Freer Percussion products are well known around the world for being the most unique and creative designs, materials and covering techniques. It’s our goals to have FP remain first in its class and a clear leader in the orchestral percussion market.
Freer Percussion authentic Cloyd Duff #1 replica on a tapered carbon fiber shaft that features the following:
Gradually tapered premium carbon fiber shaft 15″ long
Base felt is a high grade all wool adhesive felt 1mm thick
Cartwheel covering is hard American felt very tightly sewn, mounted and finished completely by hand by one Amish family with great attention to details. All mallets are vigorously inspected.
This model produces a very clean and clear sound. Easy articulation and clarity in all registers of all timpani regardless of make, model or type of heads. Its sound can be described as staccato, clear, clean and bright yet still of a beautiful quality. A necessity for all students and professional timpanists who desire a mallet that has been used and proven for over 75 years. An incredibly versatile, handmade replica timpani mallet made to last your entire career.
Hickory shaft, convex felt core extra hard felt cloth cover, staccato mallet. Also known as “Freer greens” these have now found their way into hundreds of timpani players cases and have become a standard for nearly 1000 customers.
Soft German felt general stick with 1mm base felt on 1.5” x ½” cork core. Just hard enough for minimal articulation and soft enough to still roll with. A perfect stick for Beethoven 5 transition to the fourth movement. Also great for Strauss Burlesque. Head size : 1.5” x ½” core
Weight: 30-35 grams (+ or -)