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Sound Percussion Labs Piccolo Snare Drum 4.5x14 Black

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This piccolo model provides a sharp alternative snare voice for the contemporary drummer. With a 1.2 mm steel shell this drum produces and incredibly...Read More

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      Brilliant attack and tight sound with a nice sticker price.

      This piccolo model provides a sharp alternative snare voice for the contemporary drummer. With a 1.2 mm steel shell this drum produces and incredibly bright tone, brilliant attack and a wide tuning range with eight lugs and a heavy duty throw off for optimum snare tension even in the highest tuning ranges. Drum size is 14" x 4-1/2" and is an ideal secondary or primary snare. Finished in chrome with all chrome hardware.

      FEATURES
      • 14" x 4-1/2"
      • Compact and affordable with plenty of snap
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      Sound Percussion LabsPiccolo Snare Drum
       
      3.8

      (based on 10 reviews)

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      Piccolo Snare

      I received this snare last Christmas (2013) as a gift. I wanted to put it throught its paces first before posting a review. After a year, i will say this snare is...Read complete review

      I received this snare last Christmas (2013) as a gift. I wanted to put it throught its paces first before posting a review. After a year, i will say this snare is really good. Craftmanship is ok. Put some new heads and upgrade the snare wires and this drum shines. I put an Evans Hazy 300 along with an HD Dry Batter head. I love this drum.

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      Always Classy at Musician's Friend

      I ordered this snare as a cheap alternate snare and for some of the Rockabilly styles I play. It came broken with evidence that it had been dropped or smashed making the snare a...Read complete review

      I ordered this snare as a cheap alternate snare and for some of the Rockabilly styles I play. It came broken with evidence that it had been dropped or smashed making the snare a sort of egg shape and breaking the batter head (which I planned on replacing anyway) and a broken throw-off. I contacted MF customer service immediately and was helped by a young lady named Emily she was very helpful and as always, no hassle on the return. Thanks MF for making the poor musician's life a possibility and reducing stress with excellent customer service.

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      5.0

      Piccolo Snare

      By DWdrummer

      from levittown PA

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      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Accompaniment
        • Jazz Clubs
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues
        • Soundtracks
        • Symphonies

        Comments about Sound Percussion Labs Piccolo Snare Drum:

        I received this snare last Christmas (2013) as a gift. I wanted to put it throught its paces first before posting a review. After a year, i will say this snare is really good. Craftmanship is ok. Put some new heads and upgrade the snare wires and this drum shines. I put an Evans Hazy 300 along with an HD Dry Batter head. I love this drum.

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Always Classy at Musician's Friend

        By Sickboy222

        from Chicago, IL

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        Pros

          Cons

          • Poorly Made

          Best Uses

            Comments about Sound Percussion Labs Piccolo Snare Drum:

            I ordered this snare as a cheap alternate snare and for some of the Rockabilly styles I play. It came broken with evidence that it had been dropped or smashed making the snare a sort of egg shape and breaking the batter head (which I planned on replacing anyway) and a broken throw-off. I contacted MF customer service immediately and was helped by a young lady named Emily she was very helpful and as always, no hassle on the return. Thanks MF for making the poor musician's life a possibility and reducing stress with excellent customer service.

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            5.0

            Great Value

            By Chance Shirley

            from New Mexico

            Comments about Sound Percussion Labs Piccolo Snare Drum:

            Overall excellent build quality. Much better than I expected. The stock heads can sound good if it is tuned correctly. I would definitely recommend this for anyone looking for a good loud snare that won't break the bank.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Great little snare - Good starter/backup

            By Chris Luensman

            from Undisclosed

            Comments about Sound Percussion Labs Piccolo Snare Drum:

            I purchased this snare strictly as a backup snare to see how much value I could get out of this investment. The statements on here are pretty true that the provided batter head sounds pretty bad. I just threw on a Remo coated ambasador and the thing really pops. With the right tuning and a new head this snare feels and sounds good enough for the occasional gig'ing drummer. I haven't played it long enough to know about longevity but it passed the first gig with flying colors. Lower rating goes to the quality because a new head is pretty much necessary to make this sound right.

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            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            good

            Comments about Sound Percussion Labs Piccolo Snare Drum:

            its pretty good, but I think you should save up a little more to get a better snare, but this isnt bad at all. I dont recommend this but I do recommend you get a better snare if you want another one. Pearl VX, Pork Pie Snares, and other stuff like that is better.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            okay, but .........

            By mustangds-prqcp

            from rochester, ny

            Comments about Sound Percussion Labs Piccolo Snare Drum:

            Well, with a head change (hd batter and hazy reso) the drum doesn't sound too bad. Changed out the original snares for some puresound 20 strand blasters and improved a bit. (med-tight and moongel to kill the ring. WOuld tune tighter for more pop, but i'm not sure about the durability of these lugs/rods) The problem: the throw-off. Forget about using this for a tom-tom sound. I could never get the strainer adjusted to allow a clean switch from tom to snare. I'll keep it around for a side/effects snare, but the throw-off issue prevents it from being even close to a primary. Cheap drum cheap price. You may have a niche for it, or maybe not.

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            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Don't cheap out...

            Comments about Sound Percussion Labs Piccolo Snare Drum:

            At the price it's really tempting to buy however I found the bearing edges to be very poor and the hardware to be cheap. Acoustically it sound like crud even with good Evans heads installed but I didn't mind as I use this as a kick on my e-drums.Those saying it sounds good probably don't know much about drums and tuning...

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            5.0

            Snappy!! :)

            By Anonymous

            from Undisclosed

            Comments about Sound Percussion Labs Piccolo Snare Drum:

            I got this black Piccolo snare with my sabian b8 thin crash and it rattled a lot at first, but i had to make a couple adjustments to it and after that it sounded great. Its exactly what i intended it to be. It goes perfect with the type of music i play. i would strongly recommend this to anybody that is a drummer. Its a good snare for an amazingly awesome price. BUY IT!!!!

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Snare for Anything

            By CJ Spazzy mcgee

            from Philadelphia, Pa

            Comments about Sound Percussion Labs Piccolo Snare Drum:

            Just bought it on may 26 and it came yesterday.i really love the way it sounds when it is tuned really well. i pulled a lot of sound out of this little chrome beauty.I Will Definitely buy the black one And recommend it to my drumming friends. I Am a very happy Customer.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Awesome snare

            By Anonymous

            from Undisclosed

            Comments about Sound Percussion Labs Piccolo Snare Drum:

            I just receive this snare and it was nice right out of the box. It needed some adjustments for my needs and after that it was what i expected from it; punchy and has a lot of snap. overall a great snare for a awesome price!

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