The Least favourite snare you currently own

JDA

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I almost bought one of those in 14x8. Any other gripes aside from the hoop?
nope;
problem to me with the top of the hoop (it curves upwards-instead of flat) is that I can't access the range of rimshots I like to utilize..) and I don't believe I'll ever adapt to it
 

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I'm in very good shape with snares now. If I had to sell one it'd probably be the Stage Custom Birch even though it's a perfectly good snare drum that would handle basically any gig.
 

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Pearl Dennis Chambers signature snare: the older maple 14 x 6 or 6.5, not the current metal version. On paper it's great, but I've never been able to get the sound out of it that I think it should be capable of. It's very dry for a maple snare. I've gigged it a few times, but I can't decide whether I want to spend more time tweaking it or just sell it. Meanwhile it's the Ludwigs that get played.
 

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My least favorite snare I own is a Tama Brass Nickel 6.5 x 14" from 2003. Very heavy, solid snare mechanism, sounds incredible. I absolutely love it, BUT I sadly don't use it for gigs anymore simply because I own a 15" Supralite and 14 x 6.5 Stainless Steel Black Magic.

The Tama Brass Nickel is rock solid and I just can't pull the trigger on selling it, though I may have to since it doesn't see much use lately. A great "least favorite" snare to have in my collection.
 

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Tama Starclassic, 5.5" birch. I quite like it, it's a nice enough drum, but it doesn't have much personality.
I own the same drum and it's an instrument of exceptional quality but the harsh & bright tonality has seldom sounded pleasing to my ear so I always leave it home when I gig my Starclassic kit and take another snare instead.
 

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For me, it’s a Slingerland 6 1/2” brass 2 to 1. It’s decent and the shell is great. Because of the lug scheme however, it’s a real challenge to tune. I enjoy owning it because it’s an odd bird, but the application is very limited.
 

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I have an Acro that came along with a used kit I bought that I've never used. The lugs were replaced with bow tie lugs. It's in my plans to get some ribbon lugs and puresound wires.
 

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How about a Kent made in Asia COS 5X14? Or a Pork Pie Mahogany (luan) 6X13? I have no use for these drums.
 

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Ive owned 3 Boomtheory kits.
Loved them all.
Gave a BT snare to friend.
These snares have completely roundover edges and a deep bed.
He had the snareside re edged to a dub 45.
The snare is again mine and does it suck now!
May re edge it again.
But,it sucks where at one time it talked.
Band says Boo!
 

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The snare that came with my Ludwig Breakbeats kit is my least favorite. It’s fairly useless to me. I’m just keeping it so when I sell the kit it will complete.
 


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