Originally Posted by bobdadruma
They weren't very supportive of my drumming. I bought my first throne when I bought my 74 Gretsch kit. I still have the base from that throne and I still use it with a different seat on my practice kit.
The beer crate was not very comfortable. I wasn't sorry to see it go!
LOL, my parents did the same, so I robbed them of the kitchen step ladder/stool which was entirely too high to comfortably play the drums. I did not get a bonafide throne until I could afford my first set of Ludwigs in 1974.