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Classic Art-Deco styling combined with exceptional build quality makes the British Drum Co. Palladium snare strainer a solidly dependable component on the Bluebird snare drum.


Inspired by the iconic Art-Deco styling of the 1930s, our high-quality chrome-plated Palladium lugs feature ThreadGrip technology for rock-solid tuning.


British Drum Co. drums feature handcrafted laser-engraved vent badges denoting the name of the drum and proudly displaying that our drums are Made In Britain.


The British Drum Co. name badge on the Bluebird is elegantly colour co-ordinated with a bold blue panel making this exceptional snare drum instantly identifiable.



1.2mm Chrome over Brass Shell

14" x 6" Snare Drum

At the heart of your kit you need a snare drum you can depend on, an instrument that responds to every nuance of your playing, whatever your style. Bluebird is the snare drum that sings, from a whisper to a scream, giving you the freedom to express your music the way you intended. From the acoustic demands of a club gig to the amplified roar of the concert stage, Bluebird will always respond to your playing style.

A classic in every sense, Bluebird’s 14” x 6” chrome over brass shell forms a foundation to the resonant character of this drum, with a stylish double bead to focus the sound. The art-deco inspired Palladium hardware is elegance defined, but is also designed to optimise the connection between the shell and the heads, creating a snare sound that is inherently more musical than metallic.

The exacting build quality of Bluebird delivers superb sensitivity across the entire surface of the batter head, meaning sticking will be precise and crisp, rimshots will be deep and defined, side-sticking will be tight and cutting. This level of sensitivity is highlighted when played to extremes - delicate brushwork is rich and expressive, whilst playing hard reveals the confidence of this drum.

Clear, defined, articulate rolls cut through at every level.

This drum responds easily to every demand you make - no need to labour your playing as Bluebird cuts through without you ever breaking a sweat.

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