Originally Posted by rstix
the 2.3 mm power hoops on my mapex snare make it super super easy for rim shots. I don't think a steel snare is necessary
Could you explain why this is true? I stink at rim shots. I only do them for accents and not for consistent backbeats because I don't have the consistency to pull it off, and I don't put in the time to practice them. But if what you are saying is accurate, I might just buy these to see what happens. I play traditional grip all the time as well.