Drum shells are the foundation of any drum kit. Therefore, it is important to choose your shells wisely. Precision Drum Company offers only the highest quality shells and has been a Keller shell distributor for many years. As a result, we stock the Keller VSS maple shells in 5, 6, 8, and 10 ply and can provide Vintage Mahogany, Vintage Maple, and Birch shells upon request. In addition, acrylic shells made by RCI are also available in many colors and configurations.
Maple Drum Shells
Keller Maple VSS shells
5, 6, 8, and 10 ply, with or without reinforcing rings. In addition, 15 ply and thicker shells are available in some diameters. Bearing edge cutting, hole drilling, and other services may be applied to shells. For example, we can provide you with edged, drilled, and finished shells ready for you to assemble.
Mahogany Drum Shells
Keller Vintage Mahogany shells
Comprised of African Mahogany outer and inner plies, three plies of North American Poplar, and one ply of Birch. As a result, they yield a warm, full tone. Vintage Mahogany shells include 10 ply Maple reinforcing rings. Bearing edge, hole drilling, and other services may be added. In addition, a natural finish or plastic wrap can be applied to any shell.
Read more about Vintage Mahogany shells on the Keller website.
See a snare re-build using a Vintage Mahogany shell below.
Acrylic Drum Shells
RCI Acrylic Shells
Manufactured by RCI International. Hardened acrylic polymer engineered by RCI and made in the USA .
All seams are acrylic welded and sealed (Engineered at RCI International Patent Pending). As a result, seams are air and water tight. RCI shells do not have a support tab or thin strip of plastic to hold seams together. Most importantly, RCI Starlite shells stand second to none and are made specifically for the percussion industry.
Read more about acrylic shells on the RCI website.
Bearing edge cutting and hole drilling services may be applied to acrylic shells.
Metal Snare Shells
Manufactured by Worldmax USA. All metal shells have bearing edges and snare beds formed. May be purchased as is, or Precision can perform drilling operations per your specifications.