PLUS......the audience has no clue. Hell, they don't know if it's a high end custom cast, hand hammered by a guy with a turban and bare feet, lathed or not lathed, or how much you paid for it. And unless you're a real showman, they're probably not even watching you. Sorry, but that's the truth.The Mayor is over thinking this. OMG!! Just please don't overthink stuff and just play your drums.