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Forum: Vintage Drums 11-16-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 639
Posted By Delorso
Re: Ludwig Acrolite drum set and Slingerland copied them

Wow, that's wild. I had no idea Ludwig (or Slingerland) developed anything like this. I'm guessing they were designed as student level? I'm so curious to hear how they sounded, and see if they...
Forum: Vintage Drums 09-27-2022, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By Delorso
Re: Buddy Holly Remembered

Wow, that is incredibly cool! Great photo as well!
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-16-2022, 11:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,009
Posted By Delorso
Re: Welcome back...What happened?

Glad we're back! It did get me thinking that if this forum ever did shut down for good, what an insane amount of great information would just disappear into the ether, and what a tremendous loss that...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-20-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,249
Posted By Delorso
Re: Show us your Satin Flame drums

I'm really enjoying this thread. Honestly, I'd never paid much attention to Satin Flame wraps, but the ones I'm seeing here are really cool!
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-14-2022, 08:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,797
Posted By Delorso
Re: This is the Display Your Rewrapped Vintage Drums Thread

I have nothing to contribute, because I would be hopeless at re-wrapping drums, but still wanted to chime in and say how much I love seeing all these. Thank you all for posting such seriously...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-14-2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By Delorso
Re: My 1963 Shelly Manne Drum Set

Just incredible. That's probably my favorite BDP pattern. A great looking kit.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-09-2022, 12:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By Delorso
Re: Vintage Slingerland in Walgreens Commercial

Well, maybe he'll be available for the inevitable "re-boot".
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-08-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By Delorso
Re: Vintage Slingerland in Walgreens Commercial

Oh man, "Back To The Future"...I'm not surprised no one worried about the drums being correct, since they're just in the bg, but that bright red Gibson that Marty McFly borrows, and that is featured...
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-16-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,484
Posted By Delorso
Re: After 29 years, reacquired my Duplex Spirit of St. Louis set!

These are incredibly cool drums! I've never seen a kit like this before; what's up with the rims? I'm assuming it has something to do with what appears to be lug-less shells?
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-05-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By Delorso
Re: 1928-29 Ludwig Peacock Pearl I

That looks fantastic! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-29-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By Delorso
Re: 1966 Rogers Silver Sparkle Drums

It really is a stunning set. You're going to make someone very very happy.
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-05-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,067
Posted By Delorso
Re: Downbeat

Leedybdp counterpoint in 4...3...2...1...:):):):)
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-12-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 70,208
Posted By Delorso
Re: This is the Display Your Rogers Drums Thread

Haha! Glad I'm not the only one!
Forum: Vintage Drums 10-11-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 70,208
Posted By Delorso
Re: This is the Display Your Rogers Drums Thread

This is an incredibly cool looking kit! Forgive me if this is a stupid question, but did you reverse the tom mount, or is that how it was designed for this configuration? I've never seen that before.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-27-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,516
Posted By Delorso
Re: OBP Downbeat on eBay

I'd definitely buy this one from the same seller ($10,000 more for an extra floor tom is a steal, right?), but that $300 shipping is a deal breaker for me...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-25-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,255
Posted By Delorso
Re: Rogers Collett Mounts

I can't claim to have anywhere near the Rogers knowledge many on here have, and this is might be more of a workaround than a solution to your problem, but I've often used these...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-30-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,645
Posted By Delorso
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-15-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,358
Posted By Delorso
Re: This is the Post a Picture of Your Drum Instructor Thread

I'm late to this, but what a great idea for a thread. (And Mark, that's wild that Roy Burns was your teacher!)
My teacher was Eddie Locke, a fantastic drummer and person who played with a ton of...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-01-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,590
Posted By Delorso
Re: Blast From The Past: Contemporary Drummer 4-1-1981

Hahaha, I totally fell for it!

But it does seem like there was a time when a lot of that was conventional wisdom.
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-02-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,522
Posted By Delorso
Re: Wake up California - Rogers

It is a wood dyna, but I called this guy a month or two ago. Despite, these pictures still being up, he made it clear that it was an "accident" and that wood dyna (which he claimed belonged to Ginger...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-21-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,116
Posted By Delorso
Re: 1959 Gretsch Gold Sparkle

O-Lugs and Leedybdp, for whatever it's worth, I've totally enjoyed following this debate between you two as it travels over various threads. It's entertaining, well-reasoned from both sides, and I...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-14-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By Delorso
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-13-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By Delorso
Re: Rogers swivo mounts: How much is too much?

This is all very informative, thanks! It definitely seems like, due to such great siwvo hardware design, snares, toms, cymbals, etc, mounted on the bass drum wouldn't suffer much more placement...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-12-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By Delorso
Rogers swivo mounts: How much is too much?

I've seen (but never heard) Rogers swivo-era kits with a snare, tom and ride cymbal all mounted on the bass drum. I've also seen Rogers bass drums with a tom (or two), a ride and a full size crash...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-07-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By Delorso
Re: Rogers Set in Manalapan NJ

For sure. I wouldn't be surprised if someone on this forum got them, seeing as they were listed for a month, and then sold a couple of days after you posted them here. If so, I hope we get to see...
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