Originally Posted by keep it simple
True :) Even the stock heads supplied with high end kits & supposedly "made by" are typically crap. I must confess, I fail to understand the logic in these decisions. If you make a "high end" kit, surely you want it going out sounding it's best? - Apparently not, although they'll all deny that of course.
Buying all new heads (& yes, the reso's are just as important) is a significant cost, & should absolutely be taken into account when comparing kits to buy.
My 2012 Pearl masters came with all clear Remo ambassadors and Powerstroke bass heads. It cost around $300.00 +or- to put new heads on my kit thats a big number. I port my bass I think it mic's up better