What snare(s) do you play?

Tama, Pearl, Yamaha, Premier, Mapex etc.

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Post Fri Jan 26, 2007 9:29 pm

I have (and play) a couple of Gretsches, (Maple Broadcaster and Birch), a Slingerland Studio King, a couple of Kents (steel and mahogany) 3 Pearls, ( 8x14 Free Floater, 3 1/2x14 Maple Piccolo, and a 3x13 Steel Piccolo), an old 4x13 Dixie my Dad found at the landfill about 30 years ago that I rebuiltand actually sounds damn good, a Pork Pie Black Brass 6 1/2 x 14 that sounds incredible, and is my main snare, a 1931 Leedy & Strupe COB 5x14, and a 1930's Zenon 5 x 13 with an ultra-thin shell and calf heads, gut snares, all of that crap...gettin' a pretty good collection. Good library of sounds.
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Maybe this will work. It's my zebrawood 13" X 5.5" It has a trick throw and now matching black die cast hoops The shell is just over a half inch thick and is staved. It will take your ears out in no time! I have pretty much any kind of drum at my disposal since I make them but this has always been my favorite. I use it for just about every situation and it's a staple in my sound.[/img]
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Well I can't get the thing to work so go ahead and go to www.myspace.com/percussionmafia and check it out if ya want to. Unfortunately I am not very good with my computer! I'll have more stuff when my website gets done but it will give ya a jist.
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Post Tue Jan 30, 2007 3:21 pm

I have a PDP picilo snare that I use and that is it, I have an old Pearl Snare that came with my kit but i dont use that so much anymore

Some times I put it on the side for an effect or something
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Post Mon Feb 05, 2007 8:19 pm

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14x 5.5 maple mapex venus black finish
14x 6 mapex chromiumn w/ custom coating
14x5.5 tama rockstar maple w/ white satin haze wrap
14x5.5 pearl free floating heads copper snare
14 x 5.5 sonor birch snare 9 ply amber fade satin finish
13x 3 pearl piccallo snare maple
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Post Wed Feb 07, 2007 10:35 am

Pearl 13'.. i have all 3
Ian piace sig
Chad smith Sig
Sensitone brass
Dw drums
Zildjian K/A Custom Cymbals
Vic Firth sticks/brushs
Porkpie Throne
Pearl Snares
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Post Fri Feb 09, 2007 3:49 am

I play a 13X7 Pork Pie Little Squealer. I love the way this snare sounds when you tune it higher. It really cracks. It also sounds great tuned down, but I don't like it that way!
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Post Fri Feb 09, 2007 4:30 am

Yamaha 6 1/5" Steel (fat but a bit dull)
pearl 3 1/5" free floating brass (great ring, cuts through heavy guitars well)
Brady 6 1/5" Jarrah wood ply snare (wow!)

I love the pearl's nasty crack and ring but the Brady is without doubt the best instrument I've ever owned and I always get comments at gigs and studios about the sound. Tune it up or down, sounds like a wicked combo of steel, brass and wood warmth. The 5 1/2" version is fantastic too.

I also had great success in the studio recently with a Tama Royal star 5 1/2" snare. A cheap steel drum that sounds great. IMO
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Post Sat Feb 10, 2007 11:05 am

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Its absolutely amazing!

Spaun 5.5"x13" Acrylic Vented snare

Go to Guitar Center and try it out... they should have it
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Post Sat Feb 10, 2007 1:02 pm

I have two a ludwig 402 supraphonic, and a Rogers Dynasonic COB..
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Post Sun Feb 11, 2007 12:36 am

CHIMPOaGOGO wrote:Image


Its absolutely amazing!

Spaun 5.5"x13" Acrylic Vented snare

Go to Guitar Center and try it out... they should have it



Man i hope it's as good as everyne says...I just went and orered one today.
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Post Mon Feb 12, 2007 11:24 am

I build snares in my spare time, my favourite so far is this birch one i made last year:

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Post Fri Jul 06, 2007 7:01 am

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i have to go with the anton fig
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Post Fri Jul 06, 2007 9:28 am

6.5x13 Tama Hand Hammered Stainless Steel (The work horse)
6.5x14 DDRUM Dominion Maple Snare w/ 8 2" Vents
5.5x14 Ludwig Acrolite (70's?)
6.5x14 Slingerland Gene Krupa Chrome Over Brass
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Post Fri Jul 06, 2007 11:12 am

I have two. One is my default snare: Tama Superstar 5" x 14" not bad.
But my baby is my Mike Portnoy signature snare melody master. It sounds awesome, warm and very powerfull. chek it out.

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