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The snare connectors on my premier snare drum are loose. how tight should they be?

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It's all a matter of taste and style. If you want a tight, crisp "snap" to your snare, you keep the heads taunt and your snares similarly tight ~ you will get a staccato sound, very crisp and military. Some drummers just like that, others like it more loose. There is no "right" or "wrong" here, it's what you like. If there was, they wouldn't make them adjustable!

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It should be adjusted just tight enough so the snare doesn't rattle when it is not on.

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