The Ludwig Black Beauty 14” x 6.5” Snare Drum is a true legend in the world of drums. Its black nickel over brass shell delivers a timeless aesthetic and warm vibrant tone.
An Icon of the Drum World
When it comes to sought after snare drums it doesn’t get much more popular than the Ludwig Black Beauty.
A true icon of the drum world, the Ludwig Black Beauty has been the go-to choice for industry professionals and gigging hobbyists alike for years.
If you listen to any hit record from the 60s to the present day, it’s highly likely you’re hearing a Ludwig snare.
Delivering warm, round metallic tone, every drummer should own a Black Beauty at some point in their drum life.
Ludwig LB417 Black Beauty 14” x 6.5” Snare Drum Key Features:
- 1.2mm Seamless Brass Shell
- Black Nickel Plated
- 2.3mm Steel Triple Flanged Hoops
- P85AC Throw Off
- P35AC Butt Plate
- Ludwig Weather Master Medium Coated Head
- Ludwig Weather Master Clear Snare Side Head
- 10 Lugs
The iconic sound of the Ludwig Black Beauty begins with a single sheet of brass that is machine drawn into a seamless beaded shell that is 1.2mm thick.
Known for their warm and vibrant sound, brass drums deliver an open response across the full frequency range.
Able to deliver the loud, cutting projection needed to slice through the mix on stage, the 14” x 6.5” Black Beauty also delivers warm depth of tone that’s ideal for the studio.
Whether you play rock and pop, jazz and funk or metal and prog, the Black Beauty snare is versatile enough to cover all playing styles and performance settings.
Stylishly Functional Hardware
The 14” x 6.5” Black Beauty is framed with 2.3mm Steel Triple Flanged Hoops to offer versatile open tone.
The snare comes complete with the P85AC Throw Off and P35AC Butt Plate to deliver strong hold and smooth adjustment of the snare wires.
The shell of the Black Beauty snare has a black nickel-plated finish to provide a look that is as striking as its tone.
With a look that’s filled with serious sophistication, the Ludwig Black Beauty has a shimmering aesthetic that exudes timeless style.
The beaded shell is fitted with 10 Ludwig Imperial Lugs to offer a classic art deco look that is instantly recognisable.
The black nickel shell and chrome finish lugs contrast brilliantly to produce a striking juxtaposed style.
Weather Master Drumheads
The Ludwig 14” x 6.5” Black Beauty is fitted with Ludwig Weather Master drumheads as standard to provide warm, articulate and resonant tone.
The batter side is fitted with a Ludwig Weather Master Medium Coated Head and the resonant side features a Ludwig Weather Master Clear Side Head.
When it comes to drums, it doesn’t get more iconic or famous than the Ludwig Black Beauty.
Often imitated but never duplicated, the Ludwig Black Beauty snare drum delivers versatile tone to cover all playing styles and performance settings.
The 1.2mm seamless beaded brass shell offers crisp, articulate cut to deliver impact on stage, while the 6.5” depth helps to produce well-rounded warmth in the studio.
The 2.3mm triple flanged hoops and P85 throw off ensure a wide tuning range and smooth adjustment of the snare response to help you achieve your ideal sound.
The striking sophistication of the black nickel shell and chrome hardware delivers an instantly recognisable classic aesthetic.
To get your hands on legendary style and sound, buy the Ludwig Black Beauty 14” x 6.5” Snare Drum now from PMT Online.
|Snare Size||14" x 6.5"|
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