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    nice score .. MHX's are the shizz .. along with...

    nice score .. MHX's are the shizz .. along with MMX / MBX .. what's sizes?
  2. Or a junkie needing next fix .. or just a thief...

    Or a junkie needing next fix .. or just a thief in general

    Actually you're 100% at fault .. you left items there for 5 minutes .. that's an eternity to a street rat .. it takes a split second to...
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    nice score .. and wow you can really tell how the...

    nice score .. and wow you can really tell how the finish has aged with pic of stripped bass drum shell. That has darkened to an amber color.
  4. That's nothing to worry about, just superficial...

    That's nothing to worry about, just superficial cosmetics. Just use some quality wood filler, sand lightly and rub on a thin amount of lacquer using a cotton rag.

    As for missing lacquer on the...
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    like using heavy machinery to destroy guitars. ...

    like using heavy machinery to destroy guitars. Donate that sh#t to anger management classes and those guitars would be shattered in pieces compared to the wack job that machine did. LOL that's...
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    As a guitar player also I think that guitar...

    As a guitar player also I think that guitar design is ugly. My opinion of course. And all those bells and whistles? lol ... Self tuning? lol .. those robot tuners are lame and have issues...
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    Let me guess Hoss ... I bet bass player actually...

    Let me guess Hoss ... I bet bass player actually took time to decide what to wear before show, pre-planned, like a girl, to look as metal as possible, to please other metal heads .. am I right?
    ...
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    That's because the Pures are thinner than MCX's....

    That's because the Pures are thinner than MCX's. Thinner shell has lower fundamental note.:)
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    Use goo-gone or paint thinner to get rid of...

    Use goo-gone or paint thinner to get rid of excess tape residue on shells, then sand with 220 and tape lines will be no more .. I've refinished a lot of 80's Pearl shells
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    Yes, Al works for Pearl and does a fine job at...

    Yes, Al works for Pearl and does a fine job at it. Yes, according to Masters sizing 13x9 would be available to purchase. But Al can confirm this if he wants.:)
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    It's a 83 M series .. 8 ply - 6mm shells .....

    It's a 83 M series .. 8 ply - 6mm shells .. Superhoops came with the 83 models .. not all wrapped shells were covered to hide imperfections .. most of my 80's shells were wrapped before I refinished...
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    3pk already said but no .. I've bought plenty of...

    3pk already said but no .. I've bought plenty of 70's/80's shells that didn't have factory inspection stickers inside .. some owners take that stuff off and when they sell it to you or me it's not...
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    You can take the question mark off after 83 BLX...

    You can take the question mark off after 83 BLX .. because it is a 83 BLX .. that is Birch wood grain and the shell is 6 ply - 7.5mm :)

    nice clean shells
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    there are actual good guys that try to serve and...

    there are actual good guys that try to serve and protect, but there are a lot of bad apples also .. those bad apples remind me of street gangs , just dressed better
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    fixed

    fixed
  16. sorry so late .. I have enough for my bass drums...

    sorry so late .. I have enough for my bass drums if any ever should fugg up .. no spares to give away
  17. Mold? I'm willing to bet it's a chemical...

    Mold? I'm willing to bet it's a chemical reaction from the lacquer Pearl used ... there have been complaints of lacquer finishes starting to get hazy/cloudy out of no where ... contact AL on the...
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    It's in the Japanese Pearl catalogs as FiberGlass...

    It's in the Japanese Pearl catalogs as FiberGlass - FX "President Export Professional Drum Series" .. Japanese market has things US market doesn't and this was one of them, out of many
  19. I might have what you need .. I'd have to look in...

    I might have what you need .. I'd have to look in my storage bins .. I'll get back with you
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    sweet kit .. fix'd pics for you .. lol

    sweet kit .. fix'd pics for you .. lol
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    It's either a early 83 BLX or GLX if it's 6 ply...

    It's either a early 83 BLX or GLX if it's 6 ply ... I'm leaning towards a BLX myself as the grain looks like Birch to me
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    Can you post pic of bearing edge showing plies? ...

    Can you post pic of bearing edge showing plies? and does snare have another smaller oval type badge that says "maple shell"?
  23. Nice kit .. looks good all cleaned and polished! ...

    Nice kit .. looks good all cleaned and polished! .. I had one in Green Mist lacquer years agoThe old Superstars with re-rings from 80's? they were 6mm actually .. and 50% increase in thickness is...
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    yeah .. looks like a late 70's w-5 .. badge is...

    yeah .. looks like a late 70's w-5 .. badge is 70's and shell is Asian Mahogany with acoustic coat sealer on interior .. not maple
  25. 3E-3F is low, 3F#-3G is medium, 3G#...

    3E-3F is low, 3F#-3G is medium, 3G# medium/high, 3A is high and 3A# is high as a kite

    I'm talking about overall fundamental pitch when snare is struck, what pitches you tune batter and reso...
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