Mapex MPX 5.5x14 Birch Snare Drum - Gloss Natural  From Mapex

The Mapex MPX Snare Drum demands attention in any playing situation. The drum's solid 100% birch shell provides crisp attack along with full rich tonality. The gloss-finished drum shell is adorned with chrome-plated triple-flanged hoops, and chrome-plated lugs. Mapex includes Remo drumheads, and a 20-strand snare wire with the MPX Maple Snare Drum.

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What We Think

MPX Birch Snare Drums deliver a crisp and bright attack, balanced tone, and a shorter sustain that result in enhanced overall projection, allowing the sound to cut through the rest of the band. The available sizes and tuning range allow the drum to perform well in a variety of styles, from Funk to Hard Rock. 

Manufacturer's Description from Mapex

Mapex USA announces the release of it's new MPX line of snare drums. MPX snares were introduced to complement the Mapex Black Panther Series of premium snare drums. The MPX line includes eight new models available with steel, maple or birch shells. Features include low mass lugs, flanged steel hoops, fully adjustable throw-offs, and Remo drumheads.

 

  • 7.2mm Birch Shell
  • Fully Adjustable Throwoff
  • Single Point Contact Lugs
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About Manufacturer

Mapex Drums is a drum brand manufactured by KHS Musical Instruments Company of Taiwan. They have been in the drum making industry for over 18 years. Mapex employs over 100 artisans who skillfully apply their talents to create some of the greatest drum gear around. Mapex has earned a reputation for designing, engineering and building the highest quality acoustic drums. In fact, Mapex is one of the only companies of its kind to have received ISO9001 certification, the world's standard for manufacturing excellence.

Specifications

 

  • 5.5x14
  • Birch
  • Triple-Flange Hoops
  • Remo UX Drum Heads
  • Gloss Natural
  • Chrome
  • Fully Adjustable Throw-Off

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