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14”x13” Yamaha BAF1413 Birch Custom Absolute Floor Tom - Sea Blue Fade

by Yamaha
Save $50.00
Original price $475.00
Current price $425.00
SKU YAMAHA-BAF1413-HIM3201

The Yamaha Birch Custom Absolute in Sea Blue Fade lacquer is quite possibly the most exquisite finish and the greatest sounding drums on which I’ve had the pleasure to lay my sticks.

Birch wood has a lower fundamental tone and shorter sustain than maple wood. You would no doubt hear the difference in pitch if you were to tap the shell of a Yamaha Birch Custom Absolute and then tap the same sized shell of a Yamaha Maple Custom Absolute. What this means to drummers is that you can naturally tune the heads of a birch drum shell to a lower register than that of a maple drum shell while maintaining maximum resonance. For you drummers who dig a darker sound, birch is the way to go.

When you take these drums out of the box, you immediately understand what you are holding. The craftsmanship, the weight, the look- you know you are holding a quality instrument. An heirloom, even. You are overcome with a significant feeling of joy and pride. 

This 14"x13" Yamaha BAF1413 Birch Custom Absolute Floor Tom was made in Japan by the skilled craftsmen and craftswomen of the Sakae Rhythm Company which manufactured all Yamaha drums for 30 years prior to 2013 when Yamaha moved their entire production capabilities to China. As most experienced drummers will tell you, this has a profound impact on the drums’ residual value.

The exquisite Sea Blue Fade lacquer finish of this 14"x13" Yamaha BAF1413 Birch Custom Absolute Floor Tom is not available on any of the new Yamaha drum offerings. 

Drum highlights:

Manufacturer: Yamaha
Model Name:  Birch Custom Absolute (4th Generation)
Model Numbers:  BAF1413
Sizes: 14"x13"
Color: Sea Blue Fade lacquer finish
Country of manufacture: Japan
Condition: Used, Like new
Includes: Original floor tom legs
Heads: Original Yamaha clear batter resonant head by Remo; Remo Ambassador clear batter
Deal terms: Offers gladly welcome