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Drum Workshop Design Series 5-Piece Shell Pack

This Drum Workshop Design Series delivers DW quality at a fraction of the price.


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MSRP: Old Price $2,666.99 Discounted Price $1,599.99 Save : $1,067.00 (40%)
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MSRP: Old Price $2,666.99 Discounted Price $1,599.99 Save : $1,067.00 (40%)
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The Design Series may have a lower than usual price tag on it but let us assure you, this thing is no joke! This kit features 8-ply HVLT maple shells, low-mass mini turret lugs, triple-flange hoops, MAG throw-offs, true pitch tension rods, and STM mounting system. As if all this wasn’t enough, this kit also comes stock with Remo heads to give you the best possible sound right out of the box. Not unlike the performance series; these drum are warm with a full, resonant sound that is sure to make drummers and engineers a like chartreus with envy.

Configuration (Hardware & Cymbals Not Included):
  • 18x22” Bass Drum
  • 8x10” Tom
  • 9x12” Tom
  • 14x16” Floor Tom
  • 5.5x14” Snare Drum

Hardware Mounts Not Included*

8-ply HVLT Maple Shells
These newly developed HVLT shells are truly something special. As we all know VLT stands for “Vertical Low Timbre”. This means that all of the plies have the grain of the wood running in a vertical pattern; this gives the drum a lower fundamental pitch while still being sharp and resonant. The HVLT is simply a VLT shell with the last outer ply running horizontally. This makes for a rigid, sturdy shell with added projection. Perfect for live or studio use, these drums have a true tone that’s sure to bring a new life to your next recording or get people moving on the dance floor.

Triple Flange Hoops and STM Mounting System
Let’s start with the mini-turret lugs, these beauties were designed for the designer. These low-mass lugs are an exact replica of the turret lugs you’d find on the collector’s series, except at a quarter of the size. This helps eliminate putting any unnecessary weight on the shell; giving you a truer, more open tone with added resonance. The triple-flange hoops are a bit livelier than their die-cast counter parts, giving you a more vibrant sound out of your drums. The STM mount system provides rock solid stability while still allowing you to set up the drums anyway you’d like.

MAG Snare Throw-off
The MAG throw-off gives you precise and accurate snare tension while being unbelievably reliable. This throw off features a magnetic switch that guarantees it will stand up to the heaviest hitters and only come undone when you want it to.

DW True Pitch Tension Rods
DW’s true pitch tension rods are another modern miracle in innovation. These non-slip screws guarantee that once you get the drum to where you like it, it’ll stay there. No more pesky tuning between songs at gigs.

  • 8-ply HVLT Maple Shells
  • Triple Flange Hoops and STM Mounting System
  • MAG Snare Throw-off
  • DW True Pitch Tension Rods
  • Low-mass mini turret lugs

Get your Drum Workshop Design Series 5-Piece Drum Set today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

    18x22” Bass Drum
    8x10” Tom
    9x12” Tom
    14x16” Floor Tom
    5.5x14” Snare Drum

simply the best


this is by far one of my favorite drum kits out there!. The white satin finish is unbelievable underneath stage lights. You will get nothing but compliments on this drum kit. I found that using powerstroke 4 coated heads are the best for these shells. You can use any choice of heads .its an affordable dw drum set with unmatchable sound.it comes in several colors and has triple flange hoops that comes stock .I wish it came in satin black, but white is the way to go. I am a staff reviewer at Sam ash las Vegas, Jason l


las vegas, nv


Design Series 5-Piece Shell Pack

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Shell Finish Type Lacquer
Configuration Shell Pack
Kit Size 5-Piece
Shell Material Maple
Shell Construction 8-ply
Shell Hardware Finish Chrome Finish
Snare Size (Depth x Diameter) 5.5" x 14"
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
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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