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Forum: Web Site Update 06-29-2022, 12:57 PM
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Re: Our future! The history in a nutshell.

I will leave it up to each person how detailed they want to get. Send me photos - copy/name or forum name etc. and I will make a page showing your collection at that time. I do realize over time...
Forum: Web Site Update 06-28-2022, 08:28 PM
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Our future! The history in a nutshell.

First and foremost, I wish to thank my friend TommyP for taking care of the front end of the forum. I believe he has been helping for at least 17+ years, but knowing Tommy, he has the actual...
Forum: Web Site Update 06-28-2022, 07:32 PM
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Forum: Web Site Update 06-28-2022, 12:52 PM
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Re: Attention all members! Please read!

The slow loading issue should be fixed. It was a resource issue as I thought.
Forum: Web Site Update 06-27-2022, 09:35 PM
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Views: 715
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Re: Attention all members! Please read!

We will be working on the slow loading pages. I believe it has to do with the new drive and the CPU usage. I have contracted a vBulletin tech to upgrade and clean the site up for issues. He is...
Forum: Web Site Update 06-24-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 715
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Re: Attention all members! Please read!

The site has always been on a shared server. The hard drive crash is something I have experienced before with a smaller hosting company. Albeit a rare occurrence. There might be more to the story...
Forum: Web Site Update 06-24-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 715
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Re: Attention all members! Please read!

As most of you already know the site experienced a hard drive failure at the server company. This happens as things get older! We all can relate to that. The current issue we are seeing is related...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-13-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,522
Posted By Webmaster
Re: Copies of Articles from Ludwig Drummer?

You're welcome! One day I will get back to full scanning of what I have. If I said in the 1,000's of pages I would be underestimating :)
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-13-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,522
Posted By Webmaster
Re: Copies of Articles from Ludwig Drummer?

Can you email me at vsd@vintagesnaredrums.com

This way I can get you the scans and not post them on the web site yet. When I post them there I put a watermark.

David
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-10-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,522
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Re: Copies of Articles from Ludwig Drummer?

Should hope to dig through the collection soon..

I have around 100 pedals in my collection. Many are not on the web site.

I'm sure you seen these pedals
...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-29-2018, 10:44 PM
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Views: 3,522
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Re: Copies of Articles from Ludwig Drummer?

Hmm. Not sure if I can easily find my copy, but when I do I will scan it for you

David
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-06-2017, 10:10 PM
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Views: 1,681
Posted By Webmaster
Need help with a UK eBay item

Anyone in the UK act as a shipping intermediary for me?

First this is not a drum item, but one I have been trying to get here in the USA for a few years. For whatever reason this seller uses eBay...
Forum: Web Site Update 04-10-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,776
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Re: April 10, 2017 - Server Back Up

I'm working on this and will hopefully get it resolved. It was unexpected and I have a few emails I'm waiting for a response from.
Forum: Web Site Update 04-10-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,776
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April 10, 2017 - Server Back Up

I got an email earlier today that the account was suspended because it was causing a major draw on the server because of BOT attacks.

They worked to resolve some of the issues, but as this is...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-21-2017, 12:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,326
Posted By Webmaster
Re: Capri Pearl

I'm with you on that. I remember long ago calling it a Radio King and I was put in my place! It was so long ago! Thanks for checking in.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-20-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,326
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Re: Capri Pearl

I would consider adding a color swatch photo of your bass drum. That is if you're trying to get a close match. Some are darker and richer and some have a purple hue. I have seen a range of Capri...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-04-2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,717
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Re: Frank Gault Historical References

There is one photo on the vintage drum guide under the collection of Jake Jerger.

http://vintagedrumguide.com/other_collection_jake_jerger.html

Look for this caption

Roy C Knapp, Jake and...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-04-2017, 01:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,015
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Re: [B]1940 LEEDY 7 x 14 BROADWAY STANDARD “SWINGSTER” MODEL #624 (SPECIAL ORDER/ONE-

Links were fixed. Just needed a new cut & paste to the correct URL
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-14-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,708
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Re: Cleaning Vistalites

I had this on the main web site.

http://vintagedrumguide.com/how_to_vintage_snare.html

I have always heard the Novus products were some of the best.

As a side note, I have heard horror...
Forum: Web Site Update 02-13-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,046
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Feb 13, 2017 - War Time Documents - WPB

Here is a nice historical, once classified military document discussing the music industry during the war. William F Ludwig was invited to attend. Included are the original letter, return letter and...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-12-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,995
Posted By Webmaster
Re: The Blues Brothers movie

Personally, my second cousin was in the movie :) He was flipping the bird and screaming at the Nazi's on the bridge!

Here are a few drum related discrepancies:

Taken from IMDB...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 02-10-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 16,372
Posted By Webmaster
Re: 1967/68 Fibes COF Buddy Rich

I found a never before seen photo of Tommy P's roadie/drum tech ... :)

NO Fingerprints!
Forum: Web Site Update 02-02-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 7,008
Posted By Webmaster
Feb 2, 2017 - New Pages

I have been going through some history-inventory and wanted to put some of it on the main web site for everyone to see. I have a nice collection of never before seen interior and exterior photos and...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-30-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,707
Posted By Webmaster
Would you go in?

Here is one of the exterior photos for the Ludwig Drum factory at 1728 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL that I have in my collection.

In another view, the building has a corner sign with a script Ludwig...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 04-16-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,793
Posted By Webmaster
Re: "The Gate" for the Idler IV

I have a bunch of pictures of the yacht, that might yield more information.
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