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Old 07-17-2017, 10:07 AM
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Default Re: Star made drums with plastic hoops???

Hello Ralf
Thank You for the reply
and the definative info on Star's use of the plastic bass drum hoops
the catalog page you posted showed it all
I would agree also that the production of these early plastic hoops by Star
were very likely the forerunners to the Accu-tune hoops used later by Tama
I never have liked the Accu-tune hoops based completely on appearance
I could not speak as to their avantage in keeping better tension on the head
They just do not look good to me
I feel the same about the black powder coated Star-cast mounts
I like the design as to resonance,
but I think the black takes away from the beauty of the kit over-all
I am not sure if chrome was an option as I have only seen the black
If Tama gave no option for chrome, then personally I feel they should have
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