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Forum: Vintage Drums Yesterday, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By JimmySticks
Re: Camco

First Camco and now DW? Woh, is johnnyringo making a big u turn and going over to the dark side? Have you all of a sudden fallen for John Goode and his timbre tuning methods?Goodness gracious, this...
Forum: Vintage Drums Yesterday, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 185
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: Camco

I can't say I'm a fan of there lugs. I like more traditional style lugs, but that's just me.

Those shells look to be in great shape though, but that tom mount is really rusty, which seems strange...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums Yesterday, 10:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,204
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: Yamamoto Gracy? Anybody know ANYTHING?

So you say Yamamoto made Norma's?

That's interesting to know, since I thought my Norma kit was likely made by Hoshino. But it does have the Gretsch hardware on it, and since none of the Big 3...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-04-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 145
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: Buddy

First, Buddy was a native New Yorker, born and bred in Brooklyn in the bad ol days, the pre-hipster, pre ****genized Brooklyn that I remember so well, hence his tough, take no prisoners attitude. He...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-03-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 180
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

So, I thought it was time to dress up the corner of my basement where my drum kit sits, so my oldest daughter is getting me 2 paintings, and 5 black & white photos. I'm not sure who they'll be,...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-03-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: limited time : DW Movie woody

Yeah, I think my MIJ was made with those same exotic woods and to those exacting specs as well....DOH :D

Seriously, all credit to DW. They really have built a pretty special company from nothing. ...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-03-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 180
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Now that is genius my friend - strictly genius level thinking right there!!!Cool1

I'm going to tell my wife all about your idea. I'm sure she'll go for it!!!Walking Party :Santa:
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-03-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 180
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Women, you can't live with them, and you can't live with them...or something like that! Violinx-mas3
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-03-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By JimmySticks
Somebody Grab This One!

Here's a very nice MIJ kit for sale on eBay. A Kingston Club Date. Fully restored, beautiful condition and gorgeous wrap all at a decent asking price, and will accept offers.
...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-03-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 135
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: 1967 Ludwig Super Sensitive Restoration

Wow, looks awesome!

It's not easy finding a chrome shop these days. They were pretty much regulated out-of-business years ago due to environmental concerns. This shop did a great job, especially...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-02-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 180
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

I don't normally brag about it, but yes...I am a Zen master Mind Blowi

Yes ZBTs are loud, sheet cymbals made for beginners to intermediate.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-02-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,917
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: DW Buys Slingerland Name

Since we kind of brought Rogers into this, I thought I would post this YouTube video up. Wow, this Rogers sounds like really good. That's the sound right there. And the drumming is spot on as well - ...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-02-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 180
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

They never do...Violin

x-mas3
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-02-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 180
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Are those the ones that promise to make your Zildjian ZBTs sound like vintage K's? x-mas3
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-02-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 180
Posted By JimmySticks
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-02-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 180
Posted By JimmySticks
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

So Christmas is coming soon, yay, and Santa :Santa: will soon be on his way. Is anyone out there expecting to find any drum related gifts under the tree this year? Excited

I am! (tease, tease...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-02-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 677
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: I Have Never "Gotten" Gretsch Drums

This is good schooling for me, since I eventually would like to upgrade to a nice vintage American kit someday.

I was always perplexed at the vintage Gretch prices myself, and wondered what made...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-01-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,917
Posted By JimmySticks
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-01-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,917
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: DW Buys Slingerland Name

I don't want one, I'll be buying a NEW Slingerland kit!!!guitar3
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-01-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,917
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: DW Buys Slingerland Name

Amen!Clapping Happy2

So johnnyringo sells a lot of kits? Other guys have a lot of kits and never sell any. I could ask that guy how many kits does one person need? How many can you play? Don't...
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-29-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 372
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: Leg Cramps After Drumming

It might be time to find a nice quiet jazz gig in a suburban hotel lounge Bob!:p

I didn't want to burst anyone's bubble concerning tonic water, but I guess I can say it now that you didn't like...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-28-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,917
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: DW Buys Slingerland Name

But why should we stop?

This has been a great thread. It's not BS, it's opinions and everybody should be able to air them, that's what forums are for. I'm not sure why some people here seem to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-27-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,917
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: DW Buys Slingerland Name

Nothing wrong with a differing opinions johnny, that's what makes the world go round, and keeps the forum interesting. I hope you watched that little video I posted before, because it does look like...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-27-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: Anybody have Dealings With Sergio Bellotti at 247 Drums?

I'm an e bay buyer, and I always look at the sellers rating first. Anything below 98%, and I won't buy from him/her.

My guess is these sites let bad sellers continue to sell because of the rating...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-27-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,917
Posted By JimmySticks
Re: DW Buys Slingerland Name

Here's a nice video of the acquisition of Slingerland by DW. This should make the skeptics feel a little better. It looks like a win-win for everyone so far -
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