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Old 10-04-2017, 02:00 PM
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This kit was up fs in the Austin area a few years ago. It has re-surfaced here in San Antonio. The owner wants $600. It's the Luxus model with a 13,16,20. The wrap has faded and it's missing the badge on the 16. There are no extra holes and it has the tom arm. Is this a reasonable price and are they similar in sound to Sonor kits from the same era? Thanks.
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Old 10-04-2017, 07:53 PM
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Hi...Is the Trixon kit being offered by you, or are you passing the info along?

If they were the teardrop lugs, it would be worth the 600 as is. I never cared for the snare drums so that would be fine by me.
I think those lugs were 70,s, but I could be wrong. Ingo is the expert on all things Trixon, you should check with him.

Also, those tom hoops don't appear to be original, which is a huge draw for these shells.
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Old 10-04-2017, 09:19 PM
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I'm thinking about getting them for myself. I owned a champagne kit like this one a few years ago, but I didn't play them much before trading them off, so I don't remember too much about the sound.

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Old 10-04-2017, 09:46 PM
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I'm a Sonor player so I,d be interested in your opinion of them. Make sure the heads are standard sizes. If you need to buy "metric" it will cost a couple of hundred just for the toms.
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Old 10-04-2017, 10:48 PM
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I do remember from the kit I owned that the heads are standard size.
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Old 10-04-2017, 11:05 PM
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that's A BONUS, but make sure about those hoops.
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Old 10-05-2017, 12:00 AM
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He said they were original, here's the kit I owned several years ago, I believe the hoops are the same.
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Old 10-05-2017, 09:33 AM
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Well, if its all there I,d go for it...remember me when you want to move it. Your first kit was a beauty!
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Old 10-10-2017, 05:08 AM
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What you have there is a 1965-1967... $600 bucks is about right...the wrap is not too bad as the aqua is the Trixon wrap that tends to fade the most...
I know of a 1964 Luxus for sale at 800 euros with snare so I would go for this mate....
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Old 10-10-2017, 05:11 PM
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Thanks diamond, judging by your arsenal, you must be a Trixon guru. Is it fair to say that Trixon Luxus kits sound a lot like the Sonor teardrops from the same era? The reason I ask is because I've owned and played a few teardrop kits and loved the sound, but I don't have too much experience with Trixon.

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