Richie DiMino’s Tama Starclassic Left Handed Kit

Tama Star Classic Left Handed Kit Owned By Richie DiMino

By Chris Williams Published June 17, 2010

Richie DiMino has sent us pics and specs of his Tama Star Classic left handed kit. It took him a while to find it, and even then, he still had to customize the set to his tastes. Needless to say, he’s a very determined fellow.

My name is Richie DiMino and I am 54 years old and have been playing the drums since 1966. Here are some photos of my Tama star classic left handed kit. Yes I am a lefty. I had to rig a left handed mount by improvising with a cymbal stand and an L bracket. I purchased this kit in 1996 at a local music store and have held onto it because this maple kit has punch. When I’m not playing in the local band, I like to jam to music cd's or just work the kit. Hope you like my drums!


Lefty Tom Mount


  • 1996 Transparent green
  • 22" x 18" kick drum
  • 12" x 9" tom
  • 16" x 14" floor tom
  • 14" x 5-1/2" steel snare (with after market internal muffler)


  • Zildjian 15" new beat hi hats (circa 1970)
  • Zildjian 19" ride (circa 1970)
  • Zildjian 18" Ride/crash (circa 1970)
  • Zildjian 16" K crash
  • Zildjian 8" avedis splash
  • Zildjian 10" avedis splash

Thanks Richie!

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