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Forum: Vintage Drums 11-22-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 29,046
Posted By mlayton
Re: Record Covers with (vintage) Drums on!

Thanks for posting those and keeping this neat thread alive. I love the "feast" cover.

Mike
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-17-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By mlayton
Re: Got some vintage sticks today.............

Another stick nerd here as well. That was a nice lot that you picked up for sure. Well done and enjoy.

Mike
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-16-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,505
Posted By mlayton
Re: Beware of this seller!!!

I've had this happen to me a couple of times. It sucks. I will say this though. Some buyers also contribute to this by not following through with their end of the deal. Certainly not the case here,...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-09-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By mlayton
Re: New price points

I assumed that it was in reference to the 38,000 Ringo kit and the 32,000 Ringo style snare on Ebay. Am I wrong?

Mike
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-02-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By mlayton
Re: Need opinions on Ludwig Supra

Two big factors will be condition and whether it is the pointy badge or rounded corner edge. Nice 6.5s with the pointy badge bring a serious premium and have been for years.

Mike
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-29-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By mlayton
Re: Majestic Deluxe 3-piece

Great job! Strong work.

Mike
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-22-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By mlayton
Re: Majestic Deluxe 3-piece

Great find! Enjoy those.

Mike
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-17-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By mlayton
Re: 1920's Leedy Engraved Elite

Well done! What a great drum.

Mike
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-07-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By mlayton
Re: Ludwig Gold Painted Hoops?

I can't say for sure on the hoops. I've seen some painted hoops that matched the color of the drum before that were factory original. Some of the early WFL badges used a larger, thicker grommet that...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-05-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By mlayton
Re: Would you buy it?

Nope, pass on it based on what you mentioned. You can find what you want and it will retain value. Good luck.

Mike
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-29-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By mlayton
Re: Kid Stuff

Very neat! Nice work.

Mike
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-29-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By mlayton
Re: Wanted 70s-80s Ludwig Black Beauty 5x14

I saw where one sold on Ebay a couple of days ago. Did you see it by any chance?

Mike
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-28-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,787
Posted By mlayton
Re: Show Off Your Silver Sparkle

Don't currently own any Silver Sparkle. Here are a few snares and a couple of floor tom singles that I sold in the past.

Mike
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-26-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By mlayton
Re: Lookie Here

Thanks Howie. Oddly enough you gave me some encouragement several years back when I was first considering a center lug 17"! This one has original late 50's playon plastic heads on it. I use a felt...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-25-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By mlayton
Re: Lookie Here

My Ludwig 17/13/15 Club Date kit. All original wraps. All mutts.

Mike
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-21-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By mlayton
Re: Solution for chrome parts

I use Dawn dishwashing liquid mixed with water. Usually let it soak over night. The results are amazing.

Mike
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-20-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By mlayton
Re: Nice surprise 60's pearl

Very nice find. Great wrap!

Mike
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-17-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 982
Posted By mlayton
Re: Where is Johnny Ringo?

You and your wife are in our prayers.

Mike
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-16-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By mlayton
Re: Price of Vintage Drums depressed

When I was young, Dad always drove Corvettes....drag raced them too. Back in the 70's he bought a '66 with the 427,4 speed and factory side pipes. Think he gave 4k for it. Someone had waxed it and...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-15-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By mlayton
Re: Please help Identify L-Arm

Should be a WFL model.

Mike
Forum: For Sale 09-15-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By mlayton
Re: 17 WFL Bass Drum

Beautiful drum. I'm a big fan of this size. GLWS.

Mike
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-10-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
Posted By mlayton
Re: Late 70's Lacquer over Brass Supraphonic

As far as serials go, my 5" 70's Black Beauty is 1587276. My 6.5" 70's Black Beauty has a hand scribed badge.

Mike
Forum: For Sale 09-08-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By mlayton
Re: FOR SALE: Vintage 1960s Whitehall 12/14/20 Drum Set in Tigers Eye Pearl

Beautiful set of drums there Derek. Somebody is going to love these!

Mike
Forum: For Sale 09-07-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,011
Posted By mlayton
Re: Matched set of mid 70ís hollow logo Zildjians

Hollow ink logo is late 70's/very early 80's. Hollow Block stamp is mid 50's.
Forum: For Sale 09-06-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,011
Posted By mlayton
Re: Matched set of mid 70ís hollow logo Zildjians

I didn't comment on this John. I think that was Wayne. Thank you for the good thoughts and wishes though. And certainly the same to you.

Wayne I think that John found these all together from the...
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