Canopus  |  SKU: HS-1480

Canopus Zelkova Snare Drum 14x8

$2,212.91

Specs

  • Brand: Canopus
  • Series: Zelkova
  • Snare size: 14x8
  • Snare-shell: Zelkova

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When I pitched the idea to the folks at Canopus, they were hesitant at first. I figured it wasn't going to happen. Several months later, I received an email from them saying how amazed they were at the sound, and that they wanted to do it! The end result is this masterpiece; truly one of the finest snare drums I have ever played. It's so remarkably sensitive, and absolutely cracking when it needs to be. Canopus outdid themselves with this one.

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The Definitive Boutique Snare Drum!

The one, the only, the flagship of Canopus Drums - The Zelkova. This magnificent snare drum is equal parts genius, eccentricity, opulence and madness. Each Zelkova shell is HOLLOWED FROM A STUMP of precious 200 year old Zelkova wood, also called Akagi or "red wood." The wood is then seasoned naturally for 3 YEARS and treated to reduce the moisture content down to 9 percent. Canopus has perfected this process, and the result is nothing short of miraculous. Believe the hype. Fun fact - The idea for an 8-inch deep Zelkova was conceived at the Drum Center of Portsmouth!

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Canopus Zelkova Snare Drum 14x8
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Canopus Zelkova Snare Drum 14x8

$2,212.91

The Definitive Boutique Snare Drum!

The one, the only, the flagship of Canopus Drums - The Zelkova. This magnificent snare drum is equal parts genius, eccentricity, opulence and madness. Each Zelkova shell is HOLLOWED FROM A STUMP of precious 200 year old Zelkova wood, also called Akagi or "red wood." The wood is then seasoned naturally for 3 YEARS and treated to reduce the moisture content down to 9 percent. Canopus has perfected this process, and the result is nothing short of miraculous. Believe the hype. Fun fact - The idea for an 8-inch deep Zelkova was conceived at the Drum Center of Portsmouth!

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