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Remo Roto Toms 6", 8" and 10"   

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These 6", 8", and 10" Remo Roto Toms give your drum kit awesome new sounds. They feature a super heavy-duty plated counterhoop and tension rod for fu...Read More

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      OVERVIEW

      Add three new toms and endless new tones to your kit for the price of a single crash.

      These 6", 8", and 10" Remo Roto Toms give your drum kit awesome new sounds. They feature a super heavy-duty plated counterhoop and tension rod for full-octave tuning on the fly or while playing. Roto-Trac bar allows free position adjustments. Its double-braced stand keeps it all right where you want it. Heavy cast frames in a black finish.

      FEATURES
      • Heavy, plated counterhoop
      • Full-octave tuning
      • Heavy duty Roto-Trac bar
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      RemoRoto Toms 6", 8" and 10"
       
      4.3

      (based on 56 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (34)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (14)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (2)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (3)

      57%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Responsive (5)
      • Sensitive (4)
      • Great sound (3)
      • Versatile (3)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      No Best Uses
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (4), Professional musician (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Great addition for creative drummers

      This is a great addition to any drum set but have a some thing in mind:
      1. these are not toms. You have to be creative to be able to blend them...Read complete review

      This is a great addition to any drum set but have a some thing in mind:
      1. these are not toms. You have to be creative to be able to blend them into your style of music if you play rock or similars.
      2. They are not loud. Mic them if you can.
      3. I keep them on the stand and carry them like that. Yes, they are bulky, but if you fit them in a duffel bag (with long handles) upside down they are easy to carry.
      4. I put Remo CS dot heads on them as they were the original heads used when these came out. I believe a single ply head matches the nature of the instrument with a more focused and live sound. I find pinstripes a little dull and mostly suited for beginners that don't know how to tune yet.(I've been there)
      5. They can be hard to set in small venues but I re-arranged my cymbal set up and replaced a couple of stands with clamps and arms and now I have a decent space for the rotos. If the hi-hat rod is on the way, cut it. You don't need 20" of rod above your hats. I left only a few inches to use a trick-hat, that's all you need.
      These will not only expand your kit but they will also force you to think outside the box. Great instrument!

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      A great additon to any drum kit!

      I have been behind the drums now for over 38 years, and I must say that the Remo Roto Toms are a wonderful addition to my Tama drum kit. I have them set up...Read complete review

      I have been behind the drums now for over 38 years, and I must say that the Remo Roto Toms are a wonderful addition to my Tama drum kit. I have them set up in front of my double floor toms where I use them as an added percussion effect while performing a drum solo. Any serious drummer should obtain a set of the 6", 8", and 10" Roto Toms. They're great!

      Stew Geworsky

      Reviewed by 56 customers

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      4.0

      New to me

      By 

      from Rochester, NY

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Responsive
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Accompaniment
        • Jazz Clubs
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Remo Roto Toms 6", 8" and 10":

        Just got these. Haven't used them out yet. I am excited at the possibilities these give me. How the stand and the Roto Toms connect leave me with a bit of a question as to the durability of this model, but so far so good. These are very versatile and give added potential to any genre. Cant wait to use them!!

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        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Attachment to hardware - weak!!!

        By 

        from Gilford, New Hampshire

        About Me Experienced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Responsive

        Cons

        • Poorly Made

        Best Uses

        • School Bands

        Comments about Remo Roto Toms 6", 8" and 10":

        I was quite disappointed for the second time ordering this item. I thought, and gave the benefit of the doubt, to the company; I originally believed that I had a mis-machined plate that caused our difficulty in attaching the drum rack to the hardware stand. I had to send back the whole kit, when I really only needed a 3 inch by 4 inch by 1/4 inch plate sent to me. Anyway, kit re-packaged and sent back. (The return label sticker did not allow for home pick up, and I had to be further inconvenienced and bring package to a UPS facility). I received the replacement Remo Roto Drums and stand - and ended up with the exact same piece of poor workmanship in regards to attaching the actual toms to the hardware.

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        2.0

        Mounting bracket AD10 is poorly made

        By 

        from New Hampshire

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Poorly Made

          Best Uses

            Comments about Remo Roto Toms 6", 8" and 10":

            Mounting bracket AD10 poorly constructed where it was not machined properly, and therefore, we could not get a tight snug fit to hold the Roto Trac onto the stand. Any hit on the drum caused the bracket to loosen and shift.

            Also too bad replacement parts are not available as I have to disassemble the whole piece to replace a 3 inch by 3.5 inch metal bracket plate!

            Comment on this review

            (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great addition for creative drummers

            By 

            from Louisville, KY

            About Me Professional Musician

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            Pros

            • Good Value
            • Responsive
            • Sensitive
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Remo Roto Toms 6", 8" and 10":

                This is a great addition to any drum set but have a some thing in mind:
                1. these are not toms. You have to be creative to be able to blend them into your style of music if you play rock or similars.
                2. They are not loud. Mic them if you can.
                3. I keep them on the stand and carry them like that. Yes, they are bulky, but if you fit them in a duffel bag (with long handles) upside down they are easy to carry.
                4. I put Remo CS dot heads on them as they were the original heads used when these came out. I believe a single ply head matches the nature of the instrument with a more focused and live sound. I find pinstripes a little dull and mostly suited for beginners that don't know how to tune yet.(I've been there)
                5. They can be hard to set in small venues but I re-arranged my cymbal set up and replaced a couple of stands with clamps and arms and now I have a decent space for the rotos. If the hi-hat rod is on the way, cut it. You don't need 20" of rod above your hats. I left only a few inches to use a trick-hat, that's all you need.
                These will not only expand your kit but they will also force you to think outside the box. Great instrument!

                Comment on this review

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Just Plain Fun and Usefull !

                By 

                from Reno, NV

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

                • Great Sound
                • Responsive
                • Sensitive

                Cons

                • Hard To Fit In My Kit

                Best Uses

                • Drum Solos Latin Tunes

                Comments about Remo Roto Toms 6", 8" and 10":

                I really like the sound and quality of these toms, they are fun to play. I like to use them in solos best. I do believe they are right in the pocket for Latin songs. The reason I would not recommend them some drummers just do not need them and many rock, blues and other band leaders might just tell you to take them home. I mostly wanted them for fun, however they are much more then a toy.

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                (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love it.

                By 

                from Prescott Valley, 98

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                Pros

                • Great Sound
                • Sensitive

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Percussion

                  Comments about Remo Roto Toms 6", 8" and 10":

                  Perfect in every way.

                  Comment on this review

                  (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Roto-Toms

                  By 

                  from Silver Spring, MD

                  About Me Professional Musician

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                  Pros

                  • Your own Perception

                  Cons

                  • Stand is off balance

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Remo Roto Toms 6", 8" and 10":

                    Don't buy these if you think they are the thing. They are neat, sound great, and are absolutely of no use if you can't think outside of the box when playing drums.

                    I play them for a couple of years and then put them away, rinse and repeat. After 20 years of having a set, they are set up right now in my studio and I still find myself enjoying them.

                    There's nothing magical about them, and there's something magical about them at the same time. It depends on your mindset when you're playing.

                    Since I can't truly answer the next question with their yes/no I'll say that I'd tell anyone about them. But I wouldn't call it a recommendation. I'd rather invite them over to hear them and decide for themselves.

                    Proper tuning is the key, but discretion is the better part of valor in playing your kit. As for tuning, the 8" should be between your high tom and your low tom, and the 10" between your low tom and your floor tom, but that's just my perception.

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Great addition to my vintage ludwig kit

                    By 

                    from Weymouth, Ma.

                    About Me Professional Musician

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Great Sound
                    • Opens up new possibilies
                    • Responsive
                    • Sensitive
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                    • No bag to carry toms

                    Best Uses

                    • Accompaniment
                    • Reggae music
                    • Small Venues

                    Comments about Remo Roto Toms 6", 8" and 10":

                    Love the sound, mixed by my existing toms. Trying to find something to carry them in though. I might come up with idea to hold the rack more sturdy, also, rather than with the one bolt and washer.

                    Comment on this review

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    A great additon to any drum kit!

                    Comments about Remo Roto Toms 6", 8" and 10":

                    I have been behind the drums now for over 38 years, and I must say that the Remo Roto Toms are a wonderful addition to my Tama drum kit. I have them set up in front of my double floor toms where I use them as an added percussion effect while performing a drum solo. Any serious drummer should obtain a set of the 6", 8", and 10" Roto Toms. They're great!

                    Stew Geworsky

                    Comment on this review

                    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Remo ROTOTOMS

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                    from Florida

                    Comments about Remo Roto Toms 6", 8" and 10":

                    Great sound, and great quality. Sometimes I put these in my drum set, and they are a great addition. They are rather bulky, however, and they seem quite fragile. The stand is a bit confusing, but very sturdy nonetheless.

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