What's the best drumset you've ever played?

Pearl, Tama, Yamaha, DW, Ludwig, Premier, Mapex etc.

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Post Fri Nov 17, 2006 1:16 am

i would def have to say sjc is where its at. i have a snare drum from them and getting ready to order another one. ive played a few of there kits and they have been by far the best ive played. i do like my 74 ludwig vistalites though alot so between them and the sjcs :D
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Post Fri Nov 17, 2006 2:46 am

BJGOV wrote:My C & C Custom Kit. Hands down. Bill Cardwell knows what he's doing.



I couldn't agree more.
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Post Fri Nov 17, 2006 4:57 am

im sorry but you cant say spaun or any company who slaps a badge on some keller shells. those kits have no personality. try playin the 40 grand neil collecter kit. that a work of art. best kit ive ever played would have to be this studio noble cooley custom kit, insane how good the tones from the kit
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Post Thu Nov 23, 2006 10:09 pm

a Tama Starclassic made of Bubinga wood.... if youl like deep sounds you would love it. It just sounded awesome especially the kick and toms.
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Post Sat Nov 25, 2006 3:12 pm

Tama Starclassic Performer All birch Shells natualrally EQ'ed wood, amazing full spectrum tones
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Post Sun Dec 03, 2006 12:49 am

I own the best drums I've ever played! I don't own the second best kit I ever played... they were made by Rogers a LONG time ago and for some reason they always inspred me to play better!
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Post Sun Dec 03, 2006 12:42 pm

Pearl by far makes the best kits.. I've owned a export kit at one time, a session custom kit, and a master series kit. The masters kit was just awesome!!! I then traded my masters for a DW kit because DW was a big name... what a mistake.. DW is over rated!! if it weren't for our vast selection of drum heads this kit had no hope. Plus one month after i got it the finish was coming unglued. But DW took care of it. I eventually sold that kit and took a break for a about 9 years and now started playing again.. there are alot of nice drums out there for alot less money. I currently own a ddrum dominion maple kit.. nice kit for the money. I just wasn't into paying 5k for a top notch kit for what little I play anymore.
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Post Thu Dec 07, 2006 3:45 pm

I think that it depends on the style of music you plan to play. I own a custom spaun and I love every bit of it. I use it for jazz and it sounds great and I use it for rock and it sounds great. I had to find a kit that was good for both. I've only played Jazz on DWs and I love them more than any other kit for that style. I've also played and loved the rock sounds from pearl masters and yamaha maples.
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Post Fri Dec 08, 2006 10:45 am

Tama Starclassic... the sound is just so deep.
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Post Thu Dec 21, 2006 11:24 am

Tama Starclassic Acrylic....AMAZING
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Post Sat Jun 16, 2007 1:21 am

I love my DW Maple VLT's!!! Gorgeous sound and feel. Also love just looking at my 70's Vista's (in blue).
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Post Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:38 pm


Any kit that I don't have to set up - LOL!

Actually, I love playing my DWs! They make me want to practice and be a better drummer!

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Post Sat Jun 23, 2007 2:17 pm

im going with a ddrum diablo death punx. omg it was amazing.
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Post Sat Jun 23, 2007 6:26 pm

Tyman345 wrote:im going with a ddrum diablo death punx. omg it was amazing.


i hope youre kidding...i played one of those and even tuned with single ply heads it had absolutely no resonance and the whole kit felt dead. they look ok but the sound is one of the worse ive heard.
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Post Sun Jun 24, 2007 2:57 pm

Only played one-my Ludwig Accent. It's pretty nice