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Forum: Vintage Cymbals 11-11-2020, 04:40 PM
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Views: 177
Posted By longjohn
Re: Just about as thin as a 22" ever gets

Sure is very light for a 22" ..

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-07-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By longjohn
Re: What do I do to prepare a bearing edge for staining?

Do some test samples on a piece of birch first...
Then & if the edge is already shaped & sanded, I would simply mask of the finished edge as close as possible to the bare wood as possible, also...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-31-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland eBay find

You have a couple of odd tension screws as you can see, but they should be the COB stick saver rims, a good buy.



Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-30-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By longjohn
Re: Ludwg External Snare Drum Mufflers?

Oops.. was not thinking wood hoops...

Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-29-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By longjohn
Re: Ludwg External Snare Drum Mufflers?

Rogers made some mid 70's when they ceased putting mufflers in Big R Dynasonics... I still have a few which I use a lot. Tama or Pearl made them too.

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-23-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 38,896
Posted By longjohn
Re: This is the Display Your Slingerland Drums Thread

This was last Xmas.... Thinking will do something similar soon...

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-23-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By longjohn
Re: Drum/Sewing Kit

Lucky that you cottoned on to that one.. I see these things bobbin up from time to time... people think they have their sale all sewn up but some of them leave me in stitches,,, Cool Dude

Cheers...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-17-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland snare basement find, not sure next move

If the wrap is not salvageable to your satisfaction maybe look at some "Mirror Chrome" wrap from Jammin Sam's... worked for me... wont cost the earth either,,

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-17-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By longjohn
Re: 1920's Leedy Engraved Elite

Great work Michael.. and obviously a very rewarding outcome for you... Love seeing these historic pieces being brought back to their former glory...

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-30-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,726
Posted By longjohn
Re: Show Off Your Silver Sparkle

'68 keystones... wish I'd hung on to...

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-28-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,952
Posted By longjohn
Re: Hello......Is This Thing Working?

Maybe Rotarded should change his name to Rotated, ?

Cheers John
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-25-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,952
Posted By longjohn
Re: Hello......Is This Thing Working?

Yes.. one of the few places left that we don't need a mask... Cheers
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-25-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,952
Posted By longjohn
Re: Hello......Is This Thing Working?

Not sure but they seem to turnover quite a bit.... I have one too.. ;)

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-18-2020, 01:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By longjohn
Re: We're does get parts for a canister throne?

Try contacting Jim Moritz at Chicago Drums.... He is currently building replicas.... Nice too.. he'd have parts,,

Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-18-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By longjohn
Re: Where is Johnny Ringo?

Best wishes to you and your wife JR.... Speedy recovery...

Am able to relate closely to your predicament... (My wife has been in hospital since 2nd of July.suffering from severe depression) I have...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-01-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By longjohn
Re: It's all about keeping time!

Cool clock... I had seen this before recently...

(Prime candidate for a badge or logo) .
Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-14-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,007
Posted By longjohn
Re: Do you see what I see in photo?

Looks to be just a single Crash or ride on the HH stand..

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-02-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,973
Posted By longjohn
Re: Star "Midget" Set In a WMP w/10x10 Floor!

Nice work... Never sighted a Blue set before..

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-30-2020, 03:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 978
Posted By longjohn
Re: Doug Clifford's CCR Camco kit.

No Way would I have sat way up there... looks very dodgy indeed...

John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-14-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By longjohn
Re: Star Midget Kit Saved

Had that exact model kit for my kids back in the 70's, same finish too. There is an earlier thread in here somewhere..

Cheers
John
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Forum: Vintage Drums 07-05-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland Blue Flame

If it has the 3 lines & is 60's. 70's then the Snare is COB...

Cheers
John
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 07-05-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By longjohn
Re: 1977 Slingerland Blakrome

Super Rock Kit, Looks great... I still have mine too purchased new... But I
no longer have all of the stands..

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-30-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By longjohn
Re: Apollo Megatone pre Tama King Beat

Nice condition on the snare... The stand looks like Slingerland origin??

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-29-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By longjohn
Re: T-rod ID help--old school rods

Amazing catalogue…. (Not seen by me before).. Thanks
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-23-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By longjohn
Re: How many of you are still friends with old bandmates?

I have a few ex band members from the 70's that are like family. This particular band was together only for a few years but each continued with other bands. We always stayed in touch and always get...
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