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Forum: Vintage Drums 10-28-2021, 01:16 PM
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Re: 70's Ludwig Super Sensitive Black Beauty - Need SS mechanism

Thanks Mark. I haven't the Ludwig Reso head yet. The Remo on there allows the wires to completely disengage and play the drum without the snare wire sound. BUT, if you hit harder you will heaer...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-27-2021, 07:58 PM
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Views: 940
Re: 70's Ludwig Super Sensitive Black Beauty - Need SS mechanism

I got the drum together recently and have gotten to play it a bit. WOW. It sounds even better than I thought it would. I am very happy with this acquisition.

I suspect it may be Bronze and not...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-16-2021, 06:04 PM
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Forum: Vintage Drums 10-16-2021, 05:55 PM
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1970ís Ludwig Super Sensitive Black Beauty

Here is the pointy badge 1970’s Ludwig Super Sensitive Black Beauty I picked up recently. Badge #1993XXX.

I put a new 2 ply Aquarian head and a Remo Diplomat head on it until the Ludwig X-thin...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-13-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Re: 70's Ludwig Super Sensitive Black Beauty - Need SS mechanism

I plan to get it all cleaned up and put together this weekend.

I will definitely post some pictures.

Thanks!
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-13-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Re: 70's Ludwig Super Sensitive Black Beauty - Need SS mechanism

The mechanism has been sourced. Thanks for your help everyone!
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-01-2021, 07:12 PM
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Views: 940
Re: 70's Ludwig Super Sensitive Black Beauty - Need SS mechanism

I don't think I have ever seen a picture of him with an SS. Thanks for posting!
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-30-2021, 07:05 PM
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Views: 940
Re: 70's Ludwig Super Sensitive Black Beauty - Need SS mechanism

Thanks Marty. I can understand the concerns with the guards. It seems like a lot of pictures I have seen are not using them. I wonder if they were lost or were removed becasue they were in the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-30-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Re: 70's Ludwig Super Sensitive Black Beauty - Need SS mechanism

Mark,

Thanks for the scoop!

It seems like these things are like finding hen's teeth. I am going to source a Ludwig snare side if I can find one.

Thanks!
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-30-2021, 05:59 PM
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Views: 940
70's Ludwig Super Sensitive Black Beauty - Need SS mechanism - FOUND

I just picked up a 5x14 1970's Ludwig Super-Sensitive Black Beauty.

This is my first BB and first SS.

What type of heads and wires do you fine folks use on yours? I have used Evans Genera dry...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 07-27-2021, 03:05 PM
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FOUND - Bass Drum Badge and Grommet for a 1960's Gretsch Round Badge kit

I need a badge and grommet for a 60's Round Badge bass drum. I would prefer a decently priced used one as opposed to one of the reproductions or exceedingly high priced ones on eBay.

Thanks!
Forum: Wanted to Buy 07-19-2021, 02:14 PM
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1960's 12" Gretsch Die Cast Hoop

I need a 12" (5 hole) Gretsch Round badge die cast hoop in decent to good condition ideally.

Have PayPal at the ready. I am in Leesburg, VA 20176.

Thanks!
Forum: For Sale 02-04-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,146
Re: Old Beater Kit

Larry,

I have a few kits I am selling. I am in Leesburg, VA and would be willing to drive part way to meet if it helps....
Forum: Wanted to Buy 10-21-2020, 02:48 PM
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Views: 445
FOUND - Vintage Tama Superstar Super Maple toms

I am looking for some vintage Tama Super Maple toms. Please let me know what you have. Traditional depths preferred, but I am open.

Thanks!
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-16-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-13-2020, 07:33 PM
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Re: Sonor Teardrop question

UPDATE: I finally got a rubber cymbal mount from overseas. In the meantime, I had ordered a Stagg Cymbal Wall Mount from Amazon.
The Stagg unit arrived today. It is probably fine for what it was...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-13-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,092
Re: Slingerland Blue Flame

Update: I received the inlay. I hope to clean up the kit a bit this weekend. I don't think it will get a full blown detailing. But, I should have some pics soon.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-12-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,339
Re: 60's Ludwig Cymbal Tilter / Topper

I ended up taking a tension rod and filing down the four corners until it barely fit into the hole by pounding it into the hole. I removed it and filled it with a JB Weld mixture and pounded it into...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-10-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Re: Cymbal I picked up with a 1967 OBP kit

The 22" Zildjian stamp is 1.75" tall. The CO. is fairly light compared ot the rest of the impression. Zildjian is hollow like it is in the picture you posted.

Thanks!
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-10-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Re: Cymbal I picked up with a 1967 OBP kit

Zenstat that you so much for posting!

The Mica Sonic has a star and 3 lines and says made in Germany. 7/16 Key hole. It looks slightly out of round, but I suspect that was from the stand. The...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-10-2020, 03:36 PM
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Forum: Vintage Drums 07-10-2020, 03:32 PM
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Re: Gretsch RB, what heads are you using?

I have Remo coated Classic Fit. Sounds fantastic on my red glass Progressive Jazz kit.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 07-10-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Cymbal I picked up with a 1967 OBP kit

I picked up a January 1967 Ludwig Oyster Black Pearl kit 2 weeks ago. It came with a December 1966 Supra; a 22" Zildjian A with rivets and a serious keyhole I plan to use a Grombal with. It also has...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-07-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,339
Re: 60's Ludwig Cymbal Tilter / Topper

It is not threaded. Thanks for the help. I appreciate it!
Forum: Wanted to Buy 07-06-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,083
Re: Ludwig 20" bass drum hoop with OBP inlay (60's)

List updated in original post. Thanks!
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