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Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-25-2020, 10:22 AM
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Posted By jojo_berlin
Re: Premier Genista for Jazz?

That's the thing! My Royal Ace came with broken wires, so I had to find some replacements. After a couple of unsuccessful soldering attempts, I found a guy on one of the fb groups who makes them. Not...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-25-2020, 01:44 AM
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Posted By jojo_berlin
Re: Premier Genista for Jazz?

Hey olddrumgeak...very nice! Thats exactly the snare I am looking for, I guess its the Sapphire Blue lacquer finish?

I also got my Genista just recently (last year in summer), before I played a...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-18-2020, 02:54 AM
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Posted By jojo_berlin
Premier Genista for Jazz?

Hello drummers,
i recently baught a Premier Genista from the 90's in the sizes 18" and 20" bd, 8",10",12",14" Tom Tom and 14" floortom. I play mostly Jazz, but also in a Indie Rockband. Thats why I...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 11-16-2020, 02:26 PM
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Posted By jojo_berlin
Re: Soldering snare wires

Ok, I have to admitt my trial was not 100% sucessful. it is not as easy as some folks described in some forums. I posted some photos so u can see my workflow.
Most difficult part was to get the...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-16-2020, 06:58 AM
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Posted By jojo_berlin
Re: Helping identifying vintage premier kit

Does anyone of you guys play a 90" Genista in the Jazz-context? I own one in a bob-zize (18, 8, 10, 12, 14) with the shorter length pancake toms. It birch and might be not considered as a typical...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-14-2020, 02:09 PM
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Posted By jojo_berlin
Re: Helping identifying vintage premier kit

Thanks a lot! That really helped for my decision making process. I will stay with my Genista and play it with my Royal Ace. It was more like a "wow, I found the kit for my snare" thing.
But I am...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 11-14-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By jojo_berlin
Helping identifying vintage premier kit

Hello drummers,
I have the chance to buy this litte Premier vintage kit, it looks like a 303, but I am not sure. Price will be 350 Euos, incl. hardware. I have a Premier Royal Ace Snare in exakt...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 10-26-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,171
Posted By jojo_berlin
Re: Vintage Premier 2000 Snare Drum 68/69 Great Cond

Which is not true. For everyone looking for Royal Ace wires: I found a guy from Serbia on a facebook forum, who manufactures them! He even can produce them in two different thicknesses, awsome guy!...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-19-2020, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,868
Posted By jojo_berlin
Soldering snare wires

Hello all,
I am currently restoring my 60's Premier Royal Ace. As most of you know, its almost impossible to replace the snare wires. I still have the original ones, but some wires are lost, others...
Forum: Restoring Vintage Drums 09-12-2020, 01:05 PM
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Posted By jojo_berlin
Patient Premier Royal Ace birch early 60's

Aloah,
I got a very nice Premier Royal Ace form the early 60's in a pretty good shape. Only problem I have, I need new wires. I couls try to solder the original ones, but if anyone has a spear one,...
Forum: Vintage Drums 12-13-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By jojo_berlin
Help identifying shellset

Hi all,
can anyone of you guys tell what kind of shellset this is? A guy in my village sells it for 150 bucks. Looks like a vintage Ludwig, no?
Thanks a lot in advance!
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-18-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,564
Posted By jojo_berlin
Re: Identifying Premier Snare from the 90's

Just found this:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Premier-Beautifully-Preserved-Rare-1-Yr-Astria-Model-Blue-Sapphire-Snare-Drum/183751966348?hash=item2ac8787e8c:g:Y3QAAOSwi7VcFcec

It looks like a Premier...
Forum: Vintage Non-USA drums 09-18-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,564
Posted By jojo_berlin
Identifying Premier Snare from the 90's

Aloha,
can anyone help me identifying this Premier Snare? It's a wooden snare from the 90's, badge says "Made in England". First, I thought its a XPK, but the seller told me its not. Anyone can say...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 01-09-2018, 11:05 AM
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Posted By jojo_berlin
Bosphorus Master...sizzle or not?

Hi drummers,
I got a 22 Bosphorus Master recently. I play it on my far right side, next to my 21 Agop SE (very dry!) and a 20 Agop SE, which has a more open Sound and works perfect as a...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 06-19-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,428
Posted By jojo_berlin
Re: 50s Avedis large stamp - what do you think?

HI Zen..nice to see you here as well. Its good to talk about the Sound now, since your work is a phantastic Guideline to identify the age of those vintage Zildjian cymbals, at least in most cases....
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 06-18-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,428
Posted By jojo_berlin
Re: 50s Avedis large stamp - what do you think?

Thanks a lot for your your feedback! This seems to be a nice forum, and yes, Jazz definitely changed my life to some extend, especially the sound of those old cymbals. Still have to convince my wife...
Forum: Vintage Cymbals 06-18-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,428
Posted By jojo_berlin
50s Avedis large stamp - what do you think?

Hi all,
I am new to this forum - so first of all: Hey everybody!
I am a jazz drummer, who just recently came back to drumming after 15 years of a creative break. Before I was mostly playing rock,...
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