Yamaha Recording Custom Aluminum Snare Drum 14'' x 6.5''

521.00 RRP 572.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 69165

  • Crisp and Defined Tone
  • 3.0mm AL-DC Hoop
  • Newly Designed One-Piece Lug Nut
  • 1.2mm Aluminium Shell
  • Remo Drum Heads

Yamaha Recording Custom Aluminum Snare Drum 14'' x 6.5''

The Recording Custom Aluminium Snare Drum from Yamaha was designed in collaboration with legendary drummer and Yamaha artist Steve Gabb to reintroduce their recording custom series with modern technology and the latest innovations for optimizing its sound. Possessing precision-machined lug nuts, Remo heads, Q type and DC3 type strainers and an outward centre bead, Yamaha’s Recording Custom Snare Drum is an excellent addition to any drummer wanting to fully utilize their recording custom drum kit.

Product Ref: 69165

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Aluminium Snare Drum

The recording custom snare drum is constructed out of aluminium for its shell to produce a defined tone that is mellow enough to reduce the need for dampening. The aluminium shell helps to deliver a very crisp tone that can penetrate the high frequencies so its powerful enough to sit well in loud and heavy music.

Lug Nut, Centre Bead, and Strainer

Yamaha’s recording custom snare drum features a one-piece lug nut that has been precision-machined to provide a noise-free control and allow for a high tension with the snare wires to add some weight in order to enhance the snares subtle low frequencies ad offer great sensitivity and dynamics. The snare also possesses an outward centre bead to give the drum even more open sounds and excellent articulations, along with a Q type strainer to add some robustness to the drum and keep it all stable, with the ability to make any adjustments or replacements.


  • Shell: Aluminium
  • Shell Thickness: 1.2mm
  • Strainer (Butt Side): DC3 Type
  • Strainer (Release Side): Q Type
  • Bottom Head: Remo: Snare Ambassador
  • Batter Head: Remo: Coated Ambassador
  • Lug: Newly Designed One-Piece
  • Centre Bead: Outward
  • Snare Wire: 25 Strand
  • Hoop: 3.0mm AL-DC
  • Snare Bed: 2.4mm
  • Bearing Edge: 45"
  • Diameter: 14"
  • Depth: 6.5"