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Canopus 14" 42-Strand Back Beat Nickel-Plated Snare Wire

Model # CPSS-BB14SNPW By: Canopus
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  • Overview

    • Hearty, Thick Back Beat At All Volumes
    • Does Not Muffle Drum Resonance
    • Reduced High Overtones
    • 0.5mm Wire Thickness
    • 0.5mm Endplate
    • No Guiding Grooves
  • Item Details

    For those who need that extra kick, the Canopus 14" 42-Strand Back Beat Nickel-Plated Snare Wire gives your snare drum a hearty, powerful back beat at virtually every volume level. The nickel-plated wires help get rid of unwanted, high overtones.

    These wires were developed with two common wide-snare problems in mind: they do not mute the resonance of the drum, and the extra buzz you get from other sounds when the snares are on have been controlled to a tolerable level.

    Canopus have mimicked the snare makers of old with their specs: their wires have a thickness of 0.5mm, a spiral thickness of 1.35mm, and a pitch of 3.5mm.

    The endplate is special, optimized at a thin 0.5mm. Normally this thickness would break snare cords and straps, but lipped holes and a bolstered lapel prevent that from happening. You can also see a complete lack of guiding grooves, which normally impair the drum's sensitivity.

  • Specifications

    Name Canopus 14" 42-Strand Back Beat Nickel-Plated Snare Wire
    Brand Canopus
    Model # CPSS-BB14SNPW
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 115912 not found]
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    To see instructions on how to return items, please check out our Return Policy.


    Every single order that goes out the door has a tracking number that will be emailed to you, and all of it is completely insured. Everything is carefully packed by hand - we know just how delicate this stuff can be, and how important it is to you.

    We ship from centrally-located Dallas, Texas. Howdy y'all!

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