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Old 03-11-2022, 07:04 PM
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Default Ludwig Rockers

I don't do much horse trading anymore, but I came across this Ludwig Rocker and it was a good deal, so why not. They all have the clear interiors and made in the USA. It also came with a Premier 2000 snare, which I have in the for sale section and an 8x10 Ludwig Classic Maple tom in a black finish from the 90's.
They can call these Rockers, Stockers or Mockers, whatever the name, they have that distinct Ludwig sound.
8x12,16x16,16x22
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Old 03-14-2022, 09:31 AM
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Do these have a black & white Ludwig badge or the later "cartoon script badge?

The first issue late 1970s/early 1980s Rockers were by far superior and still made in the USA. Later versions were not. I think...? I had a nice late 70s kit I sold with matching snare.
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Old 03-14-2022, 11:26 AM
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Larry I can see the black/white badge on the floor tom at least.

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Old 03-14-2022, 01:50 PM
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Do these have a black & white Ludwig badge or the later "cartoon script badge?

The first issue late 1970s/early 1980s Rockers were by far superior and still made in the USA. Later versions were not. I think...? I had a nice late 70s kit I sold with matching snare.
Yep, they all have the black/white badge's with the clear interiors, made in the USA. Reminds me of a Ludwig 6ply kit I had.
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Old 03-14-2022, 02:35 PM
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Yep, they all have the black/white badge's with the clear interiors, made in the USA. Reminds me of a Ludwig 6ply kit I had.
Oh good. yes these are good drums. Wish I had mine still.
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Old 03-14-2022, 04:38 PM
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You have had every vintage drum set known to man so you know what you have. That said, they are good drums and you always did like ludwig.
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Old 03-14-2022, 06:18 PM
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You have had every vintage drum set known to man so you know what you have. That said, they are good drums and you always did like ludwig.
You're right, I believe I have and ya, I do have a fondness for Ludwig. Unlike a lot of you guys I also like black drums, even mismatched drums.
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Old 03-15-2022, 09:13 AM
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why does the rack tom have different lugs the the floor and bass? just curious.
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Old 03-15-2022, 10:32 AM
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why does the rack tom have different lugs the the floor and bass? just curious.
Hi Robyn, ya, the 12 has the classic lugs and the 16,:22 have the Standard lugs. It was probably all pieced together.
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Old 03-15-2022, 10:37 AM
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I had this nice Rocker II set some years ago. Same shells as the Rockers, but with the brownish "Lud-Cote" interior spray. They were advertised with Rocker (Standard) lugs, but this set came with all Classic lugs! The assembly people did this when they were out of Rocker lugs and needed to keep production going!

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