Official Gretsch Drums Thread

retrosonic

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Gretsch player for 46 years! Currently rehabbing my 1960s BDP set!
 

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My current Gretsch kits.

Broadkasters in 12,16,22 sizes, satin copper finish. That bass drum might be the fattest I've ever heard!
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Renowns in 12,14,18 plus a snare. This was a motor City '57 kit with those decorative chevrons, but I decided to remove them. Now it's a gloss black kit without badges. I'm really increased about the sound of this one, the quality-price-ratio is really really good!

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And here are my vintage 70's Gretsch drums in walnut lacquer. 10,12,13,15,16, 20 and 22.
The 10" was bit hard to find but finally got that one too, and ironically I found it locally just couple of miles from where I live, after couple of year of eBay hunting.

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And of course the crown jewel. 14" x 6,5" USA custom bell brass.

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Indeed!

 

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20,13,16..still looking for a matching snare and two floor tom leg wing nuts, but that Ludwig matches up pretty nicely..View attachment 397190
Hard to go wrong with red sparkle.
So if that were a Ludwig kit, it would be called a "Super Beat", because of the mashup of Downbeat and Super Classic kits.
So this would be....Progressive Band? Name Jazz?.....personally, I like Progressive Band. =)
 

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Another bump. My current gigging kit. A bunch of severely mistreaten orphans I revived and threw together. Great gigging kit that's gotten a lot of positive comments.And saved drums from the trash pile.
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