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larryz 01-27-2014 12:11 PM

My First Slingerland Kit
 
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I am happy to acquire my first Slingerland kit last week, but yet to arrive. A simple white wrap 3 piece from the early 1970s I believe. Something about this just spoke to me. It looks to be in lovely condition. One owner. Lately, other snazzier wraps and other Slingys have become rather expensive, at least according ebay auctions. This plain white wrap kit would have gone well in John Lennon's "white room" in his John/Yoko English home of the same time period (as seen in the Imagine film). Got it at a decent price from the guy who runs the Delaware Drum show. After a crazy last month or two this spur of the moment purchase should help me forget things a bit. I will try to get a matching wood snare w/re-wrap in the near future, as I don't believe Slingerland made such a thing.

More photos when I get it. Hopefully she'll survive this wicked weather. Thanks for looking.

PopsOldSkins 01-27-2014 12:31 PM

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That looks in really great shape.

Your going to love it.

longjohn 01-27-2014 02:07 PM

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Welcome to the Slingo club... Looks nice.. original BD reso head too..

Cheers

al9000 01-27-2014 02:27 PM

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Thought about it, but decided not to. I think you got a good price, congratulations. My first Slingerland kit was white.

tamadrm 01-27-2014 02:51 PM

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Larry,you're going to love the way they sound.Now you also have an excuse to buy Slingy snare.

Steve B

Purdie Shuffle 01-27-2014 03:20 PM

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Larry - I can see what attracted you about the kit. It is very classy looking. Old Slingy's get no respect in the marketplace, but they're every bit as good as their contemporaries.

Enjoy them for many years to come.

John

vibes 01-27-2014 03:45 PM

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That is a really nice kit. It's going to sound great. Looks classy too.

vintagemore2000 01-27-2014 04:42 PM

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You'll have smiles for miles, Slinglerland is the red headed step child of pro drums. They will go toe to toe with any pro brand out on the market today.

leedybdp 01-27-2014 05:22 PM

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Congrats and welcome to the Slingerland Appreciation Society. Adding a wood shell Slingy snare will complete a wonderful drum set. Don't ignore the six luggers. I prefer them to the eight and ten lugger wood snares. And, I prefer the wood drums to the metal shell snares. But, those are my preferences. Yours may be different.

jccabinets 01-27-2014 06:15 PM

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Slingys rule! Congrats on the nice looking kit!


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