Originally Posted by skreg
Generally speaking, is there a way to describe the difference between more VS fewer wires?
more snares - fatter, more sensitivity (although many factors affect that on a snare besides wires)
less wires - thinner, drier
but these are generalizations.
I have an old 5 x 14 Supra and went from 18 to 42 wires (but cut out 8, so 34 wires). I quite like the sound of many wires.