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Old 03-25-2014, 05:17 PM
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Default Re: Minor restore on Blue Sparkle RB kit

Originally Posted by ElMoonlightDrummer View Post
1. Novus is still the way to go. It helps take out some of the minor surface scratches and leaves the wrap smooth and shiny. You would then want to put a coat of wax on it to help keep it that way. I know what you mean about the old sparkle wrap "orange peel", but I'm not sure there is anything you can do for that. Maybe someone else can chime in.

2. I'm not sure if completely restoring the hoops would bring down the value or not, but it would sure look nice! Some people like their hoops with aged "mojo" and others like their kits to look pristine. I say you do whatever will make you happy with the kit.

3. Maybe you can try using a bass drum anchor on the front hoop in addition to the original spurs. It adds a cool look and function.
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