Only Admins can see this message.
Data Transition still in progress. Some functionality may be limited until the process is complete.
Processing Attachment, Gallery - 108.01670%

1965 Ludwig Combo

Loading...

1965 Ludwig Clubdate Combo

12/20 in White Marine Pearl

5x14 supraphonic snare

1 attachments
I like Drums...
1963 Ludwig Downbeat Champagne Sparkle
1964 Leedy (Slingerland) Blue n Silver Duco
1964 Ludwig Club Date Sparkling Silver Pearl
1966 Ludwig Super Classic Sparkling Silver Pearl
1968 Gretsch round badge modern jazz orange stain
1972 Slingerland 85N Pop outfit Light Blue Pearl
1976 Ludwig Vistalite clear
1981 Gretsch SSB Gran Prix Rosewood
1987 Yamaha Turbo Tour Custom Mellow Yellow
1991 Pearl Export Ferrari Red
Posted on 9 years ago
#1
Loading...

Beautiful kit. WMP Sweetness !

Your drummers not much good is he!? What you need is someone that's as good as me. ! John Henry Bonham !!
Posted on 9 years ago
#2
Posts: 958 Threads: 138
Loading...

Very nice! Love WMP

Posted on 9 years ago
#3
Posts: 6170 Threads: 255
Loading...

Very nice. I love the simple 3 piece setups. Yours looks just right.

Mike

Posted on 9 years ago
#4
Loading...

This little set was pretty far gone when I got it...

1 attachments
109.5 kB
I like Drums...
1963 Ludwig Downbeat Champagne Sparkle
1964 Leedy (Slingerland) Blue n Silver Duco
1964 Ludwig Club Date Sparkling Silver Pearl
1966 Ludwig Super Classic Sparkling Silver Pearl
1968 Gretsch round badge modern jazz orange stain
1972 Slingerland 85N Pop outfit Light Blue Pearl
1976 Ludwig Vistalite clear
1981 Gretsch SSB Gran Prix Rosewood
1987 Yamaha Turbo Tour Custom Mellow Yellow
1991 Pearl Export Ferrari Red
Posted on 9 years ago
#5
Posts: 307 Threads: 26
Loading...

Excellent work to get the kit looking great again CD64. Always good to

see a "before" picture. Well done!

Stevo.

"It's Charlie Watts' band
Without him we wouldn't have a group"

Keith Richards
Posted on 9 years ago
#6
Posts: 6170 Threads: 255
Loading...

Nice save. That's quite a before and after.

Mike

Posted on 9 years ago
#7
Loading...

You did a fantastic job!

Posted on 9 years ago
#8
Loading...

How in the world did you obtain that color?!

12/14/20 Mahogany INDe Bop Cocktail Hybrid

Late 50s Black Nitron 3 Ply Gretsch 13/16/20 w/ Max Roach Snare
Posted on 9 years ago
#9
Loading...

Retr0bright

Basically it's peroxide and oxyclean

Do some research, it was originally developed by chemists to restore their vintage computers. It actually uses UV light to reverse the yellowing.

However it did remove the shine from the wrap.

Also trying to keep the shell surface wet in the sun without soaking the wood is tricky.

Here's my original thread:

http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/showthread.php?t=33263

I like Drums...
1963 Ludwig Downbeat Champagne Sparkle
1964 Leedy (Slingerland) Blue n Silver Duco
1964 Ludwig Club Date Sparkling Silver Pearl
1966 Ludwig Super Classic Sparkling Silver Pearl
1968 Gretsch round badge modern jazz orange stain
1972 Slingerland 85N Pop outfit Light Blue Pearl
1976 Ludwig Vistalite clear
1981 Gretsch SSB Gran Prix Rosewood
1987 Yamaha Turbo Tour Custom Mellow Yellow
1991 Pearl Export Ferrari Red
Posted on 9 years ago
#10