Pearl FTAL1480 Free Floating 14'' x 8'' Snare, Seamless Aluminium

650.00 RRP 760.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Can be delivered to you on: 20th December 2016
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Product Ref: 46433

  • Shell Independent from Hardware for Ultimate Resonance
  • Deep, Rich and Powerful Snare with Short Sustain
  • Strong Low Frequencies and Smooth Mid Range
  • 14'' x 8'' Snare with Seamless Aluminium 1.2mm Shell
  • Pearl MasterCast Hoops

Pearl FTAL1480 Free Floating 14'' x 8'' Snare, Seamless Aluminium


The FTAL1480 is a 1.2mm thick seamless aluminium snare that features plenty of bottom end power, combined with a smooth mid range. The 8'' depth ensures that you won't be left wanting for power, with more than enough deep punch to make your point. Pearl's new line of Task Specific Free Floating Snare Drums are offered in a range of different materials and sizes creating a vast new range of tones which are specific by model. The unique groundbreaking design allows each shell to resonate freely without contact with hardware.

Product Ref: 46433

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The 14" x 8" Free Floater features a 1.2mm Seamless Aluminium or 8 ply Mahogany shells with strong lows, smooth mids and sweet highs. It's the perfect shell for this size and depth.

All Pearl Task-Specific Free Floating Snare Drums feature Die-Cast hoops, free floating lugs, chrome hardware, Coated Ambassador batter head and Pearl's new SR-160F strainer, featuring Pearl's exclusive Click-Lock system which simultaneously "locks" the snare lever and the tension adjuster to your exact liking. The metal shell drums have a classy brushed finish, while the wood shell drums are finished in Pearl's exclusive Satin Lacquer natural wood finishes.


  • Size: 14" x 8"
  • Shell: 1.2mm Seamless Aluminium
  • Lugs: FT-80
  • Rods: 10
  • Tension Rods: T-5042
  • Strainer: SR-1000F
  • Snares: SN-1420I