Bag for roto-toms? (or other transport options?)

MelvinJones

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Hey y'all!

I recently bought a great set of used roto-toms and have been having fun with them. They even made the cut to be a part of a regular set-up for one of the bands I play with! But now I have a problem: How do I transport these suckers?

I'd like to try and find a bag that can hold the three toms (6,8,10) mounted on the rail. Anyone have any experience/success with an easy way to lug these tings around?
If I keep on gigging them without a bag I know I'm going to break a head or drop them and bend a pole, etc. some time soon.

TIA,
Melvin
 

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Welcome Melvin! Not sure if there is a proprietary case made for these but my first inclination would be to figure your overall dimensions and hit thrift store luggage departments with a tape measure. You could make out on the cheap!

Dave
 

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I would think some of the hardware bags would work but for the price you'd probably be spending as much for the bag as the roto toms were.
 

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Hey y'all!

I recently bought a great set of used roto-toms and have been having fun with them. They even made the cut to be a part of a regular set-up for one of the bands I play with! But now I have a problem: How do I transport these suckers?

I'd like to try and find a bag that can hold the three toms (6,8,10) mounted on the rail. Anyone have any experience/success with an easy way to lug these tings around?
If I keep on gigging them without a bag I know I'm going to break a head or drop them and bend a pole, etc. some time soon.

TIA,
Melvin
Back when fiber cases were the standard and high school bands had roto-toms, you could always find a case for them. You might contact Humes and Berg. They just might make you a case.
 

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Thanks y’all! I figured I’d have to find something close (dimensions) and do a mod on it. Great suggestions! I may try to contact humes and berg too.
cheers
 

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Padded keyboard or xylophone bag , medium size . Maybe have enough room at the end of it for your throne seat .
 

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I have had a set o 6-8-10 Roto toms for 39 years. They had been sitting on a shelf for the last 15 years or so. Last month I got 'em back out and put them on the kit. They are fun!

I have never had a case for them. But when I did take them to practices and gigs I wrapped them in a blankey (Brave Little Toaster reference).
 


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