Ludwig Standard Series Polished Timpani Set Of 2 Standard Series Polished Kettle Upon arriving home after his wartime service, Wm. F. Ludwig II discovered his father, William, Sr., quietly working away on yet another revolutionary timpani design. At that time, timpani were mounted on a pedestal. Instead, William, Sr. successfully mounted a kettle on support struts like the original Dresden design. Then, he added his original design of the floor pedal with Balanced Action(TM) tuning - promptly naming it the Symphonic model.
Maple and birch drum sets (drums only) - 3 year warranty. Marching and tympani drums - 3 year warranty. Sticks and hardware - one year warranty. Cases - one year warranty. Accent Drum line - one year warranty.