Tama Starphonic PBC146 14'' x 6'' Snare Drum, Bubinga Shell

466.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Can be delivered to you on: 14th December 2016
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Product Ref: 37988

  • Tama Starphonic PBC146 Snare Drum
  • 14'' x 6'' Snare Drum
  • Bubinga Shell with Matte Natural Cordia Outer Ply
  • Thinner, 7mm Shell
  • Rich Tone with Full Resonance

Tama Starphonic PBC146 14'' x 6'' Snare Drum, Bubinga Shell


The Tama Starphonic PBC146 6" x 14" snare drum has a thin Bubinga shell, giving it a softer, warmer sound than thicker-shelled snares. The outer ply of Matte Natural Cordia gives an attractive finish while perfectly matching the rich tone and full resonance of this drum.

Product Ref: 37988

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The PBC146 features Tama's specially-designed Grooved Hoop, which emphasises the sharp projection and warmth of bubinga's low end and gives the snare an open sound.

The "Linear-Drive" strainer gives precise control of the lever adjustment arm and prevents the typical "slap" of wires hitting the bottom head when you move the arm rapidly. It holds the snare wire cords firmly and reduces unnecessary pressure on the strainer and shell.

The Super Sensitive Hi-Carbon Snappy snare wires give a crisp, sensitive sound. The customised shape of plate and winding pattern of the wire coils allow it to fit more closely to the snare side head.


  • Shell Material: Bubinga
  • Dimensions: 6" x 14"
  • Lug: Freedom Lug
  • Hoop: Grooved Hoop
  • Strainer: "Linear-Drive" Strainer
  • Butt: Detachable Butt
  • Snappy: MS20RL14C Super Sensitive Hi-Carbon Snappy Snare
  • Colour: Matte Natural Cordia