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Old 02-01-2009, 07:52 PM
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Default Re: A Household Name: Meazzi Hollywood

Now that's NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!! I always liked Meazzi... always thought they were way ahead of their time. Innovators!! What is the make up of this model snare? Oops!... I just saw your other post that goes into a bit of detail. TWO plies? Really? Gotta have rings, no? The hoops "look" like cast... are they?

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Old 02-01-2009, 09:08 PM
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Default Re: A Household Name: Meazzi Hollywood

That is really cool! The wrap looks like a Strata type that Ludwig used on the Standards. The rim clips look similar to Zickos. VERY cool drum!
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Old 02-02-2009, 12:15 AM
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Default Re: Meazzi Hollywood Snare Drum

She's very interesting. Sounds damn good, too. The shell structure is odd..I could only describe it as:

a thin veneer ply of maple over a single-ply steambent maple shell.

I wonder what the intent was (?)

The rims are totally cast...heavy mo-fo's...makes vintage Slingy sticksavers feel like feathers in comparison.

Yes, Tommy...I agree...Meazzi did some very creative things with their drums. Kinda cool...you gotta like pushin' the envelope a bit, having some fun.

Tympani floor toms, hinged lugs and the like.....hehehe....
 


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