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Forum: Vintage Drums 11-23-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,276
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Different camps of drum fanciers

While I have my favorites, like Ludwig, Rogers and Camco, I have just about every US brand in my collection. So as BEC said, I am a Ludwiggist as well. Mainly because that is the brand I know the...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 11-18-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,604
Posted By schmegeggie
1969 Zickos 5X14 “prototype”

Here is something I found rather interesting; the Drums Unlimited sticker on it dated it to around 1969. Most likely a Zickos prototype or early build as it sports Camco lugs, Dynasonic strainer and...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-02-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Need opinions on Ludwig Supra

It may be a Super Sensitive conversion.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-24-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,267
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Ludwig 12,14,20

This same circumstance happened to me. Someone told him what their worth after he committed to sell them to you. That person was not a buyer, merely some idiot giving him a false sense. Now, he has...
Forum: For Sale 07-18-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 989
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Ludwig 5x14 Pink Oyster Pearl

I think we all know how difficult it is to post large pictures on this site. Even smartphones today take pics bigger than 2k in file size. This is truly a very rare snare drum. I happen to own one in...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-10-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,491
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Is Anyone Still Using This Forum?

I agree with John, cannot post a pic any larger than an old flip phone picture. FB Marketplace and FB forums seem to be where the market moved to. There are good deals out there too! One must be...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-01-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,380
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: New 20 inch BD heads won't fit on Gretsch BD?

Had a similar issue recently with an early 50’s RK 16” FT. Bought the Remo Classics, and even though they were still tight, I got them on and the drum tuned.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-08-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 950
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Best way to clean up Ludwig Resocoat (aka white painted interiors)?

If the finish is just dirty, soap and water. Make sure you don’t wipe away the date stamp(s).
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-07-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,420
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: idrum4fun

I moved last year, and to call it a daunting task after 21 years in the same house, is an understatement! I was fortunate in that one of the companies at my new job is a storage unit business. I was...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-05-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,232
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Wet sanding to remove paint from WMP

No, it only works well on covered shells.
About 5 years ago, a friend had an early 50’s Gretsch Name Band kit with a matching 6.5” snare! Although the FT was a late 50’s Slingerland in Red Sparkle,...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-05-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,372
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Bop/Jazz Kits

I was asked to fill in for a band practice recently due to the drummer being out sick. Knowing it was a small space, I took my Jazzette. They sounded great and didn’t take a lot of space.
This past...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-05-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,129
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Unpopular Drum Opinions-Post em Here!

Vintage Gretsch chrome - the worst!
Sonor Horst Link’s - I don’t get it!
Colored heads? - C’mon!
Gigantic 15 pc drum sets with 20 cymbals? - do you have 8 arms and 6 legs?
There, I’m done!🎶
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-28-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,084
Posted By schmegeggie
Where are all the 602 crashes?

I have a beautiful set of pre serial Paiste 602 hi hats, and a nice medium ride. I have been hunting a 16 or 17 crash forever! Where are they all?
Forum: For Sale 02-24-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,125
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Ludwig 1968 Burgundy Sparkle Drum Kit

Based on the lugs on the Tom, looks 13-16-22
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-13-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,864
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Why Play Vintage?

My modern DW Collector’s Exotics are great drums. They sound and look good, they always bring compliments on both when I play them out, and they’re built very well!
My vintage kits have a sound all...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-04-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,870
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: I'm moving!!

I moved last year, closer to work. Was traveling an hour each way and the 100 hours/week in the summer was grueling with that drive on top of that!
I rented a climate controlled storage unit for a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-02-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,006
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Down beats

So are you blaming the dealers who export kits by the hundreds? I know those guys! I run into them at the shows and they tell me I’m asking too much for my stuff. Come Monday, they’re packing up 5...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-01-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,006
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Down beats

They’re out there, just at the $2000+ price point! I got lucky finding the Burgundy Sparkle set I stumbled upon. They sound fantastic! Perhaps that is why they aren’t coming up as often?
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 01-13-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,226
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Removing paint without damaging wrap?

Wet sanding works well but is very time consuming. Working about a 6”x6” area at a time, 400 grit until you see wrap, then 600 until the paint is mostly gone. 1000 and up to 2000, then finish off...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 12-27-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Project Jazz Fest shell

Found a great ‘58 WFL shell.
Thanks for the PM’s!
Forum: Wanted to Buy 12-25-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By schmegeggie
Project Jazz Fest shell

Looking for a project Jazz Fest shell, needing wrap or paint. Edges good preferably. No extra holes maybe?
PM me. Thx
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-21-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,077
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: Dented Rogers Shell

Yes, as long as there are no tears in the metal, it is repairable. I have done several on a jig I have made. PM me for details if you are interested, I can repair it for you if you’d like.
I set it...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-20-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 828
Posted By schmegeggie
Leedy Shelly Manne snare wires

I recently picked up a nice Shelly Manne wood shell snare drum in Blue Satin Flame Pearl. Fantastic drum in need of a cleaning, BTW - the foaming bubbles and toothbrush method works great! The one...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-17-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: What's wrong with this CL ad?

I could make a list!
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-16-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,776
Posted By schmegeggie
Re: I Have Never "Gotten" Gretsch Drums

I have restored and brought back to life many snare drums and drum kits dating back to the ‘20’s(the drums that is, not me!). Several stand out. One of which was an early 50’s Gretsch kit. It came to...
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