Ludwig Breakbeats By Questlove 4-piece Shell Pack with Snare Drum - Wine Red

4-piece Shell Pack with 16" Kick, 13" Floor Tom, 10" Rack Tom, and 14" Snare - Wine Red Sparkle
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Portable Drums That Pack a Punch

For anyone putting together an ideal drum set for less-than-ideal environments, Ludwig's Breakbeats 4-piece shell pack is perfect. Ludwig actually brought in the famous Roots drummer Questlove to help them create a compact set of drums that travel wonderfully and still pack more than enough punch to fill out the backbeat when you're playing tight clubs. With hardwood shells, Remo Pinstripe heads, and ingenious hardware, you'll feel right at home behind this set. Top it off with an included set of velvet gig bags, and you're ready to grab your Breakbeats drums and go.

Full-sized feel in a compact kit

The thing that makes Ludwig Breakbeats drums such a great solution for gigging drummers is that they don't feel restrictive. That's because these drums combine clever designs and full-sized heads to achieve the feel and sound of a full kit. When the drummers here at Sweetwater got to check out this setup, one of the things that impressed us the most is the bass drum riser, which elevates the compact 16" bass drum so that it's the perfect height for your kick pedal.

Ludwig Breakbeats 4-piece Shell Pack Features:
  • A professional drum collection by Roots drummer Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson
  • 4-piece portable shell pack includes 2 toms, a bass drum, and a matching snare drum
  • All shells made from 7-ply hardwood to provide full-sized punch and projection
  • 16" bass drum comes equipped with riser hardware for natural beater alignment
  • 45-degree bearing edge angles ensure tuning stability and easy head seating
  • Shell pack comes complete with a full set of velvet travel bags
  • All drums outfitted with Remo Pinstripe drumheads
Get full-sized sound on the move with Ludwig Breakbeats drums by Questlove!

Tech Specs

Finish Wine Red Sparkle
Configuration Shell pack with snare
Number of Drums 4
Snare (Depth x Diameter) 5" x 14"
Mounted Toms (Depth x Diameter) 7" x 10"
Floor Toms (Depth x Diameter) 13" x 13"
Bass Drums (Depth x Diameter) 14" x 16"
Shell Material 7-ply hardwood
Manufacturer Part Number LC179X25

Customer Reviews

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Breakbeats drum kit

Big sound in a little drum kit. The people that I jam with were impressed with the sound.

Ludwig Breakbeats

Using mostly for recording in a small bedroom, great kit!. Put new heads on and tuned it up; was surprised by how big the tones are, particularly the kick. Shout out to Cody Kraus (new to Sweetwater) but knowledgable and always attentive!

Very impressed . . .

I've been eyeballing Breakbeats by Questlove for a while, as a couple of my drummer friends who own or have played it say this kit sounds great for something so compact and portable. As such, I had pretty high expectations when it arrived and I pulled it out of the box. For appearance, this kit looks great, though I must say the Wine Red finish doesn't appear quite as rich and dark as the photo suggests. My only complaint is what I've read in other reviews; namely, that I had to configure the kick riser very carefully so the footboard and/or chain on my pedal don't strike the hoop. Otherwise, I couldn't be more delighted with how this kit looks, sounds, and plays. I was surprised by how large a sound the 16" kick produces and, with a bit of fine tuning, the toms produced a warm and resonant tone with the Remo heads right out of the box. The 14" snare produced a nice, crisp crack with only a little bit of tuning. Although it had slightly too much ring for my taste, a couple of moon gels muted the snare to just the sound I was going for. If you're looking for a portable, compact kit with a surprisingly strong sound, I can't imagine there's a better kit out there for the money.
See also: Acoustic Drum Sets, Ludwig, Ludwig Acoustic Drum Sets