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British Drum Co. Nicko McBrain Icarus Signature Snare Drum 14 x 6.5 in.

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1500000321425   POS #:116308263
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As the drummer for heavy metal gods Iron Maiden, Nicko McBrain demands the very best from his snare drum. Working closely with the British Drum Co. team, Nicko allowed no compromises in designing and crafting his Icarus signature snare drum. Hand-built in the UK using the British Drum Co.’s unique cold-press moulding process, Icarus features a 14x6...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Price: $1,199.00
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Overview

As the drummer for heavy metal gods Iron Maiden, Nicko McBrain demands the very best from his snare drum. Working closely with the British Drum Co. team, Nicko allowed no compromises in designing and crafting his Icarus signature snare drum. Hand-built in the UK using the British Drum Co.’s unique cold-press moulding process, Icarus features a 14x6.5” shell crafted from 10 plies of Black Oak and finished in a spectacular Black Fishtail Oak veneer. This unique veneer process makes for a very special appearance, reminiscent of a hand-hammered shell—but made from nothing but oak. The design has to be seen to be appreciated.

Icarus sounds natural, deep and warm, but with a bright presence under higher tension. Designed to powerfully cut through the high volume of rock and metal, Icarus responds equally well to softer, quieter playing, allowing the tonal qualities of the oak to shine through in any musical situation. Nicko wouldn’t put his name to just any snare drum, and after painstaking work on the part of British Drum Co., he has the oak powerhouse he always dreamed about.

Features

  • Handmade signature wood snare drum for Nicko McBrain from Iron Maiden
  • 10-ply Black Oak shell with special “fishtail” veneer reminiscent of hand hammering
  • Chrome-plated steel Palladium lugs designed in art deco style
  • 42-strand snare wire for full, powerful snare sound at any volume
  • Bespoke drum badge made specifically for Nicko
  • Fitted with heads from Remo USA
Specifications
Configuration
  • Snare size: 14x6.5"
  • Total pieces: 1
Shells
  • Shell material: Oak
  • Shell construction: 10-ply
  • Bearing edge: 45°
Hardware
  • Hardware material: Steel
  • Hoop type: Triple-flange
  • Lugs: Proprietary
  • Throw-off: Side
  • Snares: 42-strand
Other
  • Heads: Branded
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
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