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Forum: Vintage Drums 02-22-2020, 04:33 PM
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Posted By gkrk
Re: Gretsch Dixieland Snare Drums: Feel and Sound?

Thanks for your perspective. I've got a transition badge pioneer in flaking white lacquer and mahogany innner ply as well as a 1968 Rogers Luxor. Those two are pretty different in feel and sound. ...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-11-2020, 05:57 PM
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Posted By gkrk
Gretsch Dixieland Snare Drums: Feel and Sound?

Curious to know what anyone hear thinks about the feel (drum head to hand) and sound of Gretsch Dixieland (6 lug) snare drums, both with single-flanged hoops/clips and with die cast hoops.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-24-2019, 06:23 PM
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Posted By gkrk
Leedy Parallel Strainer: Which Version is Most Reliable?

I'm wondering which of the three (I think it's three) Leedy parallel strainers is the most reliable, especially after all the many years
that have passed since these were on the market. The first...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-05-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,786
Posted By gkrk
Re: Riddle me THIS....

Thanks for the anti-emoji tip. I kept trying to type that band name in my earlier post and just gave up and settled for the emoji.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-03-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,786
Posted By gkrk
Re: Riddle me THIS....

The cult of the guitar hero is a dominant one in regard to the blues and 1960s-1980s, more or less, popular music. Drum heros? VERY few of those and usually because of a drum solo or a timely and...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-04-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,957
Posted By gkrk
Re: Ludwig snare

I (gkrk) posted the DFO note about the Ludwig catalog mix up back in 2013. Pretty sure I'm correct about the image switch. Interesting that this has finally garnered some attention!!

Jeremy
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-18-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,558
Posted By gkrk
Re: Slingerland Radio King 1938 15x8 - Video + Never seen one before?

Those lugs, the original of which were introduced in 1940, are the later reinforced version that came on line in 1948. Is the drum solid maple or multi-ply? The strainer tension knob is later than...
Forum: For Sale 01-30-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,398
Posted By gkrk
Re: Remo PTS 5 Piece Drum Set - $250

I remember seeing them in the local music shop window when I was in college (where I a bit later gave lessons on Saturdays) and wondering if I was missing something; was this the new thing, the...
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