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Old 03-11-2012, 02:57 PM
zep1 zep1 is offline
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Just picked one of these up this weekend. Beautiful sounding and very sesitive snare drum. I have a Dynasonic and grabbed this one for a backup, but it rivals the sound. Check it out:

http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/showthread.php?t=28297
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Old 03-12-2012, 03:17 PM
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Kevin..
Yes I did see your posting.. your one looks great.. I still have not pulled mine down despite the USA "disused" cobweb inside it. Reason is, the original batter head is sitting down so nice & low to the rim... I just do not want to put on a new head & lose the angle.. It sounds just great as it is.. it is tuned real high & I have it set up next to my floor tom for some nice metalic rimshots..
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Old 03-12-2012, 03:29 PM
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Kevin..
Yes I did see your posting.. your one looks great.. I still have not pulled mine down despite the USA "disused" cobweb inside it. Reason is, the original batter head is sitting down so nice & low to the rim... I just do not want to put on a new head & lose the angle.. It sounds just great as it is.. it is tuned real high & I have it set up next to my floor tom for some nice metalic rimshots..
Cheers
John
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Old 04-02-2012, 10:00 AM
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I've got one of those. Bought around '75 or '76. Just started useing it again after a few years in the case.
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Old 04-02-2012, 11:47 AM
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I've got one of those. Bought around '75 or '76. Just started useing it again after a few years in the case.
Nice snaredrums, aren't they? As I said above, I picked it up for a backup to my Dynasonic in case I bust a head at a gig. Now that I've been using it, I just keep on using it. It sounds great for the variety of music we're playing. I'm using it in this video. Have a listen.....

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Old 04-02-2012, 03:59 PM
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Nice one Kevin..
One of My favorites from JJ Cale.

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