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Forum: For Sale 04-25-2020, 12:11 PM
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Forum: For Sale 04-25-2020, 05:52 AM
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Posted By DaveC1966
Re: Ludwig 17 inch tenor shell, rims, heads & some hardware

Mike,

Do you think this would work as a bass drum in a bop configuration, or is the 12 inch depth too shallow?
Forum: Wanted to Buy 04-07-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By DaveC1966
WTB: Ludwig 12 x 20 Hobby Bass Drum

I'm on the lookout for a Ludwig 12 x 20 hobby bass drum. I'd prefer an original drum with no mods, although I'm not concerned about a pristine finish. I have no preference in terms of colour, etc....
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-04-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By DaveC1966
Re: WFL Classic snare strainer restoration question

Thanks Mark for confirming that the snare wires are very difficult to source for that strainer/butt combination. Iím going to take your and Johnís advice and leave things as they are.

Out of...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-04-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By DaveC1966
Re: WFL Classic snare strainer restoration question

Thanks John,
Thatís helpful. This is my first vintage kit and I could only afford a player which has had a few mods (including the original WFL cymbal L arm mount being swapped out for the later...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-04-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By DaveC1966
Re: WFL Classic snare strainer restoration question

A more direct question might be, given the 35 mm spacing of the original fixings (shown in the attached photo), do people think that the original strainer would likely have been a WFL P-87 like the...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-02-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By DaveC1966
WFL Classic snare strainer restoration question

I recently bought a late 50's WFL kit which included a 5.5x14 classic snare. I don't know the exact year of the kit as the interior of the shells have all been painted white at some stage. The...
Forum: For Sale 07-17-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,438
Posted By DaveC1966
Re: 1968 Ludwig 14" Floor Tom + 12" &13"

I have sent you a PM, thanks
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-24-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By DaveC1966
Re: WTB: WFL P83 strainer in chrome

Thanks Mike, I’ll Keep my eyes open for one. Cheers, David
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-22-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By DaveC1966
WTB: WFL P83 strainer in chrome

My late 50s WFL snare had it's original P83 strainer replaced with something that looks similar but has three fixings (two top and one bottom). I'd like to put a P83 back on. The drum has chrome lugs...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-21-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 789
Posted By DaveC1966
WTB: Ludwig/WFL large classic tension lugs in chrome

I've recently taken delivery of a late 50s WFL player-grade kit and am in the process of cleaning it up. In trying to remove one of the lugs from the bass drum one of the screw heads broke off. I'm...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-21-2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 890
Posted By DaveC1966
Re: Can I use a Ludwig P2243B Large Classic Tension Lug on my WFL BD?

Thanks for confirming Grantro,

Even though its not a collector grade kit I would like to keep the drum as period correct as possible, so I'll put a call out on the Wanted to Buy list and see if...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-20-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 890
Posted By DaveC1966
Can I use a Ludwig P2243B Large Classic Tension Lug on my WFL BD?

I've recently taken delivery of a late 50s WFL player-grade kit and am in the process of cleaning it up. In trying to remove one of the lugs from the bass drum and one of the screw heads broke off....
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-12-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By DaveC1966
Re: WTB Rubber tips for club date retractable spurs

Sounds like a great solution. Unfortunately I couldn't find anything that looked suitable at my hardware store
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-11-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By DaveC1966
Re: WTB Rubber tips for club date retractable spurs

Two packs of 12. Should keep me going for a little while...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-11-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By DaveC1966
Re: WTB Rubber tips for club date retractable spurs

Managed to buy them from the seller and get them shipped to my friend in Brooklyn who will forward them in to me here in Melbourne. Thanks again for putting me onto to them.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-07-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By DaveC1966
Re: WTB Rubber tips for club date retractable spurs

Unfortunately it doesn't look like he will ship to Australia and for some reason it's not possible to message him either. I'll see if I can get my friend in NY to take delivery for me...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-07-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By DaveC1966
Re: WTB Rubber tips for club date retractable spurs

Thank Mike and Mark,

Good to know that you've also had those spurs on your Super Classic drums - and those tips are exactly what I'm looking for.

I'll message him and hopefully he'll be able to...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-06-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By DaveC1966
WTB Rubber tips for club date retractable spurs

Hi my 22" WFL bass drum, which has two sets of lugs like the super classic, also has two sets of retractable spurs with the point on one end and the rubber tip on the other - which I understand are...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-06-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 627
Posted By DaveC1966
WTB Pair of 22" 1950s WFL Bass Drum hoops

I'm looking for a pair of hoops for my 1950s WFL bass drum. The kit is in an original plain black wrap which I understand is not that common. In the only picture I could find of a similar fully...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 06-01-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,819
Posted By DaveC1966
Re: Looking for 1950s WFL 16 and 13 COB bottom hoops

Hey Backbeatkeeper, any luck finding that 13 inch hoop?
Forum: Wanted to Buy 05-28-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,819
Posted By DaveC1966
Re: Looking for 1950s WFL 16 and 13 COB bottom hoops

As far as I understand there's no difference between the top and bottom hoops.

I'd certainly be interested to hear if you have a 13. Please do let me know.
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-26-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 98,499
Posted By DaveC1966
Re: Australian Collectors Group

Hi there,
I'm in Melbourne.
Just waiting to take delivery of my first vintage kit from Steve Maxwell in Chicago, a 1950s WFL.
I'd be interested in an Australian group.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 05-22-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,819
Posted By DaveC1966
Looking for 1950s WFL 16 and 13 COB bottom hoops

Hi, I'm new to the world of vintage drums and to this forum (this is my first post). I've just bought a late 50s player grade WFL kit from Steve Maxwell and both the 13 and 16 toms have original COB...
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