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Old 12-30-2012, 03:37 AM
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I've been searching for an acrolite on CL (see last nights wildly popular "is this a Supra?") but am finding several where people are unsure of if the drum they own is an Acrolite or not. This one has the bowtie lugs and what appears to be the black galaxy finish but I just wanted a second opinion. Thanks for bearing with me.
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Old 12-30-2012, 03:38 AM
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Here's another view.
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Old 12-30-2012, 03:41 AM
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It sure looks like a Blackrolite to me!
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Old 12-30-2012, 03:56 AM
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It sure looks like a Blackrolite to me!
Yes, I agree with this. ^ Peace and goodwill.
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:00 AM
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Thanks gang. It's going for $100. Making the move on Tuesday.

Is there anything I should know when I go see it that will tell me 100% if it is an Acro or not?
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Take a magnet. An Acrolite has an aluminum shell, so a magnet should not stick to it. Good luck. Peace and goodwill.
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:06 AM
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Take a magnet. An Acrolite has an aluminum shell, so a magnet should not stick to it. Good luck. Peace and goodwill.
Thanks Mark! Will do!
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:09 AM
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Considering how common both Acros and Supras are, I haven't really come across faked ones. Has this been an issue for other people? For $100, I think it would take more work and money than that to make a fake Acrolite, yes?
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:14 AM
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Acro......or Blacro.....depending on how pedantic you wanna be.

No need for magnets men. It is what you think it is.
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:18 AM
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Considering how common both Acros and Supras are, I haven't really come across faked ones. Has this been an issue for other people? For $100, I think it would take more work and money than that to make a fake Acrolite, yes?
I can see how you thought that. I meant to say the sellers didn't know, in any capacity, what they had. Acro, rocker, chrome...Nothing.
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:39 AM
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Just check and make sure the throw works good and that its not dented in where it mounts or on the butt plate side. Other than that your ears will tell you the rest. Post pics when you get it.
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That's an acro..for sure.There are hundreds of thousands of them out there,which is why the're so cheap.To make a phony would be like counterfeiting a penny.

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Old 12-30-2012, 08:01 PM
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That's an acro..for sure.There are hundreds of thousands of them out there,which is why the're so cheap.To make a phony would be like counterfeiting a penny.

Steve B
Again, not a counterfeit issue. Just a matter of people listing them as "snare drums" and not knowing what they are when asked.
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