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55DC x Greenr - Carbon Ofsetting Option

New besties 55DC and Greenr giving you the option to offset your carbon footprint at checkout.

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beautiful oriollo ferromanganese drum kit with oriollo lugs, hoops, zoran bibin snare wires

Meet The Builders - Vukan @ Oriollo

Spun or cast, always seamless metal snares and full kits with some breathtaking finishes, from the Serbian banks of the River Danube.

Meet Oriollo
UK drum built with oak and dark stained with offset lugs, triple flanged hoops and custom badge from old barrel drums

Meet The Builders - Jordan @ Old Barrel Drums

Man's got wood. Check out Barnsley's best builder supporting local and independent businesses. Szabo is a specialist in stave, segmented and ply drums, getting into the science of sound with pitch and resonance matched pieces and innovative shell concepts.

Meet Old Barrel
UK drum maker and builder Alan from Tee drums polishing a lovely ply shell with tee drums logo supplied to 55dc

Meet the Builders - Alan @ Tee Drums

The UKs ply and exotic veneer master, featuring immaculate inlays, innovative and traditional finishes and choice of interesting timbers.

Meet Tee Drums
UK custom maunfactured Flint Percussion piccolo reggae snare drum with white suspended shell system and shallow black shell

Meet The Builders - The Family @ Flint Percussion

Exalted English engineers Flint Percussion with their innovative improvements to the humble snare drum design. Get yourself a cuppa and come and meet the family....


Need a Hand?

Trouble finding 'that' sound or want help or advice with a build? Talk to the drum geeks for free. Get in touch, tell us what sounds and inspirations float your boat, and we'll work with you to find a mix of construction, material, hardware and even a builder that lets you create your own sound.

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beautiful raw patina beaded metal drum shell

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If you can build fantastic drums, produce quality equipment, inspire with your educational resources or produce drum related items with love, we want to hear from you!

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  • Flint Percussion - Suspended Shell System Only - 14 x 5.5
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  • Flint Percussion - 14 x 5.5 Suspended Shell Snare Drum - Aluminium Shell - White
    55dc 55 drum company x flint percussion, stunning white custom snare drum with suspended shell and black hoops and hardware
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Drums, drumming, drum stuff and drummers rock our world at 55DC, join us online to share the love for all things drums. We are looking to build a community of like minded guys and girls with a passion for the the instrument and craft. If you're making your own noise we want to hear it!


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