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GMS G28 Acrylic Snare Drum  14 x 6.5 in. Ruby Red With White

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The G28 Acrylic Snare drum from GMS is to regular snare drums like a formula one racing car is to your average commuter sedan. So it's little surpris...Click To Read More About This Product

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Cracks like lightning yet has the warmth and bottom end to anchor the heaviest grooves.

The G28 Acrylic Snare drum from GMS is to regular snare drums like a formula one racing car is to your average commuter sedan. So it's little surprise that the acrylic shell is decked out with racing stripes. The drum's acrylic shell offers a brighter, louder voice in comparison to wood shell drums. The drum has an excellent crack with a medium-warm resonance.

The drum's bearing edges utilize a 45-degree cut on the inside of the shell and a shallow 45-degree counter cut on the outside. The throw-off and butt system was designed to be simple, trouble-free, and effective. The snare drum features 20 strand heat treated high carbon steel snare wire. Hoops are 2.3mm steel triple flanged. GMS acrylic snare drum ships with an Evans coated G1 top, and 300 gauge snare wire.

  • Snare Size:14" x 6-1/2"
  • Total Pieces:1
  • Extras
  • Case or Bag:Not Applicable
  • Stand:Not Applicable
  • Shells
  • Shell Material:Acrylic
  • Shell Construction:Seamless
  • Shell Thickness (mm):Info Not Available
  • Bearing Edge:Double-cut 45°
  • Reinforcement Ring:No
  • Hardware
  • Hardware Material:Steel
  • Hoop Type:Triple-flange
  • Lugs:Bridge
  • Throw-Off:Swivel/Lever
  • Internal muffler:No
  • Snares:Steel
  • Other
  • Heads:Branded
  • Finish Type:Not applicable
  • Country of Origin:United States

Acrylic cut and volume along with advanced GMS design. Get one under your sticks today!


G28 Acrylic Snare Drum

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This drum has many voices.

By Sammy

from Nashville,Tn

About Me Professional Musician


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


    Best Uses

    • Large venues

    Comments about GMS G28 Acrylic Snare Drum:

    GMS made an amazing drum. I wasn't the most happiest with the G1 it came with. I could only get it to sound the way I wanted to with it if it was tuned high.. So I got a Evans HD Dry and that head loves this drum.. I can get low,maids,highs with its tuning range with that drum head.. I then went ahead and tried the classic combo of the Remo control sound .. Clear With black dot and It gave it a much louder sound. Both of those heads I mentioned are my favorites with it. Drum stays in tune no matter what which is awesome with the way the rim shots sound on it!


    Thought it would be great. Turns out it's not.

    By T!rd Ferrgison

    from Reality

    About Me Professional Musician

    Verified Buyer


    • Makes a good wastebasket.


    • Poorly Made

    Best Uses

    • Wasting your time with shipping.

    Comments about GMS G28 Acrylic Snare Drum:

    The one I got had a sharp bearing edge that immediately broke the head. These drums were made over 9 years ago. Not very new. You can feel every seem between the white and blue, They tried to cover the shell seem with hardware. I have a feeling that will compromise the drum even further. TOTAL DISAPPOINTMENT.

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