Ludwig Legacy Mahogany Van Buren 18" x 16" Floor Tom

Ludwig Legacy Mahogany Van Buren 18" x 16" Floor Tom



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The Ludwig Legacy Mahogany Van Buren 18 inch x 16 inch Floor Tom provides the ideal way to expand the tonal range of the Van Buren Pro Beat Shell Pack. Limited to production in 2019 only in celebration of Ludwig's 110th anniversary year.

Add on Van Buren Floor Tom

Released at NAMM 2019 to mark the 110th anniversary of the legendary Ludwig Drums Company, the Van Buren Pro Beat kit follows the tradition of the Ludwig inchœVictorious inch drums of the 1940s.

Highlighting the rich heritage of this world-renowned drum company, the Ludwig Van Buren shell pack combines vintage inspired aesthetics with legendary Ludwig tone.

Featuring the same specifications as the full drum kit, this add on 18 inch floor tom provides the ideal way to extend the range of tone available from the 3-piece shell pack.

Producing powerful raw tone combined with stunning vintage inspired looks, this Ludwig floor tom delivers beautifully punchy low-end warmth to expand your kit sound.

Limited to production in 2019 only!

Ludwig Legacy Mahogany Van Buren 18 inch x 16 inch Floor Tom Specifications:

  • 3 Ply Mahogany / Poplar Shell
  • 30 Degree / ¼ inch Radius Outer Bearing Edges
  • 1 inch Maple Reinforcement Rings
  • New Vintage Mahogany Stain
  • Inlaid Maple Hoops
  • 110th Anniversary Ludwig Badge

Legacy Mahogany

Inline with the full drum kit, this Ludwig Van Buren 18 inch floor tom features a 3 ply legacy mahogany shell to deliver the legendary Ludwig tone that made this company so successful.

First introduced in 1923, the Ludwig 3 ply shell formula quickly became the sound of a generation helping to shape the sound of the 20th century.

Reimagined to fulfil the needs of the modern day, this Van Buren floor tom utilises a blend of mahogany and poplar.

The shell is constructed from outer and inner 1/16 inch mahogany plies with a central 1/8 inch ply of American poplar.

This cross laminated poplar centre works to add focus to the rich, warm low end inchœwoody inch tone of the mahogany shell.

The combination of the two woods results in a floor tom that produces beautiful warmth, a rawness of tone and superbly powerful projection.

The perfect way to incorporate some deep thunderous low end into your Van Buren kit setup, this 18 inch x 16 inch floor tom is the answer to expanding your kit sound.

The inside of the floor tom shell is also fitted with 1 inch solid maple reinforcement rings that provide extra stability, strength and durability.

Bearing Edge Blend

As with all of the Van Buren shells, this 18 inch Van Buren Floor Tom is finished with a 30 degree inner cut and a ¼ inch radius round over bearing edge.

The vintage style 30-degree edge and the radius round over combine to produce a drum sound with a pure, well-rounded tonal response.

Instantly evoking the distinctive sound of 20th century pop music, the precisely cut bearing edges work with the stunning 3 ply shell to deliver a robust, powerful depth of tone to fulfil the needs of a variety of musical styles.

Vintage Vibes

Delivering looks that are as stunning as its sound, the Ludwig Van Buren floor tom features a range of vintage inspired trimmings to provide a strikingly sophisticated look.

The shell features a vintage mahogany stain that is a new and improved version of the African mahogany natural finish. 

The beautiful deep brown grained shell is contrasted perfectly by the light maple hoops which feature a classy white pear inlaid adding a stylish attention to detail.

The shell is fitted with compact lugs, claw hooks and streamlined floor tom leg brackets to maintain a sleek, understated vintage look.

Finishing the drum off perfectly and giving a nod to the rich heritage of this company, the Mahogany Van Buren floor tom is adorned with a special 110th anniversary badge reminiscent of the first Ludwig drums badge.


Combining beautiful vintage aesthetics with raw, powerful tone, this limited-edition Ludwig floor tom is the ideal addition to the stunning Ludwig 110th Anniversary Van Buren Kit.

The sophisticated mahogany stained shell, maple hoops and classy white pearl inlay produce a look that instantly evokes vintage style.

The employment of the traditional 3 ply shell construction and blended bearing edges works to provide a floor tom with full warm tone and thunderous focused projection.

To extend the stunning tone of your beautiful Van Buren kit, buy the Ludwig Legacy Mahogany Van Buren 18 inch x 16 inch Floor Tom now from Professional Music Technology Online!

Ludwig Legacy Mahogany Van Buren 18 inch x 16 inch Floor Tom Key Features:

  • Perfect Way To Expand the Tonal Range of the Van Buren 3 Piece Drum Kit
  • 3 Ply Mahogany / Poplar Shell
  • 1 inch Solid Maple Reinforcement Rings
  • Inlaid Maple Hoops
  • 30 Degree Inner Cut, ¼ inch Radius Round Over Bearing Edges
  • Limited to Production in 2019 Only
  • 110th Anniversary Badge
  • Delivers Focused Warm Powerful Tone
  • Compact Chrome Hardware
More Information
Manufacturer Ludwig
SKU 301828
Shipping Weight (kg) 5.000000
Floor Tom Size 18" x 16"


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