Where O where has Ludwig II gone?

Velodrome

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Missing the old boy. Hasnt been on in quite a while now. ( very nearly 7 weeks ) Has he "Gone forth" again with musicians and loose women? Jail? Has he done a Brexet? Who has recon on Whiggie?
 
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Ludwig II

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Tonight I completed my best Hitty Thing percussion instrument so far. 1 x perforated and ridged tray, 1 x slightly smaller baking tray, separated by 4 blocks of wood. Doesn't sound like much, but there's a wide tonal range and good volume from it.

Sort of like this for the big one, gives a rub board sound, also sort of snare drum when used with brushes. The other, plain side, has a remarkably African tone to it.
 

Ludwig II

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Tonight was it's first outing. The ridged side wasn't as much use as expected, but the flat face of it gave a very sharp snare drum sound. It's excellent for reggae. The edges need more support, there were dents incurred. Also it needs a better strap arrangement to allow standing or sitting.
 
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