Drum sets are engaging toys that help to keep users active without compromising safety. Even though cheap, most models are durable, made of sweet-sounding components, and have fun to use systems that help individuals to stay active and healthy lives without spending hefty amounts of money. If your child’s birthday is upcoming and you are shopping for a new drum set that to surprise him or her during the special occasion, the 10 models reviewed on this list are among the best in 2017. They are affordable, have well-made designs that offer value, and last long.
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10. Ludwig LC1754 Accent Drive (5-Piece)
Ranking tenth on our list, Accent Drive LC1754 is a quality five-piece drum set with a stylish wine red theme that lasts long. The bass drum it comes with is large (22-inches by 16-inches). The Toms (both mounted and floor-standing are professional-grade while its hardware and the third-party components that it comes with (pedal, drum heads, sticks, and cymbals) are quality and designed to offer users value for several years. Drums and other components have waterproof finishes that prolong their life significantly. All ours are telescoping, while the stands offered are sturdy and built to withstand daily abuse. Buy an original set to get a top-grade product that will serve you excellently for many months.
9. Pearl RS525SCC706 Roadshow (5-Piece)
Featuring a stylish charcoal metallic theme and a quality construction using high-grade materials, Pearl RS525SCC706 Roadshow is a premium set of five innovative drums that come assembled and ready to use. The 9-ply material used to make their bodies is durable. They also have durable poplar shells and have double-braced hardware for stability and optimal performance. The drums (bass and tom) offered are durable. The 14×5.5-inch snare drum that people get sounds nice, while the hybrid hi-hats (14-inch) and brass crash-ride (16-inch) that it comes with boost its performance further. Pearl RS525SCC706 Roadshow is and benefits both beginners and professionals.
8. Talentstar Kids Drum
Recommended for kids of all ages, Talentstar is a top-grade drum set for kids with an aesthetic red theme that most users find stimulating. It is affordable, manufactured using aluminum and ABS plastic, and has a sweet sounding design that you baby will enjoy during his or her free time at home. Apart from its performance, this drum set ranks among the most sought-after because of its high safety rating. The paint used to color it, for instance, is non-toxic. Plastic (ABS) and aluminum used to manufacture it are BPA-free while its components are not only durable but also lack choking hazards that might harm your baby when swallowed. You receive a sturdy and comfortable 10-inch chair with each purchase of original Talentstar kid’s drums.
7. Best Choice Products Drum Sets-1263
Ranked among the best products in this niche, this Sets-1263 drum set by Best Choice Products is an advanced five-piece accessory with full-sized and adult-sized drums that offers hours of uninterrupted entertainment. This drum set has striking black finishes that do not chip nor fade over time. The high-grade components that it comes with (drum, crash cymbals, and hi-hats) last long while its easy to assemble design saves you valuable time each time you are planning for a drumming session. With an original set, you also get durable chain-driven pedals, a pair of high-quality drumsticks, and a comfortable stool.
6. Mendini MJDS-5-BK
A four-star-rated product in reputable stores such as Amazon, this MJDS-5-BK junior drum set by Mendini is a quality set of five 16-inch drums and snares that offer individuals hours of uninterrupted fun in the home environment. It is black-themed, comes with premium-grade drumsticks and cymbals, and has an adjustable throne that orients the body naturally for a comfortable and enjoyable drumming experience. All drums and tom toms are of high quality. The stands and chain driven pedals offered last long while the wooden drumsticks that buyers get are not only durable but also have rounded edges that do not damage play drums over time. You get a one-year warranty covering all defects.
5. Mendini MJDS-1-BL
Ranked among top 10 best drum sets in 2016 reviews Mendini MJDS-1-BL is an affordable three-piece junior set with an aesthetic metallic blue theme that blends well in homes. It is affordable, has a large 13-inch x 8-inch bass drum with a chain-driven pedal, and has a sweet sounding 6×8-inch mounted tom tom and snares that do not dent or lose their shape over time. You also get an 8-inch cymbal, a quality pair of wooden drumsticks, detailed step-by-step instructions that eliminate the hassle off its setup. Purchase an original set to get a valuable product that lasts.
4. Gammon Percussion 5-Piece
If you are shopping for a new drum set and choose this 5-piece set by Gammon Percussion, you get a top-grade black-themed drum set with black junior-sized drums, quality cymbal stands, and high-quality hardware that improve both its physical outlook and its functionality. It is affordable, is attainable as an all in one starter pack with everything that you will need for playing, and has a stylish high gloss finish with black and chrome accents that improve its value. Instead of clothing or traditional toys, buy an original to receive an ultimate gift for your child.
3. Alesis DM6
This five-piece drum set by Alesis is a well-made electronic drum set that consists of 8-inch toms, an 8-inch snare, and sweet sounding drums that do not rip nor lose their charm over time as most poorly designed models do. It is affordable, has an aux port for connecting and or using external speakers, and a USB Midi output that you can use to send MIDI data to software and or virtual instruments with minimal effort. It also has an advanced DM6 module with over 108 percussion and drum sounds that you can use in your routines and 15 programmable drum sets.
2. Gammon Percussion 5-Piece Drum Set
As most products reviewed on this list, this 5-piece drum set by Gammon Percussion is a novel adult sized accessory with a set of high-quality components that never disappoint. The drums and snares that it comes with, for instance, are professional-grade. Cymbal stands are stable while the wide stool that it comes with is comfortable and allows individuals to play for long without getting tired. All components are durable and have high gloss finishes that do not chip over time.
1. VTech KidiBeats
Talking about the best drum sets in the market, this award-winning KidiBeats model by VTech tops our list of the best. It has a striking white theme, has durable drum pads that make perfect learning accessories, and has a compact and easy to assemble design that fits and work well in kid’s rooms. It also has nine built-in melodies (pop, dance, rock, music, numbers, and letters, four modes of play (numbers, letters, free play, and follow-along, and bright LED lights that most kids find stimulating. VTech KidiBeats is affordable, battery-powered, and benefits 2-5-year-olds.