The new snare sound from the "golden age".
The Tama Starphonic PMM146STM Mappa Snare Drum boasts a quick release freedom lug, claw hook, and grooved hoop for rapid drum head changes and enhanced tone. Precision tune the drum with the linear drive strainer's calibrated ratchet style tension adjustment knob. The Starphonic Mappa Snare drum has super sensitive hi-carbon snappy snares and a detachable butt plate for quick snare and head changes. This Tama snare drum has a beautiful satin mappa burl finish with 6-ply maple plus a 6mm outer ply of mappa burl.