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The Ludwig Acrolite: Stands the Test of Time

Photo © The Beat 2016

Since 1962, Ludwig has been making the Acrolite, a soft satin metal snare drum designed as a student instrument. The not so well kept secret about the Acro is that it's an incredible snare drum that's stood the test of time, and can be used in a multitude of playing situations. Many drummers agonize over their first major snare drum purchase - as the options are mind boggling - but sometimes the simplest solution is the best, and cheapest too. Here's a helpful link to give you some rich history.