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DW 6.5x14 Collectors Series Polished Copper Snare Drum  From DW Drums

A workhorse polished copper snare covered in chrome hardware.

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What We Think

On the outside, this drum looks like a standard issue polished copper snare drum with chrome hardware. Where this drum differs is in the shell. Starting with a 3mm shell without reinforcing rings, the copper is carefully formed into the sound of legends. The shell is nearly three times the thickness of standard-issue metal drums and with that comes a tone like no other. The thicker shell wall delivers full-bodied shell notes with each rimshot while still allowing dynamic players the sensitivity for crispy ghost notes. The ten lug configuration combined with the True-Pitch 50 tension rods gives you the widest tuning range possible down to the granular level.

This snare drum weighs in at 16lbs so it's not for everyone, but if you are after a drum that needs to handle high volume situations with ease you may have found your new favorite drum

Manufacturer's Description from DW Drums

Possibly the warmest sounding metal DW offers, it’s a soft metal with many of the tonal characteristics more associated with wood drums. Offered in a polished finish, Collector’s copper delivers a warm crack with plenty of response and playability. Customizable in any of five Custom Shop drum hardware color options, this drum sounds good with various head configurations and is suitable for just about any style of music.


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About Manufacturer

Drum Workshop has been one of the forefront companies that has helped propel drum hardware and custom drum manufacturing. For over forty years, their innovations and tireless dedication in pedals, hardware, and drum-making have continued to change the way drummers think about and approach drumming. To this day, DW pedals and hardware have raised the standards by which all others are measured. 

DW also continues to expand their custom drum offerings with a variety of shell designs, tonewoods, and countless finish options to truly personalize your sonic vision. Whether you are designing something for home use or the rigors of the road, DW's allegiance to improving the way drum products are made continues to inspire generations of drummers. Through passion and innovation, DW has become the Drummer's Choice for enthusiasts and professionals alike.




DW Collectors Polished Copper Snare Drum Features

  • 3mm Copper shell
  • MAG throw-off system
  • 10-lug configuration
  • TruePitch 50 Tension Rods
  • TrueHoops