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Forum: Vintage Drums 12-31-2019, 08:38 PM
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Posted By jbohan6
Re: '48 Radio King Set Possibly Coming My Way

would love to see some photos. very exciting, my friend, I hope it works out for you!
Forum: For Sale 12-23-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By jbohan6
Re: Slingerland Double Tom Arm

still for sale? interested, please let me know.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-15-2019, 08:56 PM
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Views: 1,447
Posted By jbohan6
Re: Two estate sale finds

Wow, I am SO envious of both of the finds posted in here. That blue sparkle radio king set is the tops. Looks like pretty new heads on the snare too. 10/10 pick up.

The porto pak outfit is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-15-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,198
Posted By jbohan6
Re: Gretsch RB Price Check

johnny ringo drum forum apparently
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-30-2019, 05:18 PM
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Posted By jbohan6
Re: slingerland added badges to toms in... 1965? What about tone controls?...

Not to be conflictive; I have a 8x12 tom with a chicago badge that is stamped 1962. I suspect that simply when the shell was made, but with that said the bass has a niles no serial badge; also...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-12-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jbohan6
Re: Slingerland Fade

wonderful, wonderful set of drums. Of all the vintage drums I lust for and admire, the top of my list has always been green sparkle slingerlands, and of course radio kings. I am sure those drums...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-11-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By jbohan6
Re: Slingerland COB 2 to 1 snare

Sweet catch. Haven't seen one that late in factory production before, very cool. You can find replacement hoops at . I don't think they are brass though, but are the correct...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-18-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,374
Posted By jbohan6
Re: Future Vintage?

My reasoning is that Mapex used walnut for the majority of their top of the line drums/products. Not many other brands did this across the board with any tier of their product lines. The mapex orion...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-18-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 70
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Posted By jbohan6
Re: Future Vintage?

I have had these thoughts myself.
Personally I suspect that the high quality Mapex stuff (saturn, orion, some black panther snares) will be valuable one day. The build quality on that is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-08-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By jbohan6
Re: Radio King white paint interior?

That's a beautiful drum you have, thejohnlec!

I'm sending you a pm on that 3 pt strainer on that drum. That extension lever is unoriginal and is from the 60s - (Or it's a replacement of some...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-06-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,220
Posted By jbohan6
Re: Cool Slingerland Kit

I think often people mistake prices like his for being off from a supposed 'reasonable collectors value.' The rogers mount is original - it was installed by the dealer (according to him, but I...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-31-2018, 06:05 PM
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Posted By jbohan6
Re: Some Old Slingerlands

hoop mounted snare drum... jeeez
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-16-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By jbohan6
Re: Skyrocketing Prices or Just Me?

Hey everybody. I've been a lurker for a long time but own some vintage drums and have been watching the market as a hobbyist for a while now (last 4-5 years). What I have noticed is that the average...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-16-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,759
Posted By jbohan6
Re: Slingerland Chicago snare

Something seems kind of odd about this... Maybe I'm just geting confused. I thought that student model radio kings came only in certain arrangements. One being single flange hoops with a 3 point...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-01-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 71
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Posted By jbohan6
Re: Slingerland vs. Ludwig

I too have always felt that slingerland and mapex are similar companies. Top notch drums all around. even their low end, entry level stuff is high quality. They suffer from lack of brand recognition....
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-15-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By jbohan6
Re: Slingerland Lugs ID

I remembered this post the other day when i was drumming, and i noticed that tama rockstar lugs are similar to these ones you're looking for. Good luck!
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-11-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,945
Posted By jbohan6
Re: Non-Posters and Lurkers post your drums thread.

I've been a 'lurker' for coming up on two years now.. I'm a lot more active on the slingerland drums and drummers facebook page. Love vintage drums of all kinds, but I've always liked Slingerlands...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-11-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By jbohan6
Re: Musketeer? Is it another stencil or made by Gretsch/Kent?

Muskateer was a brand under the Kent drums company. I don't know much but I believe they're equivalent to Kent quality (which was not always consistent). That finish looks really nice though, and i...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-14-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 32,832
Posted By jbohan6
Re: This is the Display Your Slingerland Drums Thread

My 1962 Slingerland jobbing outfit No. 2N. 20x12, 12x8, 14x14, and 5.5x14 1957 Student Model Radio King
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