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Drum Workshop Design Series 4-Piece Drum Shell Pack

The Design Series 4-Piece Drum Shell Pack incorporates some of Drum Workshop's finest features including maple HVLT shells with Remo heads, STM (suspension tom mount) systems, True-Pitch tuning, and more, all topped off with a satin finish.


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MSRP: Old Price $1,666.99 Discounted Price $999.99 Save : $667.00 (40%)
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MSRP: Old Price $1,666.99 Discounted Price $999.99 Save : $667.00 (40%)
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Drum Workshop has taken their custom drum-making know-how and created a line of drums designed to raise the bar yet again. Design Series is a DW kit through and through. From a mini Turret lug, to Remo USA-made Suede "outline" logo heads and a sleek silver and white badge, its looks are fresh, yet decidedly DW. Also included are pro features such as STM (suspension tom mounts), True-Pitch tuning, MAG throw-off, low-mass die-cast claw hooks, and more. Last but certainly not least, there's the sound. These are thicker North American Maple shells that pack a punch. Incorporating HVLT (vertical low timbre shell with a horizontal outer ply), Design Series shells are full, resonant, and responsive. These shell packs come in satin finishes with drums sizes including 8"x10" and 9"x12" suspended toms, a 14"x16" floor tom, and a 18"x22" bass drum.

Maple HVLT Shells
John Good and the DW Custom Shell Shop in California bring you HVLT, the same technology that is standard on the Collector's Series Cherry drums. HVLT grain orientation and slightly thicker 1/32" plies of North American maple are a potent combination that delivers a full tonal spectrum, attack, punch, and sonic versatility. Design Series shells are tailored for just about every style of music.

STM Suspension Tom Mounts
DW's patented STM (suspension tom mount) system (U.S. Patent #5520083) allows drums to vibrate freely, allowing maximum resonance while securely holding the drum in place. Because there are no washers or grommets inhibiting the lug rod receiver, choking is reduced and tuning is as easy as ever.

True-Pitch Tuning Rods
To give drummers even more control over their sound, DW created its patented True-Pitch rod system. The rods feature 5mm threads rather than the 12/24 that's standard on most other drums. To compare, there is 1 thread every 0.8mm on the DW True-Pitch rods (about 20% more threads), versus 1 thread every 1.05mm on most other drums. The result is a more exact tuning process.


  • Maple HVLT Shells with Remo Heads
  • Satin Finish
  • STM (Suspension Tom Mounts)
  • True-Pitch Tuning
  • 8" x10" & 9" x 12" Suspended Toms, 14" x 16" Floor Tom, 18" x 22" Bass Drum
  • Cymbals, Hardware, and Cases Not Included

Get your Drum Workshop Design Series 4-Piece Drum Shell Pack today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • 2 Suspended Toms
  • Floor Tom
  • Bass Drum


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Shell Finish Satin Oil
Shell Finish Type Satin
Configuration Shell Pack
Kit Size 4-Piece
Shell Material Maple
Shell Construction 8-ply (Kick & Toms)
Shell Hardware Finish Chrome Plated
Bass Drum Size (Depth x Diameter) 18" x 22"
Rack Tom Size (Depth x Diameter) 8" x 10", 9" x 12"
Floor Tom Size (Depth x Diameter) 14" x 16"
Hoop Type Triple Flange
Series Design Series
Model Design Series 4-Piece Shell Pack Satin
Warranty Info:

Drum Workshop, Inc. warrants that Custom Shop DW Drum Shells and Finishes (Collector's Series®, Classics Series™, and Jazz Series™) are free of material and workmanship defects for a period of Two (2) years from the original date of purchase.

DW Performance Series™ Shells and Finishes are free of material and workmanship defects for a period of Two (2) years from the original date of purchase.

DW Design Series™ Shells and Finishes are free of material and workmanship defects for a period of One (1) year from the original date of purchase.

All drum hardware is covered for a period of one (1) year. Drum Workshop will repair or replace any defective components free of charge with comparable or functionally equivalent parts to the original purchaser upon delivery of the product to an authorized DW Drums dealer. Said defective component/s will become the property of Drum Workshop. Proof of purchase and status as the original purchaser are required for warranty coverage.

For additional warranty information, please visit http://www.dwdrums.com/info/faq.asp#warrantyDrums

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