Snare drum tuning

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Post Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:26 pm

I have never been able to get a sound out of my snare drum that I am totally happy with. Any tips on tuning? Top/bottom heads? How tight? It's hard to tell you the sound I want, so just tips on good tuning would be appreciated. Cheers. (If it helps, I want the kind of sound Steve White gets with Paul Weller)
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Post Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:38 pm

first of all, whats heads do you use on the top and the bottom? and how tight do you have the snare cord to the bottom head?
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Post Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:45 pm

I think you'll find some info here.
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Post Tue Oct 17, 2006 5:22 am

And what material is it made from as well as size?
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