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Forum: Vintage Drums 10-14-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By human71
Re: Question on a 20x18 Ludwig F.T.

I'm gonna +1 with those who believe this drum to be unmolested. Badge is normal to look crooked, and to my eye, the drum seems to be an 18x16. 20" floor toms can look slightly shorter in most pics...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-14-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By human71
Re: Nice bollero snare drum !

Hey gantro ! Thanks ! It did take both extremely well, with zero issues. It also captured the wood grain nicely as well, something I wasn't expecting.

Cheers,
Rob
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-13-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By human71
Re: Wrap repair hack

Awesome job, and what a great idea ! I once took loose pieces from behind a lug spot on my vintage pearl president gold grain pearl wrap, and used the pieces to fill in missing broken off wrap pieces...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-13-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By human71
Re: Nice bollero snare drum !

Hey guys. Just thought I'd post a couple of pics of the snare shell's interior after a light sanding, 1 coat of "summer oak" stain, and a high end wood protector sealant to protect the wood. I was...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-12-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,717
Posted By human71
Re: Another High Priced Vintage Kit For Sale

I think we'll see the pope do a drum solo with his feet during christmas mass with a bunch of vegas show girls shaking their bootties before that kit sells at that price Laughing HLaughing HLaughing H
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-12-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By human71
Re: Ginger Baker dead at age 80!

"John Bonham was technically good, but he couldn't swing a sack of 5hit".. Direct quote from Ginger Baker..Personally, I thought he was an arrogant, pompous, technically weak drummer, not worthy of...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-10-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By human71
Re: Nice bollero snare drum !

Hey gantro !
As I stated in another response, the badge literally flaked off and disintegrated .. I could not believe that this Bollero badge is a sticker. Crazy ..
Here's the ad from the pawn shop...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-10-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By human71
Re: Nice bollero snare drum !

Hey Kenwood.
The snare is the exact same as finish as your floor tom. The floor tom that I assumed was missing is also with the kit, as the pawn shop didn't post the pic yet when I first posted my...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-10-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By human71
Re: Nice bollero snare drum !

Hey Michael !
Great hearing from you again. I think I may end up keeping this one simply because the finish will go nicely with my now powder blue painted Stewart bass drum, and of course, the fact...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-10-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By human71
Re: Nice bollero snare drum !

Hi Mikey777,
Thanks for the info on the snare drum.. I actually picked it up today and took it apart for cleaning. All the parts and hardware were just dusty with some grime, and a little stiff, but...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-08-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By human71
Re: Nice bollero snare drum !

Wow ! $60 is a stupid cheap deal for that kit ! Actually, the rest of the kit, minus the floor tom, is also up for sale, and also looks like its in good good shape. Bass drum is missing front hoop...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-08-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By human71
Nice bollero snare drum !

Hey MIJ guys. Was wondering if anyone can tell me a little more about this nice Bollero snare drum I found? I've been searching for a spare "beater" snare drum and came across this little guy. I'm...
Forum: For Sale 10-07-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By human71
Re: FOR SALE: Ludwig B/O Acrolite

Sold my '71 acrolite to a friend for the same price, in Canadian dollars, so technically, less than $175. And yes, i now regret it.��
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-07-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By human71
Re: Pearl guys - a little help !

Thanks for your reply DrumBob !. I'd like to know a little more about this version of the export series before I decide to make an offer. I was actually thinking the same price range you had given,...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-06-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By human71
Pearl guys - a little help !

Hey Pearl guys, I need some on info on this Pearl Export series snare drum that I found on my local classifieds and that I've been contemplating using as a spare for one of the pubs I play at. Here's...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-06-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By human71
Re: Vintage Snare drum

How about a polite, less sarcastic answer ? You can't assume that everyone has "proper vintage drum forum etiquette", because that's not only ridiculous, but unrealistic. And what exactly are the two...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 09-22-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By human71
Re: Vintage Paiste 2002 20" Ride 431898

Zenstat is correct. And just an FYI, if you ever come across any vintage Paiste cymbal, just take a look at the first digit of the serial number. The first number indicates the second number of the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-10-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,261
Posted By human71
Re: The 5 snares every drummer should own-The "Iconic" Snares

Here are my picks. Pretty much all the snare drums you'll need to cover every style and job.

Ludwig supraphonic 5x14
Ludwig 71 acrolite 5x14
Tama Superstar Bell Brass Mastercraft 6.5x14
Sonor...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-10-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By human71
Re: What's with Acrolite (and Blackrolite) prices?

I sold my lovely 1971 acrolite that was 3 months shy of my birthday, to a fellow drummer and friend of mine. But truth is, I didn't sell it to him directly. He saw my ad and answered it, and when he...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-04-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,232
Posted By human71
Re: Performance Disaster

Haven't been up here for a while, but I saw this post And thought it was amusing ( not because of your unfortunate mishap, but simply because I needed a few smiles today, as I too have had my own...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-17-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By human71
Re: 80s Yamaha Recording Custom value?

There's currently a set up for sale on my local classifieds in similar sizes and in the same finish, except for the kick, which is the elusive and pretty rare 20" and rare 14" floor.. Seller has it...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-17-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By human71
Pdp cx series snare drum any good?

Hey folks,
Haven't posted anything in a while because I'm not in the vintage drum game anymore, but could use some advice from you great vintage drum folks regarding a snare drum that im looking to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-11-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,870
Posted By human71
Re: Drum Companies and Their Worst Ideas

By far, one of THE WORST ideas a drum company made, was the arbiter flats drum kit. A drum with just a rim. Zero resonance, zero power, zero sense. And to add to the Ludwig absent mindedness,...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-08-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,477
Posted By human71
Re: red drums in the attic.......

For the past several months, and maybe even a couple of years or so, I've seen the decline in the sale of vintage drums gain momentum. The reason for this is because those around my part of Canada,...
Forum: For Sale 07-26-2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,803
Posted By human71
Re: Sonor Hilite Black Diamond Drum Set Price

Beautiful drums.. Sonor's quality and engineering is second to none. My favorite drum company. Those drums no doubt sound like a nuclear bomb and the fact that it's a rare maple shell even makes it...
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