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Pearl Ian Paice Signature Snare Drum  14 x 6.5 in.

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6.5" x 14" chromeplated SensiTone shell with stainless steel tension rods and SuperHoop II rims. Stop-Locks on the tension rods assure precise, accur...Click To Read More About This Product

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Designed in collaboration with one of rock's greatest drummers.

6.5" x 14" chromeplated SensiTone shell with stainless steel tension rods and SuperHoop II rims. Stop-Locks on the tension rods assure precise, accurate tuning. Employs an internal muffler to attain its contemporary sound.

FEATURES
  • 6.5" x 14" chromeplated SensiTone shell
  • Stainless steel tension rods
  • SuperHoop II rims
  • Stop-Locks on the tension rods assure precise, accurate tuning
  • Employs an internal muffler to attain its contemporary sound

Destined to be a collector's item, but you can play it a bunch before you put it in a museum. Order today.

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PearlIan Paice Signature Snare Drum
 
4.8

(based on 12 reviews)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great simple snare

By DragonFlySlayer

from Central Kalifornia

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Comments about Pearl Ian Paice Signature Snare Drum:

I agree with the person who said that it would be easy to remove the lock nuts. For me they are not needed. When Im trying to adjust a lug the last thing I need is something limiting my travel. Ian Paice in his video says that their worth their weight in gold or something like that so your snare doesn't change on you but I removed the nicely machined nuts and the black washers and I just left the O rings on. They don't do anything for me accept get in my way. So by removing them they don't get in my way when I tune it and so I don't have to also mess with the travel distance or space needed with the lock nut if I want to lower or raise the pitch of the snare. Plus the lock nut also got in the way of the rim of the Head in place under the hoop limiting it's purpose a tad also. I have a Ludwig 402 snare. Not a Vintage model but I would compare this to the one I do have since I can't compare it to a vintage Ludwig 402. I switched the top head with a coated Emperor and the bottom with a clear Embassador. It has a nice deep crack and a smooth tone. Nice heavy rims. I gave this drum a 5.0 because the drum is no better than the guy playing it in many cases and the price is very reasonable. Pearl-Ian Paice!! It's a nice machine! So I recommend it.

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5.0

A Studio Must.

By Satisfactosaurus

from Portland

Comments about Pearl Ian Paice Signature Snare Drum:

This drum is a fantastic buy for anyone looking for the quintessential rock sound. The body is easy to control and does nothing to mask the booming attack on this drum. It sits exceedingly well in a track and is ultra responsive without being overbearing. I have no complaints about this drum, it's an instant classic.

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5.0

This Snare KICKS!!!

By Strangeman509

from Carson City, NV

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Comments about Pearl Ian Paice Signature Snare Drum:

Hey...I got this, tuned it high ( 89 batter, 86 reso via drum dial) and it is a cutting beast! Devastating rim shots. I'll play with it more, maybe try a wetter tuning and see if it really causes some structural damage. :) I'm not sure about these lock nuts, but they can be easily removed if they prove too much of a pain.This snare is very much like a vintage Ludwig 402 (THE snare that made the vintage sounds of Deep Purple, Zeppelin, etc). It's just a fantastic snare--BUY IT!

 
5.0

Incredible drum

By Chicago Bill

from Chicago, IL

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Pros

  • Great Sound
  • Sensitive
  • Versatile

Cons

  • Tough to assemble

Best Uses

  • Accompaniment
  • Large venues
  • Small Venues
  • Soundtracks

Comments about Pearl Ian Paice Signature Snare Drum:

I received this drum as a gift with a new drum kit. It took about two hours to strip the drum of the heads that were sent on it and put on my favorite snare heads, but the outcome was incredible. It sounds awesome playing any style or genre of music at any volume or tone.

 
5.0

Easy tuning

By mon

from FAIRFIELD CA

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Comments about Pearl Ian Paice Signature Snare Drum:

Excellent sounding snare versatile lucking mechanism makes it hard to change heads other than that good snare to play any genry.

 
5.0

great drum for small price

By Beam_Jurango

from Amsterdam, Holland

Comments about Pearl Ian Paice Signature Snare Drum:

I bought this snare simply because i'm a big fan of Mr. Paice. I had to wait four months (Holland) for it. It was worth it. It looks GREAT. The sound is beautiful. For a steel drum it's very warm. The sound of the rim-shots is really superb. The internal muffler becomes handy when you practice with your band. I can't name a disadvantage of this snare (only for people who want a second-hand= exclusive!)

 
5.0

The ultimate value for money !!!

By Purfektstranger

from Montreal

Comments about Pearl Ian Paice Signature Snare Drum:

I purchased this snare about six months ago. I knew Ian Paice would never allow his name on anything that didn't sound great. The drum is all chrome with locking lugs which help keep it in tune. This snare sounds better than most snares at double the price. If you want the best value for money in a good looking and good sounding snare...this is the one. I gave it a 10 on 10!

 
5.0

Beautiful drum,great sound

By rknee957

from Anaheim Ca

Comments about Pearl Ian Paice Signature Snare Drum:

As far as steel drums go this one looks terrific. A+ craftsmanship equals great rock tone! Beautiful chrome finish, super cool locking lugs.

 
4.0

Great Studio Snare

By TheJakeB

from Macomb, MI

Comments about Pearl Ian Paice Signature Snare Drum:

I picked this baby up from a local music shop an i must say it is a great snare. Responsive, thick, and has an overall great tone. My only gripe is that for live purposes it just dosent cut through. Overall i'd say its a fantastic studio snare, but for live play i'd choose something else.

 
5.0

This drum goes lightest to heavy no problem.

By swanny-cgyd4

from williamsville il

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Comments about Pearl Ian Paice Signature Snare Drum:

This drum is good for the lightest orchestra percussion to the hardest rock. I love this snare because the versatility is whole spectrum, I believe it is the loudest snare and also one the lightest which would be good for concert band or orchestra.

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