Mapex MPX Maple Snare 14 x 5.5 inch - Transparent Midnight Black

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MPX-MPML4550BMB

Your Price: $170.00 CDN
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MPX Maple Snare Drums deliver a warm and sensitive sound with crisp rim shots and a fat backbeat. Their tone and tuning range are well suited to match a variety of playing styles and musical genres.

• 6.5mm Maple Shell
• 14" x 5-1/2"
• Low-Mass Lugs
• Transparent Midnight Black finish
• Black Hardware
• Fully Adjustable Throw-Off
• Triple-Flange Hoops
• 20-Strand Snare Wire
• Remo Heads

Great snare for the money ?1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreAbbotsford, British Columbia
Posted by anonymous on Oct 19, 2018
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Not bad at all2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreOttawa, Ontario
I purchase this snare since I thought the price was good for an entry level snare. At first look the finnish was nice and is looked sturdy. The sound is good I changed the drumheads since the one from the factory was not making the snare sound that good, I installed Remo's Ambassador and Snare side and the snare was sounding really good afterwards. I recommend it at this price its a sure value.
Posted by Simon on May 30, 2017
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not that bad, not that good2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreWindsor, Ontario
I am happy with this snare for under 200 dollars. I would recommend it for beginners but not a drummer who is looking to replace their snare. The only reason I got this was so that I can have an extra snare to play always turned off and it was the cheapest one I could find at the time. When I tune it up properly and leave the snare off I get that Sepultura sound I was looking for. When recording spending a bit extra on a different snare drum will make all the difference in the world. Turned on this just didn't cut it for me and gave off a cheap sound. I never play it turned on so that doesn't matter to me. It's decent but like I said there are better options.
Posted by metaldrummer on Jun 2, 2014
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Bang for the Buck2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreBurlington, Ontario
The throw is a bit cheap and doesn't completely turn the snares "off" but all is forgiven with the pop and tone this snare has. I have some semi-expensive snares and this one is still one of my faves for its pop and "just right' ring.
Posted by Scott on Feb 21, 2014
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great snare1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreDartmouth, Nova Scotia
At $99 this is a great sounding snare. You'll need moongels to kill the overtones. But has nice pop.
Posted by guitars_&_drums on Jan 1, 2013
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