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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-28-2014, 05:41 PM
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Re: Looking for 14x14 Pearl President phenolic shelled floor tom

Nice.
I have yet to find a phenolic 14x14.
But, interestingly, I came across a Canopus Phenol Fiber snare drum.....hmmmm, could this be a good thing or a bad thing for those of us underground fans...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-28-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By frupydrumming
Re: Star 3 ply w/rings vs 6 ply shell sound.

I prefer the thinner shells for toms, but I have run across Crown and Pearl 6-ply or more-ply older kick drums that have great tone across all dynamics and volumes.
The thing with the thinner...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-27-2013, 07:19 PM
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Posted By frupydrumming
Looking for 14x14 Pearl President phenolic shelled floor tom

Anyone have a 14x14 Pearl President phenolic shelled floor tom for sale?
Prefer in gold strata or root beer pearl wrap, but anything will do.
Thanks.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-05-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: Sixties Blue Pearl Pearls

Nice set of old pearls.
I recommend tearing them down and cleaning and rebuilding.
Re-level and sand the bearing edges......keep original profile though....they tend to be rounded over edges...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-05-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,366
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: Pearl "Mod Badge" phenolic Presidents? Anyone have the scoop on these?

Actually, I got a total of 3 sets of Pearl Presidents....1. is a set of blue agate wrap, 20x14, 12x8, 13x9 and 16x16....2. is a set of red agate wrap, 20x14, 13x9, 16x16, 13x5 snare (made from a 13x9...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-30-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,366
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: Pearl "Mod Badge" phenolic Presidents? Anyone have the scoop on these?

They were made and sold in Japan only....hence the rarety. They are very coveted in Japan. I tried to work a deal with the guy Montana before you bought them.
Anyhew, I had a 13x9 tom with the mod...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-09-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,012
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: Pearl Valencia Drums???

Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I got the answer I was hoping for. Thanks to all that responded.
Boo to nothing special. Anyhew, it matters not....I dig'em anyways.
They are the earlier 60s variety of Valencias...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-04-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,012
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: Pearl Valencia Drums???

Thanks for the reply. But, my question still remains unanswered....what is with this red badge?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-04-2013, 12:42 PM
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Posted By frupydrumming
Re: Early 70s Pearl President Phenolic SENSATION

Nice job on the drums!
Again, I do not know who did that to that kick (it came to me from Redding, CA cut into two halves). You have made the best of it for shure.
Also, I am glad to hear the...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-30-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,012
Posted By frupydrumming
Pearl Valencia Drums???

Anyone have knowledge of this red Pearl Valencia badge? Where are the drums from (US market, Europe market, Japan market? How old? How come different badge than seen before?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-27-2013, 01:01 PM
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Views: 1,677
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: 1960s Pearls

Check out and please help identify the year and 1st place of sale (Japan, US, Europe?) of this Pearl Valencia kit. Thanks.
Shell is three ply luan with re-rings. Thin-shelled...age-dried wood drums!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-26-2013, 07:18 PM
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Views: 1,677
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: 1960s Pearls

Larry,
Any interest in selling the drums?
Forum: For Sale 08-22-2013, 12:26 PM
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Posted By frupydrumming
Pearl President Drumsets, Phenolic shells

Hey Pearl President fans!
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I have the following phenolic shelled President kits for sale:
1. 22x14 kick, 13x9 tom, 16x16 tom, black wrap, orig tom post mount replaced with late 80s...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-18-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,510
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: vintage Pearl Purple

Tasmania, please show some pics of the inside of the shells? Are they wood or are they phenolic? Don't know about phenolic? Google it. The phenolic shells are good sounding thin shells that will...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-18-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,677
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: 1960s Pearls

Larryz,
I would like to buy the Pearls you have. Let me know for how much you would sell and ship the drums to SF, CA 94107?
Frup
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-05-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: pearl president bass drum rail consolette

Hey, post some pics of the Pearl Presidents. There are several people who are fans of the phenolic shelled Presidents as opposed to the wood shelled Presidents. Show the inside of the shells in your...
Forum: For Sale 02-25-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: 68 Tempro

If still for sale, how much to sell and ship to SF, CA 94107?

THanks,
J
Forum: For Sale 11-30-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,347
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: Older Pearl Bass Pedal maybe tom holder???

Hey, the mount looks to be a Pearl, or Pearl-a-like.
Anyhow, I would be interested in buying it.
Can you sell and ship to SF, CA 94107 for $30?
Thanks.
Forum: For Sale 11-29-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,172
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: 60's Pearl Super Deluxe

How about me?
I will email you tonight so we canwork offline.
John
Forum: For Sale 11-29-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,940
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: vintage Pearl? double tom mount w/ bass drum and tom brackets! $50

Yep, thats a Pearl mount.
I can buy it for $50 sold and shipped to me in SF, CA 94107.
Let me know.
Forum: For Sale 08-15-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: 60's Pearl "President" snare B.O.P.

Did you sell the 60's President snare B.O.P?
Forum: For Sale 08-15-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,359
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: 14" MIJ Blue Sparkle Floor Tom

Hey, check for PM sent today.
Thanks,
John
Forum: For Sale 08-15-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: Paiste 602 hats and ride

Hey, do you still have the hats?
If so please email me at: j m c d r u m @ g m a i l . c o m.
spaces left intentionally between each character in my address.
Thanks,
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-30-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 540
Posted By frupydrumming
Pearl President Shell Repair

Hello, I would like some advice on what material/epoxy/resin to use to repair a 2" diameter hole in the shell of a phenolic-shelled Pearl President tom.
I envision cutting a piece of plastic or...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-19-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 31,679
Posted By frupydrumming
Re: Pearl President : good drums?

Osakabop,
I am acquiring a set of the gold strata oyster or tiger eye oyster Presidents soon. I also have a President snare with the same snare throw that you have on your snare....has the old Pearl...
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