EXPERIENCE. INNOVATION. CRAFTSMANSHIP
Ludwig Drums have captivated players with their unrestrained style, design, and sound. From our humble beginnings in Chicago, IL to our historic operations refined in Monroe, NC, Ludwig Drums is dedicated to serving drummers and the fine art of drum craftsmanship. We are pleased to introduce our new product releases for 2020.
Old-World craftsmanship builds today’s sound!
Classic Oak is built off of our Oak shell formula that has captivated professionals for the last decade. Our cross-over Oak/Maple design offers a rich tone that is balanced, focused, and loud. With exciting new finishes and configurable options, Classic Oak now joins its counterpart, Classic Maple, to deliver a dynamic professional drum set.
L7482AX__ 22" Classic Oak Mod: 18X22 BD, 16X16 FT, 9X12 TT, 8X10 TT
L7342AX__WC 22" Classic Oak Fab: 14x22 BD, 16x16 FT, 9x13 TT
L7340AX__ 20" Classic Oak Downbeat: 14x20 BD, 14x14 FT, 8x12 TT
L7344AX__WC 24” Classic Oak Pro Beat: 14x24 BD, 16x16 FT, 9x13 TT
LACQUER AND PAINT FINISHES:
Tennessee Whiskey - TW Smoke - SK Night Oak - BH
Red Sparkle - 27 Green Sparkle - 54 Silver Sparkle - 0S
Neu’ and limited for 2020 production is a bold, new look for NeuSonic with Digital Black Oyster! Cutting-edge looks with classic undertones, this special edition outfit is available in Ludwig’s most popular configurations. Each drum is fitted with our new Special Edition badge!
SPECIFICATIONS: (Available in Fab Configuration Only)
L24233TXDB: 14x22 Bass Drum, 16x16 Floor Tom, 9x13 Tom Tom with Cymbal Clamp
Digital Black Oyster - DB
The Ludwig Outfitter is turning drummers into designers and they’re turning out the drum set of their dreams!
Our new kit builder tool offers a much more comprehensive selection of revered options for all of Ludwig’s professional lines: Classic Oak, Classic Maple, Legacy Mahogany, and Legacy Maple. Drummers can showcase their style and creativity with a configured drum set.
Customized, personalized, and captivating – make it yours with The Ludwig Outfitter!
Ludwig’s Element Evolution series offers a new look and Zildjian cymbal set for the advancing drummer. Emerald Green Sparkle and Gold Sparkle offer new dynamic looks to complement the enhanced sound of the brand-new Zildjian i series cymbal pack. Equip yourself with the right look and sound as your playing evolves.
Professional performance meets compact convenience complete with classic looks with the Ludwig Breakbeats by Questlove. The leading drum set for today’s metropolitan-professional is available in a new finish, Sahara Swirl. Featuring new cast bass drum claws and anti-slip bass drum lift!
LC178XX017: 14x16 Bass Drum,13x13 Floor Tom,7x10 Tom Tom, and 5x14 Snare Drum
Sahara Swirl - 17
BLACK BEAUTY 8-LUG
The industry’s most revered snare drum takes on a new standard configuration! Introducing the new Black Beauty 8-lug. This drum is outfitted with standard Phonic series hardware: imperial lugs, 2.3mm triple-flanged hoops, P88 throw-off, and P35 butt-plate. This traditional lug configuration results in a drum with an elevated response that brings out a grittier tone with an enhanced presence in the sustain.
LB414 5x14 Black Beauty 8-Lug
LB415 6.5x14 Black Beauty 8-Lug
By popular demand Ludwig presents the Legacy Mahogany Jazz Fest Snare Drums in even more Classic finishes. Jazz Fest Snare Drums feature a Vintage 64’ bed, 8 Twin Lugs, 3-Step Baseball Bat
Tone-Control and a white “Reso-Coat” interior.
Standard Wrap-Tite Finish Codes
NEW Blue Sparkle -32 Black Galaxy - BG Mod Orange - 51 NEW Silver Sparkle - 0S NEW Sky Blue Pearl - 52 Vintage Black Oyster -1Q Vintage Blue Oyster -2Q NEW White Marine Pearl - 0P
PEWTER OVER COPPER
Copperphonic like you’ve never seen it before! Our most recent addition to the Phonic family of snare drums is now available in a new Pewter finish. A brand-new sheen adding a little more sustain to the naturally dark tone of our Copperphonic shell.
This is a Limited Edition production complete with our new Special Edition badge.
LC664 5x14 Pewter Copper Snare
LC665 6.5x14 Pewter Copper Snare
AGED EXOTIC CARPATHIAN ELM
Artisan-Select aged exotic veneers handcrafted to perfection. This latest Aged Exotic snare drum features undeniably rich examples of Carpathian Elm veneer alternated with plies of North American Maple. It is a 10-ply shell with 5-ply re-rings finished in our proprietary Poly-Glass Lacquer for maximum durability. To top it off, both these are completed with Nickel Die- Cast hoops, tube lugs, P88 Throw-off, and P35. This material was sourced from a private stock stored for some 30+years. There will be only 40 total snare drums available in North America only. Includes Ludwig floral script logo snare bag.
SPECIFICATIONS: (Available in U.S.A Only)
LS403XXCE 6.5x14 Carpathian Elm Snare
SPEED KING - L203 Ludwig Speed King Foot Pedal
Speed Remastered! Back by popular demand in all of its former glory and then some…the return of the Ludwig Speed King Bass Drum Pedal!
This newest version preserves all of the features of the Speed King of old but with more advanced features which include improved cam bearings, a more reliable and smoother direct-drive linkage, and heel plate bearings. All in a beautiful polished chrome finish.
This is your father’s Speed King only better!
SPEED FLYER - L204SF Ludwig Speed Flyer Foot Pedal
Built to fly! Ludwig is excited to release the new era of Speed Pedals for today’s drummers. Our top of the line bass drum pedal has more than just a new name. It’s been optimized extensively with the following features; improved beater with traditional Speed sizing and increased weight, improved heel with smooth action bearings, improved toe clamp to reduce hoop damage with secured grip, new ergonomic wing bolts and attached drum key, improved baseboard for added strength, orientation marks for easier cam adjustments, and anti-slip cam features for maximum stability. All with a new sleek look and design.
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