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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-19-2016, 01:36 PM
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Posted By WALSTIB
Re: Unknown in a box lugs.

Hi
it looks like a old Morris japan drum i had few years ago.
Those lugs are fragile, it you turn it too high.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-03-2016, 02:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: Ludwig Acrolite & Standard 60's snare

Thanks!
So , mine is full original...Good.
I have a question:
mine have a creased edge, when did the acrolite change to the countersink angle chamfer?
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-23-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: Ludwig Acrolite & Standard 60's snare

Well, the total snare weight is 2.4 kg
The hoops are very light, a little bit like first generation of ASBA hoops made in Zamak.
Very very light...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-23-2016, 03:42 PM
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Forum: Vintage Drums 01-23-2016, 03:38 PM
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Posted By WALSTIB
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-23-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: Ludwig Acrolite & Standard 60's snare

Some pics and details from my saturday work...
Thank you all for the infos...
With a new puresound, the Acro sounds...Mmmmm.so good!
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-22-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: Ludwig Acrolite & Standard 60's snare

...After the magnet test, the Acrolite hoops are in aluminium.
The weight is 2.4 kg
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-22-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: Ludwig Acrolite & Standard 60's snare

Ok, thanks a lot.
What do you mean, KC as prototype Acrolite?
The shell is very strange, i only saw "smoth" shell on acro. This one had little engraved motifs...(but it's not engraved, it's ...i...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-19-2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By WALSTIB
Ludwig Acrolite & Standard 60's snare

Wow , t'was a long time since my last post...

Juste this one to share with you the last treasure i catch.
the first one is an Acrolite pre serial number (60-63) in very good condition. It' a gem!...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-04-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: Unknown (maybe french) snaredrum

Looks like a Mori's, but Lugs where used by differents luthier.
But it smell very french !
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-18-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,283
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: My latest "drum run"

Hummm,
the boot of your car is like the Aladdin's Cave full of gifts.

Mmmm, all those Lud Bass drums...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-18-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: STAR Set

very, very, nice job.
the wrap is minty freshy coooool.

houlala! Bravo!
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 08-02-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,977
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: Are these "60's "New Beat Zildjian hats ?

i have a pair of 13" NEW BEAT First era ink: (just straight BOTTOM HI-HAT NEW BEAT)
the bottom weight is 1030g and the top is 690g

I have an other 14" Zildjian (60" stamp , no ink) bottom 1235g,...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 07-30-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,607
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: $50 yard sale find!!

njphil3 wrote:
"no one else in my family understands my excitement"

-no-one is a prophet in his own land

Welcome back in the drummers world.
Here at VDF you can find the most afficionados...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 07-29-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,607
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: $50 yard sale find!!

Well, well, well, very nice Ludwig kit and astounding price!

It can happen here...in France too.
Hey we can open a private LUDWIG-OWNER-FOR-AN-HANDFULL-OF-COINS cause i pay my Stainless Steel...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 06-12-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By WALSTIB
ZILDJIAN 20" 1877gr

Hi,
i found that old 'jian for a handfull of euros.
It sound terrific. My question is about the period -late 60's?
The weight is light 1877g

I have some old -pre black silkprint stamp- but that...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-12-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: Ludwig 68 Ludwig 77

this little "boy" is a hand made 6" tom made by a friend who was cabinetmaker.
he made it 25 years ago and i still play it.
It's full wood, made in Asba conga style.
It sounds great and it's a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-06-2013, 02:48 AM
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Views: 863
Posted By WALSTIB
Ludwig 68 Ludwig 77

Here are two gems of my collection.
A 1968 black oyster and a 1977 Stainless Steel
Add with a very good 1979 Imperial Star snare and Gretsch snare.
Cymbals, 60's Zildjian for the Black Oyster and...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-29-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 663
Posted By WALSTIB
RASMA Italian drumhead

Just what i find on a bass drum. Never heard about RASMA.
Does somebody can tell a story about it?

On the second pic, a Remo at left, RASMA at right
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-20-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: Drum Mate

Welcome
PICS, PIX, PICTURES, PHOTOS, IMAGES, will be great.

SANX

Jumping2
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-20-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,537
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: My First Drum Set-Are there pics of yours?

Very nice post.
All the dreams we had on thoses old days are still there. Drumming.
Very nice collection of drums.
Here is mine in 1979, a Maxwin. I was so happy when i got it (in 78)

As many,...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-06-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,588
Posted By WALSTIB
Daniel Humair design pedals

Here two pedals designed by Daniel Humair.
First is well famous, the ASBA Caroline, the story is know, Daniel 's daughter gave her name to the model. That one was played by a lot of drummers in the...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-30-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,845
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: ASBA vs. LUDWIG: STEEL YOUR FACE!

ERRARE HUMANUS EST

12": 1610788
13": 1610789
BD: 1798326
FT: 1610775

Blue & Olive Badges:
1969 765xxx - 834xxx
1970 out of sequence,unnunmered
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-28-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,845
Posted By WALSTIB
Re: ASBA vs. LUDWIG: STEEL YOUR FACE!

Hum Hum! yep!... but stainless steel don't burn!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-28-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,845
Posted By WALSTIB
ASBA vs. LUDWIG: STEEL YOUR FACE!

Salut les gars,
here are two legendary and almost rare drumkits:
ASBA Stainless Steel mid 70's and a 1976 LUDWIG Stainless Steel.

A beautiful reunion in the same place.
The ASBA is...
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