Gretsch S-6514-MPLSE 6.5"x14" Full Range Snare Drum

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Satin Ebony Finish that is visually and sonically versatile

Grestch's Full Range Maple Snare Drums have that “Great Gretsch sound” that is versatile enough to be used in any musical setting. The 10-ply maple shell has a fat, warm, full bodied sound and is extremely resonant and just cuts through everything. It also has a dark, transparent finish that allows the beautiful wood grain to show through.

As important as it is, the shell is still only one part of the drum. Gretsch knew that their choice of hardware was just as important as the shell itself.  The folks over at Gretsch hand-picked some of the finest parts including die-cast hoops, a traditional style throw-off, adjustable butt plate, 10 dual sided lugs, and a 20 strand snare wire.

There are many benefits to using die-cast hoops on a snare drum.  For one thing the raised edge helps give you a sharp, articulate crack that makes playing side stick and rim-shots a breeze.  The added weight of the hoops eliminate many harsh overtones one gets from an overly sensitive snare in addition to helping keep the drum in tune longer.  The 10 dual ended lugs help make tuning a breeze, and give the drum a classy look. The combination of the traditional style throw-off and adjustable butt plate give you steady and precise snare tension every time. With an unrivaled commitment to excellence it’s no wonder why players such as Max Roach, Mike Johnston, Elvin Jones, Taylor Hawkins, Chick Webb, Stanton Moore, Charlie Watts, Bill Stewart, & Louie Bellson all played Gretsch.

So what are you waiting for? Get your Gretsch 5"x14" Full Range Maple Snare Drum from Sam Ash Direct today, with fast, free shipping at the guaranteed lowest price. Sam Ash Direct gives you the security of more than 88 years of experience, 24/7 customer support and the Sam Ash Direct 45/60 day return / price protection policy. You can’t go wrong!

Things You Will Get:

  • Snare Drum
Series Full Range
Other Features 20-strand snare wires with adjustable butt plate
Model S-6514-MPLSE

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GretschS-6514-MPLSE 6.5"x14" Full Range Snare Drum
 
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5.0

EXCELLENT SNARE FOR THE BUCKS

By MILKUS

from PENNSAUKEN,NJ.

About Me Professional Musician

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Pros

  • Great Sound
  • Huge Tone
  • Responsive
  • Sensitive
  • THIS IS A QUALITY SNARE
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Accompaniment
    • Jazz Clubs
    • Small Venues
    • Soundtracks
    • VERSATILE SNARE DRUM

    Comments about Gretsch S-6514-MPLSE 6.5"x14" Full Range Snare Drum:

    THIS SNARE IS AN ABSOLUTE GREAT BUY FOR THE BUCKS AND THEN SOME. ALL MAPLE 8MM THICK WITH SILVER SEALER TEN LUG AND DIE CAST HOOPS. ITS NOT MADE IN AMERICA, BUT I JUST GOT THIS SNARE TODAY AND SPENT A COUPLE HOURS PLAYING AND TUNING THISE DRUM AND IT IS WELL WORTH THE BUCKS. GRETSCH DID COME THRU WITH AN AFFORDIBLE GREAT SOUND.

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    S-6514-MPLSE 6.5"x14" Full Range Snare Drum

    The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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