System Blue’s Traditional Marching Percussion Series offers 6-ply birch shell drums with aluminum and wood reinforcement rings for the strength, stability, consistency, and durability you’ve come to expect.

Designed and tested for decades, our traditional series offers comfort, familiarity, and compatibility at the right price for your marching percussion section.



Traditional Snare Drum SBN-TRSNB




Body 6-ply Birch Shell, Aluminum Hoops
Finish Black PVC
Size 14" x 12"
Hardware Black Powder Coat
Heads Black

Also available: Carriers and Stands

The optimal carrier for wellness, comfort, and gender compatibility for a tailored fit.

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AIRlift stadium hardware is durable and easy to use.

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Traditional Tenor Drums SBN-MTN

Body 6-ply Birch Shell, 2.3mm Steel Hoops
Finish Black PVC
Size 6" / 8" / 10" / 12" / 13" / 14"
Hardware Black Powder Coat
Heads Black

Also available: Carriers and Stands

The optimal carrier for wellness, comfort, and gender compatibility for a tailored fit.

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AIRlift stadium hardware is durable and easy to use.

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Traditional Bass Drum SBN-MBD




Body 6-ply Birch Shell, 6-ply Birch Hoops
Sizes 14" x 16 / 18 / 20 / 22 / 24 / 26 / 28 / 30"
Hardware Black Powder Coat
Heads Black

Also available: Carriers and Stands

The optimal carrier for wellness, comfort, and gender compatibility for a tailored fit.

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AIRlift stadium hardware is durable and easy to use.

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