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  1. Rkwilliams907

    Did you ever own your “dream” kit ?

    My dream kit is a 1962 classic Ludwig black oyster pearl kit originally owned by BJ Wilson of Procol Harum. BJ was first choice for Led Zeppelin. He turned down Jimmy Page 3 times. He remained the drummer for Procol Harum until his death. He also played for Joe Cocker, auditioned for Tom Petty...
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    Hi hat stand suggestions

    I have a Pearl hi hat stand that I really like. Strong and sturdy and much lighter than my Slingerland stand.
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    To block holes or not ?

    Generally, when I am modifying the dimensions of a drum shell I will re-wrap it and cover all of the holes that I am no longer using. That way the drum kit looks newer and more pleasing to the eye.
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    The Official DFO Random Drum Photo Thread!

    My ‘62 Ludwigs once owned and played by BJ Wilson of Procol Harum.
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    Bird's Eye views

    I dig the white wrap
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    Classic Ludwigs owned by BJ Wilson

    Very well aware.
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    Classic Ludwigs owned by BJ Wilson

    Thank you very much for your thoughts. They are of great value to me. When I acquired the set and cleaned them up to make them playable again, I had no plans to sell them. I’ve been contacted by a drummer in a very successful band who wants them. So I’m considering a sale.
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    Classic Ludwigs owned by BJ Wilson

    This is a picture of the stamp on the 22 inch Zildjian ride cymbal I acquired from the late Gary Brooker that belonged to BJ Wilson over 50 years ago.
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    Classic Ludwigs owned by BJ Wilson

    Thank you for your input. I appreciate your response.
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    Classic Ludwigs owned by BJ Wilson

    I did not acquire the PH drum head.
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    Classic Ludwigs owned by BJ Wilson

    This is the certificate of authenticity signed by Gary Brooker that the 22 in. Zildjian cymbal in fact was owned by BJ Wilson. I will try to get a close-up of the Zildjian stamp and post it.
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    Classic Ludwigs owned by BJ Wilson

    Yes, I can do that. The cymbal is being stored. I can probably post a picture of the stamp late tomorrow. R.
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    Classic Ludwigs owned by BJ Wilson

    Fantastic drummer, he was !
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    Classic Ludwigs owned by BJ Wilson

    Seven years ago I purchased at auction, a bass drum, rack tom, a 22 in. Zildjian ride and Premier stand owned and played by Barrie Wilson who was Jimmy Page’s first choice for drummer for his band, Led Zeppelin. Barrie was drumming for Procol Harum at the time. He used these drums on the first...
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