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Forum: Vintage Drums 06-30-2020, 12:57 AM
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Re: Ludwig black beauty 79 / 80 advice

Thanks for the help all. That’s really helped to reassure me. Good that you all have a very similar view. So I agreed a price and the drum is in its way. I will give an update, more photos and price...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-28-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By Robzildjian
Ludwig black beauty 79 / 80 advice

I have just got to the final stages of buying a 79/80 Ludwig black beauty. I’ve been one after these for a while. Could anyone confirm to me that this is the real thing. I have no reason to suspect...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-26-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By Robzildjian
Vintage Ludwig removal of wrap glue

The wrapping my 70s black oyster floor Tom has shrunk and lifted little over the years so Iím going to stick the wrap down again. I would like to remove the exposed glue from the wrap too as itís...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-08-2020, 05:01 PM
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Views: 508
Posted By Robzildjian
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-04-2020, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Robzildjian
Ludwig 1970 transition bowling ball black kit wanted

Iím looking for a Ludwig transition period black bowling ball wrap kit. These are around 1970. Not the early Ringo style but the one just after this. Pls drop me a line if you have anything.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-29-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,250
Posted By Robzildjian
Re: Filling holes in oyster Black Pearl wrap

Thank you. I will try the toothpick method.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-28-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,250
Posted By Robzildjian
Re: Filling holes in oyster Black Pearl wrap

Would this be ok do you think. To fill the tiny gap around the plug where the new wrap has gone in. Donít want it to hurt the old wrap.
Look at this on eBay
Vallejo Model Color 60 ml Gloss...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-18-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
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Forum: Vintage Drums 05-18-2019, 03:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By Robzildjian
Drum head advice for vintage Ludwig, wfl and gretsch

I have a small collection of vintage kits. A 70s black panther Ludwig maple three ply with clear emporers on top and ambassadors on the bottom. Sounds great. What should I put on my 3 ply mahogany...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-29-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,152
Posted By Robzildjian
Re: Recut Bearing Edges on Valuable Vintage drums?

Well I love the way you do this yourself. With great skill I imagine.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-19-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,519
Posted By Robzildjian
Re: Wrap Fading 1964 Ludwig

Thanks will try it.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-14-2019, 03:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,152
Posted By Robzildjian
Recut Bearing Edges on Valuable Vintage drums?

I have been advised to have the bearing edges recut to original profile on my black oyster pearl 64 downbeat, my 57 black oyster pearl kit and also my Gretsch roundbadge 20,12,16 in common ol silver...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-30-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,519
Posted By Robzildjian
Re: Wrap Fading 1964 Ludwig

Thank you. I have carnuba wax. Is the glaze better?
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-30-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,519
Posted By Robzildjian
Re: Wrap Fading 1964 Ludwig

Thanks Jaghog very helpful. What is glaze? Is that like car wax? Thx Rob
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-30-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,519
Posted By Robzildjian
Re: Wrap Fading 1964 Ludwig

Itís my other BoP kit by the way. A 57 WFL. Iím lucky to have two of these wonderful kits.
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-29-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,519
Posted By Robzildjian
Re: Wrap Fading 1964 Ludwig

Just gave it a serious buffing on one panel with novus 2 and the gentle mini buffer. 10 minutes continuos buffing. Really shiny and looks great. Thatís what it needs...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-29-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,519
Posted By Robzildjian
Re: Wrap Fading 1964 Ludwig

Well I have now wet sanded through to very fine then novus 3 and 2 with a gentle electric buffer. It looks great. Not perfect but much better, with much of the yellow removed. What do you think? It...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-22-2019, 04:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 579
Posted By Robzildjian
WFL nickle Cymbal Mount for 57 WFL BoP

Would anyone have one of these they are wanting to sell. Needed for my 57 WFL BoP to fill those holes! Many thanks and appreciate you taking the time to read my post.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-11-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,250
Posted By Robzildjian
Re: Filling holes in oyster Black Pearl wrap

James, that sounds very good. What type of paint did you use?. Did you basecoat in black then add the other colours?

Thank you.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-02-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 812
Posted By Robzildjian
WFL bass drum cymbal Mount nickel

Would anyone have a WFL bass drum cymbal Mount nickel for my 57 BOP WFL Kit. Needed to finish the kit off. The holes are there but no mount. Thanks for looking.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-11-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,519
Posted By Robzildjian
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-09-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,519
Posted By Robzildjian
Re: Wrap Fading 1964 Ludwig

Thanks Oddball. Appreciated.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-09-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,519
Posted By Robzildjian
Re: Wrap Fading 1964 Ludwig

The drum from another angle. I think there was some blue in the light in the other pic. Definitely black oyster, even the lightly rubbed part.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-09-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,519
Posted By Robzildjian
Re: Wrap Fading 1964 Ludwig

Donít worry Iím being very careful and gradual. I love these drums and would do nothing to harm them. Iím using laser measurement equipment to ensure I donít go too far on the top surface. In real...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-09-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,519
Posted By Robzildjian
Re: Wrap Fading 1964 Ludwig

Ha ha. It definitely still looks like black oyster. Canít see the blue on my screen. Lol
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