Creating a drum for everyone
How OTP was developed
As a drummer, your snare is arguably the most expressive voice within your armoury.
Way back in summer 2014 we began planning to build a series of drum that gave drummers a little bit of everything.
Character, versatility, sensitivity and power. An all-rounder for the modern drummer. It would be a drum that satisfied the majority of gigging situations and give the player a broad palette of sounds to work with.
Our next objective was to make sure it cost a similar price to the flagship products of todays top brands.
Today, we’re proud to present the OTP Snare Drum.
‘Off The Peg’
- 6mm Finnish Birch ply
- 3mm reinforcement rings
- Die cast hoops
- Nickelworks throw off
- Classic tube lugs
Birch as a constructional material is ideal for a drum of this nature.
Due to it’s density, strength and sonic versatility, more often than not it’s our first choice for snare drums.
Our master drum builder, Matt will be specially selecting unique assortments of veneer that will yield us small batches of limited production drums.
Although each snare features the same spec, lucky owners will end up with a very special hand signed shell including serial and batch number.
One drum - incredible potential
Whilst the same core specification is built in to every drum, YOU are what makes the difference.
OTP provides players a professional, hand built instrument with all the right ingredients needed to create, explore and inspire.
See how our drums made the difference for Royal Bloods, Ben Thatcher
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...They matter to us, so they should matter to you.
Classic skinny tube lugs
A timeless look and low profile design allow the shell finish to stand out.
Die Cast Chrome Hoops
For the fullest, fattest and most versatile range.
Leather rod washers
A small touch with big significance to the smoothness of tuning and subtle aesthetics.
Nickelworks Throw Off
A gem from the Prem Modern Classic era of snares. Re-worked and re-released, it offers sturdiness and fine adjustment.
Though some debate their significance, re-rings add the special something to improve the sound and strength of our shells.
Gibraltar deluxe stainless steel plate wires offer fizz and flavour.