Ludwig Maple Thermogloss Kit (early 1969-mid 1970)

Drums:

(All drums were 3-ply shells with re-inforcement rings and natural maple interiors)

Kick Drum: 15x26 (10 lug) | Rack Tom: 12x14 (8 lug) | Floor Tom: 16x16 (8 lug) | Floor Tom: 16x18 (8 lug) | Snare Drum: LM402 6.5x14 Ludwig Chrome Supraphonic Snare (10 lug) (18 strand snare wire)

All drums were 3-ply shells with re-inforcement rings and natural maple interiors

 

Drum Heads:

Kick Drum: Batter: Remo Coated Emperor (with felt strip) / Resonant: Ludwig LW5126 Weather Master Power Collar Smooth White Head (or the 60's/70's equivalent) | Rack Tom: Batter: Remo Coated Emperor / Resonant: Ludwig Weather Master Coated CH_Batter / Remo Coated Ambassador | Floor Toms: Batter: Remo Coated Emperor / Resonant: Ludwig Weather Master Coated CH_Batter / Remo Coated Ambassador | Snare: Batter: Remo Coated Emperor / Resonant: Remo Ambassador Hazy

 

Cymbals:

Hi-Hats: 15" Paiste Giant Beats | Crashes: 18" / 20" (sometimes 16") Paiste Giant Beats / Paiste 602 Medium Crashes 

| Ride: 24" Paiste Giant Beat

 

Gong: 38" Paiste Symphonic with Circular Stand

 

Hardware: Kick Pedal: WFL/Ludwig Speed King | Cymbal Stands: Rogers Swivomatic Cymbal Stand | Cowbell: Paiste/Ludwig Cowbell | Tom Mount: Rogers Swivomatic Tom Mount| Ride Cymbal Mount: Ludwig L-Arm Cymbal Mount | Hi-Hat Stand: Rogers Swivomatic Hi-Hat Stand | Drum Throne: Premier 3-leg Drum Throne | Bass Drum Spurs: Ludwig Club Date Straight Spur x 2

 

Ludwig Maple Green Sparkle Kit (May 1970 - April 1973)

Drums:

(All drums were 3-ply shells with re-inforcement rings and natural maple interiors)

Kick Drum: 14x26 (10 lug) | Rack Tom: 10x14 (6 lug) | Floor Tom: 16x16 (8 lug) | Floor Tom: 16x18 (8 lug) | Snare Drum: LM402 6.5x14 Ludwig Chrome Supraphonic Snare (10 lug) (18 strand snare wire)

 

Drum Heads:

Kick Drum: Batter: Remo Coated Emperor (with felt strip) / Resonant: Ludwig LW5126 Weather Master Power Collar Smooth White Head (or the 60's/70's equivalent) | Rack Tom: Batter: Remo Coated Emperor / Resonant: Ludwig Weather Master Coated CH_Batter / Remo Coated Ambassador | Floor Toms: Batter: Remo Coated Emperor / Resonant: Ludwig Weather Master Coated CH_Batter / Remo Coated Ambassador | Snare: Batter: Remo Coated Emperor / Resonant: Remo Ambassador Hazy

 

Cymbals:

Hi-Hats: 15" Paiste Giant Beats / 15" Paiste 2002 Sound Edge | Crashes: 18" / 20" (sometimes 16") Paiste Giant Beats / 18" / 20" (sometimes 16") Paiste 2002 Crash | Ride: 24" Paiste Giant Beat / 24" Paiste 2002 Ride

 

Gong: 38" Paiste Symphonic with Circular Stand

 

Tambourine: Ralph Kester Ching Ring

 

Timpanis (Added Oct. 1972): 29" Ludwig Machine Timpani Drum | 30" Ludwig Universal Timpani Drum

 

Hardware: Kick Pedal: WFL/Ludwig Speed King | Cymbal Stands: Ludwig Atlas Cymbal Stand | Tom Mount: Ludwig Rail Consolette | Ride Cymbal Mount: Ludwig L-Arm Cymbal Mount | Hi-Hat Stand: Rogers Swivomatic Hi-Hat Stand | Drum Throne: Premier 3-leg Drum Throne | Bass Drum Spurs: Ludwig 5/16" Curved Spurs

 

Ludwig Amber Vistalite Kit (May 1973 - May 1975)

Drums:

(All drums were acrylic shells)

Kick Drum: 14x26 (10 lug) | Rack Tom: 10x14 (6 lug) | Floor Tom: 16x16 (8 lug) | Floor Tom: 16x18 (8 lug) | Snare Drum: LM402 6.5x14 Ludwig Chrome Supraphonic Snare (10 lug) (18 strand snare wire)

 

Drum Heads:

Kick Drum: Batter: Remo Black Dot (with felt strip) / Resonant: Ludwig Weather Master Clear Head (or the 60's/70's equivalent) | Rack Tom: Batter: Remo Black Dot / Resonant: Ludwig Weather Master Clear CH_Batter / Remo Clear Ambassador | Floor Toms: Batter: Remo Black Dot / Resonant: Ludwig Weather Master Clear CH_Batter / Remo Clear Ambassador | Snare: Batter: Remo Coated Emperor / Resonant: Remo Ambassador Hazy

 

Cymbals:

Hi-Hats: 15" Paiste 2002 Sound Edge | Crashes: 18" / 20" (sometimes 16") Paiste Giant Beats / 18" / 20" (sometimes 16") Paiste 2002 Crash | Ride: 24" Paiste Giant Beat / 24" Paiste 2002

 

Gong: 38" Paiste Symphonic with Circular Stand

 

Tambourine: Ralph Kester Ching Ring

 

Timpanis: 29" Ludwig Machine Timpani Drum | 30" Ludwig Universal Timpani Drum

 

Hardware: Kick Pedal: WFL/Ludwig Speed King | Cymbal Stands: Ludwig Atlas Cymbal Stand | Tom Mount: Ludwig Rail Consolette | Ride Cymbal Mount: Ludwig L-Arm Cymbal Mount | Hi-Hat Stand: Rogers Swivomatic Hi-Hat Stand | Drum Throne: Premier 3-leg Drum Throne | Bass Drum Spurs: Ludwig 5/16" Curved Spurs

 

Ludwig Stainless Steel Kit (April 1977 - June 1980)

Drums:

(All drums were stainless steel shells)

Kick Drum: 14x26 (10 lug) | Rack Tom: 12x15 (1977-1979) (6 bowtie lugs) / 10x14 (1980) (6 lug) | Floor Tom: 16x16 (8 lug) | Floor Tom: 16x18 (8 lug) | Snare Drum: LM402 6.5x14 Ludwig Chrome Supraphonic Snare (10 lug) (42 strand snare wire)

 

Drum Heads:

Kick Drum: Batter: Remo Coated Emperor (with felt strip) / Resonant: Ludwig LW5126 Weather Master Smooth White Head (or the 60's/70's equivalent) | Rack Tom: Batter: Remo Coated Emperor / Resonant: Ludwig Weather Master Coated CH_Batter / Remo Coated Ambassador | Floor Toms: Batter: Remo Coated Emperor / Resonant: Ludwig Weather Master Coated CH_Batter / Remo Coated Ambassador | Snare: Batter: Remo Coated Emperor / Resonant: Remo Ambassador Hazy

 

Cymbals:

Hi-Hats: 15" Paiste 2002 Sound Edge | Crashes: 18" / 20" (sometimes 16") Paiste 2002 Crash | Ride: 24" Paiste 2002 Ride

 

Gong: 38" Paiste Symphonic with Circular Stand

 

Tambourine: Ralph Kester Ching Ring

 

Timpanis: 29" Ludwig Machine Timpani Drum | 30" Ludwig Universal Timpani Drum

 

Hardware: Kick Pedal: WFL/Ludwig Speed King | Cymbal Stands: Ludwig Atlas Cymbal Stands | Tom Mount: Ludwig Tom Mount

| Ride Cymbal Mount: Ludwig L-Arm Cymbal Mount | Hi-Hat Stand: Rogers Swivomatic Hi-Hat Stand | Drum Throne: Premier / Ludwig Drum Throne \ Ludwig Drum Throne | Bass Drum Spurs: Ludwig 5/16" Curved Spurs