72 Rogers Super Ten

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Third owner of a great drum in excellent condition. serial no. 1360
Why is it great?

First, it is the easiest drum I have had to tune.
You don't "Tune" the bottom, just turn each rod to around the same feel of tension and thats it.
No tapping around to see if they all sound the same. With other metal shells I have, you have to be very precise
or you can get some bad harmonics or ringing but I have not found this to be an issue for this drum.

Second, the snares are really easy to take on and off, no tying knots and such nonsense and easy to tension.

Lastly, and most importantly, the sound is really good. Has a nice ring to it which is lower sounding than a COB and the muffler works to dial the ring from little to none without
making the drum sound like you are hitting a piece of plastic(even though of course you are).
Tuned high, the drum has good crack and is loud, like a steel should be but I think it performs even better in the low tuning.

Asking $300 plus $30shipping

To give you some comparisons, and how I came up with the price, here are some links to some others that are currently on ebay and reverb and why this is the one you want.
Note all below prices do not include shipping.

1. For $525 marked down to $472.50 This one has a little bit of corrosion but is in similarly nice shape.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Rogers-SuperTen-14x5-Snare-Drum-COS-Steel-10Lug-Vintage-70s-1973-Script-Chrome/114162591984?hash=item1a949ee8f0:g:R7YAAOSwBP1eggTx

2. from Maxwells, $295 has extra holes because a Ludwig p85 throw off has been added. Pitting, good but not great condition.

https://reverb.com/item/34427776-vintage-rogers-5x14-superten-snare-drum-1970-s

3. $385 Rust but looks to only be on the hoops, some scratches.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Snare-drum-SuperTen-Rogers-chrome-14-inch/193511613524?hash=item2d0e30e454:g:4RAAAOSwRtBe4kzk


3. $300, tube lugs added, shell VERY rusty looking, called "Custom Patina".

https://reverb.com/item/33952402-rogers-script-logo-superten-5x14-10-lug-custom-steel-snare-drum-early-1970s

4. $280 very similar except has non original hoops and modern strainer added

https://reverb.com/item/32270359-rogers-super-ten-1970s-5-5x14-cob-chrome-over-steel-snare

5. sold for $200 pitting on most lugs but good shape.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Rogers-Super-Ten-5-x-14-Snare-Drum-/383543703892?hash=item594cfc7954:g:UscAAOSwQZxeu1Al&nma=true&si=sps7uKJyutcwIjwQ%2F4bhHlyS15Q%3D&orig_cvip=true&nordt=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557
 

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Note, the sticker on it is from original store and can be easily removed. I left it on as the the whole Power Tone set this snare came with have these same stickers and I thought it was kind of neat to know where it was originally sold.
 

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I like the details and transparency of your ad. You were kind enough to do all the footwork for the next owner. Super Ten’s really do sound good! GLWS!
 

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Note, the sticker on it is from original store and can be easily removed. I left it on as the the whole Power Tone set this snare came with have these same stickers and I thought it was kind of neat to know where it was originally sold.
Yes, there are some of us who really dig those old-school drum shop stickers and badges - I am one! We appreciate the history of the drum.

Nice, super-clean drum. It is interesting how much they look like Powertones.
 

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