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  1. 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
  2. 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
  4. 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"?
  8. 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
  10. 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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    yeah .. it's a stencil badge from 70's .. but why...

    yeah .. it's a stencil badge from 70's .. but why put that sh#t on a 2019 snare drum with keller shell? lol

    the worst part he says in auction is this clever little line ....... "HERE IS A SUPER...
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    wow .. badge says "by Pearl Japan" .. get the...

    wow .. badge says "by Pearl Japan" .. get the lawyers out for this one .. the IQ on this guy is below average

    I'm on my PC and the font size in his auction is way too fuggin BIG ... I'd sue...
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    tell em' to E A D and be done with these turds

    tell em' to E A D and be done with these turds
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    I don't feel anything. I was going by what you...

    I don't feel anything. I was going by what you posted. 14 in C3 isn't normal when your 10 and 12 are in C2 ... I was merely pointing out that your 14 should be in C2 range
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    I don't know about the app but ... 10 @ C# in...

    I don't know about the app but ...

    10 @ C# in C3 = normal
    12 @ A in C2 = normal
    14 @ D# in C3 is not normal .. you're hearing wrong octave or app is utter sh#t ... 14 should be @ D# in C2
  16. it has what looks like the "Easy Action" strainer...

    it has what looks like the "Easy Action" strainer that was on early 80's Export Steel snares. But that sticker (lol) was not badge on Export steel snares in early 80's. Trademaerk R too big and...
  17. No prob. Yes all shells had acousti-coat...

    No prob. Yes all shells had acousti-coat interiors. It's real plies of wood under all that mess. I personally think it looks like sh#t and should be sanded smooth. That rough particle board look...
  18. It's no mystery .. looks like an 8" tom, badge...

    It's no mystery .. looks like an 8" tom, badge is an 85 badge and that's Birch exterior .. with said it's an 85 ELX

    85 ELX 8x8 and 10x8 toms had a 6 ply shell .. 2 Birch + 4 Asian Mahogany plies...
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    and because silver flash was offered in 82 and...

    and because silver flash was offered in 82 and not available again till 85 .. this kit has the early export badges .. the later 80's ones were dumbed down versions of this badge
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    from what I can see and if the interior has...

    from what I can see and if the interior has acoustic coat sealer inside, then it is a 82 Export in silver flash .. and yes they had mufflers
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    Sticky: ELX's were introduced in 83 ... post a picture of...

    ELX's were introduced in 83 ... post a picture of drums/badges and I'll tell you what year model you have and it's shell construction
  22. 15 years dead .... resurrected in 1 click through...

    15 years dead .... resurrected in 1 click through the magic of the holidays
  23. lol .. couldn't resist

    lol .. couldn't resist
  24. bet those splinters didn't feel good

    bet those splinters didn't feel good
  25. yeah I'm not fond of gold hardware anymore or...

    yeah I'm not fond of gold hardware anymore or matching interiors, but it's still a nice kit and Jeff is solid as a rock playin' em
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