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Old 06-30-2015, 05:35 PM
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Originally Posted by cbphoto View Post
A mess of people here love the Ludwig Acrolite (mostly 'cuz of its cost), but being a Tama fanboy I opted for the Starphonic Aluminum. This thing has blown my mind with its punch and crispiness. Even the guitarist I play with (a Berklee grad) noticed its fat punch and clarity when he heard it for the fist time. Mostly, I appreciate the hardware for faster snare head tuning, head changes, and the ratchet style tension strainer.
Glad this thread was revived. This is the first time I've seen the Tama Starphonic Aluminum snare, and I am impressed. I love the looks of the lugs and the hoops, especially. My accolades are about a year late, but thanks for posting pics of the Starphonic.

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