New Shaw Snare Wires & Bolts

Friday, April 29th, 2016

The snare wire is a vital part of the sound of the snare drum.  We at Shaw have spent a great deal of time examining all available snare wires from early 1960′s production models onwards, researching all aspects from materials to spiral diameter and a pitch.  We finally settled on our optimum design fror these snare wires.

Shaw Snare wires have bronze endplates for resonance and strength. Suitable for tape or string mounting (tapes included). Raised string guide to ensure that the plate sits flat. The end of the plate is also reinforced where the tape is tensioned for added strength but without compromising plate thickness. Uses 0.5mm wire with a spiral repeat of 1.35mm.  Available in sizes 10″ – 14″ 20 strand, and 14″ 42 strand, display packaged

Shaw also now produce bright chromed tuning or tension bolts/rods. These are currently available in 35mm, 42mm, 52mm, 65mm, 75mm & 105mm. They come in packs of 5 with metal washers included. Metal, white nylon and black nylon washers also available.

Snare wires and tuning bolts.

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Shaw Pro-Series Bronze endplate range offer added resonance and strength. Featuring a raised string guide to ensure that the plate sits flat, the end of the plate is also reinforced where the tape is tensioned, for added strength – but without compromising plate thickness. This results in better sensitivity. 0.5mm wire with a spiral repeat of 1.35mm, available in sizes 10″ 12”, 13” & 14″ 20 strand, and 14″ 42 strand,

Shaw standard all steel range are available in 10″, 12″ & 13″ 20 strand, and 14″ 16, 20 and 42 strand versions. Both ranges are suitable for tape or string mounting. Webbing mounting straps are included with all models.

 

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