Originally Posted by Power Tom
Sorry to resurrect an old thread - but I was thinking of trying Evans again.
I could spot the difference between the Evans and Remo heads a mile off. I instantly knew track 3 was an an ambassador coated. Thats the one that sounds best to me. I agree with the OP that evans heads on snares just sound dull. Easy to tune, durable and consistent, but dull, dull, dull.
Whats the problem with any coating coming off anyway? I never noticed it causing a problem with the sound?
Unfortunately, this test didn't include a G1 or G12, which would be the responsive, open/resonant snare sound that you seem to prefer.