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Al Strange

Platinum Member
That's a looker too. They're not prohibitively expensive, either. I'll check them both out, thank you! I was really hoping for an actual brass drum, not nickel black coated, etc. Ugh why all the black brass?!
For me, I already own a 14 x 6.5 brass snare so I wanted a NOB 14 x 8...thanks to some awesome recommendations on here I pursued a Worldmax as they make the shells for Ludwig. Unfortunately there was a long wait so after a couple of failed attempts at a WorldMax I went for the Black Magic...a fantastic drum. (y) :)
 

RickP

Gold Member
Found this on Facebook Market Place for very low dough . The owner even offered to deliver it (90 minute drive) for an extra $20 !!
10 ply Nashville Slingerland with Birdseye outer veneer . 14 x 4” , engraved sticksaver hoops . Replaced the beat up heads with fresh Remo and changed the wires to Canopus Vintage wires and it sounds incredible .74C4E8B0-166F-4F9D-B812-E9B8E8AEF8F2.jpeg770EAB69-951E-45BF-A7EF-1F3C458F7D97.jpegF96A48F1-AC64-4B13-806C-B2622BC48BE4.jpeg
 

JohnnyStix

Member
For me, I already own a 14 x 6.5 brass snare so I wanted a NOB 14 x 8...thanks to some awesome recommendations on here I pursued a Worldmax as they make the shells for Ludwig. Unfortunately there was a long wait so after a couple of failed attempts at a WorldMax I went for the Black Magic...a fantastic drum. (y) :)
Soooooo, amidst all the searching, I found this on CL and that was that... An impromptu 3 hour drive from Nj to Long Island... A late 80s or so Slingerland brass, 7.5" shell, 10 Lug. It's low and loud and has that heavy attack I was looking for. I threw the red Evans head on that I had gotten for the acrylic Tama snare that arrived cracked and was sent back. It's quite the fashion statement, but it sounds freaking awesome.
Geeze what's the secret to posting a photo here. No matter what I do it says the file is too big. I've changed the quality to the lowest mp and cropped as much as I could.
 

SomeBadDrummer

Platinum Member
Great story. To upload photos you must first email them to yourself, selecting “large”. Then retrieve from your inbox. This simply reduces the file sizes.
 

SomeBadDrummer

Platinum Member
Found this mint condition Tama Superstar Classic maple snare for nearly nothing because it was missing a few lugs and someone had it setup all wrong.
It’s in mint condition and sounds as you might expect a 14 x 6 maple snare drum to sound. Very punchy although I have the Evans dry head tuned fairly high for crispier ghost notes.
 

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Quai34

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A DW 5x14 from 2000... cast bronze!

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Whooaaa, usually I'm not a fan of DW, I think their lugs a4too big but in this case, with the chrome on the BBC ronze, it looks awesome!!! I would love a bronze snare, used would be cheaper but I feel I could get fool because I don't have enough experience with drums to by them used.
 

JohnnyStix

Member
Soooooo, amidst all the searching, I found this on CL and that was that... An impromptu 3 hour drive from Nj to Long Island... A late 80s or so Slingerland brass, 7.5" shell, 10 Lug. It's low and loud and has that heavy attack I was looking for. I threw the red Evans head on that I had gotten for the acrylic Tama snare that arrived cracked and was sent back. It's quite the fashion statement, but it sounds freaking awesome.
Geeze what's the secret to posting a photo here. No matter what I do it says the file is too big. I've changed the quality to the lowest mp and cropped as much as I could.

Soooooo, amidst all the searching, I found this on CL and that was that... An impromptu 3 hour drive from Nj to Long Island... A late 80s or so Slingerland brass, 7.5" shell, 10 Lug. It's low and loud and has that heavy attack I was looking for. I threw the red Evans head on that I had gotten for the acrylic Tama snare that arrived cracked and was sent back. It's quite the fashion statement, but it sounds freaking awesome.
Geeze what's the secret to posting a photo here. No matter what I do it says the file is too big. I've changed the quality to the lowest mp and cropped as much as I could.

Soooooo, amidst all the searching, I found this on CL and that was that... An impromptu 3 hour drive from Nj to Long Island... A late 80s or so Slingerland brass, 7.5" shell, 10 Lug. It's low and loud and has that heavy attack I was looking for. I threw the red Evans head on that I had gotten for the acrylic Tama snare that arrived cracked and was sent back. It's quite the fashion statement, but it sounds freaking awesome.
Geeze what's the secret to posting a photo here. No matter what I do it says the file is too big. I've changed the quality to the lowest mp and cropped as much as I could.
Ahhhh Now It Works. Thanks for The Help !!
 

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JohnnyStix

Member
Found this mint condition Tama Superstar Classic maple snare for nearly nothing because it was missing a few lugs and someone had it setup all wrong.
It’s in mint condition and sounds as you might expect a 14 x 6 maple snare drum to sound. Very punchy although I have the Evans dry head tuned fairly high for crispier ghost notes.
That's an awesome find, and an easy fix. Nice work!
 

SomeBadDrummer

Platinum Member
Thanks! My wife said: “seems like you go by that store pretty often.” Store indeed. Stores with an s.
Reminds me of this picture hanging in my dad’s guitar shop:
 

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SomeBadDrummer

Platinum Member
Thanks! My wife said: “seems like you go by that store pretty often.” Store indeed. Stores with an s.
Reminds me of this picture hanging in my dad’s guitar shop:
It’s 4:20 somewhere
 

Darth Vater

Senior Member
I bought a Summit Drums 4 pc kit. Steambent, solid shell, single ply, curly maple. Sizes are 22x14, 13x9, 16x16, and 14x6 snare. Gary Posey makes a mean set of drums. I predict someday he'll be famous!
 

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SomeBadDrummer

Platinum Member
I bought a Summit Drums 4 pc kit. Steambent, solid shell, single ply, curly maple. Sizes are 22x14, 13x9, 16x16, and 14x6 snare. Gary Posey makes a mean set of drums. I predict someday he'll be famous!
Awesome kit! True craftsmanship went into your drums, I bet they sound amazing. Very well done
 

Darth Vater

Senior Member
Awesome kit! True craftsmanship went into your drums, I bet they sound amazing. Very well done
Thanks! Yeah, I took some of the heads off to check the seams and bearing edges. Incredible quality. They really kick it too! Anyone who'd like to learn more about Summit can go here. Gary is very pleasant and enthusiastic about his products. Very quick to respond via messenger as well. He's located near Akron, OH.

 

JohnnyStix

Member
Thanks! My wife said: “seems like you go by that store pretty often.” Store indeed. Stores with an s.
Reminds me of this picture hanging in my dad’s guitar shop:
I seem to recall it being my parents always saying, " But you have two drumsets here already, that one is enormous ( the Neil Peart kit, of course) and what about the one you got from Tom that you don't even play, and the one that you have at Craig's house? " My poor mom and dad lol. They sure put up with alot.
 

SomeBadDrummer

Platinum Member
I seem to recall it being my parents always saying, " But you have two drumsets here already, that one is enormous ( the Neil Peart kit, of course) and what about the one you got from Tom that you don't even play, and the one that you have at Craig's house? " My poor mom and dad lol. They sure put up with alot.
Mine too! They even put up with me blasting away at the ocean
 
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