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Tama S.L.P. Sonic Steel Snare Drum 6.5x13 

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At first glance you can tell the 6 1/2"x13" Tama S.L.P. Sonic Steel Snare Drum is no ordinary alloy steel snare drum. The black nickel-plated hardwar...Read More

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A retro-style snare drum with a sleek look and crisp sound for the new generation.

At first glance you can tell the 6 1/2"x13" Tama S.L.P. Sonic Steel Snare Drum is no ordinary alloy steel snare drum. The black nickel-plated hardware and 1.2mm steel shell deliver a wide range of sound and, when tuned high, create a remarkable sharp and open tone. Overall, these features enable the drum to have a great high to low range.

At triple-flanged and 2.3mm thick, the Steel Mighty Drum Hoops further supports the departure from a typical "throw-in" steel snare drum. These hoops will provide a "wetter" sound than diecast zinc and will provide an articulate rimshot or accent, when needed. The Starclassic Carbon Steel Snappy Snares will also emphasize punch and attack, as needed.

FEATURES
  • 13 x 6-1/2" snare drum
  • 1.2mm Steel shell
  • Brushed Black Nickel plating with Chrome hardware
  • Steel Mighty Hoop
  • Hi-Tension Lug (10-count)

Discover the material properties of rock for the next generation!

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TamaS.L.P. Sonic Steel Snare Drum
 
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        4.0

        very nice

        By neilnut

        from Sound Beach, NY

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        Pros

        • Great Sound
        • Responsive

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            Comments about Tama S.L.P. Sonic Steel Snare Drum:

            I have been looking for a 13" snare for a while and almost purchased an expensive snare , but when I heard this snare it sounded great. It was exactly what was looking for. Sounds exactly like my 14" Ludwig metal snare from the 70s. It does have a little bit of overtones but with the proper tuning and a little muffling it sounds great.

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            5.0

            Outstanding

            By Drastic

            from Sandy, OR

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            Pros

            • Durability
            • Looks
            • Response
            • Sound Quality
            • VOLUME

            Cons

            • Needs Better Heads

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            • Large Backyards
            • Open Spaces

            Comments about Tama S.L.P. Sonic Steel Snare Drum:

            I've been playing drums over 35 years, always on a vintage Tama Superstar. I've been using a Yamaha deep snare for most that time. A hole finally rusted through it, so here comes the S.L.P. Wow! The smaller size fits me good with the double kicker and makes the throw from hi-hat to snare shorter than what it could be. It comes with Evans heads which I immediately swapped for Remo printed pinstripe. The "snap" is excellent and the response is fantastic. The natural volume of the drum is more than adequate for dry runs. I'm still waiting for my Shure mics to come in the mail, so I can't say how it records. I know there will be much success. The looks of this this drum are very attractive brilliant metallic tones with chrome hardware. An outstanding drum that will last forever if taken care of.

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            5.0

            love this snare!

            By karl lindgren

            from high dessert. yum.

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            • Great Sound
            • Responsive
            • Sensitive

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              • USE IT FOR ANYTHING

              Comments about Tama S.L.P. Sonic Steel Snare Drum:

              what a great snare. it has a lot of great features for the price. super hoop, nice throwoff. it's fairly heavy. i was a little dissappointed when i first got it, and was having a little difficulty finding it's tuning sweet spot. it was choking with the stock evans batter head. i changed the batter head to a remo coated ambassador, and experimented some more. perfect steel shell sound! ringy, but controlled. an absolutely skull splitting rimshot when tuned medium high. it likes the snare side tuned quite high. i have a nice collection of wood snares, but i needed something with more volume for a new project i'm working with, and this snare always generates some conversation. "wow, that snare is LOUD and CLEAR!" yup, it is. i love it. i may get some other snares in this line.

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