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    Are there any tarnish marks in the bronze?

    Are there any tarnish marks in the bronze?
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    Part of that uniqueness you're describing comes...

    Part of that uniqueness you're describing comes from the cast bronze hoops you have there... that's quite a catch! Enjoy!
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    I never got a clear answer from Pearl as to how...

    I never got a clear answer from Pearl as to how their black coating is applied. This is what I know for sure... it is NOT powder-coating. It is not plain paint. It is applied as a liquid, and if...
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    That might work well. One of the refinishing...

    That might work well. One of the refinishing places near me offers plain painting, in addition to powder-coating. If they rough up the chrome well, or media-blast it off, the paint should stick...
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    I just did a quick scan of eBay, Reverb, and...

    I just did a quick scan of eBay, Reverb, and Google Images... the only 18" floors I found with black hardware were Vision and Export (hardware is not compatible), a MMX in diamond burst (one of the...
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    When I had these drums (chrome hardware) I...

    When I had these drums (chrome hardware) I remember an 18" floor was an option, but they weren't floating all over the Internet. Also, I'm not sure they actually made any with black hardware. That...
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    Very nice looking kit you picked up... post pics...

    Very nice looking kit you picked up... post pics of the bronze snare once you get it. Is it the phosphor bronze?
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    Was this a joke? If so, I didn't get it.

    Was this a joke? If so, I didn't get it.
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    Looks good Andy, how do you like it? Depending...

    Looks good Andy, how do you like it? Depending on what heads you buy, you might spend more on them than on the kit... HA! Great deal!
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    The 5.5x14 above with chrome hardware originally...

    The 5.5x14 above with chrome hardware originally came with the black nickel hardware like yours, but I swapped it out. I ended up repurposing all of that hardware on another drum, and the Metalworks...
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    I used to have the first generation Metalworks...

    I used to have the first generation Metalworks snares... both 6.5x14 and 5.5x14... they were both great. I only have so much room... so they found new homes.

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    I've seen worse band names. Your DCF SCs look...

    I've seen worse band names. Your DCF SCs look great there.
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    I mentioned those two key things because 1) many...

    I mentioned those two key things because 1) many people don't know paper towels can act as sand paper, and 2) many women today are using the non-acetone nail polish remover, which may not even remove...
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    Silver sparkle is timeless... nice choice of...

    Silver sparkle is timeless... nice choice of finish. What do the kick drums range in size? Is it 20 to 26 or 18 to 24?
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    Just use straight Acetone... and don't use a...

    Just use straight Acetone... and don't use a paper towel... you'll scratch the black Mylar. Just an old towel or sock you don't mind throwing out. Then you can orient the heads anyway you like.
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    There they are... nice kit Lonny!

    There they are... nice kit Lonny!
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    This is a good guy to contact about an 18" floor....

    This is a good guy to contact about an 18" floor. He can check with Pearl directly to see if they have one in inventory, or looking into ordering one. Of course, you know Chris at DOS could do that...
  18. Nice Glen! I commented on your Bruno Mars vid......

    Nice Glen! I commented on your Bruno Mars vid... great snare sound!
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    Really nice collection. I dig the Bell Brass! ...

    Really nice collection. I dig the Bell Brass! Is the Stanton Moore-signed drum a SM signature drum (or just a Gretsch drum you had SM sign)? Also, is that deeper-shelled snare, closest to the...
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    They don't necessarily sound "better" to...

    They don't necessarily sound "better" to everyone, just different. A snare with a thin metal shell can tend to have much more than pleasant resonance... it can have an odd, twangy sound that needs...
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    You put "Stevio" on grapefruit... you mean...

    You put "Stevio" on grapefruit... you mean Stelvio? All joking aside, I think this is a Giulia.
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    Here is the 2020 catalog......

    Here is the 2020 catalog... https://pearldrum.com/support/product-catalogs/2020-general-catalog.pdf

    Here is the 2019 catalog......
  23. The SLP route is a good one. On the shell, would...

    The SLP route is a good one. On the shell, would you ask for a chemical patina, or just let it be natural?
  24. You're a hop, skip, and a jump away from Vukan in...

    You're a hop, skip, and a jump away from Vukan in Serbia... why don't you just contact him on Facebook, and tell him exactly what you want in a cast bronze snare? His lugs are stainless steel, and...
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    That's way nicer than mine... but I'm happy with...

    That's way nicer than mine... but I'm happy with how mine looks and drives. I still would like big brakes like I used to have on my 07 Vette.
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