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    Product Description

    Replacing your drum heads is a great way to restore the sound of drums that have lost their punch and give new power to your kit. Improving your drums' sound can make a huge difference to your play. Whether your kit is fresh out of the box or practically antique a new set of heads that are designed for your style can really increase the quality of your tone.

    Here's what Remo have to say about this head

    The industry leaders for drum heads, Remo sure know what they're doing and the Pinstripe is one of their most popular lines, for obvious reasons. The tone is very bright witha "fat" tone, great durability and because it's Remo you know it's made of quality plastic that will outlast lesser brands.

    A standard of the industry, Hazy Ambassador® heads are medium-weight heads made with a single-ply 3-mil Mylar® film to produce an open, bright, and resonant sound with plenty of attack. Hazy Ambassador® heads accentuate snare drum response and give a classic look to snare drums.

    Specifications

    • Type: Tom
    • Diameter: 14"
    • Finish: Clear
    • Skin type: 1 ply 3 Mil Mylar
    • Ported: No
    • Dotted: No

    Basic Guide to heads

    There are 2 kinds of head on each drum. The side that you hit is the batter head while the bottom skin is a resonant head.They come in single- or two-ply (1 or 2 layers of material) construction in a variety of materials and finishes.

    You get an increased resonance and sustain with one-ply heads, while heavy hitting music can sound better on the heavier double-ply heads.

    Skin Thickness

    The drum head's thickness is another thing to consider. Thinner, single layer heads have a sensitive response, with bright, resonant sound and complex overtones.

    Thicker single-ply heads are more durable and have a higher tuning range with less sustain and more attack than thinner heads.

    Two-ply heads have less attack and a quicker decay for a focused tone. They can take a serious pounding so if you're slamming away with a double pedal this might be your best choice.

    Dotted heads

    Some batter heads have a dot affixed to the top or bottom of the head to muffle excess ring. This gives you a more focused, drier sound. Some players still put a line of duct tape on to achieve this same effect but the results are unpredictable and it really spoils the look of the kit.

    Note: If you use brushes you're going to want to stick with heads using dots on the head's underside to avoid snagging a bristle.

    Coated heads

    Drum heads with a white or black coating give a subtle muffling effect. Some have internal sound rings embedded around their outer perimeter to control excess ring.

    Many jazz drummers put clear heads on the toms and a classic white-coated head on the snare drum, as the texture of a coated snare head sounds better with brushes. The bottom head on the snare drum is known as the snare-side head, a transparent, extra-thin head that maximizes response to the snare wires.

    Bass Drum heads

    Bass drum heads can include an internal dampening system on the batter head to provide a controlled sound and a port hole for improved tone and to make it easy to fit a mic. Port hole protector rings are also available to prevent your drum head from ripping or denting when fitting a mic.

    Specifications
    Diameter
    14"
    Trade Doubler Group ID
    13360
    Head Finish
    Clear
    Brand
    Remo
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    Customer Reviews

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    Mr Phillip Thorpe26th Feb 2022

    Value 5Looks 5Durability 5Sound 5

    Trusted Customer3rd Jun 2021

    Looks 4Durability 4Sound 4

    Mr Richard Steel13th Mar 2019

    So far so good, not used for long yet

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