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Old 09-12-2008, 11:16 PM
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I recently found on eBay a Tamburo Original stave snare which will perfectly complement my Tamburo Original maple set (see the last picture: this was a minimum set up - with a 6.5" x 14" snare - to jam a little bit with friends).

The snare is only 4.25" deep (by 14"), but has an incredible body and is extremely sensitive and powerful. I could not really check its sound at different tunings (for different reasons I currently can't play very much), but I can say that it is a quite incredible drum (like all Tamburo Original drums). Tuned high, it has killer rimshots.

As you can see, the shell is extremely thin with reinforcing rings. The inside of the shell is rounded only near the edges, which creates a kind of diamond design. The seller said the hoops are brass, but I am not really sure they are. The strainer is similar to the one found on Pearl snares at the beginning of the nineties: it is not very nice, but it works correctly (it is the same mounted on the 6.5" snare shown on the last picture).

In my opinion the lugs deserve a particular mention: in fact, I personally find that those old Tamburo Original lugs are extremely classy.

I can post more pictures in case some of you are interested. As soon as possible I will post the entire set with both snares.
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Old 09-12-2008, 11:36 PM
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Wow, what a beautiful snare. The inside looks cooler than the outside! Elegant hardware.

Your whole set looks fantastic. Yes, please post more pictures.
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Old 09-12-2008, 11:38 PM
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Welcome to the Tamburo Owners' Club - fortunately for you, your kit is much higher-end than mine, but they do make a fantastic drum, don't they?
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Old 09-12-2008, 11:51 PM
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Extremely beautiful and high-end work!
In the beginning I didn`t really know that Tamburo makes drums at such a high quality standard and even creates masterpieces of stave drums.

The hoops should be flanged steal hoops with a brass electroplating kind of thing.

Can you maybe give us the specs of your kit and eventually some more pics? That would be so nice. :-)

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Old 09-12-2008, 11:55 PM
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Tamburo are known for their stave kits. They really are a thing of beauty. Only recently did they enter the ply market and even then, the cheaper ply kits sound great - I've owned one for three years now.
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Tamburo are known for their stave kits. They really are a thing of beauty. Only recently did they enter the ply market and even then, the cheaper ply kits sound great - I've owned one for three years now.
Cool!
My neighbour recently started drumming and got himself a Tamburo T5 kit.
When I got the chance to set it up and tune it for/with him I could not believe that it is considered a beginner kit. Great price and even greater sound. The bearing edges were cut very precisely and all the hardware parts occur stable and well processed.

Seems like very reliable gear!

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Old 09-13-2008, 12:19 AM
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Extremely beautiful and high-end work!
In the beginning I didn`t really know that Tamburo makes drums at such a high quality standard and even creates masterpieces of stave drums.

The hoops should be flanged steal hoops with a brass electroplating kind of thing.

Can you maybe give us the specs of your kit and eventually some more pics? That would be so nice. :-)

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Tamburo started their activity as stave drums builders in 1984. For at least ten years they were almost known only for their Original model.

The Original set you see in the picture was built in 1991 by Tullio Granatello (Tamburo's founder) based on my whishes and on his experience both as a drum builder and a drummer (Tullio was the drummer of a very interesting Italian prog band called Jumbo).

The set (all maple shells, all coming from the same tree) is as follows: 6.5x14 snare, 8x8, 8x10, 8x12, 13x13, 14x14 toms (floor toms suspended), 16x18 bass drum. Actually, it looks a little like Steve Smith's current set, but mine was designed and built in 1991, Steve's one only recently! (Mediocrefunkybeat: thank you for welcoming me in the Tamburo Owners' Club 17 years after I bought my first Tamburo set! Just kidding, I appreciate!)

Despite the old Yamaha tom holders (at that time suspension mounts were not common at all), the set has an incredible power and a very focused sound (which not everybody likes). The snare drum is a real bijoux (I mean the 6.5"): by far one of the most impressive snares I tried (and during the last thirty years I tried quite a lot of snares).

Sadly, I can't post other pictures of this set because it is stored at a friend's place (due to my job I almost had to give up playing for a while). Maybe, in a couple of weeks I will be able to post pictures of my other Tamburo Original set (a walnut set also built at the beginning of the nineties), which is stored a little closer to where I currently live.
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Old 09-13-2008, 02:04 PM
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I too had no idea tamburo made such nice drums, they do look great. Congrats on the find.
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Old 09-13-2008, 03:55 PM
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I too had no idea tamburo made such nice drums, they do look great. Congrats on the find.
Thank you!

It was totally unexpected to find a Tamburo Original in the USA! Actually, Tullio Granatello once told me that quite a lot of American top drummers own Tamburo drums (in particular old Original snares), but obviously they cannot show them due to endorsement contracts. I also remember I saw a picture of Vinnie Colaiuta playing a white Yamaha 9000 but with an unmistakable Tamburo Original snare.

Tamburo had to radically change their business policy at he end of the nineties (the brand was sold to Proel), but I played several new kits (not stave) and I found them absolutely fantastic (and they are much cheaper than most Japanese and American sets). In my opinion ,Tamburo drums are underrated, and the old Original are among the most impressive drumsets ever built worldwide.
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I go to Italy a few times a year, anybody know where I can see them when I am there?

I am usually in Rome but sometimes I go to Milan.
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Old 09-13-2008, 08:44 PM
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I go to Italy a few times a year, anybody know where I can see them when I am there?

I am usually in Rome but sometimes I go to Milan.
First of all here is the link to the Tamburo website: http://www.tamburodrums.com/tamburodrums/en/index.jsp

In Italy Tamburo drums are quite common and the new models (mainly ply shells) can be found more or less in all major music stores. Tamburo Original sets are almost impossible to find in stores (as far as I know they are built only on specific order). With a little bit of chance you can find the other stave model, i.e. the Opera, which is not as exclusive as the Original but still is quite impressive. Concerning the Opera, have a look at this video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aCy1G1wHgA

It's a kid playing an Opera set at NAMM'S, and both the kid and the sound of the Opera are impressive!

Anyway, here is a couple of stores in Milan:
  • KF – Strumenti musicali, Piazza Napoli 21, Milan, phone: 02 - 4231963 / 02 - 48952882
  • Lucky Music Network srl, Viale Cassala, 7/2, Milan, phone: 02 - 58103239 / 02 - 8395060

I do not have any adress in Rome, but I guess you will find a list of stores searching in Internet (try with Google: "Strumenti musicali Roma" or "Batterie Roma").
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Old 09-13-2008, 09:33 PM
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It's unfortunate that they lack dealership outside of Italy. When I bought my kit back in 2005, I was really impressed with it and for the price I paid, I would've recommended it to scores of people. I've never seen another Tamburo product in the UK - which is a GREAT shame. Even the stock snare (which ended up with a broken lug, it happens) was really excellent. Which reminds me - I'm going to resurrect it at some point.
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Old 09-14-2008, 07:10 PM
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It's unfortunate that they lack dealership outside of Italy. When I bought my kit back in 2005, I was really impressed with it and for the price I paid, I would've recommended it to scores of people. I've never seen another Tamburo product in the UK - which is a GREAT shame. Even the stock snare (which ended up with a broken lug, it happens) was really excellent. Which reminds me - I'm going to resurrect it at some point.
I couldn`t agree more with your statement. I`ve hardly seen any Tamburo dealers over here in Germany. From what I`ve seen and heard so far it`s a shame indeed.
This situation may be compareable with Istanbul`s. Especially Agops don`t have a German distributor. I can`t believe that the next shop selling Agops is in the Netherlands.

THen again it could be a lack of promotion as well. I didn`t see kind of a Tamburo ad seomwhere around. On the one hand I wonder why they aren`t doing more promotions and creating dealerships...

...on the other hand: Maybe secrets aren`t simply supposed to be revealed? =)

So anyway, impressive drums you and sacco got!

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Old 09-14-2008, 11:42 PM
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I couldn`t agree more with your statement. I`ve hardly seen any Tamburo dealers over here in Germany. From what I`ve seen and heard so far it`s a shame indeed.
This situation may be compareable with Istanbul`s. Especially Agops don`t have a German distributor. I can`t believe that the next shop selling Agops is in the Netherlands.

THen again it could be a lack of promotion as well. I didn`t see kind of a Tamburo ad seomwhere around. On the one hand I wonder why they aren`t doing more promotions and creating dealerships...

...on the other hand: Maybe secrets aren`t simply supposed to be revealed? =)

So anyway, impressive drums you and sacco got!

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Your statements are really interesting, and it would take more than a post to discuss them exensively. I know quite well the Tamburo history since I know Tullio Granatello since 1990 and I had the opportunity to share some thoughts with him about his drums and, more in general, about the drum market. PLEASE BE CAREFUL: what follows is MY OPINION, and NOT THE OPINION OF TULLIO. It is not my duty nor my right to speak in the name of Proel (current owner of the Tamburo brand) or of Tullio Granatello: I simply want to put out some thoughts based, among others, on the discussions I had with Tullio. OK, enough said. Now, in a very simple way, some ideas to think about:
  • Tamburo had to enter the ply drum market (and they make excellent ply drums) probably because it was almost impossible for them to survive only with high end stave drums in a relatively small market like Italy;
  • in Italy, what we could call the "market & business oriented strategies" during the eighties and nineties were not as common as they were (and are) say in the USA: I think it was difficult both from a socio-political point of view as well as from a merely economic point of view to find people ready to enter the drum market with such an approach;
  • in recent years Tamburo made some advertising through major drum magazines (Modern drummer in the US), but I guess that until you don't get a real review, it does not help that much;
  • as far as I can see, in Europe Tamburo is getting some results (they have a distribution network at least in France and Germany);
  • at the end of the day, what really counts is the advertising and the endorsement policy: I think that in general quality has dramatically increased in the drum industry since I started drumming a long time ago, and a lot of brands offer good stuff: nevertheless, people tend to buy what others buy, and most people tend to buy more based on advertising than on other reasons (as the marketing gurus A. Ries & J. Trout said, marketing is a perception war, not a product war).
It would be interesting to share ideas on those thoughts.
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That is B.E.A. utiful!!!! i love gold hardware wish i had that for my snare. Gold looks so cool on natural wood. nice kit man!!!
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Beautiful snare, just one question why are the tension rods and strainer are chromed and not brass plated, I think the snare would look even better that way.
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Beautiful snare, just one question why are the tension rods and strainer are chromed and not brass plated, I think the snare would look even better that way.
Oh yes, it definitely would, but that's how I found it and I think it will not be possible to change anything!
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Old 09-17-2008, 10:28 PM
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That is B.E.A. utiful!!!! i love gold hardware wish i had that for my snare. Gold looks so cool on natural wood. nice kit man!!!
Well, if you like gold on natural wood, here is a picture of my other Tamburo Original stave set (walnut), where the gold (brass) lug cases show all their beauty.

Some day I will try to take good pictures of both sets (with all drums and cymbals) and then I will post them.
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Simply beautiful! I love the finish combined with the golden hardware.
Though why did Tamburo drill through these magnific shells?? Why didn`t they use a suspension system to mount the toms?

Still, that`s a real highlight...brilliant set of drums! In addition, this way of mounting the drum won`t seriously affect its sound anyway.

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Simply beautiful! I love the finish combined with the golden hardware.
Though why did Tamburo drill through these magnific shells?? Why didn`t they use a suspension system to mount the toms?

Still, that`s a real highlight...brilliant set of drums! In addition, this way of mounting the drum won`t seriously affect its sound anyway.

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Both kits were built in 1991, when suspension mounts were not common at all (at least in Italy). The maple set, which was built based on my whishes, has old Yamaha hardware. On the walnut one, which I probably played at the Tamburo factory when it was first built (there are very few Tamburo walnut kits), the store which sold it later to me agreed to replace the original tom holders (Tambuto holders, Yamaha style) with new Yamaha tom holders.

In fact, I would like to try suspension mounts (RIMS or similar), but several people told me that the sound would not change that much. Additionally, since the drilling is not exactly between two lugs, the drilling would be seeable: in a stave drum, the main drill must be in the center of a stave, so a mounting system would not cover the holes (of course, I could turn the shell by 180°, but the holes would still be seeable). I even thought about trying to install the current Yamaha YESS system, wich I do not like very much but that could probably fit at least the two upper holes.

Opinions about replacing intrusive hardware with suspension mounts are more than welcome! Would the sound really change (both of my sets are already extremely powerful)? Maybe it would be a good idea to start a specific thread on this issue.
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I have a Tamburo Opera Custom kit, I wish to add extra toms to. I have contacted Tamburo directly, they informed me they can not help as they have discontinued the series that I own. Can any one help. I live in the UK
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Both kits were built in 1991, when suspension mounts were not common at all (at least in Italy). The maple set, which was built based on my whishes, has old Yamaha hardware. On the walnut one, which I probably played at the Tamburo factory when it was first built (there are very few Tamburo walnut kits), the store which sold it later to me agreed to replace the original tom holders (Tambuto holders, Yamaha style) with new Yamaha tom holders.

In fact, I would like to try suspension mounts (RIMS or similar), but several people told me that the sound would not change that much. Additionally, since the drilling is not exactly between two lugs, the drilling would be seeable: in a stave drum, the main drill must be in the center of a stave, so a mounting system would not cover the holes (of course, I could turn the shell by 180°, but the holes would still be seeable). I even thought about trying to install the current Yamaha YESS system, wich I do not like very much but that could probably fit at least the two upper holes.

Opinions about replacing intrusive hardware with suspension mounts are more than welcome! Would the sound really change (both of my sets are already extremely powerful)? Maybe it would be a good idea to start a specific thread on this issue.
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Cool Set! You really don't see Originals very often.

I have a question about the reinforcement ring: it's a seperate ring which is added afterwards, not directly milled in the stave shell, right?


Here some of my imperssions of Tamburo and the German market. I don't know the newer models, so my imporessions are made on the models 2-6 years ago.

About five years ago or so they had a uptime in Germany, the new distribution got the lower series from Ash to Formula in the market. Also the Opera series, but the concept of segmented shells with staves of plywood and a plastic ring is not much convincingly, or is it? The Original series is still very unknown, you knew it only from the website but never saw it in stores.

The shells up to Formula Series come from china, the kits are only assembled in Italy. Often it was said that all sets are all made in Italy including the shells, but that was simply not true.
Also the stands are standard products from the asian market, not better than other products in that price range. The factory where the hardware came from, was not one of the better ones.

And I know some people personal who had problems after a while, some broken lugs (!), one damaged shell. Series were TSB and XD.

Well, they sounded good, but in my opinion not better than other drums. Together with the fact that the hardware wasn't the best, there were obejctively not much reasons for me to recommend them. The ply drums fom Tamburo were good sounding and relative cheap drums, but not more.

Due to this quality issues they don't get much attention from big dealers anymore. I don't know if they improved, e.g. how the new lugs are.
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I have a question about the reinforcement ring: it's a seperate ring which is added afterwards, not directly milled in the stave shell, right?
Yes, the reinforcing rings are added afterwards on all the shells you see in the different pictures above.

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About five years ago or so they had a uptime in Germany, the new distribution got the lower series from Ash to Formula in the market. Also the Opera series, but the concept of segmented shells with staves of plywood and a plastic ring is not much convincingly, or is it? The Original series is still very unknown, you knew it only from the website but never saw it in stores.
Now, let be clear: everybody loves (or try to convince himself he does love ...) his own gear, and I do love my Tamburo's (not all the time, but most of it!). Nevertheless, I am not an endorser and I am not interested in defending the brand. All I can say is that:
  • I know very well only the Original series, and I could spend quite a lot of time at the old Tamburo factory, so I exactly know how well those nineties kit are built;
  • Tamburo (or, say Tullio Granatello) had incredible ideas: as far as I know he was the first guy worldwide to really believe in stave drums, the first guy worldwide to extensively use small diameter but deep bass drums also for non-jazz usage, the first guy worldwide to introduce a bass drum support to allow beaters to hit small bass drums in the center, etc.;
  • I tried lots of drumsets, including the most prized US and Japanese ones (I owned several of them), but to me Tamburo Originals remain the most impressive kits I had the opportunity to play: one can like them or not, but they really are something different;
  • I know of several top world drummers asking Tullio for entire Original kits or at least snare drums: it would have been interesting to see if those drummers would have used their endorsement sets could only Tamburo have offered them similar contracts;
  • Opera sets can seem strange (ply stave, plastic reinforcing rings) but apparently their sound is quite impressive: go on YouTube and search for Tamburo Opera and Daniele Chiantese (e.g.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gcy1-ZEp6JA);
  • Maybe lower models are not particularly good, but I tried some XD's and they certainly did not sound worse than most ply (most expensive) kits available on the market;

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My Ash kit is actually a very good little kit. You're right - the hardware is the let down on it (one of my lugs snapped on the snare) but the shells are really fantastic. The toms sound great and the bass drum is equally awesome. The stave kits they make have always been fantastic and far superior to mine, but I've had mine for around four years and it's always served me well.
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Yes, the reinforcing rings are added afterwards on all the shells you see in the different pictures above.
Thanks. Maybe you know Alex Zachow and Troyan Drums from Munich. He builts also only stave shells, mostly with reinforcement rings, but it's not an extra ring, it's directly milled when the shell gets his inner shape. That's just for info, I don't want to weight those things.

Also my first post was thought as an info, what happened to Tamburo in Germany in the last years.

You don't need to convince me, though I never played the Original series I believe their beautiful sounding drums. I know stave kits from Troyan, those kits sound different.

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Maybe lower models are not particularly good, but I tried some XD's and they certainly did not sound worse than most ply (most expensive) kits available on the market
That's what I said, they're good sounding drums, even down to the ash series. But with some lack of quality at the hardware and due to shells from china not much special, in my opinion.

But you get 16" and 18" bass drums also in the lower series. On the whole market there are not much kits in jazz configuration under 1000 €.
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Old 02-26-2009, 07:18 PM
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That's what I said, they're good sounding drums, even down to the ash series. But with some lack of quality at the hardware and due to shells from china not much special, in my opinion.
Well, I also heard some bad things about the hardware mounted on lower Tamburo series, so you're probably right.

That said, I never had hardware problems with my two Originals, and the only hardware part mounted on Originals directly made by Tamburo, i.e. the casing lugs, are in my opinion beautiful and functionally excellent. On the other side I recognize that e.g. the throw off of the snare drum presented above is certainly not the best one ever built, both from a functional and an estetical point of view.

Anyway, general discussion is always more than welcome, especially when regarding minor brands (minor from a commercial perspective!) , but actually I started the thread to talk about Originals, not about other series ...
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Hi all, I am new so forgive me if this sounds dumb as I know I am reviving a thread that has not been touched in a long time. I posted something on the Pearl forum looking for info on the drum in this link....

http://www.pearldrummersforum.com/sh...post1853651154

I own the thing, and have had it for years. It appears to be similar to one in this thread, only with a different finish on it. I live in the US, and I know that Tamburo stuff does not pop up here very often, so I am trying to determine anything I can about the drum. Thanks!
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... It appears to be similar to one in this thread, only with a different finish on it. I live in the US, and I know that Tamburo stuff does not pop up here very often, so I am trying to determine anything I can about the drum. Thanks!
I had a look at your snare and I can confirm it is a Tamburo Nuova model, which was effectively introduced at the end of the 80's and discontinued, as far as I can remember, when the Opera model was created. The tab inside the drum carries Tullio Granatello's signature, and this guarantees your drum has been built by one of the most innovative and original drum designer wordlwide!

The Nuova was introduced in order to offer drummers a less expensive alternative by the time Tamburo mainly offered (expensive) solid stave drums. In fact, the staves of the Nuova are multi-layered, and the re-rings were substituted by a plastic collar similar to the one now found on the Opera models (actually, the Nuova was a kind of conjunction between the Original and the Opera).

Now let's get to the price: an Original snare costs, as of today, about 1,400 euro (i.e. about 1,800 US$!). The Nuova is not produced anymore, but anyway the value of your drum is BY FAR more than 50US$! I know Tamburo is not well known in the States, but people working in a music shop should be able to understand whether a snare drum can be considered of good quality or not!

So, finally you own a beautiful instrument, and personally I would keep and cherish such a snare for the rest of my life.

One last thing: Tullio Granatello left Proel, the company that acquired the Tamburo brand years ago, and created a new brand, Volume Drums (http://www.volumedrums.com/). Proel still produces Tamburo sets from entry models up to the Opera model, but the former Tamburo Original are now produced by Volume Drums with new features and beautiful lug casing. Have a look at their site, and send pictures of the drum to Tullio: I am not sure he will answer, but he would be very happy to see one of his old snares still in such good conditions!

Do not hesitate to contact me for further infos!
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Thank you so much for the info! I actually have been wanting to sell it because it does not get a ton of use, but I cannot bear to part with it! I was shocked when I saw the drum for $50.00. It was used at a Guitar Center, and it was FILTHY. I saw the lugs from across the room and instantly knew it was a Tamburo, then when I saw how much it was, I bought it immediately. Guitar Center has a 30 day waiting period to take the used gear home in case it was stolen, but this all worked out. I put new heads on it (not the ones on there now, those were clear heads for the pictures), cleaned it up, etc, and it sounds great. Once again thank you a ton.

I have to ask, are there people who collect Tamburo stuff?
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Hi,

I just saw this thread and thought anyone interested in Tamburo drums, may be interested in buying mine... so here it is:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Tamburo-Origin...item43a34fabe4

Cheers, Mark.
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Hi iam a chilean drummer and a few days a go get mi first tamburo snare. Made in 1991, but have no idea the model and wood of the snare. Help please!!! (sorry about mi english)

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Hi iam a chilean drummer and a few days a go get mi first tamburo snare. Made in 1991, but have no idea the model and wood of the snare. Help please!!! (sorry about mi english)

Thanks

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Well, it is a Tamburo Linea, a very very nice and rare drum. Here you will find all you need ...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-Tamburo...#ht_500wt_1413

I am quite surprised by your request, but I will be kind enough to send you a message in Spanish through your profile e-mail.
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Well, it is a Tamburo Linea, a very very nice and rare drum. Here you will find all you need ...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-Tamburo...#ht_500wt_1413

I am quite surprised by your request, but I will be kind enough to send you a message in Spanish through your profile e-mail.
Thanks a lot for inmediatly answer!!!

But that pictures was taken by the guy who soldsme the snare. And he took the info from tamburoweb , caused not pretty shure about the model.

I wich to know more about the caracteristics from my snare, if you can send me something about that to my mail, im very happy.

Salute!

Stefan

Gracias por la repuesta!!! pero esas fotos fueron tomadas por el señor que me vendió el tambor. El no estaba seguro de que modelo es el tambor, menos de su precio y sacó la información del website de tamburo.

Me gustaría saber como reconocerlas y saber diferenciar entre una ORIGINAL, NUOVA o LINEA, Son muy parecidas!! Y mi tambor en particular solo indica su fecha de fabricación.

Thanks a lot again

Stefan
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Thanks a lot for inmediatly answer!!!

But that pictures was taken by the guy who soldsme the snare. And he took the info from tamburoweb , caused not pretty shure about the model.

I wich to know more about the caracteristics from my snare, if you can send me something about that to my mail, im very happy.

Salute!

Stefan

Gracias por la repuesta!!! pero esas fotos fueron tomadas por el señor que me vendió el tambor. El no estaba seguro de que modelo es el tambor, menos de su precio y sacó la información del website de tamburo.

Me gustaría saber como reconocerlas y saber diferenciar entre una ORIGINAL, NUOVA o LINEA, Son muy parecidas!! Y mi tambor en particular solo indica su fecha de fabricación.

Thanks a lot again

Stefan
Im forget to told you he determinate the model for de year of snare construction nothin else.

the drum is that

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I am really sorry, but I made a mistake: your snare is not a Tamburo Linea but a Tamburo Nuova, which was a line between the Linea and the Original!

Here you will find all you need to know: http://www.volumedrums.com/storia/foto-nuova/

The link will bring you to the site of Volume Drums, which is the new brand created by Tullio Granatello. There you will find the entire story of the Tamburo AND of the Volume Drums brands: http://www.volumedrums.eu/history/
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I am really sorry, but I made a mistake: your snare is not a Tamburo Linea but a Tamburo Nuova, which was a line between the Linea and the Original!

Here you will find all you need to know: http://www.volumedrums.com/storia/foto-nuova/

The link will bring you to the site of Volume Drums, which is the new brand created by Tullio Granatello. There you will find the entire story of the Tamburo AND of the Volume Drums brands: http://www.volumedrums.eu/history/

Hi!!!
I send a email to Tullio Granattello and...... he answered my!!!
that is Nuova model made with
Italian proplar inside and african frake outside.

Many Thanks
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Hello,

so a couple of years later i drop in with this question.
Can you tell me more about this Tamburo snare?
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Hello,

so a couple of years later i drop in with this question.
Can you tell me more about this Tamburo snare?
Quite interestingly this became a «Can you tell me anything about my Tamburo?» threat. In general I am kind enough to answer any questions, but hey, honestly, this was a threat about MY SNARE / SETS, not YOURS …

Anyway, no, I'm really sorry but I cannot tell you anything about your snare.
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Sacco,

i apologize for breaking into your thread.
And i want to thank you for your answer.

I'll try to find another, more common, thread to search an answer.
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Well the thread has not surfaced for 3 years, so I would say no harm no foul.
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