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PDP by DW Concept Maple 4-Piece Shell Pack
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The Concept Series by PDP has a fresh new look and a sound that already has drummers talking. The concept maple shells deliver famed warm depth and r...Click To Read More About This Product
6-Month* financing available.
A re-imagined line of PDP drums designed for all drummers.
The Concept Series by PDP has a fresh new look and a sound that already has drummers talking. The concept maple shells deliver famed warm depth and range and come in a myriad of todays most popular configurations. Then, add toms or bass drums to build custom-style kits to suit just about every musical style. Concept Maple drums are available in high-gloss finishes, all with chrome or black hardware.
Add to that high-end features like STM (Suspension Tom Mounts), True Pitch tension rods, MAG throw-off, die cast low-mass claw hooks, proportionate counter hoops and durable lacquer finishes, and you have a kit that unquestionably honors its DW roots.
Cymbals and hardware sold separately.
- Bass drum(s): 20" x 16"
- Tom(s): 12" x 9"
- Floor tom(s): 14" x 12"
- Snare: 14" x 5-1/2"
- Total pieces: 4
- Hardware: Not applicable
- Cymbals: Not applicable
- Shell material: Maple
- Construction: Multi-ply
- Thickness (mm): Info Not Available
- Bearing edge: 45
- Reinforcement ring: Not applicable
- Material: Steel
- Mounts: Suspended
- Hoops: Die-cast
- Lugs: Standard
- Heads: Branded
- Finish type: Lacquer
- Country of origin: China
A series from PDP that lives up to its DW lineage. Order today.
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Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
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- Great Sound
- Huge Tone
- Large venues
- Multiple musical styles
- Small Venues
Comments about PDP by DW Concept Maple 4-Piece Shell Pack:
Let me just say, the drums themselves are fantastic. Easy to tune, easy to play, with a wide range of sounds. I'm using this kit for everything from pop to hard rock and it handles it all with ease. Don't get hung up on the shell sizing--this kit will deliver in spades.
My only real complaint with the kit are the clamps used on the tom and floor tom. It's based on DW's clamps, but is made for 10.5mm rods and floor tom legs as opposed to DW's 12.7mm setup. The problem is that the clamp is oval shaped, and so it is a rounded edge that meets with any memory lock. The only one provided with the kit is on the tom post, and it is a clamp-style with a small tab that is supposed to line up with a slot in the tom clamp. It does, but it takes a minute or two to get it all the way lined up, especially if the tom is at any kind of an angle once it is mounted. DW offers several clamp-style locks and I was able to procure three more to use as memory locks for the floor tom legs. Again, they work ok...but they don't line up super well and actually cause the legs to splay outward if you insert them too far, if that makes sense. It's just something I have to be aware of during setup. Now, once everything is together, the hardware is rock solid and doesn't worry me in the least, but...I'm not above doing a bit further customization, and will probably end up replacing the PDP clamps, tom post, and floor tom legs with it's DW counterparts. Those clamps and memory locks are much easier to use and set. Now, bear in mind that for most, this is a minor minor minor complaint, but as a frequently gigging drummer, ease and efficiency of setup are paramount to me.
Overall, this is a fantastic drum kit that gives one a truly custom sounding kit without breaking the bank. I urge you to consider these when looking for a quality kit. I mean, they're made by DW and at a 16th of the price. What more could you want?