Mapex Armory Tomahawk 14x5.5 Snare Drum

Our thoughts: What struck us about the Mapex Armory range was it's ability to mimic higher end kit tones at a much lower price point. This Tomahawk 14x5.5 is no exception. It has a focused brightness that are topped off with sensible overtones brought about with the 2.3 triple flanged power hoops. It has controlled articulation with rimshots that will make you spill tomato sauce on your clean white shirt.

The verdict: It doesn't get much better than this for the price. If you're after an an articulate snare with plenty of aggression, this is for you!

Type: Snare Drums
Manufacturer: Mapex Drums
Series: Armory
Model: Tomahawk

Size: 14" Diameter / 5.5" Depth
Shell: Hammered steel
Current Setup:
Ludwig WeatherMaster CT Batter db-750 Medium (Top)
Remo UT Clear (Bottom)
Unbranded 20 Strand Snare Wires
Well suited to: Rock, Metal, Funk, Punk, Alternative

From Mapex: 

Made with a 1mm stainless steel shell, the Tomahawk has penetrating accuracy and long range projection. The focused power of its rimshot is devastating!

Features:

  • A Stainless Steel Shell with Rounded 45 Degree bearing edge which delivers a focused brightness with plenty of volume
  • SONIClear(TM) Bearing Edges (standard on all Armory wood shell models) allowing all drumheads to sit flat and tune effortlessly and respond with a stronger fundamental pitch
  • Precision tooled solid steel Armory Tube Lugs deliver greater tuning accuracy and shell stability while giving the drum an elegant yet modern appearance
  • 14" x 5.5", 1.0mm Steel Shell

    Mapex Armory Tomahawk 14x5.5 Snare Drum

    $225.00
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    Mapex Armory Tomahawk 14x5.5 Snare Drum

    $225.00
    $225.00

    Our thoughts: What struck us about the Mapex Armory range was it's ability to mimic higher end kit tones at a much lower price point. This Tomahawk 14x5.5 is no exception. It has a focused brightness that are topped off with sensible overtones brought about with the 2.3 triple flanged power hoops. It has controlled articulation with rimshots that will make you spill tomato sauce on your clean white shirt.

    The verdict: It doesn't get much better than this for the price. If you're after an an articulate snare with plenty of aggression, this is for you!

    Type: Snare Drums
    Manufacturer: Mapex Drums
    Series: Armory
    Model: Tomahawk

    Size: 14" Diameter / 5.5" Depth
    Shell: Hammered steel
    Current Setup:
    Ludwig WeatherMaster CT Batter db-750 Medium (Top)
    Remo UT Clear (Bottom)
    Unbranded 20 Strand Snare Wires
    Well suited to: Rock, Metal, Funk, Punk, Alternative

    From Mapex: 

    Made with a 1mm stainless steel shell, the Tomahawk has penetrating accuracy and long range projection. The focused power of its rimshot is devastating!

    Features:

    • A Stainless Steel Shell with Rounded 45 Degree bearing edge which delivers a focused brightness with plenty of volume
    • SONIClear(TM) Bearing Edges (standard on all Armory wood shell models) allowing all drumheads to sit flat and tune effortlessly and respond with a stronger fundamental pitch
    • Precision tooled solid steel Armory Tube Lugs deliver greater tuning accuracy and shell stability while giving the drum an elegant yet modern appearance
    • 14" x 5.5", 1.0mm Steel Shell