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with the Ludwig Configuration Generator

A Custom Solution for the Discerning Player.


Shell/Series Info



SERIES INFO

Large-scale touring and live performance. High-volume settings in larger rooms/venues.

Ludwig Shell

SHELL

7-ply Cross-Laminated North American Maple.

Preferred by professionals for its tonal versatility, Classic Maple drums are the ideal choice for any performance application. Its high sensitivity, wide dynamic tuning range, and sharp attack make it the ideal choice for live performance. Yet Classic Maple's 7-ply shell is crafted to respond to the player and environment quickly, making it adaptable to any playing style or preference.

Ludwig Fact

BEARING EDGE

Each drum's bearing edge is cut to a 45-degree angle within 1/16" from the outside edge. This sharp edge is hand-sanded to the craftsman's touch to assure a smooth, even, flat surface for easy head seating; the final touch to complete the unmistakable Ludwig Sound.

Historic Fact

RFST MOLDING

Classic Maple's standard 7-ply, 6mm shell is formulated for optimum resonance and tonality. Its center three-ply core panel (laminated in a horizontal/vertical/horizontal grain bond to a 2.4mm thickness,) is inserted between inner and outer two-ply panels through our proprietary RFST molding process.

To increase stability through out the drum, all Ludwig USA shells are produced using Radio Frequency Shell Technology. Using a process involving our original bladder molds, R.F.S.T.'s unique bonding system -combined with a specialized, time-tested adhesive- cures each shell evenly over the entire surface of the shell. This process is truly a principal ingredient in creating the "Ludwig Sound" in every shell we make.

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Ludwig Configurator Gallery

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A sample of configurable kits options available in Ludwig's configurator generator. Take control and create the kit of your dreams.


Classic Maple Exotic Electrostatic Blue


Featured Kit: Classic Maple LCG Kit featuring Exotic Electrostatic Blue Poly-Glass lacquer finish.
LCG Options
18x22" Bass Drum
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• No Mount
• New Classic Claws
• Elite Bass Drum Spurs
• Keystone Cast Badge
7x8" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• A.T.L.A.S MOUNT
8x10" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• A.T.L.A.S MOUNT
9x12" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• A.T.L.A.S MOUNT
14x14" Floor Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• A.T.L.A.S. Floor Tom Legs
• Keystone Cast Badge
16x16" Floor Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• A.T.L.A.S. Floor Tom Legs
• Keystone Cast Badge

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Classic Maple Exotic MACASSAR EBONY


Exotic

Featured Kit: Classic Maple LCG Kit featuring Exotic Macassar Ebony Poly-Glass lacquer finish with matching interior veneer.


18x22" Bass Drum
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• No Mount
• New Classic Claws
• Elite Bass Drum Spurs
• Keystone Cast Badge
8x10" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• A.T.L.A.S MOUNT
9x12" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• A.T.L.A.S MOUNT
16x16" Floor Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• A.T.L.A.S. Floor Tom Legs
• Keystone Cast Badge
6.5x14 matching Snare Drum

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Classic Maple Exotic Birdseye Maple


Featured Kit:Classic Maple LCG Kit featuring Exotic Birdseye Maple veneer over Poly-Glass lacquer finish.
LCG Options
14x18" Bass Drum
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• No Mount
• New Classic Claws
• A.T.L.A.S. Anchors
• Keystone Cast Badge
8x12" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• A.T.L.A.S MOUNT
14x14" Floor Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• A.T.L.A.S. Floor Tom Legs
• Keystone Cast Badge

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Classic Maple Exotic Quilted Makore

Classic Maple LCG featuring Gold Sparkle WrapTite finish and MACH lugs.

Featured Kit:Classic Maple LCG Kit featuring Exotic Quilted Makore veneer over Poly-Glass lacquer finish.
LCG Options
14x18" Bass Drum
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Atlas Bass Casting
• Atlas Single Tom Holder
• New Classic Claws
• A.T.L.A.S. Anchors
• Keystone Cast Badge
8x12" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• A.T.L.A.S MOUNT
14x14" Floor Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• A.T.L.A.S. Floor Tom Legs
• Keystone Cast Badge

•6.5x14 matching Snare Drum

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Classic Maple Exotic Satin Wood

Classic Maple LCG 'Jazzette' Kit featuring NEW Burnt-Natural Poly-Glass lacquer finish.

Featured Kit:Classic Maple LCG "Jazzette" Kit featuring NEW Burnt-Natural Poly-Glass lacquer finish.
LCG Options
• 8"x12", 14"x14" Floor Toms
• 14"x22" Bass Drum
• 5"x14" Snare
• A.T.L.A.S Classic Hardware

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Classic Maple Naturals Aquaburst

Classic Maple 2up/2down kit in Champagne Sparkle with added 5"x14" Brass Supraphonic Snare Drum with tube lugs.

Featured Kit: Classic Maple LCG Kit featuring Exotic Electrostatic Blue Poly-Glass lacquer finish.
LCG Options
18x22" Bass Drum
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• No Mount
• New Classic Claws
• Elite Bass Drum Spurs
• Keystone Cast Badge
8x8" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• A.T.L.A.S MOUNT
8x10" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• A.T.L.A.S MOUNT
8x12" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• A.T.L.A.S MOUNT
9x12" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• A.T.L.A.S MOUNT
14x14" Floor Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• A.T.L.A.S. Floor Tom Legs
• Keystone Cast Badge
16x16" Floor Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• A.T.L.A.S. Floor Tom Legs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• 5X14" matching snare drum

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Classic Maple Naturals Golden Slumbers

Classic Maple 2up/2down kit in Champagne Sparkle with added 5"x14" Brass Supraphonic Snare Drum with tube lugs.

Featured Kit: : Classic Maple LCG Kit featuring Exotic Quilted Makore veneer over Poly-Glass lacquer finish.
LCG Options
14x22" Bass Drum
• Large Classic Lugs
• No Mount
• New Classic Claws
• Curved Spurs
• Keystone Cast Badge
8x12" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• Classic Bracket
9x13" Tom Tom
• Large Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• Classic Bracket
16x16" Floor Tom
• Large Classic Lugs
• A.T.L.A.S. Floor Tom Legs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• 5x14 Vintage Black Oyster Snare Drum

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Classic Maple Natural Satin

Classic Maple 2up/2down kit in Champagne Sparkle with added 5"x14" Brass Supraphonic Snare Drum with tube lugs.

Featured Kit: Classic Maple LCG Kit featuring NATURAL SATIN FINISH.
LCG Options
16x22" Bass Drum
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• ATLAS Double Tom Holder
• New Classic Claws
• Elite Bass Drum Spurs
• Keystone Cast Badge
7x8" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• A.T.L.A.S MOUNT
8x10" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• A.T.L.A.S MOUNT
9x12" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• A.T.L.A.S MOUNT
9x12" Tom Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• A.T.L.A.S MOUNT
14x14" Floor Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• A.T.L.A.S. Floor Tom Legs
• Keystone Cast Badge
16x16" Floor Tom
• Mini-Classic Lugs
• A.T.L.A.S. Floor Tom Legs
• Keystone Cast Badge
• 5X14 Supraphonic Snare drum

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Finishes



ElectroStatic

ElectroStatic Blue LB

ElectroStatic Green LG

ElectroStatic Orange LO

ElectroStatic Red LC

ElectroStatic Yellow LY


Exotic

Birdseye Maple Z6

Bubinga Gloss Z4

Fumed Eucalyptus Z5

Makore Glozz Z2

Teak Gloss Z3


Naturals

AquaBurst AB

Burnt Natural BN

Charcoal Shadow 0Y

Cherry Stain 0L

Golden Slumbers RN

Mahogany Stain 0M

Natural Maple 0N


Satin

Charcoal Satin SY

Cherry Satin SL

Mahogany Satin SM

Natural Satin SN


Wrap-tite

Black Cortex 0G

Black Galaxy BG

Blue Sparkle 32

Champagne Sparkle 0C

Gold Sparkle 33

Green Sparkle 54

Olive Sparkle 36

Red Oyster Pearl RP

Red Sparkle 27

Shampayne SP

Silver Sparkle 0S

Sky Blue Pearl 52

Teal Sparkle 37

Vintage Black Oyster 1Q2

Vintage White Marine NM

White Cortex 0F

White Marine Pearl 0P

Components Sizes



Component Drums


Custom configure any combination of components with the Ludwig Configuration Generator

Bass Drums    
Diameter Depth Model
18" 12" LB828
16" LB868
18" 14" LB848
16" LB868
20" 14" LB840
16" LB860
18" LB880
22" 14" LB842
16" LB862
18" LB882
20" LB802
24" 14" LB844
16" LB864
18" LB884
20" LB804
26" 14" LB846
16" LB866

Floor Toms    
Diameter Depth Model
14" 12" LF824
14" LF844
15" 13" LF835
14" LF845
16" 14" LF846
16" LF866
18" 16" LF868

Snare Drums    
Diameter Depth Model
14" 5" LS401
6.5" LS403
14" 3.5" LS558
13" 6" LS557
13" 3" LS462
12" 6" LS555
Toms    
Diameter Depth Model
6" 8" LT886
8" 7" LT878
8" LT888
10" 7" LT870
8" LT880
9" LT890
12" 8" LT882
9" LT892
10" LT802
11" LT812
13" 9" LT893
10" LT803
11" LT813
12" LT823
14" 10" LT804
11" LT814
12" LT824
13" LT834
14" LT844
15" 12" LT825
13" LT835
14" LT845
16" 13" LT836
14" LT846
16" LT866




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