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PDP by DW Double Drive 8-Piece Shell Pack Gray Metal

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Poplar shells offer a great blend of sustain and punch, and are outfitted with Remo heads as well as attractive black lugs and hoops. 2 - 22" x 18" kick drums, 8" x 7", 10" x 8", and 12" x 9" toms, 14... Click To Read More About This Product


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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Poplar shells offer a great blend of sustain and punch, and are outfitted with Remo heads as well as attractive black lugs and hoops. 2 - 22" x 18" kick drums, 8" x 7", 10" x 8", and 12" x 9" toms, 14" x 12" and 16" x 14" floor toms, and 14" x 5-1/2 snare. Cymbals and hardware sold separately.

Features Configuration
  • Bass Drum(s):22" x 18"
  • Tom(s):8" x 7", 10" x 8", 12" x 9"
  • Floor Tom(s):14" x 12", 16" x 14"
  • Snare:14" x 5-1/2"
  • Total Pieces:8
  • Hardware:Not Applicable
  • Cymbals:Not Applicable
  • Shells
  • Shell Material:Poplar
  • Construction:Info Not Available
  • Thickness (mm):Info Not Available
  • Bearing Edge:45°
  • Reinforcement Ring:Not Applicable
  • Drum Hardware
  • Material:Steel
  • Mounts:Suspended
  • Hoops:Triple-flange
  • Lugs:Standard
  • Other
  • Heads:Branded
  • Finish Type:Wrap
  • Country of Origin:China
Pacific Drums and Percussion Limited Warranties

Drum shells and drum hardware are covered for three (3) years. Drum finishes are covered for one (1) year.

FXR/FX/FS/805/EZ Drums:
All FXR, FX, FS, 805 and EZ Series drums and their components are covered for one (1) year.

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All PDP Hardware and Pedals are covered for one (1) year.

This warranty protects the original retail purchaser, only. If a covered product or component fails due to a manufacturing or material defect, Pacific will repair or replace the product at no charge. To obtain Warranty service, return the product to your authorized Pacific Drums Dealer along with your original proof of purchase. In the case that the dealer is unable to correct a warranty defect, the dealer will then contact Pacific for further instructions and to obtain a Return Authorization (RA) number. No shipments will be accepted without an RA number. Any and all shipping charges are the responsibility of the purchaser.

This Warranty does not apply to 1) drums purchased from a source other than an authorized Pacific Drums dealer, 2) any owner other than the original purchaser, 3) defects caused by neglect, moisture, extreme temperatures, handling, shipping or use under normal playing conditions, 4) alterations made after the product leaves the factory and 5) drumheads. Pacific Drums and Percussion shall not be liable for incidental, consequential or other damages that may arise as a result of or related to any defect or failure of this product. This Warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Pacific Drums and Percussion's maximum liability pursuant to this warranty is limited to the monetary value of the product that is the subject of the warranty claim.

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PDP by DWDouble Drive 8-Piece Shell Pack

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(27 of 29 customers found this review helpful)


Tom mounts ARE included, in case anyone is wondering!

By Richard Brookshier, III

from Illinois

Comments about PDP by DW Double Drive 8-Piece Shell Pack:

I finished setting up my new drums today and DANG are they sexy! In case anyone is hung up in whether or not to get it because of the lack of specification of tom mounts, THE TOM MOUNTS ARE INCLUDED! I almost didn't buy this because I never got a clear answer if the tom mounts came with or not. Luckily, taking the risk, I bought it and got way more than I expected! It took me a few hours to set the whole thing up, but that's only because there's just so much that you get! I even got gig bags (cheap cloth ones, but STILL was not even expecting that!), a set of sticks, and a drum key. The snare head, however, is not the greatest so I will very soon be replacing it with an Evan's Onyx snare head for a dark sound. The Remo heads that are on it are simply just regular, plain Remo's (not emperor series, etc). One last note, as for stands, there is NOT a snare stand in this pack (understandable); ONLY the tom mounts. Happy drumming.

(19 of 21 customers found this review helpful)


BIG sound for a Poplar drumset!!

By Lars

from Raleigh NC

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Comments about PDP by DW Double Drive 8-Piece Shell Pack:

So I reviewed a lot of forums and blogs about woods for drums and saw that Hardwoods sounded the best, Maple and Mahogany being the top 2. Poplar was in the mix but it was down low on the totem pole, but it was listed as a hard wood. When I saw the pic of this set and then the price tag, I instantly wanted to know what wood it was.. So being a poplar wood kit I expected it to sound softer and rounder than the Maple DW kit I tested out. It was maybe 3db softer, but the tone, and I am an old dude so good tone to me is 60s and 70s stuff - when Poplar was the main wood used - the tone of this kit is exactly what I was looking for. I'm into Fusion and Progressive stuff like 70s 80s Genesis and of course RUSH. This kit is perfect for that - stock heads and everything. I DID replace the snares with the best ones on the market - forget the name but they were $23.00 @ GC - and are a vast improvement compared to the snares that came with the drum. Still I'm shopping snare drums and will probably go with a supraphonic or the like.. But man, this set blows me away every time I play it.

(15 of 15 customers found this review helpful)


Big Booooom

By Shawn

from Maricopa, AZ

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Comments about PDP by DW Double Drive 8-Piece Shell Pack:

Just as a note, if you order for delivery be ready for a few hours of assembly. I have owned Tama, Pearl, Mapex, and Ludwig. This kit is awesome for the price. Do not confuse the PDP with a brand name these are made by DW and are kicken. I added kickports to the bass drums and they boom. The color states Gray Metal but is actually a metal flake that shines . . . beautiful. If you think this is a cheap quality, bottom end drum kit you are sorely mistaken. With proper tuning each and every drum has excellent tone and sustain. This is one of the best purchases I have made when it comes to drum sets. Don't take my word for it check them out at Guitar Center.

(14 of 15 customers found this review helpful)


Exceeded My Expectations

By Mitchell Ernst

from Batavia, NY

Comments about PDP by DW Double Drive 8-Piece Shell Pack:

I bought this kit because the price was well below anything else I could find, everything is great. I was afraid It wasn't going to have mounts or even spurs for the bass drum but it came with everything and more, even spare parts.

(12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)


2 Years

By Michael

from Southaven, MS

Comments about PDP by DW Double Drive 8-Piece Shell Pack:

Playing this kit hard with no problems whatsoever! It is a huge set and tom mounts are included. Played high end kits here and there and these sound as good as those. Not sure why anyone would need to spend more on a kit. Awesome!

(11 of 12 customers found this review helpful)


This kit is AMAZING

By Salvador

from Hell, AZ

Comments about PDP by DW Double Drive 8-Piece Shell Pack:

Not enough words on this earth to say how much I love this kit! It is such a great kit for playing live or recording in a studio which i have. The tone is so sweet and punchy really great for playing thrash and speed metal but can also be used for everything else, can cut through anything. The price is like a steal should be worth more. They should have stamped DW on this kit not pdp!

(11 of 12 customers found this review helpful)


Very nice set

By chuck

from norfolk, va

Comments about PDP by DW Double Drive 8-Piece Shell Pack:

I have had this set for a few weeks now. For this price this is the best set around. I have played for about 15 years, everything from drum corps to being a session drummer. I own 4 sets (5 now) and got this because i was asked to play in a metal band and none of my other sets fit the bill very well. Two were small sets set up for jazz (yeah im a jazz player in a metal band, crazy i know)and the other was a 5 piece low end set and a latin setup. This set is grate even with the heads that come on it (Remo heads made in china). I put on evens hydos and tuned it pretty low. It now has a VERY nice sound. Without any EQ they sound like what you want a set to sound like. I tuned the bass drums differently and use two crossed double bass drum pedals, pretty fun having it set up like that. Comes with two "bass drum" pillows. The only thing i dident like about the set was the snare, but do you ever get a good snare with a shell pack?? Its not a bad snare just not anything grate. Shows in the photos ported bass drum heads but mine did not come with them. You can pick gray or gray. Looks good but wish there were more options. Overall this is a nice set and it sounds just as good as my DW set. Dosent sound the same but just as good with a different sound. This set sounds better then the Tama or Pearl 8 piece set that cost the same or a few hundred more. This set does not look like a pro set but it sounds like one.

(10 of 13 customers found this review helpful)


Great value

By Frank

from Yukon, OK

Comments about PDP by DW Double Drive 8-Piece Shell Pack:

I immediately fell in love with this kit the moment i saw it on the floor. I upgraded from a standard 5 piece, to this kit and haven't looked back since. Although it is a tad pricey, you get quite a bit for the money and similar kits are well over twice as much. The only problem i have is that it is a somewhat huge kit and takes up quite a bit of room, but it is well worth it.

(10 of 11 customers found this review helpful)


I love this drum kit

By Chuck Cooper

from Mason

Comments about PDP by DW Double Drive 8-Piece Shell Pack:

I've had this kit for about a month and it just keeps getting better and better. I also bought a Gibraltar rack to go with it. Great sounding drums, sturdy hardware. It only comes in one finish but, the pictures don't do it justice. Very nice color and the powder coated hardware really sets it off. With stock heads the sound is killer. some recommend changing heads I personally are fine with what came on the drums. I will be adding a Kick Port soon. I highly recommend this kit.

(8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)


Very Satisfied

By Brahneyak

from Stockton

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      Purchased for my daughter. Teaching her is a blast with this kit. Highly recomened.

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