Gretsch brooklyn snares (wood). what do you think?

44Ronin

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Well, I've decided I really want Brooklyn kit in Blue Oyster.

But here's the kicker... to get the sizes I want

16 x 20+ 12&14" toms

in my country, I have to take the shell kit with the snare - specifically the 5.5x14. Apparently the distributor plays hardball with the snare option only.

Some have mentioned it as a "Weak point" in the kit, but never mentioned why it was "weak".

Others have said it's a really good drum....

Well I do like versatile snare drums that sound good in all tuning ranges


It seems like the snare it has a nice musical overtone that is present but not overbearing. I really liked what I heard in this video


What do you think?
 
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I think take it.

A versatile snare drum is - - " six or seven of them"
may as well have- or include- the one
that comes- same shell etc etc--- with it
I wouldn't regret it.

Otherwise you'd knever know
what it'd be like-full-Brooklyn-shell/hoops/etc/ effect.
Even if you want to put a different snare different days
 

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I have played and reviewed the 6.5x14" Brooklyn. A really great snare; sensitive, responsive, great tone and good presence. I loved it. One of the best Gretsch snares I´ve played.

The one in the video sounds really great IMO.
 


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