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    Ordered myself a five piece DW today. It will be here on Monday.

    I know someone will ask, so I’ll answer now. The deal on the “custom” kit went bad, I got my money back, and ordered the DW.

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    Five piece DW Design Series, Six piece Mapex Armory, Mapex Black Panther Blade and Mapex Exterminator snare drums, Sabian AAX cymbals.


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    The design series is great, a phenomenal value for what you get imho

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yoda View Post
    The design series is great, a phenomenal value for what you get imho
    Yes it is. I watched numerous videos to include some “side by side by side” comparison videos for the Design, Performer, and Collectors. I can’t afford Collectors so that was out of the equation from the beginning. The videos I watched showed such minute differences between the Design and Performer series in regards to sound/tone, etc that I decided to save a few bucks and just roll with the design series.

    At the end of the day it is a DW, it is maple, and I’m excited to get them!
    Five piece DW Design Series, Six piece Mapex Armory, Mapex Black Panther Blade and Mapex Exterminator snare drums, Sabian AAX cymbals.


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    wow sorry to hear and glad to hear of the DW!!
    14pc Yamaha Maple Custom Vintage (24pc in total) | 12pc PDP X7 | 9pc Ludwig Jr. | 9pc Pork Pie ZebraWood | 5pc Sonor |6pc PDP Concept Maple Classic | 5pc Ddrum Dominion | 5pc Orbitone |4pc Sonor Martini | 65 Snare drums and growing!

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    I've seen the pictures. Congrats, DW on DW....you'll see it. LOL
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    Last edited by DrumWhipper; 11-22-2020 at 06:29 PM.
    Five piece DW Design Series, Six piece Mapex Armory, Mapex Black Panther Blade and Mapex Exterminator snare drums, Sabian AAX cymbals.


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    Gorgeous kit! Glad things worked out for you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bish View Post
    I've seen the pictures. Congrats, DW on DW....you'll see it. LOL
    hahahahaha NICE WORK MARK!


    Quote Originally Posted by DrumWhipper View Post
    man you got me jealous! Love the new kit.
    14pc Yamaha Maple Custom Vintage (24pc in total) | 12pc PDP X7 | 9pc Ludwig Jr. | 9pc Pork Pie ZebraWood | 5pc Sonor |6pc PDP Concept Maple Classic | 5pc Ddrum Dominion | 5pc Orbitone |4pc Sonor Martini | 65 Snare drums and growing!

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    Nice congrats, There is one on sale here in the local GC I been eyeing hard. Great looking kit
    Ludwig Classic Maple 22x16,10x8,12x9,16x16

    Sabian HHX 21" ride and HHX Hats, AAX crashes,

    Decide whether this is love for the craft or simply an ego thing

    http://www.redskymary.com/ NOT MY BAND, JUST A GREAT LOCAL BAND WHO SHOULD BE SOOO MUCH BIGGER IMO

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    Is it just me or are there marshmallows in the floor tom.
    - Tom

    Everyone loves FREE... like this free drum forum. But like your car and even your drums, they require upkeep and maintenance and that requires money.

    Will you consider Shopping at Drum Bum to help support this forum?

    Or make a donation here.



    I know from working with Drum Bum through the years, that this forum is costly to run. It requires server fees, hosting, ongoing moderation, advertising, software upgrades, security certificates and IT work when it breaks. All in addition to the expenses that come from running a business. These costs are offset (hopefully) by members that click through to Drum Bum to make a purchase now and then, if not make a contribution to help keep it running.

    On behalf of Drum Bum, thank you for your consideration.


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    Quote Originally Posted by drummer View Post
    Is it just me or are there marshmallows in the floor tom.
    Cotton balls!
    Five piece DW Design Series, Six piece Mapex Armory, Mapex Black Panther Blade and Mapex Exterminator snare drums, Sabian AAX cymbals.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DrumWhipper View Post
    Cotton balls!
    I have thought about trying that in a snare drum, do you put them in there as well?
    Ludwig Classic Maple 22x16,10x8,12x9,16x16

    Sabian HHX 21" ride and HHX Hats, AAX crashes,

    Decide whether this is love for the craft or simply an ego thing

    http://www.redskymary.com/ NOT MY BAND, JUST A GREAT LOCAL BAND WHO SHOULD BE SOOO MUCH BIGGER IMO

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    I have the Design kit in the same finish, plus I added the 8" tom. You're gonna love it!

    Acoustic Kits:
    DW Design 6 pc
    Tama Silverstar Limited Edition Mirage 5 pc
    Tama Superstar 5 pc
    Gretsch Catalina Ash 4 pc

    Slingerland 7 pc

    Electronic Kits:
    Yamaha DTX532k
    Roland SPD-SX Sample Pad, Roland PD-85 (x3) and KD9 pads
    Alessis Sample Pad


    Snares:
    Tama SLP Black Brass
    Tama SLP G Maple
    Rukus Santos/Bubinga/Poplar/Wenge


    Hardware:
    Tama and DW

    Cymbals:
    Zildjian A Series, A Custom and K Custom

    Microphones:
    Miktek, Audix and Shure

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    Quote Originally Posted by MDK View Post
    I have thought about trying that in a snare drum, do you put them in there as well?
    I’ve never tried the snare, just the floor toms.
    Five piece DW Design Series, Six piece Mapex Armory, Mapex Black Panther Blade and Mapex Exterminator snare drums, Sabian AAX cymbals.


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    I had a friend give me a black kick drum head and I threw it on tonight. I like the black better than the white for sure.

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    Five piece DW Design Series, Six piece Mapex Armory, Mapex Black Panther Blade and Mapex Exterminator snare drums, Sabian AAX cymbals.


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    Agree!!
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    .....................................and the cotton balls do................................................ ..what?
    YOU MESS WITH THE DEVIL YOU KNOW.

    YOU DON'T MESS WITH THE DEVIL YOU DON'T KNOW.

    VAE VICTIS

    ONCE YOU HIT A CERTAIN AGE, YOU BECOME PERMANENTLY UNIMPRESSED BY A LOT OF CRAP.

    I HIT THAT AGE 20 YEARS AGO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rickthedrummer View Post
    .....................................and the cotton balls do................................................ ..what?
    Five piece DW Design Series, Six piece Mapex Armory, Mapex Black Panther Blade and Mapex Exterminator snare drums, Sabian AAX cymbals.


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    Nothing special but here is how it sounds

    Five piece DW Design Series, Six piece Mapex Armory, Mapex Black Panther Blade and Mapex Exterminator snare drums, Sabian AAX cymbals.


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    Sounds wonderful! Congratulations.

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