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British Drum Company 20/12/14" Lounge Series Drum Set
This is a great set from our friends at British Drum Company. We love these drums and applaud the level of craftsmanship that goes into the shells and hardware. World class drums and very affordable. Keith is a master at his craft and these drums are a fabulous example of his work. Please Note: We have the only kits in this size and finish available in the US at this time. The next ones won't arrive until late May, so get yours now!
This set is 8x12, 14x14, 14x20 and is finished in their popular Kensington Crown stain. Here is what Keith from British Drum Co says about this kit:
"Our Lounge Series drums are formulated from a combination of 9 ply Mahogany and Scandinavian Birch which has been cross laminated and cold-press moulded into a shell only 5.5mm thick. This results in super-strong, super-thin shells that produces a warm and complex tone. Like our Legend Series these are precision hand-crafted drums and are incredibly versatile. The addition of Mahogany and 30 degree round-over bearing edges add a tremendous darker warmth and projection synonymous with the best vintage kits. These drums share the same wide tuning range to suit any musical situation producing low fat tones when tuned down and a brighter warmth when tuned up.
All our Lounge Series drums are fitted with our elegant “Palladium” hardware. When designing our lugs and claw we took inspiration from the architectural and automotive designs of the Art Deco period which resulted in an instant classic look we’re extremely proud of. The lug range comprises of a small single lug (for Legend toms), a large single lug (for Legend bass drums), a short double lug (for snares and Lounge toms), and a long double lug (for deep Lounge toms and Lounge bass drums).
Made from the same cast alloy, the claws echo the lug styling and are completed with Shore 60 hardness moulded rubber gaskets to protect our wooden hoops.
The same Art Deco theme continues into our Palladium tom brackets which uniquely attach to our shells with vertically aligned fixings that don’t stiffen up the shell like other mounts, allowing our shells to resonate a full 360 degrees without dead spots.
Our tom brackets have internal chevron features designed to clamp 10.5mm and 12.5mm diameter L-arms and floor tom legs securely while totally eliminating rotation. Self-aligning and visually integrated memory locks finish the clean look and ensure repeatable positioning."