I added brass machine thread nuts to the batter head tuning rods to "lock-in" your desired tuning. These nuts could be removed to return the drum to it's original form but... You will love the fact that with a very light snug of the wrench (USA Snap On 7/16 Stubby included) the tuning will never change! No matter how hard you crack the rim!
I played this drum for a decade all over Colorado on a wide variety of live stages, and every sound guy said the same thing what the F#^ is that CANNON! " and "please go easy on the rim shots.
Hear the full range of sweet sounds in these videos. As you can hear/see, it is capable of both soft touch playing with good tone, and will project a mighty/woody crack when a rim shot is applied. The cross-stick tone has a narrow sweet spot which takes a little getting used to, but the result is like bacon to your ears.
The bearing edges have been de-burred of the usual microscopic lacquer defects using 2000 grit paper, buffed, polished and waxed on 3 separate occasions. No ply separation anywhere, original muffler works slick, no oxidation on the internal hardware.
Full length snare wires acquired from a Pearl full-floating system and match up perfectly to the strainer and bed. Strainer is likewise, butter smooth. This will be properly packed with double the normal effort so as to arrive safely. The item "Vintage Tama Superstar Snare Drum 8x14 Cherry Wine Lacquer" is in sale since Thursday, June 10, 2021. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Percussion\Drums\Snare Drums".The seller is "hotfootgroove" and is located in Denver, Colorado. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.