Prove­nance Drums PEGU snare

£1,799 www.prove­nance­drums.com

Rhythm - - BEAT! -

As our monthly Vin­tage fea­ture at­tests, we love a drum with an in­ter­est­ing back-story. As it turns out, so does Bri­tish drum builder Prove­nance. Take this 14"x7" PEGU snare for in­stance.The 12mm stave shell is made from Burmese teak that was sal­vaged from the wreck of SS Pegu in 2011.The ship was steam­ing to­wards the French front­line in 1917 when it was sunk by a Ger­man U-boat off the coast of Ire­land. Com­plet­ing this sto­ried drum is eight tube lugs, a Dun­nett R4 strainer and butt end, 45° rounded bear­ing edges and vin­tage ra­diused snare beds, Pure­sound Cus­tom 16-strand wires, plus Remo Fi b er sky n Diploma t bat­ter and Am­bas­sador clear snare side heads.

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