Birch for bebop

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+1 regarding the Premier Artist Birch. I have the Heritage Jazz (?) 18 x 16 BD and the Heritage Club 10 x 6 tom that NobleCooleyNut mentioned. I've looked for that 13 x 11 FT for years! Currently selling a 14 x 11 AB I had drilled for Premier FT brackets to offset costs in possibly having a 13 custom made.

Great sounding drums - I've used the BD on jazzier stuff as well as tuning down a bit for rock/blues stuff.
Another +1 for Premier Artist Birch kits! I had this one a few years go and gigged the snot out of it, tuned up and down.
You can hear it here: https://lodho.bandcamp.com/track/tous-des-loups

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I love this picture because it's a bop kit with a couple extra toms and that alone will cause Tom to wince. :icon_e_confused: I really can't think of a good reason to have an 8" tom, but it came with my kit and I set it up for the photo. Yarrrr.

Anyway, the 12/14/18 Stage Custom Birch-- we've talked about these before. They are awesome.
 

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I love this picture because it's a bop kit with a couple extra toms and that alone will cause Tom to wince. :icon_e_confused: I really can't think of a good reason to have an 8" tom, but it came with my kit and I set it up for the photo. Yarrrr.

Anyway, the 12/14/18 Stage Custom Birch-- we've talked about these before. They are awesome.
Love it! I, too, have no use for 8" (and 10") toms. I have a 10" Maple Custom tom that I'm using as a stand for the security camera in my living room. It was from a used kit I bought years ago — couldn't break it out of the deal. Looks nice as a decoration in the room, I must say.

I'll put it up for sale someday, but right now, it's getting a lot more use than any other drums in my house!!
 

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Love it! I, too, have no use for 8" (and 10") toms. I have a 10" Maple Custom tom that I'm using as a stand for the security camera in my living room. It was from a used kit I bought years ago — couldn't break it out of the deal. Looks nice as a decoration in the room, I must say.

I'll put it up for sale someday, but right now, it's getting a lot more use than any other drums in my house!!
Yeah, I don't really get 10" toms either but I'm trying to grow into it. I could probably sell the 8 and 10 and forget about them almost immediately.
 

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10s an accessory motion drum goes to right of the 12
if you have an 8 and a 10 put em like piano keys 12-10-8
 

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Should be 3-ply Birch with Beech reinforcement rings.....and 4 days after my 16th birthday. Cool! :thumbup:
 

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When you shop the vintage drum market, you want to search out "Premier Projector".
I believe the same shell was the basis for the "Resonator" shell.
...and thanks for the birthday wishes! :-D
 

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Should be 3-ply Birch with Beech reinforcement rings.....and 4 days after my 16th birthday. Cool! :thumbup:
And those special Premier die-cast hoops. Not much talk about those, they look thinner, at least more low-profile, than Gretsch.
 


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