Originally Posted by IDDrummer
No, you shouldn't worry. In thirty-seven years of playing I've never had a batter head of any brand tear at the edge.
Play what you like and don't worry about it. I daresay if your friends actually had this experience, it involved factors other than the heads. .02
Agreed. I had a texture coated that lasted me a year of bad technique when I started drumset, they are good heads. They will last you with good technique.