Bill's achievement relies on thin plies of Mahogany for its warmth and great looks, maple for its crisp attack, and its musicality. Hand-hewn snare beds and 45-degree bearing edges provide better snare contact and precise tuning. The Trick GS007 multi-step throw-off offers a broad range of snare control for any kind of music. Drum-making is in Bill Ludwig III's blood. His father and grandfather have crafted some of the most iconic snares in the biz, including the Black Beauty and Supraphonic. Now Bill is creating his own iconic snares with the 1728N series. WFLIII Generations shells are made in the USA and constructed of top-grade veneers for beautiful appearance and consistent density. Shells are cross-grain, and heat-pressed for strength and roundness. Hand-finished 45-degree round-over bearing edges ensure maximum head-to-shell contact and hand-hewn snare beds provide precise snare contact on all snare drums.