Traditional Aluminum Meinl Caixa (Patented) 12" x 6" The traditional Meinl Caixa is also called Caixa Malacacheta. The MEINL Caixa is faithful to the classic Brazilian style. Two pairs of guitar strings span one of the thin synthetic heads, for a strong snare effect and a crackling bright fundamental pitch. The deep shell gives a stronger resonance. Features Traditional style snare wires made from guitar strings Extra deep body Counter sunk bolt heads Applying the logo from underneath the head (US patent) Replaceable synthetic head Material Aluminum Size 12" Height 6"