Decolite Custom 4-pc Drum Set 13/16/20/6.5x14 Snare 1920s Cream & Gold All Vintage Nickel Hardware

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Mad Scientist Drums
Seattle, WA, United States
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About This Listing

Decolite is my custom drum brand using vintage hardware from the traps and swing eras. I aim to make fully giggable drums using the best parts of vintage drum engineering. Each kit is one of a kind. This one is a 13/16/20/6.5x14 cream and gold fade using all Ludwig or WFL shells.

  • 9x13: a 40s WFL tom, no bearing edges originally on this shell
  • 16x16: a very rare mid-1920s Ludwig & Ludwig marching snare shell
  • 14x20: early 60s Ludwig Club Date bass drum shell
  • 6.5x14 snare: a 1930s Ludwig & Ludwig concert snare drum shell
Hardware is a mix, vintage nickel plated with a 1st-gen 50s Rogers 4-point strainer on the snare. Wood hoops are home made from solid maple. Bearing edges are the classic Conn-era Leedy/L&L style, outer roundover with a 30-degree inner cut.

Floor tom legs are stainless with a 3" resonant bend at the bottom, not the Leedy legs pictured (which I don't have). Hoop clamp spurs are included as well; snare stands are not for sale.

The kit tunes easily, and without a drum key of course. They are super lightweight and a joy to gig with, and they sound great with a wide musical tuning range.

There are a few small blemishes on this kit from a couple of gigs, mostly on the hoops and one spot on the bass drum as pictured. As the hardware is vintage it has wear of course. More photos and info available on request.

International buyers will be charged actual shipping, please message me for a more accurate quote.

This item is sold As-Described

This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

Product Specs

Listed4 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
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  • United States

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