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    Gretsch Catalina club

    Hey guys i bought another used kit....just the shell pack. Im diggin em'. Like the deep bass and offset lugs... Not sure the year?
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    Late 50's Slingerland Snare Drum hoops Question

    I would think nickel over steel..i was just thinking if mine was coated or should i say 'plated'.
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    Slingerland radio king snare break

    You maybe right dude....the batter head that was on there was a coated (single ply ) Ludwig head...i.stole from another snare...(.the original head the drum came.was torn)had a.good sound. A guitarist friend and i just joked bout how 'finding the right sound is sometimes elusive..' But im up for...
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    Slingerland radio king snare break

    Thanks Tama cw! I do think the tension allowed by the metal straps does add to the sound.
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    Slingerland radio king snare break

    Hey all, i love my snare, i've only had since this last summer. the metal strap finally snapped on one side....i don't think its a complicated fix....but something an ole' timer would've been more accustomed to doing than me til i mess with a rivet gun or whatever. i just adapted and used a...
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    Slingerland pre 47' homeade wallpaper wrap off...

    Stripped off lugs and all other hardware....mostly in good shape....pretty sure this blue was a repaint.....if there was an original laminate wrap to begin with or clear coat shell.? Sounds awesome...do not have money for restore......prob should use Paint thinner to remove blue? Havent...
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    vintage drum sccore

    Gonna take hardware off
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    vintage drum sccore

    Yes, gonna take off lugs and other hardware
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    vintage drum sccore

    Hey dude.../peeling off this nasty wal; paper....blue paint umder that....Maple shell looks like had a clear coat...no badge yet....just hole
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    vintage drum sccore

    I'm almost afraid at what i ' ll find underneath...[yeah i didnt remove wall paper looking wrap yet] Soon i will....just been playing it now
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    vintage drum sccore

    Yeah, Tama Cw. Its really wrinkled, and it is extented over the bearing edge in a few spots...feels like wallpaper....its super sloppy as well.
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    vintage drum sccore

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    vintage drum sccore

    It is a 26 inch bass D.B... it sounds great!
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