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Old 08-04-2020, 04:55 PM
Dan Boucher Dan Boucher is offline
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Default Maybe Covington Will Come Back

They sound pretty decent. Maxwell's has put some out with a swivomatic holder for the tom and an 'L' arm for the ride. The video, however, is using stands. I wonder what the difference in sound might be.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_c...ture=emb_title
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Old 08-05-2020, 01:15 PM
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I don't quite understand the facination with these Rogers copies. They sound and look good enough, but really, who would spend probably over 2 grand on a copy when you can have the real thing for about the same price or less. I doubt these will hold their value, but a vintage Rogers will only increase in value. Besides, the whole mystique about vintage drums is there age, how they've survived all these years, how the wood has aged, who owned thd kit before you, all of those things can't be found in a new kit. Anyone can buy a new kit, but it's finding that gem that's been floating around for 50 plus years that makes you say BINGO!
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Old 08-05-2020, 02:15 PM
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I don't quite understand the facination with these Rogers copies. They sound and look good enough, but really, who would spend probably over 2 grand on a copy when you can have the real thing for about the same price or less. I doubt these will hold their value, but a vintage Rogers will only increase in value. Besides, the whole mystique about vintage drums is there age, how they've survived all these years, how the wood has aged, who owned thd kit before you, all of those things can't be found in a new kit. Anyone can buy a new kit, but it's finding that gem that's been floating around for 50 plus years that makes you say BINGO!
100% agreed.
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Old 08-05-2020, 09:14 PM
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Two grand a copy? JR, you need to step into the 21st century! Try $3500.

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I don't quite understand the facination with these Rogers copies. They sound and look good enough, but really, who would spend probably over 2 grand on a copy when you can have the real thing for about the same price or less. I doubt these will hold their value, but a vintage Rogers will only increase in value. Besides, the whole mystique about vintage drums is there age, how they've survived all these years, how the wood has aged, who owned thd kit before you, all of those things can't be found in a new kit. Anyone can buy a new kit, but it's finding that gem that's been floating around for 50 plus years that makes you say BINGO!
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Old 08-05-2020, 09:16 PM
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I stand corrected, $3,500, thank you levelpebble.
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Old 08-05-2020, 10:31 PM
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Actually $4600/offer shipped for Maxwell Swivomatic version.

https://reverb.com/item/34784583-rog...ge-build-video

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Old 08-06-2020, 12:13 AM
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Actually $4600/offer shipped for Maxwell Swivomatic version.

https://reverb.com/item/34784583-rog...ge-build-video
Wow! I stand corrected again.
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Old 08-06-2020, 07:53 AM
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Yikes! Who do they think they are? DW?
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Old 08-06-2020, 08:09 AM
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Yikes! Who do they think they are? DW?
I did laugh upon reading that comment.
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Old 08-06-2020, 08:23 AM
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I earned a good living as a manufacturer's representative. I personally sold hundreds of Custom Shop guitars that were replicas of our product from years dating back to the 1940s. Some of these guitars had retail prices of $2,000 to over $10,000. So, I understand that there are people who would shell out the money for this type of musical instrument. However, I have never been one of those people.
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