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    What kind of Ludwigs are Garys Drums?

    Thank you brother JDA! Quite interesting, the 1963 Ludwig "New Yorker" seems to have the diamond plate on the rack tom and the Gretsch style rail consolette holder, just like Garys! The Cymbal mount is different tho, actually looks like what the MIJ sets had.
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    What kind of Ludwigs are Garys Drums?

    Hi KO. Well, according to an interview with Gary, he got the set when The Playboys first formed, and his mother agreed to finance Garys band dream. I'd say by that time, he had been taking lessons for a few months and could actually play. I am curious if you have a late 50s or early 60s...
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    What kind of Ludwigs are Garys Drums?

    KO........As always, thank you for the fantastic information. I knew you would have a much better handle on this than me, since I've been a Gretsch guy for 46 years!! So based on your note, and by my doing a bit more research, I have come up with some more information: 1) In a different...
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    What kind of Ludwigs are Garys Drums?

    Thank you guys....... KO.......What do you think? Thanks, Retro .
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    Official Gretsch Drums Thread

    Gretsch player for 46 years! Currently rehabbing my 1960s BDP set!
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    What kind of Ludwigs are Garys Drums?

    Ludwig Guys: Please take a close look at Garys drums in this picture. Notice the rail consolette mount , the exact same as Gretsch used, and the leg mounts on the floor tom. Also, the mounted tom would have a diamond plate (again, just like Gretsch) rather than the luddy rectangular one with...
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    Re-birth of the 1963/65 Slingerland "Modern Jazz" kit

    Markie. You should have no trouble selling that beautiful set locally.
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    Re-birth of the 1963/65 Slingerland "Modern Jazz" kit

    Mark: your set is just beautiful. So classy, so majestic. Silver Sparkle is a great color for that set.
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    Re-birth of the 1963/65 Slingerland "Modern Jazz" kit

    Bob, you did a fantastic job on that set!! congrats!
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    1967 Trixon TELSTAR Snare Drum in WMP!!!!!

    For all you TRIXON Lovers.....this ones for YOU! Here is a fantastic specimen from the Go Go 60s: This is a Trixon, TELSTAR model Snare Drum, the drum line that were designed to look like Space Satellites! When you play a gig with this, its guaranteed...some drummer will come up to you and ask...
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    FS: 1967 Trixon TELSTAR Snare Drum in WMP!

    Not available.
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    Gretsch "Two Tone" Set On Ebay

    So youre saying that these drums "came out of the closet"? :)
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    WTB 20 inch Gretsch Round Badge BD Hoops with BDP Inlay

    Guys, I'm looking for a couple of Gretsch Round Badge 20 inch Bass Drum Hoops with the BDP inlay. Anyone have a set for sale? Thanks,' Retro
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    Gretsch "Two Tone" Set On Ebay

    Yes, I'm sure if this set could talk, it would have some real cool stories to tell from 1958!
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    Gretsch "Two Tone" Set On Ebay

    Dtk: You know, to me it looks like there is a band of alluminum or tin as the inlay. Not sure if thats they way they were sold in 1958. Nice set, the price might be a bit high. But that "tacked" bottom head.....in 1958!!!!! UUGGHHHH.
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    Gretsch "Two Tone" Set On Ebay

    Theres a pretty nice 1958 set of Gretsch Two Tone Renown on Ebay...
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    Dealing With Tape Residue on DUCO

    Man that looks FANTASTIC!
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    1947 Ludwig & Ludwig Restoration

    Awesome!!!!
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    What glue does Gretsch use?

    3M-30NF Does this come in a small bottle of tube? I have only a small job to glue, I'd hate to spend $35 for a quart size when a small tube would do the trick.
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