But as well as the brand new stuff, there were also plenty of vintage delights on display in the Vintage Showcase area. As the 70s ushered in new ideas for shell materials keep reading for more of that , a few companies began to adopt stainless steel too, with Ludwig leading the way. Also pictured is one of the most popular snares of all time: the Ludwig Supraphonic As we mentioned, the s opened the door for experimentation with materials. Acrylic kits have had a resurgence over the last few years with everyone from Natal to Pearl to Tama to DW, and indeed Ludwig themselves producing coloured acrylic tubs.
Every drummer knows that with the right gear and setup, creativity flows more freely. Who else is better qualified than a fellow drummer with hands-on experience and decades of tech expertise? This is what you can expect from us. When you call or email, Vintage Drum Center founder and owner, Ned Ingberman, will personally help you.
Vintage drums showcase: the best classic kits from London Drum Show 2017
This will cover lots of sets and snares we have had, and will be a great learning tool for different wood types and features such as different bearing edges etc. We'll also do this for Gretsch sets and cool vintage kits so that you can see and hear the differences. Also check out Steve's Video Media Classroom which has lots of past videos about products, vintage gear, past events and "around the shop".
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