Are Tama Swingstar any good?
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Tama’s Swingstar has a reputation among many drummers. The snare drums are solid performers with a good crisp sound with a pleasant ring. Its steel body is durable, while the 8 lugs are easy to adjust.
What are Tama Swingstar shells made of?
The shells are made of 6-ply, 5 mm maple (8-ply, 7 mm for the bass drum), and come in lacquer and Unicolor wrap finishes.
How good are Tama cymbals?
Tama is a company best known for making high-end drum sets. Concerning cymbals, there is no much to expect from them. Nevertheless, they still make some good beginner cymbals, among them this Stagestar 13-inch hi-hat. The pair consists of two small-sized cymbals that offer a reasonably good sound.
Where are Tama Swingstar made?
Re: tama swingstar made in japan It is used to cover the imperfections in lower line drums – in this case the drums are made of luan mahogany.
Are Ddrums good drums?
The quality of the drums and hardware is very good. Cymbals are weak as mentioned, but most cymbal sets alone cost more than this set whole and that’s without hardware! Use the included drumheads until they wear out and get new ones; you need to replace the heads periodically anyway. This is a great drum set!
Who makes Ddrums?
Armadillo Enterprises, Inc.
Armadillo Enterprises, Inc. ddrum is an American based Swedish company, currently a division of Armadillo Enterprises, Inc. that manufactures acoustic drum sets, electronic drum sets, and Electronic Triggers. Ddrum was originally a brand of Clavia, makers of the Nord series of keyboards and synthesizers.
Who uses Ddrum?
- Terrail Moody. Independent.
- PEPE CLARK MAGAÑA. Kyng.
- Drew Steen. Lindsey Stirling.
- Paul Mazurkiewicz. Cannibal Corpse.
- Niki Skistimas. Krash Karma.
- Kent Diimmel. In this Moment.
Where are Tama Swingstar drums made?
I have seen many questions on various websites related to the identification of Tama Swingstar drums. Their identity has always been a question mark because some of the drums were made in Japan and later Japan and Taiwan (ROC). Later all the kits were made in China.
Where did the name Tama Swingstar come from?
2- From the early 1990s the Swingstar name is associated with off-shore kits made in Taiwan (ROC)… and later just China, which a variation of badges, starting with the stick on rectangular badge…. Top Dog (Don’t mess wit me!) Re: How to identify Tama Swingstar
What kind of mahogany is Swingstar made of?
The Swingstar shell were always phil. mahogany but in the 80s TAMA used real phil. mahogany with their “Zola-coat”process (Gray with black dot – granite look) and over time TAMA ceased the coating process and switch to Luan or Meretti for their shell. She is mine! The bearing edges felt good on the batter side.
When did Swingstar start being sold in Taiwan?
4) Early in the 1990s The Korean/Taiwan kits are now sold as “Swingstar by Tama” and bear a rectangular stick-on badge. I have seen responses on the web which indicate the label also stated Taiwan (ROC). These badges can be seen in the 93-96 official brochures.