Used Gear For Sale

Used Gear For Sale

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Contact michaelmcneil@sympatico.ca

All the gear listed below is used gear. I have listed all damage/defects and missing/replaced parts that I am aware of and in some cases I have also described how the gear has been handled. Please note that I have taken the approach of erring on the side of disclosing as much as I can about the condition of the items so this may give the impression (for some items and maybe not others) that the items are in worse condition then they actually are. For some items I can show the original receipt if requested. I cannot hand them over however because I have made business tax claims using these receipts and need them for records and they also have financial info on them.

All prices have HST included in them already (I am HST registered and will provide a receipt by email). Cash only and no trades.

Pearl Muffle Heads (16 and 22)

Unsure of materials. Good for quiet practicing. Work well on toms and bass drums if you keep a real resonant head on the bottom/front. Great if you need to practice quietly and the pads of an electronic kit (one that doesn’t incorporate muffle heads) would be too loud for your situation. Might work nicely in combination with a set of specialty quiet cymbals (many on the market now). They might even work well with muffle heads on both sides of the drum (not sure). Probably don’t work great on a snare drum and won’t work well if you like to play rim shots on your toms. It is possible they may work well with triggers (to send a signal to a sound processor to trigger drum samples and then send to your head phones etc..) but I cannot be sure. I will sell both together or separately.

Condition

22 is worn more then the 16 because of the impact of the beater, but I don’t bury the beater so the wear and tear in this regard shouldn’t be too bad. One of the heads may have been mounted on a drum that had a rough/sharp/jagged spot on the bearing edge but I am not sure which head it was. Although they were purchased about 15 years ago they actually haven’t been played on for most of that time.

May have been left in the car (outside) for long periods of time in very cold, very hot temperatures and very humid and very dry conditions.

Asking Prices:

$33 Canadian for the 22 and 16 together.

$19 Canadian for the 22.

$14 Canadian for the 16

Original Prices Paid:

16″ original price was $19.54 Canadian.

Not sure of exact original price for the 22 or what year it was purchased in but likely somewhat proportional to the above price for the 16 and likely purchased approximately around the same time. Although they were purchased about 15 years ago they actually haven’t been played on for most of that time.

(3)Gibraltar SC-DWLRY- “Yamaha style” Hex Mount L Arm (not made or certified by Yamaha- made by Gibraltar). Unsure of materials..For mounting drums that use the hex rod attachment (assuming same diameter). They are one solid piece so the arm itself won’t wear out like a tom arm that has moving parts can. Pretty much brand new and not used much at all. I notice also that when you hit a drum that is on it the drum moves up and down for quite a while (very short movement in millimeters) but I don’t think it’s enough to effect playing accuracy very much (i.e. hitting the rim accidentally because it is moving).

Condition

Purchased in 2016. I do notice that they are not perfectly straight. When you attach your drum it might be angled slightly from side to side (on the axis perpendicular to the rod). Best to use these with a clamp that can swivel perpendicular to the rod a bit to compensate, but will also work if you rotate the rod slightly to the right or left to find the point where the drum is level relative to you. May have been left in the car (outside) for long periods of time in very cold, very hot temperatures and very humid and very dry conditions. May have been left unattended at gig locations overnight. But again, they are pretty much unused.

Asking Price: $15.00 Canadian each. Will sell individually.

Original Price Paid (purchased in 2016): $25.98 Canadian each.

(1) Plastic Remo Practice Pad RT-0008-00. Unsure of materials. I think it has adjustable tension (screw driver needed- not drum key). Fairly loud for a practice pad, so not great if you are needing to practice quietly, but a good bounce to it. It is about 10” but playing surface is about 8” so I think this would be considered the 8” version. Has a rim section so has the option of practicing patterns with rim shots. Screws into the top of a cymbal stand (with the correct screw diameter- fairly standard though). Can also go on a snare stand but I think it would have to be a smaller diameter snare basket to tighten around it.

Condition

Not sure how old it is but I think it was probably purchased about 10 to 15 years ago. Has been used moderately and left in the car (outside) for long periods of time in very cold, very hot temperatures and very humid and very dry conditions and may have been over tightened. I cannot say what the condition of the head and bearing edges etc.. are in relation to all of this but it seems fine.

Asking Price: $20.00 Canadian

Original Price Paid (purchased about 10 to 15 years ago): Unsure but likely around $33.05 Canadian

Soundoff Drum Set Silencer (HQ Percussion Products) (18” Bass Drum Practice Pad) Unsure of materials. Not the best way to outfit your bass drum for quiet practice but fairly decent. Still has a bit of low end and still sounds enough like a bass drum for practice purposes. Foam pad with a hard practice pad in the center for the beater to hit. Attaches over your normal drum head with an elastic band, plastic hook and pad system (but one hook is missing- still works though). Not too difficult to attach but not super easy either.

Condition

Not sure how old it is but likely purchased about 10 to 15 years ago. Used but in good condition and more then usable. One attachment hook missing but it still works. Scuff mark on hard practice pad section.

Has been used moderately and may have been left in the car (outside) for long periods of time in very cold, very hot temperatures and very humid and very dry conditions.

Asking Price: $25 Canadian

Original Price Paid (not sure how old it is but likely purchased about 10 to 15 years ago): Unsure

Practice Pads For Cymbals and Hi Hats Unsure of materials. Sound dampeners for cymbals and hi hats. Not the best way to outfit your kit for quiet practicing but they do make them much quieter. The cymbals won’t feel or sound like cymbals but they’ll definitely be quieter. The pad that goes in between the 2 hi hats is probably the most effective one as it can still sound a bit like the closed hi hat chick sound when played with the pedal (depending on the size of the hi hats relative to the size of the pad). 3 pads- one for top hi hat cymbal, one to go in between the 2 hi hats (or could be used on a drum- although it has a small hole in the center for the hi hat rod) and one to be used on a ride or crash cymbal. The one for the top hi hat cymbal has one attachment hole and fits a 14″ cymbal but could possibly work okay on smaller sizes of hi hats and could work on a 14″ crash or ride. The one for the ride or crash has 2 attachment holes and would fit a 16″ and 18″. The one that goes in between the hi hats I think is designed for 14″ hi hats but is slightly under 14″. I think this is on purpose to allow the edges of the hi hats to still touch when closing. Unsure of brand and unsure if they were purchased as a package, through 2 purchases or individually. Will sell all 3 together or the 2 hi hat pads separately from the ride/crash pad.

Condition

Not sure how old they are but likely purchased about 10 to 15 years ago.Used moderately and in mediocre condition. They weren’t played on that much but I think because of age the material is starting to shed when you rub it (i.e falling apart). I’m not sure if impact will cause the problem to worsen or if it mostly just happens when rubbing the material. Should definitely be able to get some mileage out of them- just not sure how much.

May have been left in the car (outside) for long periods of time in very cold, very hot temperatures and very humid and very dry conditions.

Asking Prices:

Ride/Crash Pad and Both Hi Hat Pads $18 Canadian

Both Hi Hat Pads Only $12 Canadian

Ride/Crash Pad Only $6 Canadian

Original Price Paid (not sure how old they are but likely purchased about 10 to 15 years ago): Unsure

 

Remo Falam Slam Patches for Bass Drum (2) Unsure of materials. Will sell individually. Protective patches for bass drum heads. I believe they also have the affect of adding a bit more click/attack to the sound (and would dampen the head to some degree). More useful with hard beaters then with softer ones.

Condition

In general, I believe they are basically unused and in usable condition. I believe they likely came in bass drum head packages and were never used. There is a chance they have been placed on a drum head, used and put back on the sticker backing but I think this is unlikely. The writing looks more faded on one but I think that is just from age, not from actually being used. They are fairly old (i.e. maybe 5 to 10 years or more) and may been been stored in a bag with metal drum hardware that could have banged them around a bit. However, I believe they are fairly tough. After checking them out I am reasonably sure they are in usable condition.

May have been left in the car (outside) for long periods of time in very cold, very hot temperatures and very humid and very dry conditions. Not sure how this may affect their stickiness. But I am reasonably confident these are unused and in usable condition.

Asking Prices: $5.00 each (will sell individually)

Original Price Paid (not sure how old they are but likely purchased about 10 to 15 years ago): Unsure. May have come in bass drum head packages. I believe they come in some bass drum head packages (not sure if that means they come complimentary or if the cost is worked into the price) but they can also be purchased separately.

Gibraltar Mount Claws (2) Unsure of materials. Clamp to most drum rims. Comes with a Z rod that is threaded for a certain diameter microphone clip. For use with mounting microphones for drums but you can also put other types of L rods etc.. of the same diameter on them and mount percussion and accessories. Very versatile in terms of positioning. A bit heavy and space consuming for what they accomplish. It’s possible it can affect your drum tuning or resonance depending on how heavy the items are that you mount on them. They may bite down on the collar of the drum head under the rim. These clamps are in good working order but they may have become a mixture of 2 different but very similar Gibraltar clamps (one for microphone mounts and one for accessory mounting) since I’ve had them for a while and may have mixed and matched parts. It is possible that they originally came with a microphone shock mount adapter, microphone thread diameter adapter and possibly a third type of adapter (or these may all have been other types of adapters). Or it is possible that the version I have did not come with these adapters (which I think is most likely) and the version they are selling now (or a previous version they sold) came with these adapters. In any case, these ones will not come with those adapters. The ones I am selling come with a metal part that moves up and done the threaded part of the Z arm to tighten against the microphone clip thread (to make sure your microphone locks at a certain clock position (i.e. if you simply tighten your microphone down to the bottom of the thread it might end up at 4 o’clock when you need it at 12 o’clock etc..).

Condition

5 to 10 years old. Have been gigged hard but after checking them out I am reasonably sure they are in usable condition. They have been taken apart and put back together at some point so I can’t be 100% sure they have been put back together with the exact original parts they came with. However, I have taken good care to make sure they are working and that the parts I have used make sense and work. Have been stored in hardware cases with heavy gear and banged around. I know from experience with these types of clamps that the rubber like coating that goes over the clamp part will wear out over time (these ones still have the coating intact with some wear). If this coating wears out the clamps are still usable if you just put some gorilla tape over the claw part and monitor the tape for wear and tear to protect your drum rim. I do also recall that the spring that provides back tension for the tightening mechanism may have the potential to get caught in the apparatus which causes it to jam up when attaching, but I am not sure. In general, I am confident they are usable.

May have been left in the car (outside) for long periods of time in very cold, very hot temperatures and very humid and very dry conditions.

Asking Prices: $35.00 Canadian each (will sell individually)

Original Price Paid (not sure how old they are but likely purchased about 5 to 10 years ago): Unsure.

Practice Pad With Velcro Leg Strap Unsure of materials. Practice pad comes with a velcro leg strap (attached). Unsure of brand. There is a U shaped leg rest going North/South and one going East/West underneath which creates a rounded contour to go on top of your leg. Can’t guarantee it will fit everyone properly. The velcro strap is in good condition but it is somewhat crudely stapled to the side (I believe it came that way and that it is secure.). I would describe the velcro strength/hold as medium. It is bulkier then some of the new models on the market right now but still fairly portable. It is one of the quieter practice pads. Playing surface is just under 6.5 inches and circular. About 1cm below the playing surface there is also a hard section that sticks out about 1 cm which can be used for a 2nd sound but would be awkward to reach and not sure if it is really meant to be played on (would likely create a wood block type sound). Not sure if this can stay attached while walking around (i.e. sliding down your leg etc..) but it’s possible.

Condition

Used moderately and in very good condition. Purchased maybe 10 to 15 year ago but I don’t think it was played on much.

May have been left in the car (outside) for long periods of time in very cold, very hot temperatures and very humid and very dry conditions. Not sure what this may have done to the adhesive that keeps the pad and the backing together- but it seems very solid and in good working condition.

Original Price Paid: (unsure of year purchased) Unsure

Asking Price: I’m asking $25 for this, however in fairness I will let you know that they have some similar pads (some of which are smaller and some of which are about the same size) in approximately the $17, 25 and $35 range at Long and McQuades.