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Forum: Vintage Drums Today, 07:22 PM
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Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Speed King bearings

Well said, MB! Yes Sir

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums Today, 03:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 526
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Speed King bearings

Quite right, O-Lugs!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums Today, 01:56 PM
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Views: 124
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Ludwig Standard Drums

Prices for the Standard series have really skyrocketed, with asking prices on par with those of the Classic series! The wood-shell Standard snare drum has been considered the "poor man's" Jazz...
Forum: Vintage Drums Today, 01:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 526
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Speed King bearings

Since the OP is talking about Speed King pedals, I'm going to keep my thoughts to it and not reference other makes.

In regards to what Marty Black mentioned about "knuckle scratch", he is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-18-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 526
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Speed King bearings

Kurt!

You're very welcome!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-18-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 526
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Speed King bearings

Hi Morgatto!

While I've never been a fan of the Ludwig SK pedal, I have had two that were really good. The best was refurbished by a company called "Drummechanix", unfortunately no longer in...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-18-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,125
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rhythm Tech Active Snare System

O-Lugs!

The Rhythm Tech wires are just like the Dynasonic snare frame, in that the wires are pre-tensioned and don't require much tension from the strainer to obtain a non-choked snare sound....
Forum: For Sale 10-17-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Vintage 1966 Blue Oyster Pearl 16" Floor Tom

Hey Dan! Completely agree that the blue still looks fantastic. I'm just wondering why he would break up such a well-matched kit.

-Mark
Forum: For Sale 10-16-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Vintage 1966 Blue Oyster Pearl 16" Floor Tom

Why are you selling each drum separately? Seems a shame to break up a beautiful Oyster Blue set!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-15-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: 1968 Ludwig Black Panther

I use a program called Irfanview. It's been around for quite some time and, for me, is indispensable for working with photos! As an example, when iPhone owners shoot a picture, they normally hold the...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-14-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: who made these Bollero drums ?

I completely agree with Ralf that these drums are Bollero! When I went back and looked at the pictures, I also noticed the diamond-shape tom bracket and was aware that Star used a rectangular bracket...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-14-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 44,950
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Rogers Drums Thread

Hi Dave!

That's a real beauty...and a rare drum! Love the "fruitwood stain" interior!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-13-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: who made these Bollero drums ?

Another interesting take on Bollero drums. I like it!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-13-2021, 12:15 PM
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Views: 354
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: who made these Bollero drums ?

Dan! Really interesting info about the reason for 7 lugs on the floor tom! I've got a Sound Percussion set with a 15" floor tom...and 5 lugs per side!

Ralf's website is excellent! I just checked...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-13-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: 70's Ludwig Super Sensitive Black Beauty - Need SS mechanism

Good to hear! Post pictures when it's complete!

-Mark
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-12-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Super-Sensitive Snare Wires

Marty!

Thanks for posting that picture! Yep, the wires on the left are pure gold now! I just don't understand why daddario doesn't offer these on a special order basis. The same for the PLS-1416...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-12-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: who made these Bollero drums ?

mgtcnut!

Wow, that's one of the cleanest and complete vintage 60's MIJ sets I've seen! Congrats! And, a 7-lug floor tom, too! Very cool! To answer your question, the hardware (lugs, mounts)...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-12-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 44,950
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Rogers Drums Thread

I noticed this as well! Rogers did it this way with early Swivo arms. In this instance, it may just be the way he wants them...or may not be aware that it is backwards, since it functions equally...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-11-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: 1968 Ludwig Black Panther

Let me see if I can help you out!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-11-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 44,950
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Rogers Drums Thread

Amazing that the majority of your lugs are crack-free! The early 2-hole Swivo arm is cool!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-11-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 44,950
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Rogers Drums Thread

Wayne!

Kudos with the walnut stain. They look great! Any cracking of the B&B lugs?

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-11-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Looking for info on Dale Murphy

Completely agree! That is one set we'd all love to see!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-10-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 44,950
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Rogers Drums Thread

Dan! Thanks for confirming my Rogers reality!! And, yes, I did get some more sleep!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-10-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 44,950
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Rogers Drums Thread

Dan! Here I am, not sleeping, and watching an episode of Young Sheldon where he is taking an introduction to Philosophy. He questions what is real and what isn't. And now you post your question to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-09-2021, 05:00 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 44,950
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Rogers Drums Thread

Dan!

Look a little closer and you'll see the "R-380" sticker on the snare drum shell.

-Mark
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