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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-26-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
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Re: Early Pacific Drum set questions

I found a black kick for 25.00 and I could not find out anything online either,I am assuming they only used those lugs for a short time?

The drum sounds quite good,and the inside ply on mine does...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-24-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Removing Dents from COB Snare Drum Shell

I used the rubber mallet approach on a pearl export steel snare that had a huge dent from being dropped on the throw off,I removed the throw and and about half the lugs,and impressed the non dented...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-29-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,759
Posted By eamesuser
Re: experts in 'really vintage' japanese drums?

I have read a few threads and seen a few pics about vintage fifties and sixties Japanese drums made for the domestic market that looked like pro gear,completely different than the entry level stuff...
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-29-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Help identify this kit! (Probably CB)

I was gifted a cb 700 kit that I cleaned up and tuned and sold and the mounts and lugs were the same as I remember. They actually sounded pretty good.
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-20-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,010
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Rhythm Tech Active Snare System

Years ago I got one for a dyna before replacement wires were available, I found that I had to tension the wires so tight that I choked the drum trying to to get any snare response,I tried it on a...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-15-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Asba Referendum 1977 Cork Wrap

You have to find a winery gig to play those at,and I would love to read a review of them although you probably would need to call it a critique.
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-12-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 824
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Status of Drum Kit(s) of Charlie Watts

I have read that Charlie collected a lot of gear that belonged to his drumming heroes,and also some holy grail gear like Gretch Gladstones etc.Steve M said there was hundreds of boxes in Charlie's...
Forum: General Drum Questions 10-12-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Bill Ward's (Black Sabbath) china cymbal.

I read an interview with Bill and he said he loved shopping in pawn shops in the U.S.,particularly in Memphis TN for old A Zils,so I am going to say good chance they were A Zils.
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-25-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Pacific Drums by DW

I found a 22 kick at Music go round,same color ,same lug,I think they only offered that lug for a short time, the badge on mine has a serial #,and says by drum workshop made in Taiwan.
I looked...
Forum: General Drum Questions 09-24-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,297
Posted By eamesuser
Re: “House" drum kits (kits supplied by the venue)

Not likely I will ever play the house kit at a revered jazz club,I have nightmares about the house kits I have played,usually a Pearl export or low level mapex that they keep outside by the dumpster...
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-21-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Whitehall Drums

I would say that with that wrap you did great.Kit has a great vibe.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-23-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Tama Imps - Mixing Early Re-ring with Later non Re-Ring?

I was given 3 imp toms,12,13,14.The 12 and 14 were reringed, the 13 was not.I ran clear pins on batter,clear amps on reso,and they blended just fine,as I remember the bearing edges were pretty...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-14-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Slingerland Yellow Jacket question

Well,I went back to MG and found a tension adjustment for the Yellow Jacket and tried it on a BD,it wasn't right for me.What is the advantage of a twin expansion spring system?
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-13-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By eamesuser
Slingerland Yellow Jacket question

Hey all,I am looking for some different bd pedals,currently I am using Tama Iron Cobra power drives,but I want some thing that has a lighter feel
that does not accelerate so quickly at the end of...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-13-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,146
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Repair Project

I still think he wants to much,even if you were handy that kit would need at least 300 in materials and after that you would still have a player kit IMO.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-10-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By eamesuser
Re: American master drums usa

Never heard of them either, but really cool looking.Thanks for posting.
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-07-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,610
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Slingerland Deluxe Student Sparkling Green Pearl

Nice acquisition,I love Slingy 6 luggers,great double shuffle drums,and I love green sparkle.
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-31-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By eamesuser
Re: The Magic of Ringo

Never noticed that before.Say what you want about his technical ability, but he is a Musician imo.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-29-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By eamesuser
Re: 1958 Slingerland Drum set – 1 owner, complete original set – pricing/selling help

To me the value in that kit is it's vibe/mojo and era correctness.Ideally it would go to a player that wants to use it for what it was made for,would playing Chicago blues,old school country trad...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-15-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,768
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Another saved snare

Very nice,I don't remember seeing a lot of marine pearl type finishes getting that kind of treatment.
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-07-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Acrolites......Reverse Economics?

The acrolite at 100.00 125.00 was a great deal if you wanted an american made/vintage workhorse snare to use while you left your Joyfull Noise or Craviato at home while you were gigging,but if you...
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-03-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,191
Posted By eamesuser
Re: The Shaggs

As I remember Frank Zappa thought they were terrific,I think they were brilliant or horrendous,I can't decide which...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-01-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,263
Posted By eamesuser
Re: It's a Holiday holiday...update

If you choose not to keep the rail mount you can fill the hole with chrome plated carriage bolts,to me it does not detract from the drums look.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-19-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,214
Posted By eamesuser
Some Sonor or Sigs at Atlanta music go round

Thought someone here might be interested if they were trying to start/finish a kit.


First two pics 24x18 BD,3rd pic is 13 and 14 toms pic 4 22 BD maybe 16 or depth.They want 599.00 for the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-07-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 789
Posted By eamesuser
Question about Ludwig lug hole spacing

Hoping one of you can help me out,I have a 4 ply 1983 or so S + L tom with mini classic lugs on it,I was wondering if Rocker tom lugs had the same hole spacing. I have heard that some earlier Rocker...
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