Dating rogers dynasonic snare drum
Standard wires mounted on a dynasonic frame have an over pronounced bow upwards towards the reso head when the frame is mounted on the drum.
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I mainly made this for myself, since I receive so many Rogers dating questions through my site, but thought someone here may benefit. The OH Covington drum making/selling started in 1953 and did have an internal paper tag with serial numbers.
If there is a change to be made, then by all means make it, just please post the new version so I can use it! and hope to find out if Bruces wife, Cathy, is ready to dig into some of his records and get the dating info. I've gathered the earliest paper tags I could find on this site under "paper tags" section. [sign in to see URL] From the first mailers found in 1953 they were boasting, in print, about all the features of the Rogers drums with "serial number inside." Might of been Grossmans idea to keep track of sales. The Ludwig serial numbers came about when production started to rocket from the Ringo spark 1960s.
There is an extensive section devoted to Rogers Drums over on our Vintage Drum Guide web site.
There are sections on the history of Rogers Drums, Rogers drum badges and catalog pages on Rogers snare drums as well as Rogers drum sets.
"The chances of being attacked and killed by a terrorist are less than the chances of being attacked and killed by your own heart" Carrying the message to Garcia. Temple Beth Snare Buzz-Head Rabbizebra wrapped gretsch catalina club mod: 12" tom 16" floor tom 14" snare 22x20 kick Cymbals: 17" saluda mist x crash 20" saluda decadence ride 14" Saluda mist x hats 16" dream bliss crash 10" wuhan splash (modified via salt water)"The chances of being attacked and killed by a terrorist are less than the chances of being attacked and killed by your own heart" Carrying the message to Garcia. Temple Beth Snare Buzz-Head Rabbizebra wrapped gretsch catalina club mod: 12" tom 16" floor tom 14" snare 22x20 kick Cymbals: 17" saluda mist x crash 20" saluda decadence ride 14" Saluda mist x hats 16" dream bliss crash 10" wuhan splash (modified via salt water) HOOKED ON VINTAGE ROGERS 12 tom times 4 13 tom times 4 16 floor tom 4 22 BD times 3 24 BD 1 Dyna-sonic snare 1976 Dyna-sonic snare 1969 Powertone snare 1969 24 x 12 Djembe 21" K Hybrid custom ride 21" Avedis ride 20" Zildjian 1970 ride 18" A Custom Zildjian fast crash 17" A Custom Zildjian med crash 15" A Custom Zildjian Reso hats 10" A Custom fast splash 18" A Custom China LP Cowbell baby..always more cowbell Member of "PHROGGES AQUARIAN ARMY" The Zildjian League Drum Chat's Record for Most Users Online BE COUNTED! I want to get a C&C Custom kit one day with beavertail lugs and champagne sparkle. I have a set that through internet research I am pretty sure is 60's era. Also, if terms of the levels of kits made by Rogers, is this a mid level, beginner level or what?
Looking at Rogers history, I see at least two different philosophies. Thanks for pointing me in whatever direction you can.
Basically what I did was go through every post by Bruce F, Dan C, Rogersholic, etc, where dating questions are answered, and then adapted the answers to the old dating guide. I took out the crossed out numbers (they confuse me), and changed most of the years to a date range. Dating logos, Eagle, odd script, odd script 2, to script.