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Poster Drum set Premier REMO old - Is it good??
hitfeeling





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No. 1 Posted on Sep 19, 2013 9:32 AM Profile | PM | Email | Quote | Search | Copy | Favorite
Hi. Iīm Erik,
Swedish producer at eatraxx.
Bought this drumset from an old English guy who gave up playing.
Seems to be with all original parts but I donīt have a clue about year,
if itīs vintage or just like 80s - or the exact name of this kit. Would appreciate some info if anyone has it.
Basdrum, 2 toms, one floor tom, 2 bongos, hihat and cymbals.
Says REMO Weather king Pinstripe Bass drum
Thanks!!

Erik

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No. 2 Posted on Sep 19, 2013 1:37 PM Profile | PM | Email | Quote | Search | Copy | Favorite
Hi Erik. I think I can tell you quite a lot about those drums, but first please let us see a picture of the whole kit.

Paul



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No. 3 Posted on Sep 19, 2013 1:53 PM Profile | PM | Quote | Search | Copy | Favorite
The Premier logo is older than 1990 for sure. I don't think it is APK or XPK lines.

It looks like a kit I seen posted on the following vintage drum forum website:

http://www.vintagedrumforum.com/showthread.php?t=19580

If it is, its the powerhouse line (1975). Check out the link for more info.

Your picture also looks like a kit Ringo used before 1964: http://ringosbeatlekits.com/Premier_Kit.html

Nice to hear from someone from Sweden. Both my grandparents came from Sweden - surname Risberg. I miss them both terribly.



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No. 4 Posted on Sep 21, 2013 8:19 AM Profile | PM | Quote | Search | Copy | Favorite
Probably very cool drums. Especially if you didn't pay a lot for them looks like excellent old Premier chrome and low profile die cast hoops. For sure older than XPK. Probably late 60s or 70s. Likely birch with beech reinforcing rings. Only foreseeable problem would be if they are pre-international, and modern heads won't fit properly. Can still get metric heads, but theyare hard to come by.



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