Ludwig 13x3 Black Beauty.

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Alright, I’m totally prepared to have to wait 5 years+, but if I can find a lead here….

I’m looking for a 13x3 Black Nickel over Bronze BB.
Large Monroe badge.

It can be a little beat up, I’m gonna play it.

I have the 6.5 and the 5 is on the way.

If anyone even knows where one is, let me know so that if they sell, I’m on their radar.
 

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Did they make both bronze and brass 3”x13” black beauties or was it only bronze? Just curious to see how much of a needle in a haystack this really is.
 

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I have one that I believe is brass. I was hoping it was bronze. Unfortunately it was dropped from a building, run over by a bus, and trampled by a heard of elephants before I got it......like literally. I did a thread on it a few years back. She'll split in many areas and it is barely held together but sounds amazing somehow! I put die casts on it.....
Good luck....
 

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I have one that I believe is brass. I was hoping it was bronze. Unfortunately it was dropped from a building, run over by a bus, and trampled by a heard of elephants before I got it......like literally. I did a thread on it a few years back. She'll split in many areas and it is barely held together but sounds amazing somehow! I put die casts on it.....
Good luck....

Link to thread? I love salvages
 

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Did you catch what it went for?
Actually it was on ebay. $550 and didn't sell, just looked and was relisted and sold for $450. No mention or pictures to see if it was Brass or Bronze

 

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Oh yeah that’s bronze, how’s it holding up?
Like a champ. I purposely put an Aquarian Modern Vintage head on the top because the shell fans out from the top. It was tough to get it on but it's doing a great job keeping everything together with the thicker collar it has. The drum sounds great. I'm not sure why I thought it was brass (I think that was the DFO consensus) I'm very happy to find out it may be bronze........
 

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Like a champ. I purposely put an Aquarian Modern Vintage head on the top because the shell fans out from the top. It was tough to get it on but it's doing a great job keeping everything together with the thicker collar it has. The drum sounds great. I'm not sure why I thought it was brass (I think that was the DFO consensus) I'm very happy to find out it may be bronze........

That inside bearing edge will let you know.
 

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