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    This is the newest addition to my collection... a...

    This is the newest addition to my collection... a gorgeous DW Collector's Series 6x14 HVLT birch shell, with an outer ply of exotic Kurilian birch! Click the link below if you want to see a bunch of...
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    Yep... that's a nice one. It has the N&C diecast...

    Yep... that's a nice one. It has the N&C diecast hoops, and black powder coated hardware. The size should be 4.75x14. Mine is the 6x14, with chrome hardware.
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    I read on another drum forum that N&C may not be...

    I read on another drum forum that N&C may not be casting their own aluminum shells anymore... but that doesn't mean that the quality is down. Regardless, they are generally high-end instruments that...
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    OIC... I have the 20 version, and its thin,...

    OIC... I have the 20 version, and its thin, lively, and crashable.
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    I bet that's a nice ride cymbal, that easily...

    I bet that's a nice ride cymbal, that easily doubles as a crash, or vice versa!
  6. This is not unusual with Pearl lacquer finishes;...

    This is not unusual with Pearl lacquer finishes; we've seen multiple cases of this on the forum. Pearl's finish is thick and brittle... hence the lack of flexibility.
  7. Really nice kit! Congratulations! Have you...

    Really nice kit! Congratulations! Have you tried the 13" floor to the left of your hihat? I really enjoy mine.
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    Hey Mike! How are you doing? How is the weather...

    Hey Mike! How are you doing? How is the weather in your neck of the woods?



    Agreed.
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    Yep! Thank you! Yes, very well kept. I...

    Yep! Thank you!



    Yes, very well kept. I know what you mean about the snare beds. The solid brass hoops are designed to bend to form to the exaggerated snare beds, but the thought of seeing...
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    It definitely has a different, bell-like tone...

    It definitely has a different, bell-like tone that you don't find in other metal shells. The snare beds are really deep as well, so it takes a little know-how to properly install a snare side...
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    Joyful Noise Beacon Bronze

    Here is the newest addition to my collection... if you want to read all about it, and see a bunch of pics, click here.

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    Make that 3 likes for Sonor hardware, and drums...

    Make that 3 likes for Sonor hardware, and drums in general. They make a fine product. In some circles, they have a reputation for poor/non-existent customer service, but when you make gorgeous...
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    Beautiful drum Rich! Would that pawn shop happen...

    Beautiful drum Rich! Would that pawn shop happen to be DC of P? LOL!
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    Gorgeous Unix kit C! I see that JN TKO Bronze...

    Gorgeous Unix kit C! I see that JN TKO Bronze peeking through all of that beautiful blue wood... what a collection of instruments!
  15. With heads made from swan intestines, that he...

    With heads made from swan intestines, that he sourced himself :rolleyes: :cool:
  16. That's not the seller being sneaky, that's your...

    That's not the seller being sneaky, that's your state enrolling in the new sales tax program. The seller will likely not even see the tax money... eBay scoffs it up... and who knows what happens to...
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    Regardless of what brand/model people recommend,...

    Regardless of what brand/model people recommend, you need to get out there are try them for yourself. If you can't, then you need to buy from sources that accept returns without penalty. It took me...
  18. Um... ya... damn right \m/ (>

    Um... ya... damn right \m/ (><) \m/
  19. I finally found an illusive plug for one of the...

    I finally found an illusive plug for one of the holes in my collection. I'm meeting a happy seller in DE tomorrow to pick'er up ;)
  20. I wouldn't compare a Pearl Reference Brass to a...

    I wouldn't compare a Pearl Reference Brass to a Tama Bell Brass... they just aren't the same type of snare drums. If you want something close to a cast bronze snare, why don't you get a cast bronze...
  21. Marv has that drum as well... gorgeous shells! I...

    Marv has that drum as well... gorgeous shells! I don't have that SLP, but I have several others... and they are a great value. Tama has so many gorgeous woods in their arsenal, it's hard to keep...
  22. That's a pretty shell interior. Pearl still hits...

    That's a pretty shell interior. Pearl still hits African Mahogany out of the park!
  23. I would contact this seller on eBay, and see if...

    I would contact this seller on eBay, and see if they can get you the 6.5x14 for a good price.
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    This is my most recent acquisition. If you want...

    This is my most recent acquisition. If you want to know how I transformed this...

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    Check out this page on my website......
  25. Cool set-up!

    Cool set-up!
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