Originally Posted by drumminjc
My advice would be to save up for some good quality mics. I saved up and got 5 x Shure Beta 98A D/C mics for my toms, 2 x Beta 57As and 2x SM 57s for my snares, Beta 52A for my kick, and 2 x Audio-Technica AT2035 for my overheads. Truly some of the best mics I've ever used. I think if you start with good equipment, you will spend less time in a DAW eq'ing the snot out of everything. ;)
I'll certainly keep that in mind. Still figuring out the software before I start recording anything as well.