Ludwig classic maple kits

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Elvis is correct -- the OP is talking about the Ludwig Classic Maple series which was not available before 1998.
 

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How crazy! I've got to play a battle of the Bands down here in El Dorado next month and the house kit is the exact kit I played in Nashville! Black oyster classic maple! Gonna be a good gig!
 

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I've seen a couple posts here talk about how well Ludwig Classic Maples project, which reminded me of a shootout video in which I thought just the opposite. In the room mic examples at high tuning, the Ludwigs sound the weakest of the three kits to me. I put the times below of the room mic examples. Thoughts?

Canopus - 5:10
Sonor - 9:19
Ludwig - 12:17

 

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Can’t go wrong with CM’s but I think I already said that. Here’s a couple of mine I had.
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I love my classic maple kit. maybe the best sounding kit I have ever owned. I went with the Steve Maxwell vintage build in Downbeat sizes
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I trust internet videos about as far as I can throw them.

I own an 12.14.18 CM jazzette.

The drums project like crazy, and sound 2x as "big" as they actually are - especially the 14x18k and the 14 floor.

Proper heads and tuning will reveal the depth and power of the CM's.
 

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Lovely Salesman. I used to not like that pattern at all. Over time it’s grown and grown in me. So unique and funky. Same with Duco. But those Spaun kits with the powder coated colored hardware? Haven’t warmed up to them.
 


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