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Ludwig Black Beauty 8-Lug Brass Snare Drum 14 x 6.5 in.

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1500000318581   POS #:116303249
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For over a century, the Ludwig Black Beauty has been the industry standard for tone and purity in a metal snare drum. This brass model takes the series back to its roots, when the original Black Beauty was created in 1920 with only eight lugs, to create a larger “sweet spot” on the playing surface. This 8-lug configuration allows for a wider range ...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

For over a century, the Ludwig Black Beauty has been the industry standard for tone and purity in a metal snare drum. This brass model takes the series back to its roots, when the original Black Beauty was created in 1920 with only eight lugs, to create a larger “sweet spot” on the playing surface. This 8-lug configuration allows for a wider range of tones on the edges while creating a more forgiving center, making sure the backbeats stay crisp, clear and consistent with each hit. It’s an excellent addition to any high-end collection, or a trusty centerpiece to build a new kit around.

This 8-lug Black Beauty snare drum is built from a seamless brass shell, made in the USA and, of course, painstakingly plated with Black Nickel. The shell is fitted with 2.3 mm triple flange hoops for a sharp attack and easy resonance. The tension rods are anchored to a single row of those eight recognizable Ludwig bridge lugs. The snare is outfitted with iconic Ludwig "Weather Master" heads and their proprietary P88 throw off and P35 die-cast butt plate.

Features

  • Brass snare drum with 8-lug configuration
  • Seamless brass shell crafted in the USA for warmth and resonance
  • Black nickel plating for that classic Black Beauty look
  • 2.3 mm triple-flange hoops and single-row bridge lugs
  • Proprietary die-cast butt plate and P88 throw-off
  • Fitted with Ludwig Weather Master heads
Specifications
Configuration
  • Snare size: Multiple sizes
  • Total pieces: 1
Shells
  • Shell material: Brass
  • Shell construction: Solid
Hardware
  • Hardware material: Steel
  • Hoop type: Triple-flange
  • Lugs: Bridge
  • Throw-off: Side
  • Snares: Steel
Other
  • Heads: Factory
  • Finish type: Nickel-plated
  • Country of origin: United States
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