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Old 07-29-2010, 11:10 PM
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Default Premier Resonator Kit Restoration

This is my third restoration kit project. Picked these Premiere Resonators up from Craigs List for $75. Thinking mid 70's. Will keep the original wrap for now as it is pretty good on all drums. Polychromatic Red. Some scuffs and minute things here and there. A little rash on the 13 but look fine from a few feet. Have all the top tom parts. It is missing all the bottom hoops, tension rods, Bass resonator shell, and one bass drum hoop. I am thinking of going with new standard tension rods until I can find or purchase remaining slotted rods I need. Also has a cymbal mount on bass. Going to put Remo coated white ambassadors on them.
The toms have the resonator shells in them. Tricky getting them out and back in. There is a certain procedure to it. Sizes of drums are 14"x24" 9"x13" 10"x14" 15"x16"
The first pic is the sellers pic and the others are after I got them home and started cleaning them up. Finished the restoration and what a great sounding kit this is. Played it out once in a jazz setting and they performed excelently. Found a nice Premier Olympic steel snare to go with them on ebay.






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Old 04-19-2011, 08:28 AM
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Default Re: Premier Projector Kit Restoration

Nice looking kit - a lot like my Slingerland kit when I got it - no bottom heads on my toms, no resonator head on my BD - just a basic drum kit. Your tom mount looks like my Ludwig set up, too. All I need now is a front hoop for my BD & it'll be back to complete. thanks
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Old 04-25-2011, 11:15 PM
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You did a very nice job on these Tim.

Beautiful drums!
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Old 04-26-2011, 06:24 AM
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Great find!!!!

Good onya!!!!
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Old 03-25-2017, 07:19 PM
Teddy L'orso Teddy L'orso is offline
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Default Re: Premier Projector Kit Restoration

Hello,

I believe I am restoring the same drum kit as you. Can we discuss the hardware that your drums came with?

Looks great!
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Old 04-13-2017, 08:23 PM
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Default Re: Premier Projector Kit Restoration

Sure, you can message me. The drums are actually Resonators, not Projectors. I accidentally posted
them under the wrong name.
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