About this RBH Drums Custom Monarch Series 4-Piece Shell Pack
RBH Drums and Chuck Levin's have collaborated to create one-of-a-kind drum set. Beginning with the Monarch Series 3-ply formula, book-matched walnut was substituted for the traditional mahogany inner and outer plies. The core of the shell remains poplar for its unique sonic properties and extremely light weight. From there specially selected curly maple inlays create a beautiful contrast to the rich walnut color. The shells are finished in an extremely subtle coffee stain before a wax finish is applied. The bass drum hoops are curly maple with an inner ply of walnut which creates a distinctive look. The shells include 20" x 16" Kick Drum, 12" x 8" Rack Tom, 14" x 14" Floor Tom and a matching 14" x 6" Snare Drum.
Snare Stands Sold Separately.
About the RBH Drums Monarch Series
Although they are based on the drums of the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s—classic instruments that continue to be desired by drummers and coveted by collectors— RBH Monarch™ drums from the RBH Drum Co. are much more than merely vintage drum replicas. The new RBH drum line incorporates several advances in drum building that take the art beyond the legendary drums of the past and firmly into the future.
To begin with, RBH Monarch drums employ the time-honored mahogany-poplar-mahogany shell configuration that is recognized as one of the most important developments in the transition from single-ply to multiple-ply drums and revered as one of the most influential designs in the history of the drumset. Every RBH Monarch drumshell follows this well-established formula faithfully yet, since each is created from today’s finest materials and meticulously handcrafted to today’s highest standards, they represent significant improvements to the original recipe.
Updating and upgrading this traditional method of drum construction not only produces a flawless, vintage-style drumshell, it also produces a deep, dark, warm, punchy, thicker and tighter drum sound. RBH Monarch drums are low in pitch with naturally controlled resonance, extremely musical and relevant for a wide range of classical and contemporary drummers and drumming situations.