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Kham
02-23-2003, 02:36 PM
Can i custom order the dr 503 rack in black? If so what is the price diff? I really want it black to macth the BRX kit iam going to order! Thanks!

dutchdrummer
02-23-2003, 03:31 PM
I don't know all of Pearl's options, but I don't think that's possible. If it was, it would be in their catalogues, wouldn't it??

But there are some threads on blackening the hardware on drums. Slipknot1 has posted an thread answer that you can use to blacken your DR503. Try and find it.....

Greetings.

Kham
02-24-2003, 03:09 PM
to the top!

southpaw
02-24-2003, 06:32 PM
No, You cannot order the dr 500 series rack in black. If you want black, try Pearl's dr-80. It is made of black anodized aluminum.
You can also get a drumframe, but those run about 2000 bucks.

kimboy
02-25-2003, 12:21 PM
i just read a post about marvin "smitty" smith using a custom painted dr-503 in annodize black. as i remember he uses it on a show'

according to gene, this rack has been custom paint for the show'

- and he also said that you can do it, by powder coating the rack.
try to ask to the local stores about this. they might help about the coating job.


- thanks :)

calumc
02-25-2003, 02:17 PM
I'd just get the DR-80, I've got one and they're solid. Unless you really need height adjustability that is, which personally I dont. I get my toms wherever I want them by clamping them to the bit of the cymbal stand that sticks out the bottom of the rack-clamp - sounds more complicated than it is!