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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JDA

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Stumbled Across this Today........

wait you're going to let us steer you into Spending 3000$ or so?
Hmm doesn't sound like you're that into it. an external ? nudge?
or kind of taking it lightly...
 
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If that's it, It's a 2008 color.



Bad az in Bop
I think Joe LaBarbera has a set too.
(no, his are/were just Blue Glitter)
 
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"Have them pay for them"
"If some one told you to jump off a bridge....." : )
and you took a Poll
"would you.... ;)
 

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OK....the votes are in! The winner is.......(drum roll, please).........YES!
Down payment made! Contract signed! I will take delivery....um, well....in April or May. Apparently, Gretsch USA Custom lacquer jobs take a while.
Anyway......Mystic Blue, waiting for you!
 

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OK....the votes are in! The winner is.......(drum roll, please).........YES!
Down payment made! Contract signed! I will take delivery....um, well....in April or May. Apparently, Gretsch USA Custom lacquer jobs take a while.
Anyway......Mystic Blue, waiting for you!
Congratulations! I can't wait to see them. As for the wait time, it is totally worth it. I ordered a wrapped USA Custom 10", 12", 14", 16", 22" kit last January, a week before NAMM. Mine took twenty weeks, it was not an issue for me. Since then I've ordered additional pieces to expand the kit and have options. My matching 5" deep snare came in. Now I'm waiting for a 13", a 6 1/2" deep snare, as well as 18", 20", and 24" bass drums.

A new full set of USA Customs in that Mystic Blue Nitrocellulose hi gloss finish will be stunning!
 

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I voted yes...........get the USA shells.
I ordered (and received) my Gretsch USA (Jasper) shells in 1977.
Still gigging with them regularly after 42 years.
There are other drums out there that are just as good -- but none better.
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To me it's more like I haven't lived until I've owned a Ludwig 3-ply kit. JK. :wink:
I can see that's your passion. If budget permits, go for it! :thumbleft:
And time to flash my Gretsch:
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Not the best angle, the throw-off have been replaced (hoops too after this photo was taken) but, hey, it's my player drum! :wink:
 

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That Blue color reminds me of my very first kit way back 1977...go for it!
 


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