like I said, I have both, want to try them out side by side and make a comparison that way.

Just wanted the opinion of you more experienced folks on here.
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-18-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,521
Posted By Pratt
Newbie Dealing With Butcher Block Finish

Hello,

I've got a few Ludwig drums in butcher block finish that I wanted to re-wrap.
I think I've heard that they are a super pain in the butt to deal with. Is that so? Or is it a job like any...
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