Welcome to The Rogers Drum Experts! We are here to answer your Rogers drum history questions. 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. These are just a few of the items you will find there. There is a special article on the tuning and set-up of the Rogers Dynasonic snare drum and a complete history of early Rogers Farmingdale Drums. As always, we are learning and researching and adding new items to this web site.
New Dating Guide Page: 1 2 Sticky topic: Big R & XP-8 Information Page: 1 2 Sticky topic: The Big R period, a dating guide for drums and snares Page: 1 2 Sticky topic: The XP10 Snare Drums Dating Made Easy Page: 1 2 Sticky topic: Please Read This It Will Help You Understand Dating These. Sep 21, Just picked up a Rogers Kit I won off . Seller claimed it was from either 73 or Said the solid hex shaped Memori-loc tom legs were indicative of pre Rogers Kits. The bass drum has a grainy finish on the inside of the drum, like a beige granite-like finish. Heres the sellers pic. 14, Feb 20, Is the dynasonic dating guide somewhere on the internet? Click to expand Rich, I've been looking all over the net for this, but is no where to be found, The only info I can find is what's in the 1st edition of The Rogers Book and .
The bass drum has a grainy finish on the inside of the drum, like a beige granite-like finish. Here's the sellers pic. Serial number starts with a D. I've been married for 11 years now, so I'm kind of out of the dating scene.
If you want to ask Roger out, I'd just walk up to him and ask him. The set is New England White, and I think they discontinued that color beforeim not sure, Ill check some other stuff.
Rogers Dating Guide from RogersDrums. Here you will find everything you want to know about dating Roger.
CLASSIC OPEN SNARE TUNING feat. the ROGERS DYNA-Sonic 5" x 14" No.32
You will learn about courting, when to buy flowers, restaurants to go to, how to impress the parents, and when to move on. Actually, these are Word docs listing by serial number.
I'll guess, based on the sizes, finish, and hardware it sounds like you've got something that was built between '70 -' OK, I forgot about the big 'R' badge- new guess Hey, ThePloughmanwhat other Rogers infoesources do you have? Found the serial number guides, but didn't see the rest about the courting, resaurants, etc I want to hear if he said yes or not, and then I want all the gory "first date" details!
For chrissakes I hope you didn't let Roger go too far on the first date!!! You have to protect your reputation!
I was under the impression that Roger was moraless a cinch and it was the drums he wanted to move on. I'm so embarrassed.
Rogers dynasonic dating guide
C'MON, did you see the size of those toms? I hope went all the way! Reputation, shmeputation, that's some hot 30 year old action. Yeah, she's a bit top-heavy! Can anyone help me in dating a set of Rogers Drums? The finish is tobacco burst. Thanks in advance. Well I guess if you ask nicely and bring a gift flowers are always nice; they might go out with you.
Lovetheblues, you have a Big R label on your drum, correct? Roger, Bruce and I were working on a new list when he passed away.
Rogersoholic DFO Master. I found the best way to date a drum ThePloughman Very well Known Member.
Joined Jul 9, Messages Reaction score Lovetheblues, your Dynasonic COB serial xxx That would place it about If it doesnt have felts, I dont know. Joined Aug 19, Messages 3, Reaction score Back in '08, I made a revised version of the dating guide, and corrected some of problems Dan talks about above. I went through all of Bruce's and other experts' old posts and adjusted the numbers and dates, as well as took out things that didn't make sense, like the crossed out numbers and leading zeros.
Bill, You rock for doing that!
Rogers Dyna-Sonic serial numbers
Lets try to wrap this work in progress serial number list to the best we are able from our own "original" actual drums and be done with this.
I think it is possible with the 6K members here. More specific what do we need to add to it for it to be complete? Good stuff in the works here and I'd like to add a to date finalized version that is as close as we are able at this point in time.
With that disclaimer.
Rogers Drum Dating List - Rev. on 10/12/00 - Found the elusive A43XX, A47XX, B06XXX Fullertons9/72s (Thanks to Dom 'Syd' O'Leary in tiendakiteboarding.coms show in Bold Italics. Rogers Drum Dating List - Rev. on 7/11/00 - Fixed column mistakes and added additional comments.
A list of names for contgributors will have to be noted as well. Good schtuff being gathered here see teaser pic.
Time to piece this together as an addition to the must have The Rogers Book second ed. ThePloughman said:. Bill - Best list yet. Thank you for that effort. Gary - Sounds like a plan.
Thank you for offering to collect any additional schtuff. It looks like we're very close to having this wrapped up sometime later this year.
I'm glad some people took the effort to research and compile this information and make it available to supplement Rob Cook's Rogers Book. My sincere thanks to all who had a hand in this project. The serial numbers on the Dynasonic are the most consistent and most reliable of all the drums Rogers made. Im not sure, but I think this chart is for Holidays, Powertones, Luxors and Towers is a references for snares?
This can be confusing to dating toms. That may be why the additions with the lines through may be entered. There should make a separate one for toms. Snares that share a model name with drums, Tower, Luxor etc, used the same tags and the timeline is continuous. Same box of tags, used for a variety of drums sharing the same model name. This holds true across the various model names You must log in or register to reply here.
Oct 30, Fellow Rogers fans, I just spent a couple of hours making some changes to the old Rogers dating guide. 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 tried to fill in or extrapolate where I could. I suggest you start in the Rogers Drum Set and Rogers Snare Drums catalog pages. The Rogers drum badge and Rogers finish pages are also very helpful when dating Rogers Drums. Rogers Drums are considered the best made drums in the 60's with the best quality control of any of the drum manufactureres of the time. 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. These are just a few of the items you will find there. There is a special article on the tuning and set-up of.
Similar threads. Vintage kit, which brand? Germandrummer Yesterday at AM. Replies 2 Views It is also common for people to remove the snare frame since they get frustrated with the performance of the drum.
The drum was designed to be what it is and once you change the design you change the drum. Tommy and I both understand that it is your drum and do with it what you want.
This little article is written for the person that wants to achieve the true "Dynasonic" sound based on its original design. Please do not remove this information from the web site.
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Rogers' Swiv-o-Matic tom-mounting hardware ball and socket tilting mechanism set a new standard for flexibility in positioning drums in tight spaces. Many non-Rogers endorsed drummers used pieces of Swiv-o-Matic hardware in their setups, including Ringo Starr of The Beatles, Mitch Mitchell of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, and John Bonham of. This topic has been discussed on a variety of web sites and drum forums. My good friend TommyP has been getting a steady stream of questions on how to tune and "Set Up" a Rogers Dynasonic Snare Drum. Jun 04, My brother picked up a Dyna-Sonic with serial # 16xxx. We are trying to determine an approximate year for the drum. I have a Dyna-Sonic with serial #27xxx that a couple of forum members though was a Fullerton drum from very early s. I have the Cook Rogers book, but there's no serial #.
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