The Starclassic Maple snare drums combine incredible power with maple's intense and warm tone. Zinc die-cast hoops provide superior high-end "crack" and response.
Hardware: Smoked Black Nickel
Hoop: Die-Cast (10lug)
Starclassic's new strainer uses a "Linear-Drive" system, which we designed to provide greater control of the lever adjustment arm and more precise control of the strainer's deployment motion. Even if you move the arm rapidly, you will not hear the typical "slap" of the wires hitting the bottom head. The strainer movement is designed to work in a true linear motion, similar to the motion found on round-sprocket drum pedals. Most strainers are designed differently and tend to speed up right before the snare wires connect with the snare side head. Also, by tilting the angle of the butt plate 30 degrees, this design holds the snare wire cords or tape more firmly and reduces unnecessary pressure on the strainer and shell.
Super Sensitive Hi-Carbon Snappy Snare
In order to provide a crisper and more sensitive sound, we redesigned our snappy snare using new materials and customizing the shape of the plate and the wire coil's winding pattern. As a result of these modifications, the new Super Sensitive Hi-Carbon Snappy Snare fits closer to the snare side head, providing greater sensitivity and a brighter, crisper sound.
MLS50B Detachable Butt Plate
The MLS50B not only allows subtle snappy snare adjustments, you can change your snare side head without removing the snare wires. Just loosen two screws and the snare wires easily detach from the butt. Reattachment—with your original set-up intact—is just as simple.