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Remo Weather King Ambassador Coated Head  10 in.

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The most widely used drumheads in the world. The ones all others are judged by. Medium thickness. The Weather King Ambassador heads are the reigning ...Read More

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      Most popular drumhead ever.

      The most widely used drumheads in the world. The ones all others are judged by. Medium thickness. The Weather King Ambassador heads are the reigning champs for studio recording.


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      RemoWeather King Ambassador Coated Head
       
      4.5

      (based on 101 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (72)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (18)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (8)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (0)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (3)

      96%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Good quality (17)
      • Functional (16)
      • Improves sound (16)
      • Easy to use (14)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Practicing (10)
      • Back-up (7)
      • Concerts (7)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Experienced (14), Professional musician (8), Novice (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Time-Tested superiority

      Experienced drummers know that the Remo Ambassador set the standard for ALL drum heads. Yes, there are many quality and specialized heads out there, including from Remo, but Ambassadors are the most...Read complete review

      Experienced drummers know that the Remo Ambassador set the standard for ALL drum heads. Yes, there are many quality and specialized heads out there, including from Remo, but Ambassadors are the most versatile, resonant, and for my money durable head available.

      I use coated on batter side and clear for resonant side. I play a combination of rock, jazz, blues, Americana, and this is it for me. Need less resonance? Apply a little tape of moongel. Otherwise, the tuning range is outstanding and the quality unbeatable (no pun intended).

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Over rated!

      I used to think that if a snare drum didn't sound good with a Remo Ambassador on it then it was not a good drum. I was wrong, it was usually the Ambassador drum...Read complete review

      I used to think that if a snare drum didn't sound good with a Remo Ambassador on it then it was not a good drum. I was wrong, it was usually the Ambassador drum head that was the problem, not the snare drum. I know, the Ambassador is regarded as the industry standard but just because it's traditionally the most popular head and been around since the beginning of time it doesn't mean it's the best. To me, it's an average snare drumhead, at best. It has always sounded too bright and then sounds flat in a short period of time, no matter how I tune my snare drum. I quit wasting my money on Ambassadors about 5 years ago and now use Evans reverse power dot heads or Evans G Plus 12mm heads which are a little bit thicker single ply heads and the difference is obvious compared to an Ambassador. I will say the Remo CS reverse dot head is very good and that's basically an Ambassador with a black dot on the reverse side, but it's the dot that gives the drum sound more focus and pop and will make the head more durable so to me, it makes a huge difference. The coating on the Remo Ambassador seems to wear off quicker than the Evans G1, which is Evans version of the Ambassador, and certainly much quicker than an Aquarian texture coated head which I've never experienced the coating coming off on those heads and those are decent 10mm batter heads also. I would even take an Attack single ply coated head over an Ambassador. Perhaps back in the 60s and 70s the Ambassador was the best but now there are so many other batter side snare drumheads that are much better.

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      5.0

      First time drum owner

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      from Alabama

      About Me Novice

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Remo Weather King Ambassador Coated Head:

        First time drum owner - learning and teaching the youngest to play the drums; installed and tuned as best a novice could - she is happy so dad is happy too - and so is review

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        5.0

        Best Head In The World?

        By 

        from Ohio

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Great tone
        • Heavy Duty
        • Improves Sound
        • Price

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Concerts
          • Everything
          • Practicing

          Comments about Remo Weather King Ambassador Coated Head:

          Yo! If you need a great head for your drums that is both functional and PROFESSIONAL? Then look no further! This drum head is the perfect match for you! I have used this head on my snare for 7-8 months now and i have no regrets! I absolutely love the tone and power it brings to my snare! buy now!!!!

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          5.0

          Excellent Service

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          from Garfield,N.J.

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Remo Weather King Ambassador Coated Head:

            Thank you for your excellent service.Everything got to me fairly quick and in good condition.I will continue to do business with yor company.Great catalog.Ed Kelly.-

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            5.0

            The best batter head in my experience!!!

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            from Philadelphia, PA

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Remo Weather King Ambassador Coated Head:

              This head has been a stronghold in my drumming arsenal for decades... I've strayed but not for long... A must, at least try...

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              5.0

              Gold standard

              By 

              from DFW

              About Me Experienced

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                    Comments about Remo Weather King Ambassador Coated Head:

                    I've been playing for many years, jazz , rock and funk. This head is the gold standard in snare heads and whether it's the best or not, it produces the tone and crack that we've all come to expect from sticks and brushes.

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                    5.0

                    weather king coated head

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                    from Philadelphia

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                      Cons

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                          Comments about Remo Weather King Ambassador Coated Head:

                          Quick service and delivery

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                          5.0

                          weather king ambassador coted heads

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                          from folsom pa.

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                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Backup
                            • Practicing

                            Comments about Remo Weather King Ambassador Coated Head:

                            these weather king ambassador coated heads are hard to come by .,so when I found musicians friend sold them I had to pick them up for my drumset.

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                            5.0

                            The Only Batter For Snare Drums Period!

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                            from Ohio

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                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Concerts
                              • Practicing

                              Comments about Remo Weather King Ambassador Coated Head:

                              The only drum head i'll ever use on snare and toms!

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                              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Drum Head for my Kid's snare

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                              from Oxford, MI

                              About Me Novice

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                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Remo Weather King Ambassador Coated Head:

                                  I bought my 3 year old a TKO drum set last year and he quickly pounded through the snare head. Bought this for Christmas and installed it on his 10" snare. Fits great and it can take a beating.

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                                  5.0

                                  Reliable Snare Head

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                                  from Dallas TX

                                  About Me Experienced

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Functional
                                  • Good Quality

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Remo Weather King Ambassador Coated Head:

                                      You can never go wrong with this old school dependable.

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