Originally Posted by brady
You will probably enjoy those.
I have a pair that I use primarily in the practice room or the occasional louder outdoor gig. I found them to be almost too heavy and stiff for regular use. They are really loud on a brand new head. But like you said, the handles are great for rim shots.
The Jeff Hamilton brushes which are my "heavy" pair are slightly lighter in gauge...about the same as the Legacy brushes. I use the Heritage brushes on most gigs.
Thanks for the recommendations. I will likely pick up a lighter pair as well,quite possibly the Heritage brushes.