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From their humble Chicago beginnings to their current Charlotte headquarters, Ludwig has spanned over 100 years of American drum manufacturing. As one of the most respected names in drums, Ludwig has captured a total of 10 Drum Corps International drum titles with Spirit of Atlanta, The Bridgemen, and The Blue Devils Drum & Bugle Corps.

Setting the standard for power and resonance, Ludwig Ultimate bass drums are specifically crafted for today’s marching activity. Constructed with durable 10-ply maple hoops, oversized reinforced claws, and 6mm tension rods, these drums are forged to hold up even in the toughest of conditions. Hand-sanded bearing edges and the exclusive RFST molding process complete the unmistakable Ludwig Sound.
Ludwig Ultimate Marching Bass Drum - Black 22 in.
Ludwig Ultimate Marching Bass Drum - Black 22 in.
Ludwig Ultimate Marching Bass Drum - Black 22 in.

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  • Bass Drum(s): Multiple sizes available
  • Total Pieces: 1
  • Shell Material: Maple
  • Construction: 6-Ply
  • Thickness (mm): Info Not Available
  • Bearing Edge: 45° with 1/8 in. round over
  • Reinforcement Ring: No
Drum Hardware
  • Material: Aluminum
  • Mounts: Not Applicable
  • Hoops: 10-ply maple
  • Lugs: Standard
  • Heads: Branded
  • Finish Type: Integrated cortex
  • Country of Origin: United States

collapse expand iconWarranty

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.

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