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Rotarded

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Update from my last post almost 2 years ago:

5"x14" Ludwig 1990s 10 lug Black Galaxy Acrolite
5"x14" Ludwig 1968 Acrolite
6.5"x14" Ludwig 1977 NYC Bd of Ed Acrolite, Factory Imperial lugs
6.5"x14" Ludwig 2020 Copperphonic with Copper hardware
6.5"x14" Ludwig 1984 75th Anniversary Engraved Bronze Shell
5"x14" Ludwig 1976 Lacquer over brass
6.5"x14" Ludwig 1990s Engraved Black Beauty, Brass tube lugs and Die cast hoops
5"x14" Ludwig 1964 Supraphonic
5"x14" Ludwig 1968 Super Sensitive
6.5"x14" Ludwig 2019 Supraphonic Chrome over Brass
6.5"x14" Ludwig & Ludwig 1947 Standard Deluxe 3ply Maple and Art Gold hardware
5"x14" Ludwig 1959 Jazz Festival 3 ply Mahogany
6.5"x14 Ludwig 1959 Auditorium 3ply Mahogany


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5.5"x14" DW 3mm Bell Brass with Gold hardware
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5.5"x14" DW / Craviotto Steam Bent Cherry
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MrDrums2112

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My current collection - each one offers a unique and versatile voice, and rotate through them frequently…
Noble & Cooley
5x14 SS Maple
7x14 SS Walnut
6.5 x14 CD Maple
Yamaha
5.5x14 Steve Gadd Signature
Slingerland
5x14 Radio King (1959)
8x14 Radio King (1930s)

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A lot has changed in 3 years. Derosier snare not pictured...

Metal on the left:
  • 6.5" x 14" Ludwig 100th Anniversary Black Beauty
  • 5" x 14" Ludwig Black Beauty
  • 6.5" x 14" Ludwig Supraphonic 402
  • 5" x 14" Ludwig Supraphonic 400
  • 6.5" x 14" Ludwig Acrolite reissued w/keystone badge & tube lugs
  • 6.5" x 14" Ludwig Acrolite reissued
  • 5" x 14" Ludwig Acrolite 1970s
  • 8" x 14" Ludwig Copperphonic
Wood on the right:
  • 6.5" x 14" Ludwig Legacy Mahogany
  • 6.5" x 14" Ludwig Classic Maple
  • 6.5" x 14" Ludwig Classic Maple (salesman)
  • 5" x 14" Ludwig Pioneer 1965
  • 8" x 14" Ludwig Standard Maple
  • 5" x 14" Ludwig Classic Maple (citrus mod)
  • 5.5" x 14" Pearl Masters Custom w/re-rings 1990s
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Hum.... one of these things is not like the others!
 

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Wow! Some wonderful collections...thanks for sharing!

Here is my small but purposeful collection (photo of collection below) :

Left column:
'66 5x14 Oyster Black Pearl Pioneer
'65 5x14 Supraphonic
''80's-90's Rocker rewrap- Oyster blue Pearl
2000's Ludwig 10 lug Black/white badge metal snare

Right column:
'90's 5x14 Ludwig Rocker rewrap- oyster black pearl
-'66 Acrolite 5x14
-'90's 5x14 Ludwig Rocker rewrap- oyster black pearl

Missing
-another ''80's-90's 5x14 Rocker rewrap- Oyster blue Pearl (boxed with '65 Oyster Blue Super Classic set)
-late 80's-early 90's Ludwig 6.5x14 Black/white badge chrome wood snare (recent purchase)


All can work/interchange with my 4 vintage Ludwig sets ('65-'67)
Thanks for letting me share!
 

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I didn’t think I had too many till I tried to take a picture with all of them in it. Still need to get another sound king to replace one I gave away.
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blue/olive acrolite
Blue/olive NYC acrolite
Black/white Ludwig rocker (was COW now rustoleum over wood)
Slingerland artist
Ludwig Classic Birch
Cleveland Rogers Powertone
Slingerland festival/ buddy rich factory messup/hybrid
Tama Swingstar steel 6.5
Ludwig Lm402
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I'm limiting myself to six (6) working snares.

Been going around all day, ripping snare wires off drums.
...Will post pictures of all working drums, tomorrow!
 
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Ludwigboy

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I didn’t think I had too many till I tried to take a picture with all of them in it. Still need to get another sound king to replace one I gave away. View attachment 524649
blue/olive acrolite
Blue/olive NYC acrolite
Black/white Ludwig rocker (was COW now rustoleum over wood)
Slingerland artist
Ludwig Classic Birch
Cleveland Rogers Powertone
Slingerland festival/ buddy rich factory messup/hybrid
Tama Swingstar steel 6.5
Ludwig Lm402
Liberty 14x10 acrylic
That's great...like a "leaning tower of snares" ;):p
 

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My snare collection can be somewhat fluid as snares done in and go out . This week the collection contains :
N&C 6” Walnut SS
N&C 5” Sassafras SS
N&C 6” Alloy Classic
Ludwig 5” Engraved Black Beauty
Tama 6.5” Star Walnut
Sonor 14 x 5.75” Benny Greb signature beech
Summit 8” Sassafras

I have two snares on order now
Tama 4.5” Peter Erskine Jazz snare
Sonor 5.75” Vintage Series WMP

My collection is considerably smaller since my self imposed purge of seta and snares .

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I'm pretty happy with these.

Front row (l to r).

Tama Artstar White Piano Lacquer,

Tama Mastercraft Rosewood 1980,

Home built snare with Premier hoops (one of my go to's)

Ludwig Supra 1966 refitted with P86 strainer and die cast batter hoop. (a constant, never fails)

Carlton pipe band drum I bought for fun though it was missing all the inner and outer snare mechanisms, and the finish had been baked. I couldn't find the hardware, so I added a new throw, butt plate, some Ludwig legs and an Active snare set up I had kicking around. I like it.

Ludwig Blacrolite with Imperial Lugs

Second row (L to R)

Premier Royal Scot

Pearl 3.5" Copper Free Floater

Pearl (1st generation) 6.5 Maple Free Floater

Pearl spare brass Free Floater shell

Tempus 14x5

Wells Drums 14x6.5 steam bent maple

Canwood 13x4 snare spraybombed gold by some miscreant, still plays like a dream

2 John Grey snares (one rewrapped by someone, somewhere, sometime, the other CoB)

Olympic model 802 (1950's)

Third row--top of the sofa-- (L to R)

Rogers Satellite 13X3, 1972

Rogers Dynasonic 1968
 

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I keep detailed records of all my gear for insurance reasons. Here’s my current lineup by size...

1. Ludwig Black Beauty Brass LB408, 8”x14”, 1.2mm Brass Shell, Clear Lacquer over Black Nickel, Chrome Hardware, 10-Lug Hoops, Dunnett/Gibraltar Throw-Off, Ludwig P33 Diecast Butt Plate

2. DW Collector’s Maple, 8”x14”, LE 40th Anniversary, 11ply VLT Maple Shell, Metallic Pewter Burst Lacquer over Tamo Ash Exotic, Pewter Hardware, 10-Lug Hoops, 1 of 40


3. DW Collector’s Maple, 7”x14”, 11ply Maple X-Shell, Natural Lacquer over Black Limba Exotic, Black Nickel Hardware, 10-Lug Hoops

4. DW Collector’s LE Cymbal Fusion 15th Anniversary Rosewood, 7”x14”, 15ply Santos Rosewood Shell, Natural Satin Oil over Santos Rosewood, Black Nickel Hardware, 10-Lug Diecast Hoops, 1 of 15


5. Ludwig Pewter Copperphonic LC665, 6.5”x14”, 1.2mm Copper Shell, Brushed Pewter over Copper, Chrome Hardware, 10-Lug Hoops, Dunnett/Gibraltar Throw-Off, Ludwig P33 Diecast Butt Plate

6. DW Collector’s Brass, 6.5”x14”, 3mm Brass Shell, Clear Lacquer over Polished Brass, Chrome Hardware, 10-Lug Diecast Hoops

7. Ludwig LE Black Beauty Bronze LB546, 6.5”x14”, 1mm Bronze Shell, Clear Lacquer over Black Nickel, Chrome Hardware, 10-Lug Hoops, Dunnett/Gibraltar Throw-Off, Ludwig P33 Diecast Butt Plate


8. DW Collector’s Maple, 6”x14”, 11ply Maple X-Shell with Mapa Burl Re-Rings, Rich Red Fade Lacquer over Mapa Burl Exotic, Nickel Hardware, 10-Lug Hoops


9. Ludwig Chrome over Brass LB400B, 5”x14”, 1.2mm Seamless Brass Shell, Clear Lacquer over Chrome, Chrome Hardware, 10-Lug Hoops, Dunnett/Gibraltar Throw-Off, Ludwig P33 Diecast Butt Plate


10. Mapex Black Panther Fastback, 7”x12”, 5.1mm Maple Shell, Sienna Burst Lacquer over Maple, Chrome Hardware, 8-Lug Hoops
 

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I keep detailed records of all my gear for insurance reasons. Here’s my current lineup by size...

1. Ludwig Black Beauty Brass LB408, 8”x14”, 1.2mm Brass Shell, Clear Lacquer over Black Nickel, Chrome Hardware, 10-Lug Hoops, Dunnett/Gibraltar Throw-Off, Ludwig P33 Diecast Butt Plate

2. DW Collector’s Maple, 8”x14”, LE 40th Anniversary, 11ply VLT Maple Shell, Metallic Pewter Burst Lacquer over Tamo Ash Exotic, Pewter Hardware, 10-Lug Hoops, 1 of 40


3. DW Collector’s Maple, 7”x14”, 11ply Maple X-Shell, Natural Lacquer over Black Limba Exotic, Black Nickel Hardware, 10-Lug Hoops

4. DW Collector’s LE Cymbal Fusion 15th Anniversary Rosewood, 7”x14”, 15ply Santos Rosewood Shell, Natural Satin Oil over Santos Rosewood, Black Nickel Hardware, 10-Lug Diecast Hoops, 1 of 15


5. Ludwig Pewter Copperphonic LC665, 6.5”x14”, 1.2mm Copper Shell, Brushed Pewter over Copper, Chrome Hardware, 10-Lug Hoops, Dunnett/Gibraltar Throw-Off, Ludwig P33 Diecast Butt Plate

6. DW Collector’s Brass, 6.5”x14”, 3mm Brass Shell, Clear Lacquer over Polished Brass, Chrome Hardware, 10-Lug Diecast Hoops

7. Ludwig LE Black Beauty Bronze LB546, 6.5”x14”, 1mm Bronze Shell, Clear Lacquer over Black Nickel, Chrome Hardware, 10-Lug Hoops, Dunnett/Gibraltar Throw-Off, Ludwig P33 Diecast Butt Plate


8. DW Collector’s Maple, 6”x14”, 11ply Maple X-Shell with Mapa Burl Re-Rings, Rich Red Fade Lacquer over Mapa Burl Exotic, Nickel Hardware, 10-Lug Hoops


9. Ludwig Chrome over Brass LB400B, 5”x14”, 1.2mm Seamless Brass Shell, Clear Lacquer over Chrome, Chrome Hardware, 10-Lug Hoops, Dunnett/Gibraltar Throw-Off, Ludwig P33 Diecast Butt Plate


10. Mapex Black Panther Fastback, 7”x12”, 5.1mm Maple Shell, Sienna Burst Lacquer over Maple, Chrome Hardware, 8-Lug Hoops
#1 must be a beast
 

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It's been several months since we saw this thread come up but I always enjoy seeing new pics posted in it. I needed to re-head a few drums today so I thought I would take a few new family group photos. Here is my small 10 drums, somewhat sad compaired to many of your amazing collections, but I went through a lot of drums to get here, and I mean a LOT and im pretty happy with this current line up.

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5 X 12 Stage Custom Yamaha
4 X 14 Lp Ascend maple
5.5 X 14 Pearl Studio Session Select
5 X 14 60s Ludwig Pioneer
6.5 X 14 WFL 490 6L
6.5 X 14 WFL 490 6L DD
5 X 14 Gretsch RB 1966 COB Lightning t/o
5 X 14 Gretsch RB Renown WMP 1965
 

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Mine currently!

14x6.5 Pearl Sensitone Elite Aluminum
14x6.5 Gretsch Bell Brass - soon Drumcraft Cast Bronze
14x5.5 Pearl Student Steel
14x5 Ludwig Acrolite
14x6.5 Tama Rosewood
14x6.5 Ludwig Classic Maple Exotic
14x6.5 DW Collectors Purple Heart
10x6 Drumcraft Series 8 Maple

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Love that Tama rosewood snare!
 


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