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The very best snares

The exclusive SONOR Artist Snare series combines the experience of the world’s most talented drummers with SONOR’s vast percussion instrument manufacturing expertise. This partnership has produced unparalleled snare drum models which meet even the most stringent demands.

From brass to steel or bronze, from maple to beech and birch, each and every Artist Snare Drum is a masterpiece in its own right. During the development process, design is as integral to the final product as sound quality. This attention to detail gives each Artist Snare Drum its own unmistakable character.

See for yourself on the following pages, or visit your SONOR instrument dealer to experience the tremendous quality of SONOR Artist Snares.

AS 12 1307 AM

The latest addition to the Artist Snare programme is the highly select 13" x 7" Amboina Snare. Constructed using a Heavy Maple shell, this snare drum embodies true perfection, only found in SONOR’s superb quality construction. The sound ranges from sensitive moments to brute force – characterizing this all-around instrument with soft, warm tone in the lower pitches along with balanced mediums and highs. Using one of the finest burl wood veneers (Amboina) combined with 24k gold-plated fittings, this snare drum’s look is breathtaking.

Specifications

shell hardware finishgold plated 24 carat
item nameSnare Drum
seriesArtist
shell materialMaple
shell constructionHeavy
lugs configurationTuneSafe
snare strainerDual Glide System (Snare quick release used under license from Dunnett US patent 7745712)
item descriptionAS 12 1307 AM SDW
snare wire wires1 x SW 1318 MS 06, 13'', 18 brass wires 0,6 mm
item no.11176709
unit1 piece
shell plies12 plies
shell finish outsideHigh Gloss Amboina 30009
shell size13'' x 7''
shell thickness8 mm
batter headSONOR Medium, coated white, single ply
resonance headSONOR Medium Resonance, smooth clear, single ply
hoop2,3 mm Power Hoop, Steel
tension rods16 square head screws
bearing edge45°