Please note: This item has been on display in our Wembley showroom and may show signs of having been played.
If you haven't seen Van Kleef's gorgeous snares around before, then it's only a matter of time. Created by hand and citing a whole host of some of the planets most prolific drummers on their books - from Chad Smith, Steve Gadd to Thomas Lang and many, many more - VK are one of the best drum-makers emerging from the UK and this snare is a great example of what a fantastic brand they promise to be.
This 14 x 5.5" model has been sublimely created by hand at Alan Van Kleef's Sheffield workshop using stainless steel, one of the most used materials in the drum world. Sought after due to the consistency sound it produces, it provides a flawless and extremely consistent sound - a must have whether you're touring or in the studio.
The overall tone is medium in pitch, making it a very versatile snare in terms of application as it blends very well with almost any genre or style. Powerful in terms of volume with strong high pitched rim-shots, it's an all-rounder, professional standard snare drum.
- 14 x 5.5" dimensions
- 304 Stainless Steel
- 'Straight' stainless steel hoops
- Solid stainless steel single point lugs
- 'V-key' ratchet drum key, housed inside snare strainer
- Laser cut air hole logo
- Puresound snare wires
- Made by hand in Sheffield, UK
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