THE MYTH of STRIPPING DRUMS is it's easy; IT'S NOT !
It's A Lot of work. Take Your Time & Don't rush the process. Be Careful with your edges as you work on the drum. If you hear any ripping sounds STOP immediately. You do not want to remove wood.
Use a flexible putty knife to pry the seam...
I was Donald Lindley's Drum Tech in L.A.
for the following bands:
Rosie Flores, The Bull Duram Band, Lucinda Williams, Jim Lauderdale, Marvin Etzioni, James Intveld, John Fogerty & The Boneshakers (which I had the pleasure to "cover the 1st set" for once).
He had quite a good run, deservingly...
Own a piece of history; This drum was formerly played w/ Count Basie & Ray Charles by Drummer Gregg Field
Double Tom Mount - NO arms
Great for any Basie, Ray Charles or Jazz collector
Can be signed