Originally Posted by bobdadruma
How exactly did a Tone Flange work?
I have never seen one up close.
Slingerland used to make banjos, so picture a snare with a very dry and snappy sound. The advertisements for the Tone Flange snare actually said something about drying out the "annoying overtones", or something like that. I've only heard one, and it had the original calf heads in bad condition, and it sounded really awful, like a terrible-sounding cheap snare not even tuned just above wrinkling.
But, mine sounds GREAT!!! :D