Snare Strainer Mounting Hole Spacing

Photos of the center-to-center measurements of classic snare drum strainers/throwoffs.

Downloadable and printable 8.5×11 stencils are provided for strainers with more than two mounting points.

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Duplex

Duplex strainer
Duplex strainer, late 1920-30s - flat base version
Duplex strainer
1 1/4"

Gracy

Gracy 60s MIJ snare strainer butt plate assembly
Gracy 60s strainer and butt plate assembly, made in Japan
Gracy 60s MIJ snare strainer butt plate assembly
1 7/16"

Gretsch

Gretsch Feather Touch strainer
Gretsch Feather Touch strainer, 1947-50 and Renown strainer and butt plate, 1950-2001
(Click for downloadable stencil)
Gretsch parade strainer butt plate, extra wide, 1940s-50s
Gretsch parade strainer butt plate, extra wide, 1940s-50s
Gretsch parade strainer butt plate, extra wide, 1940s-50s
2 5/8"
Gretsch G5379 Lightning Fish Tail butt plate
Gretsch G5379 Lightning "Fish Tail" butt plate
Gretsch G5379 Lightning Fish Tail butt plate
1 3/8"

John Grey

John Grey Broadway Strainer
John Grey Broadway strainer, 1960s
John Grey Broadway Strainer
15/16"

Leedy

Leedy Utility strainer
Leedy Utility strainer, 1911-late 40s
Leedy Utility strainer
1 5/8"
Leedy Reliance strainer
Leedy Muffler/Presto strainer, 1928-42. The 4-point Speedway model shared the same base part, 1930-35
(Click for downloadable PDF stencil)
Leedy parade strainer, 1930s-40s
leedy parade strainer, 1930s-40s
Leedy parade strainer, 1930s-40s
2 7/16"
Leedy parade snare butt plate, 1930s-40s
Leedy parade snare butt plate, 1930s-40s
Leedy parade snare butt plate, 1930s-40s
2 1/2"
Leedy Slingerland Rapid strainer
Leedy Slingerland era 1673 Rapid strainer, late 1950s-60s
Leedy Slingerland Rapid strainer
2 9/16"

Ludwig

Ludwig & Ludwig butt plate
Ludwig & Ludwig butt plate, 1920s-50s
Ludwig & Ludwig butt plate
1 7/8"
Ludwig & Ludwig P338 Strainer
Ludwig & Ludwig P338 Strainer, 1918-1929
Ludwig & Ludwig P338 strainer
1 9/16"
Ludwig P84 Pioneer strainer
Ludwig/Leedy & Ludwig P84 strainer, 1951-60s
Ludwig P84 Pioneer strainer
7/8"
Ludwig P87 strainer
Ludwig P87 Classic strainer, 1969-
Ludwig P87 strainer
1 3/8"
Ludwig P85 strainer
Ludwig P85 strainer, 1970s-00s
Ludwig P85 strainer
2.5"
Ludwig p32 butt plate
Ludwig P32 butt plate, 1950s-00s
Ludwig P32 butt plate
2 3/16"
Ludwig P80 strainer
Ludwig P80 strainer, 1990s-00s
Ludwig P80 strainer
1"

Premier

Premier Hi Fi Strainer
Premier Hi Fi Strainer, 1960s-70s
Premier Hi Fi Strainer
1 7/8"

Rogers

Rogers proto-Monitor strainer
Rogers "proto-Monitor" strainer, perhaps late 1940s-mid-50s
(Click for downloadable stencil)
Rogers Monitor Universal strainer
Rogers 4472 Orchestra/Universal/Monitor strainer, 1954-mid-60s
(Click for downloadable stencil)
Rogers clock face strainer
Rogers clockface strainer, early 1960s
Rogers clock face strainer
1 1/4"
Rogers Dynasonic strainer
Rogers Dynasonic strainer, 1960s-70s
Rogers Dynasonic strainer
1 1/4"

Slingerland

Slingerland 967 strainer
Slingerland 967 "3-point" strainer, 1927-late 60s
(Click for downloadable stencil)
Slingerland/Leedy extended butt plate
Slingerland/Leedy extended butt plate
Slingerland/Leedy extended butt plate
1 7/8"
Slingerland Rapid Strainer
Slingerland Rapid strainer, 1950s-60s
Slingerland Rapid Strainer
1 5/8"

Sonor

Sonor D-454 Strainer
Sonor D-454 strainer, 1970s
Sonor D-454 Strainer
4cm
WFL P-32 precursor, 1940s-50s
WFL P-32 precursor, 1940s-50s
WFL P-32 precursor, 1940s-50s
2 3/16"
WFL P87 strainer
WFL/Ludwig P87 strainer, 1947-1968
WFL P87 strainer
1 3/4" - this design utilizes the tensioning knob as a second mounting point on the shell