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Mapex 14" x 4 5/8" Black Panther Versatus Russ Miller Snare Drum

Model # BPMH445LRCY By: Mapex
    • This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer
  • Overview

    • Maple/Mahogany Shell
    • 4-Ply Maple Reinforcement Hoop (Batter Only)
    • 45-Degree Batter Edge, 35-Degree Snare Edge
    • Extra Air Venting
    • Staggered Tuning Lugs
    • Versatile, Dry Sound
  • Item Details

    The Mapex 14" x 4-5/8" Black Panther Versatus Russ Miller Snare Drum gets its name from the Latin word for 'versatility'. The maple/mahogany hybrid shell makes plenty of sound with a bright attack (maple), while staying dry and sounding great tuned low (mahogany).

    Uniquely, this drum features a 4-ply maple reinforcement ring on the batter side only, giving you what is effectively an 11-ply shell level of power without deadening the sound too much.

    Russ spent a lot of time chipping away at different depths, finally arriving at 4-5/8" for a puffy, fat feel. This depth gives it a very wide tuning range, helped out by staggered tuning lugs.

    A 45-degree bearing edge on the batter side keeps the batter head ringing long and true, while a more rounded 35-degree edge on the snare side helps to eliminate unwanted high overtones that can often be heard through the snare wires.

    Extra air venting helps dry up the resonance of the shell and gives the drum a particularly friendly feel in the hands during a performance.

    As final touches, this drum also features a beautiful Transparent Cherry over Burl Finish, black brushed chrome hardware, and Puresound 16-Strand Custom Series Snare Wires.

  • Specifications

    Name Mapex 14" x 4 5/8" Black Panther Versatus Russ Miller Snare Drum
    Brand Mapex
    Model # BPMH445LRCY
    UPC Code [Error processing dynamic tag getCurrentAttribute('item', 'upccode') : record invtpart 123420 not found]
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    SeriesBlack Panther
    MaterialMahogany, Maple
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    Depth4 5/8"
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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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