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From big, beautiful drum kits to sumptuous snare drums, here are our Top 5 Vintage Drums Spotted This Week!

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Please take a read at this article that Gideon Waxman has done. It is a great intuitive read for all drummers. Wicked site with lots of tips. 30 Remarkable Benefits of Drumming! 3 Shares Facebook Twitter Pinterest Print Drumming is an incredible new world of music to explore. There is no other instrument quite like drums! They encompass their own entire category of musical instruments labeled percussion. Drums are also the oldest musical instrument in the world; findings from excavations date back to as far as 5500BC from the ‘Neolithic period’, when drum skins were made of alligator hide! Drums...

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HOOPS, MOUNTS, PEDALS, ETC. In this section, various miscellaneous components of vintage drums (1923-1965) will be addressed. Due to the numerous photos and catalog images, this page may take a long time to load. Your patience is appreciated!  HOOPS The hoops or rims of the early 1920’s were mostly metal bands, shaped into a circle with a single bend or flange added for stability. Hoop clips were used to attach to the top of the hoop so that it could be pulled downward or upward exerting tension on the drum head. The threaded tension rods were then inserted through the hole in the rim...

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