I've seen this statement before. But the badge on mine reads "Wausau, Wisconsin."
My snare at least was made by the same company that still makes bags and cases in Wisconsin. Maybe they also made the drums in Quebec? I'm gonna email them and ask.
Yeah, NOBODY sells those snare wires. Cannon used to, but they were discontinued ears ago. On eBay, there's one guy in Spain with a set that wants $60 for them!
SO I'm gonna have to engineer a solution.
I was wandering around the pawnshop today, and found a snare drum. I was interested because it had a parallel strainer and ten lugs.
Wait, did I say ten? Nope. 12. Twelve lugs. Made by some off-brand called Impact. Bleh, whatever, I need the strainer for my Yamaha.
Glad it worked out! I also have an '80s Stage series. I keep thinking about selling them, but then I play them and change my mind. :)
Getting some help from another forum member here with a floor tom and some spurs...and more lugs, always more lugs.
I'll be sure to start a thread about the...
SO I picked up an old Yamaha kit to restore. The one I need lugs for.
Anyways, the bottom of the bass drum is water-stained on the inside, but the shell is still in round and the bearing edges look remarkable for a kit it's age (late 80s Stage 5000, mahogany outer plies with beech inner...