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Forum: Vintage Drums 04-13-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By JFBL
Re: Would You

I agree with K.O. 14 inch floor tom, untouched with the more desirable bass drum size, and with a 12? I say this isn't such a bad deal. Those 14 inch floor toms alone are pretty desirable. Yes the...
Forum: For Sale 03-18-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By JFBL
Re: **RARE** Big R New Mahogany with 14"x20" BD, 4 pc set with '67 COB Dyna-Sonic sna

These are beautiful drums at a great price. Someone will be very happy!
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-13-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By JFBL
Re: Kudos to johnnyringo!

Goooood karma :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-11-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By JFBL
Re: SoCal Treasure

Beautiful man. That finish ages so well!
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-06-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,084
Posted By JFBL
Re: Bop/Jazz Kits

I happily take my vintage gear out to gig, I want to PLAY it. I don't have any flawless museum pieces and don't care about that kind of thing. :) I just take care of it and never keep it in the car...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-06-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By JFBL
Gretsch 1969 Transition Era Snare, Walnut

Hi all,

I am looking for a specific Gretsch snare from the 1969/70 Transition era, in Walnut finish. Either Round Badge or Stop Sign Badge.

BONUS POINTS: The drum has a paper tag bearing a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-17-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By JFBL
Re: Interesting CL Ad In NJ

If I needed a Gretsch kit and could spare the time, I'd be in the car :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-13-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,915
Posted By JFBL
Re: Why Play Vintage?

I like the wood, I like the metal, I like the parts, I like the smell, I like the sound.
Forum: For Sale 02-12-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,990
Posted By JFBL
Re: 1968 Ludwig Mod Orange Hollywood Set

I love Mod Orange, it's one of my favourite finishes and the era is perfect for me, but I'm out of the game at that price.

EDIT: Hahaha - saw that this was an old post that got resurrected, still...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-06-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 868
Posted By JFBL
Re: Down beats

Yeah, I think he says on the ad someone swapped out the rail consolette for the mount, but I'm not sure.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-06-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 868
Posted By JFBL
Re: Down beats

Here is another one for sale locally, $2500 Canadian approx $1800 USD. Love this finish!
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-04-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 868
Posted By JFBL
Re: Down beats

Here's one in Vegas, and if my eyes don't deceive me it includes a Downbeat snare. And that snare looks like a Transition Badge Downbeat snare.
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Forum: Vintage Drums 02-01-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By JFBL
Re: Approx value? LUDWIG Keystone 1959 Trans badge JAZZ"DownBeat"

I've had a similiar run with finishes... Although they made 4x13s, this one is one of the 4x14s.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-01-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By JFBL
Re: Approx value? LUDWIG Keystone 1959 Trans badge JAZZ"DownBeat"

Hi all,

Here are some clean high resolution photos (https://photos.app.goo.gl/ouKZtvmZv16y5s8j8). This drum is just beautiful, played her again for hours last night, still haven't touched the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-31-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By JFBL
Re: Approx value? LUDWIG Keystone 1959 Trans badge JAZZ"DownBeat"

Hey all, I got the drum yesterday and spent hours last night playing, it sounds amazing! I was shocked at how great it sounded out of the gate. It arrived tuned up properly at a medium pitch and I...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-28-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By JFBL
Ludwig: 1959 Transition Badge Downbeat Snare

It took a while but this baby is on the way! I can't wait. It's all original and very clean.

I have the "matching" set in late 60s Gold Sparkle, in more sizes and configurations than is polite to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-28-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By JFBL
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-28-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By JFBL
Re: Got a rare Orange Trident kit (by Capelle)

I've heard about those sets. Very cool.

http://www.vintagedrumguide.com/orange_drums_catalogs.htm
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-26-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By JFBL
Re: Maybe I should Have Kept These Drums

Do you mean the kit you were playing in the 90s Mitch? Didn't you have a 20/12/14 in natural maple? I loved those drums, sounded so good!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-20-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,163
Posted By JFBL
Re: This is the Display Your Sonor Drums Thread

That is a beautiful set KCDD. Glad to hear it's almost all together :)
(I didn't know about the logo anomalies in the Sonor pool, interesting!)
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-11-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By JFBL
Re: OMG Say it isn't so . . . Neal Peart has passed

RIP Neil Peart. So sad for his family, Geddy and Alex and the Rush family and his many friends - some that he knew, some that he didn’t.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-11-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,163
Posted By JFBL
Re: This is the Display Your Sonor Drums Thread

Ever sell a kit and regret it?

I sold this set a few years ago but saw them pop up for sale locally a few weeks ago... Snagged them again. Early 60s Sonor in Black Galaxy Sparkle, my favourite...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-27-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,971
Posted By JFBL
Re: Vintage Ludwig 3-ply, 12x18 Bop!

"The Von Trapp Family Singers!"
Forum: For Sale 10-24-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,302
Posted By JFBL
Re: Top Hat and Cane set for sale

One of the coolest sets ever. Beautiful. Look at what people pay for guitars! :) Good luck with the sale.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 10-24-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By JFBL
Re: 60s Sonor, Bass Drum mounted cymbal stand

Hey - that's amazing! Thanks all :)
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