Which one I should buy?

drummer_egemen

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Hi,

I'm going to buy snare drum. But i can't decide yet. I have 2 choice,
one of them PEARL CHAD SMİTH signature, the other one is YAMAHA STAGE CUSTOM WOOD SHELL. My band playing alternative and hard-rock like Audioslave, Kiss, AC/DC, ... Help me!.. Thanks...
 

loop

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I'd go for the Chad Smith snare. It's crafted very well and you can tune it to sound really good. As a metal snare it'll be perfect for hard rock applications :) Yamaha SC isn't that good(not bad either)
 

Dale

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I've not played the Yamaha, but believe it is a second line drum. The Chad Smith snare however is a full professional series drum. I've played one at the drum shop and found that it had a great crack with plenty of depth. The snare sensitivity worked well playing press rolls and the overall sound of the drum was excellent.

I only played it how it was tuned in the shop. I've no experience fooling around with the tuning, but suspect it has a wide tuning range. It's also become a very popular snare with customers. Many have sold.

I've also seen comments by bass players on a bass forum and they were all favourable. One bass player commented that it was the loudest snare he'd heard.
 

loop

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drummer_egemen":1xagh02v said:
Thanks... I'm going to buy chad smith sign. snare this sunday..


Good choice! Make sure you share your opinions on it with us :)
 

paul89

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Of course Chad Smith is better than Yamaha Stage Custom :) If I were u I would buy chad smith sign. Moreover it's higher class than Stage Custom.
 
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