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They want $150 for everything and just wanted to check in before I committed to it. Looks to be in great shape.
 

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That appears to be an earlier seventies Pearl kit, and if the snare is the one that came with the rest of the drums, then I'd say its far better than just " OK " . Might even be COB ( brass) . Stewart Copeland used that one exclusively on Police recordings and concerts .

I think it was named ' professional model ' .

Whta's the seller asking ? Are these wood or fiberglass or wood-fiberglass ?
 

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That appears to be an earlier seventies Pearl kit, and if the snare is the one that came with the rest of the drums, then I'd say its far better than just " OK " . Might even be COB ( brass) . Stewart Copeland used that one exclusively on Police recordings and concerts .

I think it was named ' professional model ' .

Whta's the seller asking ? Are these wood or fiberglass or wood-fiberglass ?
They want $150 but I might ask it down because it’s missing the bottom hoops etc. I’m not sure of the shell type but the snare looks in really good shape. I’ll bring a magnet just in case!
 

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At $150 it's a steal.

And speaking of "steel", the snare is likely one of the steel shell models. I believe the brass versions had three lines.
 

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Looks like a mid-70's Pearl set and a higher end one at that! The snare drum is the 10-lug model 4514, which was a pretty good drum! The tom arms look like the second generation "Swivo-style" arms. I'd say $150 is a bargain! Still, when paying cash, I always think in terms of $20 increments, so offer $140 and see what happens. I sure wish this was in my neighborhood!

-Mark
 

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Given the mid-70's vibe, I'm not surprised that the reso-side heads, hoops and tension rods are missing! That "concert tom" sound was in full swing! A set of 1.6mm hoops, generic heads and tension rods from Drum Factory Direct won't cost that much!

-Mark
 

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$150 seems fair. It will cost another $150 in heads, 1.6 rims and some rods. That puts you around $300 and mid 70’s Pearl kits are bringing at least twice that much on reverb.
 

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Decent..... but add another $50 to buy bottom hoops.
 

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If single headed toms are indeed making a comeback , be a trendsetter .
 

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$150? Ask who they stole it from and see if they answer honestly.
 


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