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Old 07-07-2019, 07:43 AM
Morgatto Morgatto is offline
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Default Is my Acrolite really 1964?

Hi there VDF folks.
I was cleaning and lubing my Acro and just started looking the grommet at the inside, the snare beds, checked the hoops and lugs they're not magnetic and looked the shell is seamless. And I wonder, is really a 1964 one? What do you think, guys?
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Old 07-07-2019, 09:25 AM
schmegeggie schmegeggie is offline
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Default Re: Is my Acrolite really 1964?

Looks like it to me!
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Old 07-07-2019, 10:31 AM
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Default Re: Is my Acrolite really 1964?

Yes it is. COB hoops and all!
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Old 07-07-2019, 11:51 AM
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Default Re: Is my Acrolite really 1964?

Nice Acro. The lugs have never been magnetic, & the shells have always been seamless, except for the textured 1st generation ones....marko
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Old 07-07-2019, 11:53 AM
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As stated above, definitely a 1964. Appears to be in excellent condition, too! The original COB just add to the value and will really make your Acro sing! And, let's face it, having the red felt muffler is just plain cool! Hang onto to this drum!

-Mark
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Old 07-07-2019, 12:19 PM
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But the non magnetic original hoops were aluminum and then cos they
never were cob
Gary
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Old 07-07-2019, 01:05 PM
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Acrolites did come with COB hoops during the same period that Supras and other drums did. And yes, that's a '64. Nice!

Mike
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Old 07-07-2019, 02:15 PM
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Thank you so much, gentlemen;
schmegeggie, Rotarded, marko52, Mark (idrum4fun), Gary (jaghog) and Mike (mlayton), I'm always learning with you.
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Old 07-07-2019, 02:47 PM
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Yes....to pile on and become redundant. It's a '64 and yes it has COB hoops -as does my '64 Pioneer....except my Pioneer has NOB hoops!
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Old 07-07-2019, 03:08 PM
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Yes....to pile on and become redundant. It's a '64 and yes it has COB hoops -as does my '64 Pioneer....except my Pioneer has NOB hoops!
Thank you so much, O-Lugs.
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