show off your snare

2 of the snares I use. I just brought the D525 out of retirement and put on PureSound snares. I forgot how good it sounds! (the 'marks' are dust reflecting)


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and yeah i do play them all...
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and a few more with a pic of Hendrix just to break the snare overload..
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And in conclusion these 2 fabulous drums.
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Lots of lovely gear. I have a humble collection of not-so-rare snares, but here's my Beverley Cosmic 21 which, while not rare in the UK, may be interesting to folks back in North America.

It has "that" classic 5" alu sound. Really great snare. One of those "best kept secrets" of the snare world.

Beverley "Cosmic 21"
You can hear it here, on this track (on Spotify).
I created a thread with my collection but I can't resist an opportunity to show off my snares.


14x10 Crazy 8's custom snare "Richard the Red". Probably my favorite snare that I own.


And here's all the gang on the couch. The COB Leedy on the upper right is my other favorite.
My modest pile 'o' snares:

Gretsch Free Floating Maple 5.5 x 10
Joey Kramer Limited Edition 6.5 x14
1964 LM400 Supraphonic 5 x 14
Ludwig Black Galaxy Acrolite 5 x 14
Sonic Custom 6ply Maple 6.5 x 14
Concept Maple 10ply 5.5 x 14
Yamaha Stage Custom Birch 5 x 14

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Arbiter 6.5x14 Maple
Bearing Edge 6x13 Bubinga w/ Olive Ash hoops
DW Rosewood 6.5x14


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Ludwig Super Swing 1939
7"x14" w/ nickel plated hardware





Just finished the restore and clean-up! I think she came out great!
Beautiful snare drum, very nice job. I've a real soft spot for 7 by 14's.
1960 Ludwig COB came to me all original, a little naturally relic'ed, but it cleaned up nicely and i added new heads and a set of pure sound wires. digg'n it.
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DW 5.5x14 Collectors 10+6 Maple in Broken Glass Screensaver/Fairy Dust FinishPly


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1984 Pearl 8x14 Free Floating Maple In Mint Condition, and a (1980~1984?) Pearl 8x14 Brass Snare that I restored.


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1973 Ludwig Supraphonic 5 x 14.


1978 Ludwig Acrolite 5 x 14.


Late 90's Nashville Slingerland Radio King 5.5 x 14.

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2005 Ludwig Brass Edition 6.5 x 14.

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2005 Ludwig Black Beauty reissue 5 x 14 with P86 Millenium Snare Strainer.

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2010 Ludwig Classic Maple 5 x 14 with P86 Millenium Snare Strainer.

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