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Forum: Vintage Drums Today, 05:26 PM
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Posted By longjohn
Re: Help Identify my 2 Slingerland Snares

I'd say that it's not.... they were 3ply shells then , but if you unscrew a lug (or even better), the tone control you should get a look in ..

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums Today, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland 1970 Festival Snare Drum

Nice one... Steel rims, Mark?

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums Today, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 53
Posted By longjohn
Re: Help Identify my 2 Slingerland Snares

Looks correct to me... Serial number on the Hollywood Ace should pin down a year. Nice combo..

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums Yesterday, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 95
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland Cutaway Project

Hope you leave those Crappy metal decals off... spoils the whole look of the shells..

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums Yesterday, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By longjohn
Re: do you believe it?

Somebody should jump on that quickly...

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-26-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By longjohn
Re: Vibra-Fibing shell interiors

Usually anything that thickens a shell ... will reduce the resonance.... AKA Pearl wood/fibreglass shells.... dead as a doornail...

Cheers
John
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 11-26-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By longjohn
Re: 1970's Ludwig 3/ply in Red and Champagne Sparkle

Great looking kit... Nice pics too.... I like the two colour sparkles.. same vintage as my Slingerlands..

Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-25-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland "festival" questions....

The early COB shells had a 180 degree fold for a bearing edge... The later steel shells had a conventional "Sound King" type bearing edge. There are reported instances where Sound King shells were...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 11-11-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
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: 242
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: 877
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: 294
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: 294
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: 39,228
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: 506
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: 846
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: 624
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: 1,780
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: 3,047
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: 3,047
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: 3,047
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: 713
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: 981
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: 930
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: 1,037
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
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