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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-12-2021, 11:03 PM
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Re: 1st time dealing with wrap seam separation-Dean could use help.

Gentlemen, thank you very much for your help and suggestions. I really appreciate it. The wrap, believe it or not, is not brittle. It's soft, more like thick paper that got wet and dried. Also, there...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-30-2021, 05:09 PM
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Views: 627
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Re: 1st time dealing with wrap seam separation-Dean could use help.

No takers, eh? How about this: if I can remove the glue, what glue should I use and how far should the wrap at the seam over-lap itself? OR where's a good tutorial I can watch? Dean
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-20-2021, 09:19 PM
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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 06-20-2021, 09:17 PM
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Views: 627
Posted By deansdrums59
1st time dealing with wrap seam separation-Dean could use help.

Hi guys. Been lurking here periodically but in a non-drum phase lately tending to other life stuff. I've begun a rehab to a modern era Pearl set with seam wrap separation and have no experience...
Forum: For Sale 09-09-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,677
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Ludwig 17 inch tenor shell, rims, heads & some hardware

SOLD-Thanks all for your input and interest. Thanks classsics.
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 09-09-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 960
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Forum: Vintage Cymbals 09-08-2020, 02:41 PM
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Views: 960
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No experience dating cymbals-would like to know to sell

Guys, I have a 20 inch ping I'd like to sell and I'd like to put a manufacture date or era in the description. Any takers? Too much info always welcomed. Dean
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-05-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Painting shells--nitty-gritty detail type question

Thanks Jeff-1/16 it is. I'll add to this post once painted. D.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-04-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By deansdrums59
Painting shells--nitty-gritty detail type question

I plan to have some Pearl Tempro shells painted. The original wraps were badly cracked and yellowed, stripped and tossed. Literally fell off the drums...
I have a friend who is a professional...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-04-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Who has experience with modern era hi hat pull rods?

Thanks guys-with V's suggestions, your added insight and help from a Gibraltar tech, 6mm it is! The stencil branding thing interests me--to know who made what, where (& when) so I can figure if I'm...
Forum: General Drum Questions 08-27-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,955
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Paul McCartney was right...

After all of our years playing, why toss that experience simply because we're "old?" Man if you are blessed with health---go for it!! I'm glad for you. Keep rockin' & let us know how that first gig...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-25-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,875
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: New 20 inch BD heads won't fit on Gretsch BD?

Problem resolved due to the great help here. Close thread.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-25-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By deansdrums59
Who has experience with modern era hi hat pull rods?

Putting a decent and beefy "Rock" labeled heavy duty hi hat stand back together. I'm guessing it's a Pearl stencil and other sites say possibly Gibraltar/Kaman. Liking to sell complete stuff, I'm...
Forum: For Sale 08-24-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,677
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Ludwig 17 inch tenor shell, rims, heads & some hardware

Guys, I STILL have this and waiting for someone to bite. Packed and ready to ship. I recently sent a 14x10 marching snare from southeastern PA to central Kansas, USPS. It was about $49 to help you...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 08-17-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 975
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Hi Hat stand upper tube 1 inch generic & upper pull rod

Found the part. Thread closed. Thanks.
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 08-17-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,998
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: 1971 Gretsch Name Band

Thanks Dan, like most of my rehabs, it's hard to let go once finished, but even the great Buddy Rich could play only one set at a time! My hardest lesson-learned doing this set: post 1968, DO NOT...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 08-14-2020, 10:33 AM
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Views: 783
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Forum: Wanted to Buy 08-14-2020, 10:33 AM
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Views: 783
Posted By deansdrums59
Tempro(?) MIJ snare project-vertical butt plate

Have a no-name 14 inch chrome snare that was in with some gear that also had some beat up Tempro drums (or at least they had Tempro hardware on them). Looking for both the snare strainer and vertical...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 08-14-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 975
Posted By deansdrums59
Hi Hat stand upper tube 1 inch generic & upper pull rod

Putting a decent beefy "Rock" labeled heavy duty hi hat stand back together. I'm guessing it's a Pearl stencil. Liking to sell complete stuff, looking for an upper tube, generic or MIJ just fine, and...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 08-13-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,998
Posted By deansdrums59
1971 Gretsch Name Band

131968After a rehab being spread out over 18 months-mostly due to work and difficulty finding parts-the Name Band was finished, and SOLD.
“Name Band” drum set manufactured by the Fred Gretsch...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-24-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Marching snare guys: could use your insight/advice

Super-exactly the help I needed and always thankful for your input. It's truly a privilege to be a member of this forum. Thanks guys. I have a soft spot in my heart for marching bands as I had been...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-23-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By deansdrums59
Marching snare guys: could use your insight/advice

Fortunate to have received a couple of marching snares from a school dumpster save. First time experience. First one cleaned up and ready to go to sale is a Keystone-badged blue sparkle snare with...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-09-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,493
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Wet sanding to remove paint from WMP

Magnus, if you care to take the time, and your heart is set on it, if you can find the 3m or similar product here in the U.S., I'd be more than glad to get it and send it to you. Problem is, because...
Forum: Vintage Drums 07-07-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,464
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: My first vintage set

Sooweeeet! Arrived undamaged I hope. What a fine looking set of drums. I have often considered taking the plunge on a set of Slingerlands with some awesome wrap-like yellow tiger pearl. My criterion...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 07-07-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,511
Posted By deansdrums59
Re: Collar tension screws odd MIJ hex heads-got any?

I'll check the thread size tonight. Is it rule-of-thumb most MIJ drums use metric screws?
BTW, thanks for the feedback guys. D.
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