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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-30-2019, 09:33 PM
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Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Removing Black Spots!

I don't know what caused them. They were on the drum when I bought it used.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-30-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By Donovan Drums
Removing Black Spots!

I have a 90s era Rocker chrome over wood snare drum. I think it's an LR751.

I've got several black spots of varying sizes on the wrap (see pic).

Any suggestions on how to get those out? I've...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-25-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Head Recommendations for 1958 WFL "Duco" Snare

Great suggestions! Thanks to one and all!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-23-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By Donovan Drums
Head Recommendations for 1958 WFL "Duco" Snare

Looking for recommendations for batter and snare heads for a 5.5x14" '58 "Duco" snare drum.

Thanks!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-18-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By Donovan Drums
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-17-2019, 08:49 PM
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Views: 168
Posted By Donovan Drums
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-17-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By Donovan Drums
Need Bolts & Washers for Supraphonic

I have a late 70s Supraphonic.
It's missing three of the lug attachment bolts and washers (see pic).
Is it possible to purchase those without buying the complete replacement Imperial lugs?
...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-26-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By Donovan Drums
Ludwig Supraphonic Chrome Damage

I saw that the snare side head was torn on the bearing edge.
When I took off the head a chunk of chrome came off too, about 3/4" long.

Please see the attached picture...

What is the...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-23-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Donovan Drums
Question Re: Heads for a '69 Supraphonic

Jim, how many snare wires you got on that gosh darn thing?
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-22-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Donovan Drums
Heads for a '69 Supraphonic

Looking for suggestions from the community on batter and snare side heads for a 1969 (early blue/olive) Ludwig Supraphonic 5x14.

Owner wishes to use medium tuning for classic rock.

Your...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-17-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Snare Set Advice Needed for Vintage Acrolite

Thanks all for the great advice. I think I'll try a 20 strand set from DFD. The price is right!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-16-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By Donovan Drums
Snare Set Advice Needed for Vintage Acrolite

Hi All,

I have a '67 Acrolite that I need to replace the snare set on.

I have a Remo Coated Ambassador on the batter side and a Remo Hazy on the bottom.

Not sure what the snare strand count...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-02-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Premier Olympic Small Hardware

It also may be that the inside of those screws were damaged by the guy (or gal) before me.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-01-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By Donovan Drums
Premier Olympic Small Hardware

I'm working on my 70s Olympic snare drum. I attempted to remove the lugs for a complete spa treatment. Unfortunately, I encountered a screw head that while it appeared to be Phillips, a Phillips...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-01-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Premier Olympic Snare Drum Questions

Any idea what that thread depth is?
Thanks for the information!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-30-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Premier Olympic Snare Drum Questions

I want to keep it original...

I am mounting an all out search for the slotted key! It feels like a quest for the grail!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-30-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Premier Olympic Snare Drum Questions

Thank you for that information.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-28-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Premier Olympic Snare Drum Questions

Do yours have the slotted tension rods?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-28-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Premier Olympic Snare Drum Questions

Thanks for the info!
Looking around I found an Aquarian Texture Coated and an Aquarian Classic Clear snare side on hand.
Should work okay, right?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-28-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By Donovan Drums
Premier Olympic Snare Drum Questions

Hi folks. My first post on this forum.

I have a Premier Olympic snare drum that I am trying to get back into playable condition. The shell appears to be stainless steel (magnet test).

I would...
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