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Forum: Vintage Drums 07-20-2019, 03:17 PM
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Posted By steff
Re: future of drumheads

I think while the biomechanics do the miracle they should try to replace the rigid and static mylar with something more deformable and elastic like the natural rubber for example, maybe filled with...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-13-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By steff
Re: future of drumheads

I think it's exactly like that, to make the same "atmosphere" of a natural sound with plastic skins you have to be very very experienced, like a fox! and you have to strain your body and stay focused...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-13-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 973
Posted By steff
Re: future of drumheads

if I were to play a batucada with oil bins I would probably put in a plastic head, even for heavy metal and very hard rock, but to play smooth music and soft ballads, and all traditional music...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-12-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 973
Posted By steff
Re: future of drumheads

^^

the first question that comes to mind is that if you by chance sell mylar ? otherwise I don't really explain your answer
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-11-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By steff
Re: future of drumheads

only for a ethics matter, I am vegan but I recognize that calf skins have inimitable peculiarities, modern drummers are the only musicians forced to play plastic in their instrument, I wonder if a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-11-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By steff
future of drumheads

today I was wondering if the future of drumheads could be in biogenetics to recreate the artificial skin they use today for medical surgery, it would be a great way to produce an industrial quantity...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-27-2019, 02:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,242
Posted By steff
Re: The 5 snares every drummer should own-The "Iconic" Snares

mine, to play traditional jazz, some of them i do not own anymore...

1) Slingerland Radio King
2) Gretsch Round Badge
3) Leedy and Strupe 1930's
4) Ludwig 1920's Solid shell
5) Ludwig...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-24-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By steff
Re: 2 ply Gretsch Round Badge

yes I understand what you mean and technically you're right, like for the 3 ply Slingerland but if you know the 3 ply standard Gretch always has about this proportion
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-24-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By steff
Re: 2 ply Gretsch Round Badge

I had seen this shell only two other occasions, and it was always a 6x14 6 lugs! the mahogany outer coating is a very thin sheet less than a millimeter, like a wrap, it does not seem to have a...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-24-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By steff
2 ply Gretsch Round Badge

hello everyone I saw this snare drum 6x14 RB at 2 ply, https://www.ebay.com/itm/352647704543


https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/HV4AAOSwvapcP5GP/s-l1600.jpg

which looks like maple inside and...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-12-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,248
Posted By steff
Re: Vintage ends

subdividing the eras by type of drums we will have the following scheme

- the ancient drums that from artistic representations we know exist at least from 1200 to 1900, which are wood tied with...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-11-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,248
Posted By steff
Re: Vintage ends

However even the barrels to store wine are very similar to our drum, it is a moment to be wrong!
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-11-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,248
Posted By steff
Re: Vintage ends

"vintage" enters as a common linguistic term to identify still usable objects of an era immediately prior to ours, of some interest in design, performance or for reasons of pure nostalgia, an object...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-11-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,248
Posted By steff
Re: Vintage ends

it must be said that the production until at least the 60s the economic series had the same quality of professional series, the only difference was that they had less lugs, usually 6, the wires...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-11-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,248
Posted By steff
Re: Vintage ends

in my opinion Vintage give implied for high quality , that is anyway a reason to have interest, if you take a poor pigsty table from the 40s' with all the tack shot crooked, you can not say it is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-02-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By steff
Re: Shipping Vintage drums overseas

I import all months from Italy, but I have also sent many vintage pieces to the USA,
unfortunately I have to meet often (but fortunately the minor) with very ignorant sellers, some still think that...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-23-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By steff
Re: Does Changing Era-correct Hardware Constitute a " Modification"?

for a collector's degree can be important to know if only one screw has been changed in 80 years but only if someone can certify it, in the absence of certificate can only guess how the standard...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 12-12-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,287
Posted By steff
Re: 1950's Gretsch RB/3ply

in my impression these hoops the sound is less compressed than the die cast, more rounded and old style, the 3 ply shell is warmer and deeper sound than the 6 ply, just my impression! ^_^
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-29-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,642
Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

the items with more certainty to collect will be the small objects with the brand, such as the tunes key, etc, to see the prices of the current vintage that also sell at 30$, I am not a collector,...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-22-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,642
Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

sorry for my playful tone ... but a drum released exactly in the 1980 for reasons of developing and assembly time inevitably must have still built in the late 70s, the end of everything was about to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-22-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,642
Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

the best sound of an 80's drums is when you turn on the triggers D' Drummer Laughing H
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-21-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,642
Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

I would like to make only one consideration, so many things said are true, but we think the first K EAK and K Canada are practically contemporary with the latest New Stamp production, and the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-20-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,642
Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

let's say things like they are! that in the 80s the kits, between drums and cymbals, and partly also the heads (I say it even if i are vegan but so far it is so!), he ended up being a musical...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-20-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,642
Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

and how do explain that not even the cymbals, no one can produce something as decent as the old Old K?
only Spizzichino had succeeded to get closer and worked raw bases imported from Turkey,
...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-19-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,642
Posted By steff
Re: Future Vintage?

consider also that some in the UK collect Premier, even someone in Eastern Europe, many in Italy collect the Meazzi Hollywood, so in 40 years some Asian could only see the Mapex, or other brands for...
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