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Forum: Vintage Drums 01-16-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By MickM
Re: Need Help Relacquer Vintage Grestch Drumset

I know you didn't ask but those nicks and chips etc. are part of the history of the set and part of your history with it. Maybe give it a good clean and shine, I bet it would look outstanding.
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-15-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By MickM
Re: Unconventional Drum Set

Very cool. How deep is the bass drum? Looks like it has some depth while other on line pics look like just a rim and head.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-19-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By MickM
Dale's Hi Hat and Sanitizer Stand

Hey All, went out just to socialize a bit and stopped at Dale's Drum Shop to BS a little/a lot and noticed this lock down inspired beauty. It's a hat stand that holds a little jug of hand sanitizer...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-08-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By MickM
Re: Simon Kirke's Gretsch drums used on ALL of BC albums.

Not to mention Free which was "pre" Bad Co.
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-07-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,226
Posted By MickM
Re: SoCal Treasure

Those drums are so beautiful. A 3000 mile road trip doesn't seem too far. Is that a "stingray" finish? Sizes?
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-27-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,208
Posted By MickM
Re: Original WMP bought new at plant

I'd be interested in one of the bass drums if you decide to break it up. It does make a couple really nice kits.
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-25-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,957
Posted By MickM
Re: New Christmas Gift Set Incoming

I was hooked at the 24" kick drum!
Forum: For Sale 11-15-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,301
Posted By MickM
Re: 1959 Ludwig (Transition Badges) Kit & Ludwig B/O early 70s Super Sensitve

Hey Brother. I can't believe the Ludwigs didn't sell yet as great as they sound. Hope somebody grabs 'em before I sell something to pick them up.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 11-03-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,154
Posted By MickM
Radio King Snare Claws

I need some claws for a 14" snare. (the ones that crack and break) Need at least 2 but will take more. Thanks, Mick
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-03-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,111
Posted By MickM
Re: 70's Ludwig Vistalite restoration

Beautiful job!
Instead of looking for matching floor toms, I'd look for some red or blue to mix it up a bit and still match. Plus it wouldn't be so "candy cane-ish". Still cool drums.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-03-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
Posted By MickM
Re: Gretsch Round Badge

My favorites also. Nice kit with the 24" kick.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-26-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By MickM
Re: Slingerland rolling bombers in concert !!!

Those drums make a soulful tone, stunning.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-02-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,532
Posted By MickM
Re: Purdie Shuffle info

Yes. I talked to him yesterday and he said they were giving him some stuff to make everyday chores easier and kicking him loose today. I'm sure he'll be checking in here soon.
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-28-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,020
Posted By MickM
Re: Ludwig Club Date

I love the new club dates. Dale's in Harrisburg usually has 5 or 6 sets and recently had a sweet set with mahogany shells. (no financial interest btw) Supposed to be very limited due to keeping good...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-28-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By MickM
Re: Need help identifying!

Looks like some nice mahogany.
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-21-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,532
Posted By MickM
Purdie Shuffle info

Just thought I'd post this to let any interested parties know how he's doing.

I talked to John (Purdie Shuffle) a few times in the last week and he's currently in a physical re-hab facility....
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-21-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,872
Posted By MickM
Re: Acrylic shell - drilling?

As stated it's VERY easy to crack/ruin a piece if caution is not used. Follow advice already posted and (I would) search "drilling acrylics"). Likely a few utube videos showing technique. Good Luck.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-26-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,421
Posted By MickM
Re: Gretsch 4105 6 lug aluminum questions

Never had an issue with them and I doubt that you would hear a big difference with say 20 wires once a Bass and a guitar or 2 start playing.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-24-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,421
Posted By MickM
Re: Gretsch 4105 6 lug aluminum questions

I got a 4108 8 lug a few years ago on local CL. Sounded so good that I bought another (stop sign badge) a couple yrs later from a guy on Reverb. Both came with original 40 wire snares. Down side is...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-11-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By MickM
Re: Rogers For Ludwig

Gotta' love that duco finish.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-17-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,105
Posted By MickM
Re: Ludwig Franken Kit - advice

Keep your kit as is. If anybody remarks about it tell them you chose the WMP due to its superior tone compared to the original blue sky pearl.
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-06-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,273
Posted By MickM
Re: Tell Me About Shelbyville Slingerlands

The seller 'N Stuff used to be Pianos 'N Stuff and is a well established and respected brick and mortar store in Pittsburgh. I'm sure they will do their best to see that you have a smooth...
Forum: For Sale 03-06-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,308
Posted By MickM
Re: Rebuild/restore pedals, throw-offs, etc etc...

I too will vouch for the quality of work Mr. Fulton does on Speed Kings. He's done three of them for me and I'm still waiting for the first one to start chirping.

Might be in touch again, I...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-27-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 220,272
Posted By MickM
Re: Vintage W&A Kit Restoration

Exactly what sale are you talking about?
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-19-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By MickM
Re: Two Turn Table's and a Microphone

Only 2 but very nice kits. Reminds me of the poor shmoe that only has 2 cars; a '63 Vette and a '65 Shelby Cobra.
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