Ludwig Breakbeats 16″, 4 Piece Shell Pack – Blue Sparkle



Make it fit. Break it down. Dial it in. Pack it up. The Ludwig Breakbeats Questlove shell pack does it all in style.

A partnership between between Ludwig and and the legendary Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson was always going to produce something special. The Ludwig Breakbeats kit is a leader in the world of travel drum kits. Smaller sizes such as a 16″ kick drum make this kit an excellent choice for tight stages and for regular transportation, which is only made easier by the included carrying bags. Despite it’s size the Breakbeats Kit is not for kids (Check out the Ludwig Pocket Kit to see Ludwig and Questlove’s take on a kids kit). Designed to be road ready and loud enough for the gigging drummer wherever they might be playing next, the Breakbeats won’t disappoint.

“I wanted to build a device that was apartment-friendly and compact for the street musician; but also something that was quality-sounding. A gritty, raw, ‘break-able’ kit for gigging in clubs that you can fit in a cab. Breakbeats by Questlove does it all.”

– Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson (The Roots)

This shell pack is finished with the Blue sparkle wrap for a classic look.

  • Travel kit, ideal for tight spaces
  • Bag set included
  • Full size 14 x 5″ Snare Drum
  • 7 Ply Hardwood Shells
  • Remo Pinstripe drum heads
  • Blue Sparkle Finish

Make It Fit

Breakbeats was designed with the on the go gigging drummer in mind. Its compact 16×14″ bass drum comes with a riser which allows it to be used with standard kick pedals.  A 10×7″ tom, and 13×13″ floor tom and 14 x 5″ snare drum completes an ideal set-up for sculpting grooves in tight spaces. It features Remo Pinstripe heads for pro-level tones, and comes with a multi-purpose bags for easy transport, and drum muting.

Break It Down

The tonal centre of Breakbeats is a 14×5″ matching wood snare drum. Where other travel kits opt for a smaller snare drum the Breakbeats kits offers a full size snare, refusing to compromise on the sound of the drum at the heart of the kit.

Dial It In

Fitted with Remo heads, Breakbeats’ 7-ply hardwood shells play like a full-sized kit; fusing low-end kick punch with focused tom and snare midrange.

Pack It Up

Packable, stackable, and portable, Breakbeats’ compact size and included storage bags make it ideal for the drummer on the move. Far from merely helping you transport the drums, the included bag set is designed to help you sculpt your sound. Play it wide open or instantly change volume and tone by draping each bag over each drum for a dampening effect.

The following discounts and deals are available on this product. You can use as many of these deals at one time as you like. Simply add this product to your basket first to see the discounted prices!

5% Off a Hardware Pack when buying a Ludwig Breakbeats Kit

If you don’t have stands already to add to your shell pack then we’re happy to offer you a little discount to grab them with us now. The HP150s Series hardware pack is a good option if you want to keep it lightweight but you can’t really go wrong with whatever Hardware pack you choose.

Get 5% off the Zildjian A City Pack when bought with any travel kit

With the space they take up full sized cymbals can sometimes ruin the point of a travel drum kit. Luckily, Zildjian have thought of this and have put together the Zildjian A City Pack precisely for pairing up with travel kits. Small sizes, big but focused sounds. For a limited time we’re offering 5% off this great cymbal set when bought with a travel kit.

20% off all Stools when bought with drum kits

Many drum kits including this one don’t come with a stool included so we’ve set up this great offer so that you can choose your own one. You can pick from our whole catalogue of stools so if you decide to treat yourself to a really comfy one you can make a great saving! Our recommendation is the Pearl D-790 or the Custom Percussion Drum Throne

10% Off Drum Sticks when you spend £250

We like to say thank you when a customer places a big order with us and what better way than with a discount on the one thing we’re always going to need more of? We have a massive range of drum sticks for you to choose from. Buying as a gift? You can’t really go wrong with the Vic Firth 5A

  • 16″ x 14″ Bass Drum
  • 10″x 7″ Tom
  • 13″ x 13″ Floor Tom
  • 14 x 5″ Snare Drum
  • Bag Set
  • Tom mount
  • Bass drum riser
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If within 30 days of receiving your purchase you decide it is not right for you providing it is returned in “as new” condition within its unopened original packing we will refund or exchange your item as desired. In cases where packaging has been opened we may be unable to offer a refund but in some cases will offer a refund that reflects the reduced resale value of the item.

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If your purchase develops a fault within the 2 year warranty period you can return it to us and we will repair or replace it. A fault is defined as a defect that you would not normally expect to occur through normal wear and tear and that has not been caused by improper use.

Availability: In stock

Estimated Delivery Date 18/06/2024

SKU: LC2792

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