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Ludwig Black Beauty Supra-Phonic Brass Snare Drum
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The brass shell offers incredible volume and outstanding crack and cut. The supra-phonic snare wires are very sensitive and crisp making it a great primary snare too... Learn more...
Tama SLP Limited Edition Big Black Steel Snare Drum
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When you need that sharp crisp sound of a snare, add the Tama SLP Big Black Steel Snare drum to your setup.... Learn more...
Drum Workshop Collectors Series Snare Drum
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Utilizing a thin industry-standard 1mm shell, and plated with sleek black nickel, the Collector's Series Black Nickel over Brass is a versatile workhorse snare. Suit... Learn more...
Ludwig Chrome Supra-Phonic Snare Drum
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The steel shell offers incredible volume and outstanding crack and cut. The supra-phonic snare wires are very sensitive and crisp making it a great primary snare too... Learn more...
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Ludwig's Black Beauty Snare Drums have long been the optimal choice for the touring and recording drummer in need of volume, tonal clarity, and optimal snare respons... Learn more...
Drum Workshop Design Series Black Nickel and Brass Snare Drum
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Drum Workshop Design snare drum that is black nickel over brass. It measures 5.5x14" and features 1 mm rolled bead reinforced all brass black nickel plated shell mag... Learn more...
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The Mapex MPX Piccolo snare drum is a great second snare drum for today's drummer looking for awesome sound at a value price.... Learn more...
Mapex Armory Daisy Cutter Snare Drum
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With its 1mm hammered steel shell. The Mapex Armory Daisy Cutter is a cannon that will rattle the walls. It's a high caliber drum that can be heard for miles around ... Learn more...
Tama SLP Black Brass Snare Drum
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By using a relatively thicker Brass 1.5mm brass shell, the Tama SLP Black Brass model provides fat powerful sound combined with warm resonance. This sound is a natur... Learn more...
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Producing a perfect balance of tone, the classic Ludwig Supralite is a warm, versatile steel snare drum.... Learn more...
Pacific Drums Concept Metal Snare Drum
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Concept Series Black Nickel over Brass Snare with Chrome Hardware (6.5x13") dual-beaded, 1mm rolled steel shells plated in a mirror-like black nickel finish. Complem... Learn more...
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For four decades Tama has been engineering a broad range of quality drums to fill the needs of drummers at all levels. Now, with their Soundworks series, great-sound... Learn more...
Mapex MPX Piccolo Snare Drum
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Don't let its size fool you, the Mapex MPX piccolo can produce more than enough crack and full tone for any gig at any time. The mix shell of basswood and poplar giv... Learn more...
Tama SLP Sound Lab Project Vintage Hammered Steel Snare Drum
Tama SLP Sound Lab Project Vintage Hammered Steel Snare Drum
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Tama's Sound Lab Project (S.L.P.) snare drums were designed to introduce drummers to a variety of exciting sounds -- at an affordable price. Each snare possesses a d... Learn more...
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