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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-23-2015, 01:19 PM
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Posted By louse
Re: Tama King Beat Steel Snares - Consistent?

every mastercraft and kingbeat I have ever owned has sounded great ( loud to me ) the extended keys are fairly key to the sound. I think they are pretty consistent. I would primarily worry about...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-08-2015, 12:56 PM
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Views: 1,248
Posted By louse
Re: Tama Imperialstar King Beat parts

join the tama forum and message a member named pontiyak........he has lots king beat stuff. located in Canada and he is my go to guy for vintage tama stuff.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-24-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,330
Posted By louse
Re: 1980 Tama Superstar 9800 series Super Sunburst Finish

plus one on finding a Mastercraft snare to match. The colour is not all that common and you rarely see it come up. I would think that you could ask 40 percent premium in comparison to a say a cherry...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-23-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By louse
Re: Holiday and Dynasonic, sanity check

True this however it dose not mean the wrap in not original. On occasion I have removed the badges to properly polish the whole shell.
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-14-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By louse
Re: Tama Imperialstar Help

yup the shells are not made out of a wood that you would want to try and stain. rewrapping is a good option as the y are actually good sounding drums.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-03-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By louse
Re: Tama Superstar

the vintage or sought after superstars will have the T badge..... and had a urethane finish. the picture of the badge you posted is the newer made in china shell.
link to the 2003 catalogue...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-01-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,596
Posted By louse
Re: Tama - Star "Imperialstar” snare drum.

The drum originally had die cast hoops. i have the same drum....... very cool snare...... think loud!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-23-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,130
Posted By louse
Re: Tama snare... my first

Nice snare for sure! the quality tama was putting out during this time period was top notch. Anytime i can pinch a artstar from the 80s or early nineties i jump. congrats you will enjoy for sure
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-12-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,334
Posted By louse
Re: Very clean CL Rogers '60s Holiday 3K!

original skins still intact...... i do not think he is reaching.... looks pretty solid and complete to me
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-11-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,985
Posted By louse
Re: Another Rogers set saved

nice kit i have a jet black holiday kit too..... love rogers drums. that is a nice find for sure!!!
not trying to steal your thunder but I am gonna post pic of mine
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-08-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By louse
Re: Need help tama artstar

this should be in the non USA section. regardless those lugs and badge are late 80's early 90's
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-05-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,451
Posted By louse
Re: Tama power metal snare drum info

i have a 8 in power metal brass too excellent drum. If it is in really good shape you could expect 350 to 400 ish. Note there is a coating on that drum so if you polish it you need to reseal it with...
Forum: Vintage Drums 06-05-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,270
Posted By louse
Re: Source for Rogers parts
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-26-2013, 02:21 AM
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Views: 1,149
Posted By louse
Re: Premier Royal Ace 4" in Mahogany Duroplastic

therte is a dude from the uk that absolutley hoards this finish has something like 10 snares and four kits in this finish.... willing to bet he pinched it
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-21-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,897
Posted By louse
Re: Tama Royalstar concert tom set

that is a mastercraft snare in the mix... deadly snares !
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-30-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,577
Posted By louse
Re: Tama Imperialstar Mastercraft snare

nice drum! you can find donor mufflers on royalstar and some imperial star tome. they are called one touch mufflers.
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-16-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,003
Posted By louse
Re: 1972 Rogers

possibly you can make a adapter plate so you can cover the new holes and use original hardware. thats a nice kit i have one in the same wrap. 13, 15, rack
toms, 14, 16,18, floor toms and a 24 kick...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-03-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 994
Posted By louse
Re: Anyone Know What This Snare Is?

i suspect it is a tama rockstar, worth about 50 bux. usually tama drums have two sets of either 3 or 4 lines. the four lines are on lots of the gooders..... the ''seamless'' shells. the only snares I...
Forum: Vintage Drums 02-03-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,998
Posted By louse
Re: Im psyching over this Psychedelic red mistery!!!...Help!

i love the colour! so what did you have to give for them?
Forum: Vintage Drums 01-27-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,091
Posted By louse
Re: Slingerland Shell I.d.

here is a pic of the inside of one of my maple shelled slings for comparison
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 01-27-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By louse
tama BEAM 6.5 and 3.25 twins

picked these up in the past week. they make quite the duo
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-31-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,985
Posted By louse
Re: It's the "show off your Rogers drums" thread!

couple more pics. 6.5 power tone, rescued super 10, and another pic of my fuller tons
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-31-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,985
Posted By louse
Re: It's the "show off your Rogers drums" thread!

i will play! mine are a 500 $ craigslist special not minty.... but very nice sounding and the pride of my vintage gear. happy new year all!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-28-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,486
Posted By louse
Re: Hello and a vintage Star kit

nice kit! nother b.c. guy here! welcome to the forum
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 12-23-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,167
Posted By louse
Re: Tama Imperialstar King Beat snare

i got one like the one in the OP. I had to replace the muffler with a tama roystar for the time being. i lucked out and the local music store had a set of the pure sound wires kicking around. i...
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