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Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set  Black

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A perfect first kit for the elementary age drummer.

If you're a dutiful parent seeking a real first kit for your aspiring young student player, this Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Drum Set is a fine starting point. Sized for the pre-adolescent player and boasting multi-ply poplar wood shells, this is an actual set of drums - not a toy.

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 drum set also includes a drum throne, DP-50 kick pedal, a pair of hi-hat cymbals with stand, one pair of drumsticks and a 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
 
4.5

(based on 204 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (150)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great sound (87)
  • Responsive (49)
  • Huge tone (36)
  • Versatile (30)
  • Sensitive (21)

Cons

  • Flat sound (4)
  • Not sensitive (4)
  • Cheap cymbals (3)

Best Uses

  • Accompaniment (9)
  • School bands (6)
  • Small venues (6)
  • Beginner (3)
  • Great starter set (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Novice (87), Experienced (48), Professional musician (14)

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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Little drummer Boys at Christmas

The lock on the Tom drum was not threaded, so it does not hold the drum in place well. Also the Lock on the base drum leg was not threaded. We purchased two...Read complete review

The lock on the Tom drum was not threaded, so it does not hold the drum in place well. Also the Lock on the base drum leg was not threaded. We purchased two sets for our grandboys and the above mentioned problems were on each of them. But overall, the boys LOVED them.

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5.0

Not a toy but for the child born to drum

By 

from San Luis Onispo

About Me Professional Musician

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Tune it great tone, solid

Cons

  • Not Sensitive

Best Uses

    Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

    I beat on pots and pans since birth. My parents bought me a real kit at age 3. Played the Topanga Corral by 9

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    5.0

    Perfect Set Of Drums for a Child, Made With Quality!

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    from Austin, Texas

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Great Sound
    • Responsive
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Use

      Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

      Excellent product for my six year to start his lessons. I have no fear that these drums will hold up for a long time. The sound is great! It's also easy to transport and to move if necessary around the home. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this set to a friend. Ages 5-8...

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      5.0

      My son loves it!

      By 

      from South Carolina

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Great Sound
      • Huge Tone
      • Responsive
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

          My son loves it! Now he can play along with my husband .

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          1.0

          The problem was with the drumset, not with Musician's Friend

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          from Pennsylvania

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

            Cons

            • Poorly Made

            Best Uses

              Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

              After putting the drum set together, I discovered when I took the snare out of the plastic bag, that the strap that holds the snare wires to the drum was broken. I called the service department, only to be told that the only thing I could do was take apart the drum set and return it for a replacement set. Since this was a gift for my granddaughter's birthday the next day, I didn't want to disappoint her with only a promise of a drum set for the future. I was able to fabricate a strap out of a piece of plastic to make the drum playable. The strap has since broken again and had to be once more repaired.

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              1.0

              Default pcs

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              from Charlotte, NC

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

              I was not able use this drum as it arrived default one. Base drum stand is not working in conditions. I have return this back for replace one. Hopefully I will get next pcs good one.

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              4.0

              Perfect for your little drummer

              Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

              This is a great little drum set that gives my child room to grow. (He's currently a little over 40 inches, and the throne on the lowest setting is barely small enough; my older son, who is 4', can still comfortably play.) The price is awesome for what you get, and the set is sturdy and sounds nice. My only complaints would be 1) the tom is packaged inside the bass drum without padding during shipping, so the screws in the bass scratch the tom a bit in shipping and 2) the collar on the cymbal does not actually tighten enough to keep the cymbal from slowly slipping down as it is played. The collar on the tom seems fine, though.

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              4.0

              Solid Kit Not a Cheap Toy

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              from Texas

              About Me Novice

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Great Sound
              • Sounds Good

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

                  My son who is 3 will usually start at it around 9 am. Great kit that I found on sale for 99. This is the best money I have spent in a long time. Previously looked at toy stores and they key word being toy. This lil kit blew me and the wife away and this will most likely last for manY years. I have purchased a guitar also so gives options on seeing if my son really likes to play instruments without breaking the bank or getting cheap toys that break. Solid construction with sturdy stands ,locks,etc.If you are looking for a reasonably priced ,sturdy drum kit this is the one. Looked at a national chain music store and the closest comparison was approx 300-400.

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Happy Little Drummer

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                  from Gulf Breeze, FL

                  About Me Novice

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Great Sound
                  • High Quality Construction

                  Cons

                  • Missing Rubber Hi Hat Foot

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

                    My 3 year old son loves this kit! Looks and sounds great, especially for a kids' kit.

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Amazing sound from such a small set

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                    from Shawnee,ks

                    About Me Novice

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Great
                    • Great Sound
                    • Huge Tone

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

                        I purchased this for my 4 year old he got right on and went to toan banging on this set it was just what he needed

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great sound, excellent quality and fabulous price!

                        By 

                        from Poconos, PA

                        About Me Novice

                        Pros

                        • Great Sound
                        • Responsive

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Pulse 3-Piece Deluxe Junior Drum Set:

                            My 8 year old daughter is loving her new drum set! I ordered this set online expecting to receive it within a few weeks since shipping is free and to my surprise it arrived the very next day! That alone had me jumping for joy, but when I finished the assembly, after watching a tutorial video on YouTube I realized the material quality is actually pretty good, the size is perfect and it doesn't take up too much space.

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