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Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 03-28-2020, 01:51 PM
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Posted By slingerfan
Re: 1973 Slingerland Sparkling Orange Pearl

Nice. How about some serials?
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-23-2020, 03:05 PM
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Posted By slingerfan
Re: Reason Why This Luxor Snare is So Expensive?

Ad states ...may be the best one left on the planet. Enough said?
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 03-19-2020, 02:06 PM
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Posted By slingerfan
Re: K. or not a K....

Looks like an Ajaha.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 03-18-2020, 10:36 AM
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Posted By slingerfan
Re: K. or not a K....

I'm going with "wrong signature".
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-17-2020, 05:16 PM
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Forum: For Sale 03-16-2020, 07:03 PM
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Forum: General Drum Questions 02-18-2020, 01:34 PM
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Posted By slingerfan
Re: Let's see your drum room!!

Worth more than any drum set!
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-17-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,395
Posted By slingerfan
Re: What are the rarest Slingerland wraps/finishes from th 60's-70's?

Very nice Modern Solo 2R Dave. Did you purchase them new or used? Care to share some serial numbers? First three digits is fine if you don't want to post entire number (e.g. 230xxx).
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-07-2020, 01:06 PM
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Posted By slingerfan
Re: Slingerland grommet tool

Mark (idrum4fun) has the right tool. Seems silly not to take him up on his generous offer. My feeling is the rollover of the grommet will not be 100% correct using the nut & bolt method.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-05-2020, 12:25 PM
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Posted By slingerfan
Re: Slingerland Bass Drum Rods

If 100% originality is of concern to you there are two different T-rod collar shapes used in the early 60's. A Straight collar '60 and '61 (with some in '62) and a bell shaped collar '62-early '70. ...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-03-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,428
Posted By slingerfan
Re: I'm moving!!

Best of luck Mark.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-01-2020, 02:48 PM
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Posted By slingerfan
Re: Slingerland Drums No City Label

OK. Metal BD hoops would indicate Spirit model. 940xxx serials are consistent with later HSS era. According to Dr. Wenk the shell construction on early Spirits was 5-ply mahogany. Later HSS...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-01-2020, 01:53 PM
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Posted By slingerfan
Re: Slingerland Drums No City Label

HSS era is from '89-'94. HSS was the marketer and distributor of Slingerland drums during the Gretsch ownership period. HSS stands for Hohner, Sonor and Sabian. Also, per Slingerland historian Dr....
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-31-2020, 01:22 PM
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Posted By slingerfan
Re: Slingerland Drums No City Label

Slingerlands with that badge are post-Niles imports. That badge and serials 940xxx were used in two different eras. First in the HSS era (early 90's) and then again during the Gibson era (early...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-30-2020, 07:16 PM
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Posted By slingerfan
Re: Slingerland Drums No City Label

As Bob stated pictures are very useful. If you can't post pictures a more detailed description of the badge (e.g. black/silver, black/gold, USA, no USA) and some serial numbers may be helpful. ...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-28-2020, 09:01 PM
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Views: 445
Posted By slingerfan
Re: Leedy in Austin

That would be correct.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-28-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,184
Posted By slingerfan
Re: What did I just buy?!!! MIJ or Ludwig?!!

Hey Mark, originally green sparkle then my vote is for green sparkle rewrap.
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-28-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,395
Posted By slingerfan
Re: What are the rarest Slingerland wraps/finishes from th 60's-70's?

Quite simply it meant "no extra charge" for denim wrap.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-28-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By slingerfan
Re: Leedy in Austin

To be clear the above applies ONLY to Leedy toms (under Slingerland ownership). Slingerland toms are a different story: No badges on Slingerland toms till mid '66.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-28-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By slingerfan
Re: Leedy in Austin

Slinger/Leedy era: No badges on Leedy toms '61 - mid '66. Badges appear on toms before '61 and after mid year '66. (per Slingerland historian Dr. Wenk)
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-27-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By slingerfan
Re: Leedy in Austin

DrumBob, how about a picture of your kit? Do your toms have badges?
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-26-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By slingerfan
Re: Leedy in Austin

Per details that can be seen, '66 or later for this kit.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-25-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,184
Posted By slingerfan
Re: What did I just buy?!!! MIJ or Ludwig?!!

Good luck Mark. Love the telephone wire snare cords!
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-21-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 546
Posted By slingerfan
Re: Slingerland vent/badge placement

Very good, those serials are consistent with '72. Enjoy.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-21-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 546
Posted By slingerfan
Re: Slingerland vent/badge placement

Beautiful kit. Expected serial range is approx. 25xxx - 75xxx. Is that a 24" bass drum?
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