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Forum: Vintage Drums 02-19-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By frantic freddie
Re: Cocktail Drum Outfits

Very nice, glad to see you got it all fixed up. I knew Herb of course when I took lessons at his store. Then not long after he started Pro Mark USA I was in Houston & stopped by the factory to see...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-22-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,457
Posted By frantic freddie
Re: Looking for the Ludwig 70s-80s parts catalog

The page(s) with Atlas & Hercules stands, thanks.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-20-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,457
Posted By frantic freddie
Looking for the Ludwig 70s-80s parts catalog

I know it was online at some time in the last 15 years because I printed it out. But of course I threw it away a few years ago while cleaning the room DOH

I've looked, all I can find is the modern...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-20-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,389
Posted By frantic freddie
Re: Looking for repro Ludwig keystone badges

I will. It'll be 3-4 weeks, I'm in no hurry & he wants to do a good job. :)
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-13-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,389
Posted By frantic freddie
Re: Looking for repro Ludwig keystone badges

In case you or anybody else is wondering, I'm having a custom Ludwig belt made to go with my Bicentennial buckle & the artist making it suggested 4 badges on it :)
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-13-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,389
Posted By frantic freddie
Re: Looking for repro Ludwig keystone badges

Thanks! The Keystone Chicago will work for me :)
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-13-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,389
Posted By frantic freddie
Looking for repro Ludwig keystone badges

Not for drums but I'd like them to look as authentic as possible. I've heard of them being made but I don't know where to look. Hopefully some of you fine folks can point me in the right direction,...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-25-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By frantic freddie
Re: Vintage Ludwig Stand Rivets

You don't need new rivets, all you need is a solidly mounted vise with a flat surface & a ball peen hammer. Put the flat side down on the vise & whack the rivet a few times until it's tight again....
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-17-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By frantic freddie
Re: What's wrong with this CL ad?

What gets me is the guy is claiming that it's a Radio King when the badge clearly says Leedy. Also this: "This is essentially a Slingerland Radio King snare. It's from the same factory, with the same...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-17-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By frantic freddie
What's wrong with this CL ad?

https://santafe.craigslist.org/msg/d/santa-fe-slingerland-leedy-radio-king/7034155039.html
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-09-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,088
Posted By frantic freddie
Re: What's with Acrolite (and Blackrolite) prices?

I picked up a clean 2000 Blackrolite 2 years ago for $120, thought that was a reasonable price.
Forum: Wanted to Buy 04-17-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,153
Posted By frantic freddie
Ludwig Hammered Bronze Piccolo

Early to mid 90s, model is LB-553-K.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-30-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,218
Posted By frantic freddie
Re: Ludwig tom bracket and floor tom bracket spacing/positioning?

That'll teach me to post before my 3rd cup of coffee :D Of course a 12" concert tom would have the large lugs.
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-29-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By frantic freddie
What's the story behind this drum?

I know that's Remo Belli, I seem to vaguely remember something about the drum being built for Disney, would love to get the story :)
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 03-25-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,218
Posted By frantic freddie
Re: Ludwig tom bracket and floor tom bracket spacing/positioning?

I believe that had you used the small lugs you wouldn't have had to stagger them.
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-12-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,580
Posted By frantic freddie
Re: Ludwig or Rogers.

Be careful with 90s Ludwigs, the Imperial lugs of that time have a problem with the screw bosses breaking off, I speak from experience.
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-08-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,381
Posted By frantic freddie
Re: Ludwig P-88/P-35 vs Blackrolite

To heck with it, I really don't want to hassle with it, even though I have the tools. I'll save it for a possible future project.
Forum: General Drum Questions 03-06-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,381
Posted By frantic freddie
Ludwig P-88/P-35 vs Blackrolite

So I decide that the new strainer/butt would be a good upgrade for my '00 Blackrolite that I use with my Breakbeats.

Get it in the mail & start to put it on, well, this ain't gonna work...

The...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-15-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,567
Posted By frantic freddie
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-26-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By frantic freddie
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-22-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,907
Posted By frantic freddie
Re: Ludwig snare wires

Many years ago my Acrolite had the plastic end snares. I had a house gig so my set didn't move & one night I noticed my snare drum sounding weird. It wasn't until a week later that my wife took a pic...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-08-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,613
Posted By frantic freddie
Re: Production numbers for Ludwig Acrolites?

I've seen people asking $400-500 for ordinary 60s-70s Acros which I think is outrageous, at least here in the US (I hear they may go for that other places, understandable if they're rare in those...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-07-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,613
Posted By frantic freddie
Production numbers for Ludwig Acrolites?

I've seen CL & other ads for Acrolites with the claim "Very Rare!". My reaction is "They've been making them since 1962, they sold them in bulk to music stores who then rented & sold them, they sold...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-16-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,850
Posted By frantic freddie
Re: Fibes Drums

I had a pre-Martin Fibes 14, 13, 16, 22, COF but I didn't use the snare, preferring the pre-'68 Super-Sensitive that I had, the Fibes snare was stolen & I sold the set to buy the 68 Big Beat I used...
Forum: General Drum Questions 12-02-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,279
Posted By frantic freddie
Re: DW Bass Drum Cymbal Mount L Arm Alternative?

https://www.drumfactorydirect.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=6_105_244_670&products_id=6131
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