Re: My horrible Ludwig experience...
To KIS and RIckP...
My first thought on seeing the wrap was that they did it for head clearance reasons. I am used to my 3-ply B&O Ludwig kit being a tight fit with some heads. But no, there is plenty of clearance between the shell and the collar on the head.
Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion, man. --The Dude