Hi all, I purchased a Ludwig Black Beauty 14x6,5" snare recently. It has a blue/olive badge but is new. AFAIK Ludwig only produces keystone badge versions nowadays. I'd love to find out the story behind the B/O badge on this new BB.
The box said "Fact. Ex.", does anyone know what this means...
Okay, so, I used a sale as an excuse to throw money at a Ludwig Black Beauty about a month ago. Over the past week, out of curiosity, I started checking the serial numbers on my cymbals and drums just to estimate their age, but when I got to the BB there was no serial number on the badge. It's a...
Hello people of drummerworld!
long time reader of the forum but only just taken the plunge and joined, so I apologise if I'm posting this in the wrong place..
Anyway, I've been looking for a 14x6.5 black Galaxy acrolite over here in the UK for a while and finally managed to order one from A...
As the title suggests, I'm on the brink of biting the bullet and getting a (new) Black Beauty. In my case it'll be a 14"x6.5" with tube lugs.
I figure if I'm going to go big on a snare, I may as well go all in and get one I'm unlikely to ever feel the need to upgrade, and one that, if I look...
this is my 1972 Rogers drum set, 24,12,13,16 and my 70's Black beauty 14x6,5, recorded only with zoom Q2 i 3 different places.I hope you will like it
Hi, what do you think about my 70's 14x6,5 Black beauty? it's my favorite snare, I love 70's ludwigs, especially 24' 3 ply bass drum
My local Ludwig dealer has a bronze 14 - 6.5 snare (LB552KT) I must have. I'm looking to upgrade the heads and snare wires immediately. Would like to know anyone's experiences of what works successfully. I play mainly jazz and blues.
I'm in the market for a 6.5 x 14 Ludwig Black Beauty. I'm not sure if I want to go new or try to find a good vintage (70's-80s era) model.
I have a few questions. I'm hoping that someone can help educate me.
Is it true that the older models were heavier than the new Black Beauty? 12 lbs vs 6...
Hi ive been trying to figure out something. i have a 4 piece ludwig drum kit. i rack tom 1 floor snare and bass drum. i can never get my snare drum to make the sound i want its 6.5" by 14" . i want to make it sound as much like bonhams sound as possible and i only use remo heads. would a coated...