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Old 07-06-2013, 07:29 AM
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Default Re: Why are we addicted to vintage drums?

Originally Posted by Cuttlefish View Post
But all that steambending is labor intensive so I can see why it costs as much as it does.
This, & the skills to get it right, plus reliance on high quality board selection, are the reasons why drum companies moved away from this construction.

Originally Posted by Winston_Wolf View Post
many were either flawed from the get-go or have quietly self-destructed over the years, but when they were good they were really good.
Exactly, catch a good one, & there's no way a modern multiple ply kit can deliver the same tone.

Originally Posted by bobdadruma View Post
I feel special when I play them. Musicians that I frequently play with have noticed a difference in me that was enough for to them to make comments about. Hmmm??? Life is full of mysteries.
This is great to hear Bob. It's a "coming home" feel, an empathy with an instrument that just feels so right. When ascertaining value, many often underrate the positive affects of this. Can't put a price on that.
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