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Old 09-08-2013, 08:21 PM
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Default Re: 3.0mm hoops anyone?

Originally Posted by camcoman View Post
I have used 1.6mm (batter hoop pulled over head collar) as well as 2.3mm & wooden hoops with out any issues. I don't see a need for 3.0mm hoops on a marching snare unless you tune your snare to those (in my opinion) crazy high formica tabletop tunings I don't think there is any advantage / disadvantage with 3.0mm hoops. If you're going for higher tensions I would go die-cast or s-hoop.
Oh no high tensions here. This will be my strolling/grooving snare. I'm probably gonna try them just because my concern is how it holds up while I'm schlepping it around un-cased.
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