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Old 01-06-2007, 06:21 PM
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morristyson morristyson is offline
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Location: North Carolina
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Default Re: I built my own drumset

Mista - I got the shells and hardware from Drum Foundry. They have good service and prices and make some really good bearing edges. I never could get the lugs to photograph well. I have a pretty crappy camera. Up close, the lugs don't quite looks as good as real brushed steel, but it'll do. Like Drozzy points out, taking a 3M pad to the hardware is not the best manner to go about getting a brushed or satin finish on the hardware. There are some pros out there who can bead-blast hardware for you. If I ever go this route again, I'll get the bead-blasting done.

I just started on my next project. A stave kit. It'll take me a few months to get this done.
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