Pearl Forum Series

Pearl Forum FZ Series Drum Set Review

Pearl Drums is one of the top drum manufacturers in the world and makes, full drum sets, drum sells, hardware lines, bass drum pedals and drum accessories. The Pearl Forum Series is a popular line of beginner drum kits, and features a complete five (5) piece shell pack, Pearl’s 890 series of hardware, Pearl’s CXP cymbal set, Vic Firth 5A drum sticks and an instructional DVD.


Pearl Forum

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Pearl Forum SeriesForum FZ Series Drum Set

The Pearl Forum Series shells are 6-ply (7.5mm) and made of Poplar utilizing Pearl’s Superior Shell Technology (S.S.T.). The new Forum FZ includes the Pearl’s Integrated Suspension System (I.S.S.) tom mounting system. The Forum Series is available in four finishes, Smokey Chrome, Jet Black, Pure White and Red Wine.


Pearl Forum Snare DrumPearl Forum Snare Drum

Accompanying each Pearl Forum drumset is a 100% matching poplar snare drum. Also included is the FZH 790 Series complete hardware kit containing the following basic components:

  • Snare Stand (S-790)
  • Boom Cymbal Stand (B-790)
  • Straight Cymbal Stand (C-790)
  • Hi-Hat Stand (H-790)
  • Throne (D-790)

The incorporated CXP-3 Cymbal Pack features:

  1. 14 inch Hi-Hats
  2. 20 in Ride
  3. 16″ Crash

The Forum also comes in two configurations, the FZH 725 which includes a 22in bass drum and larger tom pack and the FZH 705D with a 20″X18″ bass and standard toms.


Pearl Forum Series Review & Price

The Peal Forum Series drums can be purchased brand new for between $500 and $800 depending on the configuration. This is an extremely cheap price for a complete drum set. While a drummer with some experience will probably want to upgrade the snare, cymbals and possibly the hardware, the set is a great start for a beginning drummer or one on a budget. The Pearl Forum FZ drum set offers a lot of value for the price.


Pearl Forum Series Smokey Chrome

Smokey Chrome


Pearl Forum Series Jet Black

Forum Series Jet Black


Pearl Forum Series Pure White

Pearl Forum Series Pure White


Pearl Forum Series Red Whine

Pearl Forum Series Red Whine


FZH 725 With 790 Hardware

FZH 725 With 790 Hardware


FZH 705D With CXP-3 Cymbals

FZH 705D With CXP-3 Cymbals


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One Response to “Pearl Forum Series”

  1. Thomas McIntyre on July 18th, 2016 at 2:08 pm

    What pieces come with the 5 piece ELX 725/c 249 kit?

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