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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-28-2018, 03:55 AM
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Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Vintage Olympic Drum by Premier

Premier had some Craviotto solid shelled Modern Classic snares around 2005, aside from that anything prior to the early 80's is always 3 ply construction.
Premier didn't use Maple till 1992 with...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-26-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 672
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Vintage Olympic Drum by Premier

3 Ply Finnish Birch with Beech re-rings
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-09-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Premier Help ... Please

Its an early 90's XPK - shells are Meranti with an outer ply of Birch. Finish is Flame Red
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-02-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Premier Blue Shimmer drumset

2000 didn't go to steel shell till the mid 80's
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-06-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: TAMA Artstar ES - Japan / Taiwan

The ES were originally Rockstars with Artstar hardware - 9ply/9mm Phillipine Mahogany shells with a inner Basswood ply.
Tama 'upgraded' the shells (theres essentially a Mk1,Mk2 and Mk3 Artstar ES)...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-04-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Premier snare i.d.

I sold one for US$70 recently here in Oz
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-04-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Premier snare i.d.

Premier Cabria (UK made) 98-00
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 08-31-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Premier 4 Piece Info Needed

Late 50's, Super Ace was replaced by Royal Ace about 1960
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 07-25-2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Another Premiere snare ID question.

Trilok is correct it's a 1005 steel snare with non-standars hoops. The badge puts it at 1987-1994.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-23-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Rare 1972 Premier 303 for restoration

hahaha didn't notice either
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-19-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By dukekamaya
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-16-2018, 01:52 AM
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Views: 259
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Question about 1960s Premier paint on bass drum hoops.

As in a matching paint colour? Any trade paint store with a spectrometer will be able to colour match it
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-16-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Rare 1972 Premier 303 for restoration

If you are on facebook join the group "Premier drums and Percussion"
Someone might be able to help you with wrap on there
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-16-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Olympic Premier difference

The Super Olympic range also had a different badge again
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-16-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Olympic Premier difference

There are badge differences between US market models which were distributed by Selmer and the standard badge the rest of the world got
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-06-2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: What is it?

Actually has its own model number its '2006'
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-06-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: What is it?

There is a 14 x 6.5" listed in the Black Shadow range in the 1985 catalogue
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 05-06-2018, 04:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: What is it?

Possibly a 2003 from the sounds of it, should be 6 1/2" too Premier never made 6" depth snares in the UK
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-28-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Giving my Premier 1005 a good Bath and Polish !!

I was thinking the same thing, the 1005's were all Olympic badged till '78-ish I thought. Regardless looks in great condition.
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 04-25-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Help to identify a Premier Kit.

XPK, it's 1994-5 as evidenced by the post-Yamaha era badges
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-29-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By dukekamaya
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-28-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: PREMIER APK MKIII | Help with screws and Tune Lugs

The ones in the last link are a later example but are near identical. Are you after lugs or just the screws? If you are on facebook join the group "Premier Drums and Percussion" plenty of members on...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-28-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: PREMIER APK MKIII | Help with screws and Tune Lugs

Tension rods are plentiful on ebay, I wouldn't imagine a hardware store would keep them.
Cabria rods will be identical
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-27-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: Help me identify this 80s PREMIER drum

Replied on your other thread
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 03-27-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By dukekamaya
Re: PREMIER APK MKIII | Help with screws and Tune Lugs

The tension rods are standard 7/32". These lugs are notorious for snapping, one remedy is to change to longer mounting screws than the standard ones as they don't screw far into the lug itself. The...
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