Gift Ideas For Drummers Priced Under $200

Compared to other instruments, buying a gift for a drummer can be expensive. Luckily, we have plenty of deals on professional quality drum parts and accessories that can be had for $200 or less. While you might not feel like spending the dough for thousand dollar kit, you can still get them a great gift that will help their passion. Below, we list some of our favorite pieces of gear for drummers priced below $200.

 

Gifts For Drummers Under $200

 

Cymbals

Cymbals are a key component of any drum kit. And unless you’re a drummer yourself, it can be difficult trying to figure out which cymbal out of the many kinds available would be the right one to get as a gift. For this, I recommend going for a starter kit as they tend to contain the three types of cymbals virtually all sets feature. Even if their own set is relatively new, having spares is never a bad idea. If you’d rather get them something they can add to their setup, I recommend you take a quick look at their kit and note what type of cymbals they use. They should have their size and type marked, such as an 18” Crash, for example. With this info, you can make sure you can buy them an entirely different cymbal that they don’t already have.

Stands

 

Stands/Hardware

If you decide on getting them a cymbal that they don't already own, an accompanying cymbal stand is not a bad idea either. Or maybe one or more of their old stands could use an upgrade? Not a problem. Whether they need a new stand for their snare, high-hats or cymbals, there's a lot to choose from under $200.

 

Drum Pedals

 

Drum Pedals

Pedals are responsible for the bulk of the beat and are the single most used piece of equipment in any kit. Because of this, a bad pedal can make playing a lot tougher than it should be. If you want to get them a gift that will have the single biggest impact on playability, a good drum pedal can go a long way. Axis pedals are a great choice, as they are handcrafted and feature aircraft-grade aluminum and steel, but you can't go wrong with a Drum Works kick pedal either.

 

Equipment Bags

 

Equipment Bags

If you’re not sure on what type of gear to get and would rather go for something that drummers of every style can put to good use, a high-quality gear bag from MONO is the way to go. While they might seem a little pricey, these are more than just standard equipment bags – they are fully featured, lightweight and made from military grade materials, meaning they won’t wear out anytime soon. Our on-hand drum kit expert has been using the M80 bag for his double pedal (though it can be easily converted to work with single pedals as well) and is not shy about singing its praises. Make no mistake; these are first-class equipment bags.

 

 

 

Drum Accessories

 

Drum Accessories

The key to any good instrument accessory is to make life easier for the player. With that in mind, I present to you the Cruztools Drum Multi-Tool, the Swiss Army knife of drum tools. For less than $20, this little tool packs everything a drummer would need in order to fix or service their entire kit on the fly, even pedals. And speaking of pedals, they might be strong but they're not indestructible. Why not help protect that all important piece of drum gear with an Axis Hard Shell case? It's pretty much a vault for a pedal, light enough to easily carry around but tough enough to take a drop with ease.

 

 

PAL Gift Cards

 

PAL Gift Cards

And finally, when you just can't decide, you can always get a PAL gift card! We are currently having a 15% discount on all gift cards, making them a great gift idea, even if you already know what to get them. This means that for $170, you get $200 worth of credit. Other card options are available, up to $1000 (for $850).

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Click here to check out all of our discounted gift card options.

 

 

One Last Thing ...

Whether you're looking for a gift for a friend or a gift for yourself, PAL has got you covered! If you have any questions regarding a purchase of any of the items above or any other piece of gear we carry, don't hesitate to chat with one of our friendly PAL pros by using the live chat feature below or by calling us toll-free at 1 877-671-2200. Happy holidays!

 

 

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