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Gear4music stocks a range of beginner acoustic drum kits to give you the perfect introduction to acoustic drums. Affordable, reliable and quality kits from brands like Pearl, Mapex, Yamaha & Gear4music are available now with fast delivery.
Gear4music stocks a range of beginner acoustic drum kits to give you the perfect introduction to acoustic drums. Affordable, reliable and quality kits from brands like Pearl, Mapex, Yamaha & Gear4music are available now with fast delivery.With essentials like hardware, cymbals & stools, choose from a varied range of kit styles and sizes for all levels of players with the confidence of a full money-back guarantee and warranty.
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Both beginner and complete kits are great value for money and a perfect way to get into drumming. Complete and beginner kits come with everything you would need as a drummer, so these would be the best option for someone looking to start. Beginner drummers should look for a versatile sounding shell material like Poplar. This is one of the most common constructions of beginner kits due to its affordable price range and adaptability to various playing styles.
The main thing drummers need are a drum kit, hardware, cymbals, stool and sticks. We would also recommend purchasing ear defenders. Other things that will come in useful include practice pad for quiet technique practice, and a music stand if they are learning how to read music.
Prices depends on manufacturer, number of add-ons and size of drum kit. We have multiple styles of beginner drum kits available at varying price points, suiting every budget. Use the price range filter to find your perfect beginner kit.
Drum kits have a long lifespan. There are various steps that can be taken to enhance the life of your kit however. The first being replacing drumheads that are worn or dented. Drumheads take the brunt of the playing, so keeping an eye on this can help extend your drums lifetime. The second step is through investing in bags to store and transport your kit. This minimises general wear and tear, preventing your drum shells from scratches and protecting your hardware from damage.
When choosing your kit, the type of music you are going to be playing and what size fits in your desired set up location is key. The size of any drum contributes drastically to the volume of the kit - the bigger the drums, the louder the sound. The average size kick drum is anything from 18’’ to 22’’. These sizes are what most drummers use, whilst the tom sizes of a kit are determined by the drum kit style. For beginners, a rock, rock fusion or fusion style kit will all be great fun to learn on.
If you are buying for a junior, a larger kit may be discouraging as they will not be able to reach the pedals or cymbals, so a junior kit is advised. Similarly, if you are buying for a teenager, any kit with a kick of 18’’ to 22’’ would provide the right playing height and replicate their favourite drummers setups.p>