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Forum: General Drum Questions 09-24-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By amosguy
Re: When is a drum considered Vintage?

Vintage is usually 25 years or older.

Collectable is another matter.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-20-2022, 10:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 590
Posted By amosguy
Re: Another Delusional Ebay Seller

Going by the Seller Philosophy of "Your Don't Ask, You Don't Get" to set a price.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-07-2022, 12:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 819
Posted By amosguy
Re: MIJ Snare: $750 YIKES!

Maybe she is working on the assumption that you won't get it if you do not ask? Laughing H

Easier to accept less than asking then to ask more after the sale!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-04-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 819
Posted By amosguy
Re: MIJ Snare: $750 YIKES!

We return to our Bucerias condo in October. Drop me a note if you are still around.
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-02-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By amosguy
Re: Wrapping drums

Most any sign shop should be able to help with the vinyl choice. Depends on the badges. Not too have, usually slice under them to release if glued.
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-02-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By amosguy
Re: Wrapping drums

Unless you wrap them in a vinyl film, you will likely have trouble fitting new heads and the rims on the expanded diameter.

I have done the vinyl wrap, but it is not hard to damage it in everyday...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-01-2022, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By amosguy
Re: Too Bad Not to Need Another Kit

Want???

Need???

Do not understand the difference sometimes.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-23-2022, 04:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 782
Posted By amosguy
Re: Rogers Drums

Cast collet spinners on bass drum spurs and tom arms. Also cast floor tom leg mounts. Check to see if there is any cracking of the collets. Likely 9/72 Fullerton paper labels that often fell off...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 08-02-2022, 10:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By amosguy
Re: Ludwig P-85-Nickel

Post a picture for those of us who do not know that model by name. Someone might have one in a box and not aware of what they have.
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-02-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By amosguy
Re: Mounting two racks toms with virgin bass drum?

Here is another idea. Put some mounts on the extra bass rim and off you go.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-24-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By amosguy
Re: Rogers Knobby Set Screws

Try Steve Ellis on Rogers Buy & Sell FB page.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/rogersdrums2
Forum: Web Site Update 07-23-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,151
Posted By amosguy
Re: Sign in Not Saving

Now is saving my sign in info. Thanks
Forum: Web Site Update 07-19-2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,151
Posted By amosguy
Sign in Not Saving

Not sure where the issue is from, but I need to sign each time I come to the website. I tell it to remember me as in times past before website upgrade.

I also have saved it in my browser so it is...
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-18-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By amosguy
Re: Rogers hex FT leg feet?

Yes. I used them on several sets.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-11-2022, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By amosguy
Re: Repair it with matching wrap or leave it alone?

Picture makes it look like you need to reglue the edges only.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-10-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By amosguy
Re: What make someone do this?

Clean the hardware and put the heads back on.

Adding white might dampen a bit, and removing black is more work then you want to do, without damaging the shell.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-27-2022, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By amosguy
Re: Wrap glue need advice please

I have had good luck with gel type superglue.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-25-2022, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By amosguy
Re: Seems like a good deal?

2 different badges on the floor toms. Not sure when the change over occurred.
Forum: Web Site Update 06-24-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,358
Posted By amosguy
Re: Attention all members! Please read!

Able to get around on the website no issues.

But FYI - it is slower loading then before for me
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-21-2022, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By amosguy
Re: Three Worrisome Nights

As an Oldster myself, I have found each day can have it's own challenges. Glad you have some good news after al that.

As far as getting old goes, the alternative is not pretty - keep that out of...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-28-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By amosguy
Re: Cleaning the grime off chrome-plated snares

Don't wipe the shell dry. Always use some chrome cleaner to help prevent scratches. I use microfiber cloths without issues.
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-26-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By amosguy
Re: Vintage Tama Titan throne top seat is stuck!

A picture would help. Not familiar with model by name.

Stuck as seat will come off the post or as the post will not come off the base?
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-26-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By amosguy
Re: Vintage Tama Titan throne top seat is stuck!

A picture would help. Not familiar with model by name.

Stuck as seat will come off the post or as the post will not come off the base?
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-15-2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By amosguy
Re: Lesson suggestions to get "tighter" in 3 weeks?

Recording yourself and find the holes in your timing is a great idea. Mostly the rest will involve repetition for the songs. Take the parts you find troubling and work on those specifically. Don't...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 05-09-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By amosguy
Re: WTB: Trixon vintage snare wires

Check this guy out on FB. I have ordered custom made and repaired Dynasonic wires from him. He likely can make the wire set you need.

NO SCAMMER HERE!

https://www.facebook.com/zoran.bibin.77
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