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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums Today, 02:37 AM
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Posted By longjohn
Re: Premier Table...

Yes, but she's busy mowing the lawn & chopping wood at present...Laughing HLaughing HLaughing HLaughing H

Cheers..
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums Yesterday, 02:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 116
Posted By longjohn
Re: Premier Table...

[QUOTE=jda;466761]mahogany or Birch are your choices ( the rings were beech)

I'd leave it alone

they returned to Birch in 1976.
with those leg brackets 1976 and Birch makes sense.
If it's...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums Yesterday, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 116
Posted By longjohn
Re: Premier Table...

Yes... I needed another table like a hole in the head:rolleyes:... I definitely will be it's saviour from a mundane past decade or so... Thanks for the info & links.. First thing will be strip it...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-03-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 116
Posted By longjohn
Premier Table...

I could not resist this "18" table/project?. I paid only 30 $Au (which is less than a decent bottle of red). Not sure of the year, apart from the odd pair of sticks I have never owned Premier...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-22-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By longjohn
Re: Snare Wires for Tama Artwood 8x14

I have the Rosewood 6 1/2... Same Mech... just using a pearl 12400 snare with longer straps.. Sounds beautiful..

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-18-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,278
Posted By longjohn
Re: Pearl fiberglass kit

Thanks

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-06-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,278
Posted By longjohn
Re: Pearl fiberglass kit

Is that a Wood-Fibreglass Kit ? can't tell from the pics..

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-23-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 860
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland Push Buttons

First thing ...are you sure that they are the correct diameter legs??

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-22-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 860
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland Push Buttons

While you have them apart... check for any burring around the hole of the angle piece... run a round file around the inside of the hole. Burring there affects the bite... they will slip, especially...
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-22-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,438
Posted By longjohn
Re: Need A Kit

Nice work Robyn...

Glad you are still wiggly.. Cheers
Forum: General Drum Questions 01-09-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,438
Posted By longjohn
Re: Need A Kit

Very generous offers from you three gents.... Good men...

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-31-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By longjohn
Re: Happy New Year Everyone!

Happy New Year to all,

and please Stay Safe guys, we are not bulletproof..

Cheers

John
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-24-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By longjohn
Re: Merry Christmas VDF!!

Merry Christmas VDF...
Yes hoping for a better new year too... a week ago it was looking good... Now half of our city is in lockdown....

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-15-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,227
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland Cutaway Project

Nice work with the paint job... Very impressive...

Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-11-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,166
Posted By longjohn
Re: My Story

Yes Indeed... cannot understand it either..
My wife spent 3 months in hospital this year.. and 2 months in Hospital 2018, As seniors we did not receive a bill.. not even Ambulance fees,

Take it...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-11-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 988
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland snare drum on eBay!

Yes, a very good point... Rarely raised though.. one that we all need to study.

Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-09-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By longjohn
Re: Big Fat Snare Drum Heads?

I have been making my own for a decade or so too,,, actually got the word on doing it from a thread on here from member "Bermuda".

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-07-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By longjohn
Re: Repair Question

Just buy some "Split Rivets" and use a metal washer on the inside to reinforce the hole. I'm sure you can buy them in brass, & you'll need only a screwdriver & tack hammer to do the job..

Cheers...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-04-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
Posted By longjohn
Re: Help Identify my 2 Slingerland Snares

Look closely & more often than not, you can see some grain through that finish...
Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-03-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
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 12-03-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland 1970 Festival Snare Drum

Nice one... Steel rims, Mark?

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-03-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 310
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 12-02-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,227
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 12-02-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
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: 281
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
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