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Tama's Artwood Maple snare drum is a sight and sound to behold. This 14" x 6.5" snare features eight plies of maple with silver nickel hardware for a mix of vintage warmth and modern edge. The Artwood series is renowned for drums with focused, sensitive response and full, fat tone—and this snare is no exception. Its 45-degree bearing edges and 2.3 mm Power Craft II hoops yield maximum shell contact for articulate, controlled articulation whether played lightly or pounded heavily. The Tama Artwood Maple snare drum is a dark beauty with a thunderous voice.

Eight-Ply Maple Shell Provides Depth and Character

At the heart of this Artwood snare is an eight-ply maple shell, renowned for its blend of depth, warmth and sensitivity. Its 45-degree bearing edges allow for a broad area of shell contact with the drum head, enhancing shell vibration for a wide dynamic range and complex overtones. The shell's thickness and blend of maple plies results in a drum that speaks with authority in all dynamic ranges—from subtle ghost notes to full-force rimshots.

Silver Nickel Hardware Delivers Vintage-Inspired Style

This Artwood snare features silver nickel drum hardware for a mix of vintage warmth and modern flair. Its sturdy yet lightweight 2.3 mm Power Craft II hoops, lugs and tension rods provide a blend of sensitivity and durability. The hoops' inward-curving design allows for broader head seating and shell contact. Die-cast claws firmly grip the hoops while allowing the batter head to resonate freely. Together, the silver nickel components yield an overall vintage-inspired style with thoroughly modern performance.

Additional Features Offer Playability and Sound Control

This 14" snare also includes 20-strand snappy snares, a robust throw-off lever, butt end with tension adjustment knob and triple-flanged counterhoop. The snares provide sensitivity and crisp response. The throw-off lever and butt end allow for precise snare tensioning and disengagement. The 2.3 mm counterhoops maximize shell contact for wide-open, resonant tone with ample sensitivity.

TAMA Artwood Maple Snare Drum 14 x 6.5 in. Dark Indigo Burst

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  • 14x6.5" snare drum with 6-ply, 5 mm pure maple shell
  • 2.3 mm triple-flange Mighty Hoops, fitted with Evans G1 Coated head on top, Evans 300 Snare Side on bottom
  • Quick Touch strainer and butt plate with 20-strand steel snare wires
  • Finished in high-gloss Dark Indigo Burst

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  • Snare size: 14 x 6-1/2 in.
  • Total pieces: 1
  • Shell material: Maple
  • Shell construction: 6-ply
  • Shell thickness (mm): 5
  • Hardware material: Steel
  • Hoop type: Triple-flange
  • Throw-off: Tap-Style
  • Snares: 20-strand steel
  • Heads: Branded
  • Finish type: Gloss

collapse expand iconWarranty

Wood hoops - 30 day warranty.
All hardware (metal hoops) and shell finish - One year warranty.
Shells - 5 year warranty.

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