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Old 04-14-2006, 04:37 AM
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Default Re: John Bonham Fans

once and for all.....i found a site with all of bonhams kits....every single one each with all the specs

now look closeley at the picture (the congas in the background)....the following info mentions the congas so this info is about this kit:::

Bonham's first Endorsement kit from Ludwig was in 1969. Carmine Appice got him a Ludwig Endorsement by personally ringing the Ludwig factory.

Ludwig, Finish-Thermo-Gloss Natural Maple
14"x26" x2 Bass Drums-model #-926L
Cymbal Mounts-model #-1372C
Bass drum spurs were 2 sets of Ludwig Disappearing spurs-model #-1303C on each drum.
12"x14" Tom-Custom Order**
16"x16" Floor Tom-model # 950L
16"x18" Floor Tom-model # 952L (this was added later on)
6.5"x14" Chrome Supra-Phonic Snare Drum-model # 402

He also used a pair of conga drums. (look in the picture...theres clearly congas)

**For years I thought his tom was a 12"x15" but Todd Trent from Ludwig told me it was 12"x14" not a 12"x15" (Thanks Todd!)

check it out for yourself

http://www.griptoad.com/JBKITS.html
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