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Forum: Drums 01-07-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By onedevilsst
Re: Gretsch Restain - Massive Help Needed

and the end result, where im up to now.
Forum: Drums 01-07-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: Gretsch Restain - Massive Help Needed

The during picture, you can see the maple natural colour coming out of the right hand side
Forum: Drums 01-07-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By onedevilsst
Gretsch Restain - Massive Help Needed

Hi all,

So the situation is this, I now have an 18" and 20" bass drums in my collection. The problem is they are both wrapped, my kit is stained. To make the whole kit a mix and match for bespoke...
Forum: Drums 12-06-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: Gretsch bass drum shell?

Cheers tamadrm,

Your post sent me on a google journey last, using the term 'single tension'

I think you're right, maybe a vintage renown. I will never be able to restore it to originality, so...
Forum: Drums 12-06-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: Gretsch bass drum shell?

Hahaha!

No worries GD, thanks for looking, though.
Forum: Drums 12-06-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: Gretsch bass drum shell?

The 6 plys as shown in the photo
Forum: Drums 12-06-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: Gretsch bass drum shell?

The filled centre holes
Forum: Drums 12-06-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By onedevilsst
Gretsch bass drum shell?

Riddle me this, drummerworld, (Gruntersdad may be the king of this info)

A potentially vintage Gretsch Bass Drum.

Here is a list of specs, does this fit?
Silver sealer, not newly applied
...
Forum: Drummers 11-22-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,506
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: How did Keith Moon play?

Oh, and I do like Keith's playing, but never wanna play like him
Forum: Drummers 11-22-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,506
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: How did Keith Moon play?

I'd never heard of Zac Hill, so just looked him up, and really liked what he was doing.

One of the reasons I love this forum!
Forum: General Discussion 11-20-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,058
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: Stolen Drums, a long, frustrating story

Mate, sorry to hear about this, I couldn't imagine anything happening to my kit, an 18 year labour of love.

I hope something miraculous happens. But have u got a picture of them, in case any of...
Forum: Drums 11-11-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,869
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: My 6 Year Old And Drums? / Drum Kit under $140?

That kit is ace!

Good work, man.
Forum: Drums 11-10-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,869
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: My 6 Year Old and Drums?

Whatever u do, make it fun, and don't worry bout the end product.

Most kids are good at asking questions, so u can gauge their needs. Also, it makes them feel more as if it is their thing.
...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: RIP Jon Brookes (The Charlatans)

Met Jon at Preston, where a mate got me in to the sound check, he was a really nice guy and we talked about drums, mainly Gretsch, as he was the guy who switched me on to them from afar, he signed a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,227
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: Insurance for kit

I'm in the uk, and was wondering what the process was for a good assessment? As in, who can do this for you?
I am rocking various Gretsch kits, all over 30 years old, so i would need someone who...
Forum: Drums 01-27-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: Gretsch Timbale

Another pic, the badge and lugs
Forum: Drums 01-27-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By onedevilsst
Gretsch Timbale

Shoulda done this before buying, but got it for a low price of 7 quid....

Is this a real Gretsch timbale?

Don't recognise the badge couloir scheme, the lugs or the stand attachment
Forum: Drums 12-03-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: Vintage Gretsch re wrap

This was my first thought, I do love the colour, but its the colour matching, and then getting the right lacquer. I'm generally a 'can do' kinda fella, but I worry this will be one step beyond my...
Forum: Drums 12-03-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: Vintage Gretsch re wrap

After all these years being a Gretsch geek, I didn't know they were designed to age!!!!

Cheers for your advice, looks like its all systems go, then.
Forum: Drums 12-02-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: Vintage Gretsch re wrap

I never thought of not damaging the lacquer......

U make a good point. Would the wrap tape be the best option, then?
Forum: Drums 12-02-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By onedevilsst
Vintage Gretsch re wrap

Hi all, not posted on here for a while, but I have a quandary;

I have a Gretsch USA in cherry gloss, 22, 12, 13, and 16.

A while back I did some wheeling and dealing and obtained an 18, and 14...
Forum: General Discussion 05-21-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,593
Posted By onedevilsst
Having a mare.com -Gretsch rebuild

Just gotta vent to people who know what I'm on bout;

Been rebuilding14 and 18 " Gretsch shells from scratch via eBay and contacts.

The final big piece arrived todayfor the 18, 2 vintage die...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-02-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,942
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: Trad grip

Ah, yeah, that's a good idea, the first one, like. I'd worry bout the second as I well overload my right arm. Am gonna move it to the right when I re set up.

Certainly loving the challenge it...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-01-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,942
Posted By onedevilsst
Re: Trad grip

Ah, yeah, that's a good idea, the first one, like. I'd worry bout the second as I well overload my right arm. Am gonna move it to the right when I re set up.

Certainly loving the challenge it...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-01-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,942
Posted By onedevilsst
Trad grip

Hi all,

so finally bit the bullet and made the trad grip my norm after two years fannying about with it and it works pretty well, power wise and sound wise, apart from the rack tom.

Does...
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