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Old 04-08-2020, 11:24 PM
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Default Looking For Info On ROXY Kit

This Roxy was in rough shape when I got it but it cleaned up nicely. Anyone know about the heart shaped hardware? The shells seem to be 3ply birch. The wrap is in great shape, vivid color and nice sparkle. Bass 13x20-ish with wooden hoops, 13x5 snare, 8x10 concert tom. I modified a few things: I replaced all the original slotted screw driver tension rods with standard square head. And I replaced the original snare throw (broken) with a Ludwig throw.

It had the original resonate calf skin bass drum head with the logo missing. I've since added a new logo decal. The bass is metric under 20'' so I had a custom goat skin head made for the batter side.

Any info would be appreciated as well as a guess what this might be worth. Thanks!!
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Old 04-09-2020, 08:06 PM
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Default Re: Looking For Info On ROXY Kit

Roxy drums were made by german Tromsa factory.
Skins logo was RKB - also by Tromsa
Mounts, brackets and holders for Tromsa were made by Rimmel also as for other numerous german drum companies.
Many different info you can find on this forum pages.

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Old 04-10-2020, 10:10 AM
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This Roxy was in rough shape when I got it but it cleaned up nicely. Anyone know about the heart shaped hardware? The shells seem to be 3ply birch. The wrap is in great shape, vivid color and nice sparkle. Bass 13x20-ish with wooden hoops, 13x5 snare, 8x10 concert tom. I modified a few things: I replaced all the original slotted screw driver tension rods with standard square head. And I replaced the original snare throw (broken) with a Ludwig throw.

It had the original resonate calf skin bass drum head with the logo missing. I've since added a new logo decal. The bass is metric under 20'' so I had a custom goat skin head made for the batter side.

Any info would be appreciated as well as a guess what this might be worth. Thanks!!
You killed it's value when you ..."modified" it.

If you had to drill for the Ludwig throw, you can't get that value back.
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Old 04-10-2020, 05:39 PM
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Well, sometimes you have no choice but to mod. After 50 years, you're bound to have broken or missing pieces with these kinda kits. Good news is, the snare sounds great! The kit is actually well built for what seems to be a budget line student model. The snare muffler has a great design and build I haven't seen before and looks to be a cast metal. We'll see how it does on Craigslist!
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Old 04-11-2020, 08:53 PM
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Well, sometimes you have no choice but to mod. After 50 years, you're bound to have broken or missing pieces with these kinda kits. Good news is, the snare sounds great! The kit is actually well built for what seems to be a budget line student model. The snare muffler has a great design and build I haven't seen before and looks to be a cast metal. We'll see how it does on Craigslist!
Ya I knew that stuff, I was addressing the Q about value, The graigslist people will low ball because of it. Roxy had some interesting throw's, do you still have the throw ?

Does that barrel nut go into the side of the damper arm or is it not part of it ? Barrel nuts usually come threw a cupped flat and pull in or let out.
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Old 04-13-2020, 08:25 AM
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See pics. Handle missing and no visible threads. Seems like a cool design tho.
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Old 04-13-2020, 12:36 PM
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Roxy incorporates that style lever in a bunch of their throws, but they will be different. You would probably have to have that made.
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Old 04-28-2020, 09:00 PM
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Hello surfcollector
I remember when you got those drums
you did an awesome job with them Congrats
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Old 04-28-2020, 11:08 PM
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Back in the early 90s, there was an old music store in my hometown that still had NOS Roxy kits stacked up in their back room, still in the boxes. Whole kits from the 60s, still brand new. I bought one snare drum ($70!) because I was young and poor and didn't know better (I thought old 60s drums were lame). A few years later the owner died, and some local drummer went in and bought the entire lot for a ridiculous price (like $500 or something). There were probably 4 kits and a half dozen snares. I think he blew them out in the early days of eBay.

The Roxy snare I had was a neat drum. It was a red & black oyster wrap with offset lugs and came with a plastic drum key. I sold it many years ago but it was a cool drum.
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