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The standard from which all other DW snare drums are measured, the Collector’s Series Maple is crafted from only the finest hand-selected North American Maple and customized in any California Custom Shop finish and drum hardware color option. A lacquered interior adds brightness to a snare with a full tonal spectrum and plenty of body. The Collector’s Series Maple is the definitive workhorse wood snare drum to own.
In experimenting with different exotic woods as alternate shell making materials, DW's Custom Shell Shop discovered that in addition to the different tonal qualities inherent in every unique type of wood, alterations in grain direction can also greatly influence sound. In a VLT shell, the outermost and innermost plies run vertically, rathern than a traditionally horizontal configuration. The vertical grain places less tension on the shell, allowing it to vibrate more freely, resulting in a lowered fundamental pitch.
Red cedar is a popular choice for many woodworking applications, and its distinctive grain lends itself well to vertical orientations like on this Collector's Exotic VLT snare drum. Featuring a natural satin oil finish, this instruments will certainly serve as a timeless centerpiece in any kit, while its VLT maple shell is endlessly versatile for an array of different musical styles.
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