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Tama RM Series?
BigOl'DrummerBoy
#1 Posted : 6/10/2010 10:02:19 PM
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I Have A Tama RM Series Drum kit, and Every Where I've Read and Everyone I've talked to said they have no idea what it is. And I was just curious if anyone out there had any idea what it is? I will upload some pictures of the kit. TAMA 4 LIFE!!!

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn....1_30442562_7781040_n.jpg
matthew@tama
#2 Posted : 6/11/2010 11:22:05 AM
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bring on the pictures!
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aje_drum
#3 Posted : 6/11/2010 7:26:12 PM
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They were early 90's from memory. As far as I can recall they were regular Rockstars with seprerate lugs and special 'Gravure' (? I think...) finishes. The only finish I remember is the one yours is in that looks at first glance as if it were Birds Eye Maple...which it absolutely is not. It may well have been the only finish. I have seen the odd snare drum turn up with that finish on it too. A dredge through the catalogues on the Tama Website may tell you more than my 20 odd year old memories :)

Starclassic Maple Marine Blue Fade / Artstar Cordia / 80’s Superstars Aquamarine / My Ex Tamas
Wanted Starclassic Maple MBF 20x16 BD, Artstar Cordia (or Starclassic Bubinga NCD) 20x14 Gong Bass or equally unobtainable 20x18 FT, 80's Superstar (or Granstar Custom) AQM 20x14 Gong Bass, 26x16 BD
Snares PC445H 14x5½ Hand Hammered Copper, GR958 14x8 Superstar Gibraltar, AS658 14x8 Artstar Cordia, AW628 14x8 Solid Maple, SMS55 14x5½ Starclassic Maple, Custom 14x5 Powermetal Steel, PBZ340 14x4 Bronze, AM155-10 10x5½ Artwood Maple
aje_drum
#4 Posted : 6/12/2010 2:14:06 AM
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Found a cataloge...my memory is ok :)

Looks like they were only available in 'standard' depths at first. And there were 3 finishes.

'93 Rockstar Catalogue - click!
Starclassic Maple Marine Blue Fade / Artstar Cordia / 80’s Superstars Aquamarine / My Ex Tamas
Wanted Starclassic Maple MBF 20x16 BD, Artstar Cordia (or Starclassic Bubinga NCD) 20x14 Gong Bass or equally unobtainable 20x18 FT, 80's Superstar (or Granstar Custom) AQM 20x14 Gong Bass, 26x16 BD
Snares PC445H 14x5½ Hand Hammered Copper, GR958 14x8 Superstar Gibraltar, AS658 14x8 Artstar Cordia, AW628 14x8 Solid Maple, SMS55 14x5½ Starclassic Maple, Custom 14x5 Powermetal Steel, PBZ340 14x4 Bronze, AM155-10 10x5½ Artwood Maple
BigOl'DrummerBoy
#5 Posted : 7/21/2010 9:15:49 PM
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Hay man I cant think you enough for looking out for me and finding this. you kick ass!! but i was just wondering if you knew anywhere i could find anymore pieces or anything. i would just like another bass drums. if possible. thanks again man!!!!

P.S. Do you have a facebook? if so add me please here's my e-mail : justpastsunset@yahoo.com (the names Dan)
aje_drum
#6 Posted : 7/22/2010 9:02:37 AM
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Hey Dan,

Same story as everyone for finding bits...Ebay and Craiglist my friend. There was a tom up on ebay last week, 12 or 13. I've not seen any kits for a while, but I've not been looking either.

As for facebook...not my thing...

Cheers

Andrew
Starclassic Maple Marine Blue Fade / Artstar Cordia / 80’s Superstars Aquamarine / My Ex Tamas
Wanted Starclassic Maple MBF 20x16 BD, Artstar Cordia (or Starclassic Bubinga NCD) 20x14 Gong Bass or equally unobtainable 20x18 FT, 80's Superstar (or Granstar Custom) AQM 20x14 Gong Bass, 26x16 BD
Snares PC445H 14x5½ Hand Hammered Copper, GR958 14x8 Superstar Gibraltar, AS658 14x8 Artstar Cordia, AW628 14x8 Solid Maple, SMS55 14x5½ Starclassic Maple, Custom 14x5 Powermetal Steel, PBZ340 14x4 Bronze, AM155-10 10x5½ Artwood Maple
BigOl'DrummerBoy
#7 Posted : 7/22/2010 6:30:40 PM
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Thanks Man! Its cool. lol Im a teenager, so that answers alot i suppose! lol thanks again man! TAMA!!!!
matthew@tama
#8 Posted : 7/22/2010 6:42:03 PM
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aje_drum might not have a facebook

But Tama USA does :) look it up!
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