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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-27-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Ralf
Re: Star Drums

Here's a DIY instruction:
http://www.star-drums.de/html/-_bass_drum_decals.html

Concerning replica Star badges: please contact me via email:
contact (at) star-drums (dot) de

ST Drums...
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 06-10-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,292
Posted By Ralf
Re: Late 60's Early 70's Star in Blue Ripple

Hello,

Your restoration turned out great!

Cheers - Ralf

NB: email sent
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-30-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Ralf
Re: REMO Skyntone drumheads vs RTOM moongel pads

I'm afraid this just solves half of the problem. The shown effect is a combination of colour AND oil ingredients of the moongel pad.
I could learn from REMO and RTOM, whom I both contacted in this...
Forum: Vintage Drums 03-29-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Ralf
REMO Skyntone drumheads vs RTOM moongel pads

Hello,

I just wanted to share an experience I have made with the above mentioned combination:

After adding the pad, a few days later the shown effect arised. It's like something of the moongel...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-29-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 604
Posted By Ralf
Who can sell me three 'Royal Star' badges in round/silver?

Edit 2019-06-10: Job settled - I found three of the badges in the meantime !



Hello,

As my WTB posting hasn't brought me a result, I'd like to ask you guys here once again: has anyone three...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-15-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By Ralf
Re: Tromsa vox drums

Hello,

Acc. to my best knowledge there is no connection between Tromsa and Vox - but between Trixon and Vox.
Here's a link to a Trixon website:
http://www.trixondrums.de/trixon/trixon.htm

It...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 03-01-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By Ralf
Re: Royal Star badges (three) in round/ silver

Update 2019-06-10: I finally found three badges in the meantime.


Update 2019/03/01:

Almost 350 views - but really noone out there to sell it to me??
Forum: DRUM IMAGE GALLERY 02-04-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,589
Posted By Ralf
Re: Vintage Ludwig 20s/30s?

That would have been my question about it.
The painting is beautiful and really a matching eyecatcher. Congrats on this little 'kit'.

Ralf
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-26-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By Ralf
Re: Royal Star badges (three) in round/ silver

Update 2019/01/26:
still looking for three Royal Star badges ...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-08-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By Ralf
Re: Royal Star badges (three) in round/ silver

Hi Sean,

Thank you.
I've just sent you an email.

Cheers, Ralf
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-06-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By Ralf
Royal Star badges (three) in round/ silver

Hello,

For my latest Star drum kit I'm in search of three 'Royal Star' badges, as the bass drum only has one until now. I need them for the two rack toms and the floor tom.

Copy of the required...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-26-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 993
Posted By Ralf
Re: Japanese Tension Rods

Hello,

I also assume that the ebay offer shows Star tension screws. These screws have tiny differences to other screws: the 'ring' below the square head is thicker and has no rounded edges and the...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-09-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By Ralf
Re: Star Snare throw off issues

Hello Erik,

Is there a spring on the center of the adjustment knob in place?
Should be there within the casing. If not, it's missing.
Please note my attachment (but my pic shows a replacement...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-09-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,888
Posted By Ralf
Re: Star Drum Experts Help Please

Hello,

Here you can find one (it's not the only one - but some of the 'better' Star kits used to have that):
http://www.tamadrum.co.jp/anniversary/expansion.php?cat_id=8&now=3
;)


That's...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-01-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By Ralf
Re: Star Badge - What Era?

Hello,

Almost everything is already said here. You guys are experts for Star as well! ;-)
I like to add that I didn't put this special badge to my website section of Star badges,
as I'm sure,...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-11-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,189
Posted By Ralf
Re: Old Star brand snare

Your's is the 'Professional model no. 8256' (in case of with 8 lugs) from the early 70s.

You can find your snare in this catalogue, on the left side:...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-24-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 20,832
Posted By Ralf
Re: STAR drums and it's turn to TAMA in 1974

Hello,

Most probably not earlier than 1970 until the switch to Tama in 1974.

Cheers, Ralf
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-23-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 20,832
Posted By Ralf
Re: STAR drums and it's turn to TAMA in 1974

Yes, that kind of wood (called Luan or Lauan) was often used at those drums.
In general the first kits from Star (I don't know much about Pearl/ Yamaha etc. of that time) were not dedicated to be...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-15-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By Ralf
Re: STAR Badges, Anyone?

Hello OldSchool,

[ If you like, send me an email, please, and let's talk about it. ]

Email just sent.

Cheers, Ralf
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 06-13-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,507
Posted By Ralf
Re: Clear Sound "Made in Japan".

Hello,

Just to point out at this old starter's post:
That 'Clear Sound' kit was NOT made by Star.
Lugs are too slim (the ones from Star are equal, but a little bit more wide).
Tom holder unit...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-14-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 882
Posted By Ralf
Re: Help identify vintage drum without badges

Hello,


No, Sir - sorry to contradict. These drums were never made in the 70s/ 80s. As member teverson-sr said: maybe 90s, but not earlier.
If you study catalogues of any supplier in the 70s or...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-11-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,165
Posted By Ralf
Re: Star/Tama Transition

Hello,

There's no difference between a Royal and an Imperial Star King Beat snare drum.
Just the badge. I have each one of those. Guess it was the time, when the direction where to go to, was...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-10-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,165
Posted By Ralf
Re: Star/Tama Transition

Hello,

Thanks to all guys' posts refering to my website - appreciated greatly!
All in the meantime given information are correct.



These notes nail it.
Addition: the very late "Star" drums...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-02-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,893
Posted By Ralf
Re: This is the Display Your Australian Made Drums Thread

Hello,

I'm not from down under but some time ago I stumbled across this Youtube video where you can see a Drouyn kit (logo can be seen at 2:12):
The Easybeats - Friday On My Mind - YouTube
...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-22-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,118
Posted By Ralf
Re: Tama shells

Hello,

I have asked a similar question some time ago:
http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/showthread.php?t=45695&highlight=rerings

What I/ we know is that Star's very latest series was called...
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