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Old 09-15-2020, 11:26 AM
Olimpass Olimpass is offline
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Found this for $25, couldnít pass it up. I believe the brand is Mirage. I think MIJ Pearl made. The tom arm and snare stand both needed a roll pin which Iíve fixed. The ride is a cracked 20Ē Meinl HCS that I need to grind out. The hats are 14Ē PlanetZ Zildjian. Iíve cleaned up the snare and tom so far, both which the original heads have cleaned up nice.
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Old 09-15-2020, 12:19 PM
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Hi Olimpass!

Yep, for $25 I'd buy them, too! Looks like a 6-lug bass drum and snare drum. What's the lug count for the toms?

-Mark
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Old 09-15-2020, 02:45 PM
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Hi idrum4fun, yes the toms are only 5 luggers but I’m ok with that. Thanks.
I’ll probably use these at a practice or two and then sell them. Still a fun, price was right project for me.
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Old 09-15-2020, 03:19 PM
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There will be some MIJ collector out there who will likely offer you a tidy sum for them. They are fun to find though!!
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Old 09-15-2020, 03:34 PM
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Hi idrum4fun, yes the toms are only 5 luggers but Iím ok with that. Thanks.
Iíll probably use these at a practice or two and then sell them. Still a fun, price was right project for me.
I bought a similar set from a thrift store some years ago. Also $25, but no snare drum. The 8x12 tom is a 4-lug and the 13x15 floor tom is a 5-lug. It was a Sound Percussion set, wrapped in plain black pvc, that was in bad shape. Wrapped it in a beautiful Black Abalone Pearl from Jammin Sam. This particular wrap is no longer available.

Have fun with your $25 bargain!

-Mark
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Old 09-15-2020, 07:02 PM
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There will be some MIJ collector out there who will likely offer you a tidy sum for them. They are fun to find though!!
Thank you wayne!

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I bought a similar set from a thrift store some years ago. Also $25, but no snare drum. The 8x12 tom is a 4-lug and the 13x15 floor tom is a 5-lug. It was a Sound Percussion set, wrapped in plain black pvc, that was in bad shape. Wrapped it in a beautiful Black Abalone Pearl from Jammin Sam. This particular wrap is no longer available.

Have fun with your $25 bargain!

-Mark
Very cool! Thanks for sharing Mark!
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Old 09-17-2020, 12:30 AM
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Still have to finish bass drum and grind away crack in ride cymbal.
Looking good so far.
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Old 09-17-2020, 03:41 PM
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Looking good! I love rescuing thrift shop drums!

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Old 09-18-2020, 04:12 PM
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Thanks Mark!
Just finished these up. In the the other spot for the bass drum mounted tom holder, Iím going to put the top half of a cymbal boom arm stand there for the ride. I think she came out well.
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