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DW 6x14 Collectors Exotic Maple Snare Drum-Spalted Maple  From DW Drums

DW's flagship line, the Collector’s Series, are the original US-made custom drums. This drum features a gorgeous Spalted Maple veneer finished with a natural gloss. VLT Shell

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What We Think

The DW Exotic Series snare drums have been an affordable option for drummers that are looking for an exquisite looking and sounding drum in one nice package. In the medium tuning range, this snare has plenty of body and bite. At the low end of the range this drum has the fat and sag of a 70's era drum sound but with a modern polish. In the high tuning range, the drum offers great crack and projection without sacrificing body. The Spalted Maple has a visually striking appearance and perfectly complements the chrome hardware. It has the VLT shell and the shell note is a Eb

DW 6x14 Collectors Exotic Spalted Maple Snare Drum Quick n' Dirty

In this video, Sound Pure drums expert Barry Knain explains the various features of the DW 6x14 Collectors Exotic Spalted Maple Snare and tests it out in several different tuning ranges.

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    • DW 6x14 Collectors Exotic Maple Snare Drum-Spalted Maple

Manufacturer's Description from DW Drums

In experimenting with different exotic woods as alternate shell making materials, DW's Custom Shell Shop discovered that in addition to the different tonal qualities inherent in every unique type of wood, slight alterations in the shell's construction can also greatly influence sound. Some of the woods sampled possessed a vertical grain pattern that when tested, dramatically lowered the pitch of the shell. Thus, VLT (Vertical Low Timbre) was born. For those players who prefer a lower overall tone while still maintaining maximum resonance and attack, VLT can be ordered as an option on all Collector's Series Maple Drums.

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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 Snare Drum Features

  • Chrome plated lugs
  • Remo heads
  • 3.0mm hoops
  • Mag Throw Off
  • Spalted Maple Veneer
  • Natural Gloss Finish
  • VLT Shell