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Ludwig Black Beauty 5X14 SUPRA-PHONIC Black Snare Drum


The LB416 snare drum for sale features a smooth reflective brass shell with classic Imperial lugs. One of the primary reasons Ludwig is "The Most Famous Name On Drums" is the legendary Black Beauty Snare Drum. The drum is constructed of a single sheet of brass that is machine drawn into a seamless beaded shell. However, due to their truly unique and difficult manufacturing process, only a very limited number of Black Beauties are available each year from Ludwig USA. If you are looking for an LB416, I highly suggest you pick up this one while its still in stock. 

A true 100% American original, the iconic Black Beauty drum provides a warm, round metallic tone that is often imitated, but never duplicated.

Black Beauty LB416 Features

  • Drum shell: 1.2mm Seamless Brass Shell Black Nickel Plated
  • Dimensions: 5x14 (5 inch deep snare drum with 14 inch diameter)
  • Snare hoops: 2.3mm Steel Triple Flanged Hoops
  • Snare hardware: P88AC Throw Off
  • Snare hardware: P35P Butt Plate
  • Brand new drum heads: Ludwig Weather Master Medium Coated Head
  • Snare hardware: Ludwig Weather Master Clear Snare Side Head
  • Lugs: 10 Imperial style Ludwig lugs
The Black Beauty snare drum from Ludwig is in stock at Vic's Drum Shop and for sale online. There are a few variations of Black Beauty snare drum options but the LB416 is one of the most heavily requested types. This is a classic drum with the utmost versatility of sound. It can get fast and loud or it can be played with finesse. This particular drum is 5 inches deep by 14 inches wide. Pick up the most in demand supra-phonic of all time today!