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    Ludwig Supraphonic Snare Drum Ludwig Supraphonic Snare Drum
    Ludwig Supraphonic Snare Drum

    This American-made metal snare drum offers a bright, cutting, and crisp sound that's found on countless...

    Starting at $499.00
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    $465.52
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    Ludwig Supraphonic Black Beauty Snare Drum Ludwig Supraphonic Black Beauty Snare Drum
    Ludwig Supraphonic Black Beauty Snare Drum

    The Black Beauty has been a Ludwig tradition for 70 years. The shell is constructed of a single sheet of brass...

    $749.00
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    $599.20
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    Ludwig Black Magic Snare Ludwig Black Magic Snare
    Ludwig Black Magic Snare

    A classic formula for a more aggressive musical age, Black Magic snare drums share the same shell type with...

    $399.00
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    $351.12
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    Ludwig Supralite Snare Drum Ludwig Supralite Snare Drum
    Starting at $179.00
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    Ludwig Black Beauty Snare Drum Ludwig Black Beauty Snare Drum
    $819.00
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    Ludwig Black Beauty Snare Drum 14 x 8 in. Ludwig Black Beauty Snare Drum 14 x 8 in.
    $849.00
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    Ludwig Acrolite Classic Aluminum Snare Drum Ludwig Acrolite Classic Aluminum Snare Drum
    Starting at $399.00
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    Ludwig Classic Series Hybrid Black Oak Shell Snare Drum Ludwig Classic Series Hybrid Black Oak Shell Snare Drum
    $299.00
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    Ludwig Copper Phonic Smooth Snare Drum Ludwig Copper Phonic Smooth Snare Drum
    Starting at $759.00
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    Ludwig Hand Hammered Black Beauty Snare Drum with Tube Style Lugs Ludwig Hand Hammered Black Beauty Snare Drum with Tube Style Lugs
    $759.00
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    Ludwig Hand Hammered Black Beauty Snare Drum with Imperial Lugs Ludwig Hand Hammered Black Beauty Snare Drum with Imperial Lugs
    Ludwig Hand Hammered Black Beauty Snare Drum with Imperial...

    Among Ludwig's most famous and legendary snare drums of all, this Black Beauty snare drum will give you that...

    $729.00
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    Ludwig Copper Phonic Hammered Snare Drum Ludwig Copper Phonic Hammered Snare Drum
    Starting at $779.00
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    $703.12
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    Ludwig Supralite Steel Snare Drum Ludwig Supralite Steel Snare Drum
    $199.00
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    Ludwig Black Magic Snare Drum Ludwig Black Magic Snare Drum
    Ludwig Black Magic Snare Drum

    Delivers the classic tone that players have come to expect from Ludwig”with a modern flair.

    $399.00
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    $351.12
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    Ludwig Classic Maple Snare Drum Ludwig Classic Maple Snare Drum
    Starting at $471.00
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    Ludwig Classic Maple Snare Drum Ludwig Classic Maple Snare Drum
    Starting at $488.00
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    $429.44
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    Ludwig Standard Maple Series Snare Drum Ludwig Standard Maple Series Snare Drum
    $349.00
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    Ludwig Steel Snare Drum Ludwig Steel Snare Drum
    Ludwig Steel Snare Drum

    A 14" x 5" chrome-plated shell, with 8 Ludwig Classic lugs, and a Supra-phonic style snare throw-off.

    $109.00
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  3. Ludwig Copper Phonic Snare Drum, 14 x8 in. Ludwig Copper Phonic Snare Drum, 14 x8 in.
    $879.00
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  4. Ludwig Vistalite Tequila Sunrise Snare Drum Ludwig Vistalite Tequila Sunrise Snare Drum
    $565.00
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    Ludwig Supralite Steel Snare Drum Ludwig Supralite Steel Snare Drum
    $204.99
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    Ludwig Hammered Bronze Snare Drum Ludwig Hammered Bronze Snare Drum
    Ludwig Hammered Bronze Snare Drum

    The Ludwig Hand Hammered Bronze Snare Drums with Supra-phonic snare strainers have the unique ability to...

    Starting at $789.00
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  3. Ludwig Black Beauty Brass on Brass Snare Drum Ludwig Black Beauty Brass on Brass Snare Drum
    $839.00
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Founded in the early 1900s, Ludwig is a company that's been on the radar for well over a century. But if you were to ask any music historian what really made Ludwig famous, they'd tell you that it's the snare. The first Ludwig snare drums were introduced in the 1920s, and word quickly spread about the impressive sound and build quality coming out of the modest Chicago workshop. That word never really stopped spreading, and almost a century later, drummers are still excited to talk about these world-class snares.

Without a doubt, the most well-known of all Ludwig snare drums are the Black Beauty series. Although they've been around since the '20s, to this day no other manufacturers have managed to successfully duplicate their tone. It's not for lack of trying - they're just that good. A few examples of these drums would be the Ludwig Supraphonic Black Beauty Snare Drum and Hand Hammered Black Beauty Snare Drum with Imperial Lugs. Based on the same nickel-plated brass shells as the original vintage models, they have a sound that's all their own.

Of course, as impressive as the Black Beauties are, they may not be every drummer's cup of tea. If you're looking for the warmer sound of a wood-shelled snare, for instance, you'll like the Ludwig Epic Brick Birch 20-Ply Snare Drum. Not all of Ludwig's metal drums are brass, either - they've also got the Ludwig Steel Snare Drum and Acrolite Limited Edition Aluminum Snare Drum, each of which can give you a completely different character of sound.

Whether you opt for the legendary Black Beauty or any other Ludwig snare drums, you can rest assured that they'll deliver amazing performance. Choose the material and size of snare based on the tone you're looking for, get the drum tuned up the way you like it, and let Ludwig handle the rest - their century of experience certainly proves they can handle it.
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