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Mapex 6.5" x 14" Armory Exterminator Birch/Walnut Snare Drum

Model # ARBW4650RCTK By: Mapex
    • This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer
  • Overview

    • 7-Ply Maple/Birch Shell
    • Dark, Earthy and Balanced
    • SONIClear Bearing Edges
    • Tube-Design Lugs
    • 2.3mm Power Hoop
    • Armory Tradable
  • Item Details

    Mapex's 6.5" x 14" Armory Exterminator Snare Drum mixes power with depth, thanks to its 7-ply birch/walnut hybrid shell. The walnut gives it a dark, earthy tonal character that stays very nicely balanced at all dynamics, and the birch gives you that extra hint of brightness on rimshots and really loud attacks.

    The SONIClear 45-degree bearing edge is fully rounded on the outside, designed to keep the head from sitting too high like they do on older, thinner bearing edges. This results in more resonance from the shell, giving you a clearer tone with each hit. The sound is fuller and bigger than it would be otherwise.

    With a SONIClear bearing edge the head is also able to vibrate more freely, and that means longer decays and the elimination of dead sounds. It's also far easier to tune a drum with a head that sits well on the bearing edge, so you don't need to have tuned drums for years to get yours to sound great.

    Tube-like lugs contact the shell as little as possible to further increase its resonance, and 2.3mm Power Hoops keep your sticks from getting eaten too quickly as they lock the drum's tension down.

    If you need a drum with a lot of depth and power - like if your music is darker in character - you should certainly check out the Exterminator.

    All Mapex Armory Snare Drums are part of a special Trade-In Deal. If you buy a full Armory drum set shell pack, you can trade the normally included Tomahawk drum for any of the other Armory snare drums to fit your personal taste!

  • Specifications

    Name Mapex 6.5" x 14" Armory Exterminator Birch/Walnut Snare Drum
    Brand Mapex
    Model # ARBW4650RCTK
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 109746 not found]
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  • Returns & Shipping


    All sales for clearance items are final. Returns will not be accepted. Official 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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