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Fullerton 9/72

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I just got a Slingy Buddy spec kit with the double spur bass-drum mounts, but it came with only one pair of spurs. The original owner only used one pair, and lost the others. Does anybody make replacements? Thanks!


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They're pretty common and cheap on ebay.
Of course...I just did a quick check and didn't see any listed. Usually they're pretty plentiful.

Edited by Rich K., 11 January 2017 - 10:53 AM.

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If you live the the USA just wait a day they will pop up because Slingerland spurs are so common that it's not even funny...

But try finding oaklawn Camco parts or Sonor teardrop floor tom legs... that's when the search gets crazy... as it could literally take years for those items to surface.
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Is JP2 still in business?


Edited by Bonzoholic, 11 January 2017 - 11:26 AM.

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I may have a spare set. I'll check later.......the dentist apt. comes first.

 

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Is JP2 still in business?

Ordered a set from him once. They were the harder to find thinner version from the early '60s. I was in a jam and could not find a vintage set, so I spent the money (!) on his. Money orders only, no credit cards, $15 for shipping. He swore they would work. When they arrived, they were too short. I had to pay the shipping back and a 20% restocking fee. Can't recommend him. And you have to kiss his butt through the whole process.


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I just went to the hardware store and got a chrome rod, cut it to size, put some rubber feet on the ends.   $7, maybe.    Not original, but functional.


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Well, they're not common on the 'bay today. Thanks for checking Dave. Sorry to hear about the dentist trip ...


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Is JP2 still in business?

Ordered a set from him once. They were the harder to find thinner version from the early '60s. I was in a jam and could not find a vintage set, so I spent the money (!) on his. Money orders only, no credit cards, $15 for shipping. He swore they would work. When they arrived, they were too short. I had to pay the shipping back and a 20% restocking fee. Can't recommend him. And you have to kiss his butt through the whole process.

 

 

Pretty much what Rich just said. 


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I have taken straight rod of the right diameter to a good machine shop and it is easy to have them put a good,  even point on the end of that rod  in a machine (not sure of name) that they all seem to have.  They may call is a lathe? 


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Hey, I've had one listed all week on ebay, and cheap;

http://www.ebay.com/...ocAAOSwpLNX9Fr8

Cheers!


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Well, they're not common on the 'bay today. Thanks for checking Dave. Sorry to hear about the dentist trip ...

PM sent


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PM sent.


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I just got a Slingy Buddy spec kit with the double spur bass-drum mounts, but it came with only one pair of spurs. The original owner only used one pair, and lost the others. Does anybody make replacements? Thanks!

  Try Explorer's Percussion in Kansas City.  I believe they have them.


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I just went to the hardware store and got a chrome rod, cut it to size, put some rubber feet on the ends.   $7, maybe.    Not original, but functional.

That's what I did too.


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Nothing on Explorer's Percussion KC site. Thanks anyway! :)


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Nothing on Explorer's Percussion KC site. Thanks anyway! :)

I would give them a call


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Got them. Thanks everyone, especially 'flavorizer'!


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