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    O.T. F.Y.I y'all - anyone planning to build a deck?

    I have a slightly OT question in regards to my old house porch restoration project...? Been curious about the pvc trim that is widely available nowadays? Does anyone know if it takes & holds paint well?
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    Recycling drum stuff

    I used a brake drum from my '67 Mustang to replace the missing center section of an 1870's cast iron garden urn... :p
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    OMG What mystery Premier tom lug is this?

    ...?
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    Better watch this before getting a big head when being able to draw a crowd...

    I sing to my cat all the time, he is not impressed.
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    Ever craft an inexpensive drum riser?

    Here's one i made fairly inexpensively as i already had some old 3/4" scraps of plywood from an earlier version. Build in 4 easy to transport sections that assemble into a platform 5'3"d x 6'w x 8"t. Lag bolts with the heads cut off that fit into sections of pipe make it rigid enough to be put...
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    Zeppabilly

    And Elvis!
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    Why Is This Acro Bidding Up So High???

    Or two...?
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    Please help date & possibly identify this old drum...

    Just got some feedback from them after suggesting a look inside, and it does have a label- "Emil Wulschner and Sons Music Dealers Indianapolis"
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    Please help date & possibly identify this old drum...

    A friend of mine owns this antique bass drum. I don't know the wood type or the lay up but it is appox 27" I suspect it's from the late Victorian era and is missing the original rope & tensioners. Those hoop claws are probably the best clue. But i'd love to hear other and better informed...
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    What Are Your Favorite Car Years?

    I think I like them all. But the stuff from the very beginning pioneer/horseless buggy era fascinates me the most. I'm really intrigued by the idea of guys making something from nothing, by hand and with no guide to follow.
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    OT: Blind Faith Cover

    Interesting, I always assumed the jet airplane was a 1956 Chevy hood ornament...
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    OT: Am I crazy - ride an 883 Sportster across the country?

    If the bike checks out I think someday you'll regret not doing it- Never pass up an opportunity for a adventure!!! Some inspiration---> https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/retracing-the-first-forgotten-motorcycle-ride-across-america
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    Gig Video, Band's First Time Out

    I like the posters you've been putting on FB too!
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    Prayers needed for fellow Drum Brother, Chris Jensen

    Oh No!!!!!
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    2019 Chicago Drum Show Roll Call!

    I haven't been in a couple of years but may ride over for Saturday afternoon with "Uncle Ike"...
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