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The Gretsch Playboy

After last months look at the Ludwig Clubdate and how less metal work can make for more tone, we're going to look at a more seldom seen single lug set up - the Gretsch Playboy Outfit. As with all 'student' models/ cheaper set ups of the time, Gretsch's mid 60's Playboy outfit featured the same

By | 2017-10-30T22:45:07+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Vintage View|Comments Off on The Gretsch Playboy

The Ludwig Clubdate

1949 catalogue courtesy of www.,vintagedrumsguide.com With Ludwig sometimes less is more. I know my last article featured the Ludwig Super Classic kit, but I find myself leaning the Ludwig way again this month. However, this time I thought we would look at what many saw as a more 'budget' outfit this time... the

By | 2017-09-30T23:05:43+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Categories: Vintage View|Comments Off on The Ludwig Clubdate

What’s In A Name?

1948 Buddy Rich Kit, courtesy of www.vintagedrumguide.com So often there is confusion with the names and trademarks used by companies to advertise their products. To show you what I mean – how many of you regularly Hoover your carpets or drum rugs!? Are you sure? Really? Because unless your vacuum cleaner has a

By | 2017-08-31T22:19:49+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Categories: Vintage View|Comments Off on What’s In A Name?

How do you know it really is what it says it is?

  Looks like Champagne... From this month onwards we are very pleased to have Mark Jeffs from Rusty Drums (www.rustydrums.co.uk) taking over Vintage View. Statistically, many of you from all around the world will probably be aware of Rusty Drums, if not actually having bought something from them, such is their reach. It

By | 2017-08-14T22:06:30+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Vintage View|Comments Off on How do you know it really is what it says it is?
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