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Metro Drums 6x13 Ironbark Ply Snare Drum-Rosewood Gloss  From Metro

Metro's Ply Drums enhance the aesthetic appeal of the instrument with a stunning range of exotic timber finishes, certain to keep these drums at the top of the "most wanted" list for the discerning drum collector.

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What We Think

Sometimes you just know that you and your wallet are in trouble just by looking at a drum. This heartbreaker of a drum is a Metro 6x13 Ironbark ply snare drum finished with a gorgeous Rosewood outer veneer and natural gloss.

The shell is beautifully finished inside and out with 45º bearing edges which deliver a clean and precise note. This drum is configured with 16 plies of Ironbark without reinforcing rings which have a shell thickness of about 3/8" thick. The Ironbark combined with the 13" diameter delivers "crack" and "pop" that will leave your bass player squinting all night with each snare drum hit. 

This snare drum has eight heavy double-ended tube lugs. They are heavier than traditional tube lugs but add a nice and subtle compression to the shell that minimizes some overtones. Add in the stick saver hoops and Trick throw off and you have a weapon for a snare drum. Experience the power of Ironbark for yourself.

Metro Drums 6x13 Ironbark Ply Snare Drum - Rosewood Gloss Quick n' Dirty

In this video, Sound Pure drums specialist Barry Knain explains the various features of the Metro Drums 6x13 Ironbark Ply Snare Drum - Rosewood Gloss, and tests it out in several different tuning ranges.

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    • Metro Drums 6x13 Ironbark Ply Snare Drum-Rosewood Gloss

Manufacturer's Description from Metro

The Metro ply shell snare is both dynamic and articulate. These drums have the characteristic volume and projection of the best steel shells, but with a warmth and depth that no metal shell can capture. An expressive instrument with an open, lively sound, these ply shell snare drums respond instantly to even the most subtle stickings.

Ironbark is a premium native hardwood that is a particularly hard, strong and durable timber.
As one of a very distinctive group of Australian eucalypts, the ironbarks, it can be easily recognised by its hard, deeply furrowed, rough bark ranging from a dark grey to black hue. The Ironbark veneer exudes  a deep dark red to red-brown hue and a sonic richness to match..

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About Manufacturer

Premium handcrafted quality drums built using Australian Innovation. We have a passion for producing classy snare drums and drum kits that a working drummer can afford. Improve your sound and enjoy your experience playing with a Metro drum.


Metro Ply Snare Drum Features:

  • Ironbark Shell
  • Tube Lugs
  • Trick Throw Off
  • Remo Drum Heads
  • 2.3mm Flanged Hoops

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