The Modular bracket, another 70’s era innovation, took on more recognition in the 1980’s.New Blue/Olive badges with rounded lower left and upper right corners (debuting in 1979) came to represent the close of one era, while another came.The Ludwig catalog would advance, utilizing an array of new materials and ideas previously nonexistent to the drum market.Designers and companies alike began to understand the science of shell makeup and mold.This web site is connected to a large drum forum related to vintage drums where you could do even more research and or become a member to ask qeustions and learn from people that have been collecting for many years.
He is often shown as having little social competence, however, and is often portrayed as being very forgetful, sometimes even somewhat senile.
Ludwig Classic shells of the 1980’s took on several changes that differed/repeated pre-existing outfits.
The 6-ply maple shell design that debuted in 1976 carried on into the early part 1980’s.
This site serves to preserve and document drums produced by the Ludwig Drum Company during its Golden Era of the 1960's and 1970's.
It's a free reference for drummers and collectors alike.