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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-21-2020, 05:55 PM
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Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Soldering snare wires

Cool! I'm not the only one to try this. The only thing I learned is that if you use an electric soldering gun, make sure that it is powerful enough to melt that much lead and keep it melted until it...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-27-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Refurbish kick drum beater

He's correct. This is the solution. But I think that you can depress the felt ball enough to re-peen the shaft, especially with a new felt beater that hasn't hardened and crumbled like mine.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-16-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Gretsch Micro-sensitive part info needed

I think that maybe that was a jerry-rigged fix for this. So many of these microsensitives had a weak collar that they broke off and screwed up the throw off mechanism. There is a great video here on...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-14-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Gretsch Micro-sensitive part info needed

Is that an actual part that came with the Micro-sensitive? I don't remember that part for some reason. Maybe that was a jimmy-rigged piece to fix the issue that most micros suffer from.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-29-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-28-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Keith Moon, surviving remains of "Pictures of Lily" kit?

My favorite kit, by the way. I wanted to buy the newer replication, but where the heck am I going to play out with that? Huge and obnoxious.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-28-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Keith Moon, surviving remains of "Pictures of Lily" kit?

I'm sure that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland has several pieces, I'll look through my pics, but I remember seeing them there. Also several pieces from other tours.
Forum: For Sale 07-18-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Forum: For Sale 07-18-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Beware Fibes 70s Vintage Snare Drum SFT Strainer Excellent Condition Clean

You're right, but it looks like it wouldn't be too hard to straighten it up and put one thicker washer on it that fits correctly instead of the off-centered ones that are stressing more on the one...
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-23-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Buffalo Drum Center

I've been going there ever since his old storefront. He has a great variety of percussion supplies and sets. Depending on the time of year, that place is loaded to the gills with drums. He is a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-13-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,377
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Is Anyone Still Using This Forum?

I'll keep coming here every day. I like the information and searching old posts. Facebook groups are full of anonymous cards that I don't respect the opinion of.
Forum: For Sale 02-11-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Pearl 14 x 14 Floor Tom

Does it have the script Pearl badge? I'd be interested in a trade or cash. I just bought the matching 12" tom for $35.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-30-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Maybe I should Have Kept These Drums

Yup! My Leedy red ripples. They were absolutely beautiful.
Forum: For Sale 01-27-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Tons of vintage parts for sale

I left a message about Pearl script badges from the sixties. I thought I saw a reply in notifications, but now I don't.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-11-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: OMG Say it isn't so . . . Neal Peart has passed

In that genre, I have to say that he's the best, and maintained that throughout his life. That's impressive. He was a good man and a great talent.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-28-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Slingerland repro badge fail

No. But if anybody needs the foil sticker Slingerland tags, I've got around six or seven of them.
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 12-01-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,826
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: 1950's Gretsch

Nice! Always love those early stick choppers too.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-06-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,935
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Wrap repair hack

Great idea. Now of course, I've got to suggest something...cut it into a circular shape.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-18-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Gretsch micro-sensitive strainer help needed

Common problem with these. Watch video from this thread...great repair to get that throw working like it should, actually makes a great throw off .... when it's not broken.
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Forum: Vintage Drums 08-24-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Attention for members near Buffalo ny

Which school? or else where the auction is? Please.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 05-30-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,931
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Info about Ebay seller "Counterhoop"

The sum of the parts make a whole. And, he's also a buyer, on eBay, of drums that are then sold by their parts. Is that enough fact for you? The moon landings are not fake, and the Earth is not flat.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 05-30-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,931
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Info about Ebay seller "Counterhoop"

No. He takes drums apart, down to their screws, and sells the parts. Not that there's anything wrong with that, but please don't say that he's accumulating parts to resell...that's not what he's...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 05-27-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,931
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Info about Ebay seller "Counterhoop"

If he's not a parts stripper, then where does he get all of his parts from?
Forum: Wanted to Buy 05-26-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,931
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Info about Ebay seller "Counterhoop"

So you want a reso hoop, and it says tom reso...He has another sale for a snare reso with the gates.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 05-26-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,931
Posted By Rik_Everglade
Re: Info about Ebay seller "Counterhoop"

Sometimes you just have to walk away. He obviously has misrepresented what it is, intentional or not. It can't be both a snare reso and a tom reso. You'll get one or the other...and when you've...
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