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Forum: General Drum Questions 10-07-2021, 11:08 AM
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Posted By mduke51
Re: Needs more cowbell!

…and the Chambers Brothers introduced the “psych-cowbell” with Time Has Come Today.

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Forum: General Drum Questions 09-27-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,336
Posted By mduke51
Re: “House" drum kits (kits supplied by the venue)

Just for grins I thought I would post this pic. Last time we were in NYC, 2018, we went to Smalls Jazz Club and to my surprise we were seated right next to the performance area, right next the drum...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-06-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 51,782
Posted By mduke51
Re: Record Covers with (vintage) Drums on!

I don’t think I saw this classic one of Buddy with his Slingy set and and Fibes snare?
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-25-2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,987
Posted By mduke51
Re: Early 90's Tama Rockstar Question

dukekamaya, the absence of the DX on the badge is what puzzled me too. I purchased them used in 1991.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-20-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,987
Posted By mduke51
Re: Early 90's Tama Rockstar Question

Thank you for your help 8upwithit!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-19-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,987
Posted By mduke51
Re: Early 90's Tama Rockstar Question

Finally had the time to figure out the upload process. Here are a few pics of what I am now thinking is a Rockstar DX set, based on the comments from the previous posts.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-19-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,987
Posted By mduke51
Re: Early 90's Tama Rockstar Question

I tried to post some pics as I know that would be most helpful but was technically challenged and gave up!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-17-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,987
Posted By mduke51
Re: Early 90's Tama Rockstar Question

Thanks for your reply 8upwithit. That's an interesting question because for years I thought they were wrapped in a very dark midnight blue sparkle. However I removed the leg clamp hardware from one...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-17-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,987
Posted By mduke51
Early 90's Tama Rockstar Question

I have a question for all of you Tama experts. In 1992 I purchased a used Tama Rockstar set. It is the style with the one piece square angled lugs on all of the toms and bass drums. The tags all say...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-28-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By mduke51
Re: Dyna-Sonic Age?

Excellent! Thank you sir. Best I can tell the snare bridge and parts look to be original. I have a question for you Tommyp. Some of the round head screws on the strainer and the two that fasten the...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-28-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 968
Posted By mduke51
Dyna-Sonic Age?

I just acquired this 7 line Dyna-Sonic and am wanting to know its age. I think (or hope!) from similar threads that I've seen on the Forum that it was probably manufactured in the mid-to late...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-20-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,470
Posted By mduke51
Re: Value these 1970 Slingerlands.......

More bad karma, had my first new set, '67 5 piece blue satin flame Slingys, stolen from an apartment in center city Philly back in '71. Was going to college and had no money to replace em. Big, big...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-12-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,652
Posted By mduke51
Re: Age of RK Snare

James, Old School and Rocketman, thanks for the tips, photo and information. CJ Wenk's very detailed break down of the clamshell strainer components is probably, at this point, the best available...
Forum: Vintage Drums 04-11-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,652
Posted By mduke51
Age of RK Snare

I picked up this Radio King snare at a yard sale for $50...they didn't know what they had. It needs a good cleaning and polishing and it lost its badge somewhere along the way, however, it's...
Forum: Vintage Drums 11-29-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,728
Posted By mduke51
Re: Help ID'ing my first kit

Can you post a picture of the tom or bass drum lugs?
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