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    Re: Found some Ludwig drums

    Wow, great kit late8!

    I talked to my troop and they decided to just give them to me, so the drums are officially mine! However, I will be moving to Nebraska for college this week so this project...
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    Re: Found some Ludwig drums

    Not the least of which is convincing my Scout troop to part ways with them, the issue is they've wanted a marching snare for quite awhile to use for cadence in parades but after looking at this snare...
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    Re: Found some Ludwig drums

    Interesting, I'm thinking if I wrap it I'll do the same wrap that's on the little strip of the hoops. I think I'll pass on the rivets though.

    Upon further inspection both drums are single ply...
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    Re: Found some Ludwig drums

    The bass drum was originally owned by a Catholic High School so that would make sense, the heads were Remo's I do not have the originals. The plastic strip on the hoops is stapled in as you've...
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    Re: Found some Ludwig drums

    Bass Drum Pictures:

    The seam of the drum inside, note the splintering near the bearing edge.
    http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m119/The_epsicle/0811152101a_zpshrf8ufjn.jpg

    Not sure what this...
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    Re: Found some Ludwig drums

    Bass Drum Pictures:

    October 1st 1958
    http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m119/The_epsicle/0811152100b_zpsjqjjyo83.jpg

    2.8...
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    Re: Found some Ludwig drums

    Snare drum pictures:

    I forget what this is called right now, but the thing that holds the snares on the side opposite the switch....
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    Re: Found some Ludwig drums

    Snare drum pictures:

    "WFL Drums, Ludwig drum co. Chicago U.S.A", the badge, it's really loose and can spin all the way around....
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    Re: Found some Ludwig drums

    Snare drum pictures:

    September 6 1958, I'm assuming this is the manufacture date
    http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m119/The_epsicle/0811150906_zpsijblxh9r.jpg

    15-, I'm not sure what this is...
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    Found some Ludwig drums

    Hello everyone, long time no see! Preparing for college has kept me busy this year so I haven't been on here much. I'll get right to it: my old Boy Scout troop bought a new trailer that had been...
  11. Thread: drum music

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    Re: drum music

    If you've got five minutes to learn how drum music is notated it shouldn't take too long to do it yourself. I use MuseScore(google it, can't post links to other sites) It's a free service created by...
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    Re: Fractured a Finger

    I had a stick snap off after I hit my snare, it flew up and dug itself into my forehead, I bled pretty good for awhile. Also I'm not sure how I did it but I caught my big toe in my bass drum pedal...
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    Re: Kansas concert

    Aw man! I stayed in Wichita last night and I would've loved to see Kansas, well the band anyway, the only bit of the State I saw was the turnpike... :doh:
  14. Re: What's the strangest gig you've ever played?

    My strangest gig was actually a practice. A couple friends and I couldn't practice in any building when we met up(poor planning on our part) so we went to a nearby gazebo and I used my Cajon, at...
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    Sticky: Re: So what drum related stuff did you do today?

    Sorry to be taking control of this thread lately, posting here helps me stay active with drumming, basically, I drum then I post. It helps keep me on schedule.

    Practiced those 5 songs again, got a...
  16. Re: Anyone know any quirky/cool accesories for about 10?

    Drum Bum has this really cool drum key I've been looking at: http://store.drumbum.com/skuJ-174.html
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    Sticky: Re: So what drum related stuff did you do today?

    Looked for my brothers recording equipment he had left here before he moved and I couldn't find it. I found out he ended up taking it with him so I've got to convince him to bring it home so I can...
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    Sticky: Re: So what drum related stuff did you do today?

    Figured out how to play move along by AAR again, those 30 second notes really kill me but I'm glad I got it all straightened out again. :drumset-3: Tomorrow I'm going to see about making some videos...
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    Re: Dum set in college

    See if there's a space at the college where you can play a kit, otherwise get an E-kit. I'd also investigate some of the churches that have contemporary services and ask if they would be alright with...
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    Re: Busking with drum kit

    Buy a cajon and learn to play it. I've done some busking but never anything with a full sized kit, I can't see moving around that much equipment in public so a cajon just made sense.
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    Re: Back at it!

    No, never been much of a person for tilted hats but I can see how that would help with my issue.



    I read that about a year ago, I've been meaning to do it but I'm concerned I'll ruin my only...
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    Sticky: Re: So what drum related stuff did you do today?

    Tuned my snare higher and tensioned the spring on my cobra pedal, that eliminated my double bounce problem on the bass drum and made my snare sound like a boss :punk:. Since the wipeout thread got...
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    Re: Covering Your Kit When Not Playing

    I used to cover it at home but I don't anymore for the same reason 8beat stated. If my equipment is going to be set up somewhere else without my supervision I will cover it with a bedsheet, I've...
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    Sticky: Re: So what drum related stuff did you do today?

    Lots of stuff, got out a heat gun and fixed the dents in my drumheads I got from playing the set untuned yesterday(they're factory heads that are 2 years old and I can't afford to replace, don't...
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    Re: Electric drum set

    I also found this:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-9xcm-TtfM

    Parts from the floor upwards:
    8 rubber buttons as feet
    1000 x 700 x 19 mm MDF board
    8 tennis balls
    Another MDF board
    Impact...
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