DW Adjustable Bass Drum Riser

Bass Drum/Percussion Lifter with Fully-adjustable Rubber-cushioned Arms, Rubber/Spike Tipped Feet, and Pedal Mounting Bar
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Use Almost Any Drum as a Kick

With the DW 9909 Bass Drum Lifter, you can transform a floor tom into a bass drum without damaging the drum's finish. If you've ever wanted to experiment with using different drums for kick, the 9909 is the key. Take a floor tom, lay it on its side on the 9909's four rubber-cushioned arms. The 9909 gently cradles you drum at perfect beater height, while its rubber/spike tipped feet keep it from creeping forward on any surface flooring. The 9909's arms are fully adjustable, and can accommodate irregularly-shaped instruments such as congas and even djembe. Go ahead - craft your cutting-edge signature kick sound - with the DW 9909.

DW 9909 Bass Drum Lifter at a Glance:
  • Ever wonder about some of those kick drum sounds?
  • Feels like a kick
  • Accommodates a wide range of drums and will not harm the finish
Ever wonder about some of those kick drum sounds?

The DW 9909 Bass Drum Lifter gives you room for experimentation. Certain jazz drummers have been known for their relatively high-pitched, (and usually undamped) bass drums. What's up with that? Often times, what you're hearing is not even a bass drum. Legendary jazz drummer Billy Higgins (Ornett Coleman, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins and Lee Morgan) was known for his foot finesse with 16" and 18" kicks - tuned wide open, undamped, with coated Ambassador heads front and back. You can achieve the same thing by converting a floor tom for kick duties using the DW 9909 Bass Drum Lifter. Experimentation with heads, tuning, and damping, could yield some impressive results!

Feels like a kick

With the DW 9909 Bass Drum Lifter, whatever drum you're using for a bass drum will feel like a bass drum. The 9909 is is fully adjustable, is designed not to creep, and sports an integrated pedal mounting bar. Whether you've got a floor tom, conga, or even a djembe mounted, your kick rig will feel like a kick. So go ahead and get creative - the DW 9909 Bass Drum Lifter makes it happen.

Accommodates a wide range of drums and will not harm the finish

DW knows you're particular about your drums' finish. That's why they designed the 9909 Bass Drum Lifter with adjustable arms with non-marring rubber tips that gently cradle your drum - no matter how irregularly shaped it is. So go ahead - choose an oddball drum from your percussion arsenal. Chances are, the DW 9909 Bass Drum Lifter will be able to accommodate it.

DW 9909 Bass Drum Lifter Features:
  • Gently cradles you drum at perfect beater height
  • Integrated pedal mounting bar
  • Rubber-cushioned arms will not harm your drum's finish
  • Can accommodate irregularly-shaped instruments such as congas and djembe
  • Rubber/spike tipped feet keep the 9909 from creeping forward on any surface flooring
Use almost any drum as a kick, with the DW 9909!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number DWCP9909

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2/5

good idea, but...

Its rather 'clunky', somewhat bulky, heavy and tricky to position. I favour the DANMAR mount. Having said that, I'll be using one at a jazz gig at Rockefeller Center in NY in a few weeks.
Music background: 50 years drumming
See also: percussion stands, DW, DW Percussion Stands & Mounts