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i found an MIJ drum set (1960's ludwig) for cheep got some questions

Post by panoramic » Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:48 am

How difficult is it to source claws and bolts for bass drums? it's missing them on one side and i have another old pearl bass brum sitting in my basement, they look extremely similar which makes me feel hopeful but i don't want to pull the trigger and be sitting on a set i can't use for years.
the set is a faded gold sparkle and comes with all kinds of beater vintage cymbals etc.

anyone with experience on this with insight would be gratefully appreciated
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Re: i found an MIJ drum set (1960's ludwig) for cheep got some questions

Post by lunaticjaguar » Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:16 am

I put together an old MIJ 60's Coronet (Pearl) kit for dirt cheap,

the easiest way I found to get parts for these is keep your eyes peeled for someone selling a similar bass drum for cheap and strip the hoops/hardware from it.

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Re: i found an MIJ drum set (1960's ludwig) for cheep got some questions

Post by panoramic » Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:29 am

lunaticjaguar wrote:
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I put together an old MIJ 60's Coronet (Pearl) kit for dirt cheap,

the easiest way I found to get parts for these is keep your eyes peeled for someone selling a similar bass drum for cheap and strip the hoops/hardware from it.
yeah i have already scoured the web for parts i would need and it does seem like i can source them at least partially(eventually)
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Post by panoramic » Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:19 am

i guess it makes sense to just nab it for $100 and then work my way towards a complete / og set
it comes with a shitpile of old cymbals also
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Post by lunaticjaguar » Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:33 am

ya, as long as your not in a hurry, you will surprised how often these oddball parts pop for cheap up once your looking for them.

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Post by panoramic » Tue Apr 09, 2019 4:23 am

lunaticjaguar wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:33 am
ya, as long as your not in a hurry, you will surprised how often these oddball parts pop for cheap up once your looking for them.
seems like the parts i am missing are common enough, should be a good pick up. plus i like the orange-y sparkle
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Post by panoramic » Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:54 am

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anyone know what brand this set is? the set i am looking at is the same brand
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Post by BlixaFan » Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:51 pm

that looks like a Slingerland kit!

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Post by marcpatch » Fri Feb 05, 2021 7:49 am

The kit is a Pearl stencil. If the front head is original to the kit was sold through Sears. The lugs may actually say PEARL on the inside of them.

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Post by s_mcsleazy » Sat Feb 06, 2021 8:07 am

ask the youtuber rdavidr. he's always selling old and rare drum stuff and even uses an old stencil kit in some of his videos. he usually responds to PM's on instagram.

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Post by redchapterjubilee » Sun Feb 07, 2021 5:17 am

Marc’s right, Japanese stencil kit. Likely Pearl but could also be Star (pre-Tama). Google Japanese stencil drums. There has been a rise in the knowledge and cataloguing of these drums in the last 15 years.

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