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Formerly known as the 'New Grip Brush Beater', the Hotrod Beater is a dowel beater with a new and improved, comfortable ribbed grip, and longer length. Perfect for low-end playing and for achieving a textured tone from your bodhrán, it's must have for every bodhrán player.
This bodhrán beater is made from approximately 14 individual wooden dowels held together with electrical coloured plastic banding which has been heat shrunk to provide a comfortable grip. Featuring an adjustable band to tighten or loosen the dowels, this beater offers an exciting range of sounds - perfect for those who want to take their playing to the next level.
Comfortable 3 knot ribbed grip
Available in five colours
What is a hot rod stick?
Hot rod tippers have become incredibly popular in recent years. These beaters produce a much softer sound than hard tippers. They also offer a percussive click when striking the bodhrán.
In their most basic form, they’re simply thin dowels of wood, held together by tape. Hot Rods cover the same impact area as most hard tippers, but deliver more attack per impact point creating a full, warm, resonant tone.
Many bodhrán players like these beaters for their versatility. Most hot rod beaters come with a means of tightening or loosening the dowels allowing for a variety of sounds. The wider apart the dowels, the softer the sound, with more audible click. The tighter or closer together the dowels, the closer the sound will be to that of a hard stick.
McNeela Music was founded by Paraic McNeela, an Irish musician and enthusiast with a passion for providing high-quality musical instruments and accessories.
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Yes, McNeela Music ships worldwide, allowing musicians from different countries to enjoy their products and services. McNeela Music offers fast shipping to the United States, United Kingdom, and Rest of the world at a reduced rate, ensuring prompt delivery to customers around the globe.
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McNeela Music strives to provide efficient order processing and shipping. In most cases, orders are shipped the same day or the next day after they are placed. If you place an order on a weekend, it will be shipped on the next working day. Our goal is to ensure prompt delivery and get your musical instruments and accessories to you as quickly as possible. Please note that shipping times may vary depending on the destination and the shipping method selected during checkout.
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What is the return policy at McNeela Music?
At McNeela Music, we strive to provide our customers with high-quality musical instruments and accessories. We offer a 30-day “Try-At-Home” return policy. We take great care in ensuring that our products are in excellent condition and carefully packed before being shipped.
Are the products at McNeela Music suitable for beginners?
Yes, McNeela Music caters to musicians of all skill levels, including beginners. They offer instruments and resources specifically designed to support newcomers on their musical journey.
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