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Show us your Copper!!! Lets see your closet copper snare drums, you know you have some! UPDATED TOTALS!

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Ah... a copper thread. I really have a soft spot (no metal punn intended) for copper snare drums. Here are mine... all Tama, but I'd like a Copperphonic someday.

Tama PC455HN 5.5x14 Hand-Hammered Copper
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Tama PCP147 Starphonic 7x14 Copper
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Tama TCH1465H Star Reserve 6.5x14 Hand-Hammered Copper
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Ah... a copper thread. I really have a soft spot (no metal punn intended) for copper snare drums. Here are mine... all Tama, but I'd like a Copperphonic someday.

Tama PC455HN 5.5x14 Hand-Hammered Copper
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Tama PCP147 Starphonic 7x14 Copper
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Tama TCH1465H Star Reserve 6.5x14 Hand-Hammered Copper
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You already know I dig your copper Tama's, but every time I see those lugs on your Star it gives me the itch to pull the trigger on mine! I can always find a use for the orgional lugs as I qenuinely like them, but I love the look of yours!!!
 

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Ah... a copper thread. I really have a soft spot (no metal punn intended) for copper snare drums. Here are mine... all Tama, but I'd like a Copperphonic someday.

Tama PC455HN 5.5x14 Hand-Hammered Copper
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Tama PCP147 Starphonic 7x14 Copper
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Tama TCH1465H Star Reserve 6.5x14 Hand-Hammered Copper
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Your copper drums are gorgeous! I have been pining for a Tama Star Series Hand Hammered Copper for a few years and I wanted one of those 3mm hammered copper Tama drums from the 90s when they were available, but never got around to buying one. Very nice collection. How do you like your Tama Starphonic with the special hoops, clips, lugs? I just bought a MINTY used Bell Brass Starphonic that I should be getting any day now. I am now sure how I will like the Starphonic system, however.
 

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You already know I dig your copper Tama's, but every time I see those lugs on your Star it gives me the itch to pull the trigger on mine! I can always find a use for the orgional lugs as I qenuinely like them, but I love the look of yours!!!
Either way, it's all Tama parts - I just like setting up my snares a certain way. They look great modified or stock. The main thing is you play them and enjoy them :cool:

Your copper drums are gorgeous! I have been pining for a Tama Star Series Hand Hammered Copper for a few years and I wanted one of those 3mm hammered copper Tama drums from the 90s when they were available, but never got around to buying one. Very nice collection. How do you like your Tama Starphonic with the special hoops, clips, lugs? I just bought a MINTY used Bell Brass Starphonic that I should be getting any day now. I am now sure how I will like the Starphonic system, however.
Thank you. The Starphonic system is excellent both in functionality and looks. Right now I have the bubinga (to match my set), mappa burl (with an exquisite outer ply), and copper... I enjoy playing them all. I would really like a bell brass, but I never found one at a reasonable price. Congratulations!
 

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Either way, it's all Tama parts - I just like setting up my snares a certain way. They look great modified or stock. The main thing is you play them and enjoy them :cool:


Thank you. The Starphonic system is excellent both in functionality and looks. Right now I have the bubinga (to match my set), mappa burl (with an exquisite outer ply), and copper... I enjoy playing them all. I would really like a bell brass, but I never found one at a reasonable price. Congratulations!
Here's my newest, while not copper, it is pretty cool. Tama Bell brass Starphonic.

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OK folks, for our 100th post hear is the tally so far (I did not include catalog photos or the "twins" which are no longer posted so no idea what they were)....

Ludwig - 15
Yamaha - 7
Pearl - 5
Tama - 3
Joyful Noise - 3
Trick - 3
AK Drums - 2
Oriollo - 2
DW - 2
Temple - 2
Taye - 1
Pork Pie - 1
Latos - 1
World Max - 1
Keplinger - 1
Legend - 1
Millennium - 1
Blackwood - 1
Gretsch - 1
VK - 1
Q Drums - 1
Ebenor - 1
GAM - 1
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57

Looks like it's the same as it's Brass dominance, Ludwig is leading the way by far. Will update again at post #200! Keep those cards and letters... and copper snares coming!
Are you missing the Geo Way in your tally?
 

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Ahhhh copper, maybe the most divisive of all the alloys used in snare construction. But I know you have some tucked away in your collection so let's see em!

I went back 5 pages under "copper" to see if we had this thread already running but missed it if we do, so let's start a new one. We currently have 162 snares posted (by photo) in the Brass thread, with 303 in the solid shell and around 85 in the stave thread. I would be suprised if this one even reaches 100 in a year, but as my favorite alloy. I looking forward to what you may have!

Brass Snares - https://www.drumforum.org/threads/l...w-updated-with-totals-by-brand-so-far.198133/
Solid Snares - https://www.drumforum.org/threads/l...s-over-300-stunning-snares-on-display.154272/
Stave Snares - https://www.drumforum.org/threads/f...iful-stave-and-block-snare-drums-pics.154322/

I suppose I should go first as I opened the "can"... 2018 TAMA STAR 6 ½” X 14” Reserve Copper TSC1565H

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I have this 1 in MINT condition and yes, it's for sale!

 

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I recently picked up this Inde copper snare. Complete coincidence that I bought it...was at a local store to work out a trade on some cymbals and I saw this literally sitting on the floor. I had zero intentions of buying a snare that day, but I couldn't resist.
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Seeing the Solid / Steam bent snare thread pop up made me think of this one as well... keep posting those beautiful copper snares here! (one of my favorite threads as I am partial to copper snares in general).
 

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I think that the mother of all Copper drums is the first generation 90's Yamaha Seamless Copper Snare Drum that was made by the Japanese artisans that made the copper timpani drums for Yamaha. These super heavy weight seamless copper shells just have something very special about them. I have owned at least 6-7 copper drums from other drum makers and none of those drums had what these first generation Yamaha Seamless Copper drums have...it's a super fatness of tone and a feel that makes them very special. I have a few 6.5x14's in my collection, including one that is NOS in the box, never played. This one has been played, but it is super MINTY. It sounds incredible and I'll be bringing this one to my recording session next weekend. Chances are good that it will make it onto a track or two out of six to be recorded.


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Had this drum. Traded it for a bucket list snare. The badge always bothered me. They should have put it on the upper panel, not the bead!
 

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Wow guys... you are just knocking me out with these additions!! Wonderful drums one and all!!!!
 


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