View Single Post
Old 03-28-2017, 04:07 PM
Rotarded's Avatar
Rotarded Rotarded is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Posts: 218
Default Re: Can you help me ID this snare drum?

Originally Posted by GoAndPractice View Post
Man that's close but this thing is super heavy! I don't know if aluminum can be this heavy, even with how thick it is. It sure looks like a steel shell similar to this one:

I've called the company and they weren't sure in their US office. They sent a note to their Taiwan office and said they'd get back to me. I'll post what I find.
I just calculated the weight of a 14in x 6.5in x 4.5mm cylinder in both aluminum and stainless steel. The stainless came out to a bit over 14lbs (aluminum would be just under 5lbs) and if you subtract a bit of material for the machined holes and the beveled bearing edge, you get very close to the weight of yours. Stainless is also non ferrous and a magnet will not stick to it
1964 Ludwig (12,13,14,16,20)
DW Performance (8,10,12,14,16,22)
1976 Ludwig SS (12,14,18)

Last edited by Rotarded; 03-28-2017 at 06:11 PM.
Reply With Quote