The Concept Series Black Nickel Over Steel Snares are the singular, brash, sleek-looking quintet in PDPs family of Specialty Snare Drums. These drums are constructed from 1mm-thick, dual-beaded, rolled-steel shells, plated in a mirror-like, black nickel finish. This allows them to deliver a dynamic attack and a bright resonance that cuts through the low frequencies of todays music.The Black Nickel Over Steel Snares are offered in five sizes, so you can zero in on the ones that perfectly meet your musical needs: 6x12, 6.5x13, 5.5x14, 6.5x14, and the feisty 6x10. Each of these drums is outfitted with PDPs dual-turret lugs, the innovative, MAG throw-off, DWs True Pitch tension rods, and world-class drum heads from Remo. The snare wires are fully-chromed, with carbon steel coils and brass end plates, for exceptional texture and control.PDPs Concept Series Black Nickel Over Steel Snares for the brilliant clarity of a metal snare, with an original look.