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Old 09-20-2013, 03:23 PM
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Default Re: Are Ludwig Supraphonics really that good a snare

It's a very versatile and dependable snare. It's not got bags full of character and is a very well known sound but I would put it as the ideal workhorse snare.

I have a 1968 Ludalloy 14x5 which I bought around 2 years ago now but I have only recently started to have an attachment to it if I'm honest. I really wanted a dependable shallower snare that I could use as an option at the rockier gigs, so in that respect it does its job and does it very well.

It sounds good live with no/little dampening as it does have a cutting 'bite' but for studio work I tent to use other, deeper snares either brass or maple.

All about preference though!
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