Since I switched the drums out . . . New Q for Slingerland know-er-about-ers

Tama CW

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Had my BDP's 13,16,18,22 for a year and recently decided to move them out. Interesting '79/80 "no-matic" kit.... with virgin kick and rack tom. The 3 toms had some cracks/gaps in the wrap though. Attractive and unmolested otherwise. Cracks hide pretty well in BDP though. Got $400 for them. You can't keep them all....though we try at times.


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Your BDP's really nice. They haven't "yellowed" either, which is great. I've even seen some BDP's go "green".

I wonder how the original owner set up his tom with no mounts. Nobody was using a separate snare stand for their toms back then, not unless their tom-mount broke.
 

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This guy obviously was setting up his tom with a snare stand back then. That's a vintage late 70's/early 80's Ludwig Atlas "snare/tom" stand doing the lifting duties. And it adjusts fairly high up. No problems. Everything that came with that kit was vintage 1979-85. There were no single or double tom stands with this kit. Everything points to the then 45 yr old owner using a separate snare stand. The kick and rack tom were never drilled for mounts....and remain that way today.

Yeah, the finish on the BDP's were glossy and supple - very slick looking. Too bad they saw some heat along the way.
 

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Your BDP's really nice. They haven't "yellowed" either, which is great. I've even seen some BDP's go "green".

I wonder how the original owner set up his tom with no mounts. Nobody was using a separate snare stand for their toms back then, not unless their tom-mount broke.
I think quite a lot of drummers had their toms on snare stands, Ian Paice was one of them, so were Jerry Nolan, Paul Cook and Charlie Watts.
Great looking kits, btw!
 


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