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Mercury Series Snare Drums

Mercury Series drums are designed for the ultimate in clarity and articulation. While these drums are excellent for the audition circuit, they are also versatile enough to find regular use on the snare stand. Trust the snare drum experts at Black Swamp Percussion to craft you a snare drum that will serve you throughout your playing career.

Mercury Snare Systems

Mercury drums are available with either the Multisonic or mini SoundArt snare system. 

Mini SoundArt System
Black Swamp Mercury Mini SoundArt Strainer
Black Swamp Mini SoundArt Snare Units
Black Swamp Mercury Series Mini SoundArt Adjustment Knobs
Black Swamp Mercury Series Die-Cast Piccolo Strainer
Compact SoundArt Snare System
Units Engaged Simultaneously
Adjust Snare Unit Tension Individually
Sturdy Die-Cast Piccolo Strainer
Multisonic System
Black Swamp Mercury Snare Drum Lug
Tube Lugs

Black Swamp tube lugs have a solid construction and unique detail.

Black Swamp Mercury Series Tension Rod
Tension Rods

Stainless steel tension rods operate smoothly for consistent tuning.

Remo Heads

Enhanced sensitivity and character with Remo Renaissance heads.

Die-cast hoops stay in tune longer and help focus the sound of the drum.

Black Swamp Mercury Series Hoops
Die-Cast Hoops

Snare Drum Features

ply-Maple Models

Maple shells offer an excellent balance of characteristics that have made it a workhorse in concert and orchestral music for over a century. Our bearing edges are shaped to bring out the natural body, warmth, and clarity that maple has to offer.

Multisonic / 4" x 14" ply-Maple

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SoundArt / 4" x 14" ply-Maple

SoundArt / 3.5" x 13" ply-Maple

Titanium Models

Titanium is inherently crisp and articulate, but retains a pleasing warmth that will surprise and delight your ears. These drums "play deep" and have an exceptional tuning range. All the hardware holes are cut by laser, and we then craft the bearing edges and satin finish by hand.

Multisonic / 4" x 14" Titanium

Black Swamp Multisonic 4" x 14" Titanium Snare Drum
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SoundArt / 4" x 14" Titanium

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SoundArt / 3.5" x 13" Titanium

Black Swamp SoundArt 3.5" x 13" Titanium Snare Drum

Included with every Mercury drum

The Black Swamp drum key is made to last a lifetime!
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