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Forum: General Drum Questions Yesterday, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By longjohn
Re: LA area drummers-I need help

Looks like him... But should be spelt Timmermans (with the S) I think... (If so ?) much more discography is to be found..

https://www.discogs.com/artist/401330-Tim-Timmermans

Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-17-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 705
Posted By longjohn
Re: I'm moving!!

Nicely packed up Mark... Nice sound equipment.. Technics were the ants pants down under for many years. I worked for Dual T/T distributor so I have a couple of 505 belt drives & also a Hitachi direct...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-17-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 666
Posted By longjohn
Re: My First Vintage Cymbal

Never have played a Kashian cymbal.
During the last six months I have bought a few new crashes , 2 of these are "Rotocast" Ufip's & are without doubt the most beautifully functioning & sounding...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-15-2020, 02:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 705
Posted By longjohn
Re: I'm moving!!

Ten out of ten for the kits & another ten out of ten for the immaculate presentation of that room... As someone who spent 40 years in the top end Hi Fi industry.. great to see a great quality "Old...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-14-2020, 03:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 797
Posted By longjohn
Re: Why Play Vintage?

Toss in "Newspaper delivery runs".. & O-Lugs does indeed nail it... even across international borders...

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-07-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,484
Posted By longjohn
Re: Removing bottom Concert tom ring on Ludwig...

They look good,,,
Now let's see.... 2 1/2 years at 20 bucks an hour?? Coffee Break2

Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-04-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 705
Posted By longjohn
Re: I'm moving!!

May need to get a pic of yourself carrying your favourite BD across the threshold....

Cheers & Best wishes for the move..


John
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 02-02-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By longjohn
Re: '74 Gold Slingerland Set

I have used an Emad & at present use a Superkick1, for me either works fine with sometimes a felt strip on your reso. Agree 14" sits too high on the single post.

Cheers John
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 02-01-2020, 12:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By longjohn
Re: '74 Gold Slingerland Set

I have been using my 14 as a FT (mounted on a snare stand),for the past several years... sometimes with the 18 or sometimes as a 4 piece minus the 18"

Cheers
John
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-31-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By longjohn
Re: '74 Gold Slingerland Set

Nice kit.. Same set that I have,, The BD's sound impressive,, It's the 51N "Super Rock" model..

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-21-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 429
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland vent/badge placement

That's a real.. real.. nice looking kit.....

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 01-12-2020, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By longjohn
Re: Your best NOS find

For sure a 1930-40's 11" Paper Thin Zildjian Splash... Purchased NOS discounted only in the early 70's from a long time Sydney Piano/music store.. (purchased by a "green around the gills" me).. ...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-05-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By longjohn
Re: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year.... Sorry for your devastating loss.. Great that you are getting back on your feet.. thank god that you are all ok..

Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-31-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By longjohn
Re: Happy New Year!

Happy 2020 everyone....
Cheers from a very dismal & unprecedented smoky Sydney...


John
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-19-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 926
Posted By longjohn
Re: Maybe off-topic - mufflers on modern drum?

I still prefer an internal muffler on a snare drum (most of my snares are fitted) , but I still carry a few of those Rogers 70's external mufflers for toms. (The adjustable Rogers mufflers just clip...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-14-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By longjohn
Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas & Happy New year to All...

& Mark.... those Camco's look great...

Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-13-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By longjohn
Re: A new pedal for gigs

Yes, agree the P-100 is a nice light pedal that works well.. Cheap as dirt down here..

I am more than happy with it's P-1000 brother.. Only pedal I have used for around 6 years..
Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-11-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 595
Posted By longjohn
Re: Year-end Shout out to Tommy P., David A. & the VDF Community

Yes, Thanks indeedy… Feels like home here...
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all forum members.

Last saturdays gig, Christmas'y jackets ??

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-23-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By longjohn
Re: Kids Star Drums

Yes, I bought a set for my kids way back … Here's an Earlier thread.

Cheers
John
http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/showthread.php?t=56221&highlight=midget+star
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-18-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By longjohn
Re: Metal polishing products?

Autosol metal polish for me... adds a good level of protection also..

Cheers
John
Forum: For Sale 11-13-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By longjohn
Re: 1959 Ludwig (Transition Badges) Kit & Ludwig B/O early 70s Super Sensitve

Good to see you hanging out here again Purdie...
All the best.... Cheers .. John
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-13-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By longjohn
Re: Posting Videos

Yes I remember when that function was abandoned with the site upgrade about 5 years back...

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-06-2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 949
Posted By longjohn
Re: Rogers Supreme Hi Hat Restoration

yes … c'mon... what did u use??

Cheers
John
Forum: For Sale 11-05-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,206
Posted By longjohn
Re: Thinking about selling everything

Crazy... Downunder it comes out right way up :)
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-05-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By longjohn
Re: Mr. Odd Time Signatures

Daylight saving???
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