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Forum: Vintage Drums 04-16-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By DolFan54
Re: Repairing a Camco Aristocrat Strainer.

The Tuxedo strainer was used in the early 60ís. It has a trapezoid casing with Camco stamped in big letters on the front of the casing. Internally it works similar to the Aristocrat but the parts are...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-13-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Repairing a Camco Aristocrat Strainer.

The Economy strainer works! Simple is usually the best!
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-11-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By DolFan54
Repairing a Camco Aristocrat Strainer.

I made this video the other day. I hope it helps!

https://youtu.be/BeK7CCPt1qc
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-11-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By DolFan54
Re: 61 Gretch jazz kit

Man those are very dark. Almost looks like black nitron. Those sizes don't pop up that often with Gretsch as most are 20/13/16. Check all drums top and bottom to make sure heads fit, those can be a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-20-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,510
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Camco Newb And Loving Them

Congrats! My Camco blue sparkle kit is my favorite to gig with. They sound so good that they almost play themselves!

Early Oaklawn 4ply 20/12/14/16 w/ 6ply 5x14 matching snare.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-07-2020, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Happy New Year!

My drums were insured for $50K and I lost around $20k. If I had lost my entire collection it would have far exceeded $50k. Gonna bump up those numbers once we get settled back in our house which is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-07-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Camco Repro Badges for sale!!

They have to put product out there every so often or they would lose rights to the name Camco. Doesnít get much cheaper than making badges!

I picked up an Oaklawn badge. Hard to tell the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-05-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By DolFan54
Happy New Year!

I havenít really posted much on here since last March. I shared this on DFO forum but not here. Last March our house caught fire. Something caused our furnace to ignite. Luckily my oldest son that...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-05-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,199
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Gretsch "Drop G"

I have two drop G kits both in black nitron so I can mix & match.

1st kit is 8/10 concert toms/ 12/16/22
2nd kit is 24/13/14/18

Like you I also play 1up/ 2 down.

So I either play...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-17-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,358
Posted By DolFan54
Re: I Have Never "Gotten" Gretsch Drums

My first love was Gretsch going back to when I was a young 13 year old drummer in 1978 I use to watch the Midnight Special, Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert, The Rock Show and anything else that showed...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-02-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,131
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Camco drumset

Just having heard them is not the same as playing them, choosing heads, tuning them, etc. I have been into Camco long before they became so desirable. Iíve owned or own George Way, Ludwig, Sonor....
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-02-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,131
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Camco drumset

The Chanute Walnut Kit is a 6 ply Jasper shell. 4ply shells are only in the Oaklawn era of Camco.

I play Camco and I’ve owned Rogers. Are Camco better made than Rogers? No. But I definitely...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-19-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,400
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Older guys

I’m still here although I rarely post anymore. Just too busy these days.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-25-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,831
Posted By DolFan54
Re: This is the Display Your Camco Drums Thread

I have more but I need to be at my computer to post pics.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-10-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,470
Posted By DolFan54
Forum: For Sale 11-25-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,607
Posted By DolFan54
Re: 1959 George Way (Re-wrap)

Wow, surprised to see this kit on the market!

I need this kit like I need another hole in my head, but......
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-21-2017, 02:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By DolFan54
Re: I give up with Ludwig throw-offs.

I have two Ludwig BBs with the P86. No problems here and I have been using them for awhile now. I do however have a small drawer full of P85s!
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-14-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,429
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Shell I.D.?? George Way?

Doesn’t look like any George Way shell I’ve ever seen. Nice shell though.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-21-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,316
Posted By DolFan54
$57 Camco Snare Drum

I couldn't hit the BIN button fast enough!

I'll post pics when I get to my computer.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/162547746564
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-22-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,366
Posted By DolFan54
Re: WFL Zephyr Lug Green Sparkle Set

Wow! Very cool find! I'm a sucker for green sparkle!
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-19-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,831
Posted By DolFan54
Re: This is the Display Your Camco Drums Thread

Yes, I haven't posted mine yet.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-14-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,858
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Geo Way Snare What's worth what's it's age?

Scratch that, I got it confused with another drum I sold around the same time. It was $400. Blue/ Silver Duco.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-07-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,858
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Geo Way Snare What's worth what's it's age?

Those are quite rare as they were made at the end of the George Way Drum Company in 1961. I sold mine recently for $450
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-01-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,216
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Fibes SFT 690 snare release

Austin Fibes used it too. My 1996 Fibes 6.5x14 has one. Good luck Tommy.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-20-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,241
Posted By DolFan54
Re: Champagne Sparkle or Silver Sparkle????

I had a 1961 Rogers kit is silver sparkle (glass glitter). I had a 10" tom wrapped in what I believe was called vintage Silver Glass Glitter and it was a perfect match to the kit. And my kit looked...
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