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    61' Ludwig (pre-serial number badges) Sky Blue Pearl

    This kit is SOLD! Thanks for looking everyone... John
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    61' Ludwig (pre-serial number badges) Sky Blue Pearl

    I just listed this kit over at Reverb for anyone who wishes to take advantage of their buyer protections... https://reverb.com/item/15232219-ludwig-1961-hollywood-drum-set-sky-blue-pearl-1961-sky-blue-pearl?publish_confirmation=true Thanks for looking... John
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    61' Ludwig (pre-serial number badges) Sky Blue Pearl

    Pedro - I'm trying to sell the kit complete. If somebody just wants the 4 piece the tom will be available for sale later on. Hey Mike, yep this be the good stuff! :D If anybody is interested in the kit please contact me at the email addy I provided. Here is a link to my CL ad...
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    61' Ludwig (pre-serial number badges) Sky Blue Pearl

    1961 Ludwig (Pre-serial number keystone badges) Sky Blue Pearl kit in 8.5/10 condition, wrap and hardware is beautiful and clean. 12", 16", 22" w/matching 14"x 5"Jazzfest snare. $1300. (second 12" tom available ask.) Shell pack only - Bass drum has MIJ diamond tom mount, otherwise the kit is all...
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    A rare drum set for cheep ( at the moment)

    He'll have to buy them from the new owner! The drums are going back home to Mass. where they were made. And to a good home I might add. John John
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    Early W/A kit on Ebay

    JP - That's a sweet one! Deep-dish, I love it. Mine has the same black painted interior and old-school Rogers throw-off. Wish me luck with the auction. Here's a shot of mine. Thanks all for the kind words... John
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    A rare drum set for cheep ( at the moment)

    Dude - I don't know how many of my old friends are still here, but they're starting to come out of the woodwork! Good to be back. DFO was my Home for many years... John
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    A rare drum set for cheep ( at the moment)

    Thanks to Ben and Mike Layton I'm back. John
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    A rare drum set for cheep ( at the moment)

    Just a line to say thank you to atomic and funky for the kind words. Wish me luck with the auction boys! Actually, I have a buyer lined up in case the auction goes by with no bids. Good to be back here. Been awhile between drinks... John
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    New guy here, closet drummer...... not new to drums

    Welcome to DFO, Mike. John
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    Trigger Finger surgery on Tuesday

    Slaw man, you'll be glad you did it! A good buddy of mine had the procedure done and it gave him permanent relief from the symptom. Best of luck, speedy recovery. John
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    Buttkickers / Throne Thumpers

    Ok, lemme see if I get this straight... Pearl invented a device that allows you to physically feel your bass drum beats - through the seat - in your butt? Correct? Every time you hit the bass drum the device taps you on your kiester... if that's so, all I can say is; Freud would have had a...
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    Buddy Nehru

    Hey Tommy, the shirt you were wearing reminds me of a Cheech & Chong movie, (when the band gets their new uniforms). Tommy Chong tells the guy selling the band uniforms; "Hey man, I'm not wearing this sh*t, it's a goddam waiters uniform!" lol Yes, Sams... you -are- a courageous man! <jk> John
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    Buddy Nehru

    Ok, confession time... I not only owned and wore a Nehru Jacket, I owned and wore a sharkskin and black felt collar-less Beatle suit! I thought I looked so cool in that thing. Oddly enough though and fortunately for me, the chickie-poo's loved it too! I was 16, beat me! John
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    The strong desire to play drums

    Push comes to shove, rent a couple of hours at a local rehearsal studio and Bop till you drop! John
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    OT - A small favor

    Pete, I'm in Pennsylvania... rock country! There is a place not too far from here called, Ringing Rocks State Park. It is the only known place where these rocks exist that have the peculiar property of sounding a clear note when struck. They make a sound like a bell under water! I've been...
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    Slingy Snare Drum Builds From Ebay NOS Shells

    Thanks for posting those! Yarp, Bev was right on the money, she called it 'bronze' immediately. It took me awhile to be convinced, but she knew right out of the box. It's a turn-on... I didn't know she knew so much about Heavy Metal! John
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    Craigslist score today

    +1 what Mike said. Great little score there. John
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    Slingy Snare Drum Builds From Ebay NOS Shells

    The seller might be reaching the end/last of his inventory, Jeremy. That drum would be the second one (that we know about) to be delivered in less than perfect condition. John
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    Drum Consignment Store

    Dan, This is a business best run from home over the Internet, so it has a national and international client base. You don't need all the overhead; rent, phones, insurance, electricity, yadda-yadda-yadda. Everything can be done online. Let people know you're there, that you exist. Once drums and...
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