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Old 10-12-2016, 07:08 AM
d.w.zildjian d.w.zildjian is offline
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Default Fibes shower door acrylic

Saw this ad on Boston Craigslist this morning-have never seen this shower door acrylic shell-kind of interesting......

http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/msg/5822770688.html
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Old 10-12-2016, 07:26 AM
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Default Re: Fibes shower door acrylic

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Saw this ad on Boston Craigslist this morning-have never seen this shower door acrylic shell-kind of interesting......

http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/msg/5822770688.html

Yes indeed! This particular Fibes/CFMartin acrylic shell was not built in great numbers. They weren't very popular in the aesthetics department, although the sound was "typical" of an acrylic shell. I see them pop up here and there within the Fibes groups of enthusiasts, but they're almost always a tough sell .. unless .. they are priced attractively. These look to be in very nice condition, and they are "rare" based on the previous statements, but I guess one would REALLY have to have a jones on for 'em!

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Old 10-12-2016, 07:27 AM
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Default Re: Fibes shower door acrylic

Cool looking kit. And yea those seem like they'd be a tad harder to move.
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Old 10-12-2016, 08:20 AM
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Great looking kit. Plus a great advert. Best shower door ive ever seen..sean
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Old 10-12-2016, 09:27 AM
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Default Re: Fibes shower door acrylic

I see that it is missing the optional bracket for the shampoo and conditioner. Sorry...it was just too easy. Interesting looking kit!
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Old 10-12-2016, 12:15 PM
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I wonder if you use Clorox and not Novus 1-2-3 to clean them
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Noble and Cooley Walnut snare
Noble and Cooley Horizon 6 piece kit in blue sparkle
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1990s Pearl Session Custom in Amber fade
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Noble and Cooley natural cherry snare
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Old 10-12-2016, 12:36 PM
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Default Re: Fibes shower door acrylic

interesting. i never seen a fibes kit in that shell finish.

that shell is avail today as i'm built many kits with those shells when i worked at a indie drum co.

the first time i seen that shell was on this site years ago. someone (maybe even me) posted pics of a early hoshino kit.
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Old 10-12-2016, 12:56 PM
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Here are mine shortly after I got them in the door. Mine do have some hairline cracks near the bass and one tom mount. (No changes since purchase.) Lately I have used Rims mounts with them. They sound great, lots of body, tone and authority. I like 'em,never leave them in the vehicle and use them as my summer drums.
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Old 10-12-2016, 02:21 PM
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I found one on vacation about 3 or 4 years ago in pretty sad shape - filthy, rusty, missing parts. I spent a lot of time and money bringing it back to life. 22, 13, 16, matching snare. I think I sold it for around $1400 or so if I recall correctly.
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Old 10-13-2016, 06:04 AM
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So cool!! They would sound like thunder!!

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