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rubber ducky 12-13-2009 08:39 PM

hey, i'm new
 
hey guys. i was just looking to get starting in to drumming. at the min i dont know much about it, just the basics but i will go to the FAQ page and have a look see.
i dont have any drums at the min but i was thinking of getting some for xmas. could you's have a look at this set and see what you's think or recommend some to me as you's would know way more than me. my price range tops at 300

http://www.guitarampkeyboard.com/en/82497

GRUNTERSDAD 12-13-2009 08:51 PM

Re: hey, i'm new
 
You would do much better buying a better kit used for the same money.

rubber ducky 12-13-2009 09:09 PM

Re: hey, i'm new
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by GRUNTERSDAD (Post 641675)
You would do much better buying a better kit used for the same money.

any recommendations?

nicotine25 12-13-2009 09:23 PM

Re: hey, i'm new
 
Look at Gretsch Catalina, either the club mod or maple, or any major brand like Ludwig, Tama, Pearl, DDrum. Stay away from off brands such as percussion plus, Greggs Percussion, Stagg, etc.. Dont get caught in the more is better mantra that many companies put out...i.e. free toms. Quality is better, so of you can get a relitivaly good 5pc, or even a 4 pc (bass, snare, rack tom ,floor tom,) used that would be the way to go. Your primary focus should be to have a good snare, a good ride (that you can crash), and a good set of Hi-Hats. The toms and bass of any intermediate drum set will be good enough. If you the fore mentioned pieces, you can then save money to get more toys, However if you save say 50-70 dollars, dont blow it on a cheap splash cymbal or roto tom. Save enough to get the primary pc's of your set. Like stated before...(snare, and ride and hats are in my opinion the most crucial)....any way hope this helps....


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