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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-26-2013, 04:09 PM
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Posted By PBoogieBrown
Re: Restoration:Sonor Tear Drop Drum Kit

Thanks for the tip. Fishing line seems gentle enough.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-26-2013, 12:17 PM
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Posted By PBoogieBrown
Re: Restoration:Sonor Tear Drop Drum Kit

@Holliwood, how far are you in your restoration?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-22-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,892
Posted By PBoogieBrown
Re: sonorfan says hello...(+pictures)

Very valuable info OddBall Thanks again! I see that I'm missing that inside support bracket as well.This is going to be a very challenging project. "Searching for a Needle in the Hay Stack"
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-21-2013, 08:39 PM
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Posted By PBoogieBrown
Re: Restoration:Sonor Tear Drop Drum Kit

What is the safest way to remove the badges & grommets.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-21-2013, 08:17 PM
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Posted By PBoogieBrown
Re: sonorfan says hello...(+pictures)

Just wondering, what were the four screws for on the top of the bass drum? Decoration or did they have a purpose?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-21-2013, 08:13 PM
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Posted By PBoogieBrown
Re: sonorfan says hello...(+pictures)

@ Sonorfan I like the wrap on the set but it is damaged in a few areas. I think from water. Was thinking of getting another wrap on the kit. I found this site www.precisiondrum.com I may go through...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-21-2013, 07:54 PM
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Posted By PBoogieBrown
Re: Restoration:Sonor Tear Drop Drum Kit

Oh, I understand. I've never seen that badge before. "NICE"
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-21-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,679
Posted By PBoogieBrown
Re: Restoration:Sonor Tear Drop Drum Kit

@OddBall, Here is a better picture of the badge on the Bass Drum. All of the other badges are the exact same.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-21-2013, 09:07 AM
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Views: 2,679
Posted By PBoogieBrown
Re: Restoration:Sonor Tear Drop Drum Kit

Yes I'll take a few more pics. Someone had put a a Rodgers tom mount on the bass drum. I took it off. Doesn't look like they drilled any additional holes. I can still see the imprint of the original...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-20-2013, 03:50 PM
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Posted By PBoogieBrown
Re: Restoration:Sonor Tear Drop Drum Kit

All of the badges are identical to the Bass Drum Badge. They are imprinted (slight indentation) but not deeply engraved. It has the numbers 711 stamped inside the shell behind the badges.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-19-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By PBoogieBrown
Re: Restoration:Sonor Tear Drop Drum Kit

Thanks for the much needed info you guys. I've already started polishing the lugs. I'm excited.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-15-2013, 10:57 AM
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Posted By PBoogieBrown
Restoration:Sonor Tear Drop Drum Kit

A friend game me this drum kit. After reading and looking at several pics on this site, I believe it is a Sonor Tear Drop kit. It's in bad shape but I would love to restore it with as many original...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-13-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,892
Posted By PBoogieBrown
Re: sonorfan says hello...(+pictures)

Your post and link has really help me a lot. I have a clear idea of what this kit is supposed to look like. What made you change the hoops on your kit? I have damaged hoops and have been looking for...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 03-13-2013, 07:20 PM
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Posted By PBoogieBrown
Re: Sonor Teardrop Drums

This is a picture of the Sonor Kit I have. I believe it's a Tear Drop. Don't know for sure. It has a Gloss Black Gold Flake finish. Really wish I could bring back the shine on the lacquer. I took the...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 03-13-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,143
Posted By PBoogieBrown
Re: Sonor 1964 Teardrop Drums

Beautiful Drum Kit. I have a one in black with the 5x14 Snare drum. It needs some restoration (any suggestions).
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 03-13-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,257
Posted By PBoogieBrown
Re: Sonor Teardrop Drums

Very Nice! Does your kit take metric heads?
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