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Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set   

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A solid first kit for your drummer in training.This Pulse drum set is an ideal size for young drummers just starting out, and features durable poplar...Read More

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A perfect first kit for the elementary age drummer.

A solid first kit for your drummer in training.This Pulse drum set is an ideal size for young drummers just starting out, and features durable poplar wood construction. This kits functionality marks it as a real drum kit, not a toy. It's the perfect beginner kit for young drummers just getting their start. The Pulse drum kit includes 16" x 12" bass, 8" x 4" tom with mount and holder, 10" x 4" snare drum with stand, 12" ride cymbal with bass-drum mounted ride cymbal stand. The kit also includes a DP-50 kick pedal, drum throne, 1 pair of hi-hat cymbals with stand, 1 pair of drumsticks, and 1 drum key.

FEATURES
  • Configuration
  • Bass drum(s): 16" x 12"
  • Tom(s): 8" x 4"
  • Floor tom(s): Not applicable
  • Snare: 10" x 4"
  • Total pieces: 3
  • Extras
  • Cymbals: Yes
  • Total cymbals: 2
  • Hardware: Yes
  • Bass pedal(s): Yes
  • Hi-hat stand: Yes
  • Boom stand(s): Not applicable
  • Straight stand(s): Yes
  • Throne: Yes
  • Hardware pieces: 4
  • Shells
  • Shell material: Poplar
  • Construction: Multi-ply
  • Thickness (mm): Info Not Available
  • Bearing edge: Info not available
  • Drum Hardware
  • Material: Steel
  • Mounts: Traditional
  • Hoops: Info not available
  • Lugs: Standard
  • Other
  • Heads: Factory
  • Finish type: Wrap
  • Origin country: China

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Pulse3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set
 
4.6

(based on 248 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (183)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (42)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great sound (118)
  • Responsive (64)
  • Huge tone (45)
  • Versatile (43)
  • Sensitive (26)

Cons

  • Flat sound (5)
  • Not sensitive (4)
  • Cheap cymbals (3)
  • Poorly made (3)

Best Uses

  • Accompaniment (14)
  • School bands (7)
  • Small venues (7)
  • Beginner (3)
  • Great starter set (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Novice (93), Experienced (53), Child (24), Professional musician (15)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

NOT a kids toy!

I'll start by saying I didn't buy this for my kid or grandkid like the rest of the reviews. I bought it as a kit to keep at my girlfriends house so that I...Read complete review

I'll start by saying I didn't buy this for my kid or grandkid like the rest of the reviews. I bought it as a kit to keep at my girlfriends house so that I can teach her and her roommate drums, and so that they can practice while I'm gone. I also am planning on keeping it my car for spur of the moment jam sessions that happen all over my town here in CO. Since the kit was so affordable and made from WOOD with decent bearing edges, I got it almost as a joke, just to see what I would get... So it comes in the mail and one minor thing was wrong, I ordered the black one with chrome hardware, mine came with black hardware. No big deal, it still looks fine. The hardware is not bad at all, Its all metal except for the throw on the snare. I knew right away I would need new heads for it, I've been wanting to try the Remo Fiberskyns (synthetic animal skin heads) so I bought an 8" and 10" for the batter and kept the resos stock. I had some 16 inch Evans heads for my Gretsch floor tom so I slapped those on the kick and put a small sweater in to get a little bit of a thud. The drums were surprisingly easy to tune with the stock heads and the Evans heads, the Fiberskyns were a B-word to tune though, but I finally got them there. Moving on to the included cymbals, they are bad, but not as bad as I was expecting. I put one of my 8" wuhan splash cymbals underneath one of the hats that came with this and it sounds much better, still not very good though. I am planning on getting a small, rack mount floor tom to attach to the cymbal stand. The kick pedal and hi hat stands are OK as far as movement goes, but they are noisy. All of that said, after replacing the heads, this kit sounds waaaay better than I thought it would. If you can tune drums, you can make this sound good without much effort or money.

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Great starter kit

We bought this for our 4 year old son for xmas (so he hasn't seen it yet). In a nutshell, the difference between this kit and the ones you get at toy stores...Read complete review

We bought this for our 4 year old son for xmas (so he hasn't seen it yet). In a nutshell, the difference between this kit and the ones you get at toy stores is that this kit is "real" and the toy store kits are toys that can't even be tuned. Since they both cost about the same, this kit is absolutely the best choice.

One minor negative is that the cymbals in this kit are thin, stamped brass where pro cymbals are made of thicker, spun brass. It doesn't matter because if your kid gets the hang of it, you can always add other cymbals and drums later on. These cymbals will work fine for a beginner.

In a nutshell, do not buy a toy store drum kit if you have the chance to buy this one, because this one is leaps and bounds better. Buy this one and you won't regret it.

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5.0

Great set for a child! Very sturdy, but not a toy

By Drummer's Mama

from Houston, TX

About Me Novice

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Pros

  • Great Sound
  • Huge Tone

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

      Bought this as my six year old son's third drum set. I don't know much about drums, but this set was the easiest to put together and the one that seems as if it will be able to take my son's intensity. He's very hard on his drums and likes to move the pieces around, but this set unlike his others can easily be moved as once put together, stays that way. He can move the pieces around without them falling apart and he is able to tune it as he pleases without me having to get involved.

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      5.0

      Best move I've done in a while with this purchase...thanx MF

      Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

      I decided to get this drum set for my grandson last X'mas thinking that for the money this set was not all it was meant to be, but was I wrong it's actually a very nice set for this price range and my grandson has actually gotten fairly good during these past few months. He's not 5 yet, but hopefully I've created a "Musician" through "Musician's Friend".

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      5.0

      Awesome Product...Great Quality

      By showstopper21us

      from Bowie, MD

      About Me Child

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great Sound
      • Responsive

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

          It was a purchase for my son. Hi loves it and beats the heck out of them so they are great quality. For the price these are awesome:-)

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          5.0

          Drummer boy

          By Jerry

          from Riverside Califronia

          About Me Child

          Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

          I always wanted a drum set as a kid and never did but my son did

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          5.0

          Great little set!

          By lsmcnair

          from Hosuton, TX

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

          Bought as gift for grandchild. Wasn't bad putting it together. Looks great. Good sound for a starter set. Real deal, not a toy.

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          5.0

          Great basic drum kit for kids beginning to play

          By Steven

          from Tampa Bay, Florida

          About Me Novice

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Perfect For Beginners
          • Responsive
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • First Kit

            Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

            Kids loved it!

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great drum set!

            By Cole

            from IN

            About Me Child

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            Pros

            • Great Sound
            • Huge Tone
            • Responsive
            • Sensitive
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

                This gift was purchased for a 4.5 year old. It is the perfect size and she absolutely loves it. Quite remarkable for the price - it is a real instrument, not a plastic toy.

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                5.0

                Incredible value

                By Dn

                from Atlanta

                About Me Novice

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Great Sound
                • Huge Tone
                • Responsive
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Child set
                  • School Bands
                  • Small Venues

                  Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

                  4 year old son has been playing every day. Stool on lowest setting is perfect height for him to access the bass drum and cymbal pedals. He can grow with this quality set.

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Perfect for my 11 year old granddaughter.

                  By Purdybear

                  from Ohio

                  About Me Child

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Great Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

                      I bought this for my 11 year old granddaughter. She loves it. Just the right size for her. She plays the sax in school and wanted the drums to practice for next year.

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                      5.0

                      As advertised

                      By Mike

                      from Orlando, FL

                      About Me Child

                      Verified Buyer

                      Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

                      Great quality product and arrived quickly.

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