1. Dutch Drummer

    When can you call a drum set or snare drum vintage?

    Dear fellow drummers, Since I was patching up an old steel snare (bought it somewhere around 1988) I was wondering if I could call this snare a vintage snare. My gut feeling said 'yes' but thinking about the real age of it (about 37 years) I thought 'no'. But I was not sure wich was the right...
  2. KenDoken

    Snare bed on premier royal ace

    Just acquired this old premier snare. The original strainer, would have been a flowbeam, is not present. I was just checking the shell (2mm out of round, 1mm out of square) and the snare bed is a bit strange It's about 3mm in depth but feathers over 8" so the "flat" part of the bottom shell is...
  3. KenDoken

    Premier 2000

    New to me. A good friend traded this for some studio time It seems loud, lively and sensitive. I'm enjoying the look, warts and all There are a few issues with it. The throw off knobs are fully tightened and seized. The tension rods are tightened to the max. The shell is cracked near muffler
  4. A

    My vintage Premier Crown drum kit

    Hey guys this is my first ever post. I'm a drummer thats almost 15 years old and I have been playing for over 2 years. Big Moonie and Bonzo fan, into the older music era. I am a big Premier geek, I absolutely love their drums! This topic is about my awesome Crown set which I purchased off eBay...
  5. FunkyJazzer

    Premier Artist Heritage or Sonor Jungle?

    Hey guys! In May I placed an order for a Force 3007 Jungle Kit in red maple (none in that colour in the country, apparently - so it was placed on back order for me), but I'm still waiting for it. I know I'm an idiot. Most people would have given up by now, but time has really flown by. Anyway...
  6. oops

    Premier Genista in Amber Woodgrain

    So I've been offered a new kit. Premier Genista in Amber Woodgrain 7 ply Birch, Excellent condition 8 10 and 12 rack toms 14 floor 22 kick 18 kick 14 snare Some hardware included. $3000 (aus) or $2500 without snare. What do you think? The kicker of the deal (pun intended) is that there's...