Snare Drum Review – Yamaha Recording Custom Metal Shell Snare Drums

Here’s our review of the entire current collection of metal shelled snare drums from Yamaha‘s Recording Custom range, featuring…

  • 14″ x 6.5″ Aluminium shell,
  • 14″ x 5.5″ Aluminium shell,
  • 14″ x 7″ stainless steel shell,
  • 14″ x 5.5″ stainless steel shell,
  • 14″ x 6.5 brass shell,
  • 14″ 5.5″ brass shell,
  • 13″ x 6.5″ brass shell.

All models feature…

  • 1.2mm outward beaded shells,
  • Yamaha’s ‘Q-Type’ strainer mechanisms,
  • new one-piece lug design.
  • design input from legendary drummer (and long-time Yamaha endorser) Steve Gadd.

***All of our reviews are recorded in a top quality studio with the finest equipment – to get the best from our reviews and really hear the instruments perform make sure you listen on good quality speakers or headphones!***

Yamaha says…”The new addition of the metal snare lineup to the Recording Custom series represents the addition of Yamaha’s finest snare drums, using Steve’s valuable input to its maximum. It adds a superb consistency, allowing drummers to fully utilize the sound functionality of the kit.”

Find out our thoughts in the video above…

RRP: ranging from: £443.00-£514.00 depending on model

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