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Old 09-21-2020, 10:59 AM
CTMichaelV CTMichaelV is offline
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Default 1950's Leedy & Ludwig New Era snare

Newest clean and polish - 1950's Leedy & Ludwig New Era snare.
This one had been sitting and needed some attention. Over time the nickel hardware lost its luster and the wrap got a bit dingy. Very expected from a drum that is ~65 years old.
The hardware is in pretty good condition with the expected scratches. The wrap had started to take on the "Aqua Blue" look but a bit of elbow grease and it came out pretty nice. Was even able to reinstall the original L&L Snare wires. Here are some before and after shots.
Michael
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A few of my favorite snares
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66 Leedy Shelly Manne Blue Agate Pearl
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Old 09-21-2020, 01:04 PM
DRUMR69 DRUMR69 is offline
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Default Re: 1950's Leedy & Ludwig New Era snare

nice job Michael

Wayne
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