The Reflex RSL series takes alder into different territory with lacquered satin finishes, paired with sizes that split the difference between power and traditional. Each drum in a set was meticulously chosen for optimum tone from drum to drum. Taking alder's rich, dark tone, and ramping up the intensity of this amazing wood. Reflex RSL are perfect for the drummer that needs to cover all the bases, in several styles of music. Never obtrusive, but always unforgettable. The Reflex series, a sound decision.