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Forum: Drums 09-04-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,368
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: Question for Gretsch guys about a particular Renown set

FYI…Silver Slate Sparkle…Slightly biased, but, I think Silver Slate or the Inca Gold that were offered then are nicest "wraps" in Renown Series…Nice eye candy...
Forum: Drums 08-31-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,368
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: Question for Gretsch guys about a particular Renown set

I've the Slate kit for sale and it was made in 2008 and then that was it for that colour…Kit is really nice sounding and nice playing with 20x22 Kick 8x12 Rack 16x16 Floor Tom…Snare is 6 1/2x14 and...
Forum: Drums 06-06-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By RodneyZepa
Ludwig Legacy - Classic Maple Kits

I've a Ludwig Classic Maple kit purchased brand new in 2010 and like this kit very much…If I was to go to a Ludwig Legacy kit, would there be a noticeable "Tone - Sound - Attack" as well as anything...
Forum: Drums 04-30-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,405
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: About to order some Bonham sized Ludwigs Classic Maples. Got questions.

I'd ordered the Classic Maple Power Kit from Ludwig which is 18x24 - 13x11 - 16x16 - 8x14 Maple Snare, however, I asked for these changes: 16x24 Kick Drum & 12x14 Rack Tom…18" Deep seemed a bit much...
Forum: Drums 04-30-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By RodneyZepa
Ludwig Serial Numbers - Vintage Snares

I've got a Ludwig 5x14 Supraphonic which has a Serial Number of 10029 which would put it in 1964…This is a really low number when I compare it to a 1964 Keystone Snare on EBay with Serial Number of...
Forum: General Discussion 03-19-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 412,965
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

Ludwig 70's Big Beat 5 Piece Kit…4 shells are early 70's 3-Ply Maple-Poplar-Mahogany (Reinforcing Rings) in Black Diamond Pearl with 5x14 Supra 400 chrome snare…Serial Numbers and sizes: 8x12 Rack...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,455
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: Ordering custom drums from Ludwig

Does anyone have a ballpark guess of what this would cost?

Classic Maple, black sparkle finish and regular hardware on these three drums:

- 26x14 bass drum
- 16x16 floor tom
- 14x10 rack tom...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,253
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: stick in the eye anyone? not for the meek!

This is something that has "really caught my eye"…!…heh heh heh…In the 1972 Year Book from my High School (Grade 11) the white of my left eye ball is totally red from having whacked myself in the eye...
Forum: Drums 12-30-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,342
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: toms without resonant heads

I'm in process of selling my Zickos Acrylic kit and, unfortunately, the 10x14 Rack Tom only has batter side head and lugs while Reso side didn't come with the kit…So, trying to tune the "Concert"...
Forum: Drums 12-09-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: Ludwig Atlas Bass Drum Pedal

I guess having started out long time ago on strap kick pedal, I found chain drive to be too rigid for my liking…Just me but once you have the nuisances of strap driven pedal worked out (much more...
Forum: Drums 12-07-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: Ludwig Atlas Bass Drum Pedal

Thank you so very much for the feedback…I've a collection of 16" (I use these for Hi-Hat) and 18" (Paiste 2002-602-Alpha) and hoping to take them in except for 602's (20" Ride as well) for some trade...
Forum: Drums 12-06-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: Ludwig Atlas Bass Drum Pedal

I am assuming that any pedal, with strap, will have more flexibility with the "action" being much more sensitive than chain driven..?..Then, I suppose, more drummers would prefer strap over...
Forum: Drums 12-05-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By RodneyZepa
Ludwig Atlas Bass Drum Pedal

Hello…I'm being a rebel and posting my topic here as opposed to "Pedal" thread as it seems that this thread receives more action…So, my apologies if any drummers out there don't like…Anyways, I have...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 412,965
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

For Sale - Trade - I am willing to trade and/or sell the following Drum Kits:

1. Ludwig Big Beat (Vintage 1971 Serial No.s) Black Diamond Pearl (4 Piece) - 22x14 Kick Drum - 8x12 Rack Tom - 9x13...
Forum: Drums 07-03-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By RodneyZepa
Striped Supraphonic

It does pay to sometimes wait out a seller...A local shop had a set of Zickos (Acrylic) on the floor for about a year and a half comprised of 14" Rack Tom (minus bottom head, hoop and lugs) - 18"...
Forum: Drums 04-28-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,397
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: Ludwig classic maple snare

The Ludwig Power Four kit comes with a 8" x 14" Classic Maple snare...I've got a set of Pure Sound snares on mine and use an Emperor X batter with original Ludwig head on snare side and can tune it...
Forum: Drums 04-28-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: Drum shops Vancouver / Abbotsford

The best Drum Shop in Vancouver would have to be Long & McQuade located on Terminal Avenue...It is a franchise store but they have lots of gear and it is stocked very well...There is also another...
Forum: Drums 02-01-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,232
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: 2013 ludwig catalog pdf.

I hate Ludwig !!! The amount of amazing gear they continue to put out drives me crazy !!! Makes me want to upgrade every year but I do love my Classic Maple Power 4 kit...The Atlas Pro Gear is on my...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 412,965
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: THE CLASSIFIEDS - For Sale / Wanted

I've a clear Zickos 14" Tom missing bottom hoop and rods and 22" Bass Drum (Complete)...My 2 cents worth...Thanks...
Forum: Drums 01-04-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,359
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: Well I Didn't See This One Coming... (DW Collector's Series Concrete Snare)

Certainly is different, unexpected more than anything...I've tested and designed concrete structures of all types but this is very cool...I haven't done calculations, but, concrete normally is in...
Forum: Drums 01-03-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,551
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: Where is the point of diminishing returns?

First set of drums I purchased, after many years off being a responsible parent (Did tremendous job too I must add..!!..), was Ludwig Accent...When I saw just how much I missed playing in bands, I...
Forum: Drums 12-27-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,693
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: Ludwig Classic Maple.....Awesome Sound, but falling apart.

Sorry to hear about the problems as I find it awfully exciting to buy a new kit and then problems arise...Bummer man bummer...I bought set of Classic Maples (Power 4 Series) a couple of years ago and...
Forum: Drums 12-27-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By RodneyZepa
Resale of Drums and Gear - Methods of Choice

I've got a couple of sets of drums that I have been trying to sell for a very long time...I'd had one of them on EBay where I did have a buyer, but, he did not follow through and left me with a $20...
Forum: Drums 12-14-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: Vintage Ludwig Snare

I'd picked up a '64 Supraphonic that was in very ugly shape...Chrome was flaking and peeled off, so, I had it sand blasted...Unfortunately even after I told Dude, he sand blasted the badge a bit but...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,200
Posted By RodneyZepa
Re: Ludwigs best recent acheivment

I'm not up on NAMM, but, when is it being held and this is where Ludwig will unveil the "New" product..?..I'm in midst of trying to sell off various drum hardware, cymbals, kits all for equipping my...
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