Designed by Craig Blundell, the Black Panther Design Lab "Machine" snare, is crafted with a Maple/Walnut shell delivering a warm and modern sound. Special "gated" Equalizer Puresound snares create a unique clarity and the staggered lugs provide a wide tuning range with powerful projection. The Machine articulates a progressive, dynamic sound with a dark punch and drive.
The Machine is fitted with Mapex's proprietary Sonic Saver hoops, a middle ground between triple-flange and die-cast. They’re made from steel that’s folded inward for a round shape instead of a flat flange. Sonic Savers control the tone for a drier sound than triple-flange, but they don’t deaden the drum the way die-cast hoops can. They also reduce wear on the drum and sticks. The result is a focused snare with clean, punchy rim shots every time.
- The Maple and Walnut shell delivers a warm modern sound.
- Sound Concept: Dark, Driving, Articulate
- 4 Air Vent Holes (Quadrant)
- 45˚ SONIClear Batter Side, 35˚SONIClear Snare Side
- SAS0 Satin Natural over Walnut
- Staggered Locking I-Lugs
- Sonic Saver Hoops
- Batter: Aquarian Hi-Energy
- Resonant: Aquarian Classic Clear Snare
- Puresound E1416 Equalizer Series - 16 Strand
- Trick Multi Step Throwoff
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