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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-22-2022, 07:56 PM
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Re: Drum Mate Peacock Set Today

Ten lug bass drum...wow!
Forum: Wanted to Buy 07-22-2022, 07:44 PM
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70's- 80's Pearl BD hardware.

I need all the hardware for a mid-70's-80's Pearl or MIT BD. A project I'd been waiting many years to get painted has come home.I have either misplaced or more probably used all the bass drum...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-04-2022, 06:39 PM
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Re: Maxwin shells?

I don't believe Maxwin is a 60's stencil badge name. Mine were probably mid-70's and they are early because of the hex mount.Later ones are 7/8 tube.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-29-2022, 07:07 AM
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Re: Maxwin shells?

I have Maxwin drums (12,13,16) mixed in with Pearl Exports because of the standard dimensions rather than "power" depths. Mine are the same 9 ply Luan construction as the earlier standard Pearl...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-21-2022, 04:48 PM
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Circa 1969 Dixie "Rock" 3 piece.

I have searched for a set like this for at least 20 years. 14/18/24 Dixie luan Pearl stencil. There is a picture in one of the VDG'S stencil catalogs of an Apollo set in similar sizes.The wrap is...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-08-2022, 07:13 AM
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Re: New MIJ Kit questions

The Conqueror drums are Hoshino-built 70's drums and the snare is a Pearl stencil from the same era.
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-06-2022, 08:06 PM
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White sparkle wrap source

I'm looking for enough white sparkle wrap to recover a 10x12 tom. I'm trying to build a red white and blue set for our "Veterans Den" patriotic band. We play on or around commemorative holidays, I...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-06-2021, 09:23 PM
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Views: 1,161
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Re: Early Pacific Drum set questions

Thank you very much for the info. I own both colors.
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-04-2021, 02:53 PM
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Views: 1,612
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Re: Pacific Drums by DW

I just posted an inquiry on the same style drums.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-04-2021, 02:48 PM
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Views: 1,161
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Early Pacific Drum set questions

I now own 2 early production Pacific kits with what I call the "Dr.Seuss" lugs-round with an indent on each side like someone squished it.Very standard Taiwan build,7/8" pipe mounts, inexpensive...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-29-2020, 04:16 PM
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Views: 2,968
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Re: Star King Beat Wood Shell

That shell looks to be of modern manufacture to me. Rerings on old drums are usually solid not plies. But I could be mistaken...
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-28-2020, 06:01 PM
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Views: 2,090
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Re: Tinitus

My tinnitus can be traced back to a single night. Practicing in a basement the harmonica player stood in front of the speaker. INCREDIBLY LOUD feedback,enough to blow both horn drivers. $150 worth of...
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-28-2020, 05:54 PM
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Views: 3,172
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Re: Beware of this seller!!!

Why couldn't he have told the other guy they were sold and he could have second dibs? too bad...A better set will come along...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-28-2020, 05:48 PM
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Revere drums (Kent)

The restoration/refurbishing of the Revere/Kent set is 90% complete. I'm going to invent a part to mate a clip mount to the standard ratcheting tom arm rather than use a hoop mount,which I don't have...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-28-2020, 05:33 PM
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Views: 1,167
Posted By teverson-sr
Kent/Revere foil badges

I am looking for 3 shield style "Revere" foil badges for my recently restored blue sparkle set. The only intact badge is the snare drum's. I'd heard that Kent foil badges were repopped. Maybe...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-27-2020, 04:12 PM
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Views: 1,324
Posted By teverson-sr
Re: Repairing a Sonor Phonic pedal?

I'm quite sure this would be a standard metric bearing that can be purchased from a machine parts and equipment supplier. In the US we have McMaster-Carr. Those are very smooth action pedals-I would...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-24-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,526
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Re: Questions about this Majestic Snare????

There seems to be a period in the early 70's where Star was all over the place building this that and the other thing. A snare with faux "Sound King" lugs when their main production was the...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-23-2020, 06:26 PM
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Views: 1,096
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50's sparkle wrap/Novus?

I'm knee-deep into a 50's Revere-Kent restoration.Severe ply separation,wrap separation and easily the WORST edges I've ever seen on any drum. Literally just table-saw edges.The ply separation is...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-23-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,432
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Re: Is this REALLY a Pearl Drum?

Yes it is a Pearl-built snare. Pearl "Sound King" knockoff lugs have the squared off base. Could be one of dozens of stencil brands using Pearl as their source company.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-27-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,249
Posted By teverson-sr
Re: Let's talk swivel nuts!

I would replace them with 12/24 if there were a lot of missing tension rods. I had to do that with an oddball Yamaha 80's set with fine threaded rods,all the bottoms were missing. Should have just...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-19-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,555
Posted By teverson-sr
Re: "Drum Shop" drums...

So here is the completed project.It does not have real Tama hardware. The hoops are not Pearl. This may be entirely MIT knockoff.I had to replace every lug attaching bolt as they were held on with...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-09-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,555
Posted By teverson-sr
"Drum Shop" drums...

I am in the process of restoring/recovering a set of MIT's marketed by Donn Carr Drum Studio in Peabody,Mass. The drums shells are typical late 70's early 80's thick luan. The hardware,however is why...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-09-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,009
Posted By teverson-sr
Re: Trouble With Tinnitus

I have light to moderate tinnitus. It is my understanding via many Y/T videos that it is the brain trying to make up for certain frequencies that are missing from your full-spectrum hearing. And...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-09-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,313
Posted By teverson-sr
Re: Thread adapters on 1/4" short threads for cymbal tilters

I recently posted an inquiry on this exact subject-looking for 6MM cymbal sleeves. I hate it when the washer/sleeve/felt makes the cymbal go crooked...HATE IT. I must be OCD...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 02-01-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,279
Posted By teverson-sr
Re: Pearl "EXR" Granite Sparkle 16" FT

Yes- I got a swatch of wrap from Precision and it"s a few shades darker. I may just buy it and live with it as I have had no luck locating a FT.
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