Replica Vintage Spare Parts

Its our passion here at Nick Hopkin Drums to source hard to find spares for your drums to get them playable again. Some parts are just impossible to find in quantity.

We have started to manufacture replica spare parts for vintage drums as well as┬ástocking some made by some friends of ours in the USA. Here’s a guide to some New and popular items:

Rogers Swiv-O-Matic set screw:

Easy to lose, impossible to find a replacement. For tom posts, cymbal tilters etc. Handmade in the UK, available here

Premier Royal Ace snare fulcrum screw:

Easy to lose grub screw that enables operation of the snare throw lever. Handmade in the UK, available here

Premier 2000 snare height adjustment screws:

Originals snap easily, making snare wires impossible to mount. Two thread sizes available:

Late 60’s – early 80’s drums – handmade in the UK, available here

Early 80’s drums onwards – handmade in the UK, available here

Slot Head drum key:

For general, moderate tension, use on toms – made in the UK, available here

For higher tension use, snare drums in particular – made in the UK, available here

Gretsch Microsensitive snare lever:

Made in USA, available here

Slingerland Radio King Clamshell lever:

Modern alternative to the easily broken, original lever. Fully functional. Made in USA, available here

 

We have some more products in pre-production. Keep checking the site for new additions, or join our mailing list for a monthly newsletter

 

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