The Mapex MPX Midnight Black Maple Snare Drum has an all natural maple shell. It's a high-quality, affordable drum that's warm and sensitive, yet delivers a full projecting sound. Versatile for R&B, Jazz and Rock. It features Transparent Midnight Black Lacquer finish with Black hardware, low-mass lugs, fully adjustable throwoff and Remo UX drum heads. Available in 3 sizes: 13" x 6"; 14" x 5.5"; 14" x 8".
This snare is 14"x 5.5" and has a 6-ply 100% Birch Shell. It has triple-flanged hoops and is now 10 lugs. It is a good intermediate drum with clear articulation. The wood shell provides a warm sound and good projection. Priced very reasonably! Color shown: Natural.
Mapex has developed a hybrid shell with the introduction of the Velvetone Snare. It is a 9 ply shell consisting of maple/walnut/maple. The size is 14" x 5.5", and ideal for a broad range of musical styles. The color is named "butter burst" and lives up to the description. It has a warm and focused sound.
Pearl's Modern Utility Snare Drum features a 6-ply all Maple shell. It is designed for the working drummer and the CL Bridge Lug and SR700 strainer is top notch. Triple flanged hoops are standard and increase projection of the drum. This is a very resonant, versatile and clean sounding drum. The MUS1465 model is the very popular 14" x 6.5" size. Available in Black Matte finish.
The Canopus maple snare drum is worthy to be called The Maple, because of it's natural brilliance, good sound projection, and a complicated, controlled high-pitch overtone series. Standard equipped vintage snare wires give it a sensitive feel, and the shell construction is designed for the best sound prodution with a delicate and precise bearing edge. Brass lugs tend to enhance the richness of the drum. Two sizes available. 8-ply Maple Shell. Special Order. 3-4 week delivery. Color shown; Natural Oil Finish.
The Mapex MPX Gloss Natural Maple Snare Drum has an all natural maple shell. It's a high-quality, affordable drum that's warm and sensitive, yet delivers a full projecting sound. Versatile for R&B, Jazz and Rock. It features a Gloss Natural finish with Chrome hardware, low-mass lugs, fully adjustable throwoff and Remo UX drum heads. Available in 2 sizes: 13" x 6"; 14" x 5.5".
We have a few beautiful GMS 7x13 Special Edition (SE) snare drums available. 8 Ply maple shells, innovative low-mass tension relieving SE lugs, with GMS swivel inserts, Hand-tooled Grand Master series brass throw-off, 2.3 triple flange hoops, precision 45 degree bearing edges and a perfect snare bed, all add up to the perfect snare drum for any gig. These snares sound amazing and can't really be beat at this price point. Available in Maple and Dark Cherry Fade Satin Oil More Info »
Grover Pro Percussion has redefined snare drum technology with the advent of the Grover G3T Snare Drum. The 5"x14" Grover Pro G3T-5 Concert Snare Drum features the advanced ITaP™ technology tuning system. This system provides previously unattainable focus and sensitivity from a snare drum by allowing the independent adjustment of snare pressure (sound quality) from snare tension (sensitivity). This versatile top of the line orchestral instrument does it all---from the most delicate pianissimo to the most roaring fortissimo! Ideal for More Info »
Taye Studio Maple Snare Drums are constructed using 100% North American Sugar Maple Shells. Sugar Maple is extremely hard and dense which creates a big attack and very sensitive response. The shells are 10ply and the wood hoops 14 ply. The wood hoops are thick and exceptionally effective for "cross sticking" patterns. Color is Java Burst. Details include: 100% North American Sugar Maple Shells High Gloss Lacquer Finishes 10 ply, 7.5mm Shells 14 ply North American Sugar Maple Hoops Claw More Info »
The Pearl Short Fuse drum is a 6 ply Poplar snare drum. It has single post lugs and is 10 x 4.5 inches. This effect drum is part of the Firecracker series. A projecting snare, the drum includes a mounting bracket and mount to use as an auxiliary on a stand.
NOTE: This drum is a special order and will take some time to build, please email us if you have any questions before you order. Gotta love those old snare drums. Big, fat, thick with that soft buttery feel. We’ve all been looking high and low for one in good, playable condition. Sometimes you get lucky. Well, today is your lucky day! The GMS “Super Vintage” snare drums capture all that is good in an old drum, and then some. More Info »
NOTE: This drum is a special order and will take some time to build, please email us if you have any questions before you order. GMS Drum Co. is proud to celebrate their 25th Anniversary. We wanted to create a snare drum in honor of our anniversary, one that would be unique and encompass our passion for new technology while remaining true to our love of old world quality and craftmanship. We feel we’ve accomlished that with the 25th Anniversary More Info »
NOTE: This drum is a special order and will take some time to build, please email us if you have any questions before you order. GMS’s new Revolution Series drums feature a thin coating of real metal on the company’s premium-quality maple drum shells. Available metal types include brass, copper, nickle/steel. Drummers can choose to have a metal coating on the inside, outside, or both surfaces of shell. (The coatings are visually striking and distinctive.) They can even mix and More Info »
The new Task Specific Free Floating Snare Drums are designed for a player's individual needs. The 14" x 6.5" FTMMH-1465 features a 6 ply Maple shell with an inner ply of African Mahogany. The Free Floating lugs enable the drum to have full resonance in combination with Die-Cast hoops. The Clip-Lock snare system assures no slippage in the Ultra-Sound snare wires. This drum is ideal for bringing out the lower fundamental tones of the snare. Color shown is the new More Info »
The YAIBA Snare Drum is a 6-ply maple shell drum. It has the Japanese Sword design, 2.3mm hoops and is extremely resonant and articulate. Available in 5.5" x 14" and 6.5" x 14" sizes and high gloss lacquer finish. Delivery 2-4 weeks. Shown in photo is the Ebony Gloss finish.
The Zelkova Snare Drum, which has a hollowed one piece drum shell, can be described as the purest form of the drum. Only one hollowed piece can be taken from a stump of precious 200 year old Zelkova wood, also called Akagi or "red wood". The sound that is produced from a single piece of wood has a unique and powerful attack. Each stroke produces a "block of sound" with a sharp edge and a thick low pitch, while maintaining More Info »
The Pearl Firecracker Snare Drum with 8 ply Poplar Wood Shell "pops" like a firecracker. They are a no nonsense drum which will cut through to the max. Available in 12" x 5" size. If you are looking for an explosive drum with a huge sound the Firecracker is the right choice! Also available with a Steel shell.
This is a full bodied snare ideal for all around use. The tone is dark and focused. The shell is 6 ply maple and is 14" x 5". The attraction of the transparent black shell with brushed black hardware has a classic look. A centered bearing edge (45 degree) with rounded back-cut limits unwanted overtones and produces a more round and centered tone.
This signature snare drum was designed for Mel Taylor, the Venture's drummer, with the Ventures sound in mind. Canopus engineered the drum to Mel's specs utilizing custom bearing edges to create short sustain and easy rim shot use. Features are: 8-ply maple shell, Die Cast hoops, and brass lugs. Covering is Silver Sparkle. The drum as Mel said, "a lot of volume, and is clean and clear." Also available in 14 x 5.5. Four week delivery.
This signature snare drum was designed for Mel Taylor, the Ventures drummer, with the Ventures sound in mind. Canopus engineered the drum to Mel's specs utilizing custom bearing edges to create short sustain and easy rim shot use. Features are: 8-ply maple shell, Die Cast hoops, and brass lugs. Covering is Silver Sparkle. The drum as Mel said, "a lot of volume, and is clean and clear." Also available in 14 x 6.5. Four week delivery.