Ludwig LC179X016 Breakbeats 4 Piece Shell Pack with Rise

Drums are hands down the hardest instrument to schlep around. The Breakbeats series was designed by Roots drummer, Questlove, to be a more compact option for street musicians. This smaller size also makes it perfect for apartment living or small club gig. And the best part is… It sounds just as good as its bigger […]

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Ludwig LC179X016 Breakbeats 4 Piece Shell Pack with Rise

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Drums are hands down the hardest instrument to schlep around. The Breakbeats series was designed by Roots drummer, Questlove, to be a more compact option for street musicians. This smaller size also makes it perfect for apartment living or small club gig.

And the best part is...

It sounds just as good as its bigger counterparts.

The Ludwig Breakbeats 4-piece set linked here is an ideal touring kit for a professional drummer, and not just because of its size. It’s not too pricey--especially considering the quality of the sound and build. Ludwig saves you money by leaving out the extras like cymbals and hardware—things that professionals will already have on hand.

Sound-wise, this kit delivers what you’d expect from Ludwig equipment. The punchy tone is perfect for hip-hop, funk, or rock, and they’re responsive and sensitive enough for quieter genres like jazz, too. Even the Remo Pinstripe heads that come installed are a higher caliber than the stock heads most kits come with.

Specs at a glance:

  • Shell material: 7-ply hardwood
  • Kick drum: 14” X 16”
  • Snare: 14” X 5”
  • Toms: 13” X 13” floor tom, 7” X 10” mounted tom
  • Whole kit weight: 48.5
  • Color options: Black sparkle, white sparkle

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