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    Ludwig Black Cortex 8" x 14" Classic Maple Snare

    Still available.
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    Ludwig Black Cortex 8" x 14" Classic Maple Snare

    I special ordered this from Ludwig around 9 - 10 years ago (I can't remember exactly, but I think it was 2011). I only ever used a few times for studio and home recording, so it's still in excellent condition. No issues whatsoever. Still has the factory Ludwig snare side head on it. $450/shipped...
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    11 Groundbreaking Drummers Who Raised the Bar for Hybrid/Electronic Drumming

    Yeah, didn't he help build/design the electronic kit he was playing in Missing Persons? I still have an old Modern Drummer magazine from '84 (I think?) where he talks about it. I might have to try to dig that up this weekend.
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    Gretsch & Ludwig custom order experiences?

    I ordered a custom classic maple Ludwig kit 2 years ago and was very happy with it. There was a delay with it, but it wasn't Ludwig's fault. I had to supply them with mirror chrome wrap since they didn't offer it anymore, but there was a problem with the wrap, so that held it up for a little...
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    Video of the Ludwig Booth at NAMM

    I was going to mention that, too, although it looks like the 12" and 13" toms are mounted with the ISO mounts on the bottom as well. I wonder why they didn't just use the Atlas mounts on all the toms. Also, the Gauger mount on the 6" tom may be because Ludwig doesn't make a 6" Vibraband. That...
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    Need help configuring a DW rack

    Hi everyone, This is my first post here, and I was hoping I could get some help and/or recommendations on building a basic drum rack using (mostly) DW components. I have ZERO experience using or building a rack, and it's a little overwhelming. It's for a double bass kit with 2 rack toms, so I'm...