View Full Version: Info on Valje Congas. Is anyone in this forum an authority on Valje congas? I own two.
It has one reinforcement ring on the bottom of the drum. The second is a Quinto that I purchased a number of years back and appears to be older perzonal the conga.
It has 4 reinforcing rings. I'd like to find out more about the history of Valje and also if there were different series of drums. Why would the quinto have more reinforcement than the conga?
Any other Craigslist new Tumba personal about these drums would be appreciated. Well, after seeing your question I thought I had something from that company and Orebro american massage Orebro looking through a stack of stuff and found an 88 catalog and price list.
It has a brief history and info about the drums plus pricing.
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Here it is. With the new browsers, when you click the thumbnail image a larger image will open in another window.
Put the cursor on the image for the Craigslist new Tumba personal size. Personsl Valje info. I have pre drums Drums: Do you know roughly what Kristianstad date ideas this weekend would be worth?
I recently "tucked" all heads. The attachment is me in with all my Valjes. Please find below a history i have put together for another site. I am a collector of the Valje drums, all makers and models.
I hope this clears up Craisglist confusion about the Valje Val Jee history. I am always looking for more if anyone wishes to sell; especially the san francisco version that say 'hand crafted in san francisco'. The name is said to come from Young jewish professionals Bromma and Craigslist new Tumba personal, not sure if tis was Toms wife and daughter or. Tom worked out of two locations in Los Angeles, Sunset Blvd.
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His innovation of air drying his staves personsl scoring the interiors of the staves to prevent cracking and allow flexibility during construction was ahead of the pack, but his drums did not take on a huge following until being used by Santana and other Latin rock and rock bands.
At one point he and Mariano of Gon Bops were in business together to try and corner the market, but like many partnerships, it ended due to personal philosophy. Craigdlist the late 70's Tom was getting tired of the business and the competition by mega mass drum producers. In the early 80's he sold the name and shop to Haight Ashbury Music of San Francisco who was a large retailer of Craigslist new Tumba personal drums.
Akbar Nykoping show sexy, then working as a Raina Jakobsberg escort repairman, asked his Craigslist new Tumba personal who owned Haight Ashbury Music, Massoud Nfw, if Massage in dickson Sweeden could go to L Tukba to learn how perspnal make the drums from Tom; he was turned down and four others were sent.
After about Craigslist new Tumba personal months Akbar was called back to Craigslist new Tumba personal to work with Tom because the others failed; maybe partially due to Toms tough temperment. I am not sure, but i think Octavio Ruiz was working with Tom at the Craigslist new Tumba personal.
In any event, Tom taught Akbar how to make the Valje drums. Within Crqigslist year the operation was moved to San Francisco where the second generation of Valje was created by Akbar with the help of Octavio who moved north to continue the tradition. The only difference in the second generation was that the height was cut down from 31" to 30" and a decal was put on the drum with Valje of San francisco on it one could still order the taller model but it would require an additional cost.Full Hoganas Body Massage
The drums hadware was the same, still made of red oak and the scoring Craigslist new Tumba personal the staves remained. This operation was only in existance for about two years before there was a fire that destroyed the shop and about 50 shells, thus making these Craigslist new Tumba personal the rarest of all hand crafted valje's. The fire was started when a fireworks company exploded on a bright sunny afternoon about 5: Akbar heard the explosion and ducked just as the heavy metal door to the shop blew open and across into his machinery.
He exited and began to knock on doors and assist others in shops all around the industrial area who were injured and bleeding.
He was very lucky, and we are as well, since he is still making drums for all who have. I know Craigslist new Tumba personal hand of the devistation of this massive fire, because this conguero was a bombero who fought that fire as a member of the SFFD.
I and others pulled 8 corpses out of the mess. Well the story goes faster. Akbar went on to open his own shop, Sol Percussion, making fantastic drums here in S F.
The next generation of Valje was a drum made in Thailand from Thai oak.
The first models had no LP markings LP purchased the rights to the name and drum Craigslist new Tumba personal Haight Ashbury Music Craigslist new Tumba personal, the hardware stayed the same other than a small Valje was inscribed on the side plates, handle and tuning rods; of course Prince massage Sweeden sizes became standard and fewer and the interior scoring was eliminated.
The next generation was the Armando Perazza Cherry wood series; which is a beautiful drum. There is more to the story and please feel free to add what you know, as i will add more as i Tumbq. Tom Flores went on to design and build the Resolution Drums with his son Ralph.
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Tom died a few years back and his son continues on with the drums and repair of old L A Valje's, 31". The Valje drums vary in size from 9. There Craigslist new Tumba personal Gay Sweeden places many sizes in between since they were handcrafted by a real craftsman and artist; he had no training in precision, but was quite presice.
Items 1 - 14 of Good condition, one of the congas needs a new head $ O. Most conga sets . Available in an 11" quinto, /4" conga and /2" tumba. .. No matter how you choose to bring the conga into your personal playing. The conga was purchased new in I think or 71 at Franks Drum Shop in Chicago. but like many partnerships, it ended due to personal philosophy. .. used valjes on craigslist for $ ($ for quinto and tumba) but. vancouver, BC musical instruments - by dealer "Drum" - craigslist. favorite this post Aug 26 Roland PM watt Personal Drum Monitor $ . Pearl Percussion ELITE Series Conga, Quinto and Tumba $ (NORTH favorite this post Aug 24 Ovation Acoustic Guitar(New to the shop) 25% Off Sale on until Sunday!.
The Valje drums are known to keep their shape and rarely crack if taken care of; but we all nee wood will be wood - so thanks to Craigslist new Tumba personal and his love of repairing these drums. Tom often had extra wood around which he used to complete a drum.
This often resulted in the smaller Craigslist new Tumba personal drums with petsonal head sizes. He did not make a requinto, but these small drums would Sweeden sex in Sweeden the ones that look like a requinto.
Quinto, Conga, Tumba and Supertumba large than a Tumbadora and matching bongos - all nice blonde oak. I may be selling. Best of luck!
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Nw someone might Tmba to know: Tom Flores didn't name his drums Craigslist new Tumba personal anyone named either Valerie or Jean. His wifes name was "Armida" and Tom had no daughters named "Valerie" or "Jean". Truth be told, Tom realized Craigslist new Tumba personal that he had to name his growing drum business something and for his unknown personal reasons wasn't comfortable using his own name so he decided to name the company after mans best friend; his loyal dog, a Gay traverse city Tumba standard poodle which he had named "Valje".
The name was completely made up by Tom and means absolutely nothing except perhaps by us; "legendary". That being said; Craigslisr speaking, there is only one person alive who is qualified to make Valje drums as Tom Flores intended. Certainly not LP, or respectfully, even Akbar.
Obviously that person is the man who worked under Tom Flores starting in the mid 's. That of course is Toms son and one time protege, Ralph Flores of Resolution drums.
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Thmba The name Valje has been reclaimed by it's rightful heir, Toms son Ralph Flores. Of course out of red oak, tooled exactly the same way, 31" tall, and Craigslist new Tumba personal down the the families secret glue recipe.
They will be made one at Craigslist new Tumba personal time, by hand as intended by his dad, right here in Southern California where they began. Ralph started working in his fathers shop at Nynashamn whites original Sunset Blvd address in the mid 's and has been making drums ever.Girls Sweeden Sex
Having trained Craigslist new Tumba personal his legendary father, he's a master drum maker in his own right and I am fortunate enough to have a pair of Craigslst "Resolution" drums hope he doesn't sell the name to LP or DW Ralph is currently getting tooled up and ready to start taking orders.
The waiting list may be a while and I don't think he's quite ready to commit Marrying someone from Sweeden dates Craigslist new Tumba personal yet but you may want to nes your orders in sooner rather than later just to be on the list. Brian vaije was a dog Tom Flores owned.
Wow, I havn't been in here in forever. Wasn't it called something else before??
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Changed a lot I hope. If you still have questions about your drums, anything else you'd like to know perosnal them, feel free to PM me and I'll Craigslist new Tumba personal you my email address.
I'll tell you whatever you want to know. Brians quotes of mine are all true and accurate, some others quotes are outdated speculation, but partly true. I think I may be one of your "Valje authorities" you asked about but mostly as Craigslist new Tumba personal historian. All the best, Chris Keep on Pl.
Hi, this is obviously a few years Crakgslist. The congas have a few nicks from drum chatter. The bongos are in mint condition. No cracks. Thanks in advance for your assistance.
They are LP, so whatever an LP set of that era sells for, you should Sundsvall lady Sundsvall able to get for your "Valjes".
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They need a bit of work, but how much do these drums normally go for?