Old 09-02-2014, 12:09 PM
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wooltonboy wooltonboy is offline
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Hi Folks,
I've a chance to get this what I believe to be a Premier 303 in WMP.
Seller says it is a '66, but with the 2 rack toms I think it must be at least a '68. Plus it takes standars drum heads.
The rear hoop is missing from the kick, but seller has the claws and rods.
There is some damage to the wrap on the floor tom (see pic), but it appears to be on the back side of the drum I think.
I offered him $500 CND for the kit and he has accepted.
What do you think?
Cheers
Phil
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Old 09-02-2014, 12:20 PM
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I think it's a screamin deal. Not up on Premiere stuff but still...

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Old 09-03-2014, 10:29 AM
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I do not care for those mounts too much..but...that's how they made them!

MUCh better mount came out in 1973...Lokfast.....
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Old 09-03-2014, 02:07 PM
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That's an ok deal....
Getting the snare with it....would make it a great deal...
Btw...it's Kelly,...have the hoop, if you buy...(Kijiji)..
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Old 09-03-2014, 07:55 PM
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I'd love to find a nice Premier WMP kit like that around here for five bills. Looks really nice. Don't sweat the wrap damage on the floor. Make it stable if it hasn't been glued/repaired and enjoy the drums!!
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Old 09-03-2014, 08:24 PM
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I'm swiftly becoming a big Premier fan, those 3 ply Finish birch shells are just too sweet! I think Kieth Moon was onto something? I realize Premier had some mahogany shells too mixed in there, my Olympic snare is NOT birch...
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Old 09-04-2014, 11:17 AM
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That's an ok deal....
Getting the snare with it....would make it a great deal...
Btw...it's Kelly,...have the hoop, if you buy...(Kijiji)..
Thanks Kelly
Yes, going away for a weeks vacation but I have arranged to pick the kit up when I return. I'll be in touch regarding the hoop. Does it have an inlay?
Cheers, Phil
Old 09-14-2014, 03:06 PM
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That,sr. IT IS a good deal. Yes. you can buy a run of the mill set for like $300-$400 but they will never have the class or the sound of your set. If you have a little patience a Royal Ace snare on that finish will pop up on Ebay for not that much. In the meantime use your favorite snare. I'd only suggest changing the BD front head for a correct era head. The one you have on right now is from a newer era.
Old 09-16-2014, 03:04 AM
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A very good deal. I also think this is later than '66, but it doesn't really make any difference, it's a killer. Enjoy

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