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Greetings all. Here's a chance to try out one of the newer brands on the market. I purchased this last month on a whim - it has less than 3 hours playing time on it. Unfortunately I need to sell because I have had some unexpected expenses come up. I’ll be honest, I had my doubts about these before I played one but once you’ve played an A&F it can’t be denied. It is an great brass snare. I like it better than the Black Beauties that I have owned in the past. It has the perfect amount of fatness and crack plus the right kind of rings. Get a like new A&F for much less than listing price. Asking $800 plus shipping.

 

 

Let me know if you have any questions!

 

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I know the construction is totally different, but that sounds a lot like one of the sounds I get from my 20s Ludwig 2-piece heavy brass.  I'm more and more intrigued by these A&F instruments...


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Yeah - I've never played a 20s 2-piece but this vid shows a cool comparison between A&F and some Black Beauties:

 


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Very cool drum - the more I hear about this company, the more curious I am.......


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Nice. job with that comparison!..Hard to pick a winner between them but I don't think we are supposed to. I,d be honored to own any one of them...They sound powerful.


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Super cool drum! Can confirm these drums are indeed the bees knees! 


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That is one seriously great sounding snare drum.


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OMG.....in the comparison video, they all sound like snare drums. :happy7: 


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8 or 10 lugs?
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All three sound great, but the A&F seems a bit dryer.

 

If you're willing to trade on a Dunnett Ti please let me know.


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8 or 10 lugs?

This is a 10 lugger. There is a 8 lug steel version on Reverb right now, which to my ears at the shop was much warmer...

 

I have decided to hold onto this for a bit after a very successful weekend at the studio w/ it.


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8 or 10 lugs?

This is a 10 lugger. There is a 8 lug steel version on Reverb right now, which to my ears at the shop was much warmer...

 

I have decided to hold onto this for a bit after a very successful weekend at the studio w/ it.

 

I don't blame you. It's a very sweet sounding snare.


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