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Old 10-02-2017, 02:53 PM
Shawn M Shawn M is offline
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Default 69'-70' Superclassic Ludwigs, Silver Sparkle 13,16,20

Hi Gang,

Time for me to let these go.
13 (1969) ,16(1970) ,20(1969)
silver sparkle
clear interiors
3 ply with re-rings
no extra holes
tight wrap
include bass mounted cymbal arm
13" Tom has tone control removed as it was rattling (lose rivet)
Hoops could use a repaint (black) but I left most of this kit as is outside of cleaning it up.
Thread on the clean up:
http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/showthread.php?t=19225

Current pics:





Note:
Sale is only bass, toms and associated hardware.

Asking $800 obo.
Really dont want to risk shipping them, would be willing to drive up to 2 hours to meet.
Im in St. Louis.

Shawn
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Old 10-02-2017, 02:57 PM
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Default Re: 69'-70' Superclassic Ludwigs, Silver Sparkle 13,16,20

more pics etc upon request
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Old 10-09-2017, 03:03 PM
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Default Re: 69'-70' Superclassic Ludwigs, Silver Sparkle 13,16,20

any interest or offers?

Otherwise I will probably trade them in
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Old 10-09-2017, 10:10 PM
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Default Re: 69'-70' Superclassic Ludwigs, Silver Sparkle 13,16,20

Shawn, if you trade them in, you're going to lose your ass financially. First, you might consider changing your mind about shipping. You've limited your audience by trying to stay local, number one. Shipping a drumset is really not hard; just time consuming. You telescope the 13" inside the bass drum with packing peanuts, so it can be done in two boxes, with the 16" going separately. Wrap the cymbal arm in bubble wrap and put it inside the bass drum. Use plenty of packing materials; peanuts, bubble wrap, styrofoam and loose cardboard inside the boxes, and make sure the boxes have plenty of room on the sides and on top and bottom. You could always get some help from a pack 'n ship store. The people who run those places are professionals at packing. You'll need to have the drums packed and then get your shipping totals first before trying to sell them. That way you don't screw yourself and lose money on shipping.

Those drums are desirable. Put them up on Reverb for a price of $999 with Make An Offer, then take $800 plus shipping. You'll sell them easily, as there are a lot of delusional idiots on that site who ask stupid money for vintage drums. I think they've smoked too much crack cocaine. Stuff priced fairly sells on Reverb. The high priced gear sits for months on end.

I have shipped drumsets to Canada, Denmark, and all over the USA. It's not as hard as you think. Good luck.
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Old 10-10-2017, 02:05 AM
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Default Re: 69'-70' Superclassic Ludwigs, Silver Sparkle 13,16,20

Shawn
I'm in Branson
Give me a call
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Brian
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Old 10-10-2017, 01:34 PM
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Default Re: 69'-70' Superclassic Ludwigs, Silver Sparkle 13,16,20

Thanks Bob and Brian.

Brian, I'll give you a call tonight after work, or PM me your email addy and we can chat
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Old 11-21-2017, 10:10 PM
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Default Re: 69'-70' Superclassic Ludwigs, Silver Sparkle 13,16,20

Hi Shawn, do you still have this drum set. If so, i am really interested. Do you think you would be able to ship it? I live too far away to drive. I have been dreaming of a vintage ludwig set and this one looks to be in my price range.
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Old 11-28-2017, 03:54 PM
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Default Re: 69'-70' Superclassic Ludwigs, Silver Sparkle 13,16,20

Hi Feyday, I do still have it.
I could ship at your expense.
Shoot me a message here and we can chat.
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deal pending
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