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Old 02-27-2013, 03:24 PM
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Default Re: A Tight Poppy Snare Sound

Also agree with tightening the reso. That HD Dry should shorten any ringing. Tighten the strainer as well. Just don't choke it.

BTW, I also was searching for that tight - poppy snare sound. Could never get it with any of my 14 inch snares - though I'm not an expert tuner.

I ended up getting a Tama Artwood 13x7 snare. The smaller diameter and deeper shell truly give a nice tight pop. The "Popcorn" snare however is typically 6 x 10 and definitely gives that very tight - pop. I have both, but the 13 x 7 is more versatile.

That first video looked like a 13" snare and did have a nice tight pop to it.
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