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Other finish options include high-gloss solid black and classic walnut, as well as a matte-lacquer wood. The kit features 6-ply North American birch shells with degree bearing edges and redesigned Hi Tension lugs that are weighted to enhance lower frequencies. The riser minimizes interference from the floor, which results in greater resonance from the shell. Yamaha offers a beater that has an extended rod to ensure that the drumhead is struck precisely in the center. Completing our review kit was the new Recording Custom 5. The Beauty of Birch A problem with some shells that are designed for enhanced depth and low-end resonance is the loss of articulation and stick definition when tuned low. However, the Recording Custom shells overcame this obstacle with ease and provided a perfect balance of focused fundamental tone, crisp attack, and quick decay.

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May 15,   I've been asked to try and broker a cool set of Yamaha recording custom. It seems all the links to the Yamaha dating sites don't work anymore. Trying to confirm date and model number for the listing. Pretty sure they're late '80s Power Recording customs. The model number on one of the toms is TT RF (which I'm guessing is 12" series. Nov 01,   Yamaha recently collaborated with drumming icon Steve Gadd to revamp the Recording Custom for According to Yamaha, the result is a "refined, focused sound with deeper tones." Let's dig in! The Review Kit We received a six-piece Recording Custom kit with a surf-green finish (list price: $4,). Redefining our classic, signature sound. Floor Tom Tom Tom Tom Holder; RBP-6F3: RBF RBT RBT THB: RBP-4F3.

I've been asked to try and broker a cool set of Yamaha recording custom. It seems all the links to the Yamaha dating sites don't work anymore.

Dec 05,   While Yamaha may be a different case, what I have found is that mid/lower-line drums only have serial numbers for insurance purposes and have little-to-nothing to do with date that they were made. I found this out when I was trying to . Select a color/finish above. In collaboration with legendary artist, Steve Gadd, Yamaha has elevated the iconic Recording Custom series with new design elements, producing a refined, focused sound with enhanced, rounded and deeper tone. All-birch, North American 6-ply shells with degree bearing edges are complemented by the redesigned, high.

Trying to confirm date and model number for the listing. Pretty sure they're late '80s Power Recording customs.

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The model number on one of the toms is TT RF which I'm guessing is 12" series power recording custom The serial number on that drum is PP Elvis The King of Rock'n'Roll. Have you tried writing to Yamaha? Santino Well-Known Member.

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Here is how you can find out the age of the Yamaha drums according to Yamaha's Jim Haler: The first letter in the serial number indicates the year of manufacture; the second letter is the month.

It is spot on with my 90s Maple Customs.

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If we pull this logic into the 70s, your drums serial number states Septemberbut I don't know if the same logic applies to 70s drums. Best guess I have. Last edited: May 14, Sorry, you said Late 80s.

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I was thinking early s. Sept 89 sounds right.

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Rick Well-Known Member. The kit features 6-ply North American birch shells with degree bearing edges and redesigned Hi Tension lugs that are weighted to enhance lower frequencies.

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The riser minimizes interference from the floor, which results in greater resonance from the shell. Yamaha offers a beater that has an extended rod to ensure that the drumhead is struck precisely in the center.

Can you help? Yamaha Recording Custom Serial Numbers

Completing our review kit was the new Recording Custom 5. The Beauty of Birch A problem with some shells that are designed for enhanced depth and low-end resonance is the loss of articulation and stick definition when tuned low.

However, the Recording Custom shells overcame this obstacle with ease and provided a perfect balance of focused fundamental tone, crisp attack, and quick decay. The extra attack and short sustain were extremely helpful when playing fast, syncopated patterns between the bass drum and toms, or when embellishing patterns with floor tom hits without overwhelming the balance of the groove with too much resonance.

With the drum tuned low, you can feel the depth of the tone throughout your body.

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The attack was more than just a sharp slap, it was a clearly defined point of the beater hitting the head enveloped by a round, deep tone. The rest of the kit appears to be by the yamaha site.

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To my knowledge makes no sense. They have the YESS mount system and badges without vent holes which from what I've read means post Can anyone crack this code?

Working with the legendary Artist Steve Gadd, Yamaha have elevated the iconic Recording Custom Series with new design elements, producing a refined focused sound with enhanced rounded and deeper tone. All North American Birch 6 Ply shells with 30 Degree Bearing Edges are complimented by the re-designed Hi Tension Lug that is weighted to enhance lower . Sep 02,   Thanks a ton for the help everyone, though i heard yamaha drums and chapagne dont mix well. i was able to find some specs with the yamaha vault, but not the series, so i think ill send drum hands a PM to see what he says about the series they belong to. information and specs about your Yamaha drums. Helpful Hint of the Day: Enter a hyphen (-) between the last letter and the first number in your drum model number's alphanumeric chain. If your model number already contains a hyphen, there's no need to add another; simply enter the model number as shown on the badge.

Are the drums light? Can anyone shed light on when they were built?

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I pick them up this week and would appreciate any feedback on this before I travel to get them! With thanks Gavin.

Congrats on the kit!!! He could have added the yess mounts at a later date which isn't unheard of those did not exist in I'd email Yamaha about it, they have great customer service and will get back with you.

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I did that with my kit. Email them all the info you posted.

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The LM code is June of The LK is April Hi both, Thanks for the response.



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