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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-09-2020, 01:11 AM
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Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Ludwig Rail Arm Help-Am I doing something wrong?

A picture is worth a thousand words...which is about how many words I typed above :)


Mr. jmcohen introduced a key word - "crease". The crease must be crisp! Pic shows how these pieces are...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-25-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,117
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Ludwig 12,14,20

Well it's a pretty sweet kit if you can work things out, hope you can.
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-25-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 850
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Forum: Vintage Drums 07-25-2020, 03:48 AM
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Views: 850
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Rogers advice needed please! 20" Fullerton*bass drum spur collet catching on plat

For interest's sake - the plate was bent, the carriage bolt was thus "raised" resulting in contact with the collet, BUT there is no damage to the shell from the carriage bolt "pulling through"....
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-20-2020, 01:35 AM
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Views: 850
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Rogers advice needed please! 20" Fullerton*bass drum spur collet catching on plat

The plate looks flush to the shell at the red arrow, then a gap appears at the green arrow and continues to the end of the plate. That raises the carriage bolt at that end.


Almost 100% certain...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-17-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Ludwig Rail Arm Help-Am I doing something wrong?

I think it needs to be more P-shaped whereas it's currently pear-shaped. The flat lengths should be parallel from the side view, beginning crisply at the point where the clamping (rounded) area ends...
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-16-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Good news, I dont have to sell my drums

Jeff, maybe it's just the shelf that's made in China :) Strange world...


You're right about not freezing tenderloin or other cuts, plus if it's just you there's no need anyway. I guess I was...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-16-2020, 02:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Nurture or Nature

Great photo Dan.

If I were to become tiresome on the philosophical question, I might say - people are nurtured by other people in every case, and since all people are products of nature, it's...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-16-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Rogers Black Onyx

Very cool kit JR. There's gotta be some kind of clear self-leveling epoxy you could follow those cracks with. Or leave it if you're going to flip it I guess. :)


Now let's get Dave to post that...
Forum: General Drum Questions 07-12-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Good news, I dont have to sell my drums

Good news for a great guy Jeff.

Not sure why, but I can't help thinking you could spend/splurge a little of that trip savings on a whole nice beef tenderloin. You could cut that up and freeze...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-08-2020, 04:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Ludwig 3-Ply concerns-Shell Shock??

Higher tuning = louder drums...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-11-2020, 04:29 PM
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Views: 975
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Leedy Project Begins

Nice that the bongos are cylindrical and not conical in shape - much easier to wrap!


Cool project.
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-11-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,869
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Is Anyone Still Using This Forum?

Still check in every day sometimes twice a day, went from lurking to posting a lot, now back to lurking...not sure why, must have something to do with the zodiac signs...:)
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-01-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
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Forum: Vintage Drums 06-01-2020, 12:30 PM
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Views: 338
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Ludwig Standards with Resocoat and date stamps?

Actually that looks to me like it could easily be Granitone.



Agree the price is steep.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 05-27-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Cymbal lathing in Canada??????

Well now that is very interesting. I wonder what they'd say if you sent them an Xs20 and asked them to turn it into something like an old K. :)



The last thing I read from the guy in MTL (can't...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-18-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Camco Newb And Loving Them

An absolutely stunning kit. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-18-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: What drums are you not fond of? A silly thread!!!

Your list is mine, you nailed it. Yep! :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-16-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Kit Made of marching snares (as toms) and marching bass drum???

The 14" snare stacks nicely on top of it too. :)


Great looking kits dudes, great idea.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-18-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Ludwig Downbeat

4 extra holes in the kick, presumably for missing rail mount, but yeah I'd buy them, after checking the workmanship on the new tom holder installation - it can be ugly.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-16-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,033
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Innovative designs that attempted to "improve" upon tradition.

Good point on the resonance issue. I've never worried about a drum shell de-forming from head-tension but I guess it's a thing. :)
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,033
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Innovative designs that attempted to "improve" upon tradition.

All this work to make the drums resonate more and 9 times out of 10 the drummer will use some sort of damping to reduce it. :)
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-28-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,531
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Time For Some Fun

Phil would be my pick too, probably with the Trick Of The Tail tour kit, although they were all pretty cool, starting with the blonde 4-piece.


Surprised though that you rate him below Peart. As...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-28-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,127
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Ludwig Speed King 2020 Reissue question.

I know eh? It's not just the execution, but the ideas he had that continue to blow me away.
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-28-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By DownTownFarmer
Re: Vintage Champion Snare Drum

Very cool snare I love 13" snare drums. Had to have one. I cut down a Pioneer to 13" - the shell was already very much compromised, with some previous owner having moved all the tension casings one...
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