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Old 09-07-2012, 05:17 AM
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Are there any other blue heads out there except Evans blue hydraulic?
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Old 09-07-2012, 05:58 AM
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Hmm, some kind if blue ink or dye applied to the interior side of a clear head, perhaps?
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Old 09-08-2012, 10:24 PM
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Evans doesn't have any, neither does Remo or Aquarian. You'll have to go on a little treasure hunt on the internet.
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Old 09-09-2012, 12:39 AM
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Evans doesn't have any, neither does Remo or Aquarian. You'll have to go on a little treasure hunt on the internet.
Are you sure?

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Old 09-09-2012, 01:38 AM
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Hmmmm. They show them on their web site. http://www.evansdrumheads.com/EvDrum...?ActiveID=3591
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Old 09-09-2012, 01:45 AM
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Evans still sells blue hydraulic heads. Peace and goodwill.
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Old 09-09-2012, 02:43 AM
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In this case though, the hydraulic blue has that oil in between the plies which makes for a very dead head. Is it the sound you're looking for or do you just want something blue? It would probably look cool on a blue vistalite kit and even then, an oil filled head might work in that instance to warm up those acrylic drums.
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Old 09-09-2012, 04:33 AM
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The question of the thread was does anyone make a blue head other than the hydraulics, guys. So, yes, Swexx appears correct. Sickos, you could try contacting Remo or Evans and see if they can do anything for you.
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Old 09-09-2012, 04:44 AM
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The question of the thread was does anyone make a blue head other than the hydraulics, guys. So, yes, Swexx appears correct. Sickos, you could try contacting Remo or Evans and see if they can do anything for you.
Well he was almost right since he said that Evans doesnt have any, but moving along.
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Old 09-09-2012, 06:23 AM
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I have and can get Evans Hydraulic. I'm looking for something more alive. Any ideas? I like the comment about contacting Evans or Remo but how does one go about doing so? BTW, Soupy, it's Zickos but Sickos works too in a weird way
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Old 09-09-2012, 06:29 AM
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It would probably look cool on a blue vistalite kit and even then, an oil filled head might work in that instance to warm up those acrylic drums.
Yeah, they do warm up the sound. I ran Pinstripe on my Vistalite's. Evans red heads came stock, on Zickos drums, back when I first bought mine. I don't recall blue heads, back in the 70's.
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Evans....Give Us A Call
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Yeah, they do warm up the sound. I ran Pinstripe on my Vistalite's. Evans red heads came stock, on Zickos drums, back when I first bought mine. I don't recall blue heads, back in the 70's.
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Old 09-09-2012, 07:48 AM
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See Avatar! Original equipment 1973.
Cool. I learn something every day. It was probably 1970, when Zickos had a drum showcase/demo, at my local drum shop. They had 3 kits. Different configurations. One kit was a double bass. Never saw the blue heads in California.
Several years later, I was able to buy a 22, 14, 14, 18 Zickos kit. For $250. What a sweet deal that was.
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Old 09-09-2012, 08:01 AM
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Unsure if this helps.....Gunze Sangyo make a clear blue acrylic paint that can be applied by airbrush to drumheads. The hue is very similar to that in the avatar.
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The question of the thread was does anyone make a blue head other than the hydraulics, guys. So, yes, Swexx appears correct. Sickos, you could try contacting Remo or Evans and see if they can do anything for you.
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I know about the blue hydraulics, but the question was if there are any blue heads except the hydraulics - and my answer to that was no, I'm not aware of any blue heads except the blue hydraulics.

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Excactly.



I know about the blue hydraulics, but the question was if there are any blue heads except the hydraulics - and my answer to that was no, I'm not aware of any blue heads except the blue hydraulics.

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Yeah, I figured that's what you were getting at after I sat on it for a while. Why do you need blue heads? I think the guys at vintage logos.com might be able to help since they can make special bass front Reso heads. Probably cost a lot though.
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Old 09-09-2012, 10:14 AM
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I have and can get Evans Hydraulic. I'm looking for something more alive. Any ideas? I like the comment about contacting Evans or Remo but how does one go about doing so? BTW, Soupy, it's Zickos but Sickos works too in a weird way
Hah, sorry, iPhone auto-correct at work. Usually I notice when it does that.
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Default Re: Blue Heads

I agree with Bo.

Anything is possible these days. Manufacturers can make it happen for the right price.

However you have to be ready to open the wallet big time.

If the question is - are there any blue heads available? I've seen drums made of cheese so I think the answer is yes.

Are they any in general distribution that won't cost as much as a cheap import car (and that are not Evans Hydraulics)?

No
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I'm sure you could convince Remo to make you a blue clear Ambassador with pink dots that say "BOB DYLAN" on the top, but it'll cost you. A lot.
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Contact one of those Bass drum art sites like Vintage Logos and see if they will do something on smaller sized heads.
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