The Gator Cases GP-PE1816 18x16" Elite Air Series Tom Drum Case is a hard, polyethylene case that is designed to securely guard your Tom during transport or storage. This unique case features 6 strips of foam on the top and bottom that protect your drum when stored. The Elite is constructed in such a way that the drum never touches sides of the case when inserted. It is cushioned by nothing more than air. Hence, the name "Air Case".
Another "wow" factor of this case is that it will hold a Tom with a suspended bracket. The benefit of this is that you don't have to purchase a larger case to accommodate the added dimensions of the bracket - a real money-saver. The removable lid of the Elite is secured by a wide and very strong latch strap that has rapid release snap-clips.