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Forum: General Drum Questions Today, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Non Drum Related Update

Thanks for that update! I think that the biggest plus to this is that your wife will be better off at home, with loved ones around her. Wishing you and your wife all the best. Please keep us posted....
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-28-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 37,985
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Slingerland Drums Thread

slingerfan! The badge and grommet are original with no signs of any tampering! The inside of the shell, around the grommet, shows typical wood splintering, most likely from the way the hole was...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-28-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 37,985
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Slingerland Drums Thread

You're very close with the expected serial number! It's 125558. See attached picture!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-28-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 37,985
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Slingerland Drums Thread

Here's the date stamp for the Deluxe Student snare drum...OCT64...plus the "P" stamp to indicate a pearl wrapped finish.

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-28-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 37,985
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Slingerland Drums Thread

MarkD!

Another great Barrett story! Thanks so much for sharing these!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-28-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 37,985
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Slingerland Drums Thread

Hi slingerfan!

Yes, the position of the badge is a photographic illusion! It's just the angle I took the photo! In regards to the date, here's a picture of the date stamp...OCT66

I was really...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-26-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 37,985
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Slingerland Drums Thread

Here are two Slingerland snare drums that are currently waiting restoration...

a 1966 Artist in Black Diamond Pearl and a somewhat rare 1964 Student Deluxe in Sparkling Green Pearl. I'm really...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-26-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 37,985
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Slingerland Drums Thread

Hi MarkD!

A great story and a wonderful set of drums. Barrett was one fine drummer! Thanks for sharing!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-26-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Vintage Premier 2000 Snare Drum 68/69 Great Cond

Hi jojo! Thanks for the information and link. Good to know!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-24-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 37,985
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Slingerland Drums Thread

What a beauty! And, yes, I dig 'em!!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-23-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Drum/Sewing Kit

You guys crack me up!! Laughing H Thanks for the laughs!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-23-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Mirage Drums

They came out great! Another saved MIJ kit!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-23-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Majestic Deluxe 3-piece

Josh!

Wow...$30?!! I would have purchased it as well! Love those offset lugs, too! Looking forward to the "after" pictures!

-Mark
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-22-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 399
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Non Drum Related Update

That's a great picture JR! Keep your posts coming!

-Mark
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-22-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 399
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Non Drum Related Update

Hi JR!

We all greatly appreciate these updates from you. So glad to hear that your wife is in a group home that she enjoys. That's half the battle! You are blessed and fortunate that you are at...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-20-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Help please--paper tags, and what model is my Rogers?

I completely understand the two points of view from both leedybdp and O-Lugs. I would like to expand on the concept of "catalog" kits and changing sizes from those listed in the description.

As an...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-19-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Valerio Independent Percussion

Can't say I've ever heard or that company! Maybe someone else has.

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-19-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Help please--paper tags, and what model is my Rogers?

caddywumpus!

All the above comments are correct, sir! While it's nice to have a catalogued kit, you could change anything you wanted with it. From that point on, it's not so much a catalog kit as...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-18-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Conversation starter - Ringo with WMP

thin shell!

Thanks for that information!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-18-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: What Color is my snare?

jda! That's what I figured!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-17-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Conversation starter - Ringo with WMP

Hi Marty!

I believe I read about this somewhere, just not sure where right now. And, yes, it was most likely a "place-holder" kit until Ringo's OBP kit arrived. The bass drum anchor was a W&A and...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-17-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: What Color is my snare?

The finish looks too light to be Walnut. A Google search of 4158W turns up some sites noting that the W is Walnut. Still, every example of Gretsch's Walnut is much darker, so I'm a bit confused with...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-17-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers drum wrap

Hello Schippe...and Welcome to the forum!

A few notable sellers are Precision Drum and Jammin Sam

https://precisiondrum.com/

https://jamminsam.com/

Both sell great quality wraps from...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-17-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,154
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Opinions: Hawthorne Drum Shop

Hi Ludwigboy!

Glad to hear about your experience with Chris and Hawthorne Drums. As many have previously noted, Chris is a standup guy and I've never heard anything negative about the items they...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-15-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Oliver Ditson Co. Boston New York

I believe the largest picture size is approximately 1000x1000 pixels and around 140K. The typical picture from an iPhone is over 4x in pixel size and a huge file size. I get it that many of us don't...
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