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Pork Pie Little Squealer Snare Drum Black Ebony Satin 7" X 13"

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The 13"x7" Pork Pie Little Squealer Snare Drum is crafted from 8-plies of maple. This Pork Pie snare boasts a black ebony satin finish, all black ha...Read More

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Squeals like a pig.

The 13"x7" Pork Pie Little Squealer Snare Drum is crafted from 8-plies of maple. This Pork Pie snare boasts a black ebony satin finish, all black hardware, cast hourglass lugs, and 2.3mm heavy-duty hoops. Bearing edges are hand sanded and precision cut. Pork Pie builds the Little Squealer snare with painstaking attention to detail.

Pork Pie snare drums are coveted and played by drummers all over the world. Like fine wine, there is no questioning an authentic Pork Pie snare. Pork Pie snares are known for their true sounds. Whether recorded or live, the difference in your sound can be credited to your custom Pork Pie snare. Hearing is believing!

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  • Cast hourglass lugs
  • 2.3mm heavy-duty hoops

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Pork PieLittle Squealer Snare Drum
 
4.9

(based on 55 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great sound (6)
  • Sensitive (6)
  • Versatile (6)
  • Huge tone (5)
  • Responsive (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (4), Professional musician (4)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Versatile and Customizable

      Bought this drum based on the reviews. Out of character for me... but the enthusiasm is justified. Had it for a few weeks, tried different batter and snare heads, and the...Read complete review

      Bought this drum based on the reviews. Out of character for me... but the enthusiasm is justified. Had it for a few weeks, tried different batter and snare heads, and the original heads. Conclusion: What do you like? The heads all work fine with different coloration and response. Puresound snares make tuning easy. I like the strainer. Took it apart to lube it to make it last. Nothing was loose. Put it back together with Loc-tight. I'm going for a Supraphonic sound and response. Almost there... I'll be installing an Ambassador head soon. The very center of the oft-mentioned heavier heads is a little choked for my taste (being very picky, here). I too, have had lots of snares. This is a drummer's snare drum. Lots of voices to choose from. Have fun!

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      cruuuud

      everyones reviews said it was the best snare ever, but i cant figure it out like they did. i put a reverse dot evans head on it and ive been tuning this thing up...Read complete review

      everyones reviews said it was the best snare ever, but i cant figure it out like they did. i put a reverse dot evans head on it and ive been tuning this thing up and down for 3 months and cant figure it out. too high and its choked with no ghost notes, too low and its weak and airy with weird vibes. but the fact that i cant tune it doesnt make it a bad snare, everyone else loves it. im just not as impressed as they are.

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      5.0

      wowsers on this hog

      By drumchum

      from Negril Jamacia

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Classic Finish
      • Responsive
      • Sensitive
      • Smooth Throw Offnice Chr
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Accompaniment
        • Busking
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues
        • Soundtracks
        • Teaching

        Comments about Pork Pie Little Squealer Snare Drum:

        Received this on a trade ( I truly believe I got the better deal)it came with a trashed powerdot batter head after trying a few heads 1st Remo coated Emperor 2nd Remo clear pinstripe 3rd and final Remo coated Ambassador tuned up high but not too extreme,loosened bottom head a quarter- half turn and loosened snare wires as so not to choke the drum.......and Wowsers.....what a joy,nice bark,snappy rimshots,without muffling the head this snare sounds wicked......use it as a secondary snare or your primary.....this snare will answer all your hopes & dreams,seriously I highly recommend this drum.

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        5.0

        great snare

        By Cynthia Baggett

        from California

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Great Sound
        • Huge Tone
        • Sensitive
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Pork Pie Little Squealer Snare Drum:

            I purchased the snare for my church. I played on it for the first time last Sunday and liked what I heard. It has a great "pop" sound. I didn't change the snare head...I didn't see any reason to at this point.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Versatile and Customizable

            By Itwasthatotherkidwhodidit

            from Hood River, OR

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Built Well Durable
            • Change Heads New Sounds
            • Great Sound
            • Huge Tone
            • Nice Stage Look
            • Responsive
            • Sensitive
            • Tunable With Stock Heads
            • Unique Just Plain Fun
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • Name Doesn't Do Justice

            Best Uses

            • Band's Night Off
            • Pop Rock Bagpipes
            • Small Venues
            • Soundtracks
            • Symphonies

            Comments about Pork Pie Little Squealer Snare Drum:

            Bought this drum based on the reviews. Out of character for me... but the enthusiasm is justified. Had it for a few weeks, tried different batter and snare heads, and the original heads. Conclusion: What do you like? The heads all work fine with different coloration and response. Puresound snares make tuning easy. I like the strainer. Took it apart to lube it to make it last. Nothing was loose. Put it back together with Loc-tight. I'm going for a Supraphonic sound and response. Almost there... I'll be installing an Ambassador head soon. The very center of the oft-mentioned heavier heads is a little choked for my taste (being very picky, here). I too, have had lots of snares. This is a drummer's snare drum. Lots of voices to choose from. Have fun!

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Awesome Product

            By phillip moore

            from Elizabeth City NC

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Pork Pie Little Squealer Snare Drum:

                Sure you could spend more money, but save it for other things you may want for your kit. Couldn't ask for more in this snare drum.

                Comment on this review

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Excellent blow out

                By Sammie3quick hands

                from Las Vegas

                About Me Professional Musician

                Pros

                • Great Sound
                • Snare Will Rock You

                Cons

                • There Is None

                Best Uses

                • Accompaniment

                Comments about Pork Pie Little Squealer Snare Drum:

                Hello everyone I'm Samuel Rex Hardy Jr. bought me this snare and i approve this message. PEACE!!!!!

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great!

                By kf

                from Hamden, Ct

                About Me Experienced

                Pros

                • Great Sound
                • Huge Tone
                • Sensitive

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Pork Pie Little Squealer Snare Drum:

                    I bought this about a little over a year ago because I was tired of my stock snare, one of the best buys for my set yet! I play hardcore/metalcore/metal music and this snare has such an explosive and loud sound. It fits perfectly with all types of my music as well!! Totally worth it!

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Great drum, not so great throw off!

                    By Steve

                    from New Jersey

                    About Me Experienced

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                    Pros

                    • Great Sound
                    • Responsive
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Pork Pie Little Squealer Snare Drum:

                        Great drum, unique look and versatile sound. Best for medium to loud volume music. My issue is with the snare throw off... It loosens up from the inside causing the snares to looses tension very easily. It became very annoying during gigs. Eventually I removed the throw off from the drum and discovered under the rubber gasket two brass screws. The lower one was about three turns loose allowing extra play in the throw off. I tightened it up and the issue was solved! I would recommend keeping this in mind to other drummers experiencing snare loosening issues. If the problem comes back I will be installing a lock or star washer to see if that solves the issue permanently.

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                        5.0

                        CRRRRAAAACK!

                        By minotino

                        from California

                        About Me Professional Musician

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                        Pros

                        • Huge Tone
                        • Responsive
                        • Sensitive
                        • Versatile

                        Cons

                        • Snare throw off cheesy

                        Best Uses

                        • Loud music

                        Comments about Pork Pie Little Squealer Snare Drum:

                        I've had numerous snares for live and recording purposes and this one seems to be my go to drum. The maple shell and all the vents combine to give the drum a cutting crack sound that rivals high end models. The snare throw off went out on me pretty quickly, so I put on a DW magnetic one, done deal. I use an Aquarian high energy head for heavy music, and an ambassador coated for rock/pop with an evans hazy 300 on the underside and this drum works at any volume. For the money it's a smokin' deal on a good snare.

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        BEST. SNARE. EVER.

                        By dradmv3

                        from Washington, DC

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                        Comments about Pork Pie Little Squealer Snare Drum:

                        This snare is just the best. I have played many different snare types, brands, sizes, etc. And this is by far the best. Not only can this snare get loud, but sensitive as well. You can barely tap the snare head and get a good snare sound out of it. The vents (holes on the sides) let sound escape quickly, so you don't get any ringing or ugly sounding overtones. I put a Genera Dry head on the top, and I get a snare sound that has a good crack, but has a good, fat presence as well. This is the snare sound you have been looking for, the one most drummers want and dream of getting! Get this little piggy today!

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Can't be hapier

                        By David Todor

                        from canada, kitchener

                        Comments about Pork Pie Little Squealer Snare Drum:

                        I have been looking for a nice snare for almost a year. I took my time, and I didn't let the budget affect me. This snare exceeded all of my requiernments, and best of all, it's affordable. I love everything about this snare. The sound, quality, value, look. If you want something different that is not a 14x6 snare, consider this snare. Very versitily and sounds awesome.
                        This snare is a beast. The 13" diameter makes it able to be tuned very nicely. I like it medium tight, and very dry sounding. The 7" depth gives it a.... well a deeper sound. The vents allow the snare to sound dryer by letting the air escape faster. It also makes ghost notes stick out and it increases overall volume. If you put the evans HD Dry or the G2 Coated, you can't go wrong with the sound. It sounds like Underoath's sound for the snare. Amazing.
                        The craftmanship is amazing. The snare sounds awesome, and unless I do something stupid with it, I doubt it will ever break. The hard rock maple exterior gives it a warm but aggressive sound.
                        This is the best part about the snare. It sounds like a snare at four times the price when tuned correctly. You get a lot of bang for your buck. Unlike other companies, this snare is not made in China.

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