In search of bass drum mounted cymbal arm...

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It appears I have a stock cymbal arm mount on my newly acquired Slingerland bass drum. Were these pretty much universal from brand to brand? What size (diameter?) cymbal arm should I be looking for? Does Gibraltar make a sturdy plug-n-play version?
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rikkrebs

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I bought an NOS Slingerland Nashville era mount last year and never used it. Here's a pick from the the auction. I can PM some more pics when I get home if you are interested.
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The Gibraltar is great. I swaped my original George Hayman L arm for that and I've benn very happy! Here's some pics of the L arm.
The Tama CACLJ is also great but a little heavy!
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I've had several of those orig Slingerland bass drum mounts and found that Ludwig and even MIJ L arms fit them fine.
 

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This would probably be the closest to "of the era". Ludwig but the right size for your bracket and basically unchanged since they introduced it in 1962.

Ludwig L1372 Shell Mount Cymbal Holder Drums on SALE
All the 60's and 70's L arms were 3/8" (9.5mm), whether US or MIJ.

As K.O. points out with the Ludwig, their original-style arm is pretty much unchanged! And, for $79 including the bracket, that's a pretty good price!

-Mark
 


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