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    Ok I'm thinking of buying a drum set for the grand kids

    potential to screw young ears up
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    Ok I'm thinking of buying a drum set for the grand kids

    headphones; hmm no likey
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    Ok I'm thinking of buying a drum set for the grand kids

    Teach them how to maintain else it fall to pieces; how to maintain
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    Help Identify this Premier Snare

    Scroll down to 1977 http://www.vintagedrumguide.com/premier_snare_drums_catalog_pages.html looks like a 1005 with the nicer P badge; check the lug count
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    Ludwig Mach 4 Bronze Silk Stamped August 7, 1970

    It's amazing too.... O I see. The rail couldn't go anywhere else! Good spot still@
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    Ludwig Mach 4 Bronze Silk Stamped August 7, 1970

    Almost had a European styling vibe trying to generate; a Premier with the lug Sonor with the silks; could have been called the "Aristocrat" like heh heh, Ludwig was too working-class for that but this line hinted at a sophisticated 'angle /direction the 1970 flyer linked above is a 3 page err...
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    Ludwig Mach 4 Bronze Silk Stamped August 7, 1970

    They hark back to an innocent time - we saw that finish and the mach sets but could only dream what they'd look like together. 1970 indeed. http://www.vintagedrumguide.com/ludwig_drumsets_1970_flyer.htm
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    Questions about Jam Sessions: History, Function, Experiences

    "Open Stages" of the past 10 years? I think that's where the idea of "The Walking Dead" TV series came from..... "
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    Advice on buying a NEW Ludwig Classic Maple Kit - Downbeat or Fab 22?

    How much $ would you save looking at Ludwig Neusonic https://www.google.com/search?q=ludwig+neusonic&oq=ludwig+neusonic&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l7.6608j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
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    Advice on buying a NEW Ludwig Classic Maple Kit - Downbeat or Fab 22?

    USA Gretsch aren't even on your radar; they need tuning only umm ah err.. every 20 years or so...
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    So...matching snares...improve kit value?

    I'm going to say in general No. When "chrome metal snare" became prolific they were matched with any config and any "color" finish set. So was that "matching snare"? so, I'd lean no. doesn't increase value (in total to seller) anymore than if the snare gets sold separate. And to a buyer it...
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    WFL Auditorium magic

    these pages immensely helpful http://www.vintagedrumguide.com/ludwig_snare_drum_catalog_pages.html
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    OT, but forum related.

    Yea Just tell it to shut up and it'll go away there's a click to never be notified again which you know is a lie but click it anyway
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    KRUPA GEAR FOUND!

    I like looking at the stick marks on the heads.. if only those stick marks could.. speak. Imagine the concert they were made at.
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    KRUPA GEAR FOUND!

    So... would you go 10K on the snare drum ;) ? Think 10K is realistic ?.
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