PREMIER RESONATOR 4 PIECE SHELL PACK, FLAME RED, CIRCA '87-'88 (PRE-LOVED)
Here we have a flagship Premier Resonator from the late eighties. This kit is finished in stunning Flame Red Lacquer, which is a very vibrant, translucent wood grain red finish. The internal covers are also finished in the same colour which really sets this kit off.
Premier took drum shell design to a completely new level with Resonator, these drums have a truly unique sound. Resonator drums are twin shell, the outer shell takes all the stress and holds the shell mounted hardware whilst the inner 2 ply birch shell is stress free and free floating allowing it to resonate freely.
The drums became popular for their strong fundamental pitch, longer sustain and wide tuning range. Premier patented the technology meaning the unique sonic characteristics have always been exclusive to this range. The tone and definition of these drums are often compared with the Recording Custom which would later be built for a period at the same factory under licence for Yamaha by Premier.
This is a rare opportunity to get one of Premier’s finest Birch drum sets. The condition of this kit is very nice - bright Chrome, a great finish, the worst marks are at the back of the bass drum (please see picture) they don’t detract at all when viewing from the audience perspective. The kit is all original and fitted with un played Premier CL heads throughout. The clear front head provides the ultimate touch showing off the beautiful interior.
12 x 10 & 13 x 11 Toms
16 x 16 Floor Tom
22 x 16 Bass Drum
Premier’s famous Diecast Hoops
Flame Red Lacquer Finish & Matching Inner Finish
100% Birch Shells
Unique Design Twin Shell with 2 ply floating inner shell
Rok Lok Tom Holder & Floor Tom Legs included
Fitted with Premier CL Heads (all un played)
A stunning sounding set, and a piece of Premier history
Made in the UK Circa 1987-88
PreLoved - 7/10 Condition - A few surface marks on the lacquer, and a bit of rash on the back bass drum hoop and back panel of the bass drum shell (pictured), looks to have been caused by tom rub. Otherwise the kit is in well above average condition for it’s age!