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Mapex MPX Maple 14×5.5″ Snare Drum – Transparent Midnight Black w/ Black Hardware

Mapex MPX Maple 14×5.5″ Snare Drum – Transparent Midnight Black w/ Black Hardware



Mapex are an American drum company well known for quality at all price points from beginner to pros. Their Black Panther snare drums are legendary amongst professional drummers. MPX is their entry level range of snare drums. Ideal for drummers looking for a low cost upgrade, each of these snares cost less than £100 and theres a whole range of sounds to choose from.

These drums really are great value for money and are probably the cheapest snare drums you can buy that actually sound like a drum. Every MPX drum comes with Remo heads supplied which makes a huge difference to how it sounds out of the box and means you won’t have to immediately replace the heads.

Every Mapex MPX snare also features fully adjustable snare wires so that you can get it sounding exactly the way you want. This might seem like a small feature, but poorly adjusted snare wires are often what make cheap snare drums sound bad.

As they are designed and built in the same factory as Mapex’s legendary high end Saturn kits you can be assured they are built with the same quality control and standards in mind.

The Mapex Mapex MPX Maple 14×5.5″ Snare Drum is warm, woody and versatile. It is capable of generating a deep punch when tuned low and a sharp crack when tuned high. Maple is a favourite wood of high end drum makers because of the warm tonality it generates. The Transparent Midnight Black finish with matching black hardware and hoops makes this a very cool looking drum.

Shell: 6.5mm Maple

Finish: Transparent Midnight Black

Hardware: Black

Remo Heads

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Availability: Available to order

Estimated delivery by 01/07/2021


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