Ahead 13 inch 2.3mm 8-Lug Chrome Batter S-Hoop.
S-Hoop has many advantages to offer every drummer no matter what level of
player they may be. The S-Hoop is like a triple flange hoop except with a
different design. From this new design came an overlying edge that turns in and
bevels down towards the drum head covering the bearing edge and leaving plenty
of room for different tuning tensions. The added steel density made the hoop
more rigid like a die-cast hoop therefore giving it the consistent tuning characteristics
of a die-cast hoop.
This new design also gives the S-Hoop a smoother playing surface for rim-shots
and side stick creating less impact to the hands and wrist. The patented design
allows the toms to sing more and give's the snare a fatter sound than hoops of