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Sam Newham’s Tama Starclassic Bubinga Showpiece

Apparently dreams do come true, at least for Sam Newham, who submitted his Tama Starclassic Bubinga Omni-Tune kit for this week’s drum kit of the week.

“I first fell in love with these kits when I saw one on the Tama website about four years ago and it was a dream come true when I got to take these home.”

A self-professed drum geek and “a massive gearhead,” Sam plans to expand his cymbal collection “with some Sabians. You can never have too many cymbals!”

Here are the specs to Sam’s kit:

Drums: Tama Starclassic Bubinga Omni-Tune
Toms: 10" x 8", 12" x 9", 14" x 11" and 16" x 13" (Steve also has an 8" x 7", but that's not pictured.)
Kick: 22" x 18"
Snare: Fierce Drum Co Stave
13" x 6.5" Bubinga/Zebrawood stave (which Steve assembled.)

Cymbals: Meinl and Stagg
Meinl Byzance 15" Medium Hats
Meinl MB20 20" Heavy Crash
Stagg Black Metal 6" Bell
Meinl Byzance 24" Medium Ride
Meinl Byzance 22" Medium Crash
Meinl MB20 20" Rock China

Hardware: DW, Tama, Pearl
Primarily DW 9000 hardware, Tama Roadpro snare stand, tom stand, bass and floor tom stand, Pearl Demon Drive pedal, and Roadster stool.

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