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DW Collector's Series Snare Drum Black Nickel Over Brass w/Chrome Hardware 14x6.5

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Overview

  • 1mm Brass shell
  • MAG throw-off system
  • 10-lug configuration
Description & Specs
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    $666.99
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    - $233.44
  • Your Price:
    $43355
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      A workhorse brass snare covered in black nickel.

      Utilizing a thin industry-standard 1mm shell, and plated with sleek black nickel, the Collector's Series Black Nickel over Brass is a versatile and powerful snare. Suitable for a variety of musical applications, it offers that sought-after "classic studio brass snare sound" for rock, jazz and beyond; offering brightness and cut with a decidedly metallic tonal characteristic.

      Features

      • 1mm Brass shell
      • MAG throw-off system
      • 10-lug configuration
      • 14 x 6-1/2"

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      DWCollector's Series Snare Drum
       
      5.0

      (based on 5 reviews)

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      100%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Great sound (5)
      • Huge tone (5)
      • Responsive (5)
      • Versatile (5)
      • Sensitive (4)

      Cons

        Best Uses

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Replacement for Ludwig Supraphonic LM402

          By drumdude

          from Charlotte NC

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Great Sound
          • Huge Tone
          • Responsive
          • Sensitive
          • Versatile

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Rock

          Comments about DW Collector's Series Snare Drum:

          I bought this thin 1mm brass snare to replace an aging Ludwig LM402 Supraphonic which had started to pit. I have been playing LM402's since the 80's so I was a little concerned buying this DW snare. I have a DW Collectors kit which I love, but I've had DW Collectors wood snares in the past which I did not like (too dry sounding). This thing sounds awesome. It has a lot more low end than the LM402 and it still has that familiar metallic tone which I love. The fit and finish is incredible and is much better that the Ludwig snares. Every part on this drum is quality. I like this drum so much I have ordered the 1mm aluminum version. I will write a review of that one when it arrives.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Move over Black Beauty!!

          By Eyedrum

          from Fayettville, AR

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Great Sound
          • Huge Tone
          • Responsive
          • Sensitive
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about DW Collector's Series Snare Drum:

              Wow, this drum really delivers the goods. I recently purchased the 6.5x14 version. I've had several Black Beauty snare drums over the years but this DW Black NOB drum is just an exquisite instrument. The fit, finish and hardware are far superior to the legendary Black Beauty. To my ears, the drum is cleaner sounding, more articulate and slightly dryer than the BB. It also sets up easier and feels better to play. To put it another way, I sold my new Black Beauty after I purchased this one.

              Do yourself a favor and snag one of these!

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Awesome snare at a great price

              By J.T.

              from Palm Coast, Florida

              About Me Experienced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • All In One Snare Drum
              • Great Sound
              • Huge Tone
              • Responsive
              • Sensitive
              • Versatile

              Cons

              • None That I Can See Yet

              Best Uses

              • All around

              Comments about DW Collector's Series Snare Drum:

              I jump on this snare right out of the box and after a few cranks with the tuning key this BEAST was ready for some heavy duty and very light applications. Even with the stock heads from DW it still sounded great. Throw on a new remo coated ambassador X or CS reverse dot and a new reso head and this thing is sweet as they come for the price...I really like the mag throw off and the 3 position switch that only DW can make run so smooth with no effort....This snare is built much better with more quality than the coveted black beauty for half the price. You can never go wrong with anything in the DW custom line up...This snare will stand up with any drum in this class around the world and I highly recommend this to any drummers snare collection.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Looked for this sound for 47 years

              By EMan

              from NC, USA

              About Me Experienced

              Pros

              • Great Sound
              • Huge Tone
              • Responsive
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about DW Collector's Series Snare Drum:

                  The way I tune this, it has the sound I've heard in my head for 47 years of playing. Using my favorite Evans Reverse Dot head. Tried so many snares (30+?) in the last few years. Different tunings make this versatile for most anything except where you really need to hear the warmth of wood and the volume is controlled enough to hear the difference. I did keep my DW maple in a bag just in case. It's fairly priced (not cheap) which is unusual for DW. In case anyone is interested...yeah it's "Made in USA" but a DW rep told me the shell is made in China.

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                  (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  A new Sheriff is in town!

                  By Harrison

                  from Cullman, Al.

                  About Me Experienced

                  Pros

                  • Great Sound
                  • Huge Tone
                  • Responsive
                  • Sensitive
                  • Versatile

                  Cons

                  • Can Only Afford 1
                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Small Venues

                  Comments about DW Collector's Series Snare Drum:

                  I can never see myself playing another snare! I like this snare drum better than Ludwig's Black Beauty. The quality and craftsmanship is head and shoulders above them. It is almost impossible to get a good sound from it.

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