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Forum: Vintage Drums 10-09-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,094
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Luddy guys: what is this????

Here's the finished product: added batter head, P-87 strainer and snare wires ($$$ ouch),
Lud tension screws and snare side rim + elbow grease and polish. Turned out nice. Is over on the bay. Guys...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-09-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Tension rods, cleaning, rust, soaking

Guys, take a look at this---youtube video showing table molasses working better than evaporust.

https://youtu.be/_dzlE9-9DVE

Haven't tried it yet myself-but plan to on my next load of rusty...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-09-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Magical Mystery Stand-hardware question

Wow-always can find the answers here! Many thanks to each of you guys. I had no clue what it was. Well this will make a conga player and me happy as I got it for virtually nothing and it appears...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-08-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By deansdrums59
Magical Mystery Stand-hardware question

Guys, anyone recognize what kind of a stand this is? I got it with a bunch of cymbal stands. Home-made, auxiliary perc, world drums?
No branding anywhere on stand.
Anyone????:confused:
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-03-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 578
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Possible buy...what is it worth? Tiger's Eye Crest kit

Hey, that is a pretty nice shine on that wrap! Looks much nicer than the GC pic. The wrap is really nice. Edges and interior wood looks very clean. I'd say you did good! Were they 12 & 14s for the...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-03-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Ludwig parts guys: what size drum would this fit???

Thanks Hoppy. If you care to look in, I'll have this listed on the bay later today. I've already got the P-87 on but it is for parts only. d.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-03-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Ludwig parts guys: what size drum would this fit???

Thank you for the definite confirmation. I can now get this piece listed correctly. Appreciate it. d.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-01-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Ludwig parts guys: what size drum would this fit???

Thanks Hoppy. Was thinking the same as the 14 inch L1110 I had to buy (for 90 sticker-shock bucks) is nearly 16 1/2 inches total length. I see online Lone Star is showing it as an L1105, again, for...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-01-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By deansdrums59
Ludwig parts guys: what size drum would this fit???

I got this gut snare with a Lud L472 Rock Concert & thought it went on the snare. WRONG-it was too long. So do you expert Ludwig parts guys have any idea what size snare this went on so I can...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-24-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Some People Don't Know S***

jaghog said it short and sweet!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-24-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Experienced & veteran rehab guys-stripped lug troubles

Wow, these responses are great. Thank you, guys. Looks like I have some experimenting to do. Sadly I found out last night the threads on the diamond mounts are doing the same. I think helicoil...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-22-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 277
Posted By deansdrums59
Experienced & veteran rehab guys-stripped lug troubles

I have these Gretsch lugs which cleaned up and polished very nicely with a good shine, but now, I'm finding as I re-apply the lugs, the threads are literally turning into gray/black dust. WT*-what is...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-22-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By deansdrums59
Gretsch diamond floor tom mount what type & size?

Hi Gretsch guys. Continuing the Gretsch Name Band rehab, the floor tom leg mounts on this set don't have the bolts to secure the tom leg. What type is needed-some type of wing bolt- and what would be...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-20-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Gretsch Name Band SSB bass drum rehab troubles

jda, that adjustable mount looks like a very interesting and affordable alternative if I can't find the real thing. Thanks for the picture and the part reference. Blair has thankfully been my voice...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-19-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By deansdrums59
Gretsch Name Band SSB bass drum rehab troubles

I'm in the put-back-together phase of a resto I did on a '71-ish Name Band and as I go along, I'm finding I'm missing some rare and expensive pieces derailing my chance at getting the drums up and...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-19-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 444
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Gretsch Name Band resto need 13 inch tom rim and bass drum rail consolette

Are their rumors that Walberg & Auge and even Slingerland made parts for Gretsch? It might help me on my search. It would help if I at least had a pic or a part number so I know what the thing looked...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-19-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 444
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Gretsch Name Band resto need 13 inch tom rim and bass drum rail consolette

Stop sign badge---and the hole spacing is 5 3/8. Oh boy, now what do I do???
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-19-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 444
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Gretsch Name Band resto need 13 inch tom rim and bass drum rail consolette

Thanks for the pics-they look good even upside down.
I admire you experienced guys who have been through a lot of set repairs/rehab. Seems everything is a learning curve and a million questions for...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-19-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 444
Posted By deansdrums59
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-19-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 444
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Gretsch Name Band resto need 13 inch tom rim and bass drum rail consolette

Hi Blair. If you think you have the time, I'd be ready to have a look at the gear you might have. I'm working on having the Name Band set back together and off for sale as we get close to Christmas...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-18-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By deansdrums59
Gretsch guys: factory issue snares #4160 COB?

Putting a 4160 SSB back together. Had cheapy Taiwan snares on it. What type would be on the snare as issued from the factory? The snare came with a '72 Name Band set.
Thanks for your time. d.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-18-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 444
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Gretsch Name Band resto need 13 inch tom rim and bass drum rail consolette

Thanks for taking the time. You can see from the condition of the consolette parts I have, the condition of your rail tube and mount will surely be a good match. At work now, I'll check in later....
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-17-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 444
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Gretsch Name Band resto need 13 inch tom rim and bass drum rail consolette

Hey thank you for the reply, Blairn! Here's what I got: Pic shows the rail consolette parts I do have as well as the type of rim I need for the 13 inch mounted tom. For the bass drum mounted cymbal L...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 09-15-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 444
Posted By deansdrums59
Gretsch Name Band resto need 13 inch tom rim and bass drum rail consolette

Working on finally putting Gretsch SB Name Band set back together and I'm missing a 13 inch tom rim and a bass drum mount rail consolette to hold the rack tom (but only the tube rail and plate that...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-13-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Sling set 70s ID potential buy for Dean

Ahh...the voice of reason. Exactly what I hoped for. Thank you. I'll let you guys know what happens. Cheers! d.
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