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STARCLASSIC BUBINGA OMNI-TUNE
Afro Luigi
#1 Posted : 6/25/2008 10:46:16 PM
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spikeman23 wrote:
Afro Luigi wrote:
well you could always just order the omni-tune lugs by themselves
That would be a little impractical and expensive to say the least.
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<P>I'm sure someone would or has done it</P>
Ehabski
#1 Posted : 6/25/2008 10:47:13 PM

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Sorry man, of course thanks to you<IMG src="smileys/smiley31.gif" border="0">
Afro Luigi
#1 Posted : 6/25/2008 11:00:15 PM
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thank you, now can i have a peice of that kit? <IMG src="smileys/smiley2.gif" border="0"><IMG src="smileys/smiley36.gif" border="0">
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#1 Posted : 6/26/2008 10:01:37 PM
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Afro Luigi wrote:
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spikeman23 wrote:
Afro Luigi wrote:
well you could always just order the omni-tune lugs by themselves
That would be a little impractical and expensive to say the least.
</p> <br /><p>I'm sure someone would or has done it</p>
I don't think so <img border="0" src="smileys/smiley36.gif" border="0">
Nick5
#1 Posted : 6/27/2008 12:01:08 AM
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<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>Thanks soundfocus and gongbass</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>My story in brief, I’m a marine engineer (merchant marine) and I’m onboard a ship right now somewhere in the <?:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><ST1:PLACE w:st="&#111;n">Mediterranean</ST1:PLACE>, the pictures you see were e-mailed to me yesterday. I’ve been doing this for almost 20 years, I’m 45 and I’ve been playing drums since I was 4 years old, my father who’s also a drummer taught me (my ancestry is Egyptian), live in beautiful Port Ludlow, Washington for quiet sometime now.</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><?:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><O:P><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>&nbsp;</EM></FONT></O:P></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>Your very observant gongbass, the story goes that several years ago I started with superstar 5 piece set then I added to it some more drums and then last year I’ve decided to go the bubinga Omni-tune (for further information about OCD, check with your local library) so I got a 4 piece set off e-bay for $1200 which was a steal and they’re in a league of their own.</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>Few months ago I ordered a second bass drum and 4 more toms to make the set and exact replica of my superstars…I left for the ship at the end of May and the drums showed up a week later, so they’re still in boxes awaiting my return home early August.</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>Influences are so many but on top:</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>Ian Paice.</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>Roger Taylor (Queen)</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>The professor.</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>Simon Phillips.</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>Mike Portnoy.</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>So what you see here is a mix of the Omni-Tune and superstar (right bass drum, 8”, 10” and the left 14” floor tom are Omni-Tune bubinga, the rest are superstar) until I get home so I can rearrange all of them and post more pictures. If you look closely through the 12” tom you can see on the bass drum the Starclassic logo and the abalone inlay</EM></FONT></P>
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<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>Here are the specs:</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>Tama Starclassic Omni-Tune bubinga in piano black</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>2 X 22X18 bass drums.</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>8, 10, 12, 14 rack toms.</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>16X16, 18X16 floor toms.</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>20X14 Gong bass drum</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>8X Octobans.</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3><EM>LP Tito Puente Timbalitos 9-1/4" &amp; 10-1/4".</EM></FONT></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT color=#ffffff><FONT face=Tahoma size=3>LP Aspire 6-3&#8260;4" and 8"</FONT><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 7.5pt; COLOR: #424242; FONT-FAMILY: Helvetica"> </SPAN><FONT face=Tahoma size=3>Wood Bongos.</FONT></FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>LP belltree.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>LP granite blocks.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>LP rock cowbell 2X.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>LP Cyclops tambourine 3X</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>LP Whole-Tone Bar Chimes 2X, Double Row<BR>72 Bars (bronze &amp; aluminum)</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><O:P><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3></FONT></EM></O:P></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>The superstar in piano black set is the same sizes for toms and bass drums but with a full set of rototoms (6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 &amp; 18), you can see them on the floor in the second picture.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>Cymbals are all Sabian, mostly HH:</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>2X 22” HH Rock Ride (one for each set)</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>3X 16” HH Crash (thin, extra thin and medium thin)</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>16” HHX evolution crash</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>14” AAX crash</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>1 set of MP Stax (low, medium and hi)</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>1 set of MP Max splashes (7, 9 and 11)</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>1 7” Terry Bozzio Radia Cup Chime.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>19” paragon china.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>20” Diamondback paragon.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>14”<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </SPAN>HH mini china.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>14” HH regular hats.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>13” NP paragon hats.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>2 sets of crotales (hi and low)</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>1 28” zodiac gong.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>DW 9000 pedals, hi hats and x hats on the first set, DW5000 delta on the Superstars and my very first Tama pedal (circa 1980)</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>Pearl ICON curved rack on the first set and straight on the second.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>Tama legless snare stands.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>Also on the second set there is 3 crashes, 3 splashes, 2 Chinas, 2 hats…all Sabian. </FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>All Remo skins, except for the BD, Aquarian super kick III</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><O:P><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3></FONT></EM></O:P></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>Snares (all Tama):</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>13” piccolo.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>14” superstar.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>13” MP melody master steel snare.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>14” MP melody master Maple.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>14 x6.5 bubinga Omni-Tune.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>13” warlord Masai bubinga.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>14” warlord Masai bubinga.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>14 x6.5 Simon Phillips Monarch.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><O:P><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3></FONT></EM></O:P></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><EM><FONT face=Tahoma color=#ffffff size=3>I apologize for all the details…early August I will be home and pictures will be posted.</FONT></EM></P>
<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" ="Ms&#111;normal"><IMG src="http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w308/Ehabski/006b.jpg" border="0"></P>
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Ehabski.</P>
<P>We are the same age.</P>
<P>I played college football at Widener University.</P>
<P>In 1984 my last game as a Senior was played&nbsp;at King's Point.</P>
<P>Did you attend the Merchant Marine Academy?</P>
<P>Gteat kit you have.</P>
<P>More importantly thank you for your service to our our country.</P>
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Nick5
#1 Posted : 6/27/2008 12:02:42 AM
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spikeman23 wrote:
Afro Luigi wrote:
they could be birch <IMG src="smileys/smiley9.gif" border="0">
Either way i don't know how he could have swung that. Tama normally doesn't do custom orders like that unless your name is pat finnegan <IMG src="smileys/smiley36.gif" border="0">
Who's Pat Finnegan? <IMG src="smileys/smiley4.gif" border="0">
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#1 Posted : 6/27/2008 1:40:13 AM
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Nick5 wrote:
spikeman23 wrote:
Afro Luigi wrote:
they could be birch <IMG src="smileys/smiley9.gif" border="0">
Either way i don't know how he could have swung that. Tama normally doesn't do custom orders like that unless your name is pat finnegan <IMG src="smileys/smiley36.gif" border="0">
Who's Pat Finnegan? <IMG src="smileys/smiley4.gif" border="0">
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<P><IMG src="smileys/smiley36.gif" border="0"></P>
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#1 SCM-Piano Black, RT 8-10-12-13, FT 14-16, BD 18x22
#2 SCB-Piano Black, RT 8-10-12, FT 14-16
Tama SCM Snare 5 1/2 x 14
Piano White / Black Nickel HW
Tama Valkyrie Snare 6 x 13 "limited edition"
Sabian

spikeman23
#1 Posted : 6/27/2008 2:13:49 AM
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Nick5 wrote:
spikeman23 wrote:
Afro Luigi wrote:
they could be birch <img border="0" src="smileys/smiley9.gif" border="0">
Either way i don't know how he could have swung that. Tama normally doesn't do custom orders like that unless your name is pat finnegan <img border="0" src="smileys/smiley36.gif" border="0">
Who's Pat Finnegan? <img border="0" src="smileys/smiley4.gif" border="0">
<img border="0" src="smileys/smiley36.gif" border="0">
Ehabski
#1 Posted : 6/27/2008 3:25:50 AM

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Thanks Nick for the kind words...my academy was (still is ) in Alexandria, Egypt, I've been living in the United States&nbsp;for almost 20 years now&nbsp;but a lot of my shipmates are graduates of KP. I'm glad that I can serve my country in any way
stattersall
#1 Posted : 10/14/2008 3:38:24 PM
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Anyone want a Tama bubinga? I am reluctantly selling mine?<br><br>
spikeman23
#1 Posted : 10/15/2008 8:07:43 PM
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stattersall wrote:
Anyone want a Tama bubinga? I am reluctantly selling mine? <br />
No classifieds nooblet. Read the rules.
spikeman23
#1 Posted : 10/20/2008 3:42:06 PM
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Bumpage.
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#1 Posted : 10/21/2008 7:32:37 PM
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I play this kit all the time and thought this thread could use a pic. <br /> <br /><img src="http://www.chrisbrownphoto.com/galleries/eBay_Items/Kit.jpg" border="0">
spikeman23
#1 Posted : 10/21/2008 8:20:35 PM
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#1 Posted : 10/21/2008 8:51:05 PM
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#1 SCM-Piano Black, RT 8-10-12-13, FT 14-16, BD 18x22
#2 SCB-Piano Black, RT 8-10-12, FT 14-16
Tama SCM Snare 5 1/2 x 14
Piano White / Black Nickel HW
Tama Valkyrie Snare 6 x 13 "limited edition"
Sabian

stefan
#2 Posted : 11/14/2008 3:18:25 AM
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Hardly any pics in this section have made it here since the TDF change.. Can't some of you omni-tune players post pics of your kits again, plz?
Piano Black Starclassic Maple: 24", 10", 12", 14", 16", 5,5x14" Blue Metallic Fade Superstar Custom Hyperdrive: 2x22", 10", 12", 14", 16", 5,5x14" All Istanbul Mehmet cymbals
zildjianpraise
#3 Posted : 12/10/2008 9:17:07 AM
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WHAT, NO PIC'SHand Wall Wall Wall Snooty!!
Zildjianpraise(A.K.A.)Godspeed,,,Godbless!!!
Ehabski
#4 Posted : 2/19/2009 12:29:09 PM

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Time To revive this thread
The Monarch

13" and 14" Masai

My pride and joy

An Older Picture with some Superstar toms mixed in

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#5 Posted : 2/19/2009 12:38:51 PM

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Front view
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#6 Posted : 2/19/2009 12:44:01 PM

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I know they don't belong here but I thought to share as well, my Superstars/Rototoms

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