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1969 Walberg & Auge "Downbeat" OBP

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8x12, 15x14, 14x20, 5x14 Gretsch jasper shells with clear interior (except 12" which has silver anodized painted interior.) 5-69 RGB on toms and bass and 4-69 on snare. Gretsch lugs / hoops / bass drum mufflers, Ludwig floor toms leg brackets and W&A everything else.

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Posted on 7 years ago
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Fantastic! What a rare and gorgeous drum kit!electricit

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Posted on 7 years ago
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Sure don't see one of those sets very often, and it is the first I recall seeing in an oyster finish. Very nice set-up.

Posted on 7 years ago
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Killer drums, man! Congrats.

- EMD
Posted on 7 years ago
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Wow! How cool is this?!?!

Dan
(red66charger)

Looking for:
- L.A. Camco 12" Stradivarius Tom Tom
Posted on 7 years ago
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Awesomeness. How do they sound and what is their plies? 3 or 7 or more? Maple? Thanks for sharing.

The greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you. - Joyce Meyer
Posted on 7 years ago
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That my friend is a very beautiful drum set.

Can't say, I like the double spurs tho but overall the W&A kit is really cool looking.

~ A true Gretsch & Camco fanatic ~
Posted on 7 years ago
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The drums are 7-ply maple. The floor tom and snare sound great! The bass drum is a little thin sounding despite many different head variations. The 12" oversize shell does not accommodate heads very well. I had to break the collars on the drum heads so they would actually seat against the bearing edges! It has virtually no tuning range although it really sings when you finally get it dialed in

The double spurs are only on the tom mount side. I assume this is for stability.

Thanks for the compliments! One of my favorites!

Posted on 7 years ago
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Fantastic looking kit !!

Your drummers not much good is he!? What you need is someone that's as good as me. ! John Henry Bonham !!
Posted on 7 years ago
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