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Coke Bottle Green Ludwig Vistalite

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Chicago Music Exchange is offering a 13/16/22 Ludwig Vistalite kit in an exclusive Coke Bottle Green finish. I think it's a great looking kit. Has Ludwig ever offered this finish before?


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Chicago Music Exchange is offering a 13/16/22 Ludwig Vistalite kit in an exclusive Coke Bottle Green finish. I think it's a great looking kit. Has Ludwig ever offered this finish before?


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Gorgeous! But, monopoly pricing!
 

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Cool looking but it wasn't one of the original 70s colors. Not that that matters but it is a more recent offering.
 

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Great looking kit but you can get the same color acrylic in a DW Design kit for less money and better hardware.
 
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I've had a thing for Vista's most of my life. C&C was the first acrylic kit I seen in this finish, I like it! I like this finish more than some of the 50th anniversary offerings.
 

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I think it's new for Ludwig, but other builders have been doing this finish since the acrylic drum revival began in the mid-2000's.

Looks great with that Ludwig hardware though!
Yeah, it seemed like every custom builder had this color back in 2005.
 

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It's a "CME Exclusive."
Looks a bit lighter than the 50th Anniversay Green that the factory is offering this year...

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:scratch: "Coke Bottle Green"?

I don't ever remember Coke (or Pepsi for that matter) being in green bottles.

7UP and Sprite, yes.



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Ahh, this explains it.
I wasn't around in 1915. (or '57 for that matter.)
The '61 bottle is the only one I remember. (didn't drink coke in '91)
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Never was into any of the colored Vistalite options but this one looks killer. Always thought C&C had something special with this.
 

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I always thought the "coke bottle" acrylic looked cheap. I had a green vista about 20 years ago and it's such a vibrant color, kinda ruined me only any other color of acrylics.
 

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Coke bottle green is definetly my favorite color for an acrylic kit. C&C did a coke bottle green kit with an abalone inlay on it. Beautiful kit:

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That’s my favorite acrylic drums color too, followed closely by light blue.
 

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Gorgeous! But, monopoly pricing!
Maybe. Revival Drum Shop in Portland does some unique kits in conjunction w/Ludwig at affordable prices, including for these 'desirable sizes' configuration. I think the price has gone up a bit since last time I looked, but what hasn't in the past 2 years?


 


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