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Meinl Aluminum Octagonal Shaker Black 

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Medium-sized aluminum shaker with a wide dynamic range....Read More

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      Medium-sized aluminum shaker with a wide dynamic range.


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      SPECIFICATIONS

      Aluminum Octagonal Shaker

      • 2-3/4"W x 8-3/8"L
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      MeinlAluminum Octagonal Shaker
       
      2.0

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      2.0

      Overpriced Chirpy Shaker

      By RX2

      from Satan's Bed

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      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Medium Volume
      • Nice 1 Beat Accent

      Cons

      • Needs Modification
      • Too heavy

      Best Uses

      • 1 Or 3 Beat Accent
      • Accompaniment
      • Demo Recording

      Comments about Meinl Aluminum Octagonal Shaker:

      The thin plastic end-caps provide an annoying cricket chirp overtone. I fixed this by clever use of duct tape strips on the end-caps.

      How much trouble would it have been to use aluminum endcaps? Meinl? Take a hint from LP and concentrate on quality over having 20 different shakers in your catalog.

      Way overpriced for the quality and heavy. Feels like a brick in your hand.

      The good: This shaker is great for 2 shaker playing style. I got sharp accents after muffling the endcaps. I use it with a soft LP Twist Shaker and the recordings sound very good.

      And.. the aluminum body allows a wide range of tones depending on how hard you grip the shaker. Dynamic and musical. Cant get that with plastic or even fiberglass.

      Duct tape will save this one, barely.

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