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Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead 15 in.

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A coated, single-ply, medium-weight drumhead. The Satin Finish is the thinnest and most durable coating ever developed. Unlike conventional coatings ...Click To Read More About This Product

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OVERVIEW

Classic coated look and sound.

A coated, single-ply, medium-weight drumhead. The Satin Finish is the thinnest and most durable coating ever developed. Unlike conventional coatings it resists "chipping" and it lasts and lasts. It has an amazing stick and brush response and is great for snares and toms.


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AquarianTexture Coated Drumhead
 
4.8

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves sound (12)
  • Good quality (10)
  • Functional (9)
  • Easy to use (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (5)
  • Practicing (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (8), Professional musician (4)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Amazing heads that put Ambassadors to shame.

By brandonbraundrums

from portland, or

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality
  • Improves Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts
    • Practicing

    Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

    I replaced all of my coated ambassadors with these aquarian texture coated heads. i am a nerd when it comes to tuning drums and i always try to get an articulate sound (elvin jones, tony with miles in the 60s, max roach). the ambassadors were leaving me with strange overtones that wouldn't go away, but the texture coated heads took them away and gave me an even clearer sound.

    I play straight-ahead jazz mostly, but practice a lot of gospel chops-style drum techniques.

    Highly recommended!

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Bro... You got to get this Head!

    By Doc

    from New Orleans, LA

    About Me Professional Musician

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    Pros

    • Easy to tune
    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Improves Sound

    Cons

    • Not A Thing Wrong

    Best Uses

    • Open Snare Sound

    Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

    Okay... Whoever this guy is who said his head started chipping obviously had a defected head, cause my head is still rolling for 6 months with no chipping of Coating in sight. Let's get to the details. This head Can compete with the Coated Ambassador toe-to-toe and outrun it. People like the Resonance and Open tone of the Remo Coated Ambassador, but the head's coating isn't very durable. Some people think that the Remo Coated Ambassador is too resonant. This head right here lies right in the middle. The perfect amount of resonance along with a Snap that is out of this world. Great for just about any situation you throw at it. Tune this bad boy up real good, and you have a winner baby.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Great heads

    By Unfrozen Caveman Drummer

    from Denver,CO

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Improves Sound

    Cons

    • Coating is a bit thick

    Best Uses

    • Toms and Snare

    Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

    Favorite heads for toms and snare, give a round tone and less of a plastic tap.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    great gonzas

    By Frank Rizzo

    from Parts unknown

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality
    • Improves Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

        Usually go with old faithful ambassadors for my snare. However, I decided to try these. Head produces a more focused sound (but didn't totally choke the drum either) with great crack. It sounds different than evans and remos in a good way. I'm very impressed thus far with both the sound and quality. It also tuned noticeably easier than remos. Yes my dear sports fans, I think I found what I was looking for after 20 years.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Top quality and sound!

        By phil-e

        from SLO, CA

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

            The Aquarian TC-14 drumhead is tops for my Rogers Dynasonic snare. The Dynasonic is known for being sensitive and open ... the Aquarian head fully complements the drum's sound design. The head coating is super durable as is its general durability.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Bright and versatile!

            By Mikeylikesdrums

            from Middletown, DE

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            Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

            I stumbled upon this head by accident. I ordered a pack of Response 2 drum heads and this coated snare head came free with the pack. I thought I would give it a try since it was free. I had been playing Aquarian's Hi-Energy snare head for the last several months... I was surprised b/c this head is awesome! Its single ply but durable. It is very bright and cracks like a whip, which I love. The coating holds up pretty well, lasted 13-14 shows. Very impressive head.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Heads, Affordable Price!

            By David-TAgxK

            from Northern California

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            Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

            Re-heading my 5 toms wasn't going to be cheap, but Aquarian has made it more affordable. First off, quick FYI, the logo on the heads are different than shown in the picture (not a big deal). These heads sound good, are durable (no chipping from coating yet), and are versatile (i.e. good for rock/jazz). If you're on a budget, and want the most bang for your buck, I'd highly recommend these.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Review

            By Horst Bucholtz

            from New Jersey

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            Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

            This review is for the Aquarian heads that have the new z-100 coating. I bought a texture coated single ply head with Z-100 coating for my snare and I'm extremely happy with it. I decided to try Aquarians after the coating on my brand new Remo heads started to chip off within the first hour of playing. I've had the same Aquarian head with Z-100 coating on my snare for the past 8 months and the coating hasn't chipped off at all. It has smoothed out in the center, but the coating is still intact. These heads even tune up faster and easier than Remos. The only thing I do have to say is that the Aquarian coating doesn't seem to be as crisp as the Remo coating, but this might be my imagination. Regardless, the Aquarian head still sounds great and the Z-100 coating is extremely strong.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            All time fav heads

            By Phat drums

            from Niles Michigan

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            Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

            These heads are the best I've ever used, very very warm, open, resonant, the absolute perfect sound! I really love these heads!

             
            4.0

            Makes a piece of garbage sound like gold

            By chad, the WWE Water Whelterweight

            from Simpsonville, SC

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Quality
            • Improves Sound

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts

              Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

              Great snare itself just wish it specified about it only being 1 drumhead and not 2

               
              5.0

              Warm, Full Response.

              By Commander

              from Cheboygan County, Michigan

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              Pros

              • Functional
              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All around general snare durmming.

                Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

                Installed on a new Ludwig Classic Maple 5x14, 10 lug snare drum. Used in combination with an Aquarian clear snare side head and a Puresound 20 strand wire snare. A warmer, more crisp, fuller sound was achieved, at least to my ear.

                 
                5.0

                Yes I will buy this head again

                By Steely

                from United Kingdom

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

                    This head is the best sounding I've had, I put it on my solid she'll slingerland artist snare and the drum has never sounded better. It has a great crack to it and the tone is superior a nice full and very clear sound. The only was it actualy fit a bit tighter than other heads.

                     
                    5.0

                    The best combination of quality and price

                    By qwerty

                    from MI

                    About Me Experienced

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality
                    • Improves Sound

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Concerts
                      • Practicing

                      Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

                      Very high quality and very universal drum head, can be used for different styles. I just updated the one i used to have for long time (still not worn out). The coating is strong, overtones - just the right amount, the price - unbeatable.

                       
                      5.0

                      Great product

                      By Stu Drummer

                      from MN

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                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality
                      • Improves Sound

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Concerts
                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

                        Tom or small snare batter head.

                         
                        5.0

                        Great tone and feel

                        By SyncoPath

                        from Tucumcari, NM

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                        Pros

                        • Ambient Tone
                        • Good Quality
                        • Improves Sound

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Warm And Resonant

                        Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

                        These drum heads are of the highest quality and help any drum to sound better. Thanks to Roy Burns for these heads.

                         
                        5.0

                        Snare drum heaven!

                        By Roy

                        from Baltimore Maryland

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                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Functional
                        • Good Quality
                        • Improves Sound
                        • Warm And Controlled

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Backup
                        • Concerts
                        • Practicing

                        Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

                        So I have always been pushed into remo or evans by anyone who I talked drums with but I bought one of these heads just to try on my snare and the rest was history. The 14" Texture coated studio x is all I use on my snare now. On my 70s supra phonic its pure butter. These offer control over the excessive ring but allow sustain and the overall tone room to breathe. Try these out. A piece of moon gel cut in half is all I use on this head and its now on every snare I own!

                         
                        5.0

                        Best heads I've ever used

                        By Phat drums

                        from Niles Michigan

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                        Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

                        I gotta say, I've used lots of heads from lots of brands and Aquarian makes THE best texture coated heads and just the best heads all around!

                        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Good but not great

                        By cymbalrider

                        from NC

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                        Comments about Aquarian Texture Coated Drumhead:

                        I got texture coated heads for all my tom batters. I play various kinds of jazz and use nothing over a 5A for sticks. Strangely enough I got chipped coating on the two small heads (10,12) after a month. After another month the 12" is now a 'classic clear' since the coating is gone completely. I've never seen a coated head chip off like this. This is leading me to never buy Aquarian heads again as they do just the opposite of what they claim to do.

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