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    New to me: Sonor Delite

    Square-badge Delites in 16x18/9x10/14x14 in Brilliant Champagne lacquer (If anyone has a matching bass drum hoop for it, let me know; I'd like to replace the natural maple gloss batter side)
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    DW Collectors Cherry Snare

    just arrived yesterday! DW Collectors Cherry 12-ply 7x14, Natural Gloss Lacquer inside & out hand-signed inside by John Good himself
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    Ridiculously huge DW Performance kit

    18x24 bass drum, 12x14 rack tom, 16x18 floor tom Gun Metal Gray Metallic Lacquer Probably gonna cut down the 12x14 to 10x14 (crappy iPhone pic)
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    Mapex Meridian Obsidian

    Birch/Maple shells 14x24/8x12/16x16 Volcanic Glass Sparkle wrap
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    New Mapex Meridian Obsidian

    New Mapex kit just announced -- traditional sizes of 14x24/8x12/16x16 + optional 7x14 snare, birch/maple shells, Volcanic Glass Sparkle finish. List price is supposed to be only $1099, so store price should be around $700. I'm very excited about this kit! Go to the Mapex site to learn more and...
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    My new bass drum head

    handpainted by a local artist
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    RIP Dennis Stauffer

    Dennis Stauffer, superb craftsman of Stauffer Percussion, Phattie & Black Label drums, died today in a car crash. He leaves his wife and son Roan. Prayers for the family.
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    Finally! My new DW kit is here!

    After 4 months, my new DW Collectors kit just arrived. Went old school with this one : Maple/Mahogany VLT shells, Black Ice FinishPly, 14x22/9x12/16x16, retro rail mount holder. (DW changed their tom arm & leg receivers recently to a cylinderical thing, so here's a pic of it too)
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    1969 Ludwig Standards

    Just got this 5-pc. 1969 Ludwig Standard S-330 kit in Gold Strata from a guy in town. 14x22/8x12/9x13/16x16/5x14 After a little clean-up, they look pretty good for being 40 years old! (Back in the day, this kit retailed for about $425 with hardware!)
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    New Ludwig Mod Orange Element SE!

    Ludwig's new Element SE kit in reissued Mod Orange 18x22 / 8x12 / 14x14 / 14x16 Cherry/Gum shells
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    New C&C Custom snare

    Just got this C&C Custom snare drum: 6.5x14, 8-ply maple, Trick throwoff, 2 vents. Black Glass Glitter with Vintage Marine Pearl inlays!
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    New DW Blue Sparkle kit just arrived!

    Collectors Series Maple, Blue Glass FinishPly: -16x24 VLX BD -8x10,9x12 VLT TTs -12x14,14x16 X-Shell FTs all w/3-ply re-rings born May 18 2009
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    Used the PDP this weekend

    Had an outdoor gig in 90-degree temperatures, so I decided to pull out the PDP X7s since I didn't care if they got affected by heat/sun/etc. (they didn't) Here's a pic of the setup
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