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  1. J-Con

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    Quote Originally Posted by MusicMan View Post
    Why do you think the dual adjustments would be of any improvement or benefit?
    Why would it not?

    I hate that the majority of snares only adjust from the one side. It'd be a lot easier to center the snares when you can get it basically there and then make a slight adjustment from either side.

    Not sure how that's not obvious. Or maybe you always get the butt end right where you want it the first time. I surely don't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tasty808 View Post
    Why would it not?

    I hate that the majority of snares only adjust from the one side. It'd be a lot easier to center the snares when you can get it basically there and then make a slight adjustment from either side.

    Not sure how that's not obvious. Or maybe you always get the butt end right where you want it the first time. I surely don't.
    Still, with all of my years playing, I find centering the snares a pain. Duel adjustments would definitely make it easier.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MusicMan View Post
    That's a great signature snare. I'm glad they introduced the STL-65 lugs as well.

    It would have been nice to have the SRL-150 strainer on that one too.
    I wonder if that eats at Portnoy being both have put the DT logo prominently on their drums at one point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tasty808 View Post

    Not sure how that's not obvious. Or maybe you always get the butt end right where you want it the first time. I surely don't.
    I've never had a problem with it.

    I suppose most manufacturers don't use dual adjustments because there's no obvious benefit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MusicMan View Post
    Why do you think the dual adjustments would be of any improvement or benefit?
    Quote Originally Posted by Tasty808 View Post
    Not sure how that's not obvious.
    Exactly.

    Quote Originally Posted by dale w miller View Post
    Still, with all of my years playing, I find centering the snares a pain. Dual adjustments would definitely make it easier.
    They absolutely do. I find that players and builders who dismiss this feature either haven't spent enough time thinking about it, or are too lazy to design their version of the dual-adjust strainer. Gretsch, Sonor, Tama, Mapex, and DW all have strainer mechanisms that adjust from both sides. DW's butt is the least adjustable, but it's better than no adjustment at all.

    Quote Originally Posted by MusicMan View Post
    I suppose most manufacturers don't use dual adjustments because there's no obvious benefit.
    False. Just some of the less thoughtful manufacturers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drumming-4-Life View Post
    False. Just some of the less thoughtful manufacturers.
    I have no problem centering the snare on any of my snare drums.

    It's pretty simple to do. I can't imagine why anyone would need two adjustments to do it.
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    Default Pearl ESA1465S/C 14x6.5 Eric Singer Limited Edition Signature Snare Drum

    Pearl ESA1465S/C 14x6.5 Eric Singer Limited Edition Signature Snare Drum

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    This drum was released in 2017 noting Eric Singer's 30 years with Pearl drums (1986-2016). It has a chrome-over-brass shell with Superhoops, CL65 lugs, and an SR150 Click-Lock throw-off. It also comes with an Attack head autographed by Eric Singer.

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