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Forum: Vintage Drums 12-04-2019, 08:07 PM
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Posted By thejohnlec
Re: DIY Snare Drum Display/Storage Rack

Very cool - thanks for sharing!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-18-2019, 10:08 AM
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Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Pearl 70s identification

Beautiful wrap - cheers and enjoy!
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-11-2019, 08:10 PM
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Re: Ludwig Standard 2

Very nice - congrats and enjoy!
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-22-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
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Forum: Vintage Drums 10-17-2019, 03:34 PM
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Forum: Vintage Drums 09-26-2019, 07:24 PM
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Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Ludwig Standard snare price check

Sorry - pics messed up. Here's the butt end. You can really see the gold in this pic.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-26-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Ludwig Standard snare price check

Update: I want to thank you guys for your input on this Standard. Just got it today and its pristine. The Gold Strata wrap and chrome are immaculate, with the exception of a bit of rust inside the...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-26-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Another Pearl snare 1970s

I have this exact same snare as well. Mine is steel and, as stated above, the 2 bands typically indicate steel, 3 being brass. I love the sound of this instrument, and I think you’ll be pleased with...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-23-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Ludwig Transition Badge "Jazz Fest" value?

You should be excited - what a rare beauty. Congrats and enjoy!
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-18-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 15
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Forum: Vintage Drums 09-18-2019, 11:46 AM
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Views: 700
Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Ludwig Standard snare price check

Such great info everyone, thanks - much appreciated! I’ll update if I’m able to grab it and will post more pics. Def appears to be gold strata.

Hope you’re all having a great week!
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-17-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Ludwig Standard snare price check

Thanks man! Seller says 1971, and another pic clearly shows a granitone interior. Its very clean and the finish is super cool!
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-17-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By thejohnlec
Ludwig Standard snare price check

Hi all,

Whats the acceptable going rate for these snares? Saw this one recently and am considering it.

Thanks in advance!
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-17-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Latest Score: Kent Snare

I think a P85 is the same hole spacing, or you could get an Inde universal with sliding screws. Measure the hole distance and check DFD. They have several models that should fit. But yeah, drilling...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-17-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Slingerland orphan tom - good deal?

Thanks everyone - great info and advice!
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-16-2019, 05:09 PM
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Views: 277
Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Slingerland orphan tom - good deal?

I know, it’s just that wmp orphans from this era are really hard to find without dropping a small fortune, if they show up at all!
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-16-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By thejohnlec
Slingerland orphan tom - good deal?

Hi all,

Is this a good deal for $90 plus shipping? Extra holes and a non Slingy bracket, but the wrap is a solid match with a late 60s kick and snare I have.
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-16-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Latest Score: Kent Snare

I think that wrap is kind of rare actually. And yeah, I check them out regularly too - they just have their own vibe :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-15-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Latest Score: Kent Snare

Looks like Oyster Black to me. I believe those Oyster wraps were unique to Kent, so that would be a cool score. I have this exact snare and finish - see pic. Kent is a cool entry in drum history. The...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-08-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Kent strainer

Thanks guys. I was able to track one down - I appreciate the responses and the help!
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-07-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Slingerland acquisition!

Great idea, thanks man!
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-04-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Classic pic!

Yeah, cool kit! The Danelectro bass also commands respect.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-03-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By thejohnlec
Kent strainer

Hi all,

I'm in search of a Kent strainer for a blue badge-era snare, for purchase or possible trade. If you have one, or know of where I may be able to track one down, please feel free to pm me.
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-03-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Slingerland acquisition!

Thanks Mark. I used that snare twice this weekend and was really pleased with the tone and tuning range, and that wrap looks so good! I'll do a quick clean up on the kick drum and will be able to gig...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-03-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By thejohnlec
Re: Slingerland acquisition!

Thanks for the reply! Serials are 195533 on the snare and 220280on the kick drum.

Cheers!
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