We now have 5.5X15" snare drums in stock, and boy do they sound killer! That extra inch gives them a huge sound that you just can't get with a 14, and I have found the 5.5" depth to be the perfect depth for a big fat tone, but still keeping the sensitivity of a shallower drum. I have several...
I just published this blog post, thought it might be of interest here! It includes a video demo of the effects of wrap and hardware mass on drum sound. Please give feedback, I am new to this!