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My only complaint and which I would have given a 5 is that the drumhead is made out of plastic. Plastic. If that's your cup of tea or you don't care either way then this should be sufficient. I was really looking forward to a more natural feeling drumhead such as an animal skin or some other material such as their "fiberskyn" they feature on their other tambourines.
They description said "smooth white" drumhead. They have other tambourines on Amazon that feature a better feeling drumhead. I don't want to dish out another 20 bux to pick up something else but will probably give in soon and donate this one or keep as a backup.
I will say the sound it produces is voluminous but to me it sounds "plastic-ey." which I can't stand. Looking forward to the next one already.
This item arrived broken. Two of the pieces holding the metal music makers were broken so they were just floating around in the package. It was unclear whether this happened during transit. The tambourine was shrink-wrapped and the pieces were floating around inside. I didn't request a replacement as it was for a birthday present and I could not wait for a new one.
It's much heavier than I'd like it to be, but it's definitely more solid a piece than most tambourines that size. One nail has started to slip already but that is to be expected. Very happy customer so far.