is this pretty or what?

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I saw that earlier today and I agree, it's beautiful! 8) That copper plating just stands out so well next to the chrome hardware.
My budget won't allow, you should pick it up and show it off.
 

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our budgets sound very familiar. :D . would love to have it but someone else is gonna have to enjoy that one. i imagine that was a costly restoration for the guy to do. i sure looks good though.


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Yep, trying to live a champagne lifestyle on a beer budget sometimes........... :(
Maybe someone around here skipped the bubbly this month....I would love to see some better / up close shots of this.
 

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speaking of bubbly, that bronze finish would look perfect with a set of champagne sparkles.


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That's beautiful! But my vintage drum budget is depleted at the moment! :cry:
 

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...and someone snagged for it the $400 BIN.

Beautiful snare drum.
6.5" Super-Sensitive. 64,000 range ser. # - '64?

Someone's :occasion5: , right now.



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must be some kind of process to do it properly. i know a lot of motorcycle parts are aluminum then copper and then chrome. they hold up great.


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Isn't that why some 70's 400 series Lud snare drums have the chrome peeling problem, because they skipped the copper adheasion part of the process?


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ive often wondered the same thing. i do believe you are right on the mark.


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