Ludwig Snare Drums

 Ludwig Snare Drums
Ludwig Supralite Snare Drum

The Ludwig Supralite Snare Drums was designed with a mirrored, polished, 1 mm beaded steel shell for a bright, cutting attack, while providing a wide mid-range overtone.

Standard hardware includes chrome plated brass tube lugs, 2.3 mm chrome plated triple flange hoops, and brass snare wires.

Good looking, Great sounding, Priced right…the Ludwig Supralite is for every drummer.

Ludwig Supralite Snare Drum
1mm Beaded Steel Shell
Chrome plated brass tube lugs
2.3mm Chrome plated Triple Flange Hoops
Brass Snare Wires
Availability: 5.5"x14", 6.5"x14", 8"x14", 5"x15"
Ludwig Supraphonic Snare Drum


Performance-proven, the sound that fueled the most hit recordings in history, Ludwig Supraphonic is the snare choice of the pros.

The USA-made chrome-plated, seamless, beaded aluminum shell produces a bright, crisp attack with the perfect balance of full resonant tone and snare crack.

From Jazz to Metal, Ludwig's Supraphonic 400s provide the perfect sound in the studio or on the stage.With your choice of Imperial or Tube Lugs, Smooth or Hammered Shells, the Supraphonic will give you what you need when you need it.

Ludwig Supraphonic Snare Drum
1.7mm Seamless Aluminum Shell
2.3mm Steel Triple Flanged Hoops
P88AC Throw Off
P35P Butt Plate
Ludwig Weather Master Medium Coated Head
Ludwig Weather Master Clear Snare Side Head
10 lugs


Ludwig Black Beauty Snare Drum

One of the primary reasons Ludwig is "The Most Famous Name On Drums" is the legendary Black Beauty Snare Drum. The drum is constructed of a single sheet of brass that is machine drawn into a seamless beaded shell. However, due to their truly unique and difficult manufacturing process, only a very limited number of Black Beauties are available each year from Ludwig USA.

A true American original, the Black Beauty provides a warm, round metallic tone that is often imitated, but never duplicated.

Ludwig Black Beauty Snare Drum
1.2mm Seamless Brass Shell Black Nickel Plated
2.3mm Steel Triple Flanged Hoops
P88AC Throw Off, 10 lugs
P35P Butt Plate
Hammered or Smooth Shell
Choice of Tube or Imperial Lugs
Choice of Chrome or Brass Hardware
Availability: 5"x14", 6.5"x14", 8"x14"

 Proudly carrying the Ludwig line of snare drums:


Black Beauty
Jazz Fest Series
Super Series
Hammered Brass
Bronze Phonic
Classic Maple
Standard Maple
Carl Palmer "Venus"
Heirloom Stainless Steel
Alex Van Halen Supraphonic
Raw Brass Phonic
Heirloom Brass
Black Magic


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