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Forum: Issues With New Theme 11-18-2022, 05:48 AM
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Posted By OddBall
Re: Post any and all bugs and issues here.

When you click to view a pic, there no x out of it and when you press the back key, it does not bring you to where you were, it goes two pages back.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-03-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 38,878
Posted By OddBall
Re: This is the Display Your Sonor Drums Thread

I need to see the badge. The height of the drum and the badge are the best way to ID it.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-22-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 38,878
Posted By OddBall
Re: This is the Display Your Sonor Drums Thread

Off the head, looks like a late 60's 426 or 425 with a early 70's throw from the budget models. Keep in mind you could order what you wanted in the 70's.
More pics. would help.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-22-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,488
Posted By OddBall
Re: Another Delusional Ebay Seller

In the third pic I can see a Vista kit and what looks like a black cortex kit next to this one. Wonder if those will be next.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-17-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,574
Posted By OddBall
Re: MIJ Snare: $750 YIKES!

Matbe the drum is free with the Backpack blower it is on top of.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-11-2022, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By OddBall
Re: Sonor

I had shake issues with my BD mount which is the same as yours, Do you have shake issues with the small 18 ?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-11-2022, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By OddBall
Re: Sonor

OK I just found them, Super Champions. There is a big difference. Champion are rounded edges.
Surprised I never noticed that part of the catalog. My FT is a 18.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-11-2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By OddBall
Re: Sonor

Are you sure it's Champion or Super Champion in bob size ?
I don't think I ever saw or heard of one. I know of brushed SS Super Champions but bop size is new to me with Champions. The Rosewood...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-05-2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,635
Posted By OddBall
Re: Drum Brand Preferences

They suck big stick.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-05-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,635
Posted By OddBall
Re: Drum Brand Preferences

Pearl is a strange word,...I mean when I told people I gave my wife a pearl neckless, they laughed, so now she has a Diamond. If she wears them both, she has Diamond pearl. My metallic white wrap...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-05-2022, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By OddBall
Re: Sonor

I would say they hold the most value to the owner. They are nice kits, not vintage yet and today's drummers are looking to make drumming easier. I've had my Phonics for 40 something years and the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-21-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By OddBall
Re: Glue or Reattach Inlay Strips?

If you don't follow the dry times to contact, you will get bubbles. Contact is the way to go, but many example here in pics. show contact doesn't do well wrap to wrap lap.

Gee, that could be a...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-19-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By OddBall
Re: Sonor Snare ID heip

It also shows the Ludwig bead cut is bigger too.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-19-2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By OddBall
Re: Sonor Snare ID heip

This is a great comparison, Now I know for sure the Ludwig has two ridges and the SONOR has three.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-19-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By OddBall
Re: Sonor Snare ID heip

One day Henk will get in that SONOR museum basement and find one of these (holy grail) snare or plans. I think they are international sized too but nobody can actually get one, that war took it's...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-19-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By OddBall
Re: Sonor Snare ID heip

Ok, I heard all the budget line were plastic. But I have no chance to see them or side by side them, Those photos are the first side by side I ever seen. Looks like the SONOR lugs are a bit bigger.
...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-02-2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By OddBall
Re: Sonor Snare ID heip

That drum on page one is from the 70's. there are two other models with it I think. Shell packs for these had all plastic other Ludwig type, but way back in 40'50's late 30's maybe, you see them....
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-02-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By OddBall
Re: Sonor Snare ID heip

Oh, Sonor brought them back in plastic for budget drum kits in the early 70's
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-02-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By OddBall
Re: Sonor Snare ID heip

Back in the thirties Mr. Link built a snare for Mr. Ludwig, Those metal chromed one's were used on it and the very early Sonor drums. Same time period for Ludwig's release of the imperial lugs they...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-02-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,480
Posted By OddBall
Re: Looking for feedback on 9 piece Emerald Green Pearl Gretsch Stop Sign Badge Drum

At $300 a drum you get $2,400, add another 100 to the floor toms, we're at $2,600, add another 200 to each BD we're at $3,000. as a shell pack.

I bet that will sell. Most buyer's will have snare...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-02-2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By OddBall
Re: Sonor Snare ID heip

I say 453 as well. They came with the Ranger model. Early 70's.
Lugs may or may not be metal and are not interchangeable. (holes)
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-30-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,480
Posted By OddBall
Re: Looking for feedback on 9 piece Emerald Green Pearl Gretsch Stop Sign Badge Drum

If you had two 12's the option of separation would be there. But then, you're not the factory.
As one kit, is the way I would do it. I would consider a Rock or Metal band ad online. Don't let the...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 05-06-2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By OddBall
Re: Odd Hollow Ink Stamp on Zildjian

It might be the lighting but it looks crimped.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-28-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By OddBall
Re: Mystery potentially eastern european snare drum

Like stated, absolutely cut down. You can see the old lug holes at the bearing edge.
Your new task would be to identify the parts.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,674
Posted By OddBall
Re: How have your drum sets evolved over the years?

What, those things had plenty of storage space !i
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