AS 16 1305 TI SDW

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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 16 1305 TI SDW

The main feature of this Artist Snare Drum is the massive 27ply (and hence 26 mm thick) beechwood shell, this gives the snare a "hefty" sound. It is deep, with lots of "bottom", and yet transparent. Well suited for funk, fusion, jungle or electronic beats.


shell hardware finishchrome plated
item nameSnare Drum
shell materialBeech
shell constructionMedium
lugs configurationTuneSafe
snare strainerDual Glide System (Snare quick release used under license from Dunnett US patent 7745712)
item descriptionAS 16 1305 TI SDW
snare wire wires18 brass wires
item no.11177631
unit1 piece
shell plies27 plies
shell finish outsideHigh Gloss Tineo
shell size13'' x 5''
shell thickness26 mm
batter headSONOR Medium, coated white, single ply
resonance headSONOR Medium Resonance, smooth clear, single ply
tension rods16 square head screws
bearing edge45°