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Review – Ludwig Universal Series Snare Drums

Here’s the latest review from our sister-site Drummer’s Review looking at a trio of Ludwig Universal Snare Drums

  • 14″ x 6.5″ Mahogany Shell
  • 14″ x 6.5″ Cherry Shell
  • 14″ x 6.5″ Birch Shell

all featuring…

  • 6-ply, 7.5mm shells,
  • 10 x Ludwig Classic double ended tube lugs,
  • 2.3mm triple flanged hoops,
  • Ludwig P88i snare throw off & P35 butt plate,
  • 18-strand Snare wires,
  • REMO UT Series heads (coated batter / clear snare side).

Ludwig Says…“Ludwig’s Universal Snare Drum series offers a palette of new sounds to complement virtually any style of music. Universal Snares were designed to bring unique musical voices to the stage that work well in various musical styles across multiple tuning ranges. Sonic range and richness have never been so accessible!”

Find out the team’s thoughts in the video above!!

Ludwig Universal Series Snare Drums:


14″ x 6.5″ Mahogany – £425.00

14″ x 6.5″ Cherry – £382.00

14″ x 6.5″ Birch – £365.00

See Ludwig at The UK Drum Show 2023…

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