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Ludwig Breakbeats ShellSet, Ahmir Thompson, Black Sparkle

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4-piece drum kit, 16"x14" bass drum, 10"x7" & 13"x13" floor toms, and a 14"x5" snare drum  All product info

€ 428.00
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Ludwig Breakbeats ShellSet, Ahmir Thompson, Black Sparkle

4-piece drum kit

The Ludwig Breakbeats ShellSet, Ahmir Thompson, Black Sparkle is a 4-piece drum kit, made of hardwood, with Remo heads, and a black sparkle finish, and consists of a 16"x14" bass drum , 10"x7" & 13"x13" floor toms , and a 14"x5" snare drum . With this ultra-compact set from Ludwig the next street gig will become child's play. The break beats set is a complete shell set consist of a bass drum, floor tom, tom tom and snare drum, all of it is easy to transport with the included bag set. Breakbeats was designed with the city in mind. Positioned on a riser for optimum reach, its compact 14x16" bass drum, 7x10" tom, and 13x13" floor tom creates a set-up for sculpting grooves in tight spaces. The tonal centre of Breakbeats is a 5x14" matching wood snare drum. Create beats on the fly and make your voice heard at gigs, on the street, or in rehearsal.

Fitted with Remo heads , Ludwig Breakbeats ShellSet, Ahmir Thompson, Black Sparkle 7-ply hardwood shells play like a full-sized kit; fusing low-end kick punch with focused tom and snare midrange. Packable, stackable, and portable, Breakbeats' compact size and included velvet storage bags make it ideal for the drummer on the move. Play it wide open or instantly change volume and tone by draping each bag over each drum. Each drum's bearing edge is cut to a 45-degree angle within 1/16" from the outside edge. This sharp edge is hand-sanded to the craftsman's touch to assure a smooth, even, flat surface for easy head seating; the final touch to complete the unmistakable Ludwig Sound.

"I wanted to build a device that was apartment-friendly and compact for the street musician; but also something that was quality-sounding. A gritty, raw, 'Break-able' kit for gigging in clubs that you can fit in a cab. Breakbeats by Questlove does it all." - Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson (The Roots)

The main features of the Ludwig Breakbeats ShellSet, Ahmir Thompson, Black Sparkle include:

  • 14x16" bass drum w/riser and tom mount w/auxiliary clamp
  • 7x10" tom, 13x13" floor tom, and 5x14" matching snare drum
  • Velvet storage bags included for dust/moisture protection. Instantly changes volume and tone by draping each bag over each drum.
  • Self-muffled kick drum heads
  • Remo Pinstripe tom heads
  • Stackable and portable

Scope of Delivery:

  • incl. Tom Holder: Yes


  • Manufacturer: Ludwig
  • Configuration: with 16" Bass Drum
  • Shell Material: Mixed Wood
  • Shell Surface: Lacquered High-Gloss
  • Colour: Black Sparkle
  • Sparkle: Yes
  • Fade: No
  • Shell Hardware: Chrome
  • Signature: No
  • Hoop Material: Steel
  • Freely Swinging Tom Mount: No
  • Bass Drum with Rosette: Yes
  • Size tom 1: 10" x 7"
  • Size floor tom 1: 13" x 13"
  • Snare size: 14" x 5"
  • Size bassdrum: 16" x 14"
  • Air suspension rubber feet: No
  • Tuning Safeguard: No
  • Rubber Gasket Lined Bass Drum Claws: No
  • Pre-dampened Bass Drum Head: Yes
  • Number of Layers snare drum: 7
  • Number of Layers bassdrum: 7
  • Number of Layer toms: 7
Ludwig Breakbeats ShellSet, Ahmir Thompson, Black Sparkle Product ImageLudwig Breakbeats ShellSet, Ahmir Thompson, Black Sparkle
€ 428.00

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