1ply Oak Snare Drum




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High Edge Hoop / 8
Vintage Snare Wire [CPSL-14DR]
1ply Oak 4.5mm w / R.F
Smoked Oak Oil

1ply Oak Snare Drum

White Oak is very familiar to drummers as a material for drumsticks. The primary characteristics of oak are its hardness and resilience. The unique combination of hardness and density provides superior projection. The sound has a perfect balance of both high and low end frequencies. The White Oaks snare drum gives a unique sound – powerful tone and projection.

1ply Oak Snare Drum SSOA-1455

1ply Oak Snare Drum Snare Wire
Vintage Snare Wire [CPSL-14DR]
brings out the potential of your snare drum and allows you to express more with pianissimo sound.
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1ply Oak Snare Drum Bolt Tight
Bolt Tight
Makes the Tension Rods Smoother. No More Loose Tension Rods. No More Unwanted Overtones. More Overall Tones from Drums.
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1ply Oak Snare Drum Hoop
High Edge Hoop
With a height of 20.5mm these hoops offer direct sound projection and focused sound. These hoops will respond to different stick positions to produce a wide variety of rim shot sounds.

1ply Oak Snare Drum Shell
1ply Oak 4.5mm with Reinforcement
1ply Oak Snare Drum Strainer
Snare Wire Strainer
A nylon nut is built in the strainer switch CSA-20S.
Canopus’ switch is so designed to prevent “loosening of snare wire” during the performance by creating moderate friction on the tension adjustment dial by the torque controlled nylon nut.

What is 1ply Series?

When we look back on the history of snare drums we see a transition of crafting techniques. From hollowed one piece shell, to 1 ply shell, to plywood shell with reinforcement, plywood shell without reinforcement, and then block shell construction. Though this transition was in the pursuit of efficiency, each method of construction has resulted in a different sound.

Through Canopus’ research into the various combinations of materials, number of plies, and reinforcement we have continued to introduce a variety of new drums.

With the Zelkova snare drum Canopus has presented the ultimate sound for a one piece, hollowed shell. The notable characteristics of a 1-ply shell are a deep sound and pure tone. It has been a new challenge for Canopus to take advantage of these qualities and create new instruments displaying the diverse sound character of different wood materials.

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