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Forum: Vintage Drums 07-13-2018, 08:00 AM
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Posted By Tigerdrummer
Re: Value of Date Stamp 1969 Acrolite

Ok I'm thinking of getting an acrolite but dont have much first hand experience is there a difference in sound from the different era of acrolites. Assuming they had same heads and tuning or are the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-18-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,110
Posted By Tigerdrummer
Re: Older guys

Thanks I will keep that in mind. Already folks have been very helpful here
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-18-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,110
Posted By Tigerdrummer
Re: Older guys

I'm an older guy but a drum newbie. I'd appreciate any suggestions on learning to play rock, country, oldies you experienced folks may have. Thanks
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-07-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,190
Posted By Tigerdrummer
Re: Levon Helm Snare Drum question

Thanks Patrick. Yes they were great. Levon was a unique talente
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-03-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 455
Posted By Tigerdrummer
Yamaha SD-493 another Levon Helm Snare question

Ok per my thread below I am now sure I have this drum. It was my brother's. How do you adjust the snare mechanism? Yeah I should know but it isnt my drum and clearly as I've said before I am a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-03-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 447
Posted By Tigerdrummer
Yamaha SD-493 another Levon Helm Snare question

Ok per my thread below I am now sure I have this drum. It was my brother's. How do you adjust the snare mechanism? Yeah I should know but it isnt my drum and clearly as I've said before I am a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-03-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,190
Posted By Tigerdrummer
Re: Levon Helm Snare Drum question

Thanks, yes that is it. Does anyone know about his DVD there. I am thinking of buying it just because I'm a fan. I'm sure the instruction is above my head
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-03-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,190
Posted By Tigerdrummer
Re: Levon Helm Snare Drum question

Yes it is. Sorry I should have posted a link. I believe I now have one of these that belonged to my brother
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-02-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,481
Posted By Tigerdrummer
Re: My 1st Gretsch Round Badge kit!

Beautiful kit. Looks great
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-02-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,190
Posted By Tigerdrummer
Levon Helm Snare Drum question

levon did an instructional video in 1992 where he plays Yamaha drums. In it he plays a two tone metal snare. Do any of you know what model it was? Have you seen the video and could a new drummer...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-31-2018, 10:01 AM
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Views: 894
Posted By Tigerdrummer
Gretsch 4105 snare w/o badge

I have the parts to a Gretsch snare that belonged to my brother but the badge is missing. I am going to reassemble it for sale most likely. I know I am unlikely to find another badge. How would...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-20-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Tigerdrummer
Re: Strainer question about 1959 Ludwig WMP snare

Yes I have a local shop. Thanks for the snare wire advice. I may get them to do it. This one deserves the best.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-18-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Tigerdrummer
Re: Strainer question about 1959 Ludwig WMP snare

I think so. The batter head was pulled to check the date (Jan 13, 1959) but I am going to reattach it and try it. Should play fine I expect.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-18-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Tigerdrummer
Re: Strainer question about 1959 Ludwig WMP snare

It says Pearl on the ends. I'm not astute enough to know otherwise. A drum shop guy told me the original would not have string near the throwoff but would that would attach via a screw into the...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-18-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Tigerdrummer
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-18-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Tigerdrummer
Strainer question about 1959 Ludwig WMP snare

I have this snare, a Buddy Rich I believe. It belonged to my late brother. Right now it has a pearl snare strainer. I'm looking for the correct snare to replace it. The drum is in good shape and...
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