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Cogs Custom Drums Trade-in Program

If you have a used snare drum, drum set or vintage drum that you want to trade-in for credit on a new Cogs Custom Drum, please let us know! Our trade-in program will work for you!

Trade-in Condition


  • Mint - Brand New Condition. No Wear. No damage. Mechanically functional.
  • Excellent - Almost brand new. No damage or wear. Mechanically functional.
  • Good - Light wear. No Scratches. No Damage. Mechanically functional.
  • Fair - Fair wear, light scratches, no damage and mechanically functional. Almost dumpster worthy.

Trade-in Value & Determination


  • The value of the drums or cymbals is based on brand, condition, sizes and desirability.
  • Customer Trade-in's to only be applied to Cogs Custom Drums quotes on new make to order or custom product.
  • ”The List”. Please see our approved list below of items we are accepting for trade-in.

Snare Drums


Gretsch:

  • Vintage Round Badge
  • 1980s - Present USA Custom Snares
  • Gretsch/Gladstone Snares

Ludwig:

  • Black Beauty Modern
  • Vintage Black Beauty Snares (1920s/1930s/1970s)
  • Modern Ludwig Snares (1980s-present): Supraphonic, Brass, Bronze, Copper, Coliseum
  • Acrolite
  • Jazzfest

Tama:

  • 1980s Superstar Snares
  • 1980s Mastercraft Snares (Chrome over Brass, Bell Brass, Carbon Fiber, Rosewood)
  • Starclassic Snares (Made in Japan)
  • Starclassic Copper Snares
  • Starclassic G Maple Snare
  • Omnitune Snares
  • Star Snares
  • 1990s Bell Brass Snare Hoops
  • 1990s Bell Brass Snares
  • 40th Anniversary Re-issue Bell Brass, Rosewood, Cherry Stain Snares

Slingerland:

  • Vintage snares: 1920's - 1940's
  • Vintage Radio King kits and snares
  • Slingerland (Black Beauty)

Rogers:

  • Vintage Snares: 1960s
  • Vintage Dynasonic Snares: Wood and Chrome over Brass

Yamaha:

  • Recording Custom Snare
  • Maple Custom Snare
  • Maple Custom Absolute Snares
  • Maple Custom Nouveau Snare
  • Phoenix Snare
  • Brass Snares
  • Anniversary Snares

Trixon:

  • Vintage Snares

Camco:

  • All

DW:

  • Collector Series

Pearl:

  • Masterwork Snares
  • Reference Snares

Sonor:

  • Vintage Snares
  • Prolite Snares
  • Delite Snares
  • Hilite Snares
  • Signature Series Snares: All years (wood and metal/bronze)
  • Artist Series Snares
  • SQ1/SQ2 Snares

Joyfull Noise

Craviotto (All)

Noble & Cooley (All)

Brady

Paiste: Ocheltree Spirit of 2002, Tree Bronze

Vintage Noble & Cooley/Zildjian Snares

Drum Sets


Gretsch:

  • Vintage Round Badge
  • Any 1960's Mix & Match
  • 1980's - Present USA Custom Kits
  • Cocktail Drums

Ludwig:

  • Any 1920 - 1970s Kits
  • Any 1960's Mix & Match
  • Classic Maple (Modern)

Tama:

  • 1980's SuperStar

Yamaha:

  • Recording Custom Kit
  • Maple Custom Kit
  • Maple Custom Absolute Kit
  • Maple Custom Nouveau Kit

DW:

  • Collector Series

Camco:

  • All

Rogers:

  • Vintage Kits

Pearl:

  • Mastercraft
  • Reference

Sonor:

  • Vintage kits
  • Prolite kits
  • Delite kits
  • Hilite kits
  • SQ1/SQ2 kits

Trixon:

  • Vintage Kits

Craviotto

Noble & Cooley

Brady

SJC

C&C

Cymbals/Hardware


Zildjian:

  • A Zildjian
  • K Zildjian
  • A Custom
  • K Constantinople
  • Kerope
  • K Sweet and K Cluster series
  • Gongs
  • Vintage A and K
  • Vintage Istanbul K

Paiste:

  • Vintage 2002 black and red label
  • Giant Beat
  • Vintage Blue Label
  • Vintage pre-serial Formula 602
  • Modern 2002 and 602
  • Gongs

Sabian:

  • AA
  • AAX
  • HHX
  • Evolution
  • Artisan

UFIP:

  • Vintage Cymbals and Gongs

Hardware

DW 5000/9000

  • Single Foot Pedal
  • Double Foot Pedal
  • Hi-Hat Stand
  • Snare & Cymbal Stand

*"The List" is subject to change or be revised at any time.