DW Collectors Series Snare Drum
A Promising Series from an Industry Leader
DW continues to strive for better sound quality and release the results with new models in their DW Collectors Series snare drum line. The series contains something for every drummer. From a variety of high-grade core materials, to the size and fit for every style of play and musical genre. The bronze snares in the line produce classic snap and pop. The wood models warm up the tone and add rich color to the mix. Woods include maple, birch, bamboo, and oak. Adding to the overall appearance, various finishes and a choice of four hardware styles give a custom look to every snare drum from DW.
This series is mature. Still, many drummers are just getting started with the DW Collectors Series. What those playing them appreciate is the obvious care that has gone into each design. Also, the employment of high quality materials in each model. DW’s commitment to these drums is shown by the vast array of sizes that are now available.
Most drummers think the DW Collectors Series snare drum models are priced about right considering the quality they possess. The stock heads may lack durability. But most stock heads often do.
Overall Rating – 4 Stars
The DW Collectors Series snare drum line holds a lot of promise. DW has invested a lot of engineering and design into this line. Because of their solid reputation as a drum maker, we give the collection an 4 Star rating.