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Old 02-02-2019, 02:09 PM
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Why is the 6 inch concert tom is hard to find these days. I know Pearl made a single head tom and double headed toms to . Back then. Export series . 1980s . Because Ludwig made a 6 inch double headed tom also in the 1970s
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Old 02-02-2019, 02:46 PM
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Hard to find because there just weren't that many of them purchased! Even Slingerland offered this size, but not many takers. I even used a set of concert toms with my Slingerland BR kit and chose the "mid-range" sizes; 10/12/13/14. 6" and 8" were too small and any size above the 14" were just too big for me. Kind of a "Goldie Locks" thing!

Attached is my kit, and me, from the very early 80's!!

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Old 02-02-2019, 04:28 PM
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What a great looking kit! What kind of stuff did you play back then? Whatever it was, bet you were really good!
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Old 02-02-2019, 04:48 PM
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It took a long time to find a 6" concert tom for my Ludwig stainless set...Patience is the key...

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Old 02-02-2019, 06:59 PM
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Why is the 6 inch concert tom is hard to find these days. I know Pearl made a single head tom and double headed toms to . Back then. Export series . 1980s . Because Ludwig made a 6 inch double headed tom also in the 1970s
They came with Phonics but were attached to the 8. This may be most of the case it is hard to find them.
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Old 02-03-2019, 05:26 PM
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Curious if you are still gigging with concert toms drummer123 and idrum4fun as I use a concert tom set up when we play outdoor gigs- when miked (or triggered) they sound GREAT!) Usually I have an 8-10-12 and concert 16 floor/ still use reso and port on bass but outside.... the concert toms project! thanks-
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Old 02-09-2019, 08:49 AM
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No I am not . I have a set of Pearl's Export 8' 10' solid wood toms . I am looking for a 6' to match my set . Black ones . But I used to play with all of them back in the 1980s when I had them.
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Old 02-09-2019, 08:52 AM
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Picture of mine now 8 and 10
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Old 05-09-2020, 05:32 AM
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One thing. Why is it so hard to find solid wood rack toms like mine is in the picture . These here are 8x8 and 10x8 . Not concert toms at all. Just rack toms . I know solid wood concert toms just might cost a lot to get. Beside the other ones made in fiberglass . Any input on this section . Please
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Old 06-06-2020, 02:03 AM
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It will be really a long shot to even come across those Pearl concert toms are made out of solid wood. Even vintage TAMA made concert toms out of wood. Why Pearl couldn't really do that same thing
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