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Forum: General Drum Questions 05-19-2020, 12:51 AM
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Posted By human71
Re: How will live music performance change in the (near) future?

Slinger fan -- I was on the correct section. The video link I posted was to inform Jimmysticks in regards to his response to my comment, and to others if they choose. I forgot that once you post a...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-17-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 664
Posted By human71
Re: How will live music performance change in the (near) future?

Jimmysticks - Yes, draconian is the word I would use, even the term "new world order". I have tons of family in the eastern U.S., and worry about them. Eventually, people will get fed up of the...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-17-2020, 04:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 664
Posted By human71
Re: How will live music performance change in the (near) future?

As a working drummer, acoustic guitar duo vocalist and percussionist, I and many other of my musician friends are taking a major hit here in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, just as I'm sure you all to the...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-24-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By human71
Uneven lug factory placement???

Hello folks,
Haven't posted in a while, so I was I wondering if someone could shed some light on this subject. After picking up a vintage Bollero 10 lug snare drum, and then giving it an overhaul...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 11-19-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By human71
Re: Mystery crash cymbal - paiste ??

Thanks for the responses. I had my suspicions that this wasn't a Paiste, as it didn't have any visible serial number under the bell as Paiste cymbals usually have.

Cheers,
Rob
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 11-19-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By human71
Mystery crash cymbal - paiste ??

Hey Paiste guys. I came across this ad on my local
Classifieds for this unidentified 17" crash cymbal. As a vintage Paiste collector and user for quite some time, I'm thinking this might be an 80's...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-15-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,347
Posted By human71
Re: Gone But Not Forgotten

Hmmm..It seems you may need to see a Dr. regarding
All that G.A.S you have ;)
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-15-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,347
Posted By human71
Re: Gone But Not Forgotten

Hmmm..It seems you may need to see a Dr. regarding
All that G.A.S you have ;)
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-13-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By human71
Re: Bollero snare make over

Tried to upload pics but not working..
After I click manage attachments and
upload the pics, it says upload failed.
Can anybody help with this ?

Thanks,
Rob
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-13-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By human71
Bollero snare make over

Hello gentlemen ! Just thought I'd post a pic of my recently acquired (3 wks ago) Bollero, 10 lug snare drum. I thought I was going to keep the older/ black oyster sparkle wrap on, but I decided to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-30-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,531
Posted By human71
Re: 1971 Ludwig Set Has Arrived!

Why not use the new ATLAS bass drum spurs ?
They look great, are rock solid, and don't any drilling.
All you do is remove a lug, and there you have it !��
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-30-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By human71
Re: Speed King Reissue?

Knowing Ludwig's reputation, it most probably will surpass the 200.00 mark, for the following reasons. Retro nostalgia, customer and collector anticipation, and of course, more importantly, for...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-14-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By human71
Re: Question on a 20x18 Ludwig F.T.

I'm gonna +1 with those who believe this drum to be unmolested. Badge is normal to look crooked, and to my eye, the drum seems to be an 18x16. 20" floor toms can look slightly shorter in most pics...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-14-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,449
Posted By human71
Re: Nice bollero snare drum !

Hey gantro ! Thanks ! It did take both extremely well, with zero issues. It also captured the wood grain nicely as well, something I wasn't expecting.

Cheers,
Rob
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-13-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,523
Posted By human71
Re: Wrap repair hack

Awesome job, and what a great idea ! I once took loose pieces from behind a lug spot on my vintage pearl president gold grain pearl wrap, and used the pieces to fill in missing broken off wrap pieces...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-13-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,449
Posted By human71
Re: Nice bollero snare drum !

Hey guys. Just thought I'd post a couple of pics of the snare shell's interior after a light sanding, 1 coat of "summer oak" stain, and a high end wood protector sealant to protect the wood. I was...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-12-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,296
Posted By human71
Re: Another High Priced Vintage Kit For Sale

I think we'll see the pope do a drum solo with his feet during christmas mass with a bunch of vegas show girls shaking their bootties before that kit sells at that price Laughing HLaughing HLaughing H
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-12-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By human71
Re: Ginger Baker dead at age 80!

"John Bonham was technically good, but he couldn't swing a sack of 5hit".. Direct quote from Ginger Baker..Personally, I thought he was an arrogant, pompous, technically weak drummer, not worthy of...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-10-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,449
Posted By human71
Re: Nice bollero snare drum !

Hey gantro !
As I stated in another response, the badge literally flaked off and disintegrated .. I could not believe that this Bollero badge is a sticker. Crazy ..
Here's the ad from the pawn shop...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-10-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,449
Posted By human71
Re: Nice bollero snare drum !

Hey Kenwood.
The snare is the exact same as finish as your floor tom. The floor tom that I assumed was missing is also with the kit, as the pawn shop didn't post the pic yet when I first posted my...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-10-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,449
Posted By human71
Re: Nice bollero snare drum !

Hey Michael !
Great hearing from you again. I think I may end up keeping this one simply because the finish will go nicely with my now powder blue painted Stewart bass drum, and of course, the fact...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-10-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,449
Posted By human71
Re: Nice bollero snare drum !

Hi Mikey777,
Thanks for the info on the snare drum.. I actually picked it up today and took it apart for cleaning. All the parts and hardware were just dusty with some grime, and a little stiff, but...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-08-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,449
Posted By human71
Re: Nice bollero snare drum !

Wow ! $60 is a stupid cheap deal for that kit ! Actually, the rest of the kit, minus the floor tom, is also up for sale, and also looks like its in good good shape. Bass drum is missing front hoop...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-08-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,449
Posted By human71
Nice bollero snare drum !

Hey MIJ guys. Was wondering if anyone can tell me a little more about this nice Bollero snare drum I found? I've been searching for a spare "beater" snare drum and came across this little guy. I'm...
Forum: For Sale 10-07-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By human71
Re: FOR SALE: Ludwig B/O Acrolite

Sold my '71 acrolite to a friend for the same price, in Canadian dollars, so technically, less than $175. And yes, i now regret it.��
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