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New York Drum Prices - Reprise


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#1 TSMG28

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Posted 28 August 2003 - 11:02 AM

I found a mismatched sad.gif drum and was wondering what the other members of the board think about the effect on the price. The back, rotor and key are New York 5th generation. The cover is Bridgeport. The back and cover are both 85-90%, but with a couple small areas of surface pitting. The cover may have been refinished, though I can't tell for sure.

I have not had the opportunity to fire it to see how it runs, so I can't comment on that. The mismatch obviously affects it value, but how much considering that the majority (and working part) of the drum are NY 5th gen?

Any input would be appreciated.
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#2 TOMMY SMG

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Posted 28 August 2003 - 11:34 AM

TSMG28,

Of course the mismatched drums are not worth what the matched-up drums are worth, but this doesn't mean it's not worth having.

First - how does it run-out? and second - how much does he want for it? The Bridgeport cover may be worth more then what the W.H. 5th generation back w/ rotor is worth if sold separately to some people.

If you want it for a "shotter" and it runs good and you can come together on the price, I'd buy-it. wink.gif

Just my two cents,

Jim smile.gif

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