Congrats on your purchase, my friend!First of all, I just want to hello and thank you to everyone on this forum. I don't know how in the hell I have been playing for 24 years and was unawre of this amazing community. I judge myself, really. But I digress, many of you have been helpful in my decision-making process in purchasing my new kit. Excuse me, my new dream kit. There are so many old threads on here with info about things you just won't find anywhere else. And, it's info and insight from the people you really want to hear it from. People that have been there, done that, and bought the t-shirt.
I have been playing this Pearl Export EXR kit since 06. It's seen 11 bands, thousands of shows, and countless hours of practice and jam sessions. And, honestly, I don't NEED anything better. These drums sound amazing with good heads and tuning. And, as many of you have pointed out, you can throw them off a building, walk down and get them, set em up and play em. But, I have always wanted a higher end kit (obviosluy) and I am at a place in my life now that I can afford it (also Sweetwater's interest-free financing is friggin amazing).
Arriving tomorrow is my Pearl Session Studio Select (Ice Blue Oyster), Masters Maple snare (Cain and Able), A custom cymbals, Peearl Eliminator Redline double-kick pedal, Evans EC2 clear batters and EC reso, and all-new Pearl hardware. I am beside myself with excitement! Update with more pics of new kit to come. Thanks again, all. Peace and love.
Side Note: This kit is not for sale. It now belongs to my eldest son. He just doesn't know it yet.
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