I stated the new owner was in Florida, as told me by one of the most credible Rogers collectors out there. I did not state that the seller shipped. Many of us have drummer connections/family all over. Often willing to pick-up and ship for us.
If I had seen this earlier, I would have called my...
I use a step drill bit ($5.99 @ Harbor Freight) to cut just the inside flange of the grommet off. Use a rubber eraser to keep the badge and grommet from spinning while cutting. It then can be re-used with a shorter sleeve.
Just finishing this project. Had the chrome stripped (chrome shop) off of a 60's pitted Supra. Sanded, then polished. About 10 hours with several grits of sandpaper, and 2 buffing compounds on a bench buffer.
I didn't take many pictures as I was helping Po out as he was running the show. I did get to meet Dave Randall, and see Chris (Costanzadrums) again. If you were there, I was Michael from Po's booth.
I did catch a picture of Frank Walter's Mardi Gras canister throne. Quite possibly the only one...
That's in rather poor taste! I just had a coworker shot and killed over a LetGo PS3 transaction. It was a setup all the way, at night, in the worst neighborhood in the city.