Pearl Chad Smith Limited 14'' x 6.5'' Free Floating Snare

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Product Ref: 58434

  • Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) Signature
  • Innovative Free Floating Design, Limited Edition
  • Interchangeable Brass/Steel Shell Rings
  • Stainless Steel Rods, FT-65 Lugs
  • Die Cast Hoops, SN-1420I Snares

Pearl Chad Smith Limited 14'' x 6.5'' Free Floating Snare

The Pearl Chad Smith Limited Edition Free Floating Snare Drum offers innovative design and build to allow for an interchangeable Steel/Brass shell to provide bright and articulate tones with plenty of body. Measuring at 14 x 6.5 Inch the Free Floating snare offers die cast hoops and FT-65 lugs with no shell contact for a super resonant tone. The Chad Smith Free Floating Snare is great for Red Hot Chili Peppers enthusiasts but is also a fantastic all around rock snare drum.

Product Ref: 58434

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Interchangeable Brass/Steel Rings

The innovative free floating system incorporated on the Limited Edition Chad Smith snare allows versatile and inconceivable tonal options due to the three brass and steel cast rings. With two, 3mm brass rings and one steel you can switch the positioning via the interchangeable design to allow a variety of tones making it perfect for a range of styles. This unique design also allows for total resonance freedom as no hardware is directly attached to the 3 tone rings.

About Chad Smith

Chad Smith is the world renowned drummer for American rock band the Red Hot Chili Peppers and has spent over 30 years performing, recording and experimenting with drums. With unique funk accents to his playing and an iconic popping snare tone the Limited Edition Free Floating Snare provides Chad's signature sound and flavour in an attractive natural finish.


  • Shell Material: 3mm Brass / 3mm Steel / 3mm Brass
  • Snare Dimensions: 142 x 6.5"
  • Hoops: Die Cast (DC-1410/1410S)
  • Lugs: FT-65
  • Rods: 10
  • Tension Rods: Stainless Steel (SST-5047)
  • Strainer: SR-1000F
  • Snares: SN-1420I
  • Finish: Clear Lacquer