We start at the heart of the HYBRID X-tend, a 7-ply Maple shell kick drum measuring 22” in diameter, with a depth of 18”, and fitted with 20 lugs, and the double tom holder & mount. Utilizing Canadian Maple in these cross-laminated, tension-free shells with a 45 degree bearing edge results in an uncompromisingly rich and warm tone with a healthy dose of low-end punch! The mids and highs are well balanced, making the 22” x 18” kick drum capable of delivering a powerful performance in the studio or live on stage.
For the toms and floor toms, Sonor found the perfect combination of preferable, on-trend short-sizing and desired sound characteristics when using the 6-ply birch shell. The four drums contained in the HYBRID X-tend shell package incorporate Sonor’s 6-ply, cross-laminate, tension-free birch shells cut with a 45 degree bearing edge to produce a hefty, yet dynamic sound. The accentuated highs, balanced mid-range and clear-defined lows result in great projection that cuts through to be heard in the mix! The two rack toms feature Sonor’s T.A.R. (Total Acoustic Resonance) mounting system. The short-depth dimensions give all of the toms a controlled tone for ease of tuning and the added options for ergonomic placement in the set-up. PLUS – we enhanced the tom sound even further by adding Remo’s pinstripe heads on top!
Featured sizes are:
Tom 1: 10” diameter x 6.5” depth mounted on Sonor’s vibration-free T.A.R. System.
Tom 2: 12” diameter x 7” depth mounted on Sonor’s vibration-free T.A.R. System.
Floor Tom 1: 14” diameter x 12” depth with legs.
Floor Tom 2: 16” diameter x 14” depth with legs.
Completing the HYBRID X-tend shell set, Sonor have included a 14” thick 8.75mm Beech wood shell snare drum with an outer Maple layer measuring 6” in depth for un-matched tone, power and clarity. Featuring 2.3mm power hoops, 10 double-lugs and a smooth-running snare action strainer, we then added a layer of Maple to the outside of the shell to maintain consistency in the immaculate transparent finish.