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Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-01-2020, 07:37 PM
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Posted By dboomer
Found - please remove

FOUND!

Looking for a thin one. Or a thin 20

thanks
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-15-2015, 04:06 PM
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Posted By dboomer
Re: Trixon Telstar

Sweet!

You use novus on the croc finish?
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 10-09-2015, 02:11 PM
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Posted By dboomer
Re: 602 ride or zildjian Rock ride?

I have a 20" and 22" 602 rides that I'm loving in a small combo jazz situation. They sound best to me when you don't beat them loudly. When I was doing a big band thing I used my Signature 20" Dry...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-22-2015, 12:11 AM
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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-22-2015, 12:07 AM
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Posted By dboomer
Re: This is the Display Your Trixon Drums Thread

This kit is a Speedfire bass drum with Telstar conical toms for max Trixon weirdness.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-20-2015, 01:33 PM
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Posted By dboomer
Re: Drum Sustain

I don't think it's a case of the drum being bad ... but on the fact that when you play near a reflector you are getting a extra boost because of the reflections. Think of it in the way that your...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-20-2015, 01:22 PM
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Views: 7,446
Posted By dboomer
Re: Los Angeles Vintage Drum Garage sale time again ....

I plan on posting a list of what I'm bringing about a week in advance.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-20-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,333
Posted By dboomer
Re: Drum Sustain

Glad to hear you aren't using Hydrolics :)

Well I would say if you are getting the sound you want over hard surfaces and not getting it over absorptive surfaces ... play over hard surfaces (Dr, it...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-20-2015, 11:46 AM
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Posted By dboomer
Re: Center Lug Drums

It sure would be nice if some drum magazine would go to the trouble to make and publish standardized tests. It should be pretty easy to measure impact and decay (ETC test) and it would be nice is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-20-2015, 11:38 AM
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Posted By dboomer
Re: Drum Sustain

Lot of talk about stands and mounts. But did I miss what heads and tuning you have on the drums? Seems to me that's the first step
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-04-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By dboomer
Re: Vintage Pearl kit wrapped in tiger eye

Wow ... that was the first kit I ever owned. I think I paid about $265 back in 1963 for it.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-01-2015, 08:12 PM
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Posted By dboomer
Re: Los Angeles Vintage Drum Garage sale time again ....

Do we need a reservation for a selling spot?
Forum: For Sale 02-07-2015, 04:19 PM
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Posted By dboomer
Slingerland 12 lug COB 14x5

I believe this is called a Spitfire snare from 1979. I believe it was made only for one year in this size. Chrome over brass shell.


This one has 12 lugs top and bottom and is in gorgeous...
Forum: For Sale 01-26-2015, 04:58 PM
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Posted By dboomer
Trixon rack tom - champagne/Gold

!3" Trixon rack tom. In very nice condition for being 50 years old. Some discoloration in the Champagne/Gold colored wrap and some minor pitting on the chrome. The tom mount set screw is not...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 12-30-2014, 11:19 AM
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Views: 1,229
Posted By dboomer
Re: WTB: 1960s Trixon Bass Drum

Sorry, no bass drum. But I do have a 13" rack Tom (champaign sparkle) and a 16" floor tom (red sparkle) for sale if anyone is interested. PM me.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 12-18-2014, 06:44 PM
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Posted By dboomer
Forum: For Sale 12-04-2014, 12:10 AM
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Views: 1,137
Posted By dboomer
Re: Trixon Speedfire drum kit

Yes the set sold a couple of months ago. I replaced the front head before it sold. You can still order them from Remo.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-01-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,632
Posted By dboomer
Re: tension on heads

I don't think I've ever had a plastic skin "stretch out". But even if they do I would be more concerned about the collar to bearing edge contact changing from loosening them up and then trying to...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-01-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,692
Posted By dboomer
Re: Where have all the bargains gone?

I blame non-playing collectors for driving prices much higher than their worth as playable instruments.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-22-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,302
Posted By dboomer
Re: Removing paint from brass shell

What paint stripper doesn't come in a metal can? ;) Actually the vineagar will react more with the brass than any paint stripper I know of. Get a paint stripper that contains methylene chloride.
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-31-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,324
Posted By dboomer
Re: Gonna play my Trixon Speedfire on halloween night!

The kit has been recovered and all the tom mounts and cymbal mounts have been plugged so the drums are all virgin. The rims are all new and the lugs and tension rods are also modern. I'm using all...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-30-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,324
Posted By dboomer
Re: Gonna play my Trixon Speedfire on halloween night!

Played mine last week. Wanna make be a bass bag too?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-26-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,420
Posted By dboomer
Re: Trixon Speedfire

Nice work Dave! Where did you find it?
Forum: For Sale 10-26-2014, 10:22 AM
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Posted By dboomer
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-14-2014, 06:45 AM
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Views: 3,528
Posted By dboomer
Re: Tricky Trixon Project

Yeah, my floor tom is wrapped with 2 pieces but the rack tom is a single. I have a set that has been re-wrapped and done with single pieces. I would imagine that you could make a template out of...
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