The Official 2019 WHITE MARINE PEARL Thread... Post Em' Up!

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On the left, a Tama Stagestar (I took the 8x10 rack tom off). Sizes are 14x18 bass drum (standard bop size), 8x12 rack tom and 12x14 floor tom. I have a Gretsch round badge snare drum on the kit in the photo.

On the right: DW Buddy Rich tribute kit.

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On the left, a Tama Stagestar (I took the 8x10 rack tom off). Sizes are 14x18 bass drum (standard bop size), 8x12 rack tom and 12x14 floor tom. I have a Gretsch round badge snare drum on the kit in the photo.

On the right: DW Buddy Rich tribute kit.
Beautiful kits. Can you give us a close-up shot of the lugs used on the BR Tribute kits?

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My only WMPs. The Radio King is a mid-late 1940s 3-ply, which I recently cleaned and set up. It has a couple of replacement throw parts and the snares are replacements (I have the original snares), but everything else is original. The W&A is an RGB 1968 single tension with jasper shell. You can see the sparkle in the WMP in the closeup. I still have all the original hardware for it, minus the bottom hoop - it now has all replacement hardware to make it tuneable and useable.
 

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Gretsch (called it in the 40s-50s) Oriental Pearl. I don't that's ever been revived; maybe somebody here knows .




http://www.orangetag.co.uk/snare-drums/1950s-gretsch-gladstone-in-oriental-pearl/
JDA, check out this video just posted over on the Matt Chamberlain thread. Isn't this that same finish on his 1948 Broadkasters? I'd love to see this finish revived.
 

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Here are a few I've had over the years.

1965 Ludwig Superbeat (20/13/16):

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1958 WFL Buddy Rich Super Classic w/ nickel hardware:

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1955-59 WFL Buddy Rich Super Classic w/ chrome hardware:

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1963 Ludwig Pioneer w/ nickel hardware:

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RBH Monarch in Top Hat and Cane:

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