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Forum: Drums Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By tamadrm
Re: Seems like I haven't posted a drum photo in a while...

That is one beautiful snare drum,and steam bent bubinga.I't got to sound great.Thanks for sharing.

Steve B
Forum: Drums Yesterday, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Help me choose which thread to read about which kit to buy

Sure that's easy,on 8/12/2014,I recomended a Tama Imperialstar kit under the thread .."Help me find a good drum kit".I have also recommend Tama starclassics, Mapex Saturns and Mydentities,Gretsch...
Forum: Drums Yesterday, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Help me choose which thread to read about which kit to buy

No,actually,if you read any of my past posts,I have recomended several different brands.I also recomend buying with your ears,and actually playing what you but,before making a decision.Would you buy...
Forum: Drums Yesterday, 06:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,631
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Q Drum Co.

You didn't state that the kit you ordered was metal shells,till after,you spouted off about Keller shells,which are wood...correct?So now you somehow think if you disparage Tama drums that you'll...
Forum: Drums 08-18-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,631
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Q Drum Co.

Ahhh no.Custom is something made to individual specifications.Custom,is ONE of a kind.What you're getting is a few of thousands of shells they make,for some boutique builders ,hardware hangers and...
Forum: Drums 08-18-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,631
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Q Drum Co.

The argue and fight thing is on a different site.This is an internatinal drum forum,and when you post here,especially if it's incorrect info,you're going to get called on it.plain and simple.There's...
Forum: Drums 08-18-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Help me choose which thread to read about which kit to buy

Perfect example of bias^....He didn't try everything but went with Mapex(band wagoners,brand snobs)

The first thing you have to do is figure out your buget.Do you need cymbals and hardware...
Forum: Drums 08-18-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Help me to identify the age of this Ludwig LM400!

The best way to check current resale prices ,in your area,is to do a search on Ebay,for completed auctions,for supras with ludalloy(aluminum alloy,not brass or bronze) shells.That will tell you what...
Forum: Drums 08-18-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,631
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Q Drum Co.

Slow my roll?....I think it's just fine thanks.And yes,It's an opinion,but not a fact,but you're perfectly entitled to that ...opinion.And as indicated above by Keep it simple, someone in the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,954
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Wow, I just safely and completely unyellowed my WMP

What.......how damaged are they if you think they're worth nothing?A 65 Ludwig tom in decent condition,depending on the finish,can go from 150-450.,maybe even more.

Steve B
Forum: Drums 08-17-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Help me to identify the age of this Ludwig LM400!

Actually both 60's and very early 70's.were marked NYC Board of Education.Some have brass 60's keystone badges,some have the B/O badge from the early 70's.

Steve B
Forum: Drums 08-17-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Help me to identify the age of this Ludwig LM400!

The Ludwig supraphonic,and acrolite,have been in continuous production since 1963.The 6.5x14 limited addition acrolite ,has only been around for a little over a year.The term reproduction,normally...
Forum: Drums 08-17-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,631
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Q Drum Co.

Yeah....you did say Keller makes the best shells.There's your quote above ^.

Steve B
Forum: Drums 08-17-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,631
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Q Drum Co.

Keller makes good shalls but other companies make great shells as well,like Eames,C & C,Vaughncraft,Stone Custom,DW,Ludwig and a few others as well.Then there's stave,segmented amd steambent shells...
Forum: Drums 08-17-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Help me to identify the age of this Ludwig LM400!

Around late 83 to early 84, the latest.That was a transition badge Ludwig used,prior to moving to Monroe North Carolina,from Chicago.The serial numbers,Chicago keystone aluminum badge and black face...
Forum: Drums 08-16-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Wrong size tension rods?

DW rods won't fit .Your tension rods are 12-24.That's a size 12 machine screw,and 24 threads per inch.

Steve B
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 631
Posted By tamadrm
Re: A new project

That guitarist wouldn't have the initials KS would he?I loved Ambrosia since I saw them open for the Beach Boys in the 70's.Great band thad this guy is aa outstanding vocalist and guitar player.That...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Ringo should have performed at Candlestick Park not just Paul

While I'd like to see Ringo ,with Paul more often,both have their seperate lives,and projects.Playing together would also require rehersal time,and close proximity,which just not in the cards.Great...
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Gretsch bearing edges 60's and 70's

Gretsch ,went from a 3 ply to a 6 ply shell in their early 60's transition....not a 5 ply.Their shells were also made by Jasper,and no longer made in the Gretsch plant in Brooklyn.The 30 degree...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 595
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Holy Drum Hoarder Batman!

This is exactly what I was talking about.That is just way out of wack,unless it was a COB or a new old stock in the original box,possibly be worth 800.Just a little basic research will tell you what...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 595
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Holy Drum Hoarder Batman!

Man..those copper wrapped 70's Slingerlands are worth the drive alone.RK's supras,Shelbyville Slingerlands,vintage Tama superstars,and I'll wager ..a wood Dyna sonic in that pile........this is...
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By tamadrm
Re: If you could research any drummer...

That would be military drummers.Thet played certain rudements to help field commanders communicate with their troops over long distances..,so they knew when to charge,double time,retreat ect.
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Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,125
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Strange woman found lurking in the workshop ;)

Two things come to mind Andy....holy daylight Batman,and...... mind the gap.:) I'm sure you did the best you could,but that edge was too far gone.But it's a great excuse to buy a new snare...
Forum: Drums 08-13-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 898
Posted By tamadrm
Re: Mid/high level kits.

Just a point or two of information .Tama hasn't made Rockstars for quite some tome now,and Swingstars have been phased out for a few years as well.,and replaced with Silverstars All starclassic bass...
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,175
Posted By tamadrm
Re: So and so is a good drummer, but...

^ This.You have to know when to stay out of the way,and just let it breathe.There's space between the notes also.I saw a vid of Jeff Becks band with Vinny on drums,and Beth Hart was on vocs.She's a...
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