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Old 10-02-2011, 09:21 PM
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Here is the only add Ludwig ever ran on the Stainless Steel kits,the pro beat kit, this was listed for $4200.00 Mikey has the wrong price on your kit it listed for $2800.00 to $3200.00. http://www.vintagedrumguide.com/imag..._pro_beat2.jpg

Holy s**t!!
That's my kit! I really had no idea what it cost back when it was new. Where did you learn this? What is the value now?
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Old 10-03-2011, 01:03 PM
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I was in college during the release date of the Stainless steel series. I wanted a set from day one, that was the price I got from several ludwig dealers. one dealer had a quadra plus kit on the floor, but I wanted the pro beat kit. So I bought a Gretsch kit instead. couldn't afford the Ludwigs at the time.and now they sale for 1/2 that price.
Amazing!
Thanks for the information.
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Old 10-03-2011, 02:44 PM
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Thanks guys....


I'm thinking that it would be nice to add 10" & 13" concert toms (did they make a 13' concert?) and then maybe add a 16" double floor.... god then I would need another bass....lol GAS
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Old 10-06-2011, 02:25 AM
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Do you know which models were the second and third in the price line and how did they compare (price)?
Yes i was off the the price.I have a price list in hand from MAy 2 1977..Your set listed for 1,430.00 if it has a 22'' bass and 1,450.00 if bass is a 24''..Price for a wood shell set list for 1,300.00 in any finish-{plastic,chrome over wood,and any one color Vistalite..With a 24" bass the list price was 1,320.00...Mikey
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Old 10-06-2011, 05:56 PM
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Yes i was off the the price.I have a price list in hand from MAy 2 1977..Your set listed for 1,430.00 if it has a 22'' bass and 1,450.00 if bass is a 24''..Price for a wood shell set list for 1,300.00 in any finish-{plastic,chrome over wood,and any one color Vistalite..With a 24" bass the list price was 1,320.00...Mikey
only $130 more than wood? seems odd
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Old 10-07-2011, 02:20 AM
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only $130 more than wood? seems odd
Yes odd but these steel drums along with Ludwig vistalite did not sell good.I was told at one time Ludwig wrap these shells in plastic to use them up..They also did the same thing on the solid white and solid black vistalites shells and wraped them in chrome...Mikey
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