Originally Posted by Lovetadraw
I feel like just because it's there doesn't mean I have to use it. Of course I wouldn't play "Back in Black" with 16" note running double bass, but if the music calls for it I want to be able to supply it.
That's certainly not an unreasonable position. I just think there is a very small percentage of music that calls for it, and I don't play any
of it, which is why I went with a single. I was just using the double pedal for occasional flash.
Bob has an interesting take on it, using the double pedal as an exercise tool.