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Gretsch 6.5x14 Bell Brass Snare Drum  From Gretsch Drums

Bell brass snare drums have been widely used by the world’s finest recording studios and are sought after for their smooth, pure timbre and controlled overtones.

Gretsch Drums

$999.99

Retail:  $1,535.99

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Big tone awaits in the Gretsch S1-6514BB-BR Bell Brass snare drum. This is a 6.5" x 14", 10-lug brass snare drum with a 3.0mm bell brass shell, die-cast hoops, and an adjustable throw-off. In action, the S1-6514BB-BR snare drum has an explosive attack with rich overtones. What's more, this snare has a 20-strand snare for maximum tone. We're sure you'll love playing the Gretsch S1-6514BB-BR Bell Brass snare drum for a lifetime.

 

Gretsch 6.5x14 Bell Brass Snare Drum Quick n' Dirty

In this video, Sound Pure drums specialist Barry Knain explains the various features of the Gretsch 6.5x14 Bell Brass Snare Drum, and tests it out in several different tuning ranges

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Manufacturer's Description from Gretsch Drums

Bell brass is a metal alloy that has been widely used in musical instrument manufacturing because of its superior acoustical properties. Bell brass snare drums have been widely used by the world’s finest recording studios and are sought after for their smooth, pure timbre and controlled overtones. The Gretsch 3.0mm bell brass shell shares the warm characteristics of wood with the cut of a metal drum. The 30-degree bearing edge gives the drum extra body that promotes a powerful low end and sizzling highs while retaining sensitivity.

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About Manufacturer

For 135 years, the Gretsch Drum Company has produced classic American instruments that drummers the world over covet. The signature “great Gretsch sound” has been utilized by numerous classic and modern drummers alike; Max Roach, Tony Williams, Cindy Blackman, Taylor Hawkins, and Vinnie Colaiuta are just a few examples of master drummers that have sat behind Gretsch kits. Currently, Gretsch’s three lines of professional-grade drums (the Brooklyn, Broadkaster, and USA Custom) are built by a small team of dedicated craftsmen Ridgeland, South Carolina. Gretsch also offers a number of affordable import lines that allow beginner and intermediate drummers to be a part of drum history and play behind a Gretsch set. 

Specifications

Gretsch S1-6514BB-BR 6.5" x 14" Bell Brass Snare Drum Features:

  • Brass snare drum, 6.5" x 14", 10-lug
  • 3.0mm bell brass shell provides explosive tone with rich overtones
  • Die-cast hoops
  • Adjustable throw-off
  • 20-strand snare
  • Remo USA Coated Ambassador batter head, Ambassador resonant head
  • Lacquer-finished shell