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Old 11-23-2019, 07:28 PM
Donovan Drums Donovan Drums is offline
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Default Head Recommendations for 1958 WFL "Duco" Snare

Looking for recommendations for batter and snare heads for a 5.5x14" '58 "Duco" snare drum.

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Old 11-24-2019, 03:58 PM
Pedal_Pusher Pedal_Pusher is offline
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Default Re: Head Recommendations for 1958 WFL "Duco" Snare

I have had good results with the Aquarian vintage series batter heads. I never can remember whether it is Modern vintage or American vintage. I also use Remo diplomat thin as possible snare side heads. Actually a nice wood drum like this will sound good with almost any good quality head. Good luck.
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Old 11-24-2019, 04:00 PM
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Default Re: Head Recommendations for 1958 WFL "Duco" Snare

I have a 1956 13x5.5 WFL and I have an Earthtone batter and remo ambassador snare side, love it!
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Old 11-24-2019, 05:36 PM
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Default Re: Head Recommendations for 1958 WFL "Duco" Snare

The Evans Calftone would be a nice choice.

Very warm sound, they look the vintage part, and they sound similar to a real bovine head, at least from the comparisons I've heard. I did have an issue with one of them though. After some use, a tom head just refused to tune up properly. It kind of went flat on me. Weird.

But I do love their sound and look.
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Old 11-25-2019, 03:02 AM
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Default Re: Head Recommendations for 1958 WFL "Duco" Snare

Kentville Kangaroo hide head on the batter and a remo renaissance snare side.
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Old 11-25-2019, 12:20 PM
Donovan Drums Donovan Drums is offline
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Default Re: Head Recommendations for 1958 WFL "Duco" Snare

Great suggestions! Thanks to one and all!
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