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DW Steve Smith Backstage Practice Pad  

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This Steve Smith creation by DW straps above your knee with a unique contoured design, rubber playing surface, and comes with an adjustable quick-rel...Read More

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      Practice anytime, anywhere.

      This Steve Smith creation by DW straps above your knee with a unique contoured design, rubber playing surface, and comes with an adjustable quick-release nylon strap. This practice pad is perfect for matched or traditional grip. Here is the compact and convenient solution to loosen up and regain your chops backstage before your next gig.

      Note that DW products are not available for further discounting online. For additional information, please call 866-226-2918.

      FEATURES
      • Unique contoured design
      • Rubber playing surface
      • Quick-release nylon strap
      • Perfect for matched or traditional grip

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      DWSteve Smith Backstage Practice Pad
       
      4.3

      (based on 10 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (6)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (3)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (0)

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        (1)

      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good quality (3)

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        Best Uses

        • Practicing (3)

        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        Had one of these for years!

        Ok, the one I own is not exactly this model, because this is a take on an older model that was made quite a few years ago. However, I find mine to be...Read complete review

        Ok, the one I own is not exactly this model, because this is a take on an older model that was made quite a few years ago. However, I find mine to be an invaluable tool for keeping my hands in shape, and practicing my stick control when I am either not near drums, or am just puttering around. It's great in front of the t.v., or backstage before a gig. My biggest complaint is the price, which seems hugely excessive for what it is, which is basically a plastic device with a rubber top, and with a nylon and velcro strap. Seems a bit unreasonable to me. But, if you gauge this item's worth by its value to you as a player, then it can't be beat.

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        bad choice for my son

        It might for the pro to use. For my son, practice with stand is much better choice.

        It might for the pro to use. For my son, practice with stand is much better choice.

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        5.0

        Awesome pro Practice Pad w great bounce

        By Joey Scrima

        from Burlington,MA

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about DW Steve Smith Backstage Practice Pad:

          The wood is soft making the feel more like a snare drum

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          5.0

          GREAT PRACTICE PAD

          By MIKEF

          from POMPANO BEACH FLORIDA

          About Me Professional Musician

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Practicing

            Comments about DW Steve Smith Backstage Practice Pad:

            Love this product,have an old (50yrs)pad on a makeshift stand that needed replacement.This is it easy to carry,use and great quality ,this should last me another 50:)

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            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            bad choice for my son

            By dabadaba

            from los angeles

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about DW Steve Smith Backstage Practice Pad:

            It might for the pro to use. For my son, practice with stand is much better choice.

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            5.0

            I just love it

            By dianaca

            from Caracas,Venezuela

            About Me Novice

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good looks
            • Good Quality
            • Great rebound
            • Improves Sound
            • Portable

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Practicing
            • Wherever you take it

            Comments about DW Steve Smith Backstage Practice Pad:

            I believe it's for everyone, pros and begginers, the rebound it's just like the one you have on the drums. Take it everywhere and improve your skills.

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            4.0

            good quality

            By Madmax

            from Texas

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

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                  Comments about DW Steve Smith Backstage Practice Pad:

                  Nice practice pad well built and comfortable semi quiet

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                  5.0

                  Steve Smith smart practice

                  By Drummer1984

                  from Nashville, TN

                  Comments about DW Steve Smith Backstage Practice Pad:

                  VERY good pad, would argue one of the best out there. It is pricey but well worth it. Rugged and perfectly engineered and designed. Steve Smith puts out nothing but great stuff and this just adds to the list, what an excellent drummer, soon to be one of the all time legends. Thanks for the help Steve!

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                  5.0

                  The best practice pad I know so far.

                  By Airplai

                  from Kingston, Jamaica

                  Comments about DW Steve Smith Backstage Practice Pad:

                  Wow, this practice pad is the very quiet, the rebound is similar to the snare and the built quality and price is awesome. I am on the road and in hotel rooms a lot, so this piece of gear is essential along with Steve Smith's DW Smart Pratice bass drum practice pad.

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Had one of these for years!

                  By Mr. Kelly

                  from Central MA

                  Comments about DW Steve Smith Backstage Practice Pad:

                  Ok, the one I own is not exactly this model, because this is a take on an older model that was made quite a few years ago. However, I find mine to be an invaluable tool for keeping my hands in shape, and practicing my stick control when I am either not near drums, or am just puttering around. It's great in front of the t.v., or backstage before a gig. My biggest complaint is the price, which seems hugely excessive for what it is, which is basically a plastic device with a rubber top, and with a nylon and velcro strap. Seems a bit unreasonable to me. But, if you gauge this item's worth by its value to you as a player, then it can't be beat.

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  it is... great!

                  By hammertime

                  from indy

                  Comments about DW Steve Smith Backstage Practice Pad:

                  This pad is perfect for drumming in front of the tv. it is quiet enough you can even practice during shows, but loud enough you can still hear each stroke in an articulate manner. i was afraid the pad's rebeound would be bad, but it is just fine. the strap is adjustable and keeps the pad stable. the angle of the wood comes in handy, because how often are your legs perpendicular to your body? the one downside is that the wood base is very soft and will dent easily. but other than that i have no complaints i use it infront of the tv, computer, in the car on the way to gigs, and backstage right before them. it is awesome!

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Works well for my purpose

                  By Rocketman-mlnro

                  from New York,NY

                  Comments about DW Steve Smith Backstage Practice Pad:

                  I find that this works good while watching TV on my bed. The base of the pad slightly angles giving it a good striking position. The rubber is a little hard but it has good rebound. I anticipate it will also work good while using it at my computer station.

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