Designed in conjunction with one of today';s premier percussionists, Marc';s timbale set consists of standard 14 and 15 inch drums fitted with Remo Clear Ambassador heads, and packed with a ton of innovative features. The Polished Steel Shells have two inverse beads that not only add strength, but also produce a cutting "cascara"; sound (side of the shell) not hindered normally by outward facing beads. To further the "cascara"; striking area, this set features a 5-Lug Design, which is proportioned perfectly for leaving maximum shell space and less lug interference. , Tuning is easier than any other timbale on the market utilizing a top tuning lug design with included socket wrench. This exclusive Pearl design, cuts the time changing heads in half – No more nuts and washers falling on the floor! , The cowbell post features a Sympathetic Sound Dampening sleeve so your cowbells and blocks do not ring through the stand, and the whole unit can be mounted in seconds using a one wing-nut design. A double braced tilting stand, and the;top-selling PBL-20 Clave Block is included at no extra charge.