Originally Posted by RobertM
....Interesting to note, though, the Absolute Maple Hybrids being near $3K. I'd easily go for a Pro-lite or even a Pearl Reference Pure, which cost the same. Yamaha goofed there.
I play Stage Customs now, just for fun.
I haven't bought a more expensive kit since I was a kid. If I were to do so now, it would be Ludwig or Gretsch.