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Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-08-2021, 03:29 PM
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Posted By Donovan Drums
Swivel Nuts to fit Ludwig LR-751 Snare Drum Lugs

Hi folks,

I am looking for at least one swivel nut to fit a lug on a LR-751 6.5x14" Ludwig Rocker snare drum.

I measure 7/8" in length and 9/32" outside diameter.

Please see attached photo....
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-12-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 901
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Gretsch 4105 Throw-off Issues

All fixed. Thanks for all the insightful responses!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-10-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 901
Posted By Donovan Drums
Gretsch 4105 Throw-off Issue

I have a mid-sixties Gretsch 4105 snare drum.

One of the rivets in the throw-off linkage has broken or worn out.
Is there a way to repair or replace these throw-offs? I sent a couple pictures...
Forum: General Drum Questions 06-01-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Case Recommendation for my Vintage Acrolite

Yeah, that's what I was hoping to find. Make it more period correct!
Thanks for the comments!!
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-29-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By Donovan Drums
Case Recommendation for my Vintage Acrolite

I need a recommendation for a hard case for my Keystone Badge Acrolite.
I seldom take it out of the house so it doesn't need to be a road case but I don't want a soft bag either.
Thanks!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 02-12-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,005
Posted By Donovan Drums
Handle Needed for a Contura Case

I have a 70s era Contura case for my Acrolite.
I would like to replace the carry handle with a more trustworthy one.
Any ideas on sources for suitable handles is appreciated.
Thanks!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 12-21-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,170
Posted By Donovan Drums
Dented Rogers Shell

I have a Rogers Dynasonic that has been damaged. There are three dents in the shell. The worst is at the throw off attachment, the other two are at lug locations. (Please see pictures.)

Is it...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-30-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Removing Black Spots!

I don't know what caused them. They were on the drum when I bought it used.
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-30-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,161
Posted By Donovan Drums
Removing Black Spots!

I have a 90s era Rocker chrome over wood snare drum. I think it's an LR751.

I've got several black spots of varying sizes on the wrap (see pic).

Any suggestions on how to get those out? I've...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-25-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,039
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Head Recommendations for 1958 WFL "Duco" Snare

Great suggestions! Thanks to one and all!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-23-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,039
Posted By Donovan Drums
Head Recommendations for 1958 WFL "Duco" Snare

Looking for recommendations for batter and snare heads for a 5.5x14" '58 "Duco" snare drum.

Thanks!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-18-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By Donovan Drums
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-17-2019, 08:49 PM
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Views: 1,112
Posted By Donovan Drums
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-17-2019, 10:40 AM
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Views: 1,112
Posted By Donovan Drums
Need Bolts & Washers for Supraphonic

I have a late 70s Supraphonic.
It's missing three of the lug attachment bolts and washers (see pic).
Is it possible to purchase those without buying the complete replacement Imperial lugs?
...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-26-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,338
Posted By Donovan Drums
Ludwig Supraphonic Chrome Damage

I saw that the snare side head was torn on the bearing edge.
When I took off the head a chunk of chrome came off too, about 3/4" long.

Please see the attached picture...

What is the...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-23-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By Donovan Drums
Question Re: Heads for a '69 Supraphonic

Jim, how many snare wires you got on that gosh darn thing?
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-22-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By Donovan Drums
Heads for a '69 Supraphonic

Looking for suggestions from the community on batter and snare side heads for a 1969 (early blue/olive) Ludwig Supraphonic 5x14.

Owner wishes to use medium tuning for classic rock.

Your...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-17-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,255
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Snare Set Advice Needed for Vintage Acrolite

Thanks all for the great advice. I think I'll try a 20 strand set from DFD. The price is right!
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 10-16-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,255
Posted By Donovan Drums
Snare Set Advice Needed for Vintage Acrolite

Hi All,

I have a '67 Acrolite that I need to replace the snare set on.

I have a Remo Coated Ambassador on the batter side and a Remo Hazy on the bottom.

Not sure what the snare strand count...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-02-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,093
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Premier Olympic Small Hardware

It also may be that the inside of those screws were damaged by the guy (or gal) before me.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-01-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,093
Posted By Donovan Drums
Premier Olympic Small Hardware

I'm working on my 70s Olympic snare drum. I attempted to remove the lugs for a complete spa treatment. Unfortunately, I encountered a screw head that while it appeared to be Phillips, a Phillips...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-01-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,682
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Premier Olympic Snare Drum Questions

Any idea what that thread depth is?
Thanks for the information!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-30-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,682
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Premier Olympic Snare Drum Questions

I want to keep it original...

I am mounting an all out search for the slotted key! It feels like a quest for the grail!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-30-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,682
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Premier Olympic Snare Drum Questions

Thank you for that information.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-28-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,682
Posted By Donovan Drums
Re: Premier Olympic Snare Drum Questions

Do yours have the slotted tension rods?
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