Good deal on used starclassic b/b?

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  1. Marquisjohnson22

    Marquisjohnson22 DFO Veteran

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    Option 1. I have had a Maple, a B/B, a Birch Performer and played the Bubinga Starclassic and they were all up to par and worth it. The Birch and the B/B kits sound really similar to be honest, with the B/B having a tad more low end.
     
  2. TomPotti

    TomPotti Well-Known Member

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    Okay last question, I promise:

    What's a fair price range for used 6 piece starclassic maple in excellent condition? 22 bass, 14 snare, 10, 12, 14, and 16 toms. Just got access to it today.

    I'm not looking to get a "steal" or lowest price ever. Just a fair deal. If this Maple set doesn't work out, I'll just buy that birch kit for $1000, or pay the $900-1000 for the B/B at the beginning of this thread.

    Thanks to all!
     
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    Here are a few videos I recorded a while back, messing around on my Starclassic Birch kit when I had one. Excuse the goofiness LOL




     
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    If it was birch/bubinga, with all of those drums he was right to not go below $1000. That's more than fair for that kit 10-12-14-16-22...snare, too?

    Birch/Bubinga is great, and Tama has big shoes to fill with Birch/Walnut.

    I sold a B/B kit MIJ in 2012 10-12-16-22 for $750, though I wanted $1000. The guy was hit by superstorm Sandy and his gear was trashed, and he was driving from NJ to pick up my kit, so I cut him some slack.

    At this point, SCM is great, but so is B/B.
     
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    Cool. Yeah I'm fortunate to have access to some good deals.

    Pretty sure I'm grabbing a local maple kit tomorrow. Looking forward to finally getting some drums!
     
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    What would a b/b in a 12, 16, 22 be worth? Excellent condition. Dude was asking 900 obo
     
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    Here are some pictures
     

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    I recently came across an excellent 5 piece (10, 12, 14, 16, 22) for 700. I didn't buy it because I got a maple.

    Point being, I think the price is too high.
     
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    That's a reasonable price in my opinion.
     
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    How do I tell if it's actual b/b and not just birch? I was thinking more $600-$700. I'd have to drive 75 miles to get it
     
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    Did it sell? Where was it located?
     
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    Look inside, you should see Bubinga.
     
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    I'll have him get some pictures for me of the inner shell before I drive 70miles
     
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    Yeah it just recently sold. It was in California.
     
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    Actually, it was a pure Birch kit. My bad.

    That being said, my original post was a 5 piece in excellent condition for 1000.

    As long as your deal comes with the necessary hardware, I would say 700-800 is fair.
     
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    I wish it was more than a 3 pc :/
     

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