DW's flagship line, the Collector's Series, are the original American-made custom drums. For years, drum makers have preferred maple for its resonant tonal qualities. Maple is a traditional shell material that provides low-end punch, warmth and attack. This DW Shell Pack features North American Maple shells with 3-ply reinforcement hoops. Toms 8-13... Click To Read More About This Product
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DW's flagship line, the Collector's Series, are the original American-made custom drums. For years, drum makers have preferred maple for its resonant tonal qualities. Maple is a traditional shell material that provides low-end punch, warmth and attack. This DW Shell Pack features North American Maple shells with 3-ply reinforcement hoops. Toms 8-13" are 6-ply, while 14" and bigger (including bass drums) are 7-ply.
This shell pack features a mounted tom with Vertical Low Timbre (VLT) - a DW special feature which involves arranging grain patterns of shell plies so the outermost and innermost plies run vertically versus the traditional horizontal. This provides less tension on the shell for greater resonance. In addition, the floor tom and kick drums feature X-Shell construction which complements VLT technology through a revolutionary, full vertical shell cross-lamination on the inner plies. The result of these two advancements is a tonally massive drum sound and lowered pitch.
It also features DW's patented STM (suspension tom mount) system, which allows drums to vibrate independently, allowing maximum resonance while securely holding the drum in place. Because there are no washers or grommets inhibiting the lug rod receiver, choking is reduced and tuning is as easy as ever.
To give drummers even more control over their sound, DW created its patented True-Pitch rod system. The rods feature 5mm threads rather than the 12/24 that's standard on most other drums. To compare, there is 1 thread every 0.8mm on True-Pitch rods (about 20% more threads), versus 1 thread every 1.05mm on most other drums. The result is a more exacting tuning process.
Crested by chrome hardware, this shell pack features a 13" x 9" VLT mounted tom, a 16" x 16" X-Shell floor tom and a 24" x 16" X-Shell kick drum.
Snare drum, cymbals and hardware sold separately.
Bass Drum(s): 24" x 16"
Tom(s): 13" x 9"
Floor Tom(s): 16" x 16"
Snare: Not Applicable
Total Pieces: 3
Hardware: Not Applicable
Cymbals: Not Applicable
Shell Material: Maple
Thickness (mm): 4.2
Bearing Edge: 45
Reinforcement Ring: Yes
Finish Type: Wrap
Country of Origin: United States
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