CongaDr+ Tony's Conga Adventures: Old tack head for sale - 60 years old or so

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

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Old tack head for sale - 60 years old or so

This is one very rare and very cool drum.

Its a tack head from the 40's, all mahogany, light and dark.

Most of these drums are mahogany and fir, so its rare and very nice to see that this one is all mahogany.

It has a relatively new skin on it and sounds great. It is round, as you can see from the pics.

It is a full 35.5" tall! Its a tumba and very very rare.

In the old days, they played them with a strap over the shoulder.

In over 10 years of collecting, repairing, buying and selling congas across the country.. Ive never even seen another like it, let alone one that is fully functional and looks so good. The conga is almost 70 years old! very cool. $150


  1. Amazing, looks like it fell right out of a cheesy 50's album cover. Does the price include a can of sterno for tuning? :)

  2. Too funny Barry!

    Yea, sure, it comes with kindling and a match!


  3. How do you rescan a Tac head conga?


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