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Old 05-12-2018, 11:28 AM
idrum4fun idrum4fun is offline
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Default Keller Jazz Fest Style Snare Shell

This is a beautiful 8-ply Keller shell, 5x14, with excellent edges and snare beds. Professionally wrapped in Merlot Sparkle. Perfectly drilled for Ludwig hardware: P-83/85 strainer, P-32 butt, muffler (with mounting screw BELOW the knob), and 8 lugs with typical Ludwig spacing of 2-3/16. Will accept Classic, Imperial, Acrolite, Standard or tube lugs. Includes a reproduction Ludwig badge and brass grommet, which was installed with a proper flaring tool. This will make an excellent Jazz Festival-style snare drum!

A very light coat of Clear Satin Polycrylic was applied to seal and protect the interior. There are some hex chips in the wrap that appear white. Not sure why. A minor thing, but I wanted to point that out.
$100 includes free shipping to the lower 48 States.

PM me if interested and to discuss payment.

-Mark
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Old 05-12-2018, 11:28 AM
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Old 05-22-2018, 11:12 AM
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Default Re: Keller Jazz Fest Style Snare Shell

Nice drum, Mark!

Is it just me, or does there seem to be a "patch" of wrap near the butt plate holes. I see a seam in the wrap, but it doesn't go all the way to the bearing edges like the rest of the wrap does.
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Old 05-22-2018, 01:11 PM
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Default Re: Keller Jazz Fest Style Snare Shell

Looks like an oops to me.
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Old 05-22-2018, 03:20 PM
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Default Re: Keller Jazz Fest Style Snare Shell

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Looks like an oops to me.
Nope...not an "oops" or a "patch". Whoever wrapped the drum, and you can tell it is a professional job, chose to notch the overlap top and bottom so the heads wouldn't bind. Pork Pie, and others, have done it this way for a very long time now.

Attached are pictures of my Pork Pie from the mid-90's. You can see how Bill notched the wrap.

-Mark
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Old 05-23-2018, 03:26 PM
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Default Re: Keller Jazz Fest Style Snare Shell

Some will notch the wrap near the bearing edge at the overlap. It makes for better head fitment.
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