Surely I can't be the only one that can't stand "yellowed" WMP??

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"hate to do it but In honor of Shelly Manne"...


all pearls "pearls"
 

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I like WMP in a snare up against a wood finish any stain color. That way... it looks 1) vintage and 2) like 'at one time I had the rest of the set. "All that was left was the snare" Lost it in the Great Fire of 1902 off the Steel Pier.."
Has a story then/

An all white marine pearl everything set sometimes looks "hey, How far Is Vegas from here?"
...kidding.
but just in the Snare looks sweet against a wood stain set I THINK :)
 

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I don't mind aged WMP generally, especially when it makes the wrap look like aged ivory. It looks good contrasted with the polished hardware.
 

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Yellowed WMP is one of my FAVORITE finishes ever! I would have recovered an old RB kit in a yellowed WMP instead of burgundy sparkle (I think!?) if antique WMP was yellower (and with the larger chip pattern).
 

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I absolutely love it! (Not my kit, but I'd sure like to have it! Pearl fiberglass!)

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There is no need to re-wrap or put up with yellowed pearl wrap.
The solution is very simple: clean with S C Johnson Paste Wax.
That stuff that comes in a round yellow can; you pry the top off with a quarter and it smells like a leaking gas tank.

I was skeptical the first time I applied some to a small patch on the yellowed blue marine pearl covering on my 1958 or 1960 Ludwig Classic Snare Drum.
But, it works like a charm and doesn't harm the wrap one bit.
The yellow disappears like magic and the drum sparkles like new; chrome and all.
 

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Ok. I have to admit slot of these kits look good. I'm still not buying one
 

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