Verse 6.5×14 Beaded Black Nickel Brass Snare Drum


  • 6.5×14 beaded black nickel brass shell
  • 3.5″ tube lugs
  • 2.3mm triple flanged hoops
  • Trick or Inde throw depending on hardware color
  • 25-strand German snare wires
  • 10-lug construction for max versatility
  • Evans HD Dry coated batter head
  • Evans 300 snare side head
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We call it the Verse because its essential to what we do every time we sit behind the kit.  Made from a black nickel brass 6.5×14 snare shell with a center bead, tube lugs and all the upgrades.  Trick throw, 25-strand German snare wires, Evans HD Dry coated batter head, Evans 300 snare side head, 2.3mm triple flanged hoops.  Our aim here is to create the snare drum that you can use for anything.  From a Sunday morning church gathering in a gym to a rock concert at the local venue on a Friday night.  Those warm, darker tones, with plenty of articulation and responsiveness can cut through any mix at any venue.  Tune it high, medium, or low.  Play it at church, in a venue, or at the studio.  Pure versatility and great tone in a semi-custom package.  Choose your hardware and throw color, without having to pay custom prices.

This snare drum comes as a 10-lug construction to make it as versatile as possible.  For a drum this size, we find that 10 lugs gives you the perfect tuning range while still keeping the drum versatile so you can tune it low or crank it high.  If for some reason you are wanting this drum in an 8-lug or 12-lug construction, we can do that for you.  Please contact us and we can get you set up for a separate invoice since the charge will be $50 more.

Chrome and black hardware configurations come with a Trick 3-position radial throw and butt plate while brass hardware comes with an Inde throw and butt plate.

Our drums are all semi-custom, letting you choose options for hardware and finishes.  Because of this all of our drums have a build time of 3-5 weeks.  We do everything possible to get drums built and sent your way quickly but please keep in mind that we are a small shop and we process builds in the order they are received.  Occasionally, we have some of our best-selling models on hand and can process orders quicker than normal.  Please contact us to see what we have on hand and ready if you’re in need of a rush order.

Flat rate shipping of $45 per order for all US customers.  Order multiple drums and save since the flat rate is order based and will not change based on number of drums in your order.  We offer free shipping for orders placed by churches and schools of ministry.  For this option please contact us and we will supply you with a free shipping code once we have confirmed you in our system.  Must be shipped to the church address listed online, no exceptions.

See this drum in action (headphones on for better sound quality please):

Additional information

Weight 15 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 16 × 10 in
Hardware Color

Chrome w/ Trick Throw, Black w/ Trick Throw, Brass w/ Inde Throw, Satin w/ Trick Throw (+25)