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Ludwig "Super Ludwig" COB Snare Drum - 14" x 5"

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Create Seamlessly Superior Tone - The Ludwig "Super Ludwig" COB Snare Drum - 14" x 5"

Ludwig presents the revered tone of a Ludwig seamless brass snare drum reimagined with Super style!

Released in 1960 as "The answer to every drummer's dream", the original Super Ludwig series drums are reimagined for 2019. The "Super Ludwig" model is chrome over brass shell, trimmed in nickel hardware and fashions styling of the highly-collectible transition badged version that preceded the original 1960 models with their chrome hardware.

Ludwig snare drums have been the industry standard going way back to 1911. That tradition and quality push on today even better than ever with a sound that can only be Ludwig. Pick any hit song from the '60s through today - chances are better than good you're hearing a Ludwig Snare Drum.


Ludwig Snare Drums are the most toured and recorded snare drum in the world - and with good reason. From the smooth round perfection of the bearing edge to the precision form of the snare bed, Ludwig Snare Drums are in a league of their own. Ludwig snare drums have been the industry standard since 1911 and still are. Pick any hit song from the '60s through today - chances are good you're hearing a Ludwig Snare Drum - That Ludwig tradition and quality continues on today with a sound that's better than ever!


Ludwig's Chrome over Brass snare drum, introduced in 1960 as the "Super Ludwig," was the predecessor to the Supraphonic. Short-lived in its original release, the COB became one of the most highly sought after snares, leading to its eventual re-release in the '90s. The brass alloy coupled with a chrome plating offers up musical undertones favored of brass, with just the right touch of focus and treble.


  • Chrome-Plated Brass Shell, Supraphonic Snares
  • 1.2mm Seamless Brass Shell Chrome Plated
  • P85AC Throw Off 
  • P35AC Butt Plate 
  • 10 Lugs

Manufacturer: Ludwig Drums
Model: LB400BN
SKU: I578439-N-0-WHXC
UPC: 641064952388

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