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Yamaha 14" x 5.5" Steve Gadd Signature Snare Drum

by Yamaha
Out of Stock
Original price $1,764.00
Original price $1,764.00 - Original price $1,764.00
Original price $1,764.00
Current price $1,049.99
$1,049.99 - $1,049.99
Current price $1,049.99
About Inventory Status

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About Item Conditions

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New: The item is brand new as received from the manufacturer with a full manufacturer warranty. Instruments such as guitars, snare drums, drum kits, brass and woodwind instruments may be opened for photography and quality control inspection and may not be in a factory sealed box.

Mint or Open Box: The item may have been opened and tested but has been repackaged. The original packaging may have superficial issues but the item itself and any originally included accessories are in perfect, like new condition.

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Demo: These items have been on our sales floor for demo purposes and will likely show signs of use. The original packaging may no longer be included, but you can be assured that you are receiving an awesome item and an awesome price.

Used: The item is used. These item may have varying degrees of wear. Please read the description for information about the condition of the item. Used items do not carry a warranty.

B or C Stock: Factory refurbished. These items were purchased from the manufacturer in a refurbished condition. They will show some cosmetic issues, but nothing that would impact performance. Being that these are sealed from the manufacturer, we generally do not open these to photograph the cosmetic issues. They are guaranteed to work and may have a limited warranty or you may purchase an extended warranty in some cases. Please see the listing description for item specific information.

Get The Sound of A Legend - The Yamaha 14" x 5.5" Steve Gadd Signature Snare Drum

The Steve Gadd Signature snare drum is a limited-edition release to commemorate the legendary drummer’s 40-year relationship with Yamaha. Only 200 will be sold in the U.S., each with a special black drum key and a certification card to make this a must-have for fans and collectors alike. Gadd worked with Yamaha R&D to produce this special snare. It features a 14” x 5.5” steel shell with aluminum die-cast hoops, both finished in black nickel and comes with a 10-strand wire to enhance the articulation of this beautiful instrument.

Steel Shell

The 1.2 mm steel shell delivers volume and attack with cutting rimshots and is plated in black nickel, Steve Gadd’s finish of choice.

10-Strand Snare Wire

A Steve Gadd-style 10-strand snare wire combined with a deeper 3.5 mm snare bed, produces the signature staccato Steve Gadd tone while reducing unwanted sympathetic snare buzz.

Aluminum Die-Cast Hoops

The 3.0 mm aluminum die-cast hoops eliminate unwanted overtones while delivering a focused attack, and is plated in black nickel, Steve Gadd’s finish of choice.

One-Piece Lugs

The chrome one-piece lugs are a modern take on a traditional design and ensure optimal sustain.

Center Bead

The center bead is fixed to the outside instead of the inside of the drum, to produce a more open and articulate sound.

Remo P3 Head

The snare drum is fitted with a Remo Powerstroke® P3 Coated batter head for a focused tone.

Drum Key and Certification Card

A limited-edition black nickel drum key and special certification card is included with each snare drum.



  • Thickness: 1.2mm
  • Material: Steel


  • Release Side: Q type
  • Butt Side: DC3 type


  • Batter: Remo US P3 Coated
  • Bottom: Remo US Snare Side Diplomat

Additional Specifications

  • Snare wire: Steve Gadd type, 10 strands
  • Snare bed: 3.5 mm
  • Lug: One-piece lug (chrome)
  • Center bead: Outward
  • Hoop: 3.0mm Aluminum Die-Cast (black nickel)
  • Bearing Edge: 45°
  • Diameter: 14"
  • Depth: 5.5"
  • Extras: Black nickel drum key, special certification card

Manufacturer: Yamaha
Model: YSS1455SG
SKU: I625389-N-0-WHXD
UPC: 889025129381

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