What snare(s) do you play?

Tama, Pearl, Yamaha, Premier, Mapex etc.

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Post Sat Nov 17, 2007 4:45 pm

wow, 13 inch snares seem to be pretty popular on this board
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Post Sun Nov 18, 2007 7:02 pm

uthandar wrote:I'm using a Yamaha Musashi 13" with aquarian studio x batter head. It's got a very nice crack to it. Anyone hear anything good about it?

Ive heard they are suppose to be sweet, id like to play one
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Post Sun Dec 02, 2007 2:52 am

80s Ludwig rocker elite 3.5"x13"
spaun acrylic vented 5.5"x13"
ddrum domminion ash 7"x13"
tama artwood 6.5"x13"
pearl brass sensitone 6"x14"
pearl master classic mahogony 5.5"x14"

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dixon 5"x10"
76 ludwig 12"x15"
ludwig drums get better with age.
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Post Sun Dec 02, 2007 2:01 pm

WOW...
My favorite snares are simple. I have top-of-the-line drum kits, but when it comes to snare, I stay with simple.

I have 2 Ludwig Rocker(mahogany) drums from the 70's that are super cheap entry level drums but sound and feel fat as hell. I also have a Chad Smith, a 3 by 13 steel piccolo and a Gretch Catalina maple. I think it's ridiculous how much they charge for some snares. I think it's unnecessary. If I can achieve what I want with what I use, why would i pay outrageous prices. I bet a Pork Pie can sound just as good as any expensive snare...especially when mic'd live or recording.
I've had Black Beautys and Bronze and Maple top-of-the-line snares but I really like 8 lug snares.
Hahahaha ...I bet everybody is cringing.