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Forum: General Drum Questions Yesterday, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland COW drum question.

Three ply Maple/poplar/Mahogany, Five ply/ solid shells maple. Etc all and more.. So many varied combo's of timber shells have been wrapped in chrome at some point … Hence COW is accepted & referred...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-28-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 230
Posted By longjohn
Re: Wishing everyone love, safe and happiness

Ok Thanks... looked like a head under there but no screws...

Cheers

Stay safe all...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-26-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 230
Posted By longjohn
Re: Wishing everyone love, safe and happiness

Hi there... Great wrap would be crazy under lights.. Am wondering how is tension applied to the FT reso head ?

Cheers
Stay Home

John
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-20-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By longjohn
Re: Anyone still planning on going to the Chicago Drum Show?

Get the young people on not distancing themselves.... just heard that the state government has been forced to close down our Bondi beach, (equal to closing off Venice Beach & Santa Monica).. after a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-20-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By longjohn
Re: Anyone still planning on going to the Chicago Drum Show?

Self imposed isolation down here but.. small business owners are doing it tough already.. Music venues have cancelled most artists due to size restrictions on crowds.. Max 100 people at gatherings...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-20-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By longjohn
Re: Anyone still planning on going to the Chicago Drum Show?

Just heard (In Sydney) that Chicago is also heading in to a Lock Down.. That will answer this thread...

Cheers

John
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-19-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 356
Posted By longjohn
Re: Hope All Are Well!

Same here .. Australia's border are closed too. The radio & TV have been driving us crazy going back through the DVD collection.. Clapton's Crossroads concerts, Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull Etc... also...
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-16-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 356
Posted By longjohn
Re: Hope All Are Well!

Hair Dryer sounds good.... plus I already have hair in my nose....

Happy Birthday to (The Birthday Mark)

Cheers to all ..Stay well

John
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-08-2020, 03:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By longjohn
Re: As wife says sell it

Only YOU should make that decision.... While you own, maintain, & play the kit on occasion.... YOU ARE a drummer...
Sell them off and you will be an EX Drummer... big difference..

My two bobs...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-08-2020, 03:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By longjohn
Re: Gretsch snare- flea market restoration

Looks real nice... Another one in the right hands..

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-07-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By longjohn
Re: i.d. help please...

Metal hoops... think too old/worn to be Bill Ludwig's
Could be Majestic but weren't Majestics made by Star/Tama? (sure looks Tama ish)..

Ralph may have an answer...

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-20-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By longjohn
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-18-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By longjohn
Re: LA area drummers-I need help

Looks like him... But should be spelt Timmermans (with the S) I think... (If so ?) much more discography is to be found..

https://www.discogs.com/artist/401330-Tim-Timmermans

Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-17-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,435
Posted By longjohn
Re: I'm moving!!

Nicely packed up Mark... Nice sound equipment.. Technics were the ants pants down under for many years. I worked for Dual T/T distributor so I have a couple of 505 belt drives & also a Hitachi direct...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 02-17-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,210
Posted By longjohn
Re: My First Vintage Cymbal

Never have played a Kashian cymbal.
During the last six months I have bought a few new crashes , 2 of these are "Rotocast" Ufip's & are without doubt the most beautifully functioning & sounding...
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-15-2020, 02:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,435
Posted By longjohn
Re: I'm moving!!

Ten out of ten for the kits & another ten out of ten for the immaculate presentation of that room... As someone who spent 40 years in the top end Hi Fi industry.. great to see a great quality "Old...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-14-2020, 03:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,210
Posted By longjohn
Re: Why Play Vintage?

Toss in "Newspaper delivery runs".. & O-Lugs does indeed nail it... even across international borders...

Cheers
John
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-07-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,701
Posted By longjohn
Re: Removing bottom Concert tom ring on Ludwig...

They look good,,,
Now let's see.... 2 1/2 years at 20 bucks an hour?? Coffee Break2

Cheers
John
Forum: General Drum Questions 02-04-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,435
Posted By longjohn
Re: I'm moving!!

May need to get a pic of yourself carrying your favourite BD across the threshold....

Cheers & Best wishes for the move..


John
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 02-02-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,003
Posted By longjohn
Re: '74 Gold Slingerland Set

I have used an Emad & at present use a Superkick1, for me either works fine with sometimes a felt strip on your reso. Agree 14" sits too high on the single post.

Cheers John
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 02-01-2020, 12:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,003
Posted By longjohn
Re: '74 Gold Slingerland Set

I have been using my 14 as a FT (mounted on a snare stand),for the past several years... sometimes with the 18 or sometimes as a 4 piece minus the 18"

Cheers
John
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 01-31-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,003
Posted By longjohn
Re: '74 Gold Slingerland Set

Nice kit.. Same set that I have,, The BD's sound impressive,, It's the 51N "Super Rock" model..

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-21-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 546
Posted By longjohn
Re: Slingerland vent/badge placement

That's a real.. real.. nice looking kit.....

Cheers
John
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 01-12-2020, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By longjohn
Re: Your best NOS find

For sure a 1930-40's 11" Paper Thin Zildjian Splash... Purchased NOS discounted only in the early 70's from a long time Sydney Piano/music store.. (purchased by a "green around the gills" me).. ...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-05-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By longjohn
Re: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year.... Sorry for your devastating loss.. Great that you are getting back on your feet.. thank god that you are all ok..

Cheers
John
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