• 14 x6.5 Thomann Maple Burl Black Limited Edition. Photo - Thomann

    14 x 6.5 Thomann Maple Burl Black Limited Edition

  • 14 x6.5 Thomann Maple Burl Black Limited Edition. Photo - Thomann

    14 x 6.5 Thomann Maple Burl Black Limited Edition

Overview

One of two models released in November 2022 to surprisingly little fanfare, but spotted by Alex Wicheard (nice one - cheers Alex!).

Both feature a shell that I haven't seen before in a Black Panther: a Maple-Birch-Walnut construction, including a burl finish. Moreover, unlike a few of the Thomann models over the years, they both feature the same hardware as the standard Black Panther models in the current range. 

From the Thomann Website

Finish: Black Maple Burl Veneer, matte lacquered drum shell, black chrome shell hardware, Sonic Saver Hoops, 7-ply, 2.75mm Maple Burl + 2.4mm Birch + 1.7mm Walnut drum shell (still trying to confirm these exact specs as they only appear on the English page and with a "t" next to the numbers), SONIClear bearing edge, Remo Ambassador drum heads, limited edition, Thomann exclusive.

Main photos courtesy of Kevin Anderson - thanks a million Kevin!

Other photos used for reference under fair use from the Thomann website.

Specifications

  • Catalogue Ref:
    536020
  • Shell Size:
    14"x6.5"
  • Shell Construction:
    7ply Maple-Birch-Walnut
  • Shell Finish:
    Black Matt Lacquered Maple Burl Veneer
  • Bearing Edge:
    SONIClear
  • Hardware Finish:
    Black Chrome
  • Lug Casings:
    Sculpted Shield
  • Number of Lugs:
    10
  • Hoops:
    Sonic Saver
  • Air Vents:
    2
  • Snare Wires:
    20-strand
  • Snare Throw Off:
    Cylinder-Drive

Released

Rarity (on release)

Rare
Rare
Unspecified production quantity

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