This practice pad offers a playing surface that gives you a rebound that is comfortable to play on and eases the transition to the high tension playing surface of your drum. This pad responds well to all types of drumming, allowing you to hear all of the beats you play giving you the opportunity to perfect your execution and control dynamics. The pad is constructed with 18 ply Birch and is finished in English Chestnut (other finish colors are available upon request). The playing surface is a plastic laminate material giving the most definition and detail out of any pad on the market. Designed with the drum corps in mind this playing surface offers maximum detail through the entire dynamic range. (natural rubber playing surface available upon request) This pad features a threaded insert so it can be easily mounted to a stand.