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Drum Talk TV Speaks with Blackwell Snare Drum Creator Rene Barthen

Rene Barthen joins Dan Shinder on Drum Talk TV for an interview about The Blackwell, a snare drum he designed and made in honor of the memory of John Blackwell Jr.

It is being auctioned off, and the auction proceeds will go to the Tampa General Hospital, where John was being treated. The auction is happening May 14th. Tune in for the details!

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“THE BLACKWELL” Snare Drum specs: SIZE: 14×5.5 SHELL:: One piece steel 4mm shell with reinforcement rings with 45° bearing edges. HOOPS: Chrome Die-Cast STRAINER: Dixon PDSM-50 LUGS: Gold/Brass Tube lugs with butt-end HEADS: Beaterside Aquarian single ply Texture Coated. Snareside: Aquarian Hi-performance Resonant.