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 #4 replica on a carbon fiber shaft that features the following:
1/3 tapered premium carbon fiber shaft 14.5″ long
Custom made black delrin threaded sleeves and nuts.
Felt core; Cartwheel with German felt (thicker felt than #3)
Usage: Perfect legato/mellow general timpani mallet that rolls easily and provides excellent bottom and fundamental. Legato general, warm round and darker sound than #3. Sonorous sound with round beautiful tone quality. Excellent for Tchaikovsky, Mahler, Brahms, Sibelius, Bruckner, Strauss and Wagner among many others. Warm and round but still an excellent legato general mallet. 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. These are the only authentic reproductions of Duff’s original set of mallets available exclusively from Freer Percussion direct.
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.
Tonkin shaft with convex felt core and extra hard felt cloth cover. Great 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.