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Forum: Vintage Drums 10-16-2021, 11:41 PM
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Posted By Black Label
Re: 1968 Ludwig Black Panther

Thanks Mark for the explanation. I did not know that the right way to take pics with an iPhone is with the phone horizontally. Something I will certainly keep in mind for the future 👍 Maybe I should...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-15-2021, 07:53 AM
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Posted By Black Label
Re: 1968 Ludwig Black Panther

LOL!!! Unfortunately (or should I say fortunately) there's just wood under it - if it was what you all hope for, I don't know what I would have done:D:D:D

But I'd be lying if I said that it was...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-12-2021, 02:29 AM
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Posted By Black Label
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-11-2021, 10:47 PM
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Posted By Black Label
Re: 1968 Ludwig Black Panther

Aha!!Walking Thanks so much Mark - much appreciated. How the heck did you get that right? (for future reference):confused:
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-11-2021, 10:24 PM
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Posted By Black Label
Re: 1968 Ludwig Black Panther

Sorry guys - on my display the pics appear to be rotated to lie on their sides. Even on the re-post this still happens. Don't know what the reason for that it and I can't seem to fix it.
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-11-2021, 10:19 PM
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Posted By Black Label
1968 Ludwig Black Panther

After an accidental thread delete, here we go again:D

I recently purchased a beautiful set of '68 Ludwigs in Black Panther wrap 22 / 13 / 16. There are one or two small scuff marks and a small...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-11-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Black Label
Re: Marching Snare - what did I just buy?

Awesome, thanks Kenwood. I should get the drum today. I will post an update soon.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-11-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By Black Label
Talking Re: Marching Snare - what did I just buy?

Thank you very much Kenwood. I am not too familiar with Sakae drums but assume that, being built by them is a good thing

Why do you think it is Sakae built?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-11-2021, 07:03 AM
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Posted By Black Label
Re: Marching Snare - what did I just buy?

Thanks Brian. I did not manage to collect over the weekend but hopefully will tomorrow. I am quite excited to check this rather strange bird out in person. I will post better pics once I receive it.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-08-2021, 04:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By Black Label
Re: Marching Snare - what did I just buy?

Thanks Salty - i have not yet received it, hope to collect over the weekend. I want to hear what it sounds like with the current heads but will probably go Coated Ambassador. I don't even know the...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-07-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By Black Label
Marching Snare - what did I just buy?

Hi there - I just stumbled upon this interesting looking MIJ Nikkan marching share that I immediately bought for about $60. Does anybody know anything about these drums?

Regards Erik
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-27-2021, 08:36 AM
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Views: 29,760
Posted By Black Label
Re: Bolero Drums

Hi there Anodyne

Interesting to see the inside of the shells painted black. I have a Star kit from what I believe the early 70s with all the toms (bit not the snare) shells painted black inside....
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-16-2021, 07:06 AM
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Posted By Black Label
Re: Ludwig Black Panther

Hi Kenwood thanks for the pic. I rad somewhere that because the wraps on these BP drums were so thin, imperfections on the shells could easily show and apparently for that reason, Ludwig used their...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-13-2021, 12:17 AM
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Views: 2,480
Posted By Black Label
Re: Ludwig Black Panther

Wow that’s incredible. I really hope I don’t find tha wrap under the black panther wrap - how the heck do you decide which one to keep especially if the BP wrap is in perfectly good shape�� Thanks...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-12-2021, 02:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,480
Posted By Black Label
Re: Ludwig Black Panther

Thanks Mark👍Maybe Iím missing something but why could there be Citrus Mod under the wrap?
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-11-2021, 05:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,480
Posted By Black Label
Ludwig Black Panther

Hi there - here's a pic of a set that I just purchased from a friend of mine (along with a 1963 Premier outfit 54 kit with original cases - will post some pics of this one later). I hope to receive...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 02-09-2021, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Black Label
1964 Slingerland Artist Solid Shell in Blue Ripple

This is a 63/64 steam bent single ply maple shell Slingy Artist 8 lug with re-enforcement hoops with a gorgeous blue ripple wrap.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-08-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,327
Posted By Black Label
Re: Vintage Arai Stencil Drums in NZ

I realize that this is a very old thread, but great job none the less. I just love seeing new life given to "dumpster finds". Cool1Cool1Cool1
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-19-2020, 12:21 AM
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Views: 14,461
Posted By Black Label
Re: Is Anyone Still Using This Forum?

Still here and still check in once every couple of days or so. Started a new business (what a time for that Cooked Egg which takes up A LOT of time, which seriously impairs my forum and drum playing...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 06-18-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By Black Label
Re: What year did the 5 Star Super Zyn's come out?

here it is ....

1950's 20" Zildjian Ride and 1960's 18" 5 Star Super Zyn Ride - YouTube
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 06-18-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By Black Label
Re: What year did the 5 Star Super Zyn's come out?

Hi - I'm not sure when these Super Zyn's were introduced but they are incredible cymbals _ I have a 16"Super Zyn crash which is really sweet - quite K-ish. Then I have a set of 15"5 star super Zyn...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 05-07-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,676
Posted By Black Label
Re: Meinl Dragon Crash 15" Germany.

Great score with that Meinl. I have an 18" Dragon Ride. It is heavily hammered and very trashy. It is a great cymbal which I sometimes use as a dark china like trashy crash. I believe they were early...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 03-27-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 40,886
Posted By Black Label
Re: Zyn Cymbals

I have a set of 15" Super Zyn 5 stars which is very very close to 15"A Zildjians from the 60's, a 16"Super Zyn crash that is beautiful and an 18" Super Zyn 5 star crash / ride that will kick any A...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-24-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By Black Label
Re: Help in wrap ID of 1966 13" Ludwig Tom

Thank you very much jaghog! Is there something that I can do to restore the original look or is it just what is? Cheers and have a great dayKeep on Pl
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-24-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By Black Label
Help in wrap ID of 1966 13" Ludwig Tom

Hi there,

I recently added this beautiful 13" Ludwig tom #286570 to my collection. It is in beautiful all original condition, white interior, mahogany poplar mahogany, with baseball bat muffler...
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