The Mapex Tomahawk snare drum is crafted from a 1-mm stainless steel shell. This gives the drum penetrating accuracy and long range projection that's sure to hit your audience like a punch in the chest. It's focused power and rim-shot are devastating. The rounded 45 degree edge gives this drum a sharp, definitive sound with a crack that has to be heard to be believed.This snare also features precision tooled, solid-steel Armory Tube Lugs. These lugs give you greater tuning accuracy and stability. They also help give the drum a refined look that is sure to make other percussionists chartreus with envy. The 2.3mm triple-flanged hoops give you a sharped, defined crack. Their extra weight helps keep the drum in tune longer while giving you an outstanding rim-shot and incredibly pronounced side-sticking. The piston strainer and vertical throw-off guarantee precise and accurate snare tension that is incredibly stable. Seriously, this strainer system will hold up to even the heaviest of hitters. Get your Mapex Armory 5.5 x14 Tomahawk Snare Drum today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.