Natural (unbleached) goat hide.
3-star grade ... standard quality. Affordable, reliable and great sounding.
These are thinner hides (average: .012 - .013" +/-). Thin hides sound responsive and maybe a little brighter than medium & thick. They may be a little more susceptible to weather (humidity) fluctuations. The might break more easily - if stressed too much. But I have thin goat hides on my instruments that have been reliable for a LONG time - and sound great. I particularly like these on wood rims (Tradesman and others), Dobson tone rings, and vintage, thin-rim, spun-over instruments.
Natural patterns. Most are mottled with a mix of opaque (off-white) and translucent areas. Choice of pattern not offered.
Available to mount in the following sizes:
10 15/16" (Vega & Rickard)
11 13/16" (Vega)
some larger sizes are possible - please inquire before ordering.
Note: For an upcharge - a spiral wound flesh hoop can be added (to any head). That detail looks especially nice with thin hide!
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