View Full Version : Steal of the century

07-15-2010, 09:50 PM
Well ok, maybe just steal of the year/month what have you.

Scored a mis-listed Icon off Ebay tonight. Guy had it listed as a DR-500, starting bid $200, BIN $275. Its actually a DR-503. Went unbid till less than an hour to go. At 15 secs to go, i placed my $300 bid cause i wasnt fooling around, i was winning this one.

Got it for $285.

Ok you say, whats so great about that? It comes with 11 (yes eleven) PC-50 clamps.

So lets do some math, realizing that the PC-50 clamps are discontinued...but the PC-08 still costs $20+/-, ill use that as a base line.

Icon DR-503 w/4 clamps at Music123 - $399.99 (Save $249.01)
7 x PC-50 = $140

So i just save a butt load ($255) on my car... er drum rack :)

http://i.ebayimg.com/08/%21B%29yfE%28wBmk%7E$%28KGrHqIOKk%21EwR,phjDzBMO9% 29Z%29grg%7E%7E_12.JPG

07-16-2010, 12:49 AM
Haha, the amazing coincidences you see everyday!
That's the same guy I bought my DR-503C from just...two weeks ago!

Made a thread about it earlier, too.


I was eyeing the mislisted "DR-500" (I didn't know such a thing existed, lmao) just a few hours ago, where it mentioned a few hours were left. I noticed its 11 clamps and its DR-503 (Straight)-like design, and wondered what the difference between what you just got and what I won two weeks ago was.
Hardly any. And I'm glad that a fellow PDF'er got this thing, especially one as active as you. :)

Really happy for you. Make sure you put up pictures too when it arrives!
(On a semi-related note, I'm headed to Michigan tomorrow to pick up my 503C! Pictures will be up next week or so.)

PS: Suffice to say, "drumhig" is listed under my favourite sellers on Ebay, seeing as there's plenty of restock to be had from time to time.

07-16-2010, 08:51 AM
Yea i noticed your thread after i posted mine. Didnt want to clutter your thread up, but i noticed the sidewalk pic and said hey thats the same one lol. Yea, very nice guy, i mean with 11000+ 100% positive, you NEED to be a nice guy lol. Not that i needed them, but it would have been nice to get the port clamps too. But hey, with an extra $140 worth of PC-50s you really cant complain either lol.

07-17-2010, 07:34 PM
That actually wasn't mislisted. It is indeed a DR-500. Note the shorter feet and the permanently affixed Pearl logo on the front bar. The DR-500 was made for a few years until Pearl introduced the DR-503 & DR-501 with longer feet, removable logo, and upgraded clamps (pcx100 &pcx200). That certainly is a steal though with 11 clamps!


07-17-2010, 07:44 PM
Well what do you know... hmm didnt know that. But still, like we said, a steal! Thanks for the info :)

Holy crap!!!! Just saw your kit....