Why are DW drums so expensive?

The biggest reason DW cost more than the other big name drums is simple. They are made here in the US. Labor costs are much higher here than they are in a place like Taiwan where Pearl makes their Masterworks and Reference kits.

Are DW good drums?

DW’s are top-of-the-line, Cadillac quality drums. The hardware is excellent as well, and the bass pedals are very popular. DW has a number of things they do that sets them apart, and they have some really innovative snare designs, the DW Edge snare being one of them. DW drums can be very expensive.

What company owns DW Drums?

(also known as DW Drums or DW) is an American drum kit and hardware manufacturing company based in Oxnard, California….Drum Workshop.

Type Private
Brands Pacific Drums
Subsidiaries Gretsch Drums Slingerland Drums Ovation Guitars Latin Percussion
Website dwdrums.com

How do I order a custom DW drum set?

You can get your own custom DW Collector’s Series drum kit too – just give us a call at (800) 222-4700!

What is a good brand of drums?

DW drums, pedals, and hardware represent the gold standard in the drumming world. They are widely regarded as one of the best drum brands and they are the professional’s choice. You’ll be sure to see these drums appear on drum risers on festival stages and arenas around the world! But quality drums can cost a lot.

Are DW Drums made in USA?

2 DW. Drum Workshop, also known as DW or DW Drums, is an American drum and drum hardware manufacturing company based out of Oxnard, California. DW is known as one of the classic American-made drum brands.

Does fender own DW?

(January 6, 2015) – Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) announced today that its subsidiary KMC Music, Inc. has sold its owned and licensed percussion brands, including Gretsch® Drums, Latin Percussion®, Toca® Percussion, KAT® Percussion and Gibraltar® Hardware—as well as the Ovation® guitar brand and the …

How much does a custom drum set cost?

Generally, a drum set costs between $300 and $1,000 on average. Factors that determine price are often quality of shells, hardware inclusion, custom builds, if they are hand-made, different tiers of quality within the brand, and the number of shells. Used instruments often offer a great entry into the drumming world.


Where can I get a DW drum made?

If you see something you like, we can make it just for you. Just contact your local authorized DW Drums Dealer . Images appearing herein are examples and may only approximate the appearance of an actual product. Due to the nature of wood as a unique and organic material, imperfections or variations in wood grain or color will vary.

How to contact DW Drum Workshop in Oxnard CA?

Our phone number is 1-800-45-DRUMS or you can email us at [email protected]. For those of you that can’t make it out to Oxnard, we created one online. If you see something you like, we can make it just for you. Just contact your local authorized DW Drums Dealer .

When is the DW Drum workshop showroom open?

The DW showroom is a drummer’s paradise, the latest technology from the California Custom Shop married with some of the most stunning and innovative finishes available today. If you find yourself in the Southern California area, we invite you to visit the DW Factory and showroom. We offer factory/showroom tours almost every Thursday at 2:00pm.

What kind of shell does DW design series drums use?

Incorporating HVLT™ (Vertical Low Timbre shell with a horizontal outer ply), Design Series® shells are full, resonant, and responsive. *Prices and specifications are subject to change without notice. All-maple DW Design Series® drums are both versatile and accessible.