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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-03-2022, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Ralf
Re: any idea what Make are these MIJ Drums ??

Hi there,

Here's a good source for many manufacturers:
http://www.drumarchive.com/

and a reference for all Tama and Star's:
https://www.tama.com/usa/support/catalogs/

Ralf
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-12-2022, 07:40 PM
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Posted By Ralf
Re: any idea what Make are these MIJ Drums ??

Hi Mark,

Apologise: I was wrong. In the meantime I found on my own web site some photos of a very early Star kit
(... I' getting older - sorry ...):...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 02-12-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Ralf
Re: any idea what Make are these MIJ Drums ??

Hello,

THE FOLLOWING WORDING IS NOT CORRECT ANY MORE - SORRY:
..... I'm afraid I must disappoint you all. At first sight, it really looked like a Star made kit.
..... But there are some...
Forum: For Sale 02-01-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Ralf
Re: Rare Arai badge, MIJ

Sold.
Thanks.
Forum: For Sale 01-23-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By Ralf
Re: Rare Arai badge, MIJ

Hi Rod,

You may contact me via my Star web site's email, please:
contact (at) star-drums (dot) de

Ralf
Forum: For Sale 01-23-2022, 03:51 AM
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Posted By Ralf
Rare Arai badge, MIJ

Sold, thanks.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-14-2021, 11:18 AM
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Views: 1,945
Posted By Ralf
Re: who made these Bollero drums ?

+1
Although I have to admit, that the bass drum lugs really look equal to Star made ones, the killer argument is the tom holder bracket at the rack tom. You'll never see such a rhombic shape of a...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-15-2021, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By Ralf
Re: 3-D printing for knobs?

Hello,

Not my personal experience, but:
For a Star KingBeat snare drum there exists a file, making it able to print an exact replica of an original plastic part (which sometimes is broken over...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-11-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By Ralf
Re: Eugene Geisler/ Slingerland snare drum: replica tension screw parts

Danke, Green Glass Drum!

To settle the story:
Attached please find a photo with the added 'new' lug and screw (marked). The owner is more than happy to have a complete EG snare drum again.
...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-09-2021, 04:07 AM
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Views: 1,376
Posted By Ralf
Re: Eugene Geisler/ Slingerland snare drum: replica tension screw parts

Hi there,

Thanks for your comments, appreciated!
Finally, I've settled the project. Attached: The last photo showing the parts from different angles.

Cheers,
Ralf
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 08-06-2021, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Ralf
Re: Eugene Geisler/ Slingerland snare drum: replica tension screw parts

Hello again,

Next steps done this week.

1st photo:
Started with the hexagonal head of the tension screw, then lowered the diameter of the 5 mm washer (they usually have a much bigger outer...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 07-31-2021, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Ralf
Eugene Geisler/ Slingerland snare drum: replica tension screw parts

Hello,

A mate has one of the extremely rare (and beautiful) Eugene Geisler/ Slingerland snare drums with Aluminium shell. As only one of the tension screws (and it's counter part for the hoop) was...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-19-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,634
Posted By Ralf
Re: Latest Star (Royal Star) drum shells: also early Tama drums?

Thanks - I know these details from the DFO - and that was not my question.
I am trying to find out WHO manufactured these extraordinary drum shells ... :)
As I have my doubts that Star tried it -...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-17-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,634
Posted By Ralf
Re: Latest Star (Royal Star) drum shells: also early Tama drums?

Hello,

I like to pick up this matter once again. From another forum I know, that my Star shells are a mix of Birch and Lauan shells.
And besides some of the early Tama's 'Perfect Percussion' drum...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-11-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Ralf
Re: Are these Tama Imperialstar concert toms?

Hello,

And that how it looks like, when mounted.
I've added a thin kind of: silver glitter foil, before.

Cheers,
Ralf
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-08-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Ralf
Re: Are these Tama Imperialstar concert toms?

Hello,

Here are the replica badges. Copy of the photo (thanks to grantro!) onto an adhesive foil, badge tags made out of thin Aluminium sheet. It's without imprinting, just flat, but I'm satisfied...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-24-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Ralf
Re: Are these Tama Imperialstar concert toms?

Done ;-)
Thank you in advance!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-24-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Ralf
Re: Are these Tama Imperialstar concert toms?

I've just added the information: it's for the two concert toms. And I don't think that it makes sense to import them from USA, as the two drums are already non-originally modified (new natural wood...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-24-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Ralf
Re: Are these Tama Imperialstar concert toms?

Just one photo, taken from directly above, and without light reflections, if possible.
I'll make two copies, for the concert toms (see first posting).
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-24-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Ralf
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-24-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Ralf
Re: Are these Tama Imperialstar concert toms?

Hello,

Thank you. I'm afraid, not.
Do you have another one without reflections and laying flat on the floor?

Ralf
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-24-2021, 03:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Ralf
Re: Are these Tama Imperialstar concert toms?

This one, to keep it close to genuine. ;)

Ralf
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-23-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Ralf
Re: Are these Tama Imperialstar concert toms?

Does someone happen to have a photo of that Tama Imperialstar badge (in a high resolution) for me?

Thanks,
Ralf
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 04-22-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By Ralf
Cleaning of an old Multi Clamp (Tama MC6)

Hello,

I recently bought two old Tama multi clamps, obviously the MC6, which they produced from 1980 on. I assume that it's either cast or made of Aluminium?
First trials of polishing with...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-15-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,036
Posted By Ralf
Re: Are these Tama Imperialstar concert toms?

Thanks for your input, appreciated.
So I can feel free to use whatever I want as a re-wrap.:)


So it was not unusual that the hoops were different (Sticksafer-style/ 'normal' triple flanged)?...
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