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Forum: Vintage Drums 02-06-2020, 08:03 AM
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Posted By Lingontega
Ludwig set with mixed shells

I recently bought a set of 70s Ludwigs from the original owner. Clear interiors but two shells have re-rings two do not. The numbers are not in sequence. Is it possible that Ludwig went through a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-06-2020, 09:14 PM
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Views: 404
Posted By Lingontega
Gretsch RB Brass snare

I've brought up this old Gretsch snare before and it's caused some controversy. It's a plain brass RB snare, not COB. People speculated that it had been stripped or that it wasn't a Gretsch shell. I...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 01-06-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,920
Posted By Lingontega
Re: Ordered "No Brand" hi-hats for $33?

I bought a Wuhan Western 18" c/r recently for $65. It's excellent!
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-24-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By Lingontega
Re: Interesting Celebrity-Owned Ludwigs on Craigslist

I for one always enjoyed Mick's drumming. Not a technical master but some very unique grooves
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-14-2016, 03:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,887
Posted By Lingontega
Re: What Are 10 of YOUR Favourite Led Zeppelin Drum Grooves?

I played in a Zep cover band for twenty years and the one groove I always enjoyed playing was Wanton Song.
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-19-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,406
Posted By Lingontega
Re: The Floor Tom

Death to floor toms! Hail really large cowbells!
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 11-15-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,641
Posted By Lingontega
Re: 1968 Ludwig Jazzette bop kit

Yup, that's a beaut!
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-16-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By Lingontega
Re: Gretsch hardware experts

Thanks so much for your reply, I tried to buy the older version on Ebay, but alas, so now I'm on the hunt again!
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-13-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,649
Posted By Lingontega
Re: Dodgy moment at gig

I fainted in the heat from the spotlights during the intro to The Song Remains The Same, had to be carried off the stage....good times!!
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-13-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By Lingontega
Gretsch hardware experts

I wonder if the bass drum bracket for the 4937 tom holder is interchangeable with the older 4936 equivalent. Would much appreciate an answer, thanks!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-08-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By Lingontega
Re: Pearl 6,5" Maple 70s

Coolest finish ever, don't understand why it didn't last!
Forum: For Sale 07-07-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,011
Posted By Lingontega
Re: 70's Star (Werco) Clear Acrylic Drum Set

Wow, that's something you don't see every day!!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-07-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,975
Posted By Lingontega
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-25-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,926
Posted By Lingontega
Re: Famous drummer playing other brands

How about a young Gadd on some Rogers...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-24-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By Lingontega
Re: Vintage Premier Find!

Wow...that's quite a haul, call Townshend and Daltrey and tell them you are ready to gig!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-07-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,975
Posted By Lingontega
Re: Pearl drums hieroglyphic wrap

They were offered briefly in the 70's, wasn't a special order finish. Still looking for a set...
Forum: General Drum Questions 04-09-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By Lingontega
Steve Gadd

Happy 70th!
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-20-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By Lingontega
Re: Drum repair in NY?

Maxwell has a great repair shop. not the cheapest but very good!
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-20-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By Lingontega
Brian Wilson

I find this really cool, Brian Wilson just did an AMA on Reddit and was asked about musicians he admires. His response; (H)Al Blaine because of his great drumming. He played on "California Girls."
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-11-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,101
Posted By Lingontega
Re: 70s Gretsch

No wonder the Japanese were so successful!
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-10-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,101
Posted By Lingontega
70s Gretsch

Recently picked up a set of mid-70s Gretsch drums, been swearing over the dual tom holder ever since (#4937)....what a piece of junk! What were they thinking?!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-01-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,751
Posted By Lingontega
Re: Help identifying a snare drum please?

Yeah, looks like Shaftesbury!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-01-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,531
Posted By Lingontega
Re: Where have all the bargains gone?

I just picked up a 70s all original Gretsch concert tom set for $150, pretty nice!
Forum: General Drum Questions 11-28-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,144
Posted By Lingontega
Re: WHAT HAVE BEEN YOUR Worst drum gear purchase blunder

A set of these monstrosities in the 80's, holy Hell were they awful!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-15-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,308
Posted By Lingontega
Re: For your perusal and enjoyment. A must for Pearl guys!

I'd be happy to play those pearls for the rest of my life, very nice!! Thanks for sharing.
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