Source for snare drum hoop clips?

equipmentdork

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I gifted a friend of mine a near mint 6-lug Ludwig and Ludwig snare in the late 80s. As he was purging his collection, after asking delicately, he decided to return it to me. I wasn't insulted in the least. Sadly, he never met a case or bag that he liked, so this drum has fallen into disrepair. The throw is OK, but a few of the hoop clips have cracked. Should I just find a 6-lug hoop and call it a day, or source 6 clips from a reputable dealer? All opinions and advice very much welcomed.



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If you just need a top hoop, a 6 lug 14" tom hoop may be just as cheap. However, it probably won't sound (and look) right versus the original and/or clipped bottom hoop. The 1.6mm basic chrome is $13.

Without seeing it, I'd recommend getting all new clips and using those and saving the originals (even the broken ones). Also, if the old hoops are bent/worn, you might consider new single flange hoops, too. They are pretty cheap, took.

Single flanged chrome hoops are $13 each (top or bottom), and the CH-1 clips for those hoops are $2 each, so $50 + s/h. But if you buy $100, then it's free s/h. I seem to always get up to $100 with snare wires, heads, sticks, etc.
 

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What year is the snare? Love to see it. It could have NOB single flange hoops on it. Use them if at all possible. I would avoid cheap chrome hoops, single flange or triple flange on it. I've noticed a difference in the sound.
 

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What year is the snare? Love to see it. It could have NOB single flange hoops on it. Use them if at all possible. I would avoid cheap chrome hoops, single flange or triple flange on it. I've noticed a difference in the sound.
I'm not sure of the year. I can post pics at some point. It would be nice to have knowledgeable eyes on it, at least better than mine.


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I used DFD for some replacement brass clips for my WorldMax 7x13. Strong recommend. Quick shipping, good guys.
 


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