Yamaha 14"x06" Abs. Hybrid Snare -PWH

Yamaha 14"x06" Absolute Hybrid Maple Snare Drum, Colour: Polar White (PWH), chrome hardware, hybrid shell construction made of maple and wenge wood, 45° bearing edge, 25-strand high carbon steel wire, Hook Lugs, 3,0mm aluminum die-cast hoops, Remo Ambassador drum heads, including brandnew "Q-type" Snare strainer

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Shell Colour White
Sparkle No
Fade No
Surface Texture Of Shells Lacquer, High Gloss
Shell (Material) Maple, Wenge
Die Cast Hoop Yes
Shell Hardware Colour Chrome
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Just an outstanding drum. Sounds and looks fabulous!

Martin9040, 07.11.2014
I've always liked Yamaha's Absolute series drums. I unfortunately had to sell my Beech Custom Absolute snare about 4 years ago, and ever since I've wanted to buy another high-end snare drum. When Yamaha introduced the Absolute Hybrid series at NAMM 2014, I was very excited - I liked the Nouveau lugs and the new hook lugs seem a sensible step forward, and the price is very reasonable for a quality drum.

I ordered the Polar White snare, which is a gorgeous slightly pearlescent off-white colour (much more subtle than the white pearl finish of the Custom Absolute). Everything about the drum screams quality - solid die-cast hoops, chunky smooth (if a little stiff at first) lugs, perfectly cut bearing edges. Yes, they're made in China, but that doesn't mean it has to be bad - China has plenty of highly skilled craftsmen, and this drum series demonstrates that.

The stock heads are... stock heads! Made by Remo, but definitely a step down from their own brand heads. Useful to keep as spares though. I replaced them almost straight away with a CS Dot batter and an Ambassador Hazy reso, and the drum came alive. Huge tuning range, and with the lugs being so solid I've not experienced any tuning drift. 6" is a little deeper than I'm used to in a snare - I'd love to see a 5" - but tuned high it provides plenty of snap, backed up with a warm full tone and plenty of sustain.

No one snare is perfect for everybody, and sometimes different applications require different tones. But as general purpose wood shelled snare drums go, this Yamaha Absolute Hybrid Maple snare ticks all the boxes for me. Recommended!
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Shell Colour: White
Yamaha 14"x06" Abs. Hybrid Snare -PWH
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Yamaha 14"x06" Absolute Hybrid Maple Snare Drum, Colour: Polar White (PWH), chrome hardware, hybrid shell construction made of maple and wenge wood, 45° bearing edge, 25-strand high carbon steel...

  • Shell Colour: White
  • Sparkle: No
  • Fade: No
  • Surface Texture Of Shells: Lacquer, High Gloss
  • Shell (Material): Maple, Wenge
  • Die Cast Hoop: Yes
  • Shell Hardware Colour: Chrome
Yamaha 14"x06" Abs. Hybrid Snare -VN
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Yamaha 14"x06" Absolute Hybrid Maple Snare Drum, AMS1460-VN, Colour: Vintage Natural (VN), chrome hardware, hybrid shell construction made of maple and wenge wood, 45° bearing edge, 25-strand high...

  • Shell Colour: Natural
  • Sparkle: No
  • Fade: No
  • Surface Texture Of Shells: Lacquer, Matt
  • Shell (Material): Maple, Wenge
  • Die Cast Hoop: Yes
  • Shell Hardware Colour: Chrome
Yamaha 14"x06" Abs. Hybrid Snare -WLN
Yamaha 14"x06" Abs. Hybrid Snare -WLN
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Snare Drum Size: 14" x 06", Absolute Hybrid Maple Series, Colour: Classic Walnut (WLN), Hardware: Chrome, Hybrid shell construction made of maple and wenge wood, 45° shell bearing edge, 25-Spiral...

  • Shell Colour: Brown
  • Sparkle: No
  • Fade: No
  • Surface Texture Of Shells: Lacquer, High Gloss
  • Shell (Material): Maple, Wenge
  • Die Cast Hoop: Yes
  • Shell Hardware Colour: Chrome
Yamaha 14"x06" Abs. Hybrid Snare -RAU
Yamaha 14"x06" Abs. Hybrid Snare -RAU
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Snare Drum Size: 14" x 06", Absolute Hybrid Maple Series, Colour: Red Autumn (RAU), Chrome hardware, Hybrid shell construction made of maple and wenge wood, 45° shell bearing edge, 25-Spiral carbon...

  • Shell Colour: Red
  • Sparkle: No
  • Fade: No
  • Surface Texture Of Shells: Lacquer, High Gloss
  • Shell (Material): Maple, Wenge
  • Die Cast Hoop: Yes
  • Shell Hardware Colour: Chrome
Yamaha 14"x06" Abs. Hybrid Snare -SOB
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Yamaha 14"x06" Absolute Hybrid Maple Snare Drum, Colour: Solid Black (SOB), chrome hardware, hybrid shell construction made of maple and wenge wood, 45° bearing edge, 25-strand high carbon steel...

  • Shell Colour: Black
  • Sparkle: No
  • Fade: No
  • Surface Texture Of Shells: Lacquer, High Gloss
  • Shell (Material): Maple, Wenge
  • Die Cast Hoop: Yes
  • Shell Hardware Colour: Chrome
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Snare Drum Size: 14" x 06", Absolute Hybrid Maple Series, Colour: Silver Sparkle (SLS), Chrome hardware, Hybrid shell construction made of maple and wenge wood, 45° shell bearing edge, 25-Spiral...

  • Shell Colour: Silver
  • Sparkle: Yes
  • Fade: No
  • Surface Texture Of Shells: Lacquer, High Gloss
  • Shell (Material): Maple, Wenge
  • Die Cast Hoop: Yes
  • Shell Hardware Colour: Chrome
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