The MEINL Marathon Designer Series Congas are made with a special lacquering technique in high gloss and come in modern and appealing designs. The drums have professional features like mechanical tuning and natural head and are available at a very attractive price. They take the look and style to new places! Meinl's snappy appliqué graphics will set new standards in the industry. The bottom of the barrel is protected by a rubber cover which comes in handy when you have to play in a variety of surfaces.