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Forum: Vintage Drums 05-12-2012, 10:20 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Your not kiddin, that snare drum is awesome!
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-08-2012, 03:41 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Yes Tommy, your drum is way cool and one of a kind for sure. I do appreciate your help very much, your turned out fantastic! I assume the procedure is to get the metal rolled, glue to shell and drill...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-08-2012, 03:15 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Yes I remember you chimming in a while ago. Thanks for the details on the proccess. I was going to have the steel rolled, I think its the only way to do it. I just could not find the steel any...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-08-2012, 06:56 AM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

I bought the steel from this place,

http://www.shopstarlandmetals.com/contact-us.aspx

I purchased two pieces, one for the snare drum I bought on e-bay and one for the 16" floor tom that I...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-07-2012, 06:42 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

The new stainless steel that I bought has arrived. Here it is with the protective film pealed back. Canít wait to get to work on the Fibes kit. I started another project while I was waiting for the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-22-2012, 05:57 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Well I cleaned up and polished the bass drum and have decided to only rewrap the rusty snare drum I bought from flee-bay and the 16" floor tom that I went berzerk on. Tomorrow I will order the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-20-2012, 03:56 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Very good point, and if I dont intend on selling them (which I dont) then the value means nothing anyway. I will more that likely oreder the materail for the two drums, try it out and see how it...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-20-2012, 12:58 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

No, I dont have it. When I want to do dumb things I go all the way! It was toast anyway, all bent up frum removing, see pic below
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-20-2012, 10:48 AM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

I have a new qoute from this place

http://www.shopstarlandmetals.com/contact-us.aspx

$240.00 for 304#8 24 gauge mirror stainless steel cut to my specs and shipped to my shop. Enough to cover...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-19-2012, 05:08 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Just got off the phone with the sheet metal place, 490.00 to have them cut stainless steel for my drums, ouch! The origionals are looking better and better. Why did I strip that 16??? stupid me.

JC
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-19-2012, 04:18 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Well I polished the 14 and the 18 to see just how good they could look and wow I really kicking myself for removing the wrap from the 16"ft. Still need to clean up the bass drum and see what I have. ...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-17-2012, 06:49 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Hey thanks for following, this is going to be a learning experience for me also. And by the way, I dont do any gigs anymore, the drums will probably be set up in my office so I can see and play...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-17-2012, 07:04 AM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Thank you for your kind words. I called a chrome shop yesterday to get some ideas, we wont be dealing with the chrome shop. Now I am looking hard at purchasing 26 guage stainless steel and polishing...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2012, 10:25 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

YOu know, Fibes offred a butcher block "Formica" type of wrap that would be so easy to do. Problem is, I hate that finish. Another one they offered was again a "Formica" Teak wrap. That one would I...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2012, 12:36 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Here's something to consider: leave them natural, with just a clear topcoat. I saw a Fibes kit on eBay years ago that was a NOS NAMM demo, with no wrap at all so the music retailers could see how the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2012, 12:27 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Try this place, but be ready to empty your pocket. I figured it would take over 500 to do my kit, now with the snare drum added in the mix.,,,
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Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2012, 12:24 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Ya just figuring out how to polish the gray stainless to a nice shine, like chrome. I really dont want the drums to look like a refrigerator. I also have a leed on some aluminum. But idealy, chrome...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 99
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Ya, Im gonna call the place on Monday and see if I have the right material. You can buy a sample pack for 7.50 plus shipping. This is a cool place, check it out,,,,,
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Forum: Vintage Drums 04-14-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 99
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Your right. One thing is I am not in a hurry. I am really looking into chrome metal sheeting that will be as close to origional as possible. Otherwise, I found a place that will cut brushed stainless...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-13-2012, 09:26 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Picked up this snare drum on ebay to go with the kit. It is rough shape also. Still no decision on the new wrap but I have a buddy that might get me some aluminum sheeting that could be polished to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-16-2012, 11:49 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Bill thats great. I think the drums deserve to be restored to origional as close as possible. Thanks for the picture!

Jeff C
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-15-2012, 01:51 PM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Well yes, my mind is cluttered with lots of things right now. I have considered veneer, it would be less money than wrap but I have done it and would like to try the jaminsams wrap once. I am going...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-15-2012, 06:43 AM
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

I am considering that, but for today LoLoLoLo my mind is on vintage white pearl. Silver sparkle is very classy too I think.

Thanks. Jeff C
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-14-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 99
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Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

Your not putting me down at all. You are right, they are much more "collectable" with origional wraps. I posted the last picture because in the first four pictures they look like they could be...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-13-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,225
Posted By jccabinets
Re: Fibes drum score

I made the decision to remove the wraps based on their condition. I took a close up shot to show everyone what I mean. I tried to remove the rust but had no good results. I did consider sanding them...
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