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    Bell Brass vs Aluminum tone

    No problem! Haha. Ok great. It still sounds amazing even though not as dry as some videos I’ve found. Glad to know it better represents the real world sound. That ring isn’t bad by any stretch. Still hard to decide because I like both sounds. Haha
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    Bell Brass vs Aluminum tone

    The video of the tama in the first reply that sfmill posted is what I meant.
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    Bell Brass vs Aluminum tone

    Compared to the tama sfmill shared, same amount of overtones in your Gretsch?
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    Bell Brass vs Aluminum tone

    I should say, cut more than my maple, but still have some depth and not sound like a piccolo. In the noble and Cooley alloy (cast), it’s hard to tell much difference between the 6.5 and 4” depth. In the Acrolite style (spun) the depth makes a much bigger impact even on a video. Thanks again for...
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    Bell Brass vs Aluminum tone

    Great playing and sounding drum! This is more what I expected the bell brass to sound like. The ones that had me intrigued are a few from Drum Center of NH and also one from Memphis drum shop. Both came across as pretty dry to me, like I mentioned more than I expected. My main snare now is a...
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    Bell Brass vs Aluminum tone

    So I’ve searched and I see all kinds of aluminum vs brass threads and videos, but nothing I can find comparing bell Brass (actually bronze right?) with aluminum. I’m down to really 2 snares that I am stuck between, both are cast I believe. Gretsch Bell Brass and the Noble & Cooley Alloy. The...
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