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Forum: Vintage Drums 03-03-2017, 08:22 AM
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Posted By fishwaltz
Re: Throw Back Thursday....My Camco Drums in 1966

Ahhh... The days of slacks, sport coats and ties. Yeah... Sweet!

So, Hot Rod, Surf or...?
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-22-2017, 11:14 AM
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Posted By fishwaltz
Re: This is the Display Your Rogers Drums Thread

This is mine... 1971

Yeah, yeah... got the wrong logo on the head.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-19-2017, 07:39 AM
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Views: 818
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: $5 Yard Sale Gretsch

Sweet find! They're still out there, you just have to keep looking. Congrats!
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-19-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,394
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: [B]1929 5x14 Ludwig & Ludwig Rose Pearl Standard-Sensitive Model[/B]

Well now, that should make you feel 'zippy'! Congratulations on another rare find!
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-17-2017, 03:37 PM
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Views: 1,570
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: A Gretsch 'Wizard of Oz Kit'

And Jeff - gigging these. You betcha!
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-17-2017, 03:36 PM
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Views: 1,570
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: A Gretsch 'Wizard of Oz Kit'

HA! John... yeah. Fishwaltz - such a graceful moniker, when it should actually be something more like 'Tuna Stomp'! LOL

Jeff! How ya been?

grantro, good to hear from you.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-17-2017, 03:32 PM
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Posted By fishwaltz
Re: A Gretsch 'Wizard of Oz Kit'

YES!!! Well, maybe more like shiny brass...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-17-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,597
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: Early DW Drums

Having never been a fan of DW drums, I've never really looked into them. The following is 'stuff' I've heard. It certainly isn't rock solid, but may be better than some rumors you'll find on the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-17-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,570
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: A Gretsch 'Wizard of Oz Kit'

Thanks to everyone else for their kind words. Craig
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-17-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,570
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: A Gretsch 'Wizard of Oz Kit'

John! How ya been buddy? We're great...

BIG BLUE! Holy Salamanders! THAT kit is giving me hives it's so good looking! What a find, and what a wonderful job you did with the restoration....
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-17-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,570
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: A Gretsch 'Wizard of Oz Kit'

Yeah, the same fellow has a 'Wizard of Oz' AND a 'Ruby Slipper' kit for sale. LoLoLoLo
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-16-2017, 10:51 AM
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Views: 1,570
Posted By fishwaltz
A Gretsch 'Wizard of Oz Kit'

Well yeah... I need another drum set like I need a hole in my head. But, ya know, sometimes you just have to grab that skull saw.

Gretsch Emerald Green Pearl kit from 1971. Sizes are: 22, 13, 16...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-24-2016, 02:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: Merry Christmas

Well now, it's been a while! Merry Christmas folks! I really need to make time to visit here more than a couple times a year...

Wishing you all a gracious, glorious and prosperous 2017.

Craig
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-23-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,133
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: Slingerland vs. Ludwig

My first kit, that my folks bought for me was a Crown. The first kit I bought for myself was a nearly new, gently used, Ludwig Standard (the one I tracked down and repurchased). My first 'real'...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-23-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,781
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: Help needed with a (gulp) Rogers Series II (ugh)

Whew... been busy. The problem with selling these to a kid to learn on is they won't last. I pick up kits all the time, starter kits mostly, clean 'em up, make 'em playable and flip 'em normally for...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-19-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,781
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: Help needed with a (gulp) Rogers Series II (ugh)

And here's the promised pics... finally. I've been busy as... but he wants these out of the way. I don't want 'em. PM me. These photos are for the history books. A pretty sad time at Rogers...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-19-2015, 06:30 AM
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Views: 1,516
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: Ludwig Standard " Acrolite "

What idrum4fun says...

Standard snare drums are excellent. Get some, you'll like 'em.
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-30-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,781
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: Help needed with a (gulp) Rogers Series II (ugh)

Nothing new, just an update. I didn't get a chance to stop by Dana's shop yesterday, so nothing new to report. I will work the stop in over the next few days though.

Happy Halloween all!

C
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-26-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,781
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: Help needed with a (gulp) Rogers Series II (ugh)

I will indeed pass that along...

His first question will be is it deductible. Is the VDF a 501(c)(3)? I used to shoot David a few bucks in the past. Haven't in a while though, prob should....
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-26-2015, 09:10 AM
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Posted By fishwaltz
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-26-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,781
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: Help needed with a (gulp) Rogers Series II (ugh)

Well, if the bug can't move it in two years...

Amazingly, they are a match! Same wrap. But I really don't know the condition of the kit. It'll all hinge on that.

Frankly, this thing is like a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-25-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,781
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: Help needed with a (gulp) Rogers Series II (ugh)

Hi John,

Yeah, but... well, I just don't know. Maybe I'll stick 'em on eBay or here... prob just eBay. But I have this thought they won't move. vintagedrumbug can't seem to shift his tom listed...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-25-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,781
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: Help needed with a (gulp) Rogers Series II (ugh)

Ludwig made one, a plastic snare.

Interesting article John, and yeah... I'm not sure just how 'collectable' this would be. Other than maybe doing an anti shrine showing the kit that killed a drum...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-25-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,781
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: Help needed with a (gulp) Rogers Series II (ugh)

Remo Acousticon: I've never actually seen (or heard) the allure of these, but that's just me. I actually came up with a couple of the snares fairly recently, a few months ago. Each came with...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-25-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,781
Posted By fishwaltz
Re: Help needed with a (gulp) Rogers Series II (ugh)

Ploughman:

I've got the Rogers book, but loaned it to a friend about a week ago. I thought I remembered reading the corporate shenanigans that doomed this build from the outset.

As if by...
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