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Old 05-21-2007, 06:34 PM
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Default Re: Ironwood drum set

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Originally Posted by Jeff Almeyda View Post
I am seriously considering getting at least a snare to start and possibly a kit for the studio. I heard the clips on the site and was impressed. The drums sound incredible when recorded flat with no effects. Serious stuff.

Now to choose a snare size....

I think it's gonna be either 6.5" x 14" or 6.5" x 13".

Any suggestions?
I'm very happy with my 13 by 4 snare, as the 13 inch size gives great focus and snap and it's very sensitive at 4 inches.

If I had to do it over again, I would go with the 13 by 6.5 snare, though. I would like a little more throat from the snare. An ironwood shell gives so much sensitivity that I know a 6.5-inch-deep snare will still be incredibly sensitive, even though it's almost two-thirds deeper than a 4-incher.
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