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Forum: General Drum Questions 09-25-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
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, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
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, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
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, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
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, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
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, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
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, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
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, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
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, 07:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,060
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, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
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, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,103
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, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,629
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, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
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, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,141
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, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,190
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, 07:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,100
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, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 740
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...
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-31-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,825
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Ludwig B/O COW...the rest of the story.

I had two 6 ply kits,a late 70`s cow,and an 84,the cow weighed as much or more than a son or phonic ,the cow kit I had thicker shells than the 84,a little over 3/8 " THICK. Your look like they did...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-01-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,012
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Rogers selling advice

Here are some more pics.
Forum: Vintage Drums 05-25-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,012
Posted By eamesuser
Rogers selling advice

Hi all,due to financial concerns I have to sell my Rogers 1966/67 wmp cleveland/dayton kit,20 12 14,will describe each peice for valuation,and would like some advice on where and how to sell.


...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-22-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,125
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Ancient Kauri shell

This wood was discovered buried in a 40 acre bog,probably a Forrest knocked down by a Tsunami,but it brought a bunch of this endangered hard to get wood available.IWill post pics of mine if I could...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-21-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By eamesuser
Re: How to get into vintage

Colectors grade and all original kits will cost more,if you just want the sound and vibe you can spend a lot less for n extra holes or modified kit.The least expensive to most expensive 50's through...
Forum: General Drum Questions 05-21-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,125
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Ancient Kauri shell

I have one,it is a segment shell lik3 yours,very soft wood,and very. Light weight.good tuning range,and will tune tabletop high and keep it's body.The iñteresting thing about mine is that you don't...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-27-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,920
Posted By eamesuser
Re: OK, what do I have here?

As far as I know,Rockers were always 4 ply shells,so if that is true what you have there is
either the last version of the Ludwig Standards,offered in 1982,see this link,

...
Forum: Vintage Drums 08-25-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,315
Posted By eamesuser
Re: Slingerland Set Found: Opinions Please

I agree that there is not any room left flipping the kit,but selling off the tom and a stand or two would make it a really good deal as a keeper.The price is very fair IMO,esp considering it is being...
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