Yamaha Recording Custom Steel Snare Drum 14'' x 5.5''

£409.00 RRP £452.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Product Ref: 69139

  • Powerful Cut and Distinctive Rimshot
  • 2.3mm Dyna Hoop
  • Newly Designed One-Piece Lug Nut
  • 1.2mm Stainless Steel Shell
  • Remo Drum Heads

Yamaha Recording Custom Steel Snare Drum 14'' x 5.5''

The Recording Custom Stainless Steel Snare Drum from Yamaha was designed in collaboration with legendary drummer and Yamaha artist Steve Gabb to reintroduce their recording custom series with modern technology and the latest innovations for optimizing its sound. Possessing precision-machined lug nuts, Remo heads, Q type and DC3 type strainers and an outward centre bead, Yamaha’s Recording Custom Snare Drum is an excellent addition to any drummer wanting to fully utilize their recording custom drum kit.

Product Ref: 69139

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Stainless Steel Snare Drum

The recording custom snare drum is constructed out of stainless steel to deliver an overly bright tone that has a powerful cut that can penetrate the high frequencies and allowing for it to cut through loud music. The steel also provides an excellently long sustain to help create a big tone and provides the snare drum with a distinctive rimshot sound that is satisfyingly sharp and is excellent for any player that use many rimshots.

Lug Nut, Centre Bead, and Strainer

Yamaha’s recording custom snare drum features a one-piece lug nut that has been precision-machined to provide a noise-free control and allow for a high tension with the snare wires to add some weight in order to enhance the snares subtle low frequencies ad offer great sensitivity and dynamics. The snare also possesses an outward centre bead to give the drum even more open sounds and excellent articulations, along with a Q type strainer to add some robustness to the drum and keep it all stable, with the ability to make any adjustments or replacements.


  • Shell: Stainless Steel
  • Shell Thickness: 1.2mm
  • Strainer (Butt Side): DC3 Type
  • Strainer (Release Side): Q Type
  • Bottom Head: Remo: Snare Ambassador
  • Batter Head: Remo: Coated Ambassador
  • Lug: Newly Designed One-Piece
  • Centre Bead: Outward
  • Snare Wire: 20 Strand
  • Hoop: 2.3mm Dyna
  • Snare Bed: 2.4mm
  • Bearing Edge: 45"
  • Diameter: 14"
  • Depth: 5.5"


  • Steve Gadd Signature 10-Strand Snare Wires