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Weiss Rototom Set with Stand - (6/8/10)

Model: SW-6810ROTOSET

Availability: In Stock

$139.95

This Weiss Three Rototom set is a great addition to drum sets and percussion set ups. The rototom has it's tuning changed quickly by turning the wheel in the tom. This classic Rototom Set includes a heavy-duty double braced stand Drum...
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Weiss Rototom Set with Stand - (6/8/10) - Product Information

This Weiss Three Rototom set is a great addition to drum sets and percussion set ups. The rototom has it's tuning changed quickly by turning the wheel in the tom.

  • This classic Rototom Set includes a heavy-duty double braced stand
  • Drum sizes - 6", 8", and 10".

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Comments:

Roto toms are exceptional value, high quality...worth every penny ! Every percussionist should have these ! Don't hesitate to order ...you will be happy you did ! Lee S

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Posted By:

LEE SMITH

Rating:

5.00

Very nice RotoToms

Comments:

I have the full set 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16. They are well made, very affordable. The shipped heads are as all shipped heads, very inexpensive, not trash just inexpensive. And, like all shipped heads need/should be replaced. I installed Evans Blue Hydraulics. I like hydraulics much better than Remo pin stripes, pin stripes have a ringing sound at times, sometimes a little tin type of sound. Personally I like the thicker, wetter sound of hydraulics, they also feel more substantial to play.

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Posted By:

Greg Pierson PhD

Rating:

5.00

Ok with some mods

Comments:

This is the first set of Roto Toms I've owned, so I do not have a reference point of other build qualities. The fact that Remo does not make 12" Rotos any more secured my decision to purchase the Weiss models (I don't have the time to piece together vintage drums off of Ebay). I purchased 7 total Weiss Roto Toms and stands...6, 8, 8, 10, 10, 12, 12. After setting them up I spent a few days playing them. I did not like the heads right off the bat...too tinny and resonant for the project I'm using them for. I immediately purchased new Remo Black Dots for all of them. While I was waiting on the new Black Dot heads to arrive, I was a little bummed that the Weiss drums were not holding their tune very well, especially the 6 and 8's (using a Tunebot). Way too much screw movement as I struck the heads. I was experiencing as much as a full note de-tune on the 6 inch drum after just 10 minutes of playing. Just not acceptable. I called Weiss and really didn't get any extra insight. Again, not interested in returning them...just wanted to get them to work for me. After thinking about how to fix this issue, I decided to order a handful of Nylock wing nuts (these nuts have nylon inserts that resist vibration and can be found on Ebay or Amazon). The plan was to use these on the mounting bolt to lock/hold the drum hoop down to a specific tuning point. I threaded the first hoop onto the mounting bolt, then the wing nut then the second hoop and head mount. New heads came in. I mounted the 6 inch head and still had the same tuning issue after a few days. Wing nuts came in. I tore the drums apart, screwed on the wing nuts and am happy to say this fixed the tuning issue. Now the drums stay in tune (at least close enough). They still need a little adjustment once in a while, but it's good enough. It's a little bit of a pain to have to tune using the head and the wing nut together...but at least now you know how to fix them if this is also a concern to you.

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Posted By:

JC

Rating:

3.00

Weiss Roto's

Comments:

I replaced the OEM batter heads, with Evans Black Chrome double ply. With minor adjustments you can tune the bad boy's in a second! I've have had the Remo roto's before, and I notice a bit of a difference in mounting and tuning that Weiss has figured out in design.It's a welcome addition add-on for sure!

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Posted By:

Allen Lucas

Rating:

5.00

Good toms

Comments:

Awesome toms. The get a little out of tune after playing for a while, I easily retune them almost every time I play. The stand is great and the mounting system is too.

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Posted By:

Kieren Rudge

Rating:

4.00
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