DRUMMERWORLD OFFICIAL DISCUSSION FORUM   

Go Back   DRUMMERWORLD OFFICIAL DISCUSSION FORUM > Drum Gear > Other Gear

Other Gear Discuss Hardware and all other equipment not covered in the other topics

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 08-14-2009, 08:49 PM
Scavija Scavija is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 1
Default Looking to buy my first kit!

Hello!

I have been an aspiring drummer for the past year and a half now, and I am finally deciding to take the plunge and invest in my very first drum kit. Unfortunately, I live in an apartment complex, so my only option is to buy an electric kit. After poking around a bit, I have decided that the Roland TD-9KX kit sounds the most appealing to me (And is within my capital constraints). Are there any other good choices in that money range? I would very much like a kit that will last me for at least 5-10 or so years before I feel I need to upgrade. I am pretty sure I want mesh heads over rubber ones, too, but please do speak your mind if you have another suggestion.

Also, I am going to invest in a double bass pedal right out of the gate, and after a cursory glance at what's to offer, the DW 5002 seem to be a solid choice without costing too much. I am still very much undecided, so any suggestions and tips you may have, I would appreciate. Also, just out of curiosity, is the difference between long and shortboard versions really that significant?

I appreciate any comments and advice you may have! Please bear in mind that I am very much a novice and know only the most basic things drumming encompass. But, hell, that's exactly why I'm looking to buy some! ;D

Thank you!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-15-2009, 06:46 AM
harryconway's Avatar
harryconway harryconway is offline
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Pasadena, California, U.S.A.
Posts: 9,110
Default Re: Looking to buy my first kit!

Both the Roland and the DW pedal should last you 5 years or so. But don't be suprised if you want to upgrade sooner. Drums are addictive. What you need and what you want, usually 2 very seperate agenda's. You'll probably want an acoustic kit, sooner than later. Welcome to Drummerworld.
__________________
This seat does not recline as per Federal Aviation Regulation 121.310 (f)(3)
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are Off
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off




All times are GMT +2. The time now is 05:54 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Bernhard Castiglioni's DRUMMERWORLD.com