DW Super Solid Maple Super-Sonic Snare Drum

JazzyJeff

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No have not played one, but did own a DW Craviotto and it was excellent.
I’m probably one of the few on this forum that loves just about everything DW does, so I say get it and report back! Might want to check the DW drums group on Facebook for others’ experiences.
 

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"Patented Snare Bridge"? Seems to me I've seen that type of snare bridge before.
Aside from the solid shell, it has 10 lugs, a 45 degree bearing edge and the word "Sonic" in the title, too. I'm not down playing DW. They are a great company, but why not reach back in their DNA and re-engineer the "Super 99" instead?
Let the comparisons begin...
 

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I have played one a few times. Like many DW drums to my ear, it's..........ok. My Radio King eats it for breakfast.


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This topic came up last week on one of the Rogers Facebook pages and a couple of the Dyna die-hards there seemed to indicate that dw has introduced a winning formula with these new snare drums.

dw offers a COB version too with the "True Sonic" and it's half the cost of the maple drum.


The True-Sonic™ snare gives a nod to the past and a look to the future with its chrome-over-brass beaded shell and familiar-looking Snare Bridge™. The cast metal Snare Bridge™ is an adjustable, pre-tensioned snare wire system that allows the strands to evenly lift against the surface of the snare head to provide added sensitivity and concert snare-like performance. The True-Sonic™ boasts a 1mm rolled brass shell that is outfitted with custom integrated snare beds, MAG™ throw-off system, True-Pitch™ tuning, True-Tone snare wires, 3.0 steel True-Hoops, and DW Heads
 
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I have a Rogers COB Dynasonic, it's great drum. I also have a few solid maple shelled drums, a couple of Radio Kings from different eras, a Noble & Cooley, a Gretsch Stanton Moore Signature, a DW/Craviotto, a DW Super Solid. At this point I have more single ply maple drums than I do maple ply drums. Needless to say, I like solid maple drums.

The attributes of a solid maple shell combined with the benefits of a Dynasonic style bridge system may be difficult for me to resist. I'll start saving for it as soon as I get back from the Chicago drum Show.

As for the brass version, yes, I might just pick one of those up eventually as well.
 

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I'd like to see one on a Brady type block jarrah shell.
 

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