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Old 01-18-2014, 04:52 PM
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Default Re: My First Vintage Restoration

Maybe the reason Premier wrapped them, none of the outer ply wood is matched. Looks like 3 totally different woods. Unless you want a wild collage effect, a very very dark stain may be the only way to bring them together to look like one kit.

They are a quality shell well worth saving though. The 3 toms are probably a mahogany, not sure what mahogany they sourced back in the 70's, North American nowadays is basically extinct, African is the quality replacement, Honduran is a cheaper quickly grown version. the kick, could be maple but I think Premier used more Poplar.
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