Originally Posted by mikeellis
Some time ago, I was told that Ian still uses his old Ludwigs for recording. Naturally this was NOT from Ian himself so I can't be 100% sure if that is the case.
I've heard that also. But the Pearl Masters Premium http://www.pearldrum.com/masters.asp
with a thin 4 ply (Luddie was 3) and maple reinforcement rings is gonna come darn close to that good old Luddie sound.