Finishes included mahogany, lacquer (two colour Duco) or pearl.According to the 1960 catalogue, these drums had no internal muffler / dampener.

It can easily be argued that Ludwig either directly, or indirectly helped shape both music and modern drum manufacturing for decades to come. An idea for the first American made floor foot pedal came to production through brothers William F. This new product was well received by the industry, resulting in high regard for the newly established brand, Ludwig & Ludwig. Newly branded and established as the Ludwig Drum Co, no longer WFL, a concept formulated early on would shape the sound of music to come..concept of the 3-ply shell.

Soon thereafter, Ludwig & Ludwig would design, distribute, and manufacture all things drums and percussion: snares, bass drums, drum heads, hardware, and into the evolved trap kit. was determined to carry on the business that he'd established. would do everything possible to remain a prominent figure in the drum and percussion industry. Unable to reconcile his feeling about drum production and management, William F. It was the design of 3ply classic shells, wrapped in stunning décor, which left a lasting impression on drummers for years to come.

This is no slag at Trick, I was just expecting more from B3.

I assume more snares will be on the works, so I will sit on the sidelines and observe till they come out of with something that catches my eye.

It's all very well doing a triple paradiddle - but who's going to know you've done it?

Hey, I was wondering what everyone's thoughts were on WFL III coming back into the drum business with a new snare drum? He said eventually he will have a wooden shell model along with the new aluminum one.

This vintage Ludwig drum tuning key will make an excellent addition to your drum key collection.

The diamond-shaped logo border is clearly stamped into the wing of the key, however the “WFL” did not imprint during the stamping process. Shipping Note: The shipping charge may be less than what our shopping cart calculates.

Driven by passion for the drum industry, brothers William F.