Dating tama rockstar drums

dating tama rockstar drums

Can I identify my Tama superstar drum set by serial number?

Can I Identify my Drum Set by Serial Number? Unfortunately, Tama does not publish a serial number identification guide. I did find a site which features the Tama catalogs and includes specs for each Superstar set. Scroll down to the second catalog and click on the first panel, then click to enlarge the specs.

What kind of drum kits does Tama sell?

TAMA Drums (Download Catalog) TAMA offers Drum Kits, Snare Drums, Original Percussion, Hardware, Microphone Stands and Sticks, plus drum accessories like bags, cases and practice goods. Power sizes and probably from the early 1990s.

How do you tell what year a Tama is?

The 1976-1986 Tamas have pretty precise serial numbers with 3 styles used (76-81, 82-84, 85-86). Everyone knows the middle one with the year stated.

How old are my Rockstar DXs?

My Rockstar DXs are a late 92/ early 93 model that I got in late 93 used. They have the basswood interior ply (I believe 94 had beech interiors), long lugs and metal bass hoops with matching inlay: Take a look at Tamas catalogue archive. It is pretty comprehensive. You should be able to date your drums from going through those.

Is there a serial number identification guide for Tama Superstar?

Unfortunately, Tama does not publish a serial number identification guide. I did find a site which features the Tama catalogs and includes specs for each Superstar set. Scroll down to the second catalog and click on the first panel, then click to enlarge the specs. Hope this will help.

Is it possible to determine the year of a superstar?

Yep...there was a 3-4 year span where tama put the year first 82-xxxxx, 83-xxxx, etc. Beyond those years, you can still determine approximate dates, but must use several clues to work it out. Superstars had limited runs in certain colors, sizes and hardware bits.

What kind of hardware does Tama Superstar hyperdrive Maple use?

– Superstar Hyperdrive Maple – Black Nickel hardware, die cast hoops, version 2 ‘Star Cast’ mounts (from 2006-14 Starclassic), new badge (same design as previous) that says ‘TAMA SUPERSTAR HYPER-DRIVE’ at the top and ‘MAPLE SHELL’ at the bottom.

What kind of hardware does a superstar guitar have?

– Superstar Classic Maple – Chrome hardware, triple flanged hoops, ‘Star Mount’ system (from Silverstar), low mass lugs modeled on the original (70s/80s) Superstar lug, ‘Big T’ badges (again, like vintage Superstar). Tom 8×7, 10×8, 12×9, 13×10, 14×11, Floor Tom 14×12, 16×14, 18×16, Bass 22×18, Snare 14×5, 14×6½

When did you buy your first Rockstar DX kit?

Rockstar DX was my first kit, same finish as yours, I think (Royal Blue), purchased new in 1991. Thanx all! Hello yall, I know im late, but I used to play on my an old Tama Rockstar DX I had bought used , and still regret selling them.

Is the Rockstar DX a 1992 game?

There was Rockstar, Rockstar Deluxe, Rockstar DX, Rockstar Pro, and Rockstar Custom. The Rockstar DX is only mentioned in 1991. They dont have a 1992 general catalogue on the site. It is not listed in the 1993 catalogue.

Whats the difference between DX and regular Rockstars?

Im pretty sure that era of Rockstars had no real difference between the DX or the regular Rockstars. Well, the bass drum hoops were slightly different, but they were both metal hoops.

When did the Rockstar Games come out?

After perusing Tama catalogs for the past hour (on Tamas website), Rockstar showed up in 1988. They went into the 2000s. There was Rockstar, Rockstar Deluxe, Rockstar DX, Rockstar Pro, and Rockstar Custom. The Rockstar DX is only mentioned in 1991.

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