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Slingerland Rare 1965 Be Bob Kit 18, 12, 14 Sparkling Silver Pearl

Used – Very Good
+ $75 Shipping
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TheMilford's Mellifluous Curio Agora
Brooklyn, NY, United States
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12/6: One last big price decrease before I pull the listing and try elsewhere...

This is a rare bird indeed...

 A 1965 Slingerland Drum outfit with 18" bass drum, 12" tom tom and, 14" floor tom in Sparkling Silver Pearl. No badges on the toms... which I think was normal for this year... These drums sound amazing, and record even better. 

 I purchased this from a reputable dealer in the mid 90s... and it has been gently used and stored safely in a few nice home studios ever since. When not set up and in occasional use it has been stored in Humes & Berg cases. All heads were replaced a few years ago with Ludwig Weather Master heads on the toms, an Evans Hydraulic on the bass batter and a coated Remo on the reso... and then not used much since.

The fine details... The bass drum hoops on the drum currently are non-original, as are the T-rods... I have the original hoops and rods and will include them in the sale. The original hoops were replaced because one of them was out of round and starting to separate. I figured I would get better performance out of the new hoops from Jack Lawton, and preserve the condition of the originals. I found that regular tension rods were also easier to manage so I swapped those as well. I also upgraded the floor tom crutch tips with thicker ones, but again the originals will be included. These are reversible mods... but you will need to repair the one original hoop if you plan to use it. Other than that, these drums have been babied. 

To my knowledge everything is as it should be and as it appears in the pictures. No extra holes. Please feel free to ask questions and request pictures if you need to see something specific.

I'm only selling it because I just don't really have a chance to play much any longer... It's time to pass these on to somebody that will use and love them. 

Actual Shipping will have to be calculated. But I put $100 in shipping as a place holder, but it should be less in the ConUs. Send me your zip code and we can calculate the exact shipping amount.

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Product Specs

Listed2 years ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
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  • United States

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