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Old 07-11-2019, 11:00 AM
jaghog jaghog is offline
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Default Re: Leedy Experts

Just saying if there was a snare
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Old 07-11-2019, 11:11 AM
johnnyringo johnnyringo is online now
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Snare? Who said anything about a snare?

Once again, I think you guys are low-balling the value of the kit. In my mind, the Leedy character plus-up outweighs everything. Try finding a 60s Leedy - you'll find 20 Slingerland kits for every one Leedy. Frankly, I don't think of BDP as a minus, just not a plus. Like blue or red sparkle - typical.

Sure looks clean to me. Weigh the advantage of a no-work acquisition into your equation.

But frankly, JR, you don't seem to keep kits in the stable very long, so are you really more asking about flip-value?
I was offered this kit for one of mine, just wanted to make sure it had the same value. I put mine at $1,200-1,300, so judging by what I've seen it wouldn't be a good trade.
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Old 07-20-2019, 07:55 PM
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I think that set can easily bring $700. I paid $700 for my blue sparkle '65 Leedys with changed tom legs and bass drum spurs. They're Slingerland drums in most ways. I too like the Leedy lugs. I use these drums on small space gigs, because they are 20/12/14. They sound fine and look good.
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Old Today, 05:44 AM
Dan Boucher Dan Boucher is offline
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I think that set can easily bring $700. I paid $700 for my blue sparkle '65 Leedys with changed tom legs and bass drum spurs. They're Slingerland drums in most ways. I too like the Leedy lugs. I use these drums on small space gigs, because they are 20/12/14. They sound fine and look good.
That kit sounds nice. Lift us a picture or two when a minute allows.
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