1970s Slingerland Drums

We got a nice set of Vintage 1970s Slingerland Drums for the studio.

Here’s the description from the dude we got these from (a nice guy from Canada):


Slingerland 70’s 3ply Thermogloss / Natural Maple Shell Kit

12 x 8 tom
15 x 10 tom
22 x 14 bass drum

All drums have Niles, IL badges and are a perfect finish match

12″ and 15″ toms are the classic Slingerland 3ply shells with re-rings.

The bass drum is a Sprit shell, 5 ply, no re-rings, grey/black interior
But is a ‘first gen’ Spirit, made in Niles as opposed to the later ones made overseas.

No extra holes. Everything works. Chrome is excellent for drums this age, they shine! Bearing edges good on all drums, and all shells are round. Mufflers intact and working on both toms. Stick saver hoops top and bottom on 15″. Stick saver batter hoop and triple flange hoop on resonant side on 12″.

The bass drum spurs are…improvised… but they work well. 12″ tom holder is a Yamaha tom arm and it works really well, perfect fit for the bass drum. Hoops are original and in great shape, T’s are modern Gibraltar and Claws are Ludwig.

Vintage Slingerland Drums in Rock Hill, SC

Vintage Slingerland Drums in Rock Hill, SC

Vintage Slingerland Drums in Rock Hill, SC

Vintage Slingerland Drums in Rock Hill, SC

Vintage Slingerland Drums in Rock Hill, SC