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Forum: For Sale 02-19-2020, 09:55 AM
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Thumbs up Re: Very Rare 1937 Ajax Fidelity Dual..with Diamonds

Thanks Grantro.....yep it's a beauty...not gone yet!!!
Forum: For Sale 02-16-2020, 04:25 PM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Very Rare 1937 Ajax Fidelity Dual..with Diamonds

ASKING 380 ON FEE BAY BUT ON HERE 350!!!!
I CAN POST WORLDWIDE!
Here we have a Very Rare 1937 Ajax Fidelity Dual snare drum..with Diamonds!!
......I have taken pictures with the rims off...you...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-08-2020, 09:22 AM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: A tom with "M" lugs ? What is it..

...go for it Mikey......very unusual buddy
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-26-2020, 02:18 PM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Latest trixon speedfire!!

...Hi Jimmy...thanks buddy.....I have played my 3 tom set a few times and that has been fine...this set only just finished so wish me luck!! Clapping Happy2
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-26-2020, 02:16 PM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Latest trixon speedfire!!

...thanks Grantro....appreciated buddy and glad you like it too...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-25-2020, 10:10 AM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Latest trixon speedfire!!

,,,Still awaiting the front head to be lapped so just a mock up with one of the heads I have already to get an idea...
Hope you all like it....
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-20-2020, 05:24 AM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Oh No...Trixon Is Back From The Dead

..wow!!!
so many replies ...really encouraging to see so many point of views guys...
so...you have the original Trixon brand 1947-1971 approx and then due to the fires and also after the ireland...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-17-2020, 07:18 AM
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Posted By diamond
Smile Re: Latest trixon speedfire!!

...Ok nearly there guys...
...the original 1956 bass drum is now nearly finished...just a calf skin to be made and lapped for the front...
..Also decided to get another floor tom made (that had...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-17-2020, 06:00 AM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Oh No...Trixon Is Back From The Dead

...very well articulated buddy....for sure it seems that a lot of the vintage sets are all coming round to being copied...and they do say copying is the sincerest form of flattery!!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-17-2020, 05:56 AM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Oh No...Trixon Is Back From The Dead

Yes exactly buddy...it's good to see replicas but they should have made the spec as it was...but then again..its also good to still keep the originals as the forerunner... Gretsch, Rogers etc... are...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-16-2020, 04:11 PM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Oh No...Trixon Is Back From The Dead

... ok here is the uk price..i have been told approximately 1,799....
Wow!!!
...Like i said though...think some of the unusual rare drums should be left as such and not made again as a repro's......
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-16-2020, 11:14 AM
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Posted By diamond
Re: Oh No...Trixon Is Back From The Dead

...Yes exactly...I concur...

Drum Bob...quote...They want drums that look like drums, not like empty thread spools, donuts, trumpet bells, pancakes, or someone's shorts ..
ermmm....so what are...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-16-2020, 11:10 AM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Oh No...Trixon Is Back From The Dead

...USUALLY BETWEEN 150-200... But that's for the original ones...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-16-2020, 04:44 AM
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Posted By diamond
Exclamation Re: Oh No...Trixon Is Back From The Dead

Ermmm...we are all a family of vintage drum lovers on this forum...
I do agree and also I'm not to keen on repro drums as I always like to see the originals but then everything nowadays seems to be...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-16-2020, 04:33 AM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Latest trixon speedfire!!

Hi Dionne, thanks for the question...the toms are mounted together so cannot be adjusted individually, but as a collective they can be by moving them on the rack assembly...
These original Trixon...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-30-2019, 01:13 PM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Latest trixon speedfire!!

ok...another update...
hoop has now been rubbed down and painted and also the new green sparkle inlay has been fitted...

also the 28" bass drum has had the green sparkle wrap started so all is...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-27-2019, 10:32 AM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Merry Trix-mas everyone!!

..cheers Kevins...glad you like them too....got a new one to add in !!!
Jump For Joy
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-27-2019, 10:30 AM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Merry Trix-mas everyone!!

thanks Grantro, very much appreciated Excited
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-26-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Merry Trix-mas everyone!!

Hi Kevins, how's you buddy?
..here's a Trixon blog I have been updating during the past few years of my collection... hope you and other members like it...
http://trixonspeedfire.blogspot.com/
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-25-2019, 08:49 AM
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Posted By diamond
Smile Re: Merry Trix-mas everyone!!

Thanks Grantro..... hope we all got lots of drums for Christmas!!!
x-mas2Jump For Joy
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-25-2019, 08:48 AM
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Views: 383
Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Merry Trix-mas everyone!!

...thanks Mark, cheers buddy :Santa:
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-24-2019, 03:53 PM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Merry Trix-mas everyone!!

...wishing all members a very Merry Trix-mas!! .... x-mas3
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-13-2019, 05:40 PM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Latest trixon speedfire!!

Hi Grantro...
6ply was regular for the bd shells without reinforcing rings. 3 ply for shells with reinforcing rings. and Trixons only ever used Beech or birch wood for the shells!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-08-2019, 11:42 AM
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Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Latest trixon speedfire!!

...ok gang...so paint now off the big sized bass drum and then the new old wrap will be put on...stay tuned....on the home straight now!!!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-27-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,448
Posted By diamond
Thumbs up Re: Latest trixon speedfire!!

ok update...
final tom stripped of the white paint and now ready for some polishing!!!

next up the bass drum but this has no green sparkle remaining so i will have to use st drums for the green...
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