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No. 3 Posted on Dec 5, 2012 10:53 PM Profile | PM | Quote | Search | Copy | Favorite
RvJim wrote:
On my Ludwig Blackbeauty (a similar drum) I have really liked the CS the most on it. I've also had good success with standard heads: ambassador and emperor.


+1

Agreed.

It seems the wood shells suffer some with the heft there in the center of the head, such as with a CS; but respond better to having a Coated Ambassador ( or Emperor ). Or a Coated Ambassador with a Rem-O or some other form of Richie Ring or even a bit of MoonGel ( if you need to attenuate any overtones that might bother your ear).

Metal shells, however, seem to work better with a CS type head.



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3789 Best drum head for a brass snare Vinman55 458 Dec 5, 2012 8:47 PM
3465 Re:Best drum head for a brass snare RvJim 156 Dec 5, 2012 8:50 PM
3478 Re:Best drum head for a brass snare OldFart 614 Dec 5, 2012 10:53 PM
3462 Re:Best drum head for a brass snare Vinman55 85 Dec 6, 2012 5:32 AM
3448 Re:Best drum head for a brass snare StillKicken 454 Dec 6, 2012 1:30 PM
3416 Re:Best drum head for a brass snare Vinman55 292 Dec 6, 2012 6:12 PM
3381 Re:Best drum head for a brass snare drumster15 103 Dec 7, 2012 10:48 AM
3334 Re:Best drum head for a brass snare brad_leishman 242 Dec 9, 2012 12:20 PM
3717 Re:Best drum head for a brass snare Dave 36 Dec 9, 2012 6:29 PM

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