Ha ha, you people need help. Seriously though, very nice collections .
Mine is the Pearl Omar Hakim Signature; a 13” x 5” African Mahogany unit that, with proper heads and tuning, can be made to sound like anything. It can easily mimic a 14” maple, can fake a 15” with a little work, or sound like a 12” accent snare cranked. On it’s own with normal tuning, the mahogany shell gives it a unique timbre, sounding deeper than you’d expect from its actual size. And the 13” diameter is a bit easier to deal with for the shorter basher like moi.Hey all! We had favorite drum stick, favorite drum brush, now we have favorite snare drum!
My favorite snare drum is by far the TAMA Woodworks 14x6.5 Poplar snare. It has so much rich tone to it, even with the stock heads. I think it sounds amazing no matter how you tune it.
Post your favorite snare drum and why you like it so much below! \/
If only snare drums were as cheap as fishing lures and fit as easily into a tackle box.I could short list it to ten if you pressed me, and I could assign MVP awards (most versatile, funkiest pop, gooshiest slap...), but that would be like asking me what my favorite fishing lure is. Which species? What season is it? What type of water body? Time of day? Water clarity? On and on...
What genre, venue, band leader, heads, etc.?
I just can't do it. Impossible.
(FYI: if I were to award an Acrolite Versatility Award to a single fishing lure for all-season use in Texas, it would be the Boogle Bug Pearly White Amnesia Bug. I've even caught a small striped bass on one at night.)
Favorite I wish I owned, but an 8 x 14.
Tama tama limited edition 2004 quilted bubinga/ bubinga snare drum 2004 quilted bubinga | Greg's Garage | ReverbFor the Tama collector. Only played it a few times. Sounds incredible. One of the best looking drums I have ever seen. Only 300 made. This is #117. I have the signed certificate. Enjoy!!! All Tama Exotix Limited Edition snare drums include a Certificate of Authenticity indicating the number of s...reverb.com
Yep! That's the one. While I play mostly Classic Rock and Blues I'd have to go with my late 60's wood Dynasonic.I guess my all-time favorite is the wood Dyna-Sonic. I got one of the reissues in December of 2019 and it immediately knocked my brass-on-brass Black Beauty off the stand and into its case. I've brought the BB back onto the stand a couple of times since, but the pull of the Dyna's sensitivity, response and sheer power (which still surprises me) is just too strong. Plus, its maple/poplar shell allows it to blend perfectly with my Legacy Maple kit.
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