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Old 11-12-2018, 10:20 AM
OldSchool OldSchool is offline
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Default Tko "pro" percussion

I've never seen or heard of TKO "PRO" Percussion kits. Does anyone have any information on them? I'm assuming that, like all other TKO kits I've seen or heard about, it's nothing more than an entry level beginner's kit for "beater" purposes. Am I correct? Thanks in advance for your time and your help.
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Old 11-12-2018, 11:02 AM
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Default Re: Tko "pro" percussion

I would say you are correct. At least this one has a nice wrap and wood bass hoops. Also looks like heavier hardware as well.
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Old 11-13-2018, 06:01 PM
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The brand name "TKO" is derived from the boxing term "Technical Knock-Out"! True! That kit is the best looking one I've ever seen! Taiwanese manufactured if memory serves.
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Old 11-16-2018, 03:01 PM
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My one and only experience with TKO badged drums
was a 5 pc kit with solid red wrap and the generic Pearl lugs
The bass was 22" w six lugs the floor tom 16" w 5 lugs and the 12" and 13" w 4 lugs
the chrome snare had six lugs

I must say this subject kit above seems worlds apart from those
there was no "Pro" on the kit I found and rightfully so
the drums here, look like a pretty darned nice drum kit …. Good Luck with them

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Old 11-18-2018, 09:26 AM
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That one almost looks like they were trying to go for the DW look. I also noticed the 10 lugs a side bass drum, which for TKO they usually had 8 lugs for a 22"
The TKO's I remember from the early 90s were carried by my local drum shop at the time, and they were total crap. That one there looks to be nicely upgraded for sure

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