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Forum: Wanted to Buy 07-14-2018, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Kenwood
Mod Orange bass drum or shell

To match these three born together toms
the purple is pretty much faded away
would consider any size must be drilled for separate lug sets
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-12-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By Kenwood
Re: What would you offer?

Yes the large percentage may be beyond useable
But I think Kevins has the best response


"You don't know unless you go"
Forum: Wanted to Buy 07-11-2018, 10:52 PM
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Posted By Kenwood
Kent floor tom champagne sparkle

To match the pictured bass and toms
(they sat around on reverb for months)

Would consider any size or condition as long as the wrap is decent
must be drilled for separate lug sets, for each...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-25-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 267
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Ludwig Smorgasborg Project Kit

WOW!! Those are Beautiful drums GREAT JOB you two
Forum: For Sale 06-22-2018, 10:09 PM
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Posted By Kenwood
Re: Kent Black Pearl 20" Bass

Thanks again denzodennis Cool1
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-17-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 973
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Old Man Rant: Something I hope never happens to drums.

I too would not care much for new drums with artificial road wear or patina.
But I do like those vintage kits, that are well used and/or have undergone a bonehead mod or two. those that have sort...
Forum: For Sale 06-17-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Kent Black Pearl 20" Bass

pm sent about the drum
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-08-2018, 08:19 PM
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Views: 5,247
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Clear Sound "Made in Japan".

What I meant was that particular large chip pattern wmp wrap
used on this subject kit
looks a lot like the stuff Pearl used on their later stencil kits
but oh heck yes just about everyone...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-08-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,247
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Clear Sound "Made in Japan".

Love the drum kit
The badges are foil stickers rather tin or brass
so I think they are late 60's early 70's at very oldest
The Gretsch cloned lugs are similar to those found on Del Ray, Rocket,...
Forum: For Sale 05-28-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Keller Jazz Fest Style Snare Shell

Hmmm? I like that method with the notches
it helps me in deciding how to proceed with a duco jazz fest shell
I want to recover in some vintage blue oyster wrap
salvaged from a ruined keystone...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-26-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Kit ID?

$250.00-$300.00 w the snare $200-$250 without
if they check out to be in decent shape
red sparkle is fairly common but still popular
especially for someone who remembers having some MIJ drums in...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-22-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Kit ID?

Oldschool
the bass and toms look to be Star made thick shells
with grey painted interiors and the Sonor tear drop cloned hardware
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-21-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Early Tempro snare?

Salty I have been doing internet searches for Star made Tempo kits like yours for a few years those seem to be pretty rare and another example of what began as a Star label and later became a Pearl
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-20-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Early Tempro snare?

Hello OldschoolSC
That is a nice find at 35.00 for sure
The badge is an earlier version pictured here is a similar Tempro pro badge from the same period I am guessing the pro was used on the eight...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-14-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Acrylic drum kit identification?

Holy Moly these are interesting acrylics I can't really tell about the shells?
but the tom mount receiver looks like Slingerland the lugs look Pearl
The FT leg brackets, the gull wing spurs...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-04-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 24,348
Posted By Kenwood
Re: This is the Display Your MIJ Drums Thread

I just got these from Dave's Drum Shop in Canada
Star made clear acrylic 5 pc but no snare
bass drum hoops have been changed
and some of the rods on the batter side
Boy were those two toms...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-27-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Sonor Teardrop Floor Tom?

Hello Alan, no Sonor expert here either
To me based on what I have on my floor tom those lugs do look authentic
I have not seen that type of leg bracket but the wing bolt on it does look like...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-11-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Ludwig snare in Butcher Block wrap???

Mike not only would I be very happy to do that
I will keep my eye peeled for another shell
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-11-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Ludwig Franken Kit - advice

Hello Erik
I would also suggest leaving the drums just as you have them now
while you continue the search for a sky blue tom
Resist the OCD thing
That drum will show up for you
You have a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-10-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Ludwig snare in Butcher Block wrap???

My seller e-mailed me about that tom last week
he had made the very first bid of 99 cents
he asked if I would still be interested in the project outlined above
he advised me that the drum was...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-10-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Ludwig snare in Butcher Block wrap???

Here are some of the offset 8 lug snare
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-10-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Ludwig snare in Butcher Block wrap???

Mike I bought two custom made snare drums from a fellow in Oregon
both drums were made from a single 6-ply 10"x 14" eight lug concert tom
I wanted a matching snare for my 70's sky blue pearl kit...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-25-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By Kenwood
20" blue sparkle Ludwig bass drum

Hello all I am looking for a blue/olive badge,
3-ply, blue sparkle, bass drum with a clear maple interior
to match a 12" tom and a 14" floor tom I have here now
would consider a keystone if all...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-25-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,931
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Slingerland Cutaway drum set

I have some retired Slingerland cutaway marchers 13"14"16" in a tri-tom set up and also an 18" by itself all in a white wrap
I bought them just because they were inexpensive and odd looking

I...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-18-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,020
Posted By Kenwood
Re: Sonor and Slingerland kits How far gone is too far?

Hello drum folk
I thought I would dig this old thread of mine back up
as I have taken sort of a odd direction with these old Sonor drums

Though as described up above they are just loaded with...
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