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Old 08-01-2011, 12:57 AM
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Default Yamaha Maple Custom 30th Anniversary Kit

Hello. It's been a while, and at least 4 kits since I've last posted. :)
Here's my latest:




Yamaha Maple Custom 30th Anniversary Kit (1998) - Green Sparkle
10x9
12x10
14x12
16x14
22x18
Ludwig COB 6.5x14 w/ brass diecast & tube lugs

My thoughts:
About 10 years ago, I had a custom Pork Pie Maple kit that sounded AMAZING. This kit sounds almost identical. I think it's the 7 ply shells that is so appealing to me. I much prefer the sound to my old DW exotic.
Anyway, it's totally killer.
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Old 08-01-2011, 12:57 AM
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So pretty! That finish is awesome man!
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Old 08-01-2011, 01:54 AM
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Stunning drums! The Yammie Maple Custom is the best maple kit on the market as far as I'm concerned followed by luddie classics in a close second.
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Old 08-01-2011, 02:18 AM
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Beautiful kit ..... somebody shoot up a red flair for Aydee .... another Yamaha sighting ... Abe, come in ....
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Old 09-30-2011, 09:54 PM
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that kit was selling on Ebay a while ago
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Old 09-30-2011, 10:51 PM
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Wow, great kit.

and very interesting upside down YESS mounting on those floor toms... your idea?
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Old 10-01-2011, 12:21 AM
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Wow!...beautiful kit!...a friend of mine had one of those 30th anniv. MCA's in red sparkle lacquer..also a very nice finish!...
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Old 10-01-2011, 12:32 AM
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Hateplow, I envy you. Green Yamahas... do you keep your house unlocked at night? (j/k) Beautiful. Simply beautiful.
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Old 10-01-2011, 05:37 PM
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Beautiful kit ..... somebody shoot up a red flair for Aydee .... another Yamaha sighting ... Abe, come in ....
Thanks for the pointer, Harry.. This ones a beaut. ( I love fried green onions...really ) . Boy, they wimped out on the clasp on lugs, eh? I guess bad press can kill you no matter what the truth is...


Agree with the OP in his preference of these over the DW EXOTICS. To my ear MCANS sing and Dubs thud.

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Old 10-12-2011, 12:20 AM
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Beautiful Drums, I now have gear lust !
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