As a drummer gains more experience, they naturally start leaning towards building their own kit as opposed to buying an entirely brand new one. For these percussionists, shell packs are the ideal way to go, and DW Drums shell packs are preferred more often than not. In this section, you'll discover shell packs from the Collector's Series, which just so happens to be DW's flagship line. From 4-piece all-cherry lacquer shell packs to satin oil 5-piece kits and much more, drummers of all playing styles will find a shell pack that suits their tastes in the DW Drums Collector's Series.
The shell packs in this selection are designed for those with serious drumming ambitions. In fact, DW Drums' extensive roster includes many famous heavy hitters, including Dave Grohl, Shelia E and Atom Willard. Just take a look at the 4-Piece Shell Pack w/24" Bass Drum Black Velvet Chrome Hardware. Featuring North American Maple shells with 3-play reinforcement hoops and DW's patented suspension tom mount system for maximum resonance, this shell pack includes a 12x9" rack tom, 14x14" and 16x16" floor toms, and a 24x18" kick drum. Simply put, this 4-piece pack is a perfect example of the Collector's Series boutique-style drum making.
Or, if it's a 5-piece that you're after, you'll be blown away by the 5-Piece Lacquer Custom Shell Pack. Boasting North American Maple and African Mahogany shells, this pack is an excellent blend of warm vintage tones and low-end punch. Additionally, each drum contains Vertical Low Timbre: a DW special feature that involves arranging grain patterns of shell plies so that the innermost and outermost plies run vertically instead of the traditionally horizontal way.
As you can see, every state-of-the-art California Custom Shop shell configuration in the DW Collector's Series is worth taking a closer look at. The original American Made custom drum set, you'll have no problem demanding the attention of everyone at your next gig when you're maintaining a steady groove with a DW Collector's Series shell pack.