The making of Neil Peart's R30 kit...

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Post Mon May 07, 2007 2:42 pm

Hey,

I was just browsing the DW site and came across this vid:

http://dwdrums.com/videos/default.asp?v ... ilPeartR30

Sorry if it's a repost.

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Post Mon May 07, 2007 8:16 pm

thats really cool. i dont like the finish that much, but its an amazing kit. wonder how much a replica kit would cost lol.
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Post Mon May 07, 2007 8:30 pm

That was fantastic! Thanks for the link......
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Post Tue May 08, 2007 2:35 am

MasterShake89 wrote:thats really cool. i dont like the finish that much, but its an amazing kit. wonder how much a replica kit would cost lol.

about $20k
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Post Tue May 08, 2007 8:09 am

is this the kit that guitar center was selling like 20 of?
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Post Tue May 08, 2007 8:55 am

It's $30k.

You'd have to be a SERIOUS Neil Peart fan to drop that kind of money on a kit.
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Post Tue May 08, 2007 10:59 am

huh, I'd never seen that video before - very cool! Thanks for posting

the price was a little steep at first, esp considering it's only half his kit really...
but I've heard the GCs came off the $30 asking price recently.
Not sure if they have many left- maybe that prompted them to lower the price.
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Post Tue May 08, 2007 5:11 pm

thats nifty. i wish they'd let me in their factory and just tell me i can make whatever i want. that would be AWESOME!!!
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Post Wed May 09, 2007 5:39 pm

Very interesting - that was pretty much what I saw when I was there - not Neil's kit being built, but the assembly process.
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Post Sun May 27, 2007 11:20 am

that has to be one of the coolest drum sets i have seen :lol: :(
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Post Sun May 27, 2007 1:36 pm

The GC set is a scaled down kit if you start counting drums and it also leaves out the electionics he uses for 30K I could build exact replica and have about 10K left over. DW and GC just really screw people sometimes. It really just makes me sick.
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Post Mon May 28, 2007 11:35 pm

so how much did Neil pay if anything?
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Post Tue May 29, 2007 5:12 am

TLT1 wrote:so how much did Neil pay if anything?

i'm guessing nothing... lucky b*** - i'm sure dw drums wouldn't mind giving him the kit if it enhances publicity for their name!

well i guess the guy deserves a kit like that though. 8)


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Post Wed May 30, 2007 12:19 pm

TLT1 wrote:so how much did Neil pay if anything?


Not sure how much he paid for them, but the full kit cost around $70,000 from what Lorne (his drum tech) was telling me when I met the guy.