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Old 09-15-2017, 08:37 AM
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Default Re: Gretsch guys: Dean takes on rehab #2, a 70s era (?) Gretsch beater—HELP!

Better to have a missing consolette than holes from a Pearl mount!!
I have some extra wing screws that would probably fit the mounts where the originals are damaged.
Let me know if you want them, I have three.
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Old 09-23-2017, 07:38 PM
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Default Re: Gretsch guys: Dean takes on rehab #2, a 70s era (?) Gretsch beater—HELP!

Thanks Lucky, it would definitely be a few less parts I'd need to find. I hate to ask, but what exactly are the wing screws? Also, have any idea what the wrap is? I've done some research and can only come to the conclusion it might a champagne sparkle with the pink/reds faded out. Any help greatly appreciated. Dean.
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Old 09-24-2017, 04:07 AM
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Default Re: Gretsch guys: Dean takes on rehab #2, a 70s era (?) Gretsch beater—HELP!

Looks like one of its past owners blew right through the chrome layer down to the brass underneath and probably by trying out an -abrasive- cleaner in that one spot. The little chip in the bearing edge is negligible because it's on the inside of the edge and an easy fix... a little carpenters glue on a toothpick and a clamp. That kit should clean up nicely. Lose those godawful parade drum heads! Those heads are killing the sound (that, Great Gretsch Sound,) of those drums. Looks like it's going to take a bit more cash to put them right. Best of luck with the project. Glad to hear the old man is ok.

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Old 09-25-2017, 01:10 AM
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Default Re: Gretsch guys: Dean takes on rehab #2, a 70s era (?) Gretsch beater—HELP!

Wing screws are the screws for the floor tom leg mounts and the one in the tom mount that is missing the flat parts or arms
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