Thread: Snare wires
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Old 02-01-2007, 05:33 PM
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Default Re: Snare wires

Originally Posted by NUTHA JASON View Post
i have a 42 strand on my picollo (3.5 inch free floating pearl). its hard to describe how a drum could have the picollo 'whang' sound but yet have a fat rich snare sound beneath it. i beleive that this much wire touching the reso naturally dampens the reso. each wire makes about 100 contact points with the head at rest so when srtuck the wires jump off the head and spring back hitting it with 4 200 coils! my top head does the ringing part but only when i strike it near the rim. this makes it a hell of a versatile snare coping with reggae and funk as well as hard rock.

Thanks for the input Jason!
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