What's your plans with your current DW drums?

What's your plans with your DW Drums?

  • I'll sell them if there's an opportunity to make a great deal

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  • I'll sell them if there's an opportunity to just get my money back

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    29

SharkSandwich

Junior Member
Honestly, I've played so many gigs with my DWs that I don't think I can part with them at this point. I have over 10 years and 200+ gigs and I have a
sentimental connection with them. I dream of maybe owning a new Ludwig Maple Classic or Gretsch Brooklyn someday but I don't ever see my DWs
falling completely out of my drum rotation. I still get compliments on them and they continue to be my "workhorse" kit.
 

someguy01

Well-known member
While it's currently on the shelf since the Acro is on the stand, I have no plans to sell my performance series snare. It does everything I want it to and then some.
 

ToneT

Well-known member
4 Collectors series snares
9000 series 2-leg hi hat, cable hat, and tom stands
5000 series-2 bass drum pedals and 2 snare stands

I'm confident all of it will outlast me.
 

TK-421

Senior Member
Is there any way to see the results without voting? I'm not a DW owner, so technically I shouldn't vote to avoid tainting the results.
 

Steady Freddy

Pioneer Member
I have two collectors kits. Will probably sell the older of the two. Sold all my DW metal snares. 6 of them, and replaced them with A&Fs. Keeping the wood ones I have left, Sold 4 of those too, LOL
 

KEEF

Senior Member
I'm not voting because I'm only an ex DW owner not a current one - owned a collectors for ten years,traded it in and took the financial hit that came with that. Never considered re-sale value when I bought them.
 

Ryan Culberson

Well-known member
I plan on keeping these for the long haul, unless a financial emergency forces me to sell. They've got a great backstory, having belonged to Pete Thomas (Elvis Costello) and used on quite a few sessions. Purchased from Stan & Jerry at Pro Drum which only adds to the good juju.

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I also have another DW set on order as a 50th birthday present to myself. Looking forward to creating my own stories with that set and continuing the stories on the Pete set.
 

J-W

Well-known member
Btw my kit was an artist kit from the band Tesseract....

That's awesome! One of my favorite bands. And naturally, Jay is one of my favorite drummers.

That is a stunning kit. I'm sure they sound as good as they look, if not better. Congrats on that score. (y)
 

MusiQmaN

Platinum Member
That's awesome! One of my favorite bands. And naturally, Jay is one of my favorite drummers.

That is a stunning kit. I'm sure they sound as good as they look, if not better. Congrats on that score. (y)

Tanks 👌🏾

He's a super cool dude to do business with too. He really babied this kit (he moved to the US so this one couldn't come along) and so do I.

Some direct from mic to daw sound samples of the 15” snare and the kit:
 
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EricT43

Senior Member
Interesting question. I bought mine to be played, not as an investment. Frankly, they are a bad investment because they decrease in value as soon as you play them. I even decreased the resale value of mine by putting a tom mount on the bass drum. I know some DW fans elevate their drums to some mystical plane, but they're just drums. That said, they are really, really, good drums and I can't see myself selling mine, unless I were to replace them with another set of DW's.
 
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