Originally Posted by MangueBeat
It's my experience too that Aquarian has the most durable coating, at least compared to Remo. I changed both the heads of my main snare and my Sidesnare at the same time. The side snare had an Remo head (Ambassador I believe) and the main a Satin Aquarian.
The Ambassador lost it's coating WAY earlier than the Aquarian, not to mention the side snare wasn't being played as intensively as the main. Both sound great though.
Aquarian's coating is insane. My Super-2 tom heads show no coating wear at all at the 4 month mark, and I play a lot.