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NAMM 2017: New Black Panther, Armory snares and Saturn V kits from Mapex

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Out Now

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Drums

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Mapex

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http://mapexdrums.com/us/

Laura  Barnes
NAMM 2017: New Black Panther, Armory snares and Saturn V kits from Mapex

There are three new models to the Black Panther snare range.

Mapex has unveiled a host of new snare models as well as new-look Saturn V Touring drum kits.

First up, the new Black Panther Design Lab snare drum selection features three models. The BP Design Lab Cherry Bomb features 8mm (8-Ply) Cherry Wood Shell with 45 degree Soniclear bearing edges on the Batter side and Resonant Side, and 2.7mm deep, 5.5” Snare bed graduation for a dry, articulate & controlled snare tone.

It comes in two sizes: 13”x5.5” (RRP £455.00) and 14”x6” (RRP £455.99).

Next in the BP range is the Heartbreaker – a 14”x6” snare with an 8mm Mahogany (8-Ply) shell and 2.7mm deep, 5.5” Snare bed graduation for a dry, articulate & controlled snare tone. It has Black Panther Crown Lugs, Sonic Saver Hoops and a price tag of £539.99.

Last is the BP series is the new Equinox 14”x5” snare, which has a 6mm Maple (6-ply) shell and offers a articulate, bright and classic tone. The Equinox is priced at £599.99.

As well as the Black Panther Design Lab series, Mapex has introduced the new Armory Series Snare SABRE. 

This 14”x5.5” snare comes with a 6.15mm Maple/Walnut Hybrid (7-Ply) shell, 45 degree Soniclear bearing edges on the top & bottom, Black Widow Finish?Armory through lugs and 2.3mm powerhoops.

The Armory Series Snare SABRE has an RRP of £239.99.

Along with its new snares, Mapex has given its Saturn V drum kit a revamp.

The new Tour Edition features Saturn Maple/Walnut hybrid shells combined with a new selection of ‘classic’ finish designs.

All kits are supplied as 3 piece, 1 up 1 down shell packs with 10” toms, 14” and 18” floors and 14x6” snares. There are three sized available with the following prices:

20” set – £1,199.99
22” set – £1,259.99
24” set – £1,319.99

Keep up to date with all the latest NAMM 2017 news here.

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