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Old 06-14-2012, 06:26 AM
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slingerland slingerland is offline
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It looks like you have a piece of felt inbetween the front bass head, how does it effect the sound>? I was going to try that on one of my sets
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Old 06-14-2012, 06:49 AM
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It looks like you have a piece of felt inbetween the front bass head, how does it effect the sound>? I was going to try that on one of my sets
That felt stripe muffles the BD sound just a bit, without using more muffling inside the BD or "deadening" it. I installed a Remo P3 coated as batter head, and the sound is huge!
Old 06-14-2012, 06:59 AM
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First time I've seen that finish. Late 60's or early 70's?
Old 06-14-2012, 07:00 AM
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Oops! Just noticed that it is labeled '79. Now I know why I missed that one. I was deep into the first child and first house in '79.
Old 06-14-2012, 04:16 PM
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That finish doesn't show up very often, seems to be quite rare. Not that it is nice enough to be highly collectible but still a great kit.
Old 06-14-2012, 08:17 PM
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Very cool finish! I've got a 79 Ludwig kit and I agree with you 100%. Those 6plys are great shells.

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