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
Gretsch Feather Touch snare drum strainer mounting hole pattern
(Click for downloadable stencil)
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"

Kent

Kent butt plate
Kent butt plate, 1950s-early 60s
Kent butt plate
3 1/4"

Leedy

Leedy Utility strainer
Leedy Utility strainer, 1911-late 40s
Leedy Utility strainer
1 5/8"
Leedy Marvvel parallel strainer
Leedy Marvel parallel strainer, 1924-25
Leedy Marvvel parallel strainer
1 3/8" (both throwoff and butt ends)
Leedy Reliance strainer
Leedy Muffler/Presto strainer, 1928-42. The 4-point Speedway model shared the same base part, 1930-35
Leedy Speedway Strainer mounting hole pattern
(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, 1918-40s
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 P-87 Classic 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"

Pearl

Pearl SR010 strainer
Pearl SR010 strainer and adjustable butt plate, 1980s-90s
Pearl SR010 strainer hole spacing
1 3/4"
Pearl snare drum strainer, 1960s 70s
Pearl strainer, 1960s 70s. A few different adjustment knob styles were used.
Pearl snare drum strainer, 1960s 70s
1 11/16"
Pearl 70s 80s strainer
Pearl strainer, 1970s-80s
Pearl 70s 80s strainer
1 1/2"
Pearl SR014N strainer
Pearl SR014N strainer, 1990s-
Pearl SR014N strainer
2 3/4"

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
Rogers Pre-Monitor strainer mounting hole pattern
(Click for downloadable stencil)
Rogers Monitor strainer
Rogers 4472 Orchestra/Universal/Monitor strainer, 1954-mid-60s
Rogers Monitor strainer mounting hole pattern
(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"
Rogers butt plate
Rogers butt plate, 1960s-80s
Rogers butt plate hole spacing
1 1/8"

Slingerland

Slingerland 967 strainer
Slingerland 967 "3-point" strainer, 1927-late 60s
Slingerland 967 snare drum strainer mounting hole pattern spacing
(Click for downloadable stencil)
Slingerland parade snare strainer
Slingerland parade snare strainer, 1930s-50s
Slingerland parade snare strainer
2 9/16". This strainer became the Rapid throwoff and shares nearly the same footprint.
Slingerland parade strainer butt plate, extra wide, 1950s-60s
Slingerland parade strainer butt plate, extra wide, 1950s-60s
Slingerland parade strainer butt plate, extra wide, 1950s-60s
2 5/8"
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
2 9/16"
Slingerland Slapshot strainer 982
Slingerland 982 Slapshot strainer, early to mid 1980s
Slingerland Slapshot strainer 982
2 7/16"

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