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Old 11-13-2017, 03:21 PM
funkypoodle funkypoodle is offline
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Default T-Rod ID help please

Among other mysteries involving my "WFL/ possible W & A" recent purchase (http://vintagedrumforum.com/showthread.php?t=60849) is this T-rod that ended up on the kick. I initially thought it was Trixon, but just did a search & it's not. It's made of brass & the flat side of the bullet is unchromed. exposed brass. Anybody recognize this?
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Old 11-13-2017, 04:00 PM
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Default Re: T-Rod ID help please

I'm going to guess that half the torpedo has been cut off, hence the exposed brass.
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Old 11-13-2017, 04:21 PM
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I'm going to guess that half the torpedo has been cut off, hence the exposed brass.
It honestly doesn't appear that way. It is perfectly smooth on the bass side & the chrome plating is perfectly flush to the edge. I'll try and take a better pic.
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Pearl 4214 COB snare ( the SC snare)
Ludwig Standard S-102
PJL WMP maple snare
Dixon brass Piccolo snare

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Item may be subject to change!
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Old 11-13-2017, 06:25 PM
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I'm going to guess that half the torpedo has been cut off, hence the exposed brass.
After examining this side by side with a Gretsch t-rod, yes Slingerfan, that's exactly what this is! Another addition to the weirdness surrounding my new drums...

Thanks for your keen eye
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Pearl 4214 COB snare ( the SC snare)
Ludwig Standard S-102
PJL WMP maple snare
Dixon brass Piccolo snare

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Item may be subject to change!
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