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Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2012, 10:21 AM
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Posted By billnvick
Re: Fibes drum score

Jeff, that sounds like a similar price to pre-cut plastic wrap from just about anywhere and a BETTER price than on sparkles, glitters, & oysters!
Bill
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-16-2012, 09:40 PM
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Posted By billnvick
Re: Fibes drum score

Hey, here's a page from the Fibes 1972 catalog.
Looks like mirror gold, or at least something very close, to me.
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-15-2012, 07:58 AM
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Posted By billnvick
Re: Fibes drum score

Silver Sparkle will look good... so will WMP. And Green Sparkle. And half-a-dozen others. Yes, I know, I'm a wrap guy.

Jeff, this find of yours with the chrome-metal wrap has inspired me. The...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-14-2012, 06:55 AM
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Posted By billnvick
Re: Fibes drum score

Just thinking outloud again...

Why are restoring/collecting vintage drums SO DIFFERENT (it seems) than restoring/collecting other vintage "Americana?" It seems that many collectors of vintage...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-12-2012, 05:54 PM
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Posted By billnvick
Re: Fibes drum score

Jeff,
Here's pictures of the mirror gold. Not real good ones, but all I have... I rewrapped this one about a year-and-a-half ago, and sold it on eBay.
Bill
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-11-2012, 04:13 PM
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Posted By billnvick
Re: Fibes drum score

Well, I think most drums need to be restored to as close to original as possible, so I think the new chrome wrap would be OK. Yes, I've used it, only not from Precision; I've used it from Jammin...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-11-2012, 08:57 AM
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Posted By billnvick
Re: Fibes drum score

Jeff,

My experience with removing the chrome/metal wrap is that it's not easy. Patience and heat, although you've got to be careful with the heat to not let it get to hot (I guess the same...
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