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Quality semi-pro kit

Advantages: Great looks
Disadvantages: some basic hardware

For the semi-pro or the amateur who wants a bit more than the old APK offered, the XPK is a great kit, with near professl level sound, great lacqured finished and a proce that isn't too far f reach for many drummers. The available sets and sizes is more t ...

Ryan-Simpson 13.09.2000 · Read full review
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great kit for amatuers and semi pros alike

Advantages: Great looking kit great sound
Disadvantages: standard hardware needs improving

I've been playing the drums for very nearly 20 years now and over the years i've had a fair few kits. I purchased my XPK kit some 8-9 years ago and it's still going strong. Firstly i'll comment on looks. My kit is in cherry red clear laquer which shows ...

grandleveller 17.10.2003 · Read full review
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No longer a match for the competition

Advantages: Not a bad kit in its own right
Disadvantages: The competition is now far better

...Going back 5 or 6 years, Premier was one of the big 4 as far as drum kits went. Over the last 5 fives, whilst every other drum manufacturer had made amazing advances, premier seems to have almost remained where they have been for years. Unfortunately, th ...

scoobyman 30.09.2000 · Read full review
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Unbeatable Kit at Any Price

Advantages: Price, thin shells, undersized so bearin edge hits flat part of drumhead, Birch
Disadvantages: Parts not readily available at local drum store.

...Couldn't disagree more with the guy raving on the Exports. Course his comment is like a 13 year old, so he may be dead for all I know. Just saying I picked up my used XPK's in 2009 for about $400 and have also owned Slingerlands and Premier Arttist Maple ...

nilrum 26.04.2013 · Read full review
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V-Series

Advantages: Great sound, very nice looking
Disadvantages: Can be a little too quiet for recording or live gig purposes.

I've had my Mapex V Series drumkit for abou three years now and I'm still very happy with it! I heard the actual kit is designed to be more of a fusion kit that can't really be relied on for playing live gigs but I've played many a gig with it and it's on ...

Arbobug 28.05.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Mapex Venus Plus Drumkit

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