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Forum: General Drum Questions 06-09-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Celebrating 14 years on VDF!

Dan!
David and I started the VDF in 2005! So itís been here for 15 years, as have I in the admin/mod capacity. Mark hooked on shortly thereafter. He is indeed, a great guy and a fine asset, as many...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-19-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,025
Posted By Tommyp
Re: How will live music performance change in the (near) future?

No apology needed! Your post was fine! .. and .. quite poignant given the situation we are all in currently. No ... it's just that it's very difficult to NOT take a political stance on something like...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-19-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,025
Posted By Tommyp
Re: How will live music performance change in the (near) future?

Gentlemen!
I have no issue with this thread as is for the time being as we are indeed experiencing .. and I loathe using these words, simply for their overuse .. unprecedented times. The...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-08-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Vintage sticks

MarkD!

That is correct regarding the Rogers Buddy Rich model. If you look in this thread on page2/post#13, you will see I have included that stick in the BR Collection ... 2nd down from the top....
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-03-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Vintage sticks

OB!
Ya ... I guess the length would he helpful! DOH!!! Anyway, here are the dimensions of the stick/model:

Length ... 15.75" ... diameter ... .550 ... taper down at the tip ... .027 . I want to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-02-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Vintage sticks

OB!
No ... havenít been available from Ludwig for decades! Today, you would have to have them custom made as I mentioned. Iíve been playing that model for the past few years. There are MANY custom...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-02-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Vintage sticks

Hey Mark!
Ya! ... the Ludwig BR/15A comes in at a .550 diameter with an .027 taper to the tip, which is called a be-bop tip. It was a unique stick at the time, and made specifically for Buddy. It...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-02-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Vintage sticks

I have a nice collection of vintage sticks as well! .. but .. typically for me, they are ALL Buddy Rich models. Cool thing is they are all NOS .. and .. from a 30 year period covering the models he...
Forum: For Sale 04-11-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By Tommyp
Re: Snare collection for sale

THANKS for doing that Steve. Now you're good to go! Mark beat me to it by seconds!

Tommyp
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-07-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
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, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,179
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, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,169
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, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
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, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
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, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,342
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, 04:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,342
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, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
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, 02:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,193
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, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
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, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
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, 10:07 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,872
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, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
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, 03:14 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,872
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, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
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, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
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...
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