New Gretsch USA Custom snare - Mystic Blue Nitrocellulose hi gloss (now with poll!)

Should I get an entire Gretsch USA Custom kit in Mystic Blue hi-gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer?

  • No, it's too expensive, and I have enough kits already.

    Votes: 2 9.5%
  • Yes, you only live once, and you haven't lived until you've owned a Gretsch nitro kit.

    Votes: 19 90.5%

  • Total voters
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bellbrass

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This isn't my first Gretsch USA nitrocellulose lacquer snare, but the first one that I've been crazy about. The pictures do not accurately represent this color. It's more of a purple-blue in natural light. In brighter light (aka flash), it looks like a blue sparkle. You just have to see this finish in person to appreciate its beauty.
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As a blue drum fan and owner, that is indeed wild. A whole kit like that would be incredible. Reminds me a tiny bit of Pearl's Rhythm Blue from a few years back.
 

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That's gorgeous! I can only imagine how great it looks in person!
 

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I should get a picture of it in natural light...it really doesn't look like a blue lacquer; more like a violet or purple shade with a lot of blue...if that makes any sense. Gretsch has a Cobalt Blue nitro finish, and it doesn't look anything like that in person. It's really pretty. The attached pic is a lot more what it looks like in person....it's actually my snare, at the store before I bought it...just different lighting.
 

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