What snare(s) do you play?

Tama, Pearl, Yamaha, Premier, Mapex etc.

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Post Sun Jul 30, 2006 8:18 am

Question is very simple. Write about the snare or snares you use at the moment. You can also post pics or sound samples of it.

I currently use 14x6.5 Pearl MMX snare. It has thin, 100% maple shell with reinforcement rings. It is very warm and powerfull because of it's size. I use Evans Genera Dry as a batter head and Evans Hazy 300 as a reso


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Post Sun Jul 30, 2006 8:25 am

I currently use to snares:

Pearl FFS 14x3,5 Maple as the main one and Sonor Jungle 10x2 as an auxilliary ony. Still I plan on buying a 3rd one - most propably a 14x6,5 MMX like yours ;] or a 13x7 :)
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Post Sun Jul 30, 2006 8:29 am

Got any pics of your snares?
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Post Sun Jul 30, 2006 8:33 am

I must say we have similar taste in drum equipment! Cheers(you know that I love your kit, lol)
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Post Sun Jul 30, 2006 8:35 am

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Post Sun Jul 30, 2006 12:33 pm

I have 2 snares:
14x6.5 Black Panther Walnut snare( I'm addicted to walnut ;) )
12x2 Arbiter Flats Pro Snare(currently my main snare)
The reason for me switching to a smaller snare is that for now I prefer a sound that is full but quick, with a lot of snare response but with a fast decay(so the short snare gives a quick full rattle). Also when I playa smaller snare, Other toms sound a lot crisper(no sympathetic vibrations to distort the overall sound) and lower. The Black Panther is tuned somewhere between my 12 and 14 inch tom, and the small one is above the 10 inch one.
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Post Sun Jul 30, 2006 4:28 pm

I play on the snare drum made of Keller shell. It's 13x6 maple 8mm/6ply. I love it tuned high. It's a warm, musical and power sounding instrument. One I can say, is that buying it was the best deal in my drum 'career'.
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Post Mon Jul 31, 2006 2:03 am

Great snare GuRu, welcome to the forums!
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Post Wed Aug 02, 2006 9:46 pm

PORK PIE 5 BY 12 LITTLE SKWILER

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Post Sun Aug 06, 2006 1:13 am

tim_otnematset - I've heard really good opionion on this snare! I'm green with envy right now:)
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Post Sun Aug 06, 2006 7:20 am

I just switched to that Pork Pie snare myself, it's very nice.

In the studio we've got several; DW, Yamaha, an old marching snare, etc...

we hope to get some pics while in session for the next album.
I'm going to try to get the PP in on a few tracks, we'll see how it holds up next to its more expensive brothers...
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Post Mon Aug 07, 2006 7:03 am

I also heard some good things about PP but never had the chance to play one myself
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Post Wed Aug 09, 2006 11:36 am

i have a yamaha anton fig that i got in 1998 and it is the primary snare for me. it just sounds so chunky and fat...plus it is very sensitive. so i can play it in any situation..
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Post Wed Aug 09, 2006 1:22 pm

I've never heard anything about this snare? Could you write something about it and show some photos?
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