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Forum: General Drum Questions 02-07-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Brook Mays Rogers

... And unfortunately your the only guy that shows them ...

JS!

I highlighted that portion of your reply/post as I will speak to it directly: We are NOT that type of forum! It's that simple!...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-26-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 537
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Flat or Angled?

JS!
Your post caught my eye ... and whereas I don't usually put up pics, I thought you might enjoy! So ... FLAT, and have played the same configuration and set up for close to the past 30 years!...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-09-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Ludwig Tom

Now JR ... seriously?! How many vids and clips have you posted of yourself playing your various sets on the VDF? The answer: MANY! Now how many of those vid/clips have been taken down or deleted? The...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-07-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Post your band?

JS!
No, not really, as that wasnít ever the focus of this forum. David wanted it focused on Vintage Drums and their history, restoration, etc. Pics are always welcome!, but no videos of members...
Forum: For Sale 12-31-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Craviotto Nickel Over Brass #2/5 Black Diamond Snare - $6000 shipped

Gotta agree Jeff! Itís simple really: The seller puts a price on an item, and thatís that! If you disagree with said price, too bad! Want to grouse about it? Send a PM! Iíve watched this particular...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-19-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 930
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Rogers Weekend Find

O-Lugs/grantro!

... hence the quotations! I can always depend on you guys to grab the entendre! Gotta have FUN, even while doing some cleaning, er "weeding". <smile>

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-19-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 930
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Rogers Weekend Find

Had to do a little December "weeding" on this thread. All tidied up again now, and with no loss of continuity! Not that easy to "weed" in December either ... your fingers get awfully cold, well...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-16-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Besson 1920/30s snare drum

Hello!
Try this thread/link for a tutorial which should help you on sizing/attaching pics on the VDF. Pics will of course help greatly on getting you an answer/help. BEST!!!
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-14-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,442
Posted By Tommyp
Re: I Have Never "Gotten" Gretsch Drums

JimmySticks!
Just wanted to let you know that there were no "wives" ... Buddy was only married to Marie .. ( 1953 ) .. and the product of that union was their daughter Cathy about a year later. Only...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-07-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Year-end Shout out to Tommy P., David A. & the VDF Community

grantro!
David and I THANK YOU most kindly for the very nice words! We do feel our VDF family/members are the BEST anywhere!, and help make this one of the coolest places to hang on the net! BEST!!!...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-04-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Buddy

Mark!, and JR et al...

I usually do NOT get involved with these types of discussions, as really ... outside of some NEW unearthed tid bits here and there, it comes down to the personal opinion of...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-01-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,032
Posted By Tommyp
Re: DW Buys Slingerland Name

Mark ... the admin/mod would be me, as David is on hiatus for a bit with family obligations. For that matter, It's 99.9% me that handles the forum as it is! That's why David pays me the BIG BUCKS!...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-27-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 775
Posted By Tommyp
Re: The True Go kit

Yes indeed Bob! ... no doubt that is what happened. Over all the years, it has probably happened a couple dozen times. I will add, there were a couple times where we had an issue with "location" .....
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-26-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,032
Posted By Tommyp
Re: DW Buys Slingerland Name

OMG O-Lugs! ... I'm dying here! Now THAT ... was funny!

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-24-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 775
Posted By Tommyp
Re: The True Go kit

JimmySticks!
Your missing post was undoubtedly due to a small glitch. You have never posted anything that would "red flag" for deletion, so no worries, as it was NOT intended or personal. I/we .....
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-19-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By Tommyp
Re: The newbie and the 1950ís Slingerland Drum Set

Jeffm333!

Hello!, and WELCOME the the VDF! Tommyp here, and I am the Admin/Mod of our fine little vintage drum forum! I want to make mention that we much PREFER attachments and NOT LINKING to any...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-19-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 840
Posted By Tommyp
Re: The Gretscherland

... and with that, the depths of the "Gretscherland" thread have been duly plumbed ... and then some! <smile> I'll get the lights and the door on the way out!

Tommyp
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-14-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Posting Videos

Yup! ... and thatís what has been happening since the video section was closed with no intervention from David or me. Itís fine!, as long as there isnít an avalanche of videos, which was never really...
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-14-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Posting Videos

DrumBob!

Ya ... and the reasoning back then was, it was supposed to be a section for videos of different drummers/bands performances with no vids of the members playing. That request is actually...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-04-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Buddy Rich Drum Set

OB!
I was asked to help authenticate the drums by the owner and Donn. As is the case so many times with things like this, no one that was involved is still with us to comment .. so .. it becomes a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-03-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Buddy Rich Drum Set

Thatís the set we talked about here. Donn Bennett is working with the owner on the sale .. but .. could take a while, if at all! Niche item for a specific buyer, and again, if there is one!

Tommyp
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-01-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Bernard Has Left The building (and the planet)

I'll help you out here as I have access to the header title ... good to go! <smile!>

Tommyp
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-23-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,480
Posted By Tommyp
Re: This Is The Least Active Forum Ever

Okay ... so after reading all these responses to DB's post, I'll give my thoughts/opinion, as I have been here with David .. we run the forum, and have done so from the start, which was 14 years ago!...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-03-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Help Identifying a Possible Fibes Snare

OB!

As mentioned, I know/play ORIGINAL Fibes pretty cold .. 1965 to 1979 .. and not so much Corder, Darwin, and then Fibes Austin. So ... I did some research. I believe the drum he has here is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-03-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Help Identifying a Possible Fibes Snare

OB!
The drum shown is not fiberglass ... it's a maple shell .. so .. it could either be a Corder made drum which would date it at 1979 on .. or .. a Fibes Austin which would date in from 1994....
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