DW's flagship line, the Collector's Series, are the original US-made custom drums. A favorite for live performance, oak provides warm, full tone with bright attack and huge projection. This DW Collect... Click To Read More About This Product
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DW's flagship line, the Collector's Series, are the original US-made custom drums. A favorite for live performance, oak provides warm, full tone with bright attack and huge projection. This DW Collector's Series Lacquer Custom Oak shell pack features 7-ply toms up to 13", while the floor tom and kick are 8-ply.
One of DW's newer grain orientation technologies, HVLT (Horizontal/Vertical Low Timber) is similar to their popular VLT (Vertical Low Timbre) shell configuration in that most of the plies within the shell are vertical. This creates less tension on the shell to provide an overall lower note. The difference with HVLT is that the outer poly is horizontal. With more tension on the shell, it offers slightly more low-midrange frequencies. HVLT comes standard on Collector' Series Cherry and Design Series drums.
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.
Cymbals, hardware and snare sold separately.
Bass Drum(s): 22" x 18"
Tom(s): 10" x 8", 12" x 9"
Floor Tom(s): 16" x 14"
Snare: Not Applicable
Total Pieces: 4
Hardware: Not Applicable
Cymbals: Not Applicable
Shell Material: Oak
Thickness (mm): Multiple
Bearing Edge: 45
Reinforcement Ring: Not Applicable
Finish Type: Lacquer
Country of Origin: United States
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Comments about DW Collector's Series Lacquer Custom Oak 4-Piece Shell Pack:
Drums were advertised as new but weren't. When I opened the boxes, all of the drums had moderate amount of drum stick markings on them. If it weren't for a discount, the drumset would have been returned. False advertisement. Will probably not buy another DW drumset from guitar center again.
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