Ebay/Craigslist heads up for vintage drums-the official thread

Rich K.

DFO Star
Joined
Aug 5, 2005
Messages
11,576
Reaction score
1,376
Location
Savannah, GA

D. B. Cooper

DFO Veteran
Joined
Oct 18, 2009
Messages
2,503
Reaction score
881
Look at these sweet Lil babies!
I wish I had some dough right now, i'd snap em up. Look at that chrome...

 
Last edited:

Skins_in_the_game

Well-Known Member
Joined
Apr 6, 2018
Messages
205
Reaction score
224
Location
Boise ID
With the case that is a good deal. I have a 6.5 and it is a great sounding drum. They are missing the guard rails that protect the throw, but that does not affect sound of the drum and if you dont throw it around, you dont need them.
 

Tama CW

DFO Veteran
Joined
Mar 4, 2018
Messages
2,161
Reaction score
1,309
Location
SE Connecticut
https://www.ebay.com/itm/223982143930?ViewItem=&item=223982143930

Tampa, FL - local pickup only - $1600 for everything. Though the seller did indicate "they might consider shipping."

Yamaha 1989/90 black Recording Custom 5 piece kit in force sizes 10,12,14,16,22 + pro cymbals + vintage red line Yamaha 800/900 hardware. No snare drum (actually they have the original SD-493 piccolo brass snare and wanted to keep it as a keepsake of their Dad). Not a bad package at all for $1600 / obo on Ebay. Cheapest one I've ever seen on there. After backing out cymbals and hardware drums are $1000 or less.

Yamaha yrc black 1990.jpg
 
Last edited:

GeeDeeEmm

Very well Known Member
Joined
Aug 23, 2018
Messages
1,455
Reaction score
1,117
Location
Arkansas
Look at these sweet Lil babies!
I wish I had some dough right now, i'd snap em up. Look at that chrome...

Boy, those are beauties! I don't think I've ever seen that exact wrap color before, but it sure is nice. The price is ok if you can pick them up locally, but the shipping is killing it. But that chrome quality . . . wow.

GeeDeeEmm
1587403986861.png
 

APelletier

DFO Veteran
Joined
Apr 8, 2011
Messages
2,539
Reaction score
545
Location
Connecticut
Local to me - Slingerland Mahogany kit in Stage Band configuration, minus the bass drum! Chocolate milk interiors, rail mount with spade tom holder, PLUS - I didn't know they made a Stage Band floor tom in 16", but there it is! Not a bad deal for $600...

 
Last edited:

D. B. Cooper

DFO Veteran
Joined
Oct 18, 2009
Messages
2,503
Reaction score
881
Local to me - Slingerland Mahogany kit in Stage Band configuration, minus the bass drum! Chocolate milk interiors, rail mount with spade tom holder, PLUS - I didn't know they made a Stage Band floor tom in 16", but there it is! Not a bad deal for $600...

That is awesome. I've loved my Stage Band drums for years. Never did have a floor tom, though.
If one desires a stage band kit, that would be a great place to start. A bass drum may be hard to find in matching finish, but not as hard as a floor tom.
 

Tama CW

DFO Veteran
Joined
Mar 4, 2018
Messages
2,161
Reaction score
1,309
Location
SE Connecticut
This one owner, 1965 Slingerland silver sparkle 12,14,20, 6 lug snare "mostly" stage band kit was also in the Connecticut CL back in February. Sold for $700 to a resaler....parting them out. Came with vintage starter cymbals (Japan/Meinl) and nice Slingerland/Ludwig hardware iirc. Mint throne. Clamp on cymbal mounts and spurs are cool too. Good deal. Surprised no collectors stepped up over those 4+ weeks. Original owner said he bought that floor tom at the same time as the other drums. Probably original shipped as a 3 piece.

slingerland kit 1.jpg
 
Last edited:

Gunnellett

Very well Known Member
Joined
Jan 22, 2018
Messages
846
Reaction score
482
Location
Washington

dogmanaut

DFO Veteran
Joined
Feb 3, 2012
Messages
1,666
Reaction score
452
Location
USA
Premiers kick butt. Do it.

Also, the mahogany Slingerlands above have been corrected to $800, not $600 as originally listed.
 

D. B. Cooper

DFO Veteran
Joined
Oct 18, 2009
Messages
2,503
Reaction score
881

What a cool looking kit. With the 22" and smaller toms, it would make a killer kit for so many types of gigs.
Change the tom mount and floor tom legs and you've got some serious usable vintage vibe.
 

Latest posts



Top