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DW 3pc Collectors Series Mahogany Drum Set-Vintage Marine  From DW

DW's flagship line, the Collector’s Series, are the original US-made custom drums. Drum Sizes- 9x12, 14x16, 18x24

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What We Think

Mahogany is one of the main sounds that everybody yearns for when it comes to vintage drums. Drummers of today who want the best of both worlds - the warmth of vintage drums and the resonance and projection of newer instruments - can stop searching. 

Drum Workshop's continuous efforts to create new and exciting sounds have resulted in a hybrid shell of maple and mahogany that encapsulates the sounds of the past with the technology of today. These new DW shells with mahogany on the interior ply utilize their VLT (Vertical Low Timbre) shell technology, which produces a smooth and melodious tone that will grab the attention of musicians and non-musicians alike. We loved the smooth frequency response that the mahogany yields over the brighter maple; it gives these drums a rich and warm tone that stands apart from the typical modern drum set sounds. Add to that DW's new True Pitch 50 tension rods, and your ability to fine-tune and make your dream drum set sounds become a reality.

The DW Collectors series has a little something for everyone that is serious about their tone. If you find yourself trying to get away from the bright sounds of modern drums, we feel that the DW maple mahogany shells offer a marvelous solution that sounds incredibly full in the studio, at home or live applications. 

Manufacturer's Description from DW

DW's flagship line, the Collector’s Series, are the original US-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 are 7-ply. Bass drums are 7-ply and snare drums are 10-ply (with 6-ply reinforcement hoops).

This shell pack features rack toms 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 includes X Shell construction which complements VLT technology through a revolutionary, full vertical shell cross-lamination on the innerplies. The result of these two advancements is a tonally massive drum sound and lowered pitch. Rounding out and refining the low-end of this kit is a kick drum featuring Vertical Low Timbre/Diagonal grain shells (VLX). These shells are the lowest grain orientation available from the DW Custom Shop.

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.

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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.

 

 

Specifications

DW Collectors Maple/Mahogany Drum Set Features:

  • Maple/Mahogany shells
  • 7-ply bass shells
  • DW suspension tom mounts 
  • True-Pitch rod system w/5mm threads
  • Made in the USA
  • Drum Sizes- 9x12, 14x16, 18x24 (depth x diameter)
  • Snare drum sold separate