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Forum: General Drum Questions Today, 06:40 PM
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Re: 1992 Ludwig Classic Power Drum Kit

ssoccer,

During the time period that you're interested in, 1992, Ludwig's literature described their shells as "cross laminated plies of maple and select American veneers". No mention at all as to...
Forum: Wanted to Buy Today, 10:32 AM
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Forum: Vintage Drums Yesterday, 09:52 PM
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Re: Tell Me About Shelbyville Slingerlands

Mark! A beautiful kit. Also show some closeups of the badges.

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums Yesterday, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers Logo Decal

Dan,

I found this seller on eBay who offers a nice repro logo that appears to be exactly like mine......
Forum: Vintage Drums Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers Logo Decal

Hi Dan,

I just looked at the decal on my Headliner kit and would positively say that it is just as thin as a decal! It may really depend on the material the seller uses to produce the logo. I'll...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-22-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 137
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Padded Drum Bags

I've used Tuxedo Bags for decades now. Starts to get pricey with all the kits I have! I tried a set of Galaxy bags for my 1967 Slingerland kit and like them allot. As for the handles, I have no issue...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-22-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers Logo Decal

Hi Dan!

I'm also a big fan of the die-cut logos. With decals, the clear portion will eventually yellow. Here are pictures of my 1966 Headliner with a die-cut logo, applied to a Remo Smooth White...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-22-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Need Washer for SK Heel Plate

While this is a relatively easy part to make, there are still many of us who would like a "bolt-on" ready-to-go part. eBay seller "carlclub" offers his own version, complete with a longer screw....
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-22-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Unknown ludwig snares

Hello Novidrumz...and Welcome to the forum!

I had 2 of these drums that were very similar to what you have. However, mine were cheap MIJ or MIT reproductions. The snare mechanism was poorly...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 04-22-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers Pink Champagne Sparkle

Dan! Another beauty!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-21-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 219
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Help me understand what I have?

Isn't that the truth!! LoLoLoLo

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-21-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 219
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Help me understand what I have?

Here are the pictures from our new member, Fenderbear, which were emailed to me and resized and compressed to fit the VDF guidelines. OK members, time to weigh in!

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-21-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 219
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Help me understand what I have?

Hello Fenderbear...and Welcome to the forum! Attaching pictures of the image size can be a bit confusing for many. I'm sending you a PM (Private Message) with my email address. Send the pictures to...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-19-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: R.O.C. Drums - Remember them?!!

Here's more cool info from a past VDF thread... http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/showthread.php?t=3452

-Mark
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 04-18-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers Black Strata Headliner

Dan!

Your Black Strata Headliner is the bomb! Send pictures when it's all cleaned up!

-Marl
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-18-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By idrum4fun
R.O.C. Drums - Remember them?!!

If you're of a certain age (OK, I'm dating myself!) you may remember these drums from the mid-80's and offered for sale out of San Francisco. I've posted the J-11 and J-13 kits before, but just...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-17-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,210
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: This is the Display Your Rogers Drums Thread

A beautiful restoration!

-Mark
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-15-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers Swivo-Matic Collet Issue

Thank you, Glenn! Hard to believe I've been a member for almost 12 years! Sure have learned allot...and enjoy the forum and members!

-Mark
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-14-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers Swivo-Matic Collet Issue

Another Swivo catastrophe averted, thanks to member FFR428 - Glenn.

-Mark
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-13-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Rogers drum set

Hi Stevoash...and Welcome to the forum! As K.O. mentioned, try posting some pictures and we can help with year and model. Remove a head from each drum and you should find a label inside with a serial...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-13-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 89
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Help with Slingerland Champagne Sparkle

Hi rusticdrummer!

The serial number provided points to around 1968. As to a specific catalog model, that can be tough. However, looking at the catalog 69, for model year 1968, my guess is that...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 04-13-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 118
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: WTB JCR Mini Timbales

Wow! Only 8 sets? Yes, it might be tough to find a set!

-Mark
Forum: For Sale 04-12-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 659
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: But is it selling?

Funny Post But true! I've packed and shipped many kits over the years. Being "older" now, the entire packing process just doesn't appeal to me anymore. I have one kit that I packed up some months...
Forum: For Sale 04-12-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 659
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: But is it selling?

JC! Other than traveling to Europe, I'm in your same position! Like you, I have too many extra snare drums and kits and selling will take work and time. Even though I'm in SoCal, I don't think I...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 04-11-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By idrum4fun
Re: Homemade cymbal bag for cheap!

Hi amanda121287...and Welcome to the forum! Yes, pictures would be great. Hope you can post them.

-Mark
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