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"SUPER" Speed King

  • $ 40000



a fully restored "SUPER" Speed King bass drum pedal by VITALIZER DRUMS of Pocomoke City, Maryland.

CURRENTLY BACKORDERED:
all “SUPER” pedals are currently made to order.  there are no completed pedals in stock.  an order placed will be completed & shipped as soon as possible, usually within 4 weeks*.  back orders are completed in the order in which they are received with no exceptions.  please contact me directly for updates, if you’d like to order more than (3) pedals, or with any other questions.
  
SPECIAL REQUESTS:
special requests such as a pedal from a specific era or exact year, custom colors, custom metal stamping, etc. are being offered free of charge for a limited time.  your request can be submitted in the notes when placing your order or you can contact me directly to coordinate the details.
    
"SUPER" Speed King pedals aim to resemble a brand new, factory condition pedal as closely as possible.  these pedals are restored with 100% era-correct parts and feature an ultra-durable color, texture and gloss matched powder coated finish on the tower & floorplate. 

this product includes a brand new modern Ludwig Monroe felt beater—wood or wool beater available at no additional cost.  please specify in order notes.  other beaters available by special request and may be subject to an additional charge.

while supplies last, "SUPER" pedals will include a reproduction cardboard box. 

details:
VITALIZER DRUMS is proud to announce that we will be continuing the high-quality Speed King restoration process that Jesse Carraway of DrumMechanix has become known for worldwide.
    
all pedals are meticulously restored with respect given to preserving original, factory condition while also implementing practical modifications to allow for reliable contemporary use.  

all "SUPER" Speed King pedals have received the restoration, modification & refinishing processes outlined below.
    




restoration:
complete respectful disassembly & inspection.  variation and build date determined.  removal of 100% of old grease, goo, crust, grime & slime.  original ludwig ball bearings cleaned in a professional-grade heated ultrasonic cleaner with a proprietary solution.  selected parts reshaped, modified, repaired or replaced (as necessary).  internal parts tumble blasted.  all threads chased and lubricated for easy adjustment.  final inspection of all parts.  lubrication with lifetime guarantee synthetic grease.  reassembly.  adjustment & tuning.  play testing.  during restoration pedals are metal stamped with the pedal’s production #, date restored & variation 
 
modification:
the following proprietary modifications greatly reduce side-to-side movement & metal-to-metal contact.  this eliminates all squeaks & rattles while also mitigating existing wear and damage:
 
+ mod #01; heel-plate rod
+ mod #02; rocker rod & link
+ mod #03; link to footboard
+ mod #04; floorplate to tower
 
refinishing: 
footboard, rocker, link, toe clamp, grease caps, spring adjustment screws, t-screws, flat spring & heel-plate washer polished to a mirror finish.  tower and floorplate finished with an ultra-durable color, texture & gloss matched powder coated finish (“SUPER” only)

your pedal and your satisfaction are guaranteed for life!

all pedals restored by VITALIZER DRUMS as well as all pedals restored in the past by Jesse of DrumMechanix are guaranteed for life.  we offer email & phone support.  if you ever have a problem with your pedal, we will fix it for free.  if you’re ever not satisfied with your pedal, we will buy it back*.

* may require >4 week wait in exceptional or extenuating circumstances
* restocking fee may apply



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