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Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 03-28-2013, 09:53 PM
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Re: ''Levon Helm'' Wooden hoop Ludwig kit

SIZES:

25.5x12'' (aprox, bit out of round) Ludwig Universal Bass drum

15x3'' Ludwig Tango snare drum

14x8'' Unknown brand marching snare (converted to rack tom)

15x10'' Ludwig marching...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-25-2013, 03:15 PM
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Re: Leedy & Ludwig Restoration

WHOA. jaw on the floor, BEAUTIFUL set of drums you got there.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-23-2013, 09:35 PM
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Re: Levon Helm inspired wooden kit

Thanks for the advice. Right now i'm using two thin felt strips on the batter and an unknown brand muffler I picked up on eBay for the front head. Cool little contraption don't know where it's from!
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-23-2013, 09:29 PM
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Re: Levon Helm inspired wooden kit

And yup, Fred from the kentucky headhunters did the same thing with old Ludwig marching drums. His kit is pretty BADA**
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-23-2013, 09:25 PM
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Re: Levon Helm inspired wooden kit

His older ones were 1930's/1920's Ludwig and Leedy combination. I'm not sure which drum was Ludwig and which was Leedy though. They are all single tension, you tune both heads at once from either the...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-22-2013, 06:17 PM
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Re: ''Levon Helm'' Wooden hoop Ludwig kit

Thanks everyone !!!!

@orangemi correct, I noticed he had two wooden hoop sets, he played a different one on the last waltz. thanks for the info I wondered where he got those newer ones! He bought...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-17-2013, 03:57 PM
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Re: ''Levon Helm'' Wooden hoop Ludwig kit

Project Progress

http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/showthread.php?t=21298&highlight=levon+helm+inspired
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-17-2013, 03:52 PM
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Views: 12,257
Re: ''Levon Helm'' Wooden hoop Ludwig kit

the inspiration...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaQDFk0fDTk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DO-nwWOb098
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-17-2013, 03:50 PM
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Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-17-2013, 03:47 PM
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''Levon Helm'' Wooden hoop Ludwig kit

This project is finally done!! My tribute to Levon Helm, my drum hero. I started piecing this kit together about two years ago. Levon's death really saddened me, i'm real glad to have this kit to...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-11-2012, 08:13 PM
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Re: Resto advice!!!

Oh man that hardware gleams :eek:
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 10-10-2012, 08:20 PM
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Re: '20s Ludwig & Ludwig

Absolutely gorgeous Cool1
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-07-2012, 08:36 PM
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Re: Buddy Rich mini drum kit

Apparently, the kit was made for Buddy in 1947 to play at the Shamrock Hotel with the Tommy Dorsey band. That's all it really says in the Ludwig book.

The kit is a blast, but I still need a few...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-06-2012, 08:32 PM
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Re: George Way Jellybean Kit

Beautiful drums. Thanks for sharing !
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-06-2012, 08:16 PM
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Buddy Rich mini drum kit

Hello vintage drum enthusiasts! I haven't posted here in a long long while. I just came across this video and thought of the forum, had to post it. Really cool.

From the Ludwig Book:


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Forum: Vintage Drums 12-21-2011, 08:13 PM
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Re: Salvation Army - $35

How lucky can you get!!!!!!Eye Ball
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-21-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 68
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Re: Levon Helm inspired wooden kit

''Clamped'' to the shell :p

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Forum: Vintage Drums 12-21-2011, 08:04 PM
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Re: Levon Helm inspired wooden kit

Today, we attempted to make flesh hoops for the 15'' floor tom. We used birch, cut 1/2'' x 3/8'' and around 55'' in length (same dimensions as an original Ludwig). We put in the angled seam on one...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-16-2011, 01:50 PM
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Re: Little Slingerland Blackrome Concert Toms. Whats the story?

Neil's last slingerland kit was in black chrome used from 1977-1979, before he switched to tama.

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Forum: Vintage Drums 12-11-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 68
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Re: Levon Helm inspired wooden kit

Thanks for the link. I had already considered all the posibilities and searched the internet upside down DOH looking for cheap calf, but in the end the columbia heads listed on eBay were most...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-10-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 29,105
Re: Levon Helm inspired wooden kit

Now thats one cool drum. Absolutely love those lugs. Btw the 26 incher off of this kit is lighter than my 20'' Gretsch Cool Dude !
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-05-2011, 04:42 PM
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Re: Premier "Moon" 71 restore

Turned out great, fantastic project!! Yes Sir
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-22-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,596
Re: Looking for these type of heads

http://www.massmusic.net/item/Aquarian-Drum-Heads---Aquarian-Carmine-Appice-Drum-Heads-18042

Check again
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Forum: General Drum Questions 11-21-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
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Re: Looking for these type of heads

Click the link they are selling them they have a price list.

http://www.massmusic.net/item/Aquarian-Drum-Heads---Aquarian-Carmine-Appice-Drum-Heads-18042
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-21-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,596
Re: Looking for these type of heads

Those are Carmine Appice signature heads made by Aquarian. (that is Vinny Appice in the picture probly playing Carmine's kit or something) Unfortunately I don't know if they still make them, Carmine...
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