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Tama 5.5x14 Star Reserve Hand Hammered Brass Snare Drum  From Tama

A symphony of sound springs to life from this unique hand-hammered brass beauty. 

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$1,099.99

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The Tama Star Reserve Hand-Hammered Brass Snare Drum has a 1.5mm nickel-plated brass shell that provides optimal resonance and sustance. This drum features 2.3mm customized Brass Mighty Hoops specifically for this drum to enhance tone. Tama utilizes a varitey of hammering sizes which provides fatness and resonance as you’ve never heard from a metal snare.The linear drive strainer with calibrated ratchet style tension adjustment knob makes precision tuning simple. The Tama Star Reserve brass snare includes super sensitive hi-carbon snappy snares and a detachable butt plate for quick snare and head changes.

Tama Star Reserve Hand Hammered Brass Snare Drum

In keeping with the craftsmanship and quality of previous STAR Reserve snare drums, TAMA introduces another drum in the series - The STAR Reserve 5.5x14” Hand Hammered Brass Snare Drum. This drum features a 1.5mm thick shell, 2.3mm brass Customized Flanged Hoops, and a unique hammering pattern. Upon the first hit, this visually stunning and beautiful sounding drum leaves the player with an utterly distinct and lasting impression.

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Manufacturer's Description from Tama

In keeping with the craftsmanship and quality of previous STAR Reserve snare drums, TAMA introduces another drum in the series - The STAR Reserve 14"x5.5" Hand Hammered Brass Snare Drum. This drum features a 1.5mm thick shell, 2.3mm brass Customized Flanged Hoops, and a unique hammering pattern. Upon the first hit, this visually stunning and beautiful sounding drum leaves the player with an utterly distinct and lasting impression.

At 5.5" deep, the natural tone of the brass shell is accentuated, and a crisp, high-quality sound is produced due to the unique hammering technique by skilled Japanese metalworkers. Meticulously hand hammered using a larger diameter hammer at the edges of the drum and a smaller diameter hammer at the center, the drum takes on a barrel-like shape. The result is an exquisitely balanced and resonant tone that machine hammering cannot replicate. In addition, the Customized Flanged Hoops feature a slightly shaved down edge, producing a sharp and bright attack. When the remarkable hand hammered shell and Customized Flanged Hoops are combined, a rich and vibrant tone with unmistakably clear attack is realized.

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About Manufacturer

For over forty years, Tama has been an industry leader in professional drums and drum hardware. Their concerted effort to create high-quality products has given enthusiasts and professionals a wide variety of product options. 

The Tama name is derived from the first name of founder Yositaro Hoshino’s wife, Tama Hoshino. "Hoshino" translates to "star field." That's the origin of the star theme that unifies the entire Tama product line — from their entry-level Imperialstar drums and popular Starclassic series to their top-of-the-line Star series drums.  

Tama's innovations can be found in their entry-level sets all the way up to their professional Star series drums. The Starclassic line has been producing premium shell drums like maple, birch, andbubingawith exquisite finishes for over two decades. Their patented Starcast Mount and Star Mount have continued to improve tone and aesthetics without sacrificing quality.

Their high-performance hardware has been one of the most trusted names for quality and durability since 1977 when they bought a portion of the Camco company. Today, the Iron Cobra and Speed Cobra lines have multiple options for players with a variety of needs. 

Whether you are after drums or hardware, Tama continues to be one of the best companies when it comes to getting the most for your money.

 

 

 

 

Specifications

Tama Star Reserve Brass Snare Drum Features

  • 2.3mm Brass Mighty Hoop
  • 1.5mm hammered brass shell
  • 5.5 x14
  • "Linear Drive" strainer 
  • Carbon Snappy Snares
  • Detachable butt plate