Seamless Aluminum

Task-Specific Innovation Just as each player has an individual voice, snare drums speak differently depending on shell type, size, weight, and application. With the latest Free Floating snare models, Pearl’s engineers crafted each to fit a specific task by model.

The 14”x8” Free Floater features a 1.2mm Seamless Aluminum shell with strong lows, smooth mids and sweet highs. It’s the perfect shell for this size and depth.

All Task-Specific Free Floating Snare Drums are equipped with Die-Cast hoops, free floating lugs, chrome hardware, Coated Ambassador batter head and Pearl’s new SR-160F strainer, featuring Pearl’s exclusive Click-Lock system which simultaneously “locks” the snare lever and the tension adjuster to your exact liking. The metal shell drums have a classy brushed finish, while the wood shell drums are finished in Pearl’s exclusive Satin Lacquer natural wood finishes.

Spec/Features

Model  
  • FTAL1480
 
Size  
  • 14”x8”
 
Shell  
  • 1.2mm Seamless Aluminum
 
Lugs  
  • FT-80
 
Rods  
  • 10
 
Tension Rods  
  • SST-5042
 
Strainer  
  • SR-1000F
 
Snares  
  • SN-1420I

Stainless Steel

Task-Specific Innovation Just as each player has an individual voice, snare drums speak differently depending on shell type, size, weight, and application. With the latest Free Floating snare models, Pearl’s engineers crafted each to fit a specific task by model.

Our Task-Specific 14x3.5 Piccolo Free Floaters feature 1.2mm Stainless Steel or 6 ply Birch, both known for their brightness, which complement the the bright, penetrating sound that drummers typically require from their piccolo snares.

All Task-Specific Free Floating Snare Drums are equipped with Die-Cast hoops, free floating lugs, chrome hardware, Coated Ambassador batter head and Pearl’s new SR-160F strainer, featuring Pearl’s exclusive Click-Lock system which simultaneously “locks” the snare lever and the tension adjuster to your exact liking. The metal shell drums have a classy brushed finish, while the wood shell drums are finished in Pearl’s exclusive Satin Lacquer natural wood finishes.

Spec/Features

Specifications

ModelFTSS1435
Size14”x3.5”
ShellDieCast
LugsFT-35
Rods10
Tension RodsSST-5035
StrainerSR-160
SnaresSN-1420I

 

 

Brass

Task-Specific Innovation Just as each player has an individual voice, snare drums speak differently depending on shell type, size, weight, and application. With the latest Free Floating snare models, Pearl’s engineers crafted each to fit a specific task by model.

The 14”x5” Free Floaters feature 1mm Brass or 6 ply Maple shells known for their smooth and even frequency distribution thus making them ideal for all-purpose applications whether live or in the studio.

All Task-Specific Free Floating Snare Drums are equipped with Die-Cast hoops, free floating lugs, chrome hardware, Coated Ambassador batter head and Pearl’s new SR-160F strainer, featuring Pearl’s exclusive Click-Lock system which simultaneously “locks” the snare lever and the tension adjuster to your exact liking. The metal shell drums have a classy brushed finish, while the wood shell drums are finished in Pearl’s exclusive Satin Lacquer natural wood finishes.

Spec/Features

Specifications

Model FTBR1450
Size 14”x5”
Shell 1mm Brass
Hoops MasterCast
Lugs FT-50
Rods 10
Tension Rods SST-5042 Stainless Steel
Strainer SR-160
Snares SN-1420I

Phosphor Bronze

Task-Specific Innovation Just as each player has an individual voice, snare drums speak differently depending on shell type, size, weight, and application. With the latest Free Floating snare models, Pearl’s engineers crafted each to fit a specific task by model.

14”x6.5” Free Floating Snare Drums are equipped with 1.2mm Phosphor Bronze or 6 ply Maple with an inner ply of African Mahogany. Both are ideally suited to produce lower fundamental tones befitting this drum’s depth.

All Task-Specific Free Floating Snare Drums are equipped with Die-Cast hoops, free floating lugs, chrome hardware, Coated Ambassador batter head and Pearl’s new SR-160F strainer, featuring Pearl’s exclusive Click-Lock system which simultaneously “locks” the snare lever and the tension adjuster to your exact liking. The metal shell drums have a classy brushed finish, while the wood shell drums are finished in Pearl’s exclusive Satin Lacquer natural wood finishes.

Spec/Features

Specifications

ModelFTPB1465
Size14”x6.5”
Shell1.2mm Bronze
LugsFT-65
Rods10
Tension RodsT-065
StrainerSR-160
SnaresSN-1420I

Birch

Task-Specific Innovation Just as each player has an individual voice, snare drums speak differently depending on shell type, size, weight, and application. With the latest Free Floating snare models, Pearl’s engineers crafted each to fit a specific task by model.

Our Task-Specific 14x3.5 Piccolo Free Floaters feature 1.2mm Stainless Steel or 6 ply Birch, both known for their brightness, which complement the the bright, penetrating sound that drummers typically require from their piccolo snares.

All Task-Specific Free Floating Snare Drums are equipped with Die-Cast hoops, free floating lugs, chrome hardware, Coated Ambassador batter head and Pearl’s new SR-160F strainer, featuring Pearl’s exclusive Click-Lock system which simultaneously “locks” the snare lever and the tension adjuster to your exact liking. The metal shell drums have a classy brushed finish, while the wood shell drums are finished in Pearl’s exclusive Satin Lacquer natural wood finishes.

Spec/Features

Specifications

ModelFTBB1435
Size14”x3.5”
Shell6-ply 5.4mm Birch
LugsFT-35
Rods10
Tension RodsSST-5035
StrainerSR-160
SnaresSN-1420I

Maple

Task-Specific Innovation Just as each player has an individual voice, snare drums speak differently depending on shell type, size, weight, and application. With the latest Free Floating snare models, Pearl’s engineers crafted each to fit a specific task by model.

The 14”x5” Free Floaters feature 1mm Brass or 6 ply Maple shells known for their smooth and even frequency distribution thus making them ideal for all-purpose applications whether live or in the studio.

All Task-Specific Free Floating Snare Drums are equipped with Die-Cast hoops, free floating lugs, chrome hardware, Coated Ambassador batter head and Pearl’s new SR-160F strainer, featuring Pearl’s exclusive Click-Lock system which simultaneously “locks” the snare lever and the tension adjuster to your exact liking. The metal shell drums have a classy brushed finish, while the wood shell drums are finished in Pearl’s exclusive Satin Lacquer natural wood finishes.

Spec/Features

Specifications

ModelFTMM1450
Size14”x5”
Shell6-ply 7.5mm Maple
#321 Satin Maple
LugsFT-50
Rods10
Tension RodsSST-5042
StrainerSR-160
SnaresSN-1420I

Maple/Mahogany

Task-Specific Innovation Just as each player has an individual voice, snare drums speak differently depending on shell type, size, weight, and application. With the latest Free Floating snare models, Pearl’s engineers crafted each to fit a specific task by model.

14”x6.5” Free Floating Snare Drums are equipped with 1.2mm Phosphor Bronze or 6 ply Maple with an inner ply of African Mahogany. Both are ideally suited to produce lower fundamental tones befitting this drum’s depth.

All Task-Specific Free Floating Snare Drums are equipped with Die-Cast hoops, free floating lugs, chrome hardware, Coated Ambassador batter head and Pearl’s new SR-160F strainer, featuring Pearl’s exclusive Click-Lock system which simultaneously “locks” the snare lever and the tension adjuster to your exact liking. The metal shell drums have a classy brushed finish, while the wood shell drums are finished in Pearl’s exclusive Satin Lacquer natural wood finishes. 

Model  
  • FTMMH1465
 
Size  
  • 14”x6.5”
 
Shell  
  • 6-ply 7.5mm Maple/African Mahogany
  • #322 Satin Mahogany on Maple finish
 
Lugs  
  • FT-65
 
Rods  
  • 10
 
Tension Rods  
  • T-060
 
Strainer  
  • SR-1000F
 
Snares  
  • SN-1420I

Mahogany

Task-Specific Innovation Just as each player has an individual voice, snare drums speak differently depending on shell type, size, weight, and application. With the latest Free Floating snare models, Pearl’s engineers crafted each to fit a specific task by model.

14”x6.5” Free Floating Snare Drums are equipped with 1.2mm Phosphor Bronze or 6 ply Maple with an inner ply of African Mahogany. Both are ideally suited to produce lower fundamental tones befitting this drum’s depth.

All Task-Specific Free Floating Snare Drums are equipped with Die-Cast hoops, free floating lugs, chrome hardware, Coated Ambassador batter head and Pearl’s new SR-160F strainer, featuring Pearl’s exclusive Click-Lock system which simultaneously “locks” the snare lever and the tension adjuster to your exact liking. The metal shell drums have a classy brushed finish, while the wood shell drums are finished in Pearl’s exclusive Satin Lacquer natural wood finishes.

Spec/Features

Model  
  • FTMH1480
 
Size  
  • 14”x8”
 
Shell  
  • 8-ply 10mm African Mahogany
  • #324 Satin Red Mahogany
 
Lugs  
  • FT-80
 
Rods  
  • 10
 
Tension Rods  
  • SST-5042
 
Strainer  
  • SR-1000F
 
Snares  
  • SN-1420I

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