Custom Drums

Handcrafted in England

We provide the highest unrivalled quality drums in the UK market, producing exquisitely handmade stave and segmented drums in house from the finest tone woods available. Using techniques developed over years of experience and background engineering knowledge, every drum meets our fine radial tolerances, top class sound quality and superb finish.

Choose from the Silverback, Bonobo, Barbary or go completely bespoke where dreams become a reality, where the drummer gains complete control over the whole design process; from construction to characteristics, achieving the total balance of tone, clarity, attack, sustain and aesthetics.

A.K.A “the gigger”

The solid stave construction of the Silverback Series makes for a drum that even in its simplicity, provides heirloom quality drum(s) with all the key attributes that the gigging/touring drummer requires.

By choosing the right combination of customisable options, own a top class piece of kit with the right combination of tone, clarity and projection for the gigging/touring drummer.

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CONSTRUCTION

Solid stave, 12mm thickness

WOODS

A Choice of either Mahogany or Padauk. MAHOGANY- Its strong low end results in a rich, warm tone. In addition, Its enhanced mid range gives extra punch. PADAUK- A superb sounding tone wood. Very bright with lots of high end and a lot of attack, especially in our stave shells.

SIZE OPTIONS

14 inch diameter X 5.5” and 6.5” Depths for snare drums. Kits- 10x8, 12x10, 13x10, 14x14,16x14, 22x17. Made to order

FINISH

A lush, open grain, hardwearing polyurethane satin finish

HARDWARE

Single point lugs, Standard/tradition strainer and butt, 2.3mm Flanged hoops, in your choice of chrome, gold or black nickel hardware.

BEARING EDGES

Small 45 degree outer, large 45 degree inner

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ABOUT PRIMAS CUSTOM DRUMS

WHAT’S THE STORY BEHIND IT?

MY JOURNEY SO FAR

Primas Custom Drums is the product of many years in development of many different skill sets. Firstly and most importantly; playing drums in excess of 20 years in various bands and projects, both live and in the studio. This valuable experience teamed with a background in mechanical engineering, fine wood working and a natural curiosity for how things are made, progressed into producing my first drum back in 2015 with great success. Since then, many hours of work, experimentation and testing has enabled me to produce some phenomenal drums. I am now at the point where I am ready to share my creations with the world and give drummers the opportunity to own some of the highest quality drums available.

WHY CHOOSE PRIMAS CUSTOM DRUMS?

In a market that is completely saturated with mass produced, run of the mill plywood drums with oil finishes and basic hardware… why not purchase a product that is totally unique, hand crafted to heirloom quality with endless possibilities and superior sound qualities!? Our Stave and Segmented drums offer a sound and versatility that many other drums cannot match. If you’re in the market for a new high end drum kit or snare, want first class service and a superior product with the option of complete customisation, you’ve come to the right place.

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TOTALLY UNIQUE & HANDCRAFTED

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OUR ARTISTS

LET’S HEAR THEIR STORIES

Artist

Dan Southall

Band

These Wicked Rivers

With over 20 years experience, Dan is a seasoned veteran. His articulation, power and accuracy are amongst an array of skills that many other drummers cannot match. His influences include; Prog, Tech Metal and good old fashioned “Rock ‘n’ Roll”. Dan Southall found his true calling when he joined the blues rock band These Wicked Rivers back in 2014.

Since taking to the stage in October of 2014, the Derby quartet have impressed all and sundry since their inception with their brand of modern rock, influenced by (amongst others) Black Stone Cherry and Clutch. Their journey includes air time from Planet Rock and Hard Rock Hell radio to performances at many great festivals across the UK and featuring in many reputable publications such as; Classic Rock Magazine and Planet Rock. There latest album release “Eden” concretes their position as a high level contender in the UK rock music scene.

“I am delighted that Eddie and Primas Custom Drums are a part of my drumming journey. His work is beautiful and working with Primas Custom Drums is a real privilege. Eddie is a great friend and advisor and he is always around to offer a helping hand, no matter the subject.” Dan Southall- These Wicked Rivers.

Artist

Steven Herbert

Band

The Howling Tides

The hard hitting, precise flare of Steven Hebert makes him a real contender that is instantly recognisable and not easily forgotten! At only the age of 25, ‘Herbie’ has proven his worth and a drummer to keep on your radar! Influences include; rock, metal and blues but more recently inspired by other genres such as; hip-hop, neo-soul, funk and reggae; incorporating new skill sets into his playing.

Steven “Herbie” Herbert is a member of the midlands based rock quartet “The Howling Tides”. Bursting in to life in 2018, they have seen success after success. With an impressive and successful release of their self-titled EP, produced by Blues Rock titan Aynsley Lister, they have since played some major shows including; Hard Rock Hell to Ibiza, Planet Rock Festival, Rockstock festival and main stage Rock City. Even winning approval from Ricky Warwick (Black Star Riders, Thin Lizzy) and have been personally chosen to support Black Star Riders on numerous occasions. The band continues to work hard, show casing their talents on stages across the UK and the rest of Europe.

“It has been a great experience working with Eddie over the past couple of years! I am beyond excited to see what the future holds with the continued relationship with Primas Custom Drums” – Steven “Herbie” Herbert.

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T-shirt: Gildan Heavy CottonTM adult, white with black logo £10

DESCRIPTION

A stylish music T-shirt design featuring the new Primas Custom Drums Logo! Printed on quality cotton. Unique, custom made, casual wear - for all musicians looking for a fresh and unusual t-shirt design and great T-shirt to accompany our heirloom quality drums!

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