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Old 10-19-2017, 12:52 PM
bhcbob bhcbob is offline
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Default Ludwig Hoops 20" and 18" Floor Tom

Hello,

I guess I'm confused as to what is original and what is not. Many questions below haha

I have a 20" Floor Tom #1194285 and an 18" Floor Tom #1606945 both white cortex.... close serial numbers so i guess somewhere between 76 - 79

They are both 3 ply with re-rings. They have different styles of the granitone interior paint?? I've seen the thicker darker coating that is the 20"... never seen the smoother version of it though like on the 18"..... pictures attached.... did they just will nilly spray with what was on hand at the time I assume?


As for the tension rods...

the 20" came with orig ludwig rods that are 2-3/4" total length
the 18" came with orig ludwig rods that are 2-1/4" total length
???? the lug distance between hoop seems same? should they both that 2-3/4 or 2-1/4?

As for hoops....
the 20" has very light hoops I assume 1.6mm

the 18" has heavier hoops that seem much heavier....they look original to drum or at least vintage of drum and they are a bit taller than the 20"

any info would be appreciated!
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