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 #3 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 Soft German felt very tightly sewn, mounted and finished completely by hand by one Amish family with great attention to details. All mallets are vigorously inspected.
The iconic Duff three general mallet. Probably the most imitated timpani mallet in history. This replica version of the Duff three is as close to the original as possible to date. An all around general mallet that can do pretty much anything you want it to depending on your touch. Produces a very clean and warm sound. For general playing in all registers of all timpani regardless of make, model or type of heads. Its sound can be described as general, legato, smooth, clean and of a beautiful quality. Maple core with soft German felt tightly wrapped. 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.
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 -)
1" diameter wood ball with tight chamois cover. Chamois is always carefully selected for matched thickness and evenness. Warmer than #1 and still very bright and clear. Perfect for Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and much more. Also excellent for percussion instruments and chamber music.