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Old 07-25-2019, 02:49 PM
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Old 07-25-2019, 03:40 PM
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could have been a Complete WFL at one time.
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Old 07-25-2019, 03:48 PM
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Old 07-25-2019, 07:07 PM
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Yes that's more likely (matches the other drum in the other thread)
This look like it had Ludwig hardware (?) which probably maybe drops in Slingerland holes
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Old 07-25-2019, 08:13 PM
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Old 07-25-2019, 11:04 PM
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I'm gonna call Tama power tom. Too nice inside to be luddy.
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Old 07-26-2019, 08:08 AM
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Old 07-26-2019, 11:12 AM
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I think Slingerland can be ruled out because:
1) No vent hole used during Slingerland mahogany interior era
2) Lug impressions incorrect.
3) Muffler holes different.
4) Bearing edges appear too sharp.
5) Leg mounting impressions incorrect.
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Old 07-26-2019, 12:27 PM
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Thank you Oddball.

Maybe the muffler holes will nail it ... it does look like a WFL/Ludwig drilling to me as it matches the 1959 DOWNBEAT catalog page. But : the badge hole isn't centered as it should be.

Note, however, that the only impressions in the shell are Ludwig. Hmmm ...
59 Down Beat had a different footprint for the mount. I don't see that one til early 60's.
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Old 07-26-2019, 12:29 PM
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Is it also true that the wrap lapped into the shell ? Do you have that ?

Never mind, I see the luddy hump now........But no wrap inside.
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