Mapex MPX 12x5 Hammered Steel Snare



With a hammered chrome finish, the Mapex MPX Steel Hammered Snare gives a dryer sound while maintaining a solid metallic crack. A robust 1mm steel shell offers enhanced tone and performance-worthy intensity. The drum is topped off with sturdy 1.5mm hoops to endure years of rimshots and accents and chrome hardware for years of tuning and re-tuning.

What we think:


The Mapex MPX Hammered Steel Snare Drums are the ultimate in all-purpose, affordable snares. The steel delivers a balanced tone with crisp highs, a focused mid-range, and fat lows while the hammered dimples produce a drier sound while maintaining a solid metallic crack. The vailable sizes and tuning range allow the drum to perform well in an extreme range of styles, from light rock to heavy metal. 

Manufacturer Description:

Mapex USA announces the release of it's new MPX line of snare drums. MPX snares were introduced to complement the Mapex Black Panther Series of premium snare drums. The MPX line includes eight new models available with steel, maple or birch shells. Features include low mass lugs, flanged steel hoops, fully adjustable throw-offs, and Remo drumheads.


  • 1.0mm Hammered Steel Shell
  • Fully Adjustable Throwoff
  • Single Point Contact Lugs

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