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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-27-2020, 11:06 AM
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Posted By Retrosonic
Re: This is the Display Your MIJ Drums Thread

I must say, while I;m not a big fan of the MIJ sets, that blue is a really, really nice color.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-27-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Uneven lug factory placement???

On Kent Drums, this was not uncommon.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-26-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,143
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: So, I'm New & I'm Planning to do Something "Crazy"...

Gambles....thank you for taking the time to post that fix!!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-26-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,908
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Latest trixon speedfire!!

Hi Diamond....

What a FANTASTIC job you did on that Speedfire. My compliments!!!!

I had a Trixon Telstar in WMP that I sold awhile back. I wish i hadnt! I had too many projects,(have 2 left) ...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-26-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,143
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: So, I'm New & I'm Planning to do Something "Crazy"...

Gambles: How did you fill that large hole with the Weldwood? Did you put a piece of wood
underneath it and then just fill it totally? Curious, as I have a Gretsch bass drum shell with the same...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-09-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Anyone need this MIJ Snare to match their kit?

vyach: Great karma for you. That's awesome. I am sure someone will be very grateful for that shell.Good job!
Forum: Wanted to Buy 12-03-2019, 12:47 PM
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Views: 321
Posted By Retrosonic
WTB - (2) 20 inch Gretsch Bass Drum Hoops with BDP inlay

WTB - (2) 20 inch Gretsch Bass Drum Hoops with BDP inlay.

If you have these or something close,please let me know!

Thanks,
Retro.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-01-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: latest project snare

Great job KO!!! Such a beauty!!!
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-30-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Correct Size for Gromment for Gretsch Round Badge Bass Drum Badge?

Wow. Youre a better man than me! I'll just have to find a grommet that will work.
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-29-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Correct Size for Gromment for Gretsch Round Badge Bass Drum Badge?

Thank you KO! I did the same and came up with just about 9/16 as well.

How did you make your gromment? That sounds interesting.
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-28-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Dino Danelli Clip: "Do You Feel It"

Bob....I just bought your book!

Dino has always been one my favorite drummers while I was learning to play in the early 1970s. My favorite set of Dinos is the Silver Sparkle Ludwigs , which I...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-28-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Ever see this before? 2 badges on bass drum

To the OP: Why not touch up all the places where the paint is gone, and then clearcoat? its black paint, very easy to do. One afternoons work and they will look fantastic.
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-28-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By Retrosonic
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-27-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By Retrosonic
Correct Size for Gromment for Gretsch Round Badge Bass Drum Badge?

Guys,

I hope someone can help me out. I'm having a heck of time trying to find out the Correct Size for a Gromment for a Gretsch Round Badge Bass Drum Badge? (1950s).

Would anyone know for...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 10-27-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 865
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Rogers Swiv-o-matic Parts

Need any collet mounts?
Forum: For Sale 08-02-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Very Rare Mid 1950's Sonor Snare Drum and Original Key!!

I've got a whole set (1956) , but in WMP.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-02-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,609
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: 1960s MIJ Purple / Black Diamond Pearl

Thanks Ken. I have to agree with you, as the 3 sets i have seen in that Purple/Grey diamond were all 12/14/20. Too bad for me. And youre right...that wrap you posted above is wacky~! I've never seen...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-02-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,609
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: 1960s MIJ Purple / Black Diamond Pearl

hi Ken, thats great.

I wonder......do you know Sakae ever made a set in this wrap in the 13/16/20 size? I mean, while I hate center lug, if I could find this wrap in the larger sizes I'm sure i'd...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-11-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,609
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: 1960s MIJ Purple / Black Diamond Pearl

Hey Kenny,

So its a couple of years later now....how is the set holding up?

retro
Forum: For Sale 05-03-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 464
Posted By Retrosonic
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-03-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,618
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Drum Wrap

Nice color tho!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 05-03-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,031
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Filling holes in oyster Black Pearl wrap

Very interested in this thread. I recently got a Gretsch round badge BDP bass drum shell with around 8 extra holes, but ALL of them small. I'm going to cut patches out of some spare BDP wrap and...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 05-03-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 464
Posted By Retrosonic
Gretsch Round Badge 20 inch Bass Drum Hoops with the BDP inlay.

Guys,



I'm looking for a couple of Gretsch Round Badge 20 inch Bass Drum Hoops with the BDP inlay.



Anyone have a set for sale?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-10-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,221
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: Guy Asking $975 For Tempro Set: Is He On Drugs?

Youre correct, $975 is more than double what they are worth on the open market, and that is factoring in the Zildjian Hi hats.
What is the wrap color, btw?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-10-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,609
Posted By Retrosonic
Re: 1960s MIJ Purple / Black Diamond Pearl

No, I cant play the 12/14/20 size. I need 13/16/20 at least.
Also, I hate center lug drums, I can never get a decent tuning on them.

I do love that wrap tho, so will continue to look for it on...
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