Yes, the Tama LTD Ed Starphonic steel is a killer drum. On a recent session the engineer said "That's the best snare I've ever recorded!".
On the subject of LTD Tama's, here is one of fifty Starclassic bubinga koa's. Seen above at work with the Masterworks.
Ludwig Black Beauty. (While all other Luddies get put away in storage, the BB remains ready)
Onurhan 17" crash. This cymbal is dark yet powerful. It also responds to gentle touches. Fantastic cymbal!