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Old 07-11-2019, 09:50 PM
slingerfan slingerfan is offline
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Default Re: Slingerland Schooling Needed

Originally Posted by idrum4fun View Post
That eBay kit appears to be from the early 90's HSS era and would be the Artist Classic series. Five-ply shells, consisting of inner/outer plies of Canadian Maple, with three inner mahogany plies. Yes, assembled in Taiwan, but nice drums.

Wait! I take back what I said about the HSS era. Those badges were black/gold and had "USA" on the bottom, which was very misleading.

Mark your info is correct. Two badge types were used on imports during the HSS period. Black/silver oval without any country of origin and Black/gold with the lone (misleading) U.S.A. on the bottom.
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